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What's A Good Voltmeter?

Discussion in 'ECU's, Electronics, and Tuning' started by tdehnel, Apr 6, 2003.

  1. tdehnel

    tdehnel Senior Member

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    Well, the subject pretty much says it all. For those of you who have and use voltmeters, what should I consider? Part #s would be very helpful :D .
     
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    Just get a good craftsman or other good brand Multi Meter, That way you can do just about everything (except some you cant read amps but not all) This way you can read voltage, resistance and a few other things. Very nice tool to have with todays cars.
     
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    lsvtec GNU/Linux Evangelist

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    I wasn't sure if he meant multimeter or volt meter as in a gauge.
     
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    I meant multimeter. Thanks for your help.
     
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    lsvtec GNU/Linux Evangelist

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    I love my craftsman multimeter
     
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    asmallsol Super Moderator

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    Heres one
    Even this maybe more then what you need, they have some for like 20.
     
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    lsvtec GNU/Linux Evangelist

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    And what does one os these cost?
     
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    you dont need any super high quality meter unless you are working with sensitive electronics.
     
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    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    Pretty much any DMM (Digital Multi Meter) from a good company like they said, is going to be good for a long time.
     
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    snap on makes a really nice voltmeter that checks continuity with sounds. Im using one now. :worthy:
     
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    True they aren't cheap, I think I paid $600 for mine.
    but if your gonna use it for more than screwin with your car it's well worth it.
     
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    Ah, see my voltmeter is for screwing with my car. If I need something more sensative I go talk to one of my friends in EE.
     
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