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Offline Hecto9685

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Which multimeter is best?
« on: February 18, 2011, 08:46:12 PM »
I want to buy a Multimeter to test the electrical systems on my bike, but not sure which ones are the best ones out there. Obviously the more expensive ones will do the job. But does anyone know a good brand multimeter that isn't too over priced?



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Re: Which multimeter is best?
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2011, 08:47:54 PM »
a cheapy will do most you want, don't sweat it
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Re: Which multimeter is best?
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2011, 09:11:17 PM »
Harbor Freight sells one for less than $10 that will do the job.  If you want the best spend the money for Fluke or Simpson, probably cost 10x the HF one...Larry
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Re: Which multimeter is best?
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2011, 10:28:12 PM »
1+ that a cheap meter is all you need. Make sure it has a diode check function: there should be a symbol on the settings switch like ->l-
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Offline britz73

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Re: Which multimeter is best?
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2011, 10:43:03 PM »
I use a Fluke 77 at work, but I have a $10 special in my shed? What ever works for you I guess..............

 

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