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Phil C

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Multimeter
« on: 11 March, 2018, 13:09:17 »
Can anyone recommend a cheap, reliable multimeter?  Phil (novice)

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Re: Multimeter
« Reply #1 on: 11 March, 2018, 13:50:16 »
I think for auto use a relatively cheap one is going to be more than adequate. Here's one on the well known auction site:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Digital-Multimeter-Auto-Ranging-Multi-Meter-Tester-Voltage-Detect-Car-Battery/152889954686?hash=item2398f3917e:g:h28AAOSwluxalv3Q

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Re: Multimeter
« Reply #2 on: 11 March, 2018, 13:52:58 »
Thanks. Will that be suitable for use on my (6v) B40?

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Re: Multimeter
« Reply #3 on: 11 March, 2018, 13:59:01 »
Yes and it's also got a diode test mode if you want to check out your rectifier :)

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Re: Multimeter
« Reply #4 on: 16 March, 2018, 17:02:33 »
I got this and am using it after a fashion, but find it a bit of a pain not to have any crocodile clips - feel I need three hands!  Do all multimeter crocodile clips fit it?  Phil (novice)

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Re: Multimeter
« Reply #5 on: 16 March, 2018, 17:40:23 »
You need to check the size of probe that will fit into the crocodile clips. I bought a meter and clips from Maplins and assumed they would be compatible - they weren't!