Tag: Digital Multimeters

Troubleshoot a Sensor with a Digital Multimeter

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Troubleshoot a Sensor with a Digital Multimeter

Bernard Ang 2019.02.14

There are many types of sensors on the market – flow sensors, temperature sensors, pressure sensors, humidity sensors, accelerometer sensors, proximity sensors, and more. Most sensors generally provid

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Sensor Types and Their Applications

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Sensor Types and Their Applications

Bernard Ang 2019.01.24

Sensors make the world go round. They are inside all the electronic devices we use at home, at work, in our cars, and practically everywhere else. Today, we cannot imagine living without our devices,

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What are digits, accuracy, and resolution with a DMM

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What are digits, accuracy, and resolution with a DMM

Bernard Ang 2019.01.10

Since the advent of digital multimeters (DMM), all the measurement displays have digits. It is always a prominent part of the digital multimeter’s specification. It is often displayed on the front pan

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How to Make a DC Power Measurement with Digital Multimeters

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How to Make a DC Power Measurement with Digital Multimeters

Bernard Ang 2018.12.13

Digital multimeters (DMMs) are incredibly versatile for almost all forms of voltage, current, and resistance measurements. Using simple math, you can measure power in watts too. While many dedicated i

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How to Make Accurate Measurements with DMM’s Autocalibration Function

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How to Make Accurate Measurements with DMM’s Autocalibration Function

Bernard Ang 2018.12.06

Digital multimeter (DMM) offers an autocalibration function, but it is not found in all DMMs. Autocalibration refers to the ability of a device or system to automatically calibrate itself. Most DMMs a

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Tips for Making True RMS AC Measurements with a DMM

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Tips for Making True RMS AC Measurements with a DMM

Bernard Ang 2018.08.22

True RMS responding DMMs measure the "heating" potential of an applied voltage. Power dissipated in a resistor is proportional to the square of an applied voltage, independent of the wave shape of the

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