How to Use a Multimeter for Beginners - How to Measure Voltage, Resistance, Continuity and Amps
In this video I go through the basic functions of a cheap multimeter, I cover how to measure AC and DC Voltage, how to measure resistance, how to test for continuity and how to measure amps. You can buy a multimeter for $5 at Harbor Freight and it will have these features and be more than enough for a diy'er. They look intimidating at first but once you know how to use the basic features it's very handy tool to have around the house. Whether you are trying to see if you have current at a wall socket or diagnosing sensors on your car or more delicate diagnosis on a circuit board a multimeter essential. Please consider supporting this channel: https://www.patreon.com/Ratchets Like and follow my Facebook Page for Awesome Tool Giveaways: https://www.facebook.com/Ratchets2015 Also Join me on Twitter for cool pictures and other updates: https://twitter.com/Ratchets15 Here are some other video's you may find interesting: How to fix a heater that blows cool: https://youtu.be/eai_tFzltLc Headlight Restoration: https://youtu.be/YHfrvX9GkX4 How a Car's A/C System Works: https://youtu.be/-INZ2sRrsuo How to Inspect Inner and Outer Tie Rod Ends: https://youtu.be/n3P26ggg5OU How does a PCV System work: https://youtu.be/5Kt5ubcQaK0 How does an EGR System Work: https://youtu.be/-ZXnZUs9kP8 How to clean a Throttle Body and EGR Valve: https://youtu.be/7DCTDMDo3JU How to Test an Ignition Coil Pack: https://youtu.be/XcmWa2Bt12U How to test a throttle position sensor: https://youtu.be/_skVHdgtMTU How to test a Mass Air Flow Sensor: https://youtu.be/p0ocaDmcAIM How to test an Ignition Coil Pack: https://youtu.be/XcmWa2Bt12U How to Completely Restore a Faded or Hazy Headlight: https://youtu.be/YHfrvX9GkX4 How to Remove Scratches from you car's finish without any tools (Turtle Wax Scratch Repair Kit): https://youtu.be/n0oEffJ5Gx4 If this video helped you out please don't forget to subscribe, give it a thumbs up or if you are feeling generous leaving a tip by clicking the " i " button on the top right corner of the screen. Thank you very much for your support! Disclaimer: Due to factors beyond the control of Ratchetsand Wrenches, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information. Ratchetsand Wrenches assumes no liability for any property or personal damage that may arise from doing a repair on your vehicle after watching any of my repair video's. Due to factors beyond the control of Ratchetsand Wrenches, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Again Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not Ratchetsand Wrenches.
THE BEST Multimeter tutorial (HD)
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How to use a Multimeter for beginners: Part 1 - Voltage measurement / Multimeter tutorial
Please support my content creation by using my Amazon Store: http://astore.amazon.com/m0711-20 --------------------- Click "Show more" ------------------------------- Multimeter tutorial - This series of videos is a tutorial on how to use a digital multimeter for beginners. It will also explain the basics of electricity and address some safety issues. View all my tutorials and videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/mjlorton/videos?live_view=500&flow=list&sort=d d&view=1 --------------------- Click "Show more" ------------------------------- My website and forum:- http://www.mjlorton.com Donations and contributions:- http://www.mjlorton.com My techie channel MJLorton - Solar Power and Electronic Measurement Equipment - http://www.youtube.com/MJLorton My Techie Amazon Store: http://astore.amazon.com/m0711-20 My other channel VBlogMag - For almost any topic under the sun! - http://www.youtube.com/VBlogMag My VBlogMag Amazon Store: http://astore.amazon.com/vblogmag-20 ----------------------------------------------------------------------- This first video covers how to measure AC (alternating current) and DC (direct current) voltage. I use a Fluke 177 multimeter for this demonstration provided by Comtest: www.ComTest.co.za Items covered in this multimeter tutorial: * Multimeter safety * How to measure battery voltage; how to measure a car battery / lead acid battery; how to measure mains electricity / power outlet / 220 volt / 110 volt. * What is electricity; how does electricity work; what is voltage; what is current / amps / ampage / ampere. multimeter tutorial
How to Find a Short in your Car
Parasitic Draw Test and how to find a short. Does your car battery die after your car sits for a few hours, a day, or a couple of days? Well there are 3 causes for this: bad/old battery, a bad alternator, and a short (parasitic draw). This video shows you how to see if you have a short and then how to diagnose that short. Here is a good yet inexpensive multimeter you can use for this test: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001O1X65A/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789& creative=390957&creativeASIN=B001O1X65A&linkCode=as2&tag=chri0e2-20&linkId= KP2P5CB4LHRHVABF The follow-up video with how I fixed the short:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lj1lNnxuGEo **If the video was helpful, remember to give it a "thumbs up" and consider subscribing. New videos every Thursday** -Website: https://www.ChrisFixed.com -Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chrisfix8 -Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisFixed -Instagram: https://instagram.com/chrisfixit -Subscribe Here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=paintballoo7 -YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/ChrisFix Disclaimer: Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, I cannot guarantee against improper use or unauthorized modifications of this information. ChrisFix assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. Use this information at your own risk. ChrisFix recommends safe practices when working on vehicles and or with tools seen or implied in this video. Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, no information contained in this video shall create any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Any injury, damage, or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or from the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not ChrisFix.