How to Test a Metal Halide Ballast with a Multimeter?

Although metal halide bulbs are long lasting, still they wear out. So when you begin to experience rapid flickering, dimming, buzzing and changing colors, the fault could be with the bulb, but most times it is a faulty ballast.

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How to test low voltage lighting with a multimeter?

Low voltage lights are useful pieces of household or outdoor equipment that are designed to work by transforming the high power voltage into lower voltage. Low voltage lights are also the most common household objects to break down or require repairs. You too can find out how to use the multimeter to locate the source […]

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How to check for battery drain with multimeter?

Having a reliable and running vehicle is always very important to every household. You have kids to take to school, errands to run, things to pick up, and most importantly to get to your job. Most car owners, though, know nothing about how their vehicle runs. That’s why I often review many DIY tasks that […]

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How to Test Speaker Output With Multimeter

How to Test Speaker Output With Multimeter

It can be very bad if you are having guests over for a party or a birthday celebration and suddenly your speaker stops working. Luckily, you can learn how to test if your speaker is working properly right here and this same process can be applied to guitar amps. This will take only a couple […]

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How to check short to ground with a multimeter

HOW TO CHECK SHORT TO GROUND WITH A MULTIMETER

One of the most common tests when it comes to automotive diagnostics is checking short to ground. Thankfully, your job can be made a lot easier with a digital multimeter. There are several multimeters that are specifically designed for automotive diagnostics, but any multimeter that can measure resistance in Ohms (usually displayed as Ω on […]

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How to measure engine RPM with a multimeter?

How to measure engine RPM with a multimeter

What is RPM? RPM stands for Revolutions Per Minute and is a great way to see know how hard your engine is working. The most common way to test for RPM is by using a tachometer, however, many of us don’t have this around the house. We do, however, often have multimeters which we can […]

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How to test a tachometer with a multimeter

How to test a tachometer with a multimeter

Having a faulty tachometer in your car can be very dangerous. You could end up without your driver’s license and not be able to go to work if you have no other means of going than by your car. You could also drive at speeds that are not adjusted to current road conditions and end […]

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8 Best Home Improvement and DIY Apps

8 Best Home Improvement and DIY Apps

A house always needs improvement. Whether you love spending the weekends making your house look amazing, or you procrastinate until you’ve run out of buckets before you fix the roof, no home owner can escape home improvement projects. For most of us, that means getting out the toolbox and fixing things ourselves. It would cost […]

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How to use a multimeter for HVAC

How to use a multimeter for HVAC

There are few people who need the different functions of a multimeter more than HVAC technicians. HVAC professionals can use a digital multimeter to diagnose problems, gauge performance and, with the right model, temperature. Even when the ability to read temperatures isn’t a requirement, it’s a great feature to have that will make life a […]

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How To Test Car Battery Amps With a Multimeter

HOW TO TEST CAR BATTERY AMPS WITH A MULTIMETER

When you have car trouble like your headlight wouldn’t come on, and even if they do, it wouldn’t be with the usual brightness, so then you get your vehicle to the mechanic, and the only reply you get from them is to replace your battery. That would be an embarrassing situation, more than that it […]

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