reading milliamps on a digital meter

How To Read Milliamps With a Digital Meter 2015-07-15

Instructions Switch on the multimeter. If it has a "Battery Test" feature, use it before proceeding further, and replace the battery if it fails the test. Select the "Milliamp" setting if it's available. Alternatively use the "Cur

How to Check Resistance With an OHM Digital Meter 2015-07-14

Things You'll Need Digital Ohm/multimeter Instructions Plug the probes into the digital Ohm/multimeter meter. Plug the red lead into the positive terminal and the black lead into the negative terminal. Switch on the digital Ohm meter/multimeter. If a

How to Read a National Grid Gas Meter 2015-07-15

Instructions Locate the four dials on the front of your meter. Look at the dial that is farthest to the left. If the indicator is pointing exactly at a number, write it down. If the indicator is pointing between two numbers, write down the smaller of

How to Read a Neptune Cubic Foot Meter 2015-07-15

Things You'll Need Strong flashlight Instructions Shine the flashlight at the meter. Aim for the grid-like solar cell. Look at the numbers on the LCD display. Start from the left. Ignore zeroes. Write the number in full. These are billing units. Subt

How to Read Ripple Voltage with a Meter 2015-07-15

Things You'll Need Digital voltmeter Instructions Plug the probes into the digital multimeter. Two probes are normally supplied. Plug the red probe into the positive terminal and the black probe into the negative terminal. Switch on the digital multi

How to Read an Electric Meter 2015-07-22

Two Methods:Reading an Analog Electric MeterReading a Digital Electric MeterMethod 1 of 2: Reading an Analog Electric Meter1Understand the parts of your analog meter (also known as a dial meter) and how it works. Your electric meter usually has betwe

How to Convert Adobe Digital Editions to Acrobat Reader 2015-07-14

How to Convert Adobe Digital Editions to Acrobat Reader
Things You'll Need Adobe Reader, version 8.0 or later Adobe Digital Editions program and ebooks Preparing Download and install the latest version of the free Adobe Reader (see Resources). Yo ...

How to Test Lights on a Trailer With a Meter 2015-07-15

Things You'll Need An assistant Screwdriver Digital meter Instructions Plug your truck's wiring harness into your trailer's wiring harness and have an assistant get into the cab of your truck to test the lights. Test brake lights, left and right turn

How to Check a Transistor With a Digital MultiMeter 2015-07-15

Things You'll Need Digital multimeter NPN silicon transistor Instructions Get a working NPN transistor. You can order one online or buy one from a local electronics or hobby store. Select a common type of silicon NPN transistor, such as a small signa

How to Test an Ohm Meter 2015-07-15

Things You'll Need Ohm meter 2 test leads Analog Meter Plug the two test leads into the meter. The polarity of the input jacks will be denoted by a plus or minus symbol. Plug the black lead into the negative (-) input jack, and the red lead into the

How to Read Ohms on a Ranged Multimeter 2015-07-15

Using Ohm's Law The voltage (V), current (I) and resistance (R) of a circuit are related by Ohm's Law, a simple equation that states: V = I•R. Multimeters employ this law when measuring ohms, which are the units of resistance, by generating a current

How to Use a VoltOhm Meter to Test Electrical Fuses 2015-07-15

Things You'll Need Volt-ohm meter Fuse puller Instructions Always make sure there is no power going to the fuse you wish to test. If it is an appliance, make sure it is unplugged before you go further. If it's a fuse in your home wiring, it's safer t

How to Position a Digital Antenna to a Signal 2015-07-15

Things You'll Need Wrench Screwdriver Compass Digital TV antenna signal meter Instructions Disconnect your TV and all connected equipment from the AC power supply. Use a ladder, steps or platform to reach your TV antenna safely. Connect your digital

How to Use a Volt Meter to Determine Positive & Negative Leads 2015-07-15

Things You'll Need Volt meter (unknown polarity digital or analog readout) 2 leads to the voltmeter Red and black marking tape or paint 9-V battery (new battery with + and - identified) Volt meter polarity identification Set the volt meter on the 15

How to Read New Electric Meters 2015-07-15

How to Read New Electric Meters
Things You'll Need Step ladder Torch Pen or pencil Paper Instructions Establish where the correct electrical meter is located for the property you wish to read; this could be in a garage or ...

Procedure for Replacing a Water Meter 2015-07-14

Time Frame Replacing a water meter is something you will only have to have done about every 18 years. Functioning problems begin to occur around this time, such as providing incorrect data readings. Having the water meter replaced is a job that will

How to Use a pH Meter 2015-07-15

Things You'll Need pH meter Storage solution Calibration solution Sample solution Instructions Make sure that the pH probe you are using has been stored in a storage solution or a pH 4 solution. If this is not the case, soak the probe in distilled wa

How to Read Natural Gas Dial Meters 2015-07-15

Instructions Locate your gas meter. Often the meter is either located in on the side of the house, near the curb, or inside the house in the basement. Look at the first of the four dials and write down the lowest number the pointer hand is closest to
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