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Multimeter Category Ratings: Explained
If you're working with electronics or electrical systems, a multimeter is an essential in your tool kit. But not all multimeters are created equal....
Insulation Tester vs. Megohmmeter: An Overview
Understanding the Distinction Between an Insulation Tester and a Megohmmeter In electrical testing and maintenance, insulation testers and megohmme...
Using a Multimeter to Diagnose Automotive Electrical Issues
Diagnosing automotive electrical issues can be challenging, but there are a number of steps you can take to help you quickly identify and resolve the problem.
How to Check Circuit Continuity with a Digital Multimeter
Just as the name suggests (continuity) is the presence of a continuous path for the current to flow. A closed circuit is continuous, an open circuit is not.
Why Buy an Analog Multimeter?
The most visible distinction between an analog and digital multimeter is that an analog multimeter uses a physical gauge with a printed scale and needle or pointer to show the value measured, and digital multimeters include a digital LCD display that immediately displays the numerical value.
Multimeter vs. Clamp Meter
Do I need a Multimeter or a Clamp Meter? Choosing the right type of testing instrument can be a challenge, especially with the market overflowing w...
Choosing the Right Digital Clamp Meter
What's a Clamp Meter? A clamp meter is an instrument that reads high current values that can't be measured using a standard multimeter. They are m...
Choosing the Right Digital Multimeter
A digital multimeter is an electrical measuring instrument that measures: DC voltage, AC voltage, DC current, AC current and resistance. Various models provide additional features such as diode, battery and continutity test functions.
What is True RMS?
What is True RMS? You might have come across the word ‘True RMS’ when looking for a new digital clamp meter or a multimeter. This term alone can ...
What is an Insulation Tester?
What is an Insulation Tester? Insulation testers use a low-current, high-voltage DC load to measure resistance in wires and windings of motors to...
Multimeter Basics: How to Use a Multimeter
A multimeter is one of the essential tools when it comes to debugging electronic circuits and measuring electrical parameters. They are very handy ...
Welcome to Sanwa America - The New Home for Sanwa Meters in the USA!
Sanwa-America.com is now the home for Sanwa Meter products in the USA.