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How to Use a Multimeter

If you have an appliance that has stopped working, a multimeter can help you determine where the fault may be. In this video Mat shows us what a multimeter is and how it works.

If you have an appliance that has stopped working, a multimeter can help you determine where the fault may be. In this video we will show you what a multimeter is and how it works.

What You Will Need

A multimeter is a versatile tool that can be used to measure electrical resistance within a circuit, just as you would use a ruler to measure distance. If you've got a faulty appliance within your home and you're not sure what's causing the fault, a great way to find out is to use a multimeter.

Multimeters come in two different types: digital and analogue. On some, you may have to setup and calibrate according to your manual before you're ready to test.

A multimeter can test elements, thermostats, switches - in fact it can test most electrical component within an appliance.

We hope this guide has helped you find the fault in your appliance. If you need to get that defective part replaced start your search with eSpares today.

Fancy Giving Your Appliance A Good Clean Now?

If you think it’s about time that you showed your appliance some TLC, eSpares are here to help you. We have a wide range of cleaning products for the various appliances that are found around the home and garden, and they can all be found on our website in the Cleaning Products area.


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