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What would I use it for?

Computer stuff...

I don't what that entails. Anyway, for 'computer stuff', do I need to get any accessories
with the multimeter?

Also, I like the idea of getting a cheap one and then getting a nice one once I destroy the cheapie.

Is an auto-ranging meter better for computer schit or a 30-range meter?
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For computer stuff?

The most you will ever have to do is check voltages and maybe the resistance of a couple resistors

A $5 shipped mulitmeter off of ebay will do the job.
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post #13 of 20

OP I got this here. This is what your looking for.

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For computer stuff?

The most you will ever have to do is check voltages and maybe the resistance of a couple resistors

A $5 shipped mulitmeter off of ebay will do the job.

What else can I do with these things?
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What else can I do with these things?
Check amp's
Check AC voltage

check for connectivity with a speaker

lots really
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post #16 of 20

I use one of these at work all the time, I work on HVAC and water heaters & boilers, and I am very fond of it!

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post #17 of 20
with some you can test caps/transistors/diodes ect..

can come in very handy
post #18 of 20

This one that a poster linked (

) - will it suffice for testing the voltage points on the SR-2 board?

Really trying to troubleshoot these GPU hangs and EVGA suggested seeing if the PSU isn't somehow failing.
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post #19 of 20

Should work great for the price. Have fun with it and enjoy using it. Also your link didn't work so here it is working.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH View Post
Any Fluke brand meter.
Might be able to find a nice used one at a pawn shop for super cheap.
Agreed. I'm an Electrician, I use one everyday. They are reliable and extremely resilient. Fluke makes meters, that is all that they do.
Go to a local Electrical Supply house and buy a Multimeter. Home Depot or Lowe's carry Fluke but in limited supply / quantity.
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