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Old 10-01-2023, 12:41   #1 (permalink)
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How to use multi meter to check a faulty components

Please can anyone teach me how to use a multi mater to read a faulty diodes, resistors, inductors, capacitors etc
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Old 10-29-2023, 18:16   #2 (permalink)
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HI there. Sure thing! Using a multimeter is a fun*****tal skill in electronics. Here's a basic tutorial on how to test various components with a multimeter:
Testing Resistors: Set your multimeter to the resistance (ohms) mode.
Connect the multimeter's leads to the resistor's leads. It doesn't matter which lead goes where.
The multimeter will display the resistance value. Compare this value with the expected resistance of the component to see if it's within tolerance.
Testing Capacitors: Set your multimeter to the capacitance mode (often denoted as "uF" or "F").
Connect the multimeter's leads to the capacitor's leads, being mindful of the polarity if it's a polarized capacitor.
The multimeter will display the capacitance value. This value should be roughly within the rated capacitance of the component.
Testing Diodes:Set your multimeter to the diode testing mode, usually represented by a diode symbol.
Connect the multimeter's positive lead (red) to the anode and the negative lead (black) to the cathode of the diode.
If the diode is functioning, the multimeter should display a voltage drop (around 0.5 to 0.7V) in one direction and show "OL" (over limit) in the other direction. You may also find the John Deere manual useful. There are a lot of instructions for working with electronics and various equipment. It helps me a lot.
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