The multimeter had its roots in a surprising observation by Hans Christian Ørsted during a lecture in 1820. He saw that a compass needle deflected from its alignment with the earth’s magnetic north pole when a metal conductor carrying electric current was moved close by. This action suggested that an analog meter could be built […]
Part One of a demonstration of principle functions and features of the Fluke 8808 bench-type multimeter. Hi and welcome to our 57th Test and Measurement Video. Right now we’ll look at the amazing Fluke 8808A bench-type multimeter. For perspective, here are some far less sophisticated but sometimes useful tools that will measure electrical energy. This […]
Redfish Instruments releases the iDVM, which is the only DMM on the market that works on Apple’s iOS devices. The iOS device and App wirelessly acquires voltage, current, and resistance measurements from the device.