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How To Use a Multimeter



Once you know how to properly use it, a multimeter is a great troubleshooting tool - one that can help identify a defective component, and save you time and money on your next repair. While multimeters come in all shapes and sizes, they often share the same functions: the ability to measure electrical continuity, voltage and resistance. This video is designed to give you a basic understanding of how to operate this tool, and in what circumstances it could be helpful.

This tool is universal for most brands.

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