Get your ohmmeters out, kids. It’s time for part 2 of how to use a multimeter, this time for all of your resistor-measuring needs.
You will Learn:
- How to measure resistors (duh)
- The difference between auto-ranging and ranged meters and what to watch out for
- How to characterize and test potentiometers and certain sensors.
I also attempt to uncover the reason why all meter ranges start with the number 2.
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