A multimeter is an electronic measuring instrument that offers a number of measurement functions in one unit.
A multi meter would usually include basic features such as the ability to measure voltage, current, and resistance. A multi meter is a hand held device useful for basic fault finding and can measure to a very high degree of accuracy. It can be used to troubleshoot electrical problems in a wide array of electrical devices such as electronic equipment, motors, domestic appliances, power supplies, and wiring installations.
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