Instructables: exploring - technology - multimeter - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 6 May 2015 05:29:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Testing Solar Panels with a Mooshimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Testing-Solar-Panels-with-a-Mooshimeter/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:56:56 PDT
Figuring out a Key Matrix (Scan Matrix) http://www.instructables.com/id/Figuring-out-a-Key-Matrix-Scan-Matrix/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 07:50:12 PDT
How to Use a Multimeter to Check Voltage, Continuity and Battery Charge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-multimeter-to-check-voltage-continuit/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:26:57 PST
HOW TO TEST YOUR TRANSISTORS WITH YOUR MULTIMETERS http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-TEST-YOUR-TRANSISTORS-WITH-YOUR-MULTIMETERS/
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 07:51:26 PST
A FREE Multimeter Workstation! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-FREE-Multimeter-Workstation/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/XL5T/HUDMSZ2H/FW6XL5THUDMSZ2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/XL5T/HUDMSZ2H/FW6XL5THUDMSZ2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/XL5T/HUDMSZ2H/FW6XL5THUDMSZ2H.SMALL.jpg PS118 I saw this instrutable by Mike63 and knew immediately I had to do it.  But why just copy when you can up the ante! I built mine to fit CenTech (Harbor Freight) 7-function multimeters.  These are $10 normally, but HarborFreight likes to use them as one of their "loss leaders", which means if you're ...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:13:34 PDT
Digital multimeter shield for Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-multimeter-shield-for-Arduino/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:24:58 PDT
Mini Test Hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Test-Hooks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/EQP1/HQYWT08D/FE5EQP1HQYWT08D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/EQP1/HQYWT08D/FE5EQP1HQYWT08D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/EQP1/HQYWT08D/FE5EQP1HQYWT08D.SMALL.jpg stevenarango Well Guys/Gals   Here I Have a Set of Mini Test Hooks. To use with  A Multimeter. Sometimes its hard to get to Small places. All you need is Two Mini Hooks. $1.20 Each One Set of Alligator Clips 30 Cents. 1st Dismantle Clips, Pull Back on the base and the metal bit will come out, its Bend  so unb...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 23:08:39 PST
Third Hand for Your Multimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Third-Hand-for-Your-Multimeter/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:07:41 PST
Build a World's Smallest Electronic Shocker! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-Worlds-Smallest-Electronic-Shock/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2008 14:27:46 PDT
How To Quickly Find And Trace PCB Tracks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Quickly-Find-And-Trace-PCB-Tracks-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/AR5E/H5JVORZ4/FRSAR5EH5JVORZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/AR5E/H5JVORZ4/FRSAR5EH5JVORZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/AR5E/H5JVORZ4/FRSAR5EH5JVORZ4.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma This instructable will show you how to create a tool that will allow you to easily and quickly find and trace a PCB track. Whether you are creating a PCB or you are modifying or repairing it - this tool will save you lots of time and energy! Stuck with finding a track on a multi-layered PCB? No pro...
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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 03:22:33 PDT
DMM Piggyback (add RS-232) http://www.instructables.com/id/DMM-Piggyback-add-RS-232/
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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 19:46:05 PST
EVERYONE Needs a Multi-Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/EVERYONE-Needs-a-Multi-Meter/
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Mon, 16 May 2011 16:05:31 PDT