Check If Batteries Work

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Introduction: Check If Batteries Work

...a fast way to check if your batteries work...
it's my first instructable so please go easy on
the comments...

Step 1: Things Needed

first you will need:
any kind of wire
and a christmas tree light(you can use one of the
xtras)

Step 2: Connect Wire to Light

connect the wire to one end of the light

Step 3: Check If Battery Works

put the other end of the wire on the
battery and the (short) wire of the light on
the other end of the battery

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    3 Discussions

    My grandpa used this method to check if batteries work. He used a flashlight battery, and a piece of wire. This is kinda a ghetto multimeter.

    oh my god, i am amazed. never before have i seen any way to check if a battery works or not. i have in past times spent seconds sticking them into the appliance,hoping that one day, a device will be produced to help with my battery related needs.