Multimeter Symbols

Multimeter Symbols: What Do They Mean?

So you’ve bought a new multimeter, but the array of strange symbols around the main dial has you confused. Just what do the multimeter symbols mean? If you’re a newcomer to the world of electronics, it can be hard to find information aimed at the basics. Our goal in this guide is to give you an introductory understanding of what each of the most common multimeter symbols mean, and why they should matter to you. […]

Inexpensive Multimeter

Best Multimeters For Under $50

If you’re looking for a budget multimeter for your home toolbox, you’ve came to the right place. A multimeter is a tool used primarily for measuring electrical output, and can handy for anything from fun DIY garage projects to detecting faulty wiring and equipment. In this guide, we’re breaking down the best products from a wide variety of brands under the $50 mark. At this price range, you won’t be getting a tool that is […]


Best Multimeters For Under $200

If you’re an experienced electrician or a hobbyist looking to take things to the next level, this guide is for you. For those just starting out, our guide to the best multimeters under $50 is a great place to start your research. We’ve broken down the best multimeters under $200 based on several key characteristics. These vary a bit from the ones we used in our entry-level guide, because at this level, certain features are […]


What Is A Multimeter?

So you’re here because you’re new to electronics. Perhaps a teacher or someone else has told you that you need a multimeter for a specific task. Put simply, a multimeter is a tool commonly used by professionals and hobbyists alike to measure electricity and electrical signals Perhaps you’re wanting to sort through old lightbulbs to see which work and which don’t. Maybe you’d like to test old batteries, or finally figure out what’s wrong with […]