At 10:41 PM 10/30/2012, Brian Kemp wrote:
>You also have to decide on analog or digital. Sometimes it is nice
to watch the
>needle stay at a constant point and not drift. Also if chasing an
>connection, that pointer may respond faster and more obvious than a digital
>meter. I have both, but seldom use the analog, mainly because the probes
I have to agree with this. I prefer the analog meters and have
several of them.
As for the digital ones, I have a bunch of the inexpensive H.F. units
- one in every
car, one in every tool box, etc.
>I have a Craftsman meter that I bought back in the late 80's that
>clips that screw on to the probes for a good solid
connection. Having the clip
>on leads is nice and I'd pay extra for that.
I agree about having the ability to clip a lead to a connection, but
I have a bunch
of the aligator clips from Radio Shack and use them to clip the meter
to a test
point or ground.
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