Operators are standing by

Which of these would be the most likely use of a multimeter?

A) Testing the error rates of a network interface

B) Checking power supply voltages

C) Viewing motherboard startup errors

D) Resetting all BIOS configurations

E) It makes a lovely holiday gift

The answer: B) Checking for low voltage from a power supply

A multimeter is the perfect tool for checking voltage levels, electrical continuity, and much more.

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