Tag: multimeter

Don’t touch it with your tongue

Don’t touch it with your tongue

Last modified on August 12th, 2012 at 11:57 pm

Which of these would be the best way to measure the voltage of a motherboard power rail with a multimeter? A) Set the multimeter to AC and check the voltage at the wall power source B) Set the multimeter for DC, place one probe on a ground pin and the other on the voltage pin […]

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CompTIA Network+ N10-005: 4.2 – Multimeters

CompTIA Network+ N10-005: 4.2 – Multimeters

Every tech should have a good multimeter in their toolbox. In this video, you’ll learn how multimeters can help you resolve cabling issues in your environment.

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Not so neutral

Not so neutral

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 9:48 am

You are using a multimeter to check the voltage from your power supply to your motherboard, and you notice that the 5 volt pin is showing 5 volts, but the 12 volt pin is showing 7 volts. What is the most likely cause of this issue?

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CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.4 – The A+ Toolbag

CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.4 – The A+ Toolbag

Last modified on October 7th, 2019 at 2:05 pm

A well-equipped toolbag is an important part of any CompTIA A+ certified professional. In this video, you’ll learn which tools can help you with your day-to-day installation and troubleshooting tasks.

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CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.2 – Troubleshooting Power Supplies

CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.2 – Troubleshooting Power Supplies

Last modified on October 7th, 2019 at 2:03 pm

Troubleshooting power supplies requires some specialized tools and some common troubleshooting techniques. In this video, you’ll learn about circuit testers, the value of a good multimeter, and how to use these tools to troubleshoot power outlets and power supplies.

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CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.1 – Installing and Configuring Power Supplies

CompTIA A+ 220-702: 1.1 – Installing and Configuring Power Supplies

Last modified on October 7th, 2019 at 2:03 pm

A personal computer’s power is one of its most important resources. In this video, you learn how to install, configure, and perform an initial test a PC power supply.

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CompTIA Network+ N10-004: 5.3 – Hardware Tools

CompTIA Network+ N10-004: 5.3 – Hardware Tools

Last modified on July 24th, 2011 at 5:19 pm

If you’re managing a network, you’ll need a comprehensive toolkit to keep things running at peak efficiency. In this video, you’ll learn about the tools that will make your life a much better place. We’ll discuss cable testers and certifiers, TDRs, multimeters, punch-down tools, voltage event recorders, and much more.

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What can you do with a multimeter?

What can you do with a multimeter?

Last modified on August 13th, 2012 at 11:49 pm

Which one of these things can NOT be done with a typical multimeter?

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