from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An instrument for direct measurement in ohms of the resistance of a conductor in ohms.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A portable device for measuring relatively small values of electrical resistance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An instrument for indicating directly the electrical resistance of a circuit in ohms.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In electricity, an instrument by which the resistance of a conductor may be directly measured in ohms.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a meter for measuring electrical resistance in ohms
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If the person testing the sensor uses an ohmmeter they will ruin the sensor.
LOS -- if you'd limit the exercise of the enumerated rights to the technologies available at the time of the Constitution, you'd have no M-16s, but also no televangelists, no bloggers, not even Scientology, which relies on a spiritual device akin to an ohmmeter.
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Using an 8.5-digit ohmmeter, the demo shows the ability of an FSR device, built on Bulk Metal Foil® technology, to withstand rough handling with no change whatsoever in its resistance value.
The approach presented by the author is much superior to the usual long chunks of braid etc to DC ground to bolts and screws with boasts of how low the ohmmeter reading of the result were.
If you are trying to measure the resistance of pure metal, you are down in the micro-ohms range, and you need a micro-ohmmeter.
One thing you want to keep in mind when purchasing a milli - or micro-ohmmeter is what is the purpose of the measurement.
That's where your Keithley and HP meters shine; their output potential at the most sensitive ohmmeter range is 20 mV.
The transformers and their shield cans luckily are still with the rig - they seem to be electrically OK with an ohmmeter checking for shorts or opens.
Both insulation testers are CAT III / 600V and have a sensitive ohmmeter for checking resistance of motor windings and a programmable timer to perform the dielectric absorption ratio test.