EEVblog #75 – Digital Multimeter Buying Guide for Beginners

Who else in the industry can give you 52 solid minutes of beginner advice on buying a multimeter?
Dave of course!, who started out wanting to give some “quick” advice, but as usual Dave likes to rant…
So you get a feature-by-feature breakdown on what makes a good general purpose multimeter. It turns out there is a surprising amount of stuff to talk about on the humble multimeter.

The other video on meter counts & accuracy:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4JFeU-o2kc

And this is what happens to cheap meters when you overload them:
http://gossenmetrawatt.com/english/seiten/cautiondangerousmultimeters.htm

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