Multimeter Basics

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A multimeter or Digital Voltage Ohm Meter (DVOM) is an essential tool in any marine technician's tool box. These tools often include so many features, that its difficult to determine what functions best suit the type of diagnostics that you'll need it for. This course discusses the core functions of a DVOM and where to apply those functions in basic diagnostic skills. 




Topics Discussed:
  • Meter Functions
  • Principles of Electricity
  • Measuring DC Voltage
  • Measuring DC Current
  • Measuring Resistance
  • Measuring AC Voltage
  • Measuring AC Current
  • Diode Testing
Member Price: $34.99
Non-Member Price: $41.99
Course Length: 60 Minutes
CEUs: 1.0
Quiz Included: Yes

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Introduction to Multimeters
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Multimeter Functions
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Primary Electrical Measurements
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Measuring DC Voltage
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Measuring DC Current
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Measuring Resistance
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Measuring Alternating Current (AC) Voltage, Current & Frequency
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Testing Diodes
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Conclusion
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Review Quiz
7 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/7 points to pass
7 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/7 points to pass Choose the best answer for each question

Mike Bonicker

ABYC Lead Instructor

American Boat and Yacht Council, Inc.

Mike was with Tidewater Yacht Service in Baltimore from 1999-2020 starting as a tech doing general repair, electrical and sailboat rigging for 5 years. He became production manager for the remaining 15 while still doing hands-on electrical and sailboat rigging work.  

He earned his first ABYC certification, which was Electrical, under the instruction of one Ed Sherman at the New England Institute of Technology in 2000 and became a Master Tech with Standards and Corrosion by 2005.

He has proudly served on the board of the Marine Trades Association of Maryland for over 12 years.

He learned to sail at 13 and raced for over 20 years and has been a life-long fisherman from the age of 5 owning several boats both sail and power over the years.

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