Recommendations for a general-purpose Digital Multimeter?

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Wrightpayne
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I've been trained to use resistance as a circuit / continuity tester

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Thanks for all the advice, chaps.  Most helpful.

I've opted for the Draper as it has all the functions I'm familiar with, including a continuity buzzer.  Also, I quite fancy a temperature probe as I don't already have such a device (other than my fingertip*).

* Works surprisingly well for distinguishing < and > 60C, as my chemistry lecturer often pointed out.  But not so good on hot primaries.

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An infrared thermometer for £25 or so is a good addition to the toolkit to measure primary temp, etc.

James

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Re #14:

Do you think the Draper probe would do the job?

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I would say this Draper IR thermometer would do it, better to use non-contact methods with the hotter components on a car, in my opinion: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Draper-15101-Infrared-Thermometer/dp/B01NAXHYTS

James

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They sell these infrared thermometers in Lidl from time to time . Less than £20 

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Thanks, James.   I'm treating the temp probe as a bonus feature.  I'll see how good/bad it is, and then go for an IR device if needed.

JV

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