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Author Topic: Help Hooking A Volt & Amp Meter To A Power Supply  (Read 454 times)
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« on: August 28, 2009, 11:09:52 AM »

Would like someone to tell me the simpeless way to hook a volt meter and amp . meter to a 12v power supply . So i can tell the volts on a variable 12 / 15v power supply and how many amps i am pulling with more then on item hooked to supply . A diagram emailed to me would help . If any way of going of binding posts would like to know .  thx.
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K7KBN
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« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2009, 01:19:57 PM »

Voltmeter in parallel; ammeter in series.
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Pat K7KBN
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« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2009, 06:45:04 PM »

+ side of voltmeter to + binding post on supply.
- side of voltmeter to - binding post on supply.

+ side of amp meter to + binding post on supply.
- side of amp meter to + side of load.

- binding post to - side of load.
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KE4DRN
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« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2009, 08:04:40 PM »

hi Tom,

http://www.gcsescience.com/Ammeter-Voltmeter-Circuit.gif

73 james
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