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Diode Test; Range Button - Craftsman 82354 Owner's Manual

Pen multimeter with voltage detector
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DIODE
1.
2.
3.
TEST
Set the f unction
switch tothe _
-)))-II$ position.
Use the FUNC button to select the diode function
Insert the black test lead banana plug into the negative (common)
jack at the bottom of the meter.
4.
Carefully
turn the test lead retracting nut (located at the top of the
meter) clockwise
to completely
draw out the positive test lead
probe.
5.
Touch the test probes to the
diode under test.
6.
A good diode will indicate
approx. 0.3V (germanium
diodes) to 0.7V (silicon diodes)
for the forward test and "OL"
for the reverse test.
7.
A shorted diode will indicate the same value of voltage in both the
reverse and forward test directions.
An open diode will indicate
"OL" in both test directions.
DATA
HOLD
Button
To freeze a displayed
reading, press the DATA H button. The reading will
freeze and the D.I=I display icon will be visible on the LCD. To release the
display, press the DATA H button again. The DH indicator will switch off
and the display will again show real time readings.
MAXIMUM
HOLD
Button
To display only the highest reading, press the MAX H button. The M.I11
display icon will be visible on the display while in the Max Hold mode.
Now, the display will only change when a higher reading than the
displayed
reading is encountered.
To return to normal operation,
press
the MAX H button again (the MH display icon will switch off).
FUNC
(Function)
BUTTON
The FUNC (function) button is used to select AC or DC while in the
VOLTAGE
(V) mode. The FUNC button is also used to select diode--IN,
Continuity.)))
or Resistance _ while in the _-)))-IN
mode.
RANGE
Button
The meter automatically
selects the optimum range; however, the meter's
ranges can be selected manually.
When using the RANGE button to
manually select a range, start with the highest range and then select
successively
lower ranges until the desired range is reached. The
decimal place will move with each press of the RANGE button.
Automatic
Power
OFF
The meter is equipped with an automatic power off feature to preserve
battery energy. After 15 minutes of inactivity,
the meter will automatically
turn off. To turn the meter on again, simply rotate the function switch to
the desired function.
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