Owner's Manual True RMS Multimeter with IR Thermometer Model No. 82024 Safety CAUTION: Read, understand and Operation follow Safety Rules and Operating Maintenance Instructions in this manual before using this product. Español Sears Brands Management Corporation, Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS This meter has been designed for safe use, but must be operated with caution. The rules listed below must be carefully followed for safe operation. NEVER apply voltage or current to the meter that exceeds the specified maximum: Input Protection Limits Function Maximum Input...
SAFETY SYMBOLS This symbol adjacent to another symbol, terminal or operating device indicates that the operator must refer to an explanation in the Operating Instructions to avoid personal injury or damage to the meter. This WARNING symbol indicates a potentially hazardous situation, which if not WARNING avoided, could result in death or serious injury.
CONTROLS AND JACKS 1. IR Thermometer 2. Laser Pointer 3. 2000 count LCD 4. MAX button 5. MODE button 6. FUNCTION switch 7. mA, µA and 10A input jacks 8. IR Thermometer button 9. HOLD button 10. RANGE button 11. Positive input jack 12.
BATTERY AND FUSE REPLACEMENT WARNING: To avoid electric shock, disconnect the test leads from any source of voltage before removing the battery cover. 1. Turn power off and disconnect the test leads from the meter. 2. Open the rear battery/fuse compartment by removing the Phillips head screw on the lower rear of the meter.
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: Risk of electrocution. High-voltage circuits, both AC and DC, are extremely dangerous and should be measured with great care. 1. ALWAYS turn the function switch to the OFF position when the meter is not in use. 2. If “OL” appears in the display during a measurement, the value exceeds the range you have selected.
AC/DC VOLTAGE MEASUREMENTS CAUTION: Do not measure DC voltages if a motor on the circuit is being switched ON or OFF. Large voltage surges may occur that can damage the meter. 1. Rotate the function switch to the V or V position.
CONTINUITY CHECK WARNING: To avoid electric shock, never measure continuity on circuits or wires that have a voltage potential. 1. Rotate the function switch to the position. 2. Insert the black lead banana plug into the negative COM jack. Insert the red test lead banana plug into the positive jack.
NON-CONTACT INFRARED TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENTS Rotate the function switch to the IR position. The upper right four digit temperature display will switch on. Press the MODE button to select °F or °C. Aim the infrared sensor (top of meter) at the surface to be measured. Press and Hold the IRT button to turn on the IR thermometer and laser pointer.
MAINTENANCE WARNING: To avoid electric shock, disconnect the test leads from any source of voltage before removing the back cover or the battery cover. WARNING: To avoid electric shock, do not operate your meter until the battery cover is in place and fastened securely.