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AM-420
Digital
Multimeter
Users Manual
• Manual de uso

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    AM-420 Digital Multimeter Users Manual • Manual de uso...

  • Page 3: Digital Multimeter

    AM-420 Digital Multimeter Users Manual 11/2014, 4266183 C ©2014 Amprobe Test Tools. All rights reserved. Printed in China...

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    During the warranty period, any defective test tool can be returned to your Amprobe distributor for an exchange for the same or like product. Please check the “Where to Buy” section on www.Amprobe.com for a list of distributors near you.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS SYMBOLS ........................2 SAFETY INFORMATION ....................3 UNPACKING AND INSPECTION ..................4 FEATURES ........................4 MAKING MEASUREMENTS ..................4 Rotary Switch Positions ..................4 HOLD Button ......................5 Measuring AC Voltage ...................6 Measuring DC Voltage ...................6 Measuring DC Current ...................7 Measuring Resistance ....................7 Measuring Continuity ....................7 Measuring Diode ....................7 Battery Test ......................7 DETAILED SPECIFICATIONS ..................8...

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    AM-420 LCD display Display hold Display HOLD button Negative reading Rotary switch Low battery indicator Test probe Measurement reading Hazardous voltage...

  • Page 7: Symbols

    SYMBOLS Caution! Risk of electric shock. � Caution! Refer to the explanation in this manual. Alternating Current (AC). Direct Current (DC). The equipment is protected by double insulation or reinforced insulation. Earth (Ground). Battery. � Complies with European Directives. � Conforms to relevant Australian Standards Canadian Standards Association (NRTL/C) Do not dispose of this product as unsorted municipal waste.

  • Page 8: Unpacking And Inspection

    NOT be used. A false measurement may occur. The battery should be replaced immediately. UNPACKING AND INSPECTION Your shipping carton should include: AM-420 Multimeter 9V alkaline battery (installed) Users manual If any of the items are damaged or missing, return the complete package to the place of purchase for an exchange.

  • Page 9: Rotary Switch Positions

    Rotary Switch Positions Switch Position Measurement Unit Measurement Function V AC AC voltage measurement up to 250 V. V AC AC voltage measurement up to 200 V. V AC DC voltage measurement up to 250 V. V DC DC voltage measurement up to 200 V. V DC DC voltage measurement up to 200 V.

  • Page 10: Measuring Ac Voltage

    Measuring AC Voltage X� Do not apply on a voltage source higher than AC 250V and use proper range for measurement. Over-range indication: “1”, “-1” or a reading exceeds 250. Measuring DC Voltage X� Do not apply on a voltage source higher than DC 250V and use proper range for measurement.

  • Page 11: Measuring Dc Current

    Measuring DC Current X� To avoid personal injury or damage to the Meter: 1. Do not attempt to make an in-circuit current measurement when the open-circuit potential to earth ground exceeding 250V. 2. Switch to proper function and range for your measurement. 3.

  • Page 12: Measuring Continuity

    Measuring Continuity X� Disconnect circuit power and discharge all high-voltage capacitors before testing continuity. Meter beeps at ≤10Ω, beeper turns off at > 70 Ω Measuring Diode X� Disconnect circuit power and discharge all high-voltage capacitors before testing diode. Battery Test X�...

  • Page 13: Detailed Specifications

    DETAILED SPECIFICATIONS Ambient temperature: 23°C ± 5°C (73.4°F ± 9°F); Relative temperature: ≤ 75% Accuracy: ± (% of reading + digits) Maximum voltage between input terminal and earth ground: AC 250 Vrms or DC 250 V � Fuse: F1 315 mA, H 250 V fast-fuse, ( 5 × 20) mm Maximum display: 1999, updates 2 to 3/sec Over-range indication: “...

  • Page 14: Maintenance

    Overload protection: 250 V max. � F1: 315 mA H 250 V fast-fuse, ( 5×20)mm Resistance Measurement Range Resolution Accuracy 200Ω 0.1 Ω 2 kΩ 0.001 kΩ ±(1.5% + 5 LSD) 20 kΩ 0.01 kΩ 200 kΩ 0.1 kΩ 2 MΩ 0.001 MΩ...

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    BATTERY AND FUSE REPLACEMENT X� Warning To avoid shock, injury, or damage to the Meter, disconnect the test lead from the measuring circuit before opening case. Use ONLY fuse with the amperage, interrupt, voltage, and speed ratings specified. Replacing BATTERY and FUSE follow below steps: 1.

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