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What is the proper way to connect an ammeter?

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June 12, 2016 10:17PM

Are u talking about a amp meter? If so there is 2 kinds one is a clip on that simply goes around the wire that u are wanting to check amps on.one other goes in line u will need to find a junction or cut the wire current goes in one side of the meter reads amps then out the other.with out loss of current. Be more specific next time then I can helped u much better.25 years experience industeral electrical tech.

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Actually, although 'amp meter' is closer to what it is, they are usually called 'ammeters', often in print as well as speech.