Playing with electricity is a lot more fun with a digital multimeter! Finding and fixing issues in automobiles, home wiring, appliances, and electronics works best with a multimeter. We’ve researched and reviewed best-selling multimeters to help you choose the best option for your needs! But if you’re not sure what to look for, take a look at these specs we considered when selecting the best multimeters in our reviews.
Auto Range - Auto ranging multimeters save time by automatically finding the range of value for the characteristic you’re testing.
Diode Testing - Diodes are important parts of many electronics, such cell phones, and diode tests are important in electrical work.
Capacitance - Capacitor issues can be a common source of malfunction in various capacitor-start motors.
Frequency - Some equipment is made to operate at a certain frequency and can misbehave if the frequency has changed.
Dimensions - Many people are looking for a pocket-sized multimeter that’s easily portable, which means dimensions matter!
Warranty - Warranty is often an indication of quality, and can be especially important if you’re going to use an item heavily.
Ready to get into the reviews? Our top pick and budget pick are our overall best picks for multimeters, but there are eight more options that suit a variety of budgets and feature needs. From a basic homeowner’s multimeter to commercial-grade options for electrical technicians, we reviewed them all! Let’s take a closer look!
Article last updated on:
June 4, 2019