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Offline bitwelder

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Test leads and clamp measurement?
« on: May 22, 2016, 10:22:03 am »
The instructions of the Uni-T UT210E (small current clamp meter with leads to measure voltage/resistance) warn in the AC/DC current measurement section:
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When measure current, unplug test pen to avoid electric shock.

I get that the accidental contact with the test leads may disturb the current clamp measurement, but is there really a risk of electric shock if somebody touches them?
What are the voltage levels induced in the instrument while using the clamp?

(Nevertheless, it IS a good idea to remove the leads anyway when they are not used)
« Last Edit: May 23, 2016, 08:58:23 pm by bitwelder »
 


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