What a multimeter can do?

Fuses

There are many devices are using fuses from the automobile to the household items such as air conditioner system. The fuses are electrical conductors. This device is designed to fail whenever the current pre – determined threshold is present in a circuit. The purpose of this action is to protect the rest of circuit from destroying by a current load.

Sometimes, you can see an open fuse without any cover. Sometimes, it is covered by a label of “fuses”. Sometimes, it is inside a few applicants such as microwave and television without any notice about its presence. You can open one applicant and see a small cartridge fuse inside. The fuse is usually near the place where electrical string comes into the applicants. Sometimes, you may think that you have to buy a new microwave as the current one got problems frequently. But it turns out that the real problem belongs to the small fuse and it costs less than one dollar. Sometimes, more serious problems come from a new fuse to blow. However, the problem often comes from the old weak fuse because of the momentary electrical surges.

It is better if you have another available fuse at home in case you need to replace the old one. You should bring the old fuse to the store with you when you want to buy a new one so it can match each other. Fuse has a lot of models with various physical types and sizes. The important thing when you replace the fuse is the new one should be the same as the old one. Sometimes, you can buy fuses in the local supply store. Some other kinds of fuse like a small cartridge one, you can buy it only in specific store or online. The identify numbers of fuse are printed on the shiny metal part of end caps. Read more about What a multimeter can do?