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Re: Malfunctioning MOT
Original poster: "Ed Phillips by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <evp-at-pacbell-dot-net>
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "centauri by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> Hey, my multimeter will go to 5000v ac or dc. It's an old simpson analog
> one. I've tried the gap thing and one of the MOT's will with a very, very
> small gap. THe other one won't at all. How often do MOT's "go bad"? I've
> tried making a basic electromagnet out of both of them to no avail.
Keep that Simpson meter. Excellent device which won't give you bogus
readings like the DVM's can sometimes do.