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Two TENTHS of a volt is not minor. But some folks have "people that do that for me". The 5 digit meter reads to 33.999 not 19.999 down to 1.0001

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if you know the "index error", just apply that each time

And there's the rub...there's various ways to do that -- the meter I posted is the least expensive, least hassle way I have found to do that.

Or a person can purchase a Tektronix 5.5 digit (in calibration) bench meter like I have. You won't like the price but the .03% DC accuracy at full scale is nice.

The little meters are a snap to use. To adapt to the higher voltage scale twist the 2 red wires together and then twist the two black wires together.

"Usually" meters that have high accuracy in high ohms scales have acceptable accuracy in other functions.

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theoldwizard1 wrote:

I bought a Uni-T UT210E. Uni-T make several different models. Far from the best, but not the cheapest either !

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Thanks for the reco - I just ordered one as there's nothing in it's price range available in our local stores and this Uni-T will certainly be sufficient for my needs. [emoticon]

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I have a Uni-T UT204A DC clampmeter and UT55 multimeter. Both are excellent and reasonably priced. I am very pleased with the voltage accuracy (tested with voltage standard) and stability over temperature range -40C to 40C. The clampmeter measures current easily and accurately enough for vehicle parasitic draw.
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