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Thread: WTB atomizer ohm checker

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    WTB atomizer ohm checker

    this thing

    Portable Ohm Meter - Avid Vaper

    sorta need it immediately thats why not ordering online.

    didnt realise my multimeter is unreliable to check ohms of my atomizers

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    It's not unreliable. You just need to work out what your baseline starting resistance is with your multimeter with nothing attached and subtract that number from your ohm reading If it's a quality multimeter it will be spot on every time.

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    Yep you join the prongs up together and keep still. The multimeter will give a reading - remember this number.
    Then take the reading of your atomizer and subtract the reading you got when you joined the prongs up together.

    For instance in my case: I get an inital reading of 0.6 when I join the prongs up. If i then test my atomizer and it says 2.1 I subtract the 0.6 off the 2.1 = 1.5ohms

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    sadly it isnt a quality one . when i touch the leads together it just fluctuates ridiculously. i see 1.1 alot, but it never stabilises.

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    Get a new multimeter Low Cost Digital Multimeter (DMM) - Jaycar Electronics
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    Bronco, an easy way is to get a firm surface and maybe a spoon. Put both probes into the spoon and let them touch each other, then press them together firmly. The reason for your fluctuation is that the pressure when you touch them together is varying, so the reading will vary. You can forget the spoon but just use a firm surface to apply constant pressure.

    The accuracy of these things, including the one you want to buy is only as good as the condition of the battery. The more expensive ones zero them selves or have a calibration facility to account for the diminishing battery charge.
    Because I trust no-one Who tells me FACTS with no proof

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    Thats because you're moving. You need to keep still!

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    Solder the probes together.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robray View Post
    Bronco, an easy way is to get a firm surface and maybe a spoon. Put both probes into the spoon and let them touch each other, then press them together firmly. The reason for your fluctuation is that the pressure when you touch them together is varying, so the reading will vary. You can forget the spoon but just use a firm surface to apply constant pressure.



    The accuracy of these things, including the one you want to buy is only as good as the condition of the battery. The more expensive ones zero them selves or have a calibration facility to account for the diminishing battery charge.
    genius you are. 0.9 is what is coming out nice and clean now.

    Quote Originally Posted by dvietrod View Post
    Get a new multimeter Low Cost Digital Multimeter (DMM) - Jaycar Electronics
    $10 can't go wrong
    i bought a $5 one from jaycar yesterday .

    Quote Originally Posted by neofelis View Post
    Thats because you're moving. You need to keep still!
    i didnt realise how tiny movements would affect it. THANKS GUYS! thread can be closed, yall just saved me 20$
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    Nuther satisfied customer. Next----------------------------
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