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Re: Resistance measurement in the 0.5 - 1.0 Ohm range

Subject: Re: Resistance measurement in the 0.5 - 1.0 Ohm range
From: "redbelly"
Date: 13 Mar 2006 05:41:02 -0800
Newsgroups: sci.electronics.basics
Chris wrote:

> Even with a coil that is sensitive to too much power, you can make a
> fairly accurate resistance measurement using a DMM with a 200mV range,
> if you have a precision series resistor to give a known current.
>

Chris,

Looks like a good method.  By the way, one needn't buy a precision
resistor, so long as you can measure the resistor precisely.  Measure a
"5%" 100-ohm resistor to be 102.5 ohms (for example), and you're
precision is even better than blindly using a 1% 100-ohm value.

Mark


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