Sam Orlovsky

I realized early on carpentry was a huge passion for me and I’ve stayed in the industry for over 20 years now. This gives me a unique ability to really be able to tell you what the best tools and recommendations are. I’m not only a carpenter but I also like machinery and anything to do with electrics. One of my career paths starting off was as an apprentice electrician so I also have a lot of experience with electrical products and anything related.

testing with multimeter

How to Use a Multimeter to Test Voltage of Live Wires

Live Wire: It’s an electrical wire through which there is a flow of electrical current. A live wire is positive whereas a neutral wire is negative – having high potential this differentiates from neutral wire through the voltage potential.  A common example is the functioning of home appliances charged with current by the live wire, whereas the …

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Power Probe CAT-IV Digital Multimeter

Power Probe Multimeter Review

The new Power Probe digital multimeter (PPDMM), is a fourth-generation multimeter from Power Probe. Based out of California, Power Probe is a name to contend within the digital multimeter (DMM) segment of automotive diagnostics, and in the testing of electronic circuits of automotive components. Reviews from customers and users of the new Power Probe multimeter, …

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Mastech MS8229 Auto-Range 5-in-1 Multi-functional Digital Multimeter

Mastech Multimeter Review

Mastech MS8229: Without a doubt a versatile and easy to use tool. Automatic and manual range Backlit 4000 count display Safety type CAT-III and CAT-II Today there is a large number of multimeters that can offer different functionalities and results. This is why it is not usually easy to find the perfect option. To avoid …

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