3 Ways to Use a Multimeter – wikiHow
A multimeter is an instrument used to check for AC or DC voltages, resistance or continuity of electrical components and small amounts of current in circuits. This instrument will let you check to see if there is voltage present on a circuit, etc. Here’s how to use an analog multimeter.
Become familiar with the parts of a multimeter. Inspect the meter. Starting from the top and working to the bottom: