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#26618 - 06/16/03 09:21 PM Multimeter  
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When I touch one of my leds-from my meter reader-to the ground (bare), and one to the Neutral (white--residential). I'm getting a 120V reading. Does this mean I have a Hot Nue reverse on one of my recepticles? Any helpful hints on safe ways of using my meter reader is welcomed!


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#26619 - 06/16/03 09:56 PM Re: Multimeter  
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#26620 - 06/17/03 04:10 AM Re: Multimeter  
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Does an appliance plugged into the receptacle work? If not, then it could be an open neutral and you are reading the hot-to-ground voltage via other appliances.

If an appliance connected to the outlet works, then it may well be reversed connections. Have you tried measuring from the hot terminal to ground?


#26621 - 06/17/03 05:15 PM Re: Multimeter  
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You are right Pauluk. Thanks! Thanks to all!



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