continuity check

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by kuxz2008, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. kuxz2008

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    Nov 16, 2009
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    what is the differences between a 1 time beep sound and a continuous beeeeepppppppp sound when using a digital multimeter to test for a continuity check on wires ?
     
  2. bertus

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    Apr 5, 2008
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    Hello,

    It could be that there is a capacitor between the leads at the short beep.
    When the capacitor gets a voltage pushed on it reacts as a short, but as the voltage on the capacitor goes higher the beep will stop.

    Bertus
     
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