DMM failing to measure DC voltage unless after a minute waiting

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abdulbadii

Joined Aug 30, 2017
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Anyone experienced on how to solve a DMM (of medium quality not top/best one) failing to meter DC voltage unless after probing several times later or perhaps just waiting a minute or so later, after which it will work normally for the needed measurement
 

PadMasterson

Joined Jan 19, 2021
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A bit more info on the meter would be helpful for sure. You might try tapping on the meter as you measure something to see if you get a jump or loss in the reading, and of course what's been mentioned is a good place to start also. Good Luck.
 
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