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I have a Sperry HDM350 Multimeter. I am try to figure out the set the meter to x10 ohms scale? and how to set it to set it to read 12 volts? Thanks

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Http://www.sperryinstruments.com/navi/support

There's a 1-800 number you can call to get support for your multimeter to set it to the x10 ohms scale, and to read the 12 volts.

1(800) 645-5398.

This model wasn't listed on the site. Is this an older discontinued model?

At any rate they should be able to help you out.

I used to work for Radio Shack and we had auto ranging multimeters as well as the manually selectable range meters. I prefer auto ranging because the data is not ambiguous, it's right on the dot.

My brother used to use an Analog multimeter with a needle on it in the 1970s. It had a similar scale on it as your multimeter with multiples of x10 x100 x1000 etc. And, if you want to measure 12 volts, I would use the x1 direct setting which might be displayable on your digital display.

The ranging meters are a little bit trickier to use than the auto ranging ones where you don't have to think so much.

Good luck on learning how to use your Digital ranging multimeter!

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