Digital Multimeter Pinout and Connections

NI VirtualBench Help

Edition Date: January 2017

Part Number: 371526G-01

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Caution Caution  Exceeding the maximum input voltage ratings, which are listed in the NI VirtualBench Specifications document, can damage the device and the computer. National Instruments is not liable for any damage resulting from such signal connections.

DMM Signal Connections

MeasurementWiring DiagramRange
DC Voltage100 mV, 1 V, 10 V, 100 V, 300 V
AC Voltage100 mVrms, 1 Vrms, 10 Vrms, 100 Vrms, 265 Vrms
DC Current ≤100 mA10 mA, 100 mA
DC Current >100 mA to 10 A1A, 10 A
AC Current ≤50 mArms5 mArms, 50 mArms
AC Current 500 mArms to 5 Arms500 mArms, 5 Arms
2-Wire Resistance100 Ω, 1 kΩ, 10 kΩ, 100 kΩ, 1 MΩ, 10 MΩ, 100 MΩ
Voltage Across a Diode2 V
Note Note  If the Digital Multimeter (DMM) always reads about 0.00 A or 0.00 mA when measuring current, the cause may be a blown fuse.

Related information

How Do I Test a Fuse?
How Do I Replace a Fuse?


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