DIGITAL METERS


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DIGITAL METERS
DIGITAL METERSDigital meters have become commonplace in modern aircraft. They are lighter, more reliable, and generally less expensive than analog meters. Digital meters, used as benchtop or portable multimeters, are also commonly employed by aircraft technicians. A digital multimeter (DMM) is shown in Fig. 8-24. In many cases the DMM is considered more accurate than the analog meter because of its display of precise numerical values. Digital displays require less interpretation by the operator; therefore, there is less chance for error. Since the display of a digital meter is a solid-state device, there is no sensitive meter movement that can be damaged during rough handling; hence making digital…
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Thomas K. Eismin: Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition. DIGITAL METERS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export