Meter With Shunts And Multipliers

Purpose

To demonstrate how various voltmeters and ammeters are constructed.
 

Equipment

Large lecture meter with four shunts and four multipliers, low current power sullpy, 9 volt and 1.5 volt batteries.

 

Images

k6-34

Description

Using a basic meter movement, voltmeters and ammeters can be constructed by use of appropriate shunts and series resistances. Connecting various voltage sources, their voltages can be read on the meter.