How Do You Test a Wall Outlet With a Multimeter?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 7, 2020 1:07:20 PM ET

A multimeter is able to let you know how much electricity is flowing through a wall outlet. Though it generally is not a good idea to insert objects into a wall outlet, a multimeter only works when you insert its probes into an outlet. There is a safe way to do this.

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