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Old 06-28-2011, 04:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Wet_Boots View Post
I've upsized a notch or two on an old Hunter SRC, but only up to 1-1/4 amps from the original 3/4 amp normal-blow fuse (the triacs in the SRC are rated for 4 amps)

So, what clamparound meters are popular for 2-wire use? It looks like one with a bottom range less than 10 amps, having a 4-digit display, will read out to 0.001 amps. Is that good enough?

The reading produced by a conductor carrying a very low current can be increased by winding the conductor around the clamp several times.

Divide the meter reading by the number of turns, This is the current, with a nominal loss of accuracy due to inductive effects.
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