Originally Posted by 1idejim
You can use a low cost clamp to measure solenoids shoes, you have to make 4 or more turns around the meters jaw. The result is then divided by the number of turns.
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the fact that there's a Harbor Freight clamparound for less than 20 bucks that does the solenoid current readings without needing any slack wire to make extra turns with, means there must be something comparable in the realm of real measuring devices