Multimeter Calibration Party

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Description This workshop is intented for people who want to make sure their multimeters are still within spec. I bring the tools to calibrate and adjust your multimeter.
Type Workshop
Kids session No
Keyword(s) hardware
Tags Multimeter, Hardware, Electronics
Person organizing Felicitus
Language en - English
en - English
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Starts at 2014/12/28 17:00
Ends at 2014/12/28 18:00
Duration 60 minutes
Location Hall 14

Multimeters age and can drift outside of their specifications. I give a rough overview on how to calibrate a multimeter and how to put it back into specifications.
The process of identifying that drift is called "Calibration", the process of getting your multimeter back into specifications is called "Adjustment".

I bring some gear (DMMCheck) to verify if your multimeter is still within spec, and probably some calibration stickers as well :). If you wish to participate, please bring the following:

  • Your multimeter
  • The calibration procedure for your particular model (usually in the manual)

Note: If your multimeter is 2 years old or less, it most likely doesn't make sense to calibrate it. But you can bring it anyways, or simply come by without a multimeter to learn about the process.

Additional Note: Due to the limitations of my calibration gear, this session is not suitable for high-end multimeters. Anything up to 5 1/2 digits should be fine, though.

If you plan to attend, please send me a mail to with the number of multimeters you want to calibrate so I can plan better.