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Post questions and info about pneumatic (compressed gas) powered cannons here. This includes discussion about valves, pipe types, compressors, alternate gas setups, and anything else relevant.
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Unread postAuthor: Hotwired » Mon Jul 14, 2008 11:11 am

)DEMON( wrote:
jimmy101 wrote:Try the ohm mode with the probes connnected both ways. If there is an internal diode then you'll only get continuity with one polarity.


Huh?


:D

Translation:

Try connecting the probes both ways round when using the resistance checking mode on your multimeter.

If there is a diode inside then only one way will give a response. If connected the other way then no current can flow and so will give no response.
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