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Technique for locating matched resistors using a center-tapped filament transformer and an audio VTVM.
AUDIO AMATEUR 4/1976 [Dec 1976] (v.7#4) pg. 28

Resins for loads. Technique for protecting the fragile leads of capacitors, resistors and inductors which are used for testing. Fit them with connectors and then encapsulate them in casting resin.
AUDIO ELECTRONICS 2/2000 [Mar 2000] (v.31#2) pg. 54

Build a reactive load to test the behavior of amp designs. This 4-ohm design combines a resistive, inductive, and capacitive load all in one unit.
AUDIOXPRESS Aug 2003 (v.34#8) pg. 48

Test circuit will allow anyone to closely match R or C components. It also serves as a test oscillator and secondary R or C measuring circuit.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Feb 1980 (v.36#2) pg. 65

Build a quick and easy curve tracer to test components. Used in connection with an oscilloscope to check diodes, thyristors, transistors, resistors, capacitors, etc.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jul 1997 (v.53#7) pg. 9
Correction CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Sep 1997 (v.53#9) pg. 8

Adjustable impedance bridge measures resistance from 0.1 ohm to 14 megohms and capacitance from 1 uuf to 14 uf. Accuracy is +/-5%. Battery or 117 VAC power supply.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED May 1966 (v.9#3) pg. 86

Quick-test component tester. Use it to find bad components (capacitors, resistors, diodes, transistors, SCR's, and other bipolar junction devices) either in-circuit or out-of-circuit. Used in conjunction with an oscilloscope.
ELECTRONICS NOW Oct 1997 (v.68#10) pg. 53
Correction ELECTRONICS NOW Dec 1997 (v.68#12) pg. 24

Ten timely tips for correctly making and interpreting resistance measurements.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Mar-Apr 1971 (v.11#1) pg. 63

Cross match one. How to select matched resistors having an accuracy of 1% or better using this inexpensive circuit.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Spring 1985 (v.2#4) pg. 45

Making milliohm measurements. Getting an accurate milliohm reading is easy when you know the correct method. Includes a schematic for an analog millivoltmeter.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS May-Jun 1986 (v.3#3) pg. 84

Continuity tester uses a 555 timer IC. Use to test continuity, test small cells and batteries, check diodes, and measure resistance.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Apr 1980 (v.69#4) pg. 50

An in-circuit component tester. Simple oscilloscope accessory speeds up in-circuit testing of resistors, capacitors, inductors, and transistor and diode junctions.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1987 (v.4#4) pg. 30

The Digi-Ohm add-on module. A low-cost accessory that adds resistance-measuring capability to the "Digital Measuring System" featured in August 1986. Est. cost: $35.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1988 (v.5#2) pg. 32

Adapter for a VTVM to measure extremely high resistance (up to 50,000 megohms).
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1970 (v.33#2) pg. 50

LED bargraph readouts. Measure voltage, resistance and frequency with a row of lights which show trends (direction) better than meters with needles and less expensively than digital readouts. Circuits for several types of meters shown.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1976 (v.10#3) pg. 74
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Oct 1976 (v.10#4) pg. 8

How to measure the resistance of hot wire elements.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Oct 1978 (v.14#4) pg. 68

Accurate ways to measure in-circuit resistances. Use of (1) a voltage follower, (2) inverting amplifier, or (3) Wagner bridge will save time and avoid possible circuit damage.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Oct 1980 (v.18#4) pg. 76

How to use digital panel meters to measure voltage, current, resistance, capacitance, frequency, temperature, etc. Part 1. Voltage, current and resistance meters.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1984 (v.55#2) pg. 67

Using the "Kaltek" RC-103 module, along with common components and a simple calculator, to build an instrument to measure resistance, capacitance, temperature, RPM, length, or angles. May also be used as part of a stopwatch or light meter.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1985 (v.56#1) pg. 79

How to design, fabricate and certify a "resistance standard" for a calibration laboratory.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Dec 1990 (v.61#12) pg. 22