You can’t really sense electricity other than the output of some components that light up, spin, get hot, or feeling pain from a shock, etc. Therefore you should take multimeter measurements of circuits you are learning about.

Video below: How to measure electronics current with digital multimeters after voltage and resistance review Click here to watch directly on YouTube!

Electronics current calculations and multimeter measurement basics diagram by electronzap electronzapdotcom
Electronics current calculations and multimeter measurement basics diagram by electronzap electronzapdotcom

It is important to read the manual of any multimeter you use, but I think this page (when it has been filled out more) will help you learn about multimeters.


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