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Taking a Look at the Best GFCI Receptacle Outlet Testers

We’ve all got GFCI receptacles in our home, but many of us aren’t aware of what they do. GFCI receptacles are the power outlets that you’ll commonly find in your bathroom. They can be identified by two buttons on the face: Test and Reset. GFCI stands for Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter, and they are an essential safety device for any home. Basically, when electricity flows …

The Best Clamp Meters for Handheld AC/DC Testing

Most of us have a few tools around the house. At minimum, we’ve got a few screwdrivers, wrenches, and other basic hand tools. But in a world that’s going increasingly electronic, having a multimeter is almost incredibly essential. Basic multimeters are capable of measuring voltage, resistance, and current. Both voltage and resistance can be measured by simply touching the probes across the circuit. Want to …

Best Computer Technician Repair Tool Kit

Unless you’re having one of your digitally connected friends print out this website and mail it to your rural Californian homestead, there is a pretty good chance that you’re sitting behind a computer right now. Technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives, and learning how to repair our computers and perform basic maintenance tasks is almost as important as being able to …

Reviews of the Best Digital Micrometers (Calpiers)

For any hobbyist machinist, a digital micrometer is essential. These tools are used to take measurements, but they’re far more advanced than your standard ruler. They’re the most accurate method to measure the distance between two points, and the design makes them particularly for outer diameter measurements, although some models are suitable for inner diameter as well. Once you start to shop for one, you’ll …