Electrical Voltage Reading

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Old 08-24-05, 03:58 PM
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Question Electrical Voltage Reading

If, using a digital volt meter, why can I read 40 volts only when touching the black wire?
 
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Old 08-24-05, 05:17 PM
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Phantom voltages. Digital meters will read wierd voltages with one side open, or not cleanly connected to the either side of the circuit.
 
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