Need help testing amplifier fuse please?


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Old 12-16-13, 08:00 AM
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Need help testing amplifier fuse please?

Hey guys, I wish to test an amplifier fuse, it is a cylindrical shaped small fuse about 1" long with 2 nickel colored end caps, glass in the middle and a straight metal strip inside the glass from one end to the other. I have a DMM and I am seeing on the net that I need to set the selector to the Ohms section but in that section I am seeing 20m, 2m, 200k e.t.c, which setting should I be selecting here please?
 
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Old 12-16-13, 09:07 AM
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Set it to the lowest ohm setting you have. 200 is usually standard. Your screen should read 0.
 
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Old 12-16-13, 09:20 AM
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I did so, the screen now reads 1.3, does this mean the fuse is good?
 
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Old 12-16-13, 09:32 AM
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When you touch your probes to the end of the fuse..... basically if the meter moves.... the fuse is good.

1.3 ohms is perfect.
 
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Ok, really appreciate the help guys, Happy Holidays!
 
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Old 12-16-13, 09:46 AM
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