# Measure of electricity

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#### vskrasavtsev

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How hard is measuring electricity?

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#### dknguyen

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Your question is not specific enough. It depends what you want to measure. There are different aspects to measure. Simple things like voltage and current are pretty easy to measure with a multimeter.

How hard is measuring a person? Measuring height and weight are easy. Measuring intelligence or health is much more difficult.

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#### Pommie

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Touch it with your tongue, if you die or it tingles then it's there.

Sorry, silly question = silly answer.

Mike.

#### AnalogKid

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How hard is measuring electricity?
How old are you, and where are you located?

ak

#### alec_t

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How hard is measuring electricity?
Very high voltage, very high current, very low voltage and very low current are all very hard to measure

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WATT do you want to measure exactly?
Max.

#### cowboybob

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Very thoughtful and polite post, ron.

#### nishant101

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I assume that you asking for measuring either Voltage or Current.
The easiest way to meausre these parameters, is by using a device called 'Multimeter'. It have two probes and many different modes.
Like for measuring voltage, set it on voltage mode and connect those probes to Live and neutral wire of electricity. Like below you can measure both DC and AC voltage:

Same for measuring current set it on current mode and connect those probes to Live and neutral wire of electricity. You can measure only DC current using shown multimeter.

Image source: https://circuitdigest.com/article/how-to-use-a-digital-multimeter
You can also use mutimeter for measuring resistor value and as a continuity tester.

The normal multimeter shown here cant measure AC current, for that you need Current Meter or Clamp meter. Like shown here:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Current_clamp

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