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HOW TO – Build an ammeter

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Scientific Explorations with Paul Doherty shows how to build an ammeter – “An ammeter is a device that detects an electric current. With some readily available materials, you can build your own ammeter and use it to measure current produced by batteries including homemade batteries and generators.”Link.

4 thoughts on “HOW TO – Build an ammeter

  1. This is a galvanometer, not an ammeter. And you could make it more sensitive by sticking a small mirror on the magnets and shining a laser pointer at it.

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