How to Check Car Battery Voltage With a DMM?

Answer An automotive battery provides electrical energy for vehicle starting, and serves as the electrical return (also known as "ground") for the entire electrical system. Since the battery plays such an... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Check Car Battery Voltage With a DMM

How to Check the Battery Voltage With a DMM?

Several terms are associated with checking a lead-acid storage battery. "Surface charge" refers to the charge that builds up on the outer surface of the battery's positive plate or "anode." The sur... Read More »

How to Check an Auto Battery Voltage With a DMM?

Automobile batteries are the foundation of an automotive electrical system. The battery serves as the electrical grounding source, as well as providing the automobile with electrical starting power... Read More »

How to Check Voltage Loss on a 12-Volt DC Battery?

Twelve-volt batteries are used in automotive, marine and "off-the-grid" electrical applications. Most 12-volt batteries are lead-acid secondary cells and can provide high electrical current for a s... Read More »

What is the voltage of a c battery?

Disposable C batteries, typically alkaline batteries, have a "new" voltage of 1.5. Rechargeable nickel-metal hydride batteries (NiMH) typically have a voltage of 1.2. Newer formulations of C batter... Read More »