Not to be confused with a multimeter, electrical testers are kind of different. I guess if you’re super familiar with them or can use them just as well as a multimeter, they can be just as good.
Electrical testers seem to be more handy, more compact, and more rugged. They don’t have all of the ultra technical features of the traditional meters though either. I have a few electrical testers and I put them up near the bottom of my multimeter comparison chart page which you can see here if you’re so inclined ha ha. Read more