kThe lower case letter k indicates the resistance being measured is displayed in kilo-ohms (thousand (103)).The prefix kilo- is from the Greek word khilioi "thousand". Any position of the meter's rotary switch canactivate this feature. Kilo (k) is used on DMM's to indicate the measurement being displayed has had thedecimal point moved 3 places to the left of the base unit decimal point.
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course AUSV 1320 taught by Professor Johnkelly during the Winter '12 term at Weber.