28 Sep '14, 5am

Voltset Multimeters at World Maker Faire

Voltset Multimeters at World Maker Faire

Many tents at World Maker Faire were divided up into booths for companies and various projects. In one of these tents, we found the Voltset booth. [Tom, Ran, and Michael] were on hand to show off their device and answer any questions. Voltset is essentially a multimeter which uses your phone as a display. It connects to an Android phone via USB or an optional Bluetooth module. Now we’d be a bit worried about the risk of damaging our phones with a voltmeter electrically connected via USB. However, many people have an old phone or retired tablet kicking around these days, which would be perfect for the Voltset. The Bluetooth module alleviates this problem, too – though it doesn’t fix the issue of what happens to the multimeter when someone decides to call. Voltset isn’t new; both the Voltset team and the similarly specced Mooshimeter were also at World Maker Faire last year....

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2014/09/27/voltset-multimeters-at-wor...

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