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Is there any reason testing the neutral line on a dimmer light socket wouldn't work?

I am repairing a vintage lamp and replacing the socket with a dimmer socket. When I do a continuity test on the old socket, both the hot and neutral lines work. That is, they make a high-pitch noise ...
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DIY AC Line Splitter

As a fresh DIY-er (just moved into my own house), I've purchased a digital clamp multimeter. Learned the hard way that in order to utilize the clamp to measure current, the supply line needs to be ...
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NCV meter beeping over large area of a wall

I use non contact voltage tester function of Uni-t ut210e for detecting main wires under/in walls. It worked pretty well until yesterday. The wall is made of bricks/mortar and some metal profiles (as ...
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