Top 10 Non-Tech Gadgets IT Pros Can't Live Without

IT professionals need a lot more than a computer and a smartphone to get their jobs done. Here are 10 mostly non-tech tools they can't function without.

By , CIO |  Personal Tech, gadgets, leatherman

Digital Multimeter

Image credit: Stephen Holiday

Electrical engineers, hardware engineers and telecom technicians are just a few of the professionals who use these instruments to measure different attributes of electricity, such as voltage, resistance, current and frequency. Any geek who likes to tinker will have a multimeter. In this photo, Stephen Holiday used a multimeter (the black object with the digital screen near the upper left corner of the photo) while making a portable battery pack for an MP3 player and a wall charger.

Slideshow: Evolution of the MP3 Player

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