SCR Testing Archive

How to check a SCR with digital multimeter?

SCR – Silicon Controlled Rectifier, Thyristor (THYRatron and transISTOR) The name THYRISTOR  is derived by a combination of the capital letters from THYRatron and transISTOR.  The thyristor is a solid state device like a transistor and has characteristics similar to that of a thyratron tube version.Types of thyristor family like, A. TRIAC-Bidirectional triode