May 23, 2012 AT 4:35 pm

NEW PRODUCT – Pocket Autoranging Digital Multimeter

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NEW PRODUCT – Pocket Autoranging Digital Multimeter. When we’re on the go, we like to keep a multimeter in our purse and this model is by far the best pocket meter we’ve found. It’s so good you’ll end up using it as your main multimeter!

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First up, this meter can measure nearly everything: it’s got DC and AC voltage, resistance, diode, and beeping continuity test, capacitance, frequency, and current (both AC and DC in micro-Ampere and milli-Amp ranges.) There’s also an alkaline battery test – essentially a fixed range voltage test with a bigger drain to get a realistic load reading not just a floating voltage reading.

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And that’s not all! It’s also auto-ranging, has a data-hold button and turns itself off automatically after about 15 minutes to preserve the battery life. There’s a removable fuse inside for the current sensing side – cheaper meters have the fuse soldered in.

Our favorite part is the nice hard-shell case which will protect the meter and will remind you to turn it off (it won’t close properly if the switch isn’t in the off position) and a smart cord-wrapping area to keep the leads from unwrapping and poking holes in stuff. Runs on two 1.5V alkaline coin cells, of the very common LR44 variety – some cheaper meters use rare 12V cells that are hard to find. Comes with one set of batteries pre-installed. This is a really nice pocket multimeter!

  • Dimensions: 116mm x 81mm x 13mm
  • Cables are each 55cm (22in)
  • Weight: 100 grams
  • CE category Cat II 300V
  • Measures 3 times per second
  • Operating Temperatures: 0°lC-40°C
  • Max display: 3999
  • Auto-range
  • Diode Test
  • Continuity with Beep
  • Data Hold
  • Symbol Display
  • Auto Off
  • Low Battery Indicator

DC Voltage:

  • Range: 400mV/4V/40V/400V
  • Resolution: 0.1mV Max
  • Accuracy: ±(0.8% + 3) @ 400mV Range, ±(1.5% + 4) @ 4V-400V Range
  • Input impedance: 10MΩ

AC Voltage:

  • Range: 4V/40V/400V
  • Resolution: 1mV Max
  • Accuracy: ±(0.8% + 4) @ 4V Range, ±(2.0% + 4) @ 50-60Hz 40V-400V Range, (2.8% + 4) 40-400Hz
  • Input impedance: 10MΩ

DC/AC Current:

  • uA Range: 400uA/4000uA
  • mA Range: 40mA/200mA
  • Resolution: 0.1uA
  • Accuracy: DC ±(2.0% + 4), AC ±(3.0% + 5) 40-400Hz
  • Overload protection: 250mA

Resistance Test:

  • Range: 400Ω/4KΩ/40KΩ/400KΩ/4MΩ
  • Resolution: 0.1 Ω
  • Accuracy: ±(2% + 4) on 400Ω-4MΩ range
  • Overload protection: 300VAC

Capacitance Test:

  • Range:50n/500n/5u/100uF
  • Resolution: 0.01 nF
  • Accuracy: ±(3% + 5) on 4n-100uF range

Frequency:

  • Range: 50/500/5K/50K/500K/5MHz
  • Resolution: 0.01 Hz
  • Accuracy: ±(1% + 4) on 10-1MHz range
  • Input: 300V rms Max @ 50-60Hz, 10V rms Max @ 40-1MHz

Diode:

  • Test current: 0.6mA
  • Open circuit voltage: ~1.5V
  • Resolution: 1 mV

Continuity:

  • If under 50 ± 20Ω

Battery Test:

  • 1.5V @ 40mA

In stock and shipping now.

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