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Pocket Autoranging Digital Multimeter

SKU: ADA850

$37.53 AUD, inc GST

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Pocket Autoranging Digital Multimeter

SKU: ADA850

$37.53 AUD, inc GST

Retired Product

Replaced by: 018-06-VC921
This product has been replaced by: 018-06-VC921
When Adafruit's on the go, they like to keep a multimeter in their purse and this model is by far the best pocket meter Adafruit have found. It's so good you'll end up using it as your main multimeter! 

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. 

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. 

Adafruit's 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!
 
Technical Details
  • 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

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