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Auto Ranging True RMS Datalogger Digital Multimeter

SKU: AQ1098

$215.00 AUD, inc GST
$195.45 AUD, exc GST
Auto Ranging True RMS Datalogger Digital Multimeter

SKU: AQ1098

$215.00 AUD, inc GST
$195.45 AUD, exc GST


  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 Express (Overnight*, tracked)
  • $3 Economy Post* (3-7 days, no tracking)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only)

Shipping costs may increase for heavy products or large orders.

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page.

*Conditions apply, see shipping tab below.

This product has been replaced by: digital multimeter
With features including a 3.75 digit 4000 count display, auto ranging with analogue bar graph and a 10MHz frequency counter, this is undoubtedly the finest multimeter we have ever evaluated. With proper care this multimeter will last a lifetime, and is perfect for research and development, service work and general scientific measurement applications. Supplied complete with high quality silicon rubber leads and durable protective carry case.


  • True RMS mode
  • Q 1098 features RS-232 interface to PC computer (software supplied for DOS and Windows)
  • Dual display for frequency, AC voltage and temperature
  • 10 Location memory
  • Time mode with alarm, clock and stop watch
  • MIN, MAX, AVG and relative modes
  • Decibel measurement
  • Capacitance and inductance measurement
  • Temperature mode (°C/°F)
  • Pulse signal injection function for logic and audible testing, etc
  • Continuity and diode test
  • Logic test
  • Auto power “off” and “keep on” mode
  • Fused 20A input
  • Warning buzzer sounds when leads are incorrectly inserted in the 20A current mode
  • Back lit display
  • Data hold and run mode
  • Low battery indication mode
  • Overload protection and safety design in compliance with UL 1244 and VDE0411.

Minimum PC Requirements
IBM Compatible 486 or greater
100Mhz processor
Requires RS232 COM port with 9 pin plug (or adaptor to suit)
Software provided for Windows 7 and earlier.

Software is compatible with Windows 7 and earlier.
Not Compatible with Mac Os.


  • DC Voltage
  • Range 400mV, 4V, 40V, 400V, 1000V
  • Resolution 0.1mV, 1mV, 10mV, 100mV, 1V
  • Accuracy 0.5% +2 digits
  • AC Voltage
  • Range 400mV, 4V, 40V, 400V, 750V
  • Resolution 0.1mV, 1mV, 10mV, 100mV, 1V
  • Accuracy 1.5% +2 digits
  • DC Current
  • Range 400µA, 400mA, 20A
  • Resolution 0.1µA, 0.1mA, 0.01A
  • Accuracy 1% +2 digits
  • AC Current
  • Range 400µA, 400mA, 20A
  • Resolution 0.1µA, 0.1mA, 0.01A
  • Accuracy 1.5% +3 digits
  • Resistance
  • Range 400 Ohm, 4k Ohm, 40k Ohm, 400k Ohm, 4M Ohm, 40M Ohm
  • Resolution 0.1 Ohm, 1 Ohm, 10 Ohm, 100 Ohm
  • Accuracy 0.5% +2 digits
  • Frequency
  • Range 10kHz, 100kHz, 1MHz, 10MHz
  • Resolution 1Hz, 10Hz, 100Hz, 1kHz
  • Accuracy 0.01% +2 digits
  • Capacitance
  • Range 100µF
  • Resolution 0.01µF
  • Accuracy 3% +5 digits
  • Inductance
  • Range 0-20H, 20-50H, 50-100H
  • Resolution 0.01H all ranges
  • Accuracy 3% +5d, 5% +5d, 10% +5d
  • Temperature
  • Range -20°C - 1200°C (0°F - 2000°F)
  • Resolution 1°C /°F
  • Accuracy 3% +3d (10 - 350°C), 3% +5d(-20 - 10°C)
  • Decibels dBm
  • Range -25 dBm - +59 dBm
  • Resolution 0.01 dBm
  • Accuracy ±0.5 dBm
  • Logic Test 0.8V- 2.0V
  • Diode Test Test Voltage 3.3V Max
  • Continuity Test Less Than 100 Ohm
  • Signal Out (4.5V Sq Wave)2048Hz, 4096Hz, 8192Hz
  • Protection 250V/20A Fused
  • Dimensions 88W x 37D x 199H


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Product Comments

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page (no login required).

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 for Express Post (Overnight for Australia Post Next Day Network, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address (here's a PDF which includes other key business details):

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
NSW, 2289

Take a look at our customer service page if you have other questions such as "do we do purchase orders" (yes!) or "are prices GST inclusive" (yes they are!). We're here to help - get in touch with us to talk shop.