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Compact Pocket MultimeterMCM Part #: 72-7940  |  Distributed By MCM Part #: 72-7940

Compact Pocket Multimeter 4.3 stars from 5 reviews.
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Compact Pocket Digital Multimeter
General purpose multimeter is perfect for the toolbox, the work truck or the classroom. It includes all of the most commonly used DMM functions, for a great price.

Product Description

  • 1999 count meter digital display
  • Measures AC/DC voltage
  • Measures DC current
  • Measures resistance
  • Tests 1.5V and 9V batteries under load
  • Provides 50Hz reference square wave output
  • Permanently attached test leads
  • CATII rated to 300V
  • Uses one Type A23 12V battery (#291-615), included


  • DC Voltage: 200mV, 2000mV, 20V, 200V, 300V
  • AC Voltage: 200V, 300V
  • DC Current: 2000µA, 20mA, 200mA
  • Resistance : 200Ω, 2000Ω, 20KΩ, 200KΩ, 2000KΩ
  • Square Wave Output: 2.7V p-p
  • Battery Load: 9V @ 5mA, 1.5V @ 50mA
  • Input Impedance: 1MΩ
  • Dimensions: 3 5/8" (H) x 2" (W) x 1" (D)


  • DC Voltage: ±(1.5% + 2)
  • AC Voltage: ±(2.5% + 15)
  • DC Current: ±(2.5% + 10)
  • Resistance : ±(2.5% + 5)

  • Product Reviews

    • "Multimeter" by DennisBurchard on 5/3/2013
      Overall: 3 out of 5

      Works great and can be tossed in the glovebox without being out a lot of money.

    • "compact pocket multimeter" by Frank Coleman on 7/31/2012
      Overall: 5 out of 5

      This is a great little meter! It seems to be as accurate as the high dollar Fluke meter that I use on my job. It's small, (about the size of a pack of cigarettes.) It's accurate, and seems to be reliable, although, I haven't had it long. But at this price, it's a no brainer. It uses a small cylindrical shaped 12v battery that comes with it. I don't know how you could go wrong with this.

    • "Very Handy" by dredel on 11/8/2010
      Overall: 4.5 out of 5

      I purchased 2 of these little units a year ago and was surprised at its accuracy. I was worried the rotary switch was going to be cheap, but It is a good build quality. Only 2 downsides: 1. The leads are soldered in and not plug in so you will have to replace with the same type. 2. Don't leave the unit powered on as there is no auto shut off. Overall: I wouldn't hesitste to buy this meter again. It's a great value.

    • "Great item for the money" by installpro on 8/14/2009
      Overall: 4.5 out of 5
      Top 10 Contributor

      A bit flimsy in the construction, but hey... this meter is practically free. Keep the clamshell package to protect meter while in the toolbox and you will be fine. It works great and is suprisingly accurate. Definately worth buying several to have around when you need a quick measurement.

    • "Simple, Convenient, Accurate" by pzaras on 6/1/2009
      Overall: 4.5 out of 5

      This little DMM is perfect for the "on the go" technician or handy man. I bought one of these a while back and have not been disappointed. It is perfect to throw in your back pocket or glove box and is durable and accurate. Since it is so cheap, I have bought a couple and keep them in different locations for emergency use. Highly recommend!

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    Package Specifications & Dimensions
    Weight:0.29 lbs.
    Warranty:365 days
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    Length:7 in.
    Width:4.55 in.
    Height:1.5 in.
    Shipping Information
    Extra Shipping Charge:No
    Drop Ship:No
    Catalog Pages

    MCM Cat 57, Page 1223

    MCM Cat 56, Page 1064

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    Mfr. Part Number:72-7940
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