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SMD Component Tester with Digital MultimeterMCM Part #: 72-8485  |  Tenma Part #: 72-8485

SMD Component Tester with Digital Multimeter 3.7 stars from 3 reviews.
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Pen Type Multifunction Multimeter
Compact pocket size multimeter measures AC/DC volts, resistance, capacitance and provides diode test. Convenient "pen-style" allows the unit to be carried easily in a shirt pocket or toolbox. Included SMD probe allows quick one hand measurements of resistors, capacitors and diodes, even when mounted to a PC board. Simply unplug the probe and insert the included test leads and the unit is ready to measure AC/DC volts.

Product Description

  • 6,000 count display
  • Includes SMD probe
  • Measures capacitance
  • Selectable auto/manual range
  • Simple two button operation
  • Included SMD probe cover
  • Slim compact size
  • Includes two LR-44 batteries
  • Diode test current 1mA
  • Continuity buzzer sounds at less than 30Ω

  • DC voltage: 600mV, 6V, 50V
  • AC voltage: 600mV, 6V, 50V
  • Resistance: 600Ω, 6KΩ, 60KΩ, 600KΩ, 6MΩ, 60MΩ
  • Capacitance: 6nF, 60nF, 600nF, 6µF, 60µF, 600µF, 6mF, 6mF

    Best Accuracy:
  • DC voltage: ±0.8%, ±2
  • AC voltage: ±1.0%, ±3
  • Resistance: ±0.8%, ±2
  • Capacitance: ±5%, ±7

  • Product Reviews

    • "Voltage probes don't always make contact" by mrognstad on 4/8/2014
      Overall: 3.5 out of 5

      Plugging in the voltage test leads switches the meter to volts, but the leads don't always make contact with the recessed banana jacks. At first I thought the meter was defective, but it worked fine in testing SMD parts with the tweezer tips. Push the voltage leads in hard to make contact, then they're okay.

    • "Joe Martin" by joseph.martin on 12/22/2012
      Overall: 4.5 out of 5

      Excellent tweezer probed device for troubleshooting tiny smd circuit board components. Only thing I would like to see changed would be the regular wire probed tips could to be changed to a smaller and insulated needle sharp type. EF Johnson used to sell this type of needle sharp probes of which I have a set. Don't know if they still sell them but they are awsume. Caught this as a deal on MCM's pre Christmas sale and the price was greatly reduced, so I purchased. Glad I did because it really fits the bill when working on everyday modern circuits.

    • "Component tester" by fredy2 on 5/18/2012
      Overall: 3 out of 5

      It is useful, however the tweezer points are too stiff and as such the spacing cannot be easily adjusted for other than certain size SMD parts. I also have a set of "Smart Tweezers" and they are better but cost many times more.

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    Package Specifications & Dimensions
    Weight:0.53 lbs.
    Warranty:365 days
    Need to Return?
    Length:10.25 in.
    Width:7.5 in.
    Height:1.5 in.
    Shipping Information
    Extra Shipping Charge:No
    Drop Ship:No
    Catalog Pages

    MCM Cat 57, Page 1232

    MCM Cat 56, Page 1072

    Mfr. Info

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    Mfr. Name:Tenma
    Mfr. Part Number:72-8485