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Rapid 318B Digital LCD Multimeter

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This Digital Multimeter is designed to meet CAT III 600V for voltage category and double insulation. It is a versatile unit that can, in addition to the standard multimeter functions, also measures temperature.

The meter comes complete with PP3 battery, test leads, multi-function socket and full instruction manual. The meters holster is designed to give a high resistance against the shock of a drop. The DMM as general purpose measurement tool and is ideal for both professionals and hobbyists.

  • Overload protection is provided for all modes ( CAT III 600V,pollution grade 2)
  • Maximum voltage between terminals and earth ground: 600V DC/600V AC
  • Display: LCD
  • Maximum value display: 1999
  • Auto power off time: 20min
  • Fuse protection: F1 400mA/600V(quick acting)
  • Fuse protection: F2 10A/600V (quick acting)
  • Power Supply: 9V batteries
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
  • Storage Temperature: 0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)
  • Dimension: 188 x 93 x 50mm
  • Weight: approximate 380g including batteries

Question by David Hodgson | Product code: 86-3180
05 July 2017

Q What is the tip length on the probes that comes with this model
A Hi David, thank you for your question. The tip length is 4.4mm.

Very good robust meter until the fuse goes
Reviewed by: Paul Farr
01 October 2015

Have been using these meters for a few weeks now and found them to be very robust and well built. Only have one issue and reason for marking them down is that changing the fuse this takes 2-3 times longer than the old type 318 DMM we where using before. Not a problem for someone that knows what their doing but in a class of new students can guarantee someone will blow the fuses when first using a DMM.

318B Digital LCD Multimeter
Reviewed by: Chris B
14 February 2015

Having now had chance to put this meter through it's paces, what a great purchase I have made! This meter is simple to use and has ranges to suit both home and semi pro use. As described it features many measurement capabilities including all normal requirements plus temperature, frequency and continuity, a very easy to read LCD screen and has a protective case. This meter sells at a very good price and is most definitely excellent value for money.

Decent tool, good instructions
Reviewed by: G Seymour
07 July 2014

Received the meter last week, slightly bigger than I was expecting, with battery and leads. After using it on a couple of small jobs it works well, clear instructions and the tips of the two probes have covers to prevent accidental contact and to keep clean when not in use.