10 Best Digital Multimeters For Engineers And Hobbyists


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Multimeters are the most rudimentary tools for an electrical engineer. Whether you are debugging a faulty circuit or wiring your home appliance, it is always handy to have a multimeter nearby.  We have compiled the list of 10 best digital Multimeters which are both affordable and readily available.

10. Extech EX205T True RMS Auto Ranging Multimeter(48.26$)

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Pro

  • Input fuse protection
  • Max Hold, Auto Power off and Data Hold.

Con

  • High frequency response is not good, beyond(13Khz)

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9. Blusmart MS88 4000(50$)

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Pro

  • Good construction quality.
  • Easy to use.

Con

  • Inconsistent Ohm readings.

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8. Etekcity MSR-P600 (20$)

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Pro

  • Very Affordable.
  • Good for everyday use.

Con

  • Short Leads.
  • Does not beep when there is continuity.

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7. INNOVA 3340(71$)

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Pro

  • Can be used on Professional Scale.
  • Good support.

Con

  • Complicated to use.

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6. Etekcity Digital Multimeter (DMM)(20$)

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Pro

  • Very handy and light weight.
  • Good clear display.

Con

  • No automatic shutoff.
  • No over voltage protection.

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5. Fluke 87V/E2 Industrial True-RMS Multimeter(434$)

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Pro

  • Very Robust.
  • Life-time warranty.
  • A Lot of functionality.

Con

  • Tech support not good.

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4. DT830B LCD (7$)

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Pro

  • Best value for money.
  • Light weight and portable.
  • Large and easy to read display.

Con

  • No audible continuity.
  • Rotary dial function is not of good quality.

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3. Etekcity Digital Multimeter (10$)

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Pro

  • Good for beginners and work around the household.
  • Overload protection

Con

  • Low quality leads.
  • Does not measure capacity.

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2. Tekpower MS8264(23.5$)

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Pro

  • Over range/Polarity/Low Battery indication.
  • Auto Power off function available.
  • Good Manufacturing quality.

Con

  • Takes comparatively long time to auto range.
  • Does not give optimal performance in mV range.

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1. INNOVA 3320(26$)

Best digital DMM's (2)

Pro

  • Reliable and consistent ratings.
  • Can record Ohms up 0.001.
  • uses standard sized banana plugs so is compatible with several 3rd party or customized probes/connectors.

Con 

  • Maximum current rating is 200mA.

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