New Digit Benchtop Multimeters with Simple to Read 4.3-inch LCD

Press Release Summary:

  • 5492C and 5493C models has built-in functions including limit mode to verify measurements within a user-defined range
  • Delivers measurement speeds up to 1000 readings per second and support 12 measurement functions
  • Included operating software supports remote instrument control, measurement, monitoring and data logging

Original Press Release:

B&K Precision Launches New Multimeters Available in 5 1/2 and 6 1/2-Digit Models

The 5490C Series offers fast measurement speeds, graphical display features, and extensive measurement functions for a wide range of applications

Yorba Linda, CA, November 11, 2020 -- B&K Precision, a leading designer and manufacturer of reliable, cost-effective test and measurement instruments, today announces a new generation of 5 ½ and 6 ½-digit benchtop multimeters designed for accuracy, repeatability and ease-of-use. Both 5492C (5 ½) and 5493C (6 ½) models deliver measurement speeds up to 1000 readings per second and support 12 measurement functions while the 6 ½-digit model provides greater accuracy, higher resolution, and rear input terminals to simplify connections.

The easy to read 4.3-inch LCD offers a variety of measurement display modes including numeric, bar meter, trend chart, and histogram. Other built-in functions include Limit mode to quickly verify measurements are within a user-defined range, Probe hold mode to capture a sequence of stable readings, and dual measurement capabilities.

The 5490C Series provides USB (USBTMC-compliant), LAN, and RS232 interfaces standard with GPIB optional. The included operating software supports remote instrument control, measurement, monitoring, and data logging. A LabVIEWTM driver is available for download to help simplify system integration and instrument control.

Available now, this series starts at $780 and is backed by a 3-year standard warranty.

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About B&K Precision

For more than 60 years, B&K Precision Corporation has been building a reputation for excellence in the design and manufacture of reliable and cost-effective test and measurement instruments. The company’s products are used in a wide range of applications including design, research and development, production line testing, industrial maintenance, and electronic field service. B&K Precision test and measurement instruments are standard equipment in a large number of universities and technical schools which train future engineers and technicians. B&K Precision was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Yorba Linda, California.

Greg Von Rehder
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