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Craftsman  Digital Multimeter with AC Voltage Detector

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Reg Price: $26.99
Savings: $12.00
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Reg Price: $26.99
Savings: $12.00
$14.99
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Color and Styling:
Color/Finish: Gray/red
Product Overview:
Item Weight (lbs.): 0.75
Tests: AC Current, DC Current, Resistance, Continuity
Batteries:
Number of Batteries Included: None
Number of Batteries Required: 1
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Test Leads Included: Yes
Warranties & Coverage:
General Warranty: 1 year limited

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A Craftsman Digital Multimeter Keeps you Safe

You don't have to be an electrician to want to own a Craftsman Digital Multimeter with AC Voltage Detector. Even some simple home repairs are performed better and safer when you are able to check for AC/DC voltage levels. It's always better to play it safe and carry a Craftsman Digital Multimeter in your bag of tools.

A Craftsman Digital Multimeter measures AC/DC volts, current and resistance. It also measures diode and continuity and has 20 range seven-function abilities, which gives you better accuracy.

  • A Craftsman Digital Multimeter with AC Voltage Detector makes a great gift for the handyman on your list
  • A rubber holster is included which protects the meter from damage
  • The large 2000-count display is easy to read, precise and accurate.
  • This meter is UL listed and tested for safety

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  • Available for Gift Wrap

Added on July 26, 2010

 

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67 Reviewers (87.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Praise20 found this helpful
Mr-Mac
Jan 6 , 2011
AC Voltage Detector and Digital Multi-meter

I can't begin to tell you how many times I needed to test a circuit in the basement I am remodeling just to try and figure out what the homeowner did!  It got to the point where I needed to move from one branch to another quickly and my plug in unit was just too slow and didn't always help me find the power source I was seeking. 

I went to Sears and poked around and ound this set.  It was cheap ($15 on sale regular price is $25) and, while I didn't neccesarily need the multi-meter I couldn't pass on the deal!

The voltage detector is a simple device but it has saved me on a couple of occassions already in finding a power source I thought I had cut off before opening it up to fix it!  The flashing light and loud beeping alert you quick before finding out the old fashioned way that you missed a breaker, a plus when it's a 220 VAC circuit! 

The multi-meter is pretty basic although it does have a battery scale for 9v and 1.5v batteries so even the better half or kids can tell if a battery is worth keeping or recycling.

For the money you get a good dependable set of tools than can quite possibly save your life!

 

Criticism3 found this helpful
dheller1
Dec 15 , 2012
Fixed Continuity Problem!!
The coating on the test leads are the issue with the continuity problem. I took some fine sand paper and gentle twisted the probe to take the shiney coating off. I discovered this after using my fluke probes and I would get a constant beep vs the sick sound that you get with the craftsman probes. My fluke probes are dull with no coating on them, I have no clue why they would coat the probes with a coating that is a insulator.
 

SlipperyWrench

Frederick, MD

Oct 7 , 2014
via sears.com
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Good solid meter for the price

After reading the reviews I was skeptical about the unit, but decided the price was worth the risk. It's a sold unit that does everything described well. Not professional grade, but good for the hobbyist. No problem putting the battery in and continuity works as described. (Read the manual folks!)


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smallbuyer

Jamaica, NY

Sep 12 , 2014
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great product for the price

comes in pretty handy as an home owner.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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minhduc

Fort Worth, TX

Aug 12 , 2014
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very good device and does the job....price is cheap

I really like this detector; it works pretty well as described. The sale price is good as well. Highly recommended....must have it for every household. Will definitely buy it again.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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euromerc

Franklin Park, IL

Jul 8 , 2014
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Cheap but good quality

Toolbox must have, cheap, but does not feel cheap, voltage detector is a really useful addition

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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meHome

Pennsburg, PA

Jun 1 , 2014
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nice lil' meter

for price, it is tough to beat

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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indyemmett

Winchester, IN

Apr 28 , 2014
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Valuable for home remodel

We just purchased a home in which the previous owner did much of his own wiring and didn't label the fuse box The multimeter and the AC voltage detector have been VERY handy. The voltage detector only needs AAA batteries. Good deal for the price.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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snakeeyes

San Antonio, TX

Feb 6 , 2014
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snakeeyes

I`ve bought a couple of multi meters from Sears in the past and they still function but your sale prices plus reward points makes it so reasonable to purchase another multi meter it would be a big mistake not to purchase another as a back up.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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ang7593

Columbia, SC

Jan 20 , 2014
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great tool

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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jmgogo

Buena Park, CA

Jan 7 , 2014
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Great price

This item was a great price! You can't beat it.available in store was also a plus.you can't forget that it's also craftsman. Great price for a great item

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Mo215

Townville, SC

Jan 5 , 2014
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nice for quick checks

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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