I’m quite excited as I’ve never had a clamp meter before. The 606B turned up this morning, well packaged.
First, the stock photo…The Victor 606B Clamp Multimeter with overload protection, Digital NCV, Auto off and data hold. I’ve considered buying a battery company given the number of batteries I go through in a typical year… anyway the 606B uses two AAA batteries – not supplied. Fortunately I just happened to have a couple handy. Alkaline, of course.
I was expecting a very basic clamp meter with voltage and current measurement but in fact, this one has AC/DC volts, 4A/40A AC ranges and a 60/600A AC range which seems a high value but what do I know. I don’t have anything using even remotely near 600amps to try out. The instructions of course came entirely in Chinese. The Banggood price is MUCH, MUCH cheaper than RS Components but then isn’t nearly everyone cheaper than RS? See the BG link after the break.
The meter also measures resistance from a 400ohm range up to a 40Mohm range.
The meter comes with a nice cloth material case, thermocouple and a pair or normal meter leads.
Here’s the link: VICTOR 606B Clamp Multimeter — https://goo.gl/v3okSP
In the Banggood ad, they show the instructions in English, not sure why I got them in Chinese however they’re not really needed.
All in all for a low cost meter, especially if you have a a need for a clamp meter, this looks like a good investment,
There is more info on the Banggood site.