Commercial Electric Digital Multimeter-MS8260A - The Home Depot

Commercial Electric

Model # MS8260A

Internet # 202353294

Store SKU # 119536

Digital Multimeter

Commercial Electric Digital Multimeter

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Model # MS8260A

Internet # 202353294

Store SKU # 119536

The Commercial Electric Digital Multimeter offers the ability to test voltage, resistance, current and continuity without the need to make contact with the diode. This multimeter features automatic shutoff the conserve energy and a back light to make viewing readings in low-light environments easier.

  • Tests voltage, resistance, current and continuity with a single tool for added convenience
  • Backlit display is easy to read
  • Data hold allows you to store readings for later review
  • Non-contact voltage detection for safe use
  • Auto shut-off feature extends battery life by conserving power
  • Non- contact voltage detect
  • Diode Test
  • Continuity Test

Info & Guides

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Assembled Depth (in.)  10.9 in  Assembled Height (in.)  2.44 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  7.2 in 
Electrical Product Type  Tool  Electrical Tool Type  Specialty Tool 
Test Meter Type  Clamp/Multimeter  Tools Product Type  Test Meter 
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty  12 months 


Rated 2.2 out of 5 by 9 reviewers.
Rated 3 out of 5 by Works fine but VERY hard to see legends Seems to work OK, BUT someone really needs to question WHY they would put Dark Green labels on Dark Grey background. It is virtually impossible to see the Section labels or the alignment marks for the selections since they are dark green on dark grey (like DCV, ACV, etc.) I had to take a black permanent marker and mark mine so I can use it. It works fine, just bad choice of colors. The "artist" that chose the colors should have to use it on a job once or twice before putting it into production March 19, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by Very Disappointing Product I opened the package and started reading the "manual". Very poor, one of the worst I have ever seen. I tried to go on line to find a better manual and there is none. Evidently this product is strictly a Home Depot product. The settings printed on a dark grey background are very difficult to see. Obviously the maker of this product is expecting the buyer to be a professional electrician, as there is no explanation what so ever on what the settings mean. If you are not a knowledgeable electrician don't buy this product. I bought this an hour ago and it's going back right now. The package should say for experienced professionals only!!! May 19, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by will not check capacitors I bought this today and have just found out I can't check capacitors with it! I had to wait forever to get someone to unlock it from the case and he had to carry it to check out because I guess I'm not trustworthy enough to do so! I had to cut it out of the sealed packaging and when I went to use it to check a capacitor I discovered that what I thought was the uf setting was milliamps instead! I guess I will have to take it back and say it was broken because you destroy the sealed packaging getting it out! Bad experiance and should have bought a better meter on the internet where I can see what I have before I buy it! August 30, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by bad do not get it go for a different company this product has bad quilt control December 2, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Poor User Manual The user manual is the poorest excuse for the operation of this instrument I have ever experienced. Could not determine how to install the battery. Had to go to battery replacement to determine how to install the battery. There are no common sence instructions for the operation of this instrument. Went on the e-net to print a operators manual. Can't find the company or a manual. Will take this product back to Home Depot Monday morning in the dissambled "state" for a refund and the purchase of some other model. April 13, 2013
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