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Simpson 160¨ Handi - VOM

Smallest and Handiest of Simpson's Shock Resistant Analog VOMs

The 160 combines the industry proven performance and reliability of the famous Simpson 260 in a convenient hand-held package. The self-shielding taut-band movement features outstanding repeatability and resistance to stray magnetic fields. Internal circuits protect the meter from accidental overload.

Ideal for Nulling, Peaking and Trend Information
Quick, Positive "Yes/No" Checks for Voltage, Current and Continuity
Does Not Generate RF Radiation to Cause Interference or to Trigger External Sensitive Circuits
High Immunity to Voltage Transients and RF Interference—No Expensive Chips to Wipe Out
Includes 22.5 V and 1.5 V Batteries and Test Leads With Probe Tip


DC Voltage
Ranges Accuracy Sensitivity
250mV, 1V, 2.5V, 10V, 50V, 250V, 500V,1000V 2% of full scale 20k per volt

AC Voltage
Ranges Accuracy Sensitivity
2.5V, 10V, 25V, 50V, 250V, 500V, 1000V 3% of full scale 5k per volt

Decibel 5 Ranges: -20 to +50dB Reference: 0dB= 1mW into 600V

DC Current
Ranges Accuracy Voltage Drop (Nominal)
50mA,1mA,10mA, 100mA, 500mA 2% of full scale 250 mV or 50 mV on 50mA (2ranges) 50 mV, all others

Ranges Accuracy Maximum Indication
Rx1 Rx10 Rx100 Rx1K Rx10K 3 degrees of arc 0-3K 0-30K 0-300K 0-3M 0-30M

BATTERIES: 1.5V AA, 22.5V (Neda No.13F, Eveready 505)
OPERATING TEMPERATURE RANGE: 758F for rated accuracy; less than 4% additional error over the range of +258F to +1308F.)
SIZE: 4-9/16" x 3-5/16" x 1-3/4" (11.59 x 8.41 x 4.45 cm).
WEIGHT: Approximately 12 ounces..
CONSTRUCTION: Combination high impact plastic and phenolic case.

Specifications subject to change without notice.

Test Lead System

Deluxe 23-Piece Universal Test Lead System. Everything you need for fast, convenient test setups, measurements, troubleshooting. Can be used with all Simpson (and other) VOMs or DMMs with standard pin-type spade lug or reverse-type banana jack inputs.

VOM Catalog Number Accessories Catalog Number Accessories Catalog Number
160 Compact 12271 Universal Kit, Deluxe 23-Piece Universal Kit, 14-Piece Test Leads w/Probe Tip 00818 05577 02055 Test Leads w/Alligator Tips Case, Front Loading w/Storage Padded Nylon Case 01927 02225 45005

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