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Multimeter w/ Battery Testing

Multimeter w/ Battery Testing
Average Customer Rating:
3.071 out of 5
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(14 Reviews) 14
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Rating Breakdown 14 reviews
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8 of 14(57%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
Review 1 for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
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Good things in small packages!
11 Dec 2015
By
, Surrey
" Great little bit of Kit, I only use it for basic testing, but it has the functionality to do lots more, The continuity testing has a beep (handy if you cant see the screen) and the backlight is real handy, great bit of kit "
Review 2 for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
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quick, easy, did all needed
10 Dec 2015
By
, Fife Scotland
" Old meter packed up at 7 pm. Ordered from local store on internet and collected next day.
needed to buy battery separately but once active got the job done with no hassle whatsoever.
A great little meter with plenty of functionsat a reasonable price and fantastic quick service at the store.
The strong back light is particularly useful when working inside cupboard space (supply distribution board).
"
Review 3 for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
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Philex 83001r/S multimeter
3 Mar 2015
By
, SALISBURY
" I purchased this to replace a RS25 multimeter that had reached the end of its life the Philex 83001R/S performs all the functions the old meter did but better and with a larger display, could have had a battery included but Brilliant. "
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review 4 for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Good quality
8 May 2015
By
, Nottingham
" Great value for money....good quality... Good back light "
Review 5 for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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worth it for the money
2 May 2015
By
, Birmingham
" price great.
what it does great.
Cant fault it super little tool was very useful and will be hopefully in the future a fantastic buy. "
Review 6 for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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does what I need it 2!!!!
27 Apr 2015
By
, northern ireland
" Great item.at great value,does exactly what I need it 2 only problem it does not come with a battery,lucky I checked first "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 7 for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Handy item
13 Mar 2015
By
, Staffordshire
" Item purchased to replace an analogue multimeter. For the price it met my needs exactly. The unit is a comfortable size, it is robust and perfectly suited for the DIYer for household maintenance. The centre dial selection is positive and the display is clear. Handy that it has its own built in stand thereby freeing my hands for operating the leads. Tested all functions and it performs as advertised.
Not had it long enough to comment on reliability.
"
Review 8 for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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a good cheap product
24 Aug 2012
By
, teddington
" i brought this to replace an old faulty meter. it has, so far, coped with all tasks. i haven't had any problems with the leads, but the heavy duty ones from my previous meter will work as replacements. "
3 of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review 9 for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Good while it lasts
7 Feb 2015
By
, Oxford
" I bought this to do continuity testing & general diy electronics/electrical.
Worked well for a while, but is now completely unresponsive to inputs - reads 0V no matter what. Seems as if the sockets that the leads fit into have stopped working.
Not used that much at all, and of course died when I really needed it.
"
Review 10 for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Very Poor Test Leads
25 Apr 2012
By
, Merseyside
" I bought this as a cheap metre to leave in my toolbox. I didn't expect brilliant quality for the money but the metre itself is good. Does as it should and has a backlight which is a nice feature.
However, the test leads that came with it are of abysmal quality. I have only used it a handful of times since I bought it about 6 months ago and the leads have already separated from the terminals. At first the insulation broke to expose the copper wiring, then the Black lead seperated from it's terminal completely where it plugs into the metre.
Buy the metre, but source your leads from else where!
"
8 of 8 people found this review helpful.
Review 11 for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Poor leads
1 Jun 2014
By
, Ross-on-Wye
" The product is great but the leads let it down, especially the black. The fitting has broken where the lead joins it. Both ends no less. It almost as if too high a temperature has been used when moulding the wire into the plastic fittings. As a result it is brittle and the wire has broken off. Poor quality control. "
Review 12 for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
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Would you recommend this product? No
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rubbish
20 Oct 2013
By
, Wilts
" The leads are completely useless, came apart in no time at all, will try to get money back! "
7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
Review 13 for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Junk
21 Sep 2013
By
, Lancashire
" Unpacked the meter, fitted battery and attempted to insert test leads, red lead fits without a problem but it wasn't possible to fit common lead in meter, unusable!
Not sure how the meter managed to get its QC passed sticker!
Will be buying another meter from elsewhere and returning this one, at great inconvenience.
"
Review 14 for Philex 83001R/S Digital Multimeter with Battery Test Function
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Would you recommend this product? No
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call this a tester
28 Oct 2012
By
, wiveliscombe
" what a waste of money, test leads are rubbish does NOT give accurate test results. the only good thing about this is it fits nicely in the BIN. "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.