Meter question

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by Omega, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. Omega

    Thread Starter Member

    Feb 23, 2009
    Hello, I want to ask when you say a 6 1/2 digit DMM what do this mean? sorry for the question I am trying to learn electronics.
  2. flat5

    Active Member

    Nov 13, 2008
    deleted because my answer was wrong :-(
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2009
  3. beenthere

    Retired Moderator

    Apr 20, 2004
    We prefer that you not post a new question into an existing thread. It is confusing as to posting answers.

    Just a note - the 1/2 digit is the most significant one. For instance, the usual 3 1/2 digit display can show up to 1999. The upper digit is only 0 or 1. Any meter's display will show this.

    There are also displays that go to 1/2 and even 3/4 digits. The definition is a bit up to the manufacturer - one meter with a 3 3/4 digit display has a maximum count or 5999.