ACT 6000 Alarm Engineers Autoranging Digital Multimeter (ACT/6000)


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    ACT 6000 Alarm Engineers Autoranging Multimeter

    The ACT/6000 is exceptionally tough and compact, this digital autoranging multimeter, exclusive to ACT, offers great functionality and ease of use. CATIV Rated.

    ACT proudly introduce the all new ACT/6000 alarm engineers digital multimeter. This fantastic meter, exclusive to ACT, incorporates many special features making it the perfect choice for the security industry.

    Fully autoranging

    Every measurement range is fully autoranging. Simply switch on the instrument and start testing, leaving hands free for holding probes.

    Voltage measurement

    Both AC and DC voltage measurement is possible with the instrument autoranging to match the voltage at the test probes. Voltage measurements up to 1000V are permitted without damage to the instrument.

    Current measurement

    Three ranges are provided for current measurement of either AC or DC current from 0.1μA to 10A. Fused inputs protect both the user and the instrument in the case of excess current.

    Resistance, continuity & diode testing

    Resistance can be measured directly on the ohms range from 0Ω up to 60MΩ. A continuity buzzer range is also available for checking low resistance between two points. The buzzer sounding if the resistance is less than 20Ω. Additionally, a diode range exists for testing forward and reverse bias operation of transistors and diodes.

    Data hold

    This allows a displayed result to be held on the display until needed, rather than trying to remember a measurement. The result will be held until the HOLD button is pressed again, or until the unit switches off.


    When making current measurements the mode function allows the selection of AC and DC measurement.

    Separate battery & fuse compartment

    This means that both battery and fuses can be replaced without opening the main instrument body and breaking or invalidating the calibration seal.

    Simple operation

    The ACT/6000 is easy to navigate with large buttons and central dial. Simple in use with straight forward options to select from the large high contrast 6000 count backlit display with high speed analogue bargraph.

    Armoured casing

    Encased within a tough rubber holster, the ACT/6000 is well protected especially when being used in a industrial setting.


    • Safe - up to CAT IV protection and fully HBC fused.
    • High resolution - 6000 count, with high contrast backlit LCD display and bargraph.
    • Easy to use - beep jack range protection protects both meter and user.
    • High accuracy - gold plated silicon test leads.
    • Convenient - integrated magnetic hanger for hands free operation.
    • Adaptable - optional PC interface for use as a bench meter and record readings.
    • Practical - in-built non-contact EF detection.
    • Robust - high visibility holster and high impact construction.


    • Display : 3-5/6 digits 6,000 count
    • Update Rate : 5 per second nominal
    • 24 Segments Bar Graph : 40 per second max
    • Operating Temperature : 0°C to 40°C
    • Relative Humidity : Maximum relative humidity 80% for temperature up to 31°C decreasing linearly to 50% relative humidity at 40°C
    • Altitude : Operating below 2000m
    • Storage Temperature : -20°C ~ 60°C, < 80% R.H. (with batteries removed)
    • Temperature Coefficient: Nominal 0.15 x (specified accuracy)/ °C @ (0°C ~18°C or 28°C ~ 40°C), or otherwise specified
    • Sensing : Average sensing
    • Pollution Degree : 2
    • Safety : per IEC/UL/EN61010-1 Ed. 3.0, IEC/EN61010-2-030 Ed. 1.0, IEC/EN61010-2-033 Ed. 1.0, IEC/UL/EN61010-031 Ed. 1.1 and CAN/CSAC22.2 No. 61010-1-12 Ed. 3.0 to CAT II 1000V, CAT III 600V and CAT IV 300V AC & DC
    • Transient Protection : 6.5kV (1.2/50s surge)
    • Terminals (to COM) Measurement Category : A, mA/A & V: CAT II 1000V, CAT III 600V and CAT IV 300V AC & DC
    • E.M.C. : Meets EN61326-1:2006 (EN55022, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, EN61000-4-2, EN61000-4-3, EN61000-4-4, , EN61000-4-5, EN61000-4-6, EN61000-4-8, EN61000-4-11)
    • Overload Protection :
      • A & mA : 0.4A/1000V DC/AC rms, IR 30kA @ 1000V DC/AC rms
      • A : 11A/1000V DC/AC rms, IR 20kA @ 1000V DC/AC rms
      • V : 1100V DC/AC rms
      • mV, Ohm & others : 1000V DC/AC rms
    • Low Battery : Below approx. 2.3V
    • Power Supply : 1.5V AAA Size battery X 2
    • Power Consumption (typical) : 3.5mA
    • APO Consumption (typical) : 10A
    • APO Timing : Idle for 34 minutes
    • Dimension (LxWxH) : 161x81x50mm (with holster)
    • Weight : Approximately 340gm (with holster)
    • Special Features : Backlit LCD; Auto-ranging; Relative Zero mode; Display Hold; EF-Detection (NCV); Interface capabilities with PC computer; Input warning detection
    • Included Accessories : Gold-plated (tips) silicon test lead set; Rubber Holster; Magnetic Hanger; 2 x AAA batteries (installed); user’s manual
    • Optional Accessories : ACT/6000IK PC Interface Kit, ACT/430N Padded Case, ACT/CA60 Current Clamp


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