6" Precision Digital Caliper

6" Precision Digital Caliper

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Overview
This 6" precision digital caliper measures in either inches or millimeters, from 0 to 6" or 0 to 150 mm. A five digit LCD display and zeroing button ensures accuracy, as does the ground lapped measuring surface and epoxy embedded linear scale.
Highlights
  • Priced for the hobbyist
  • Professional performance
  • Hardened stainless steel construction
  • Includes replacement battery and hard-shell case
Part # 
390-592
Weight: 0.75 lbs.  
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6" Precision Digital Caliper

This 6" precision digital caliper has the ability to take measurements in either inches or millimeters. The total range of measurement for the digital caliper is from 0 to 6" or 0 to 150 mm. A clear , easy to read five digit LCD display and zeroing button ensures accuracy, as do the ground lapped measuring surface and epoxy embedded linear scale. Hardened stainless steel construction virtually guarantees a lifetime of performance. Hard-shell case with form fitting foam insert and replacement battery (AG13 button cell) included.



6" Precision Digital Caliper
  • BrandParts Express
  • Part Number390-592
  • UPC844632064975
  • Product CategoryCalipers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (25 Reviews)
  • Weight0.75 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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6" Precision Digital Caliper
6" Precision Digital Caliper is rated 4.56 out of 5 by 25.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Must-Have for HobbyistsI used this same caliper when I worked in an asphalt lab where it was thrown around and treated very rough and it never stopped working. The one I recently purchased from Parts-Express I handle with a bit more care, but even if I didn't I'd still be confident it'll last me quite a while. Measured several drill bits when I first got it and it was very precise. The only complaint I have is that it came with two batteries, one spare and one already installed, and the installed one was dead. The spare brought it to life and I've been using it without problems since.
Date published: 2015-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good tool for a great price!A good general purpose measuring tool and the price is great. I've got about a dozen like this spread over the lab.Measures to thousandths, but I only use them to hundredths of a inch. Nice that they switch between metric (ten micron resolution) and inch (one thousandths resolution) without needing to re-zero; that makes working with mixed systems much easier.They send a new battery with them which is nice; I've had a couple come in with the installed battery dead.Very much worth adding to a tool set, but not quite good enough for machining work.
Date published: 2013-07-08
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Short life span.It worked great for awhile, but then the numbers started jumping all over the place, flashing. Tried three new batteries. It is currently unable to measure anything.I don't remember the exact purchase date, but I probably got less then two years before it failed.I did enjoy it very much when it worked, but I really dislike disposable products. I used it for measuring smaller speaker baskets, tire tread depth. It came in handy in many ways while it was working.
Date published: 2013-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top Quality required tool.I once worked in a wooden funiture factory, runing wood molders. The finished pieces had to be cut, to preferct sizes, and shapes. I bought a caliper just like this one. It cost me around $80. It could not do any better than this one. If you are required to have a caliper, in your tool kit? This is the one to buy.
Date published: 2013-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cheap and....good!I own all types of calipers from Mitutoyo and Starrett to the Harbor Freight version of these. I recently bought one as I'd left mine at the office and needed some ASAP. Compared to nearly identical HF version, these aren't 'gritty' - meaning the action is smooth. Accuracy is fine for non-critical measurements. I always "check twice", even with the high end units - because you never can be too sure. Repeatability seems pretty good, though I haven't owned this set long enough to determine that. I have a NIST-traceable measurement standard and this measures within the specified tolerance. Very good performance for the money!!Mine had a dead battery/flashing display, as well - it's just the nature of the beast, I guess.
Date published: 2012-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does the job!I really like the caliper, the only thing with my experience was a dead battery, in the tool. I thought it was broken, when I first tried to use it, because it wouldn't turn on. Needless to say, I tried the replacement battery that was included, and it started working. Other than that, I'm happy with this tool.
Date published: 2012-01-25
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6" Precision Digital Caliper

What are the smallest measurement units it will measure?

in millimeters - .001 or .01?
Asked by: fmw63
0.01mm or 0.0005 inch
Answered by: pastrol
Date published: 2014-09-25

Why don't you caryy the batteries for the Digital calipers?

Battery type AG13
Asked by: Greg
We do carry replacement batteries. The correct one is listed in this link: http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?Partnumber=140-930
Answered by: mikevv
Date published: 2011-03-25
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