Model 500 [Catalog No. 2117.54]

Clamp-On Meters


AEMC® Model 500 Clap-On Meters


  • Compact size – fits into your pocket
  • 400AAC current measurements
  • 600VAC volts measurements
  • Resistance measurements to 400Ω
  • Continuity with beeper below 35Ω
  • Hold function to “freeze” readings
  • Large easy-to-read 4000-count display
  • 42-segment bargraph
  • Includes test leads and a soft carrying pouch
  • Electrical testing of distorted currents found on uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), speed controls, static power blocks, chopped power supplies, controllers and motors
Product Description:

The Model 500, Clamp-On Meter, is a general-purpose professional clamp-on. A strong mechanical case design, quality materials, full ranges and compliance to international safety and quality standards ensures for a professional and reliable tool.The Model 500 is auto-ranging, and provides the user with AC Volts, AC Amperes, resistance, and continuity. The large and complete 4000-count LCD and features comprehensive user interface symbols such as a low battery indicator. It is equipped with a Data Hold functions. The Model 500 is compact for comfortable one-handed operation, and the hooked jaw design is easy to maneuver in crowded wiring and breaker panels. The jaw opening for the Model 500 is 1.1” (28mm).
Average Sensing Model 500
Measurement Range 0.05 to 400A
Resolution 40A400A 0.01A0.1A
Accuracy 50 to 60Hz60 to 500Hz ±2% of Reading ± 5cts±2.8% of Reading ± 5cts
Overload Protection 600Arms
AC VOLTS (Auto-Ranging)
Measurement Range 0.5 to 600V
Resolution 400V600V 0.1V1V
Accuracy 50 to 60Hz60 to 500Hz ±1% of Reading ± 5cts±1.5% of Reading ± 5cts
Input Impedance 1MΩ
Overload Protection 600Vrms
Measurement Range 0.3 to 400Ω
Resolution 0.1Ω
Accuracy ±1.9% of Reading ± 3cts
Max Test Voltage
Overload Protection
Beeper Activation <35Ω
Max. Test Voltage 1.5VDC
Max Test Voltage
General Specifications
Digital Display 3 3/4 digits LCD display, 4000-count (max. reading 3999)
Analog Display Fast 42-segment analog bargraph display
Symbol & Scale Range Automatic according to range and input signal
Polarity Displayed when negative signal applied to input
Overload Displayed when input signal exceeds range
Sample Rate 2 samples/sec for the digital display, 20 samples/sec for the analog bargraph
Power Source Two 1.5V AAA batteries
Auto-Off 30 minutes
Low Power Indication Displayed when the battery is below the required voltage
Jaw Opening Size Ø 1.1″ (28mm) – faciliates 500MCM cable
Dimension 7.60 x 1.97 x 1.1″ (193 x 50 x 28mm)
Weight 8.11 oz (230g) with batteries
Altitude 2167 ft (2000m) max.
Operating Temperature 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C),
<80% RH, non-condensing
Storage Temperature 14° to 140°F (-10° to 60°C),
<70% RH, battery removed
Pollution Degree 2
Safety Rating EN 61010, 600V Cat. II, EN 61010, 300V Cat. III
Double Insulation Yes
CE Mark Yes
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