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Vintage Bakelite Fronted AVO MultiMinor MK5 Multimeter. Ex BBC Equipment In Its Original Transit Case

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Vintage Bakelite Fronted AVO MultiMinor MK5 Multimeter. Ex BBC Equipment In Its Original Transit Case

This amazing little gadget is a Vintage Bakelite Fronted AVO MultiMinor MK5 Multimeter. Ex BBC Equipment In Its Original Transit Case, the meter looks to have had very little use and probably dates to the 1960s/70s.

The Multiminor Mk 5 has the following sensitivity and ranges:

  • DC: 100mV, 2.5, 10, 25, 100, 250, 1000 V;
  • AC: 10, 25, 100, 250, 1000 V;
  • I (DC): 0.1, 1, 10, 100, 1000 mA;
  • R ranges are 0-20 k and 0-2 Mohm;
  • Ohms/volt: 10k on DC ranges, 1k on AC ranges; Basic meter movement: 60 µA.

A wonderful piece of electronic history, it comes with its original black plastic case with leads, probes, instruction leaflet and guarantee! It does appear to be in working condition. 

The instrument was designed to take a single AA type 1.5 volt cell, which is not included. 

The meter is in excellent cosmetic condition with some minor surface scuffs and blemishes. 

  • AVO MultiMinor Meter: (AcweecoAutomatic Coil Winder And Electrical Equipment Co. Ltd)
  • Manufacturing Date: 1960s/70s serial no. 55355
  • Meter Type: Multimeter measures in ohms, amps and volts
  • Black Bakelite with a black plastic back
  • Approximate case Size (W.H.D): 15.2 cm  (6") x 4.4cm x 12.7cm (5")
  • Made in Dover, England by Avo Limited, Avocet House (Thorn Measurement Control and Automation Division).
  • Marked Property of BBC No. 2284
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