Agilent Technologies Introduces Benchtop Digital Multimeter Designed to Turbocharge Electronic Test and Measurement Applications


SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the 34450A 51/2 digit Benchtop Digital Multimeter, designed to turbocharge electronic test and measurement applications for industrial and educational use.

The Agilent 34450A is one of the fastest benchtop digital multimeter in its class, capable of measuring up to 190 readings per second with 0.015 percent DCV accuracy. Its multiple connectivity options, including USB 2.0, serial interface (RS-232) and general-purpose interface bus (GPIB), give users greater flexibility when transferring data to a PC for analysis.

"When working in a fast-paced environment, customers seek to achieve breakthroughs in their daily measurement tasks," said Ee Huei Sin, vice president and general manager of Agilent's Basic Instruments Division. "The 34450A's rapid measurement capabilities really contribute to their productivity needs."

The Agilent 34450A DMM can deliver up to 50,000 readings of onboard memory, allowing users to log up to 14 hours of data at one sample per second. Plus, to simplify day-to-day tasks, it comes with a built-in histogram, performs basic statistical functions and provides simple data analysis.

This multipurpose dual-display device can perform 11 measurement functions. Its high-contrast OLED display enables users to easily set up measurement functions using the one-page menu. Built-in code compatibility simplifies migration of existing test programs to the 34450A DMM.

U.S. Pricing and Availability

The Agilent 34450A DMM is available now at a list price of $787. More information is available at Images are available at A product video is available at

About Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics, electronics and communications. The company's 20,500 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $6.9 billion in fiscal 2012. Information about Agilent is available at

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