Simpson 260 Series 6XLPM

Analog - VOM


Simpson Catalog Number 12211

Included with the Simpson 260-6XLPM are the Catalog Number 00125 test leads & alligator clips,

operators manual, both batteries, and 1 amp fuse.

 The Simpson 260-6XLPM has the Taut Band Suspension dial with the three Amp-Clamp scales and

a mirrored dial to eliminate parallax errors.

Controls include: Ohms zero adjustment, AC - DC - Select, a 18 position Function / Range

selector switch, and seven probe jacks.  This meter has an off/transit position on the function switch.

The Simpson 260-XLPM has two additional "low power" ohms scales marked in blue, and the

 setting for the optional amp-clamp is marked in green.

The back of the case has an "adapter lock" for use with "Add-A-Tester" accessories.

The rear case now has rubber feet instead of raised bumps at the four corners.

More inside views linked below.

This model uses the NEDA 13 F "D" cell and NEDA 1604A (9 Volt) batteries combination.

The Simpson 260 series 6XLPM has the separate battery / fuse cover.

This allows you to change the batteries and one amp fuse without removing the entire back cover.

Case Size: 5 " x 7 " x 3"  -  Weight: 2 Pounds

Simpson 260-6XLPM Specifications


Ranges 250mV, 1 V, 2.5V, 10V, 25V,100V, 250V, 500V, 1000V

Accuracy 2% of full scale * Sensitivity 20K per volt


Ranges 2.5V, 10V, 25V, 100V, 250V,500V, 1000V

Accuracy 3% of full scale * Sensitivity 5K per volt

Rated Circuit-To-Ground Voltage 1000V AC/DC Max


5 Ranges -20 to +39dB * Reference 0dB= 1mW into 600Ω


Ranges 50μA, 0.5mA, 5mA, 50mA,500mA, 5A

Accuracy 1.0% full scale 50μA2.0% full scale, all other

Voltage Drop: (Nominal) 250 mV on 50μA/0.5mA/5A, 252mV on 5mA/50mA, 400mV on 500mA


Ranges Rx1, Rx100, Rx1K, Rx10K

Accuracy 2.5 of arc on Rx1, 2.0 of arc all other

Maximum Indication 0-2KΩ, 0-200KΩ, 0-2MΩ, 0-20MΩ

Open Circuit Voltage 1.5V, 1.5V, 1.5V, 9.0V

Short Circuit Current 250mA, 2.5mA, 250μA, 125μA


Ranges Rx1, Rx10

Accuracy 2.5 of arc on Rx1, 2.0 of arc on Rx10

Maximum Indication 0-1KΩ, 0-10KΩ

Open Circuit Voltage 100mV

Short Circuit Current 4.9mA, 490μA