Simpson 270 Series 2

Analog - VOM

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The Simpson 270 Series 2 comes standard with the mirrored dial.

Controls include: Ohms zero adjustment, AC - DC Voltage selector switch,

and a 12 position Function / Range selector switch.

 The Simpson 270 Series 2 has the Taut Band Suspension and a mirrored dial to eliminate parallax errors.

The inscription shows this meter came from Pasadena City College.

Back view of the circuit board.

A side view of the component layout.

The other side, component layout. The batteries used in this model are a single "D" cell, 

plus four "AA" batteries, there are two "AA" below the "D" and one "AA" on each side. 

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

Simpson 270-2 Specifications


Ranges 2.5V, 10V, 50V, 250V, 1000V, 5000V


Ranges 2.5V, 10V, 50V, 250V, 1000V


5 Ranges -20 to +50dB * Reference 0dB= 1mW into 600Ω


Ranges 50μA, 1mA, 10mA, l00mA, 500mA, 10A


Ranges R x 1, R x 100, R x 10K

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

 Audio Frequency Output

With 0.1μf internal series capacitor

Ranges 2.5V, 10V, 50V, 250V

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