798BX-6/150 IP67 Electronic Caliper with Carbide Jaws 12782

798B IP67 Compliant Electronic Calipers - With Output
Electronic Slide Caliper, Stainless Steel, SPC Output, .0005"/0.01mm Resolution, 0-6"/0-150mm Measuring Range

The 798BX Starrett Electronic Caliper with Carbide Jaws features a large, easy-to-read, high contrast LCD readout. It includes IP67 protection against coolants, water, chips, dust and dirt often found in machine shop environments. Its induction type linear encoder system and inch/millimeter metric conversion makes Starrett precision measuring tools the right choice for any job. This model features 0-6" measuring range and .0005" resolution. 0-6" (0-150mm), with Output, with Carbide, in Fitted Plastic Case.

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  • IP67 level of protection against coolant, water, dirt and dust
  • Fine adjustment
  • Hardened stainless steel measuring surfaces
  • Large, easy-to-read, high-contrast LCD digital readout
  • Induction type linear encoder system
  • RS232 output
  • Heavy-duty bar and slide
  • Slide lock
  • One 3-volt battery for over one year of normal usage
  • In/mm conversion
  • Zero at any position
  • Auto-Off after 30 minutes
  • Reactivation of display with no loss of position
  • Works well with Starrett DataSure Wireless Data Collection Systems


  • Made in America: No
  • Range (in): 0-6"
  • Range (mm): 0-150mm
  • Resolution (in): .0005"
  • Resolution (mm): 0.01mm
  • SPC Output: Yes
  • Construction Material: Stainless Steel
  • Display Type: LCD
  • Case Type: Plastic
  • Accuracy (in): 0-6”: (+/-.001”)
  • Accuracy (mm): 0 -100mm: (+/- 0.02mm) >100mm - 150mm: (+/- 0.03mm)


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    798 Electronic Slide Calipers (Bulletin 386)

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    Catalog 33 - Section 2 - Slide Calipers

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    Precision Hand Tools (Catalog 33)

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    Starrett Datasure 4.0 Whitepaper

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    Strarrett DataSure 4.0: Roush Yates Engines Seconds the Motion for Automated Data Acquisition

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      3BATTERY, CR2032 (PAIR)PT994921
      4BATTERY COVER63316-01
      5O-RING - 24mm X 1.00mm63317-01
      6BEZEL BACK63324-01
      8SCREW, #0-42 X 25/64 SELF-THD.28215-06
      9798-6" & 8" COPPER GIB46211-01
      10798 LOCK SCREW45890-01
      11GIB SCREW (LEFT)44007-01
      12GIB SCREW (RIGHT)44006-01
      13798-6" & 8" THUMB ROLL45891-01
      14STOP SCREW46246-01
      16DATA PORT COVER63318-01
      17OPTIONAL DATA OUTPUT63329-00

    California Proposition 65 Warning

      WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov