Mitutoyo new model Digimatic MDC-Lite micrometer 293-831-30 features the NEW electromagnetic ABSOLUTE sensor, improving resistance to environmental conditions such as dirt, oil and water that can cause false readings. It has a measuring range of 0-1"/ 25.4mm with Inch/Metric conversion and a Ratchet Stop. The 293 Series features a Zero-set key for easy origin setting, either a ratchet stop or friction thimble for a constant measuring force, measurement readout with large characters on the LCD screen, Carbide tipped measuring faces and comes in a fitted plastic case. Also includes Automatic power on/off feature as well as low voltage and counting value composition error alarms. No spindle clamp, no data output.