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Monroe 281 Series


High quality, Portable Non-Contacting Static Meter

The Monroeᵀᴹ 281 static locator is a high quality, portable non-contacting static meter. It indicates surface voltage and polarity on objects up to ±20 kV at a spacing of one inch. It features an accuracy better than ±10% of the reading. The Monroeᵀᴹ 281 also features a pushbutton to hold readings and automatically powers down to conserve the battery.


  • Easy-to-read digital display provides quantitative data with 100 V resolution
  • Hold button retains measurements made in hard-to-read locations
  • Battery SavR™ turns the fieldmeter off when not in use
  • RoHS Compliant


  • Confidently check work-station grounding system effectiveness
  • Benefit from the 3.5-digit display with "hold" and "low battery" indicators 
  • Conserve battery use thanks to automatic shut-off feature


Measurement Range: ±20000 V
Measurement Accuracy (%): ±10%
Speed of Response (ms): 333.33

Technical Documentation

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Monroe 281 Data Sheet (181 KB) Data Sheet


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