Following the Government’s instruction regarding the national coronavirus emergency, Starrett UK closed on the 24th March until further notice. We look forward to continuing trade when possible to do so. All orders placed on and after this date will unfortunately not be shipped. If you would like to continue with your order we will have it delivered as soon as restrictions are lifted and it is safe to do so. If you have any questions at all please fill in an enquiry form on our contact us page - but in the meantime, stay safe everyone.

The Starrett 798 Electronic Caliper provides an IP67 level of protection against coolant, water, dirt and dust in a hostile shop environments.  In addition to being coolant and water resistant, the 798 also offers excellent protection against other contaminants. 

  • IP67 level of protection against coolant, water, dirt and dust.
  • Lightweight, ergonomic design.
  • Induction type linear encoder system.
  • Linear accuracy meets DIN862.
  • Large, easy to read LCD display (.310 character height).
  • Instant Inch/millimeter conversion reads .0005 Inch or 0.01mm.
  • Zero the reading at any position.
  • Automatic shutoff after 30 minutes of nonuse, without loss of position upon reactivation.
  • Hardened stainless steel body (3.5mm thick).
  • Fine adjustment thumb wheel and lock screw to hold the slide in position.
  • Easy access to the single long life battery (3V CR2032).
  • Data Output Option (798B) - Output to Starrett Data Collection Systems (DataSure) or devices that have USB compatibility (must order DataSure End Node or optional Data Output Cable).