Are there cheaper multimeters out there? Yes. Are there more rugged units? Yes. Are there units with more features? Yes. But none of them are a Fluke. This is a very good meter for electrical, as well as electronics work. It doesn't have mA or µA, but the regular A range will measure down to 1 mA (as 0.001 A), and combine this with the fact that you're usually measuring voltage, or continuity anyway, so that's good enough for me. The probes that come with it, while they're genuine Fluke, aren't the best I've used - the insulation on the wiring is a stiffer plastic, not a nice bendy silicone. Which is odd, as on the Fluke website it says you get silicone leads. The meter itself is great. It's expensive, but I can absolutely rely on it being more accurate than I'll ever need it to be. I can also rely on it being safe to use, if it says it's rated at CAT III 600V, and I know that Fluke will have made sure it's not going to blow up in my hand, even if I'm stupid enough to hit it with over 4,000V. The other meter I considered was the Fluke 17B+, which was a very strong contender, especially as it's half the price, but it doesn't have True RMS (which, I'm told, is one of those things that when you need it, you really need it) and it doesn't have an analogue bar graph.