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The MP730026 DMM supports BLE communication. However, I quickly learned that the software offered by Multicomp Pro has significant limitations. So I set out to find a cross-platform solution, which leads me to Python. In the MP730026 DMM BLE Tutorial, I covered how to install the Bleak Python module, find the meter's MAC address, and receive update messages from the DMM. In this post, I explain how the bytes being received are getting turned into a string value.   If you just want to know ...
  At a glance, the Multicomp Pro MP730026 seems like a typical DMM. And it is! It measures voltage, current, frequency, temperature (with included K-Type thermocouple), and even features a white LED to act as a work light. The non-typical feature that caught my attention is its Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) support.   Overall I like the meter. It is an excellent general-purpose DMM. After using it for a couple of months, I have discovered only three things I dislike about it. The first ...