Lignomat moisture meters have proven measuring technology which guarantees long-term accuracy. Family owned and operated for over 40 years. 

mini-Ligno MD Moisture Meter

  • Lignomat’s low-price pin meter:

    The MD is built to the same quality standard as the other mini-Lignos.
    It has the same basic features.

  • Bright LED display assures optimum visibility.

    Cap fits perfectly in your hand when measuring and covers pins for safe transportation.

  • It is well worth to have a meter on hand for woodworking projects.

    Avoid cracked table tops, loose joint and failed glue lines.

  • The right tool to take along when purchasing lumber.

    Measuring range is wide enough for woodworking applications and framing lumber.

  • Other Options:

    Choose mini-Ligno MD/C with built-in connector to add slide hammer electrode E12 for thorough depth measurements: Package: #M-2M

Other Info:

Special Prices
thru April 15, 2022.
Now is a good time to buy!



mini-Ligno MD Moisture Meter

mini-Ligno moisture meters are made easy to use and sturdy. The give accurate and reliable measurements due to Lignomat’s advanced measuring technology. The unique LED display is virtually unbreakable and bright enough to read even in poorly lit areas.

Lignomat now offers the mini-Ligno MD and M/DC as low-price alternative.  The measuring range of 6-25% is still wide enough to cover all applications from woodworking to home construction, and water damage repair, lumber drying even measuring firewood.

Lignomat quality at its best prices.

The meter is built to the same high quality standard as all other mini-Lignos and comes with the same 2-year warranty.

Fast and easy: for measurements push pins into wood and instantly the moisture is indicated in 1% steps between 6% and 25%. Integral pins can measure up to 7/16″ deep. For thicker wood, make a fresh cut and measure the end grain for core readings. If it is not feasible to cut the wood, select one of the C-models MD/C or S/DC or DX/C with depth electrode E12.

Other Options:

Moisture Meters Item List $ Package $
mini-Ligno MD with pins MD-0 92.00
mini-Ligno MD/C with pins and connector MD-1 99.00
mini-Ligno MD/C, Electrode E12, Cable, Case M2-M 315.00 298.00
mini-Ligno E/D with pins ED-0 119.00
mini-Ligno DX/C with pins and connector D-1 199.00
Ligno-Scanner D, pinless, 3/4″ depth D 210.00


Display numeric display in 1% steps. (6%, 7%, 8%,…25%)
LED numeric displays: Most durable with a lifetime warranty
2 Wood groups for
– softwoods and hardwoods, wood-based panel products
Stable calibration not affected by ambient temperature. Calibration is internally checked and automatically adjusted if necessary. All mini-Lignos are calibrated for a wood temperature of 70°F (20°C). A correction table for higher and lower wood temperatures is included in the manual.
Calibration Check External calibration check block is available to verify calibration and function of moisture meter, cable and electrode.
Pins 2 pair of pins, measuring depth of 3/16″ and 7/16″ (5,10mm)
Size Pocket-size 2 3/4″x 5″x1″ (70x140x25mm)
Weight 8 ounces (200g), made out of high-impact plastic
Accessories Wrist strap and pouch, one 9V battery and 2 pair of pins, manual and laminated wood group card
Warranty The meter has a 2 year warranty. Virtually unbreakable LED display comes with a life-time warranty.