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

mini-Ligno E/D Moisture Meter

  • A general purpose meter: 6-45%

    Low enough for woodworking,
    cabinet making or wood floors.

    High enough for wood turning
    lumber drying, pallets, firewood.

  • Bright LED display assures optimum visibility.

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

  • The right meter for your next woodworking project to make sure the wood is dry enough.

    No more shrinking and warping.

  • This compact pin meter is not only used by woodworkers worldwide.

    The meter is built sturdy for industrial applications and on-line measurements.

  • Used in new home construction for mold prevention:

    The moisture of framing lumber
    should be below 16% before drywall
    is installed.

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mini-Ligno E/D Moisture Meter

The mini-Ligno wood moisture meter is made easy to use and sturdy. They 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 places.

The wide measuring range of the mini-Ligno E/D moisture meter allows for applications from woodworking to cabinet making, flooring, measuring construction lumber, pallets, drying wood or testing fire wood. Corrections for 2 wood groupings softwood and hardwood and panel products are built-in.moisture-meter-review-handiman-ED-

Proven quality – at an affordable price.
The mini Ligno E/D moisture meter has received the “woodworkers tested seal of approval”  for being well-made, easy to use and accurate.

Mini-Lignos are built to last for a life time of woodworking.

Other Options:

  • DX/C meter with more corrections for domestic and tropical woods.
  • S/DC meter for wood, drywall, concrete and other building materials.
  • MD meter for wood – the low price alternative.
  • A pinless moisture meter – the Ligno-Scanner D
Moisture Meters Item  List $ Package $
mini-Ligno E/D with pins ED-0 119.00
mini-Ligno DX/C with pins and connector D-1 199.00
mini-Ligno S/DC with pins and connector S-1 149.00
mini-Ligno MD with pins MD-0 92.00
Ligno-Scanner D, pinless, 3/4″ depth D 210.00
Display Bright LED display with 0.1% resolution below 10% and 1% steps above 10%. Lifetime warranty for the most durable display.
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 70º F (20ºF). A correction table for other wood temperatures is listed in the manual.
Calibration Check External calibration check block #TP is available to verify the calibration and functions of meter, cable and electrode.
Included 2 pair of pins, measuring depth of 3/16″ and 7/16″ (5,10 mm). Wrist strap and pouch, one 9V battery, manual and laminated wood group chart.
Weight 8 ounces (200g), made out of high-impact plastic
Size Pocket-size 2 3/4″ x 5″ x 1″ (70 x 140 x 25mm)
Warranty All mini-Ligno moisture meters have a 2 year warranty. Display has a lifetime warranty. Accessories have a 1 yr warranty. Pins and battery are excluded.


The mini-Ligno E/D moisture meter has the following features:
– a unique shape that fits comfortably in your hand when
– a measuring range low enough to check hardwood floors (6%)
– a measuring range high enough to evaluate wet lumber (45%)
– a bright, digital display readable even in dark crawl spaces
– resolution of 0.1% below the critical moisture range of 10%
– 2 settings for wood species corrections

If you want to add an external probe, select the mini-Ligno MD/C, mini-Ligno S/DC or the mini-Ligno DX/C.
For more options see >> Packages with mini-Lignos.
The functionally designed mini-Ligno E/D fits in your hand when measuring and is small enough to carry in a shirt-pocket. The green cap covers the pins during transportation and serves as a handle when pushing the pins into the wood. This unique design allows pushing behind the entire meter to insert the tapered pins easily. Longer pins are stored inside the meter for measuring thicker material. The short pins are ideal for surface or end cut readings and for veneer. For measurements, push the pins into wood. The unique on-off switch between the pins, turns meter on automatically and bright LED lights instantly indicate moisture percentage. An easy-to-use, reliable instrument.