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

mini-Ligno MD/C Moisture Meter

  • Lignomat’s low-price pin meter:
    The MD/C is built to the same quality standard as the other mini-Lignos.
    It has the same basic features.

    Add accessories to optimize usage.

  • Bright LED display assures optimum visibility.

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

  • mini-Lignos have been the meter of choice for woodworkers since 1980.

    Up-dated micro-processor based
    circuitry assures reliability and accuracy for many years of usage.

  • Adding Depth Electrode E12

    with insulated pins allows thorough moisture testing up to 2″ deep.

    Select Package: #M-2M

  • Adding probes and cables allows measuring moisture in the center of the stack without opening the hot kiln.

    Select Package #M-11.

Other Info:

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

mini-Ligno MD/C Moisture Meter

Mini-Ligno moisture meters are 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 areas. Display has a lifetime warranty.

Lignomat now offers the mini-Lignos M/D and M/DC as a low-price alternative.  The measuring range of 6%-25% is still wide enough to cover all applications from woodworking to home construction and home restoration, lumber drying, even measuring firewood. Where moisture detection counts.

Lignomat quality at its best prices.

The moisture meter is built to the same high quality standards as all the other mini-Lignos and comes with the same 2-year warranty. This is a great choice for a great price, if the numeric display indicating 1% steps is accurate enough for your application. The mini-Ligno MD/C has a connector built in to add an external probe or remote cables for in-kiln monitoring for moisture detection.  You can even install a cable to check a newly fixed water leak to make sure the problem is gone.
For questions on any application call 800-227-2105.

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 M-2M 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.