testo 606-1 - Material Moisture Meter

  • Moisture measurements in wood, cement,screed 

  • Characteristic curves for different
    types of wood and building materials

  • Hold function: freezes the last reading for convenient use

  • Easy to use; backlit display for use in all lighting conditions

The Testo 606-1 is a compact material moisture meter that meaures the moisture content in wood, walls and other surfaces and materials and fits perfect into any pocket. Ideal not only for professionals, but also private users who appreciate the precision which such a professional tool has to offer. 

The Testo 606-1 moisture meter doesn’t fail to impress with a variety of functions : easy to use; precise and absolutely reliable measurements; suitable for a wide range of different types of wood and building materials.

The two ram electrodes are pushed firmly into the wood or building material where they measure the moisture content as a percentage based on the dry mass (dry weight).

The hold function freezes the last measurement while the backlit display ensures that the meter can be used in all lighting conditions. A slip-on protective cap and belt bag ensure that the moisture meter is stored safely and a hand strap helps prevent the meter from accidentally being dropped.

Practical – the characteristic curves in the Testo 606-1 moisture meter

The Testo 606-1 comes complete with a wide range of characteristic curves for wood and building materials. This allows the measured the moisture content to be shown directly as a weight percentage.

Characteristic curves for precise wood moisture measurements:

| Beech | Spruce | Larch | Oak | Pine | Maple |

Characteristic curves for precise building material measurements:

| Cement screed | Concrete Plaster | Anhydrite screed | Cement | Limestone | Bricks | 


Delivery Scope

testo 606-1 moisture meter, protective cap, belt bag, protocol certificate, batteries.

More Information
Warranty2 Years
Technical Data
General technical data


119 x 46 x 25 mm (incl. protective cap)

Operating temperature

-10 to +50 °C

Protection class


Battery type

2 AAA micro batteries

Battery life

200 h (average, without display illumination)

Storage temperature

-40 to +70 °C


90 g (protective cap and batteries included)

Wood / Building material moisture

Measuring range

8.8 to 54.8 % by weight; beech, spruce, larch, birch, cherry, walnut

7.0 to 47.9 % by weight; oak, pine, maple, ash-tree, douglas fir, meranti

0.9 to 22.1 % by weight; cement screed, concrete

0.0 to 11.0 % by weight; anhydrite screed

0.7 to 8.6 % by weight; cement mortar

0.6 to 9.9 % by weight; lime mortar, plaster

0.1 to 16.5 % by weight; bricks


±1 %


1 s

What's Included

Testo 606-1 moisture meter, protective cap, leather pouch, calibration certificate, batteries.