Parent Company: EQUUS
Headquartered: Irvine, California, USA
Product Line: Digital/Mechanical Testers, OBD1 Tools, Timing Lights
Target Markets: Low ($20-$100), Premium ($100-$500)
Production Facilities: USA
The Innova Electronics Corporation manufactures diagnostics products mainly for testing purposes in the automotive servicing industry. Chief among these are multimeters, with a range of lower end testers that come with impressive features. The company is owned by Equus, who also produce a range of diagnostic scan tools.
Recommended best selling INNOVA Multimeters:
One of their best sellers is this auto-ranging meter. Ideal for the home, automotive and for light industry, the 3320 is very well priced and comes with one or two standout features. Chief among these is its dedicated battery tester, which loads the batteries to give a more accurate assessment. A great little trouble-shooter, it can also measure milliamps and millivolts. Read on…
The INNOVA Electronics Corporation was founded back in 1982. It was later acquired by the EQUUS brand (1990) for research and development and the expansion of both brands. Products are distributed through North America under the EQUUS brand, with the headquarters is in Irvine, California.
Products are tested and put through the paces at their in-house facility in Irvine, with a number of exacting criteria that they might experience in the automotive industry.
Their 3300 line of INNOVA Multimeters is quite impressive, with several versions to choose from. Prices range from around $15 to $100, with even the cheaper versions having versatile testing options. The 3300 is a good tool for the home and garage and has an attractive price point. The 3340 is a more encompassing digital multimeter, able to accurately diagnose engine faults. It comes with overload protection.
Other Test Equipment
This brand also produces ancillary equipment, such as probes for testing alternator outputs, tachos, gauges and digital test lights for the aftermarket, along with battery monitors. Their Battery Monitor is especially useful as it can monitor a car battery through the cigarette lighter.