Fowler 54-130-012-0 Ultra-Cal III Electronic Depth Gage with Hook, 0-12”/0-300mm

Original price was: $1,236.93.Current price is: $1,092.00.

The 54-130-012-0 Ultra-Cal III Electronic Depth Gage combines the advantage of Fowler’s Swiss-patented measuring system with the rugged design of a full 12″ capacity depth gage.

Product Description

The Fowler 54-130-012-0 Ultra-Cal III Electronic Depth Gage is a rugged, precision instrument with a “hook” style end. It’s ideal for thru-holes, shoulders, recesses, and measuring wall thickness. With its low battery drain, you can work longer without replacing it. The incremental floating zero feature allows easy measurement settings without resetting the gauge after each use. Switch between inch and metric measurements with a press of a button.

Built for long-term use and durability, the 54-130-012-0 is a versatile tool useful for many applications. This gauge is perfect for those in metalworking, machine shops, construction sites, and more.


  • Features a “hook” style end. Ideal for thru-holes, shoulders, recesses, measuring of wall thickness, etc. 
  • Length of leg: .584″.
  • Base length: 6″; base width: .300″; beam width: .637″; beam thickness: .120″.
  • Low drain, high-efficiency lithium wafer battery (environmentally safe for disposal) offers 4500 hours of continuous on-time.
  • Life extended for 2—3 years with the use of an on/off switch.
  • The price includes a battery & deluxe wood case.
  • .0005″ (.01mm) resolution
  • Direct inch/metric conversion
  • Incremental floating zero
  • Sylvac non-contact capacitive measuring system (no glass scales, racks, etc.)


  • Metalworking
  • Machine Shops
  • Construction
  • Industrial
  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace


  • Measure the depth of holes and cavities
  • With its hook end, pick up items such as bolts and nuts
  • Measure the height of small objects   

About Fowler High Precision

Fowler High Precision specializes in high-quality precision tools made to the exact standards of their customers. Since 1946, they have had a track record of innovation and excellence in metrology. Now, Fowler manufactures a wide range of products, from hand tools to 3D measuring. Their mission is to make measurement easy for all.  

1-Year Warranty for Hand Tools

Fowler provides a 12-month warranty for defects in quality or materials on hand tool products sold in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. You must buy hand tools products from Fowler High Precision or an authorized Fowler distributor to qualify. Fowler reserves the right to require proof of purchase and/or a completed purchaser warranty registration for any warranty claim. To be valid, complete the Warranty Registration within 30 days after the original purchase online at

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Additional Information

Weight 3 lbs
Range (in)


Range (mm)


Resolution (in)


Resolution (mm)


Accuracy (in)


Accuracy (mm)



Direct inch/metric conversion; incremental floating zero


Battery, Deluxe wood case

Display Type



10µm, .0005” (+/-2s)

Measuring System

SYLVAC system (patented)

Working Temperature

+5 to +40 °C


Inch/ Metric

Operation Type

Electronic/ Digital

Base Length (in)


Base Width (in)


Beam Width (in)


Beam Thickness (in)


Length of Leg (in)


RS323 Output



Hardened, Ground Stainless Steel

Operational Speed



Lithium battery3 V, type CR2032/ 190mAh.

IP Rating

IP 40 (according to IEC529)

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