Package V6-KS


For floor covering installations, inspections and restoration jobs. The Ligno-VersaTec is the all-in-one moisture meter from Lignomat. Moisture in concrete slabs can be measured with reference scales in pinless mode 3/4″ deep and with electrode E16 up to 7″ deep providing instant results. The in-situ concrete moisture test can be performed following ASTM F2170. For wood measurements, the pinless dual-depth mode is used and electrodes E12 or E14-V can be added. 


The Ligno-VersaTec is Lignomat’s most versatile and advanced moisture meter with a wide measuring range for pin and pinless measurements. Meter can be used for quick scanning jobs, but also provides accurate percent values with over 170 individualized settings for different wood species, bamboo, engineered floor panels, composite products. Works as precision Thermo-Hygrometer. As an option Electrodes E14-V and E12 can be added.

Concrete moisture can be measured in pin and pinless mode following ASTM F2659. Lignomat’s RH system complies to ASTM F2170 for in-situ RH concrete moisture testing.

Item Number: V-KS-1

Starting at $688.00

Product Description

Package V6-KS

The V6-KS package offers three measuring technologies to detect and analyze moisture conditions in concrete before installing and inspecting floor coverings and coatings.

  1. Pinless mode: Allows fast and easy moisture scans, dual-depth ¼ and ¾ for wood and concrete.
  2. Pin mode: Measures concrete with E16 up to 7″ deep. Add electrodes E14 and E12 for pin mode to measure wood.
  3. In-situ probe testing: Included are accessories for in-situ moisture testing of concrete slabs.
  4.  Thermo-hygrometer: The VersaTec can be used as a precision, fast-acting thermo-hygrometer with RH BluePeg probe and RH adapter (incl. in Package V6-KS).

The package V6-KS consists of:

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The Ligno-VersaTec is the most advanced, most versatile meter among Lignomat’s pin-pinless-RH moisture meters. Features are a wide moisture range for pin and pinless mode. More than 170 correction settings for measuring domestic and tropical wood species, OSB and other panel products, bamboo, gypsum and different types of wall boards. Relative scales are included for concrete, cementitious materials, plastics, insulation…

The meter by itself provides for dual-depth pinless measurements. Connectors for pin electrodes and RH cables or RH adapter are installed in the top of the meter. 
– BNC connector for electrode cables and in-kiln, remote cables with Adapter H
– 3.5mm stereo jack to connect RH cable or RH adapter.
Two measuring plates for pinless, dual-depth mode are mounted on the back of the meter.

Pinless Measurements
The Ligno-VersaTec meter allows fast and easy measuring of flat materials 1/4″ and 3/4″ deep. Percent values are indicated for wood, OSB and other panel products, engineered floors, bamboo and drywall. Relative scales are for concrete and other materials.

If the material is not flat, or measurements should reach deeper or you need to find differences between surface and core moisture, the Electrodes E16 and E12, E14 are used to accomplish those tasks.

Pin Measurements
Concrete Electrode E16 c
onsists of 2 separate posts each 3″ long. The separate posts are easier to insert into hard materials such as concrete and allow spacing the posts further apart than with other electrodes. Pre-drilling holes may be necessary to reach the desired measuring depth.

Using a pin meter with electrode E16 gives immediate results when evaluating concrete. The measurements can show areas of high and low moisture up to 7″ deep with EL pins, either when measuring different locations or when measuring at different depth levels. However, it cannot replace the in-situ probe test or the Calcium-Chloride test which allow to determine, if a wood floor or other resilient floor covering can be installed.

Measurements obtained from concrete or cementitious materials are not true percent values. They can only be used as reference numbers or comparative readings. Comparative measurements become meaningful, when a dry sample piece of the material is available. All measurements can then be compared to readings obtained from the dry sample.

We recommend a distance of 4.5″ between the posts for measuring cement and cementitious materials. Being able to change the distance between the pins is another advantage of the two-posts electrode E16.

Electrode E16, BNC-E16 cable and 1 pair EC pins and the 1 pair EL pins 7″ deep are included in package V6-KS.

In-situ probe testing of concrete
The V6-KS package contains accessories needed for RH testing: 1 RH Bluepeg probe (option 5 or 10 RH probes), 10 sleeves with caps, 1 RH-CC cable, 1 vacuum attachment and 1 brush (drill bit is not included).  Lignomat’s RH BluePeg system complies with the latest F2170 standard.

After drilling, cleaning and setting the sleeve, the RH BluePeg probe easily drops into the sleeve. The cap fits perfectly and is as flat as can be. The cable connection is provided by a simple, fail-proof 3.5mm stereo plug. No pin alignment of the cable needs to be fitted and no set-up procedure for the meter is necessary.  The meter switches into RH mode as soon as a RH cable or adapter is connected. Plug in and read, that’s what our customers like.

The display shows the measured value and the RH Probe number. The RH probe number is an individual number 1-999 to allow keeping track of probe location during testing, measurements and probe performance.


To use Ligno-VersaTec as thermo-hygrometer, first plug the RH Adapter into the RH BluePeg probe, next the RH Adapter can be plugged into the stereo connector at the top of the meter. Instead of using the Adapter RH, the 6 ft RH-CC cable included in the package can be used for remote measurements (any stereo cable could be used).

As soon as the connection is established, the Ligno-VersaTec is in RH mode. When the READ button is depressed, the meter indicates relative humidity.  The up or down keys allow recalling the values for ambient Temperature, Dew Point Temperature and Grains Per Pound.

Specifications RH BluePeg: +/-2% (10-90%), +/-3% below 10%, above 90%
T: +/- 0.5°F (32-120°F) , +/- 1°F (5-32°F and 120-160°F) Response time 8 sec.
Resolution for RH and T: 0.1% and 0.1°.

Options for measuring wood moisture:

  • Add slide-hammer electrode E12 for wood and structural lumber up to 2″. 
  • Add inspection electrode E14-V for assessing moisture conditions in walls, ceilings, roofs.

Electrode E12 is added for measuring wood and other relatively hard materials up to 2″ deep. The action of the slide hammer allows inserting and removing the pins up to 2″ deep. This is helpful, when measuring subfloors through floor planks, reaching structural lumber behind drywall or simply measuring thicker wood or looking for differences between surface and core moisture.

Electrode E14-V is added for inspection jobs, where drywall and other relatively soft materials can be measured with EG pins 3/4″ deep and EL pins 7″ deep (predrilling holes may be necessary). Because of the sturdiness of the E14-V / EG pins can be hammered into very hard wood up to 1/2″ deep, as well as strand bamboo, hard panel products and cementitious materials. Since there is no mechanism to extract the pins, the measuring depth in hard materials should not exceed 1/2″.

For more information, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-227-2105.

Lignomat USA Ltd, 14345 NE Morris Ct., Portland OR 97230, USA,

Package Includes


Pin – Pinless – RH. Meter comes with a BNC connector for external electrodes or in-kiln cables and with a 3.5mm connector for Lignomat’s RH BluePeg probe. Manual, laminated species card, battery and a pouch with belt loop.

The Ligno-VersaTec has more than 170 individualized correction settings for domestic and tropical wood species, bamboo gypsum and wall boards (water resistant, interior and exterior). Relative scales are included for concrete, cementitious materials, plastics, insulation… Pin mode comes with built-in wood temperature corrections, pinless mode comes with dual-depth capabilities.

Electrode E16

Used in construction, restoration, building surveillance and the hardwood flooring industry. Tapping on top of probes will drive pins into the building material. Pre-drilling holes may be required for concrete, brick, etc.

Incl. 1 pair EC pins (non-insulated)
Incl.  1 pair EL pins 7″ long (insulated)

BNC-E16 Cable

Cable connects Electrode E16 to
Lignometer K and Ligno-VersaTec
standard length 3ft, optional 6ft

EL Pins

For measuring areas of high and low moisture up to 7″ deep. Pins are insulated 

RH BluePeg Probe

Probe comes with easy-connect 35mm stereo connector can be connected to the Ligno-VersaTec meter directly with Adapter RH (35mm stereo connector)

RH Adapter

The Adapter has 35mm stereo plugs (male) on both ends to connect Lignomat’s RH BluePeg Probe directly to the Ligno-VersaTec.

RH Standard Sleeves

Hole liner for RH in-situ concrete moisture testing.  Sleeves and blue caps, length 1.8″ (4.6 cm). Longer sleeves 3″ are available. Cap with rubber seal is very flat as to not disturb foot traffic during acclimation times. 10 per package

RH-CC Cable

Cable is used during in-situ concrete moisture testing to connect and disconnect the RH BluePeg probe. Cable has a special seal-plug to prohibit air from escaping during measurements and to allow disconnecting cable without removing RH probe.

RH Cleaning Brush

Sturdy brush with rounded tip to clean freshly drilled concrete holes.

RH Vacuum Attachment

Attachment for vacuum cleaner. All dust and debris from drilling should be cleaned out before inserting sleeves.

Case S

The black hard-shell case comes with a handle and a foam insert for protection. Designed to fit meter RH Accessories and Electrode E14-V.

Specs VersaTec

Properties Pin Mode Pinless Mode
Moisture Range 5-99%* 5-60%*
Resolution 0.1% for entire measuring range 0.1% for entire measuring range
Measuring Depth Up to 2″ with electrode E12 (5 cm)
Up to 7″ with electrode E14, E16 (17.5 cm)
Up to 2 ½″ with PK probes, in-kiln
1/4″ and 3/4″ deep (7 mm and 20 mm)
Wood Species Corrections Over 150 individualized settings Over 150 individualized settings
Wood Temperature Corrections 0°F to 210°F -10°C to 95°C Not necessary.
Reference Scale  for non-wood building materials (0-99) 3 sensitivity levels: wood, concrete, and other materials (0-99)
Calibration The calibration is internally checked before each reading and automatically adjusted if needed. Test blocks available. The calibration is internally checked before each reading and automatically adjusted if needed. Test blocks available.
Battery One 9 V battery One 9 V battery
Size 2.5″ x 4.75″ x 1″
(60 mm x 120 mm x 25 mm)
2.5″ x 4.75″ x 1″
(60 mm x 120 mm x 25 mm)
Weight 8 ounces (200 g), made out of high-impact plastic 8 ounces (200 g), made out of high-impact plastic
Electrodes Electrode or PK Probe required No attachments necessary


Properties RH Measurements with RH BluePeg Probes
Relative Humidity Range 0% to 99.9% 
±2% for 10% to 90%
±3% for below 10% and above 90%
Resolution for entire range is 0.1%
Range 5°F to 160°F  (-15°C to 70°C)
±0.5°F for 32°F to 120°F  (±0.3°C for 0°C  to 50°C, )
±1°F for 5°F to 32°F .(±0.5°C for -15°C to 0°C, )
±1°F for 120°F to 160°F .(±0.5°C for 50°C to 70°C, )
Resolution for entire range  is 0.1°F (0.1°C)
DPT -17.8°F to 160°F (0°F to 70°F)
GPP 0-99.9
Resolution 0.1
RH Probe Ø 0.5 inches (1.27cm), length 1.35 inches (3.8cm)
RH Probe
Easy-to-connect 3.5 mm stereo connectors.
RH probe comes with jack.
RH adapter and RH cables come with plugs on both ends to connect RH BluePeg probe to moisture meters or data loggers.
Hole Liners
1.8″ and 3.0″ long. Sleeves that can be shortened to desired lengths. Extension past 3″ is available.
Calibration All RH BluePeg probes are NIST certified
Calibration Salts for 33 and 75% RH available.
During the first year Lignomat checks the calibration three times at no charge.
Meter 4.75″ x 2.5 x 1″ (12cm x 6cm x 2.5cm)
Weight 8ounces
Warranty All moisture meters have a 2 year warranty. All accessories incl. RH BluePeg probe have a 1 year warranty and battery is excluded

All Lignomat meters come with a 2 year warranty. Accessories have one year warranty. Battery and pins are excluded.

  • *Measuring range depends on wood species settings.
  • *Moisture measurements above fiber saturation point are less accurate.
  • *Pinless meters from Lignomat can read lower moisture content than pin meters.

For more information please contact Customer Service at 1-800-227-2105.

Lignomat USA Ltd, 14345 NE Morris Ct., Portland OR 97230, USA,