multimeters and diode check

I had an older Fluke, I think it was a 77, that had a handy function, an audible diode check. It would beep once for a good junction, and emit a
continuous solid tone with a short while showing the forward drop on the display. I found this very handy as a quick go/no-go test to check diodes and transistors without having to look up at the display for each one. When that finally croaked I replaced it with a Fluke 87 since I wanted true RMS but I was disappointed to find the 87 lacks the audible diode check since it was such an incredibly handy feature.
Now I'm looking for a second meter, I need true RMS and RS-232 (PC interface), I'd like it to be a benchtop meter, and I while I'm at it I'd love for it to have audible diode check. As it will be my secondary meter and subject to less use and abuse, I'm aiming for something less expensive than the Fluke. Does such a beast exist? Failing that, does anyone know of a cheap meter with the audible diode check function? I would buy a cheapie to have around *just* for that feature.
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James Sweet wrote:

Have you checked Radio Shack and/or Sears? I think Sears had one with audible diode check but can't remember for sure.
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