Electronic measurement devices (1) are calibrated by means of a testing device. For that purpose, corresponding aligning devices are adjusted and adapted to each other in order to obtain a measurement result that corresponds to the measured value. This type of calibration is very costly. In order to make calibration substantially easier, the measurement device (1) has a correcting member (10) that transmits a correction pulse (14) to a downstream connected evaluation arrangement (6) depending on the addition of a predeterminable correction signal (X) linked to the measured value input, in order to compensate for any measurement error that may have occurred during a predeterminable measurement period. This electronic measurement device is particularly suitable for measuring consumption.