Fluke

beenthere

Joined Apr 20, 2004
15,819
Especially if you do heating and air conditioning work. Fluke meters are good instruments.

If you don't do HVAC, check some other meters for their functions as a comparison.
 

Wendy

Joined Mar 24, 2008
22,138
Features I like (to name a few)...

True RMS (major feature)
Frequency (nice feature)
Capacitance (nice feature)
Thermocouple and microampmeter (nice features)

Overall a good piece of equipment, Flukes have a really good reputation, and are pretty tough.

The optional amp clampmeter is a must if you ever want to see if a heater is working. Measuring voltage across one says the switch is good, the current says the heater is good. If you have one dead heater among 4 it is a major feature.
 

gerty

Joined Aug 30, 2007
1,276
Double check the specs.. I only saw a microamps scale (600). If that's all you need, it's all good, but most people prefer a higher current capability.
 

Wendy

Joined Mar 24, 2008
22,138
Guess that's why they are selling the clamp amp meter.

For its niche it's complete enough, most service techs don't use amps that way, it's more of a general purpose application.
 
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