|Introducing the rugged new Fluke 70 Series III Digital Multimeters
Rough handling and high voltage are tough on a meter. But the new Fluke 70 Series III DMMs take it all in stride.
They're built tough inside and out. With overvoltage protection to guard against spikes up to 6 kV, and safety ratings to prove it. They even protect against measuring voltage if the knob is accidentally set on ohms. Plus, their rugged, overmolded body armor case offers constant protection no matter how much you throw them around.
As tough as they are, the 70 Series III DMMs are very easy on you. The tapered design fits more easily in your hand, pocket, and tool box. The high-contrast displays are 20% larger, with extra large characters that are easy to read from a distance. Plus, there's easier access to Fluke's patented TouchHold® mode which automatically captures the measurement, beeps, and locks it on the digital display for later viewing.
No matter how tough your job is, the new Fluke 70 Series III DMMs are even tougher. There are eight models to choose from. And of course, they're backed by a lifetime warranty.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
A product malfunction exists in certain Fluke digital multimeters (DMMs). These products shipped between May 1998 and July 1998. Only nine models are affected: the Fluke Series III, Model 21, 23, 26, 70, 73, 75, 77, 79 and Series II, Model 73.
What the IEC 1010-1 safety standard means to you
As electrical systems grow more and more complex, spikes, transients, surges, and sudden overvoltage events become more common. These can trigger a sequence of events that may lead to serious injury. Which is why test equipment must be designed to protect people who work in this high-voltage high-current environment.
The IEC 1010 safety standard was established to define four overvoltage categories (CAT I, CAT II, CAT III, and CAT IV) based on the magnitude of danger from transient impulses.
The new Fluke 70/20 Series III DMMs have been designed to meet the new IEC-1010 standards. More importantly, they have been approved by CSA as actually making these standards. Which means they are designed to protect you against transients in three-phase distribution systems, including:
- Single-phase commercial lighting.
- Equipment in fixed installations, such as switch gear and polyphase motors.
- Bus and feeder in industrial plants.
- Lighting systems in larger buildings.
- Appliance outlets with short connections to the service entrance.
Now when you purchase a Fluke digital multimeter, not only do you get a test tool known for its unsurpassed quality, reliability, accuracy, and ruggedness, you also get a lifetime warranty with most models. That means for as long as the original purchaser owns the product, Fluke will repair or replace the meter according to the conditions specified in the warranty. The following meters all include lifetime warranties:
- Fluke 80 Series
- Fluke 70 Series III
- Fluke 20 Series III
- Fluke 27
Fluke Series II to Series III Meter Conversion Guide
This handy guide is designed to help you transition from the Fluke Series II digital multimeters to the new Fluke Series III digital multimeters.