Fluke 805 Vibration Meter

Fluke 805 Vibration Meter is rated 3.2 out of 5 by 10.
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Key features

  • Reliable, repeatable, accurate device for checking bearings and overall vibration
  • Features innovative sensor design that minimizes measurement variations caused by device angle or contact pressure
  • Provides consistent data quality at both low and high frequency ranges
  • Offers four-level severity scale to assess urgency of problems and bearing condition

Product overview: Fluke 805 Vibration Meter

The Reliable, Repeatable, Accurate Way to Check Bearings and Overall Vibration

Make go or no-go maintenance decisions with confidence. The Fluke 805 Vibration Meter is the most reliable vibration screening device available for frontline mechanical troubleshooting teams that need repeatable, severity-scaled readings of overall vibration and bearing condition.

What Makes the 805 the Best Choice?

  • A meter – not a pen – that measures overall vibration as well as specific variables like bearing condition and temperature, to provide a more complete picture
  • A combination vibration and force sensor tip that compensates for user variance (force or angle) yielding accurate, repeatable readings
  • A four-level severity scale and onboard processor calculate bearing condition and overall vibration using easy-to-understand textual alerts (Good, Satisfactory, Unsatisfactory, Unacceptable)
  • Sensor sensitivity can read a wide range of frequencies (10 to 1,000 Hz and 4,000 to 20,000 Hz) covering most machine and component types
  • Straight-forward user interface that minimizes the user inputs to RPM range and equipment type

Other useful features:

  • Measures overall vibration (10 Hz to 1,000 Hz) for acceleration, velocity, and displacement units of measurement for a wide variety of machines
  • Provides Crest Factor+ technology for reliable bearing assessment using direct sensor tip measurements between 4,000 Hz and 20,000 Hz
  • Compares vibration levels with ISO-10816 severity scales
  • Allows you to view trending in Microsoft® Excel using pre-built templates
  • Features colored lighting system (green, red) and on-screen comments to indicate how much pressure needs to be applied to take measurements
  • Measures temperature with Spot IR Sensor to increase diagnostic capabilities
  • Holds and saves up to 3,500 measurements in on-board memory
  • Provides external accelerometer support for hard to reach locations
  • Allows you to export data via USB
  • Provides audio output for listening to bearing tones directly
  • Features built-in flashlight for viewing measurement locations in dark areas
  • Provides large high-resolution display for easy navigation and viewing

Specifications: Fluke 805 Vibration Meter

Vibration Meter
Low frequency range (overall measurement)10 Hz to 1,000 Hz
High frequency range (CF+ measurement)4,000 Hz to 20,000 Hz
Severity levelsGood, satisfactory, unsatisfactory, unacceptable
Vibration limit50 g peak (100 g peak-peak)
A/D converter16-bit
Signal to noise ratio80 dB
Sampling rateLow frequency20,000 Hz
High frequency80,000 Hz
Real time clock backupCoin battery
Sensor
Sensitivity100 mV g ±10%
Measurement range0.01 g to 50 g
Low frequency range (overall measurement)10 Hz to 1,000 Hz
High frequency range4,000 Hz to 20,000 Hz
Resolution0.01 g
AccuracyAt 100 Hz ±5% of measured value
Amplitude Units
Accelerationg, m/sec²
Velocityin/sec, mm/sec
Displacementmils, mm
Infrared Thermometer (Temperature Measurement)
Range-20°C to 200°C (-4°F to 392°F)
Accuracy±2°C (4°F)
Focal lengthFixed, at ~3.8 cm (1.5 in)
External sensor
Fluke supports but does not provide external sensors
Frequency range10 Hz to 1,000 Hz
Bias voltage (to supply power)20 VDC to 22 VDC
Bias current (to supply power)Maximum 5 mA
Firmware
External interfacesUSB 2.0 (full speed) communication
Data capacityDatabase on internal flash memory
UpgradeThrough USB
MemoryUp to 3,500 measurements
Radiated Emission
Electrostatic discharge: burstStandard EN 61000-4-2
Electromagnetic interferenceStandard EN 61000-4-3
REStandard CISPR 11, Class A
Environmental
Operating temperature-20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 122°F)
Storage temperature-30°C to 80°C (-22°F to 176°F)
Operating humidity10% to 95% RH (non-condensing)
Operating/storage altitudeSea level to 3,048 meters (10,000 feet)
IP ratingIP54
Vibration limit500 g peak
Drop test1 meter
General Specifications
Battery typeAA (2) Lithium Iron Disulfide
Battery life250 measurements
Size (L x W x H)24.1 x 7.1 x 5.8 cm (9.5 x 2.8 x 2.3 in)
Weight0.40 kg (0.89 lb)
ConnectorsUSB mini-B 7-pin, stereo audio output jack (3.5 mm Audio Plug), external sensor jack (SMB connector)

Models: Fluke 805 Vibration Meter

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Includes:

  • USB cable
  • Storage case
  • Belt holster
  • Quick reference guide
  • CD-ROM (includes MS Excel template and documentation)
  • Two (2) AA batteries

Reviews: Fluke 805 Vibration Meter

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good technically, average firmware, poor software support Technically it is excellent equipment - useful, accurate, providing sufficient information. The firmware, however, still needs some improvements. First of all, I find it at least annoying to attach a type to the whole 1st level ID. Quite often you would like to check whole production lines, or complicated machines with multiple motor types. The current design makes such measures at least annoying. I also find it annoying, that whenever you modify the name / type of the first level ID, all data within it is lost. Fluke may have put more effort here. Also when you wish to delete a second level ID, you cannot. You can only delete the whole group. Fluke missed that option too. Finally there could be some basic software to edit all settings and the database from PC level. It is often annoying to input the whole database through the device. To sum up, technically it is a good device, but the interface is poor.
Date published: 2012-12-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 805 vibration meter so easy About 5 minutes after recieving our new 805 meter we were taking readings. Not only is it easy to use (by almost anyone) it works extremely well. It's another Fluke tool/meter that will keep having you find more uses for the longer you use it. Every maintenace staff should have one. Bruce
Date published: 2012-06-14
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