Fluke 179 True-RMS Digital Multimeter

Fluke 179 True-RMS Digital Multimeter is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 47.
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  • Fluke 179 True-RMS Digital Multimeter | Fluke
  • Fluke 179 True-RMS Digital Multimeter | Fluke
  • Fluke 179 True-RMS Digital Multimeter | Fluke
  • Fluke 179 True-RMS Digital Multimeter | Fluke

Key features

  • 1000V AC/DC; 10A AC/DC (with test leads and current jacks); resistance to 50 MΩ; capacitance to 10,000 μF, frequency to 100 kHz; temperature from -40 ℃ to 400 ℃
  • Robust, fast and accurate with manual and automatic ranging, Display Hold, Auto Hold, and Min/Max-Average recording
  • Backlit digital display, analog bar graph, and built-in temperature measurements with included thermocouple.

Product overview: Fluke 179 True-RMS Digital Multimeter

The Fluke 179 True-RMS DMM is the industry-standard troubleshooting tool for electrical and electronic systems.

  • True-rms ac measurements
  • Works in the messy, loud, high energy, and high altitude
  • Input protection to CAT III 1000 V, CAT IV 600 V
  • Lifetime warranty

Other useful features:

  • Safety rated CAT III 1000 V, CAT IV 600 V
  • Allows closed-case calibration through front panel
  • Includes protective holster that serves as test lead holder during use, plus lead storage

Specifications: Fluke 179 True-RMS Digital Multimeter

Specifications
Voltage DCAccuracy1±(0.09% + 2)
Max. resolution0.1 mV
Maximum1000 V
Voltage ACAccuracy1±(1.0% + 3)
Max. resolution0.1 mV
Maximum1000 V
Current DCAccuracy1±(1.0% + 3)
Max. resolution0.01 mA
Maximum10 A
Current ACAccuracy1±(1.5% + 3)
Max. resolution0.01 mA
Maximum10 A
ResistanceAccuracy1±(0.9% + 1)
Max. resolution0.1 Ω
Maximum50 MΩ
CapacitanceAccuracy1±(1.2% + 2)
Max. resolution1 nF
Maximum10,000 µF
FrequencyAccuracy1±(0.1% + 1)
Max. resolution0.01 Hz
Maximum100 kHz
TemperatureAccuracy1±(1.0% + 10)
Max. resolution0.1°C
Range-40°C / 400°C
1. Accuracies are best accuracies for each function
Environmental Specifications
Operating temperature-10°C to +50°C
Storage temperature-30°C to +60°C
Humidity (without condensation)0% – 90% (0°C – 35°C)
0% – 70% (35°C – 50°C)
Safety Specifications
Overvoltage categoryEN 61010–1 to 1000 V CAT III
EN 61010–1 to 600 V CAT IV
Agency approvalsUL, CSA, TÜV listed and VDE Pending
Mechanical and General Specifications
Size43 x 90 x 185 mm
Weight420 g
WarrantyLifetime
Battery lifeAlkaline ~200 hours typical, without backlight

Models: Fluke 179 True-RMS Digital Multimeter

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Includes:

  • 80BK Temperature Probe
  • Installed 9V battery
  • Test leads
  • Users manual

Reviews: Fluke 179 True-RMS Digital Multimeter

Rated 5 out of 5 by from THE BEST INSTRUMENT BEST MESURE AND UTILITY IN MY LABOLATORS VERY UTILITY IN MASURMRNT AND VERIY PRECISION
Date published: 2019-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent accuracy Ever since EE school, Fluke has always been my go-to multimeter in the last 3 decades for electronics work. But it has always been limited to bench meters, I don't have the same need for high accuracy for portable use and my 8 portable multimeters has been other brands like Sanwa, Extech, and disposable Harbor Freight which I use on-the-go. I have a NIST calibrated voltage standard, I know my Sanwa and Extech meters are all within spec (+/- 1-3%), but never spot on. I decided to purchase the 179 (non-NIST) as a more robust handheld meter, out-of-the-box, it is the only meter that is spot on even at its highest resolution at multiple reference voltages. It doesn't have the resolution of the bench meters, but I thought the meter have every bit of the quality that is worthy of the Fluke name.
Date published: 2018-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best tool... Until yesterday I used this tool for 17 years without any problem... durable and hard... I will buy another one asap.... made to last...
Date published: 2018-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great meter! I've had my 179 for about a month now and I will say that compared to the fieldpiece I had, this is the Cadillac of meters. So easy to use and read. I won't go with any other meter from here on out.
Date published: 2018-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Realiable, Robost, Fast, Accurate I have a laptop and PC repair shop in Iran. Although it is very hard to find fluke products here (due to the sanctions) let alone parts and accessories, but buying 179 totally worth it. In my diagnosis I never question the reading and speed and accuracy of this meter saves a lot of time.
Date published: 2018-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Control and Electrical Meter This meter is great! I work as a systems control technician and i have to say this meter is both user friendly and very reliable. I primarily use this meter on Automation controls to trouble shoot and perform point to point inspections on hvac controls. But I also use this meter on vfds, motors, actuators and micro controllers. If your looking for a durable meter that can do a lot, this one is it.
Date published: 2017-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect! I have had my 179 for a year or so now and I am very impressed with this unit. This meter replaced my perfectly working 112, which now stays home for trouble shooting around the house while my 179 goes to the job and puts money in my pocket. Someone once told me "you are only as good as your tools", and having the 179 on the job gives me the confidence to trust my readings. I am super happy, with all of my fluke purchases.
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good all around I picked up a 179 recently and I'm very happy with it. I was up and using it within minutes of taking it out of the box. It has all the features I need and work, around the house, and with my hobby electronics. The construction is solid and the controls are easy to use. I'm looking forward to years of use with this meter.
Date published: 2016-12-15
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