Product selection guide: Digital multimeters

Use our product selection guide to find the digital multimeter that fits your needs best.
Fluke 279 FC
Fluke 87V MAX True-rms Digital Multimeter
Fluke 279 FC True-rms Thermal MultimeterFluke 87V MAX True-rms Digital Multimeter
True RMS readingsACAC 
Basic DC accuracy0.09 %0.05 % 
Auto / manual ranging   
Wide bandwidth500 Hz20 kHz 
Voltage AC/DC1000 V1000 V 
Current AC/DCAC: 2500A w/ iFlex®. DC: w/ optional clamp accessories10.0 A 
Resistance50 MΩ50 MΩ 
Frequency1 kHz200 kHz 
Capacitance9,999 µF9,999 µF 
Continuity with beeper   
Diode test   
Conductance60 nS 
Duty cycle  
Motor drive measurement  
Pulse width  
Temperature+1090 °C 
Thermal imaging capability  
Analog bargraph  
Two-level backlight  
Min-max recording   
Display hold   
USB interfaceImage transfer to SmartView® 
Auto (touch) hold  
Fast min-max 250 µs250 µs 
Relative reference  
Automatic power off   
Closed case calibration   
Low battery indication   
Overmolded case, integrated holster  
Operating temperature range-10 °C to +50 °C-40 °C to +55 °C 
Completely sealed / watertight  
Fuse access  
Removable holster  
Trigger in / out  
Dangerous voltage indication   
EN61010-1 CAT III1000 V1000 V 
EN61010-1 CAT IV600 V600 V 
IP ratingIP 40IP 67 
Warranty3 yearsLifetime 
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