• Multimeter review / buyers guide: Fluke 87V / Fluke 87-5 Review

    Buy the Fluke 87V here: http://astore.amazon.com/m0711-20/detail/B0002YFD1K

    This is a review of the Fluke 87V. This is Fluke's true RMS digital multimeter with 6000 / 20000 count. This is an industrial multimeter for electrical / electronics.
    I will be using this multimeter in a future series on "How to use a multimeter for advanced measurements" (multimeter tutorial)

    Thanks to Comtest for the loan of the multimeter www.comtest.co.za

    A list of my multimeters can be purchased here:
    http://astore.amazon.com/m0711-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=5

    Specs:

    * Unique function for accurate voltage and frequency measurements on adjustable speed motor drives and other electrically noisy equipment (87V)
    * Built-in thermometer conveniently allows you to take temperature readings without having to carry a separate instrument (87V)
    * Optional magnetic hanger for easy set-up and viewing while freeing your hands for other tasks
    * Large digit display with bright, two-level backlight makes the 80- Series V significantly easier to read than older models
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  • Voltage Standard Ref Tests - Digital Multimeter reference / accuracy check

    I demonstrate the DMMCheck and PentaRef from VoltageStandard (www.voltagestandard.com).
    These are Low cost Voltage References and multimeter checks for voltage, current and resistance.
    I then run through some tests to compare the accuracy of the following multimeters:

    Fluke 287
    Brymen TBM867 / BM867
    Major Tech MT1887 / Extech EX530
    Major Tech MT22
    ISO-Tech IDM207

    I also introduce the Fluke 87 V which I will review soon.

    A list of my multimeters can be purchased here:
    http://astore.amazon.com/m0711-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=5
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  • Voltage Standard Ref Tests - Follow-up

    *** This is a follow-up to the first round of testing I did as viewers spotted / pointed out some critical issues that affected the results ***

    I also test the Fluke 87 V with the reference voltage, resistance and current values.

    I demonstrate the DMMCheck and PentaRef from VoltageStandard (www,voltagestandard.com).
    Digital Multimeter reference / accuracy check

    These are Low cost Voltage References and multimeter checks for voltage, current and resistance.
    I then run through some tests to compare the accuracy of the following multimeters:

    Fluke 287
    Brymen TBM867 / BM867
    Major Tech MT1887 / Extech EX530
    Major Tech MT22
    ISO-Tech IDM207

    I also introduce the Fluke 87 V which I will review soon.

    A list of my multimeters can be purchased here:
    http://astore.amazon.com/m0711-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=5
    1203 Views
  • How to use a Multimeter for beginners: Part 2a - Current measurement

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    Multimeter tutorial - This series of videos is a tutorial on how to use a digital multimeter for beginners. It will also explain the basics of electricity and address some safety issues.

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    This this second video covers how to measure DC current.

    I also discuss AC (alternating current) and DC (direct current) voltage and which one can be more dangerous.

    I use a Fluke 177 multimeter for this demonstration provided by Comtest: www.ComTest.co.za

    A list of my multimeters can be purchased here:
    http://astore.amazon.com/m0711-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=5

    Items covered in this multimeter tutorial:
    * Multimeter safety
    * How to measure current; how to measure a car battery / lead acid battery; how to measure mains electricity / power outlet / 220 volt / 110 volt.
    * What is electricity; how does electricity work; what is voltage; what is current / amps / ampage / ampere.
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  • How to use a Multimeter for beginners: Part 3 - Resistance and Continuity

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    Multimeter tutorial - This series of videos is a tutorial on how to use a digital multimeter for beginners. It will also explain the basics of electricity and address some safety issues.
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    My website and forum:- http://www.mjlorton.com
    Donations and contributions:- http://www.mjlorton.com
    My techie channel MJLorton - Solar Power and Electronic Measurement Equipment - http://www.youtube.com/MJLorton
    My Techie Amazon Store: http://astore.amazon.com/m0711-20
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    This third video covers how to measure resistance and continuity.

    I also discuss why power is transmitted from power stations using AC as apposed to DC.

    I use a Fluke 177 multimeter for this demonstration provided by Comtest: www.ComTest.co.za

    A list of my multimeters can be purchased here:
    http://astore.amazon.com/m0711-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=5

    Items covered in this multimeter tutorial series:
    * Multimeter safety
    * How to measure current; how to measure a car battery / lead acid battery; how to measure mains electricity / power outlet / 220 volt / 110 volt.
    * What is electricity; how does electricity work; what is voltage; what is current / amps / ampage / ampere.
    * Continuity and resistance, trouble shooting a circuit.
    1249 Views
  • Fluke laser levels make your job faster and easier.

    Fluke laser levels. Built with the ruggedness you expect from Fluke. Tested to survive a one meter drop.
    Learn more on the Fluke web site - www.fluke.com/laserlevels
    478 Views
  • How to identify the right time to maintain your machines

    Start your proactive maintenance now with the Fluke 805 FC Vibration Meter: just push the tester against the machine and get a repeatable pass/fail result within a few seconds!

    Get more information about the Fluke 805FC Vibration meter: http://bit.ly/2sSR6b0
    677 Views
  • How to identify the right time to maintain your machines

    Start your proactive maintenance now with the Fluke 805 FC Vibration Meter: just push the tester against the machine and get a repeatable pass/fail result within a few seconds!
    428 Views
  • Power Quality Monitoring: Fluke 1746 and 1748 Power Quality Loggers

    Make critical power quality and energy decisions in real-time with Fluke 1746 and 1748 Power Quality Loggers. Designed with the flexibilty to troubleshoot, quantify energy usage and analyse power distribution systems the Fluke 1740 Series is Fully compliant with international power quality standards such as IEC 61000-4-30 and capable of simultaneously logging up to 500 parameters while also capturing events. Uncover intermittent and hard-to-find power quality issues easier than ever and quickly assesses power quality at the service entrance, substation, or at the load.
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  • Find out how Fluke Power Loggers increase safety and convenience

    In this video the auto-correction of connection errors is demonstrated: this intelligent measurement verification makes setup easier than ever and reduces measurement uncertainty.
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  • Spectrum analyser demo on the MDO-2000E

    MDO-2000E series is equipped with a dual channel 25 MHz arbitrary waveform generator.
    We could utilize arbitrary waveform generator to output waveforms and conduct frequency domain analysis by the built-in spectrum analyzer.
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