The FLUKE 179 True RMS Digital Multimeter with Backlight & Temperature is the top of the line offering in the popular Fluke 170 series. The overmolded case with built in probe holders also adds the protection to withstand a drop test up to one meter. Add to that the lifetime warranty and you get one of the most durable, cost effective tools in your arsenal.
Smart, Safe, & Tough!
The Fluke 179 is a proven tough multimeter that has a lifetime warranty. It is rough and tough and can take a hit. The 179 has a built in molded holster that gives the unit increased ruggedness.
The 179 features tougher body armour, 6000 count resolution display, auto and manual hold, lifetime warranty and are designed to meet the IEC 1010 Safety Standards to CAT IV 600V and CAT III 1000V.
These meters are internally tough with fused current inputs, overvoltage protection and they even protect against measuring voltage if the knob is accidentally set on ohms. On the outside the rugged overmolded body armor case offers constant protection no matter how much you throw them around.
For those with accuracy concerns the Fluke 170 series meters are more accurate than ever and have an easy-open battery door where the battery can be changed without breaking the calibration seal, preventing unnecessary calibration charges.
For overvoltage protection against transient spikes up to 6 kV, and has the safety ratings to prove it. Protect yourself and your technicians working in dangerous environments like three-phase distribution systems such as: single phase commercial lighting, equipment in fixed installations like switch gear and polyphase motors, bus and feeder in industrial plants, lighting systems in larger buildings and appliance outlets with short connections to the service entrance.