New Electricians Kit for all Domestic Test Requirements from Fluke
- Published: Wednesday, 19 January 2011 09:00
Fluke, the global leader in handheld electronic test and measurement equipment, is offering a new rugged Electricians Kit which offers three testers in one, the ideal package for the residential and commercial Electrician.
The Fluke 1652C/PKit comprises the latest high productivity Fluke 1652C Multifunction Installation Tester, which tests to the requirements of BS7671 IEE 16th Edition wiring regulations and offers automatic RCD testing, phase sequence indication and a remote probe; a Fluke T120 2-pole Tester, which features a 1999 digit LCD display and LED bargraph to indicate voltages from 12V to 690V AC/DC and a patented three-phase rotation detection system; a Fluke SM200 Socket Tester, with 3 vivid bi-colour LEDs and an audible buzzer which indicate missing earth, live/earth reverse, live/neutral reverse, missing neutral or live faults.
The Fluke 1652C show two measurements at once on a dual display. This can show PEFC/PSC and loop impedance results in parallel negating the requirement to run the tests separately, more than halving the test time of some loop testers. It also features a high-current loop test which gives extremely fast measurements when testing in circuits where no RCDs are being used. It offers both non trip and the high current test so the user can select depending on the application. In addition there is fast voltage measurement between L-N, L-PE and N-PE using the mains cord, with no need to change measurement connections.
There is a PASS/FAIL indication for RCD test results, and a variable RCD current mode for customised settings. Requiring no separate batteries, a slim probe with test button supplied with the tester enables initiation of a test, without the need to access or reference to the front panel, when probing hard to reach points. An Earth Volt Touchpad detects earth voltages raised above 50V to indicate potentially dangerous situations.
The Fluke 1652C is compact, lightweight (less than 1.2 kg) and has a padded neck-strap to free testers’ hands for testing. For ease of use, a rotary dial clearly indicates which function is selected, and provides access to all functions in one place to avoid complex multi-level menus, so that even after a long period of non-use the tester remains intuitive to use. A large display with backlight uses clear symbols and has an exceptionally wide viewing angle for easy and safe readings.
The Fluke 1652C has detachable standard 4-mm leads that can be replaced if damaged or lost, and require no customised special connectors. A durable hard case protects the instrument in tough field conditions. A Zero Adapter ensures easy, reliable and accurate test lead and mains cord compensation. The adapter can be used for all kinds of mains plugs and test accessories like probes and alligator clips.
The new Fluke 1652C/PKit, which offers a saving over the list price of individual components, can be purchased from Fluke authorised distributors and wholesalers.
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