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September 26, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Manufacturer: Fluke

Fluke 393 FC CAT III 1500V clamp meter

Fluke 393 FC CAT III 1500V True-RMS Clamp Meter

With measuring 1500V DC solar panel installations, electricians have come across a new question: Most current AC/DC clamp meters carry a safety rating of CATIII 1000V. Can you use these tools to measure a 1500 V DC solar panel installation? The answer has some caveats. Fortunately, Fluke plans to bypass the problem with the Fluke […]

Fluke T6-1000

Fluke T6-1000 PRO Electrical Tester

Check Your Voltage and Current at the Same Time on the Same Screen The Fluke T6-1000 Pro Electrical Tester tests your voltage, up to 1000V AC, and your current up to 200A. It does all this through the open fork and without test lead contact to live voltage. All you have to do is ground […]

How Thermal Imagers Work for Troubleshooting

Aside from references to the popular 1987 movie Predator, how thermal imagers work hasn’t gotten a lot of mainstream attention. In the past several years, dropping prices have seen their increased use in troubleshooting. There’s a good reason for that. Thermal imaging has always been in transition. A lot of recent technological changes have really […]

Fluke TiS60+ Thermal Camera

Fluke TiS60+ Thermal Camera with 320×240 Resolution

Fluke TiS60+ Thermal Camera Increases Resolution to 320×240 Resolution Fluke has released the TiS60+ Thermal Camera with increased infrared resolution to help simplify electrical, process control, HVAC, and building system troubleshooting. By increasing the resolution Fluke increased the camera’s ability to capture smaller differences in temperature from farther away. Like other high-resolution infrared cameras, the […]

Review9.5(out of 10)
Fluke 87V multimeter

Fluke 87V Multimeter Review | Industrial Features

Many consider the Fluke 87V multimeter the premier comprehensive diagnostic and maintenance tool of its kind. As a result, it also commands a premium price. The first Fluke 87V meter was introduced in the late 1980s, and we picked up the latest version to test out on some commercial job sites. First up came a […]

Fluke 417D Laser Distance Meter

Fluke 417D Laser Distance Meter Blends Accuracy, Size, and Simplicity We know Fluke primarily for its test and measurement products. So it’s not terribly surprising that we’re seeing another laser distance meter coming down the pipe from the brand. Perhaps what’s a bit more surprising about the Fluke 417D laser distance meter is its size. […]

Fluke Insulated Hand Tools Starter Kit

Fluke Insulated Hand Tools

Fluke Insulated Hand Tools Deliver German Quality The new Fluke insulated hand tools combine safety and comfort for electricians and techs that work in hazardous environments. Since working on and around de-energized equipment isn’t always possible, you want your tools to provide as much protection as possible. These new insulated tools have a 1000-volt rating […]

Review9.2(out of 10)

Fluke Pack30 Professional Tool Backpack Review

Early in my career, I quickly learned the value of organized tools. Like a lot of guys, I started out using a big duffel to carry everything whether I need it that day or not. It’s heavy and disorganized, but it’s cheap. However, even the greenest apprentice can figure out that it’s actually disorganization that’s expensive on the […]

3561 FC Fluke Vibration Sensor

Prevent Mechanical Failure with the Fluke Vibration Sensor – 3561 FC

We know that at least a few of our readers have shops that run all sorts of heavy equipment regularly. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a system in place that would alert you to potential maintenance issues in your equipment before they actually break down? After all, predictive and preventative maintenance costs a whole […]

Review8.8(out of 10)
Fluke T6-1000 Electrical Tester Review

Fluke T6-1000 Electrical Tester Review

Every trade has its hazards – it’s why tradesmen get paid the big bucks, right? Well, maybe not. In any event, the electrical trade probably has the most invisible hazards of them all. Carpenters can see a spinning blade might cause injury. It’s clear to plumbers why wastewater is detrimental to their health. But is that line live? Does […]