The Fluke 179 True RMS multimeter features a 6000 count digital display that updates 4 x second. Data can also be displayed in analog bargraph format which includes 33 segments and updates 40 x second. The backlight display automatically turns off after 2 minutes of inactivity to save battery life. The HOLD function freezes the display and the AUTO HOLD displays the present reading until a new reading is detected.
Fluke 179 True RMS multimeters have a manual or autoranging mode. While in auto range the meter selects the range with the best resolution for the present measurement value. Other features of the Fluke 179 include fast continuity/open detection, test lead alerts, power-up options, probe holders and a high-impact overmold case.
The Fluke 179 True RMS multimeter ships complete with TL71 test leads, AC72 alligator clips, 9V battery and instruction manual on CD. There are three optional kits available with Fluke 179 True RMS multimeters, as well.
- FLK-179 ESFP: Fluke 179 Multimeter
- FLUKE-179/TPAK Multimeter Hanging Kit: 179 True RMS digital multimeter, 2 universal hanger clips,2 hook and loop straps (2 lengths), 1 magnet
- FLUKE-179/EDA2 Electronics Multimeter and Deluxe Accessory Combo Kit: 179 True RMS digital multimeter, C35 lightweight soft case, TL910 electronic test probes, TL224 SureGrip, heat-resistant silicone test leads, AC280 SureGrip heavy duty hook clips, 80BK-A Type-K temperature probe, ToolPak meter hanging accessory
- FLUKE-179/1AC-II Electrician's Multimeter and Voltage Tester Combo Kit: 179 True RMS digital multimeter, 1AC-II VoltAlert non-contact voltage detector, C35 lightweight soft case, AC220 retractable long reach alligator clips, TP220 sharp 12mm stainless steel tip, TL224 SureGrip, heat-resistant silicone test leads, ToolPak meter hanging accessory, 80BK-A Type-K temperature probe