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    What clamp meters have fuses in them? I have...

    What clamp meters have fuses in them? I have never owned, or have ever seen, a clamp meter with a fuse. DMM's have fuses for the current jacks, but clamps don't need that with the jaw.
  2. Fluke owns Amprobe.

    Fluke owns Amprobe.
  3. Thread: Klein tools

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    Klein has a lifetime warranty. Get them exchanged.

    Klein has a lifetime warranty. Get them exchanged.
  4. This fits the bill for small and durable. It's...

    This fits the bill for small and durable. It's also waterproof. It also won't become a fireball, as it is CAT IV.

    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7XL0JtSc-60

    But, it doesn't have all the...
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    In my opinion, Low Impedance on a meter is a must...

    In my opinion, Low Impedance on a meter is a must have. I will not buy a meter that does not have that function, because of Ghost Voltage.

    I don't think Fieldpiece or UEI have any meters with...
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    Get one that can survive that drop. This meter...

    Get one that can survive that drop. This meter can handle drops from 10 feet, and it is also water proof, and dust proof. Also under $60. Good meter to take into areas that you don't want to take a...
  7. Thread: AMPROBE

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    Maybe, maybe not. The point that I was arguing...

    Maybe, maybe not.

    The point that I was arguing is that VxA will always give Apparent Power, regardless of the type of load. If you know the phase difference of a inductive load, you can get the...
  8. Thread: AMPROBE

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    To add to my last post, I am talking about a...

    To add to my last post, I am talking about a WATTAGE reading here, and not Power Factor.

    When computing Power Factor, you need Active Power readings, and Apparent Power readings. The "Apparent...
  9. Thread: AMPROBE

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    VxA does NOT only work for DC circuits, it will...

    VxA does NOT only work for DC circuits, it will also work for AC.

    As far as inductive vs resistive loads go, doesn't a TRMS meter make this a moot point? I agree that a RMS meter will give you...
  10. Thread: AMPROBE

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    I would like to know this as well. All the...

    I would like to know this as well.

    All the equipment lists running current, and LRA, which you can directly read off any standard clamp. If, for some reason you really want Watts (which I can't...
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    Yes, most Klein's are made in Korea, and many...

    Yes, most Klein's are made in Korea, and many Flukes are made in China. But, Fluke still has made in USA meters (not all), and Klein is now doing USA too. Search the MM5000 or MM6000, and you will...
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    I see Klein is making meters in the USA now. So,...

    I see Klein is making meters in the USA now. So, Fluke is no longer the only company making DMM's in the USA. The Klein USA meter matches up nicely to a Fluke 87V for half the price, while being USA...
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    I've looked at both the Klein and UEI side by...

    I've looked at both the Klein and UEI side by side, and I like the Klein a lot better. The Klein clamps are higher safety rating, and just feel better. The DMM's are way better than the UEI models....
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    Only about 6 of their DMM's, or the REALLY high...

    Only about 6 of their DMM's, or the REALLY high end calibrator type stuff.

    EVERY clamp, volt tester, NCVT, etc are all China or Taiwan. But, they are also being deceptive, and not putting that on...
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    Fluke Recalling Product Again

    Now it's their newest clamp meters.......

    http://www.fluke.com/fluke/usen/support/safety/37X-Recall.htm
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    A false negative will still keep you safe, as...

    A false negative will still keep you safe, as you'll believe it is energized. It's false negatives that you would have to worry about.
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    You're kidding, right? It is a single button to...

    You're kidding, right? It is a single button to turn it on, and it only has 1 button. Even if you don't want to read that Blue is 24v mode, and green is higher than 50v mode, you just have to know...
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    Actually, it does have a backlight, and it is...

    Actually, it does have a backlight, and it is always on. You need a bright backlight to do that high contrast display all the time. That is why the battery life is so bad. If you use the meter a lot,...
  19. Fluke owns Amprobe, and both have had their share...

    Fluke owns Amprobe, and both have had their share of recalls. Amprobe is all made in Taiwan and China, and Fluke seems to make almost every new meter their. Pretty soon, they will have nothing made...
  20. Seems like an awful lot of work, then you are not...

    Seems like an awful lot of work, then you are not even sure if the magnet will affect the meter reading, because the design was not made with a magnet in mind. Not to mention you will void any...
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    Only the high end DMM's above the $270 price...

    Only the high end DMM's above the $270 price point. Fluke no longer makes a SINGLE clamp meter in the USA, even their top of the line most expensive clamp. Every single clamp is either made in China...
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    You will have the same issues with Fluke leads...

    You will have the same issues with Fluke leads too. I hear tons of complaints about their leads.

    In my opinion, Fluke quality has really gone down the last few years. The people that still support...
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    I don't own a Fieldpiece, but I know that the UEI...

    I don't own a Fieldpiece, but I know that the UEI will do inrush for you. Here is your issue:

    When you hit the Min/Max button on your UEI, it "locks" you into the range you are in when you hit...
  24. I really like the new Klein meters that are out....

    I really like the new Klein meters that are out. These are not the ones that have been around a few years, but new ones released in the last few months.

    Johnstone is carrying the new CL2300 for...
  25. Thread: Klein Cl200

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    It looks to me that they improved on the UEI...

    It looks to me that they improved on the UEI design. UEI has no clamp like this. Klein made a better UEI.
  26. Thread: Klein Cl200

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    Here is a link to the CL1300 at Johnstone: ...

    Here is a link to the CL1300 at Johnstone:

    http://www.johnstonesupply.com/storefront/testing-tools-training/test-instruments/meters/meter-accessories//prodH27-254.html

    600A, micro amps, NCVT,...
  27. Thread: Klein Cl200

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    It's no secret that I'm a Klein fan. But, I...

    It's no secret that I'm a Klein fan. But, I wouldn't go for that CL200. To me, it seems more like a beginner meter, and not what I would call a pro meter like a Fluke or Fieldpiece. But, that new...
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    You are pretty much right...... Here is the...

    You are pretty much right......

    Here is the deal....Yes, your 12:1 gun will be measuring a 2 foot circle. So, when you put that laser dot on the vent, you will be measuring 8 inches of vent...
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    I'm just wondering if you have opened up that FP...

    I'm just wondering if you have opened up that FP SC77 to see if it has a fuse in it. I've never owned a clamp meter that had a fuse in it, not even the Flukes I have owned. I doubt that SC77 is fused...
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    Found it!!! Just send me $15 for shipping. ...

    Found it!!!

    Just send me $15 for shipping. :whistle:
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    Dual laser dots to show the measurement area....

    Dual laser dots to show the measurement area. Very cool concept from Klein.

    http://www.kleintools.com/sites/kleintools/files/product-information/IR2000-Infrared-Thermometer-Brochure.pdf
  32. Thread: Fluke 902

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    The CL2100 looks to be a CL2000 with temperature....

    The CL2100 looks to be a CL2000 with temperature. Looks like you got the wrong model.
  33. Thread: new dmm

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    Klein Tools MM2000. $110 bucks at any Home...

    Klein Tools MM2000.

    $110 bucks at any Home Depot, and cheaper at some places on-line. Ohms to 40 Meg, microamps, temperature, huge display, voltage to 1000V, CAT IV saftey rating. Everything you...
  34. Thread: My new toy

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    My new toy

    Picked up this new Klein Tools IR gun, and just had to share. It has two laser dots that show the actual area you are measuring. No more guessing how big of an area I am measuring based on how far...
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    Swivel clamps just worry me. I saw the one that...

    Swivel clamps just worry me. I saw the one that Amprobe has out too. I just have a fear that they will not last long, and that swivel will be the point of failure. I'll let all you guys be the...
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    A Fluke meter for under $600?? Do they make...

    A Fluke meter for under $600??

    Do they make such a thing??? :whistle:
  37. If I was going to put out that kind of cash for a...

    If I was going to put out that kind of cash for a meter, I would get a Fluke. The free driver kit makes the price better, if you would buy that anyway, and it is really saving you some money.

    I...
  38. MM2000 ...

    MM2000

    http://www.service.kleintools.com/Tools/PRD/Category/Multimeters%20TESTERS-MULMETERS/Product/MM2000

    I love it............
  39. The 116 is a good meter, and you will be happy...

    The 116 is a good meter, and you will be happy with it.

    But, I will put in one more plug for the Klein. Before you finalize your choice for the 116, compare it to the Klein MM2000. The Klein...
  40. Huh????:confused: I don't get it. You ask for...

    Huh????:confused:

    I don't get it. You ask for a budget meter that can do capacitance. You get a bunch listed, but some have a high price tag. So, then you state you want to be under $120. You...
  41. Klein Tools MM1000 is CAT IV rated, does Caps and...

    Klein Tools MM1000 is CAT IV rated, does Caps and a lot more, and is only $60 at any Home Depot. If you want TRMS, the MM2000 is only $100.
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    Only DMM's though. No Fluke clamps, or...

    Only DMM's though. No Fluke clamps, or electrical testers, are USA made. Even the very expensive ones...........
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    I like Russ being on this board, and I like the...

    I like Russ being on this board, and I like the way he supports us. I also agree that you can get some quality product made overseas (even though I prefer Taiwan and Korea over China). But, that was...
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    Bad Answer!!!! How does a company make a...

    Bad Answer!!!!

    How does a company make a decision to produce in the USA verses China, without even investigating the cost??? This says you don't care about even trying to produce in the USA. ...
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    Get the Klein CL2000. Strong magnet, lighted...

    Get the Klein CL2000. Strong magnet, lighted display, probe holders, worklight, DC current, bargraph, non-contact voltage, microamps for flame sensors, etc. It does it all, and it's only $135.
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    Here are two threads. ...

    Here are two threads.

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=544092

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=572772

    I have the new ET200 tester, and love it. Next time I need a new...
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    Why is it going back? You got what you paid...

    Why is it going back? You got what you paid for.........

    I just looked up the specs of the HS36 on-line. It says it has an accuracy of 1.5% + 5 digits. At 124V, that means an accuracy of +/-...
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    Fluke owns Amprobe, so that Amprobe "junk" is...

    Fluke owns Amprobe, so that Amprobe "junk" is made by your beloved Fluke.
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    Fluke charges $300 just for the flex attachment. ...

    Fluke charges $300 just for the flex attachment. Add that to a clamp, and it's going to be at least $400, maybe even $500.
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    Just wondering if you ever got this meter, and...

    Just wondering if you ever got this meter, and what your thoughts were, if you did??
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