The Fluke 289 Digital Multimeter
The 289 Fluke Digital Multimeter is the next generation in a high performance industrial logging digital multimeter. This Fluke multi meter (which has 289 functions thus it’s name) is a top of the line test instrument. It is designed for demanding users in the industrial electronics field. That makes it’s
capabilities better than just for preventative maintenance. This digital multimeter is a practical and affordable solution to predictive maintenance. The meter is so advanced you can actually predict a problem before it occurs.
The 289 Fluke Multimeter is a Superior Meter
It is by far more upscale in comparison to other meters. Also, it is compact and durable and known for it’s accuracy as with any other Fluke multi tester. The white back lit screen of the 289 is clear and large making it easy to take readings and view multiple pieces of information simultaneously. The look and feel of the the Fluke 289 is of the highest quality.
The Fluke 289 weighs less than two pounds. It packs more accuracy and convenience into a handheld multitester than ever before and can store up to 15,000 recorded events. This puts a whole lot more problem solving power into your hands.
Necessity is the mother of invention. If this statement is true, then the Fluke company came along to create this instrument for solving complex problems in electronics, plant automation, power distribution and electro-mechanical equipment. Of course that means reduced down time and also helps keep those kinds of expenses down.
The built in data logger and Trend Capture capability this Fluke digital multimeter also helps track down elusive and intermittent problems. The unit can be set up to monitor equipment with any of it’s functions while you leave the meter unattended. It is worth your while to make sure you read
the digital multimeter manual that comes with the unit to get the most out of your meter.
It has been highly recommended by some professionals that you should buy the Fluke 289/FVF kit combo. It is more cost effective to do this and makes the multi meter even more versatile. So you can find the little problems before they turn into big ones. Again this is the best multimeter for
The kit includes the true-rms industrial logging multimeter with the special features TrendCapture, LoZ, LoPass filter and Lo ohms. It comes with the FVF Sc2 software and cables. The leads are the TL7 silicon test lead set and the AC72 alligator clips for more versatile use. There is also a quality
temperature probe. Included is a magnetic meter hanger which gives you the option of hands free operation. The soft case is practical for the meter’s protection while transporting and storage for the the accessories.
The meter runs for about 100 hours for normal functions or 200 hours in logging mode on six AA batteries. The 289 Fluke is a bit hard on batteries and there is no option for a 120VAC supply for it.
The Fluke 289 comes with the Flukeview sotftware. This allows you to overlay your logged data from six different meters or six time periods to find cause and effect relationships or for condition monitoring. The data obtained can be turned into csv files or graphs and/or tables for professional reports. This 289 Fluke multi meter is a must for any professional in the industrial electrical and electronics field.