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Do I need a new Fluke clamp meter?

Discussion in 'Electronic Equipment' started by Bob E., Nov 15, 2009.

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  1. Bob E.

    Bob E. Guest

    My experience is that there are true RMS clamp meters that measure current
    via max/peak method and newer meters that use the in-rush method (ie, Fluke
    330 series).

    Accurate measurement of in-rush current has alway been possible since the
    advent of true RMS meters with Max feature. Fluke is now touting the
    triggered 100mS inrush measurement feature as the new "must-have" thing.

    How much more useful than a good true RMS clamp meter with max/hold is a
    triggered 100mS meter? For measurement of synchronous motor currents (with
    and without adjustable speed drives (ASDs)), is a trigger or a fast
    measurement really necessary? Helpful? A waste?

    What do you think?
     
  2. James Sweet

    James Sweet Guest


    Is there something you need to do that the meter you already have is not
    adequate for? If what you have works, then there's no reason to upgrade.
     
  3. Phil Allison

    Phil Allison Guest

    "Bob E."
    **That is not " experience " -

    that is pure witch doctor mentality.

    ** Is that " Mad Max" or " Max Headroom

    - you are alluding to here ??


    ** Discussed here in detail, four days ago.

    You going blind ??


    ** There are more things in heaven and on earth ...

    And a TROLL by any other name smells just as putrid as this shit.

    Hope Willy forgives me ....



    ..... Phil
     
  4. krw

    krw Guest

    That's the "Doctor Strangelove" mentality. ;-)
     
  5. Fred Abse

    Fred Abse Guest

    Read Fluke application note 1629920 and work it out.
     
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