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PRESS RELEASE : Fluke 1621 Basic Earth Ground Tester is Easy-to-Use Tool for Detecting Reliable Ground Connections

EVERETT, Wash. - Fluke Corporation, the global leader in handheld electronic test and measurement technology, today announced the Fluke 1621 Basic Earth Ground Tester, which is designed as a portable, easy-to-operate tool for quickly detecting reliable ground connections in most work environments. It features basic ground testing methods including 3-pole Fall of Potential and 2-pole ground resistance, and enables users to capture values with a single button, making it a handy tool for electrical contractors, utility test engineers and earth ground specialists in the field. Earth Ground resistance measurements are used to ensure safe operation of an electrical installation and reduce power quality problems. The instrument is extremely lightweight, making it ideal to test for lightning protection levels and periodic check-ups during routine maintenance.

The Fluke 1621 has automatic noise voltage detection to help ensure accurate measurements, and will alert users to measurements outside of an adjustable limit setting. It features a large, dual, back-lit display, a hazardous voltage warning, and a rugged holster.

The Fluke 1621 Basic Earth Ground is available immediately at a US list price of $799. For more information on earth ground testers from Fluke visit www.fluke.com, or contact

Fluke Corporation, PO Box 9090, Everett, WA USA 98206, call (888) 308-5277, fax (425) 446-5116, or e-mail fluke-info@fluke.com.

Fluke Corporation
Fluke Corporation is the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke customers are technicians, engineers, electricians and metrologists who install, troubleshoot, and manage industrial electrical and electronic equipment and calibration processes for quality control.