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PRESS RELEASE : Fluke Advanced Motor and Drive Troubleshooting Kit brings together insulation multimeter, current clamp and rotary field indicator in a single, convenient package

EVERETT, Wash. – Fluke Corporation, the world’s leading supplier of handheld test and measurement equipment, has introduced a kit designed to equip electricians and technicians with all the tools necessary to quickly and easily troubleshoot motor and variable frequency drive electrical problems. The 1587/MDT Advanced Motor & Drive Troubleshooting Kit combines in a single rugged case a Fluke 1587 Insulation Multimeter, a Fluke i400 Current Clamp and a Fluke 9040 Rotary Field Indicator.

The Fluke 1587 Insulation Multimeter combines in a single, compact tool a full-featured True RMS digital multimeter (DMM) and an insulation tester. Ideal for troubleshooting and preventive maintenance on motors, motor drives, cables and switchgear, the Fluke 1587 provides insulation resistance testing up to 2 GW, with five output voltages ranging from 50 V to 1000 V. The Fluke i400 Current Clamp can be used with the Fluke 1587 to accurately measure current (1 A ac to 400 A ac) without breaking the circuit, and the Fluke 9040 Rotary Field Indicator enables the user to easily check the rotation of three-phase motors.

Engineered for added user protection, the Fluke 1587 and Fluke i400 both have a CAT III 1000 V / CAT IV 600 V overvoltage rating, and the Fluke 9040 has n CAT III 600V overvoltage rating.

US list price for the 1587/MDT Fluke Advanced Motor & Drive Troubleshooting Kit is $779. For more information on the Fluke 1587/MDT Advanced Motor & Drive Troubleshooting Kit, visit, or contact Fluke Corporation, PO Box 9090, Everett, WA USA 98206, call (888) 308-5277, fax (425) 446-5116, or e-mail

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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.