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I have a Fluke 233 with a wireless display, which comes in handy, with i410 clamp attachment it is extremely safe, capable of a few things most multimeter are unable to do.

Fluke has got the repuatation of making a great multimeter, Klein's I find alright, usually being over priced from the range and functions. Have you given any thought to extech series? They are extremely solid.

 

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Definitely go with Fluke. Figure out how much you want to spend, then buy the next more expensive model up. That way you wont regret it later. Then know when you drop it down a 7 story elevator shaft you can send it in and get it flat rate repaired for $150. :thumbsup:
 

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I have to say I am very happy with my 381 if you are looking for something other than the Kleins. You won't regret it.

I have this same meter. It may be a little pricey for some folks, but it's so damn handy. I was working with a guy the other day and we were getting a current draw on a motor and he asked how much it was pulling. I just pulled the screen off and handed it to him. He looked at me like I was from another planet. Funny thing is he made fun of it as we went in the plant and then telling me how cool it was when we got out. Bottom line, for the features it's well worth the money. It minimizes time that you're in front of exposed conductors. That's worth its weight in gold to me.
 

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Do the Fluke 381's still have problems with the batteries going dead when the meter is off. I have one at work batteries seem always to be dead. I use my 337 more than than the 381. LC
 

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I have a Fluke 233 with a wireless display, which comes in handy, with i410 clamp attachment it is extremely safe, capable of a few things most multimeter are unable to do.

Fluke has got the repuatation of making a great multimeter, Klein's I find alright, usually being over priced from the range and functions. Have you given any thought to extech series? They are extremely solid.

Extech is junk. Far from "solid".
 

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I use a T-600 fluke(I have one in each truck),its the most practical,one hand meter out there,if I need a clamp meter,there's one in the truck,but the one that's in my back pocket is the T-600. The price varies,shop on line for any meters. Bench meters(I have several) are clumsy on the job.
 
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