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IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE: Extech Recalls Digital Clamp Meters

We have voluntarily recalled a few models of our Extech brand clamp meters. 

Visit http://www.extech.com/ and click on “Safety Notices” at the bottom of the page for more information.…


Added by Vatche Arabian on May 25, 2017 at 8:39am — No Comments

New Extech 8-in-1 Moisture Meter & Android App for Remote Monitoring

Extech Instruments announced the launch of the versatile MO300, a Bluetooth-enabled pinless moisture meter with built-in psychrometer and IR thermometer. Restoration professionals can place the new meter at the point-of-measurement while easily viewing readings remotely on an Android phone or tablet using…


Added by Vatche Arabian on January 26, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

New Graphical Multimeter Streams Readings to Android Devices for Remote Viewing

Extech Instruments announced the launch of the GX900 True RMS Graphical Multimeter for Android™. The new multimeter brings together advanced DMM functions, a sophisticated graphical display and Bluetooth connectivity that permits users to stream readings to a smartphone or tablet for safer remote viewing on the…


Added by Vatche Arabian on January 11, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Large 4-Inch Vane Thermo-Anemometers Simplify HVAC Troubleshooting

Extech Instruments is excited for the launch of the AN300 series of large vane anemometers and multi-function HVAC meters. The new meters couple the advantage of easier measurements with a large vane anemometer and the convenience of multiple Indoor Air…


Added by Vatche Arabian on November 17, 2015 at 11:41am — No Comments

Free & Total Chlorine Meter Ideal for Wastewater & Drinking Water Analysis

Extech Instruments launched the Extech CL500, a versatile free and total chlorine meter that can be used in a wide range of water analysis testing in municipal drinking water and wastewater authorities, as well as commercial water-related applications from…


Added by Vatche Arabian on November 17, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Fleet Maintenance Test Kit Designed for Vehicle Troubleshooting

We're excited to announce the launch of the AUT600 Fleet Maintenance Kit, a set of three test instruments essential for effective fleet maintenance. The versatile test kit includes the EX505 True RMS digital multimeter, DC400 mini clamp meter, 42510 mini…


Added by Vatche Arabian on October 29, 2015 at 11:46am — No Comments

Datalogging Vibration Meter Makes Plant & Industrial Vibration Diagnostics More Efficient

The new SDL800 Vibration Meter and Datalogger is optimized for plant diagnostics and predictive maintenance with a rugged design, flexible programming configurations and the convenience of datalogging readings directly onto an SD card in Excel format.

The new meter from Extech can be used to perform vibration analysis testing on a range of industrial plant components including bearings,…


Added by Vatche Arabian on August 31, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Extech Redefines Temperature Monitoring with Credit-Card-Sized, Disposable Dataloggers

Extech is excited to announce the launch of the THD5 compact, one-time-use USB datalogger which is small enough to be used in small shipping packages yet robust enough for extended use in cold-chain warehouses. The credit-card-sized temperature logger offers users a wide temperature range and the high accuracy you’d expect from Extech temperature instruments.

“Extech has become synonymous…


Added by Vatche Arabian on September 2, 2015 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Extech Launches Electrical & Industrial Troubleshooting Test Kits

Extech Instruments, announced the launch of two innovative test tool kits designed for effective troubleshooting by electrical contractors and by industrial/plant technicians. Both test kits feature several essential test instruments coupled with the Extech MG300, an insulation resistance tester with built-in true RMS multimeter that was awarded a Showstopper Award by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA).

Mike Fox, General…


Added by Vatche Arabian on August 20, 2015 at 5:39pm — No Comments

Introducing the Extech RD300 Refrigerant Leakage Detector

Extech Instruments introduced the new RD300, a heated diode refrigerant leak detector that pinpoints leaks of all CFC, HCFC, and HFC refrigerants with three levels of sensitivity to leaks as small as 0.25oz/yr (7g/yr).  The ergonomic tool also features a built-in LED work light on the probe tip for dimly lit locations.



Added by Vatche Arabian on July 12, 2015 at 6:25pm — No Comments

Extech Launches TM55 Dishwasher-Safe Folding Thermometer Designed for Demanding Chefs

Extech Instruments makers of the best handheld test and measurement tools, has launched the Extech TM55 Fold-Up Food Thermometer. The new instrument offers chefs high performance and high value.

Optimized for food-safety, the Extech folding thermometer pen with stainless steel probe is certified…


Added by Vatche Arabian on July 8, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Extech HeatWatch HW30 365528

Hey Guys! Sorry for the looooooooooong hiatus.

So my review today will be on the Extech HW30 Heat Watch. A nice stopwatch with a built-in temperature sensor. This is a neat feature and as I can best see utilized by athletes and coaches to monitor temps in summer or in areas that are very hot or arid.

This watch follows me in my daily and weekly routine.

In one scene here, we have a 10:00:86- i took this time as I was told its good to get in…


Added by Sky Swendsboe on June 28, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Father’s Day Gadget & Tool Must-Have List 2015

Extech Instruments, (www.extech.com/instruments), makers of the best handheld test and measurement tools, announces its 2015 Father’s Day list of electronic test gadget gift ideas for every type of dad and granddad. The 2015 list suggests useful and affordable test tools for a variety of dads. Use the list below to find your dad and match him with a tester or meter he’s sure to love:…


Added by Vatche Arabian on June 16, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Stay Safe! 10 Things You Need to Improve Safety

June is National Safety Month and we’re focused on reducing leading causes of injury at work and in our homes and communities.

We put together a list of the Top 10 Things to Help You Stay Safe this June and all-year round:…


Added by Vatche Arabian on June 8, 2015 at 10:35am — No Comments

On the Job and on the Field: Protect Your Team from Heat Stress Hazards

June is National Safety Month in the US, and we’re going to have some safety related posts coming in the next few weeks! To start it off, we’re going to highlight some easy to use tools that will help worksite managers, and athletic coaches track Heat…


Added by Vatche Arabian on June 1, 2015 at 3:24am — No Comments

Extech Formaldehyde Meters Used to Measure Laminate Flooring Health Hazards

Extech Instruments, makers of the best handheld test and measurement tools, announced today that the Extech FM series of formaldehyde meters is being used to test ambient air in homes and businesses where laminate flooring may contain amounts of toxic formaldehyde that may not meet health and…


Added by Vatche Arabian on May 26, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Extech Introduces EX850: 1000A Clamp Meter with Bluetooth

Extech is proud to announce the release of the Extech EX850 1000A Clamp Meter with Bluetooth. The new meter transmits key electrical readings to the ExView App, available on Android™ devices.

The new EX850 features a built-in non-contact IR Thermometer. Other functions of the…


Added by Vatche Arabian on April 7, 2015 at 9:58am — No Comments

1st Weekend with Infrared

So last weekend, Aug 23rd and 24th, I got to tryout a E6 Flir Thermal Camera.

Im very impressed with the workings of this technology and the multiple uses it can have: even in everyday life.

So, I took just a little under 100 photos.


Hot Pioneer Radio.…


Added by Sky Swendsboe on August 26, 2014 at 8:54am — 2 Comments

Red Bull Racing's RB8 Tearing it Up in Infrared

FLIR, an innovation partner with Infiniti Red Bull Racing, had the opportunity to capture some great footage at GAMMA Racing Day 2014. Using a FLIR x6580sc infrared camera, we were able to capture in high speed, the Infiniti Red Bull car’s tires heating up as the driver burned rubber. Other thermal cameras used were the FLIR T650sc and the FLIR B660.…


Added by Vatche Arabian on August 21, 2014 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Ending the Summer with Some Giveaways!

It's August, and to celebrate the end of summer we're going to be giving away some great Extech Products!

So how do you win? It's easy! Post a photo of your Extech in action here on Planet Extech, and we will pick our favorite picture as the winner!

Between now and September 5th…


Added by Vatche Arabian on August 19, 2014 at 11:22am — 2 Comments

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