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clamp-on ammeter

[′klamp‚ȯn ′a‚mēd·ər]
(electricity)
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A clamp meter is an electronic or electrical tester that has wide jaws, which enable it to clamp around an electric conductor.
Summary: A clamp meter is an electronic or electrical tester that has wide jaws, which enable it to clamp around an electric conductor.
However, METREL, a provider of innovative test solutions, says it thinks this is a wasted opportunity, and that's why its earth leakage clamp meter, MD 9272, includes a range of power quality functions too.
It's not difficult to measure current using a simple clamp meter and to convert this into the power drawn and the energy used (by knowing the voltage and the power factor).
An electrician's multimeter and clamp meter combo kit is designed for measurements up to 600 V and 400 A, and the 179/1AC combo kit is designed for advanced electrical troubleshooting.
It consists of a Bluetooth connection between the Flir thermal imaging camera and an Extech EX845 clamp meter. The measurement data is automatically embedded In the corresponding radiometric thermal image.
The EX845 is a 1,000-A Clamp Meter with new METERLiNK[TM] technology and a built-in IR thermometer.
Fluke, the global leader in portable electronic test and measurement technology, has introduced a detachable jaw true-rms AC/DC Clamp Meter. With a recommended price of [pounds sterling]180, the new, rugged Fluke 365 Clamp Meter features a large, easy-to-read, backlit display, and is suitable for jobs where access to wires is difficult.
Fluke initiated a recall of certain Digital Clamp Meters due to a potential short circuit in the clamp meter, which may lead to inaccurate or no voltage reading on a circuit energized with hazardous voltage.