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Fluke 17B Review – Part 2

This is the second part of my Fluke 17B multimeter review. If you haven’t seen the first part, read it here.

Fluke 17B

A Bit of Background
The two things I’ll consider in this review are safety and measurement confidence. Other aspects of the meter such as features and accuracy can be easily compared by reading the meter’s specification. Safety refers to how safely the meter fails. This can be due to an overvoltage or due to putting the meter in the wrong mode (eg measuring Voltage in the Current range). Measurement confidence refers to how much you can trust the meter reading.
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