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Fluke 279FC Wireless TRMS Thermal Multimeter

Model: 279FC

This digital multimeter features an integrated thermal imager which reveals electrical issues rapidly and from a safe distance. The thermal multimeter helps you locate, repair, validate, and report many electrical issues quickly so that you can be confident problems are solved. The large full-color LCD display makes viewing images and readings easy and clear while the rechargeable battery lasts up to 10 hour+ under normal conditions. iFlex® Compatible (a flexible current clamp), great for getting into tight, hard to reach spaces for current measurement (up to 2500 A AC). With built-in Fluke Connect®, results are transmitted wirelessly to a smartphone. Create and email reports right from the field.

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Thermal imaging multimeters are a first-line tool for troubleshooting electrical equipment. They can check hot spots on high-voltage equipment and transformers, detect heating of fuses, wires, insulators, connectors, splices and switches. By combining two tools into one, the thermal multimeter reduces carry weight and increases productivity. Improve troubleshooting by trending and monitoring measurements instantly, live on your smartphone screen.


  • Full-featured multimeter with built-in thermal imager
  • 15 measurement functions including: AC voltage with low-pass filter, DC voltage, Resistance, Continuity, Capacitance, Diode test, Min/Max/Avg, AC current (with iFlex), Frequency
  • Thermal imaging reveals many electrical issues quickly and safely, eliminating the need for time-consuming testing and validation
  • Two-in-one tool is designed to increase productivity– no need to go back to the truck or office to retrieve a shared camera or wait for the thermographer do more in less time!
  • Designed for durability, built to withstand a 3 m (9.8Ft) drop, double insulated with raised rubber holster for increased protection
  • Save measurements and images while communicating wirelessly with a smart phone up to 20 feet/6.1 m away (no obstructions)
  • Image resolution–80 x 60
  • 3.5"/8.89 cm color LCD screen
  • Rechargeable lithium ion battery allows for a for a full work day (10+ hours) under normal conditions
  • Assembled in the USA
  • Three year standard warranty
  • Auto power off to save battery power
  • CAT III 1000 V, CAT IV 600 V measurement category


  • Troubleshooting electrical equipment
  • Check hot spots of high-voltage equipment and transformers from a safe distance
  • Detect heating of fuses, wires, insulators, connectors, splices, switches
  • Troubleshoot HVAC/R systems
  • Check temp of furnace exteriors, stream traps, heat exchangers
  • Checking load banks, overloaded motors, boiler operations and steam systems

Discover your Thermal Imager

  • Understand the importance of image quality
  • How to better manage your data
  • How our tools are designed for your work environments
  • The ROI you can expect from thermal imaging
  • Learn the importance of innovative solutions that make it simple and easy to capture
  • Analyze and manage thermal imaging
  • Find out why hundreds of professionals choose Fluke thermal imaging
Download the Advanced Thermal Imaging Buyers Guide

Fluke 279FC Specifications

Infrared Camera
Temperature Range 14 to 392°F (-10˚C to 200°C)
Temperature Measurement resolution 0.1°C
Accuracy ±5˚C or ± 5% (as tested at 25˚C, whichever is greater)
Emissivity 0.95 fixed
Resolution 80 x 60
Image capture frequency 8 Hz
Detector type Uncooled vanadium oxide
General specifications
Maximum voltage between any terminal and earth ground 1000 V
Display size 8.9cm (3.5in) diagonal
Display (LCD) Update rate 4/sec
Display Volts, amps, ohms 6000 counts
Display Frequency 10000 counts
Battery type Fluke BP500 lithium ion battery
Battery life 10 hours minimum
RF communications 2.4 GHZ ISM Band
Operating/Storage Temperature 14 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)/ -4 to 140°F (20 to 60°C)
Operating/Storage Altitude 2000m/ 12000m
Certifications CSA, FCC, CE
Size (H x W x L) 5.7cm x 9.4cm x 21.6cm (2.3in x 3.7in x 8.5in)
Weight 0.80 kg (1.75 lb)
Warranty Three years
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What's included with the Fluke 279FC

  • 279 FC TRMS Thermal Multimeter
  • TL75 Test Leads
  • Rechargeable lithium ion battery and charger
  • Alligator Clips
  • Quick Reference Guide
This product features Fluke Connect Technology

See it. Save it. Share it. All the facts, right in the field.

Fluke engineers have delivered an innovative mobile platform and tool that helps solve everyday problems, allowing you to instantly document measurements, retrieve historical data, and share live measurements with your team. All handled by the Android™ or iOS smart phone you already carry.

Fluke Connect with ShareLive™ video call is the only wireless measurement system that lets you stay in contact with your entire team without leaving the field. The Fluke Connect mobile app is works with over 20 different Fluke products - the largest suite of connected test tools in the world.

Make the best decisions faster than ever before by viewing temperature, mechanical, electrical and vibration measurements for each equipment asset in one place. Get started saving time and increasing your productivity.

Fluke Connect Features:

  • TrendIt™ Graphs: Use graphing to show changes in measurements, allowing you to graph and show problems instantly.
  • EquipmentLog™ History: Access equipment history building a database of equipment health and baselines with cloud backup.
  • ShareLive™ Video Calls: Save, collaborate and share measurements instantly with your team anytime, from anywhere.
  • AutoRecord™ Measurements: Instantly save measurements to your phone with Cloud backup.
  • Fluke Cloud™ Storage: Securely access equipment records anywhere, anytime.

Fluke Connect Benefits:

  • Maximize uptime
  • Minimize maintenance costs
  • Better assessments with accurate records
  • Higher efficiency with less walking around; no notebook and excel needed
  • Share troubleshooting knowledge live
  • Create and share helpful content in the field
  • Access to Fluke digital product manuals means no need to carry manuals in the field
  • Keep organized manually entered measurements

The Fluke 279 FC True-RMS Thermal Multimeter Overview

In this introductory video, the viewer will receive an overview of the main features of this True RMS thermal multimeter. Additionally, this instrument is Fluke Connect compatible.

Getting to know the Fluke 279FC/iFlex True-rms Thermal Multimeter with iFlex

This video will serve as an overview of the Fluke 279FC/iFlex True-rms Thermal Multimeter.

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