Fluke - 1587 FC Insulation Multimeter

Product Overview:

  • Safety first. Connect the insulation tester then keep yourself out of harm's way by monitoring your test measurements remotely.
  • Prove your job is done right by quickly seeing and sharing insulation resistance test results wirelessly with your smartphone.
  • Quickly find problems by saving and comparing measurements over time on a wireless device.

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Keep yourself safe. Find hidden problems faster. Put the paperwork down.

Fluke Connect + Fluke's 1587 FC Insulation Multimeter helps you identify tough problems, fix, and wirelessly communicate your work quickly and easily - all at a safe distance.

Add diagnostics with Fluke Connect

The Fluke 1587 FC is Fluke Connect-enabled so you can download the free Fluke Connect® Measurements app to your smartphone and gain additional functions, including:

  • Safety first. Keep yourself out of harm’s way by monitoring your test measurements remotely.
  • Prove your job is done right by quickly seeing and sharing measurement results wirelessly with your smartphone.
  • Quickly find problems by saving and comparing measurements over time on a wireless device.
  • PI/DAR timed ratio tests with TrendIt™ graphs to identify moisture and contaminated insulation problems faster
  • Memory storage through Fluke Connect that saves measurements to your phone or the cloud and eliminates the need to write down results. Reduces errors and saves data for historical tracking over time
  • Temperature compensation to establish accurate baselines and relevant historical comparisons
  • Historical tracking and trending of assets to identify insulation degradation over time and allow real-time decisions to be made in the field with Fluke Connect® Assets (sold separately)
  • Provides memory storage through Fluke Connect Measurements to eliminate the need to write down results
  • Includes live circuit detection to prevent insulation test if voltage >30 V is detected
  • Provides automated temperature compensation to establish accurate baselines
  • Supports historical tracking and asset trending of assets to identify degradation over time with Fluke Connect® Assets (sold separately)
  • Incorporates VFD low-pass filter for accurate variable frequency motor drive measurements
  • Includes auto-discharge of capacitive voltage for added user protection
  • Measures ac/dc voltage, dc millivolts, ac/dc milliamps, resistance, and continuity
  • Includes capacitance, diode test, temperature, min/max, frequency measurements and insulation test smoothing reading
  • Automatically powers off to save battery power
  • Comes with remote probe, test leads, alligator clips, K-type thermocouple, hard case, and three-year warranty.

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FLK-1587-FC
Fluke 1587 FC Insulation Multimeter
Includes:
  • Remote probe
  • Test leads
  • Alligator clips
  • K-type thermocouple
  • Hard case
  • User documentation
Electrical Specifications
AC voltage measurement
Range
600.0 mV Resolution 0.1 mV
Accuracy 50 Hz to 60 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(1% + 3)
Accuracy 60 Hz to 5000 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(2% + 3)
6.000 V Resolution 0.001 V
Accuracy 50 Hz to 60 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(1% + 3)
Accuracy 60 Hz to 5000 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(2% + 3)
60.00 V Resolution 0.01 V
Accuracy 50 Hz to 60 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(1% + 3)
Accuracy 60 Hz to 5000 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(2% + 3)
600.0 V Resolution 0.1 V
Accuracy 50 Hz to 60 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(1% + 3)
Accuracy 60 Hz to 5000 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(2% + 3)¹
1000 V Resolution 1 V
Accuracy 50 Hz to 60 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(2% + 3)
Accuracy 60 Hz to 5000 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(2% + 3)¹
¹ 1 kHz bandwidth
Low-Pass Filter Voltage 
Range
600.0 mV Resolution 0.1 mV
Accuracy 50 Hz to 60 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(1% + 3)
Accuracy 60 Hz to 400 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) +(2% + 3), -(6% - 3)
6.000 V Resolution 0.001 V
Accuracy 50 Hz to 60 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(1% + 3)
Accuracy 60 Hz to 400 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) +(2% + 3), -(6% - 3)
60.00 V Resolution 0.01 V
Accuracy 50 Hz to 60 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(1% + 3)
Accuracy 60 Hz to 400 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) +(2% + 3), -(6% - 3)
600.0 V Resolution 0.1 V
Accuracy 50 Hz to 60 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(1% + 3)
Accuracy 60 Hz to 400 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) +(2% + 3), -(6% - 3)
1000 V Resolution 1 V
Accuracy 50 Hz to 60 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(2% + 3)
Accuracy 60 Hz to 400 Hz ±(% of Rdg + Counts) +(2% + 3), -(6% - 3)
DC Voltage Measurement
Range Resolution Accuracy ±(% of Rdg + Counts)
6.000 V dc 0.001 V ±(0.09% + 2)
60.00 V dc 0.01 V ±(0.09% + 2)
600.0 V dc 0.1 V ±(0.09% + 2)
1000 V dc 1 V ±(0.09% + 2)
Input impedance  10 MΩ (nominal), <100 pF
Normal mode rejection ratio  >60 dB @ 50 Hz or 60 Hz
Common mode rejection ratio  >120 dB @ dc, 50 Hz or 60 Hz (1 k unbalance)
Accuracies apply to ± 100% of range
DC Millivolts Measurement
Range Resolution Accuracy ±(% of Rdg + Counts)
600.0 mVdc 0.1 mV ±(0.1% + 1)
DC and AC Current Measurement
AC 45 Hz to 1000 Hz
Range 400 mA
Resolution 0.1 mA
Accuracy ±(% of Rdg+Counts) ±(1.5% + 2)¹
Burden voltage (Typical) 2 mV/mA
Range 60 mA 
Resolution 0.01 mA 
Accuracy ±(% of Rdg+Counts) ±(1.5% + 2)¹
Burden voltage (Typical) 2 mV/mA
DC
Range 400 mA
Resolution 0.1 mA
Accuracy ±(% of Rdg+Counts) ±(0.2% + 2)
Burden voltage (Typical) 2 mV/mA
Range 60 mA
Resolution 0.01 mA
Accuracy ±(% of Rdg+Counts) ±(0.2% + 2)
Burden voltage (Typical) 2 mV/mA
Overload 600 mA for 2 minutes maximum
Fuse protection for mA input 0.44 mA, 1000 V, IR 10 kA
AC conversion Inputs are ac-coupled and calibrated to the rms value of sine wave input
Conversions are true-rms responding and specified from 5% to 100% of range. Input signal crest factor can be up to 3 up to 300 mA, decreasing linearly to crest factor ≤1.5 at 600 mA. For non-sinusoidal waveforms add +(2% reading + 2% FS) typical, for a crest factor up to 3.
¹ 1 kHz bandwidth
Ohms Measurement
Range Resolution Accuracy +(% of Rdg+Counts)¹
600.0 Ω 0.1 Ω ±(0.9% + 2)
6.000 kΩ 0.001 kΩ ±(0.9% + 2)
60.00 kΩ 0.01 kΩ ±(0.9% + 2)
600.0 kΩ 0.1 KΩ ±(0.9% + 2)
6.000 MΩ 0.001 MΩ ±(0.9% + 2)
50.0 MΩ ² 0.01 MΩ ±(1.5% + 3)
Overload protection  1000 V rms or dc
Open circuit test voltage  <8.0 V dc
Short circuit current  <1.1 mA
¹ Accuracies apply from 0% to 100% of range
² Up to 80% relative humidity
Diode Test
Diode test indication Display voltage drop: 0.6 V at1.0 mA nominal test current:
Accuracy ±(2% + 3)
Continuity Test
Continuity indication Continuous audible tone for testresistance below 25 Ω and off above 100 Ω. Maximum Reading; 1000 Ω
Open circuit voltage <8.0 V
Short circuit current 1.0 mA typical
Overload protection 1000 V rms
Response time >1 m sec
Frequency Measurement
Range Resolution Accuracy ±(% of Rdg+Counts)
99.99 Hz  0.01 Hz  ±(0.1% + 1)
999.9 Hz  0.1 Hz  ±(0.1% + 1)
9.999 kHz  0.001 kHz  ±(0.1% + 1)
99.99 kHz  0.01 kHz  ±(0.1% + 1)
Frequency Counter Sensitivity
600.0 mV ac  V ac Sensitivity (RMS Sine Wave)¹  5 Hz to 20 kHz  100.0 mV 
V ac Sensitivity (RMS Sine Wave)¹  20 kHz to 100 kHz 150.0 mV 
DC Trigger Levels¹ to 20 kHz² NA
6.0 V  V ac Sensitivity (RMS Sine Wave)¹  5 Hz to 20 kHz  1.0 V 
V ac Sensitivity (RMS Sine Wave)¹  20 kHz to 100 kHz 1.5 V 
DC Trigger Levels¹ to 20 kHz² -400.0 mV and 2.5 V
60.0 V  V ac Sensitivity (RMS Sine Wave)¹  5 Hz to 20 kHz  10.0 V 
V ac Sensitivity (RMS Sine Wave)¹  20 kHz to 100 kHz 36.0 V 
DC Trigger Levels¹ to 20 kHz² 1.2 V and 4.0 V
600.0 V  V ac Sensitivity (RMS Sine Wave)¹  5 Hz to 20 kHz  100.0 V 
V ac Sensitivity (RMS Sine Wave)¹  20 kHz to 100 kHz -
DC Trigger Levels¹ to 20 kHz² 12.0 V and 40.0 V
1000.0 V  V ac Sensitivity (RMS Sine Wave)¹  5 Hz to 20 kHz  300.0 V 
V ac Sensitivity (RMS Sine Wave)¹  20 kHz to 100 kHz -
DC Trigger Levels¹ to 20 kHz² 12.0 V and 40.0 V
¹ Maximum input for specified accuracy = 10x range (1000 V max). Noise at low frequencies and amplitudes may affect accuracy
² Usable to 100 kHz with full scale input
Capacitance
Range  Resolution  Accuracy ±(% of Rdg+Counts)
1000 nF  1 nF ±(1.2% + 2)
10.00 μF  0.01 μF ±(1.2% + 2)
100.0 μF  0.1 μF ±(1.2% ±90 counts)
9999 μF  1 μF ±(1.2% ±90 counts)
Temperature Measurement
Range  Resolution  Accuracy ±(% of Rdg+Counts)¹
-40 ° C to 537 ° C  0.1 °C  ±(1% + 10 counts)
-40 ° F to 998 ° F  0.1 °F  ±(1% + 18 counts)
¹ Accuracies apply following 90 minutes settling time after a change in the ambient temperature of the instrument
Insulation Specifications
Measurement range 0.01 MΩ to 2 GΩ
Test voltages 50, 100, 250, 500, 1000 V
Test voltage accuracy +20%, -0%
Short-circuit test current 1 mA nominal
Auto discharge Discharge time <0.5 second for C = 1 μF or less
Live circuit detection Inhibit test if terminal voltage > 30 V prior to initialization of test
Maximum capacitive load Operable with up to 1 μF load
Output Voltage
50 V (0% to +20%) Display range 0.01 to 6.00 MΩ
Resolution 0.01 MΩ
Test current 1 mA @ 50 kΩ
Resistance accuracy ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(3% + 5 counts)
Display range 6.0 to 50.0 MΩ
Resolution 0.1 MΩ
Test current 1 mA @ 50 kΩ
Resistance accuracy ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(3% + 5 counts)
100 V (0% to +20%) Display range 0.01 to 6.00 MΩ
Resolution 0.01 MΩ
Test current 1 mA @ 100 kΩ
Resistance accuracy ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(3% + 5 counts)
Display range 6.0 to 60.0 MΩ
Resolution 0.1 MΩ
Test current 1 mA @ 100 kΩ
Resistance accuracy ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(3% + 5 counts)
Display range 60 to 100 MΩ 
Resolution 1 MΩ
Test current 1 mA @ 100 kΩ
Resistance accuracy ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(3% + 5 counts)
250 V (0% to +20%) Display range 0.1 to 60.0 MΩ 
Resolution 0.1 MΩ
Test current 1 mA @ 250 kΩ 
Resistance accuracy ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(1.5% + 5 counts)
Display range 60 to 250 MΩ 
Resolution 1 MΩ
Test current 1 mA @ 250 kΩ 
Resistance accuracy ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(1.5% + 5 counts)
500 V (0% to +20%) Display range 0.1 to 60.0 MΩ
Resolution 0.1 MΩ
Test current 1 mA @ 500 kΩ 
Resistance accuracy ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(1.5% + 5 counts)
Display range 60 to 500 MΩ
Resolution 1 MΩ
Test current 1 mA @ 500 kΩ 
Resistance accuracy ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(1.5% + 5 counts)
1000 V (0% to +20%) Display range 0.1 to 60.0 MΩ 
Resolution 0.1 MΩ
Test current 1 mA @ 1 MΩ
Resistance accuracy ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(1.5% + 5 counts)
Display range 60 to 600 MΩ 
Resolution 1 MΩ
Test current 1 mA @ 1 MΩ
Resistance accuracy ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(1.5% + 5 counts)
Display range 0.6 to 2.0 GΩ 
Resolution 100 MΩ 
Test current 1 mA @ 1 MΩ
Resistance accuracy ±(% of Rdg + Counts) ±(10% + 3 counts)
General Specifications
Maximum voltage applied to any terminal and common 1000 V
Storage temperature -40 °C to 60 °C (-40 °F to 140 °F)
Operating temperature -20 °C to 55 °C (-4 °F to 131 °F)
Temperature coefficient 0.05 x (specified accuracy) per °C for temperatures <18 °C or >28 °C (<64 °F or >82 °F)
Relative humidity Noncondensing
0% to 95% @ 10 °C to 30 °C (50 °F to 86 °F)
0% to 75% @ 30 °C to 40 °C (86 °F to 104 °F)
0% to 40% @ 40 °C to 55 °C (104 °F to 131 °F)
Vibration Random, 2 g, 5-500 Hz per MIL-PRF-28800F, Class 2 instrument
Radio frequency communication 2.4 GHz ISM Band
Radio frequency certification FCC: T68-FBLE, IC: 6627A-FBLE
Electromagnetic Compatibility 
International IEC 61326-1:Portable Electromagnetic Environment; IEC 61326-2-2 CISPR 11: Group 1, Class A
Group 1: Equipment has intentionally generated and/or uses conductively-coupled radio frequency energy that is necessary for the internal function of the equipment itself.
Class A: Equipment is suitable for use in all establishments other than domestic and those directly connected to a low-voltage power supply network that supplies buildings used for domestic purposes.  There may be potential difficulties in ensuring electromagnetic compatibility in other environments due to conducted and radiated disturbances.
Emissions that exceed the levels required by CISPR 11 can occur when the equipment is connected to a test object. The equipment may not meet the immunity requirements of this standard when test leads and/or test probes are connected.
Korea (KCC) Class A Equipment (Industrial Broadcasting & Communication Equipment)
Class A: Equipment meets requirements for industrial electromagnetic wave equipment and the seller or user should take notice of it. This equipment is intended for use in business environments and not to be used in homes.
USA (FCC) 47 CFR 15 subpart B. This product is considered an exempt device per clause 15.103.
Enclosure protection IEC 60529: IP40 (non-operating)
Safety
IEC 61010-1 Pollution Degree 2
IEC 61010-2-033 CAT IV 600 V / CAT III 1000 V
Batteries  Four AA batteries (IEC LR6)
Battery life Meter use 1000 hours; Insulation test use: Meter can perform at least 1000 insulation tests with fresh alkaline batteries at room temperature. These are standard tests of 1000 V into 1 MΩ with a duty cycle of 5 seconds on and 25 seconds off.
Size (H x W x L) 5.0 x 10.0 x 20.3 cm (1.97 x 3.94 x 8.00 in)
Weight 550 g (1.2 lb)
Altitude Operating 2000 m
Storage 12,000 m
Over-range capability 110% of range except for capacitance which is 100%
Frequency overload protection <107 V Hz
Fuse protection for mA input 0.44A, 1000 V, IR 10 kA

More Product Information

  • Large display
  • Backlight for work in dim areas
  • Min / Max to record signal fluctuations
  • Ergonomic overmolded housing with integrated probe holders
  • Free your hands with the optional TPAK magnetic hanger
  • Auto and Manual ranging
  • Meets Measurement Category 1000 V CAT III and Category IV 600 V safety standards
The 77 IV replaces the 77. Move up to superior utility and safety today.

  • VCHEK™ LoZ low impedance measurement function to simultaneously test for voltage or continuity*
  • True RMS for accurate AC measurements on non-linear loads
  • A large backlit display allows for easy visibility in low-lit areas
  • Record signal fluctuations using the Min/Max function
  • Diode test for testing general-purpose germanium, silicon, and power diodes
  • Integral holster with probe holders for easy storage
  • Auto and Manual ranging for added user functionality
  • The optional TPAK magnetic hanger allows the user hands-free flexibility

  • Ideal Digital Multimeter for “go/no-go” testing
  • Features AutoVolt automatic AC/DC voltage selection
  • Includes low input impedance to help prevent false readings due to ghost voltage
  • Presents a large white LED backlight for working in poorly lit areas
  • Measures resistance, continuity, frequency, and capacitance
  • Provides Min/Max/Average with elapsed time to record signal fluctuations

  • Identify complex signal problems fast
  • Supports accurate measurements on VFDs using a low-pass filter
  • Captures intermittents as fast as 250 µS with Peak Capture

  • DMM and a loop calibrator in one rugged, handheld tool
  • Provides a precision 1000 V, 440 mA True-RMS digital multimeter designed to meet 1000 volt IEC 1010 CAT III standards
  • Features a clear LCD with backlight; 4,000 counts (30,000 counts for DC current)
  • Performs frequency measurements to 20 kHz

  • 0.1% DC accuracy
  • Current measurements up to 10 A, 20 A for up to 30 seconds
  • Millisecond pulse width measurements for fuel injectors
  • Optional magnetic hanger allows meter to attach to the vehicle and free your hands for other tasks
  • Min/Max/Average recording with Min/Max Alert to capture variations automatically
  • Peak Min/Max to record transients as fast as 250 μs
  • Relative mode to remove test lead resistance from low ohms measurements
  • Auto and manual ranging for maximum flexibility
  • Autohold™ to capture stable readings with only one touch of the leads
  • Large display digits and two-level bright white backlight for increased visibility
  • Analog bargraph to track changing or unstable signals
  • Input Alert provides audible warning against wrong use of input jacks
  • Access door for fast battery changes without opening up the case
  • "Classic" design that fits your hand with new removable holster, built-in test lead and probe storage
  • 10 meg ohm input impedance won’t damage computer circuits
  • Limited lifetime warranty

  • Measure up to 1000 V AC and DC
  • Measure up to 10 A (20 A for 30 seconds)
  • 10,000 μF capacitance range
  • Frequency to 200 kHz
  • Extended AC voltage bandwidth – 40 Hz to 30 kHz
  • Resistance, continuity and diode test
  • Min/Max and average recording to capture variations automatically

  • Provides the baseline multimeter features you need for troubleshooting and repairing electrical and electronic systems
  • Delivers accurate true-RMS AC current and voltage plus frequency, capacitance, resistance, continuity and diode measurements
  • Increases productivity with manual and automatic ranging, Display Hold, Auto Hold, and Min/Max-average recording

  • IP 67 waterproof & dustproof protection, completely sealed for use in harsh environments
  • Designed to withstand 3 meter drop (with holster)
  • Unique function for accurate voltage and frequency measurements on adjustable speed motor drives and other electrically noisy equipment
  • MSHA approval
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Fluke Corporation

Since its founding in 1948, Fluke has helped define and grow a unique technology market, providing testing and troubleshooting capabilities that have grown to mission critical status in manufacturing and service industries. Every new manufacturing plant, office, hospital, or facility built today represents another potential customer for Fluke products.

From industrial electronic installation, maintenance and service, to precision measurement and quality control, Fluke tools help keep business and industry around the globe up and running. Typical customers and users include technicians, engineers, metrologists, medical-device manufacturers, and computer network professionals — people who stake their reputations on their tools, and use tools to help extend their personal power and abilities.

Fluke has achieved the number one or number two position in every market in which it competes. The Fluke brand has a reputation for portability, ruggedness, safety, ease of use and rigid standards of quality.

Contact Details

Fluke Corporation Headquarters

6920 Seaway Blvd., Everett, WA 98203

Mailing address: PO Box 9090, Everett, Washington 98206-9090

Phone: 1-425-347-6100

Technical Support Email: fluke-info@fluke.com


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