Fluke—170 Series Digital Multimeter

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Product description

Fluke 175, 177 and 179 Digital Multimeters with serial numbers of 79000000 and below, manufactured between January 1 2001 and July 12 2001.
(Meters with serial numbers of 79000001 or higher or those units with an "R" after the serial number are not affected.

Reasons the product is recalled

When measuring ac voltage above 500, the display on affected meters can be slow in showing a final, accurate measurement. The final reading may not be displayed for 6 to 18 seconds. During this delay, the meter may not indicate that high voltage is present.

The hazards to consumers

Electric shock.

What consumers should do

Stop using the meter and contact VMS Laboratory on Phone (02) 9771 9300 or Facsimile (02) 9771 9600 (Attention Fluke 170 recall administrator) to arrange for repairs free of charge.


Fluke Australia Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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