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Fieldpiece HS36
Expandable True RMS Stick Multimeter with Backlight

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  • Bright Blue Backlight
  • DC Volts from 0.1mV to 600V
  • AC Volts from 0.1mV to 600V
    • Test power lines (120, 220, 480)
    • Test 24V going to controls
    • Test for transformer failure
    • True-RMS for variable frequency drives
    • 400 AAC with ACH4 current head (included)
  • Frequency
  • 0.1Ω resolution for "Ohming out" a motor
  • Bright LEDs and Beepers
  • Non Contact Voltage
  • Test Motor Run/Start Capacitors
  • 1000° Temperature Range
  • Rugged ABS case with rubberized bumpers
  • Built-in magnetic hanger allows you to test with one hand or no-hands
  • Built-in lead storage
  • Ergonomic shape fits naturally in your hand
  • Auto power-off (APO) to conserve battery life

Fieldpiece's top of the line True RMS Stick Meter, the Fieldpiece HS36 Expandable True RMS Stick Multimeter with Backlight includes the ranges you use everyday for HVAC/R field service plus includes a bright blue backlight and True RMS. Like the rest of the HS30 series, the Fieldpiece HS36 comes equipped with a magnetic hanger, along with detachable silicone test leads and alligator clip probe tips for remote and easy one-handed testing, as well as the full set of built-in safety features. The Fieldpiece HS36 auto-ranging stick meter also includes a bar graph on the LCD for an analog feel. Technicians who prefer Fieldpiece's expandable stick meters tell us this is the best digital multimeter for HVAC/R field Service.

The Fieldpiece HS36 is unlike any other found in HVACR. It incorporates a number of safety features, both those you can and can’t see, into the meter. In addition, the HS36 accepts modular test instrument accessory heads, so you have more testing capabilities without buying a lot of expensive instruments. And it's packed with the features HVACR technicians need:

  • Non-contact Voltage
  • High Voltage and Continuity Indicators
  • Microamps
  • Capacitance
  • MIN/MAX
  • Temperature
  • Silicone Leads with Detachable Probe Tips
  • Rugged ABS case with rubberized bumpers
  • Built-in magnetic hanger allows you to test with one hand or no-hands
  • Built-in lead storage
  • Ergonomic shape fits naturally in your hand
  • Auto power-off (APO) to conserve battery life
Specifications
AC Volts (50Hz - 500Hz) Function Specifications
Ranges: 400mV, 4V, 40V, 400V, 600V
Conversion: True RMS
Crest factor: Less than or equal to 3
Resolution: 0.1mV
Accuracy: ±(1.2% rdg + 5 dgts) 50Hz ~ 60Hz on 400mV range
±(1.5% rdg + 5 dgts)
±(2% rdg + 5 dgts) on 600V range
Input impedance: 3MΩ
Overload protection: 600VDC or AC rms
Transient protection: 6kV for 10μ sec
DC Volts Function Specifications
Ranges: 400mV, 4000mV, 40V, 400V, 600V
Resolution: 0.1mV
Accuracy: ±(0.5% rdg + 2 dgt)
Input impedance: 3MΩ on V inputs, 10MΩ on mV input
Overload protection: 600VDC or AC rms, 600VDC/AC rms 15 sec on 200mV range
Transient protection: 6kV for 10μ sec
DC Current Function Specifications
Ranges: 400μA, 4000μA
Resolution: 0.1μA
Accuracy: ±(1.0% rdg + 2 dgt)
Voltage burden: 1V, (8V on 4000μA range)
Overload protection: 500V DC or AC rms
Frequency Function Specifications
Ranges: 4k, 40k, 400k, 4M, 40MHz
Resolution: 1Hz
Accuracy: ±(0.1% rdg + 3 dgts)
Sensitivity: 10Hz ~ 4MHz: > 1Vrms
4MHz ~ 40MHz: > 2Vrms, >5Vrms
Minimum pulse width: > 25ns
Duty cycle limits: >30% and < 70%
Overload protection: 500V DC or AC rms
Resistance Specifications
Ranges: 400Ω, 4kΩ, 40kΩ, 400kΩ, 4MΩ, 40MΩ
Resolution: 0.1Ω
Accuracy: ±(1.0% rdg + 4 dgts) on 400Ω to 400kΩ ranges
±(1.5% rdg + 4 dgts) on 4MΩ range
±(3.0% rdg + 5 dgts) on 40MΩ range
Open circuit volts: -0.45VDC typical, (-1.2VDC on 400Ω range)
Overload protection: 500VDC or AC rms
Capacitance Specifications
Ranges: 400μF
Resolution: 0.1μF
Accuracy: ±(3% rdg + 5 dgts)
Overload protection: 500V DC or AC rms
Temperature Specifications
Ranges: -30 to 1000°F (-34 to 538°C)
Resolution: 0.1°F/°C
Accuracy: ±1°F, 32 to 120°F (0 to 49°C)
±1% + 1.5°F, -4 to 750°F (-20 to 399°C)
±2% + 4°F, -30 to -4°F (-34 to -20°C)
±2% + 4°F, 750 to 1000°F (399 to 538°C)
Sensor type: K-type thermocouple
Overload protection: 60 VDC or 30 VAC rms
Field °F calibration
For accuracies of ±°F, calibrate the Fieldpiece HS35 to a known temperature. A glass of stabilized ice water is very close to 32°F (0°C) and is usually very convenient but any known temperature can be used.
  1. Select the 400°F range.
  2. Remove back case and hold the battery in place with a rubber band so terminals are touching
  3. Stabilize a large cup of ice water
  4. Immerse the thermocouple probe and let it stabilize
  5. Adjust VR3 (below battery) to get close to 32°F (0°C) then adjust VR3 (right of battery) to get within 0.1°F (0.1°C) of 32.0°F (0.0°C)
  6. To calibrate in °C, close the jumper that is just below VR3
Physical Specifications
Display: 3 3/4 digit liquid crystal display (LCD) with a maximum reading of 3999.
Analog bar graph: 41 segments with measurements 20 times per second.
Overrange: "OL" mark indication.
Auto power off: 30 minutes
Operating environment: 32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C) at <70% R.H.
Storage temperature: -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C), 0 to 80% R.H. with battery removed.
Accuracy: Specifications good in ambient conditions of 73°F ±9°F (23°C ±5°C), <75% relative humidity.
Temperature coefficient: 1×(specified accuracy) per °F/°C. (32 to 64°F (0 to 18°C), 82 to 122°F(28 to 50°C)).
Power: Single standard 9-volt battery, NEDA 1604, JIS 006P, IEC 6F22
Battery life: 300 hours typical with alkaline
Safety: UL,CE,Cat III600V,UL61010-1,IEC/EN61010-1
Ordering Information
Model Description Buy Online Price
HS36  Fieldpiece HS36 Expandable True RMS Stick Multimeter with Backlight Buy Now Sale $189.90
(Reg. $259.00)
Included Accessories
  • 1 - 400A Amp Clamp Accessory (ACH4)
  • 1 - Deluxe Silicone Test Leads (ADLS2)
  • 1 - Short Alligator Lead Extensions (ASA2)
  • 1 - Deluxe Meter Case (ANC1)
  • 1 - 9-Volt battery (installed)
  • 1 - Operator’s manual
Included
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Accessory Heads
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Cases
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ANC2 Fieldpiece ANC2 Small Single Pocket Case Buy Now $6.30
ANC3 Fieldpiece ANC3 Large Briefcase-Style Instrument Bag Buy Now Sale $52.49
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ANC5 Fieldpiece ANC5 Mail Pouch-Style Meter Case Buy Now $9.40
ANC6 Fieldpiece ANC6 Clear Front Instrument Case with Hanging Magnet Buy Now $10.50
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