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1000A AC/DC True RMS Power Clamp, VFD Mode, METERLiNK Technology, NIST Certificate of Traceability

Brand: FLIR
Model No: CM85-NIST
Our Model No: CM85NIST
Condition: NEW
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Product Features:

  • VFD Mode provides superior accuracy for working on VFD-controlled equipment
  • Advanced power efficiency and harmonics measurements for system level performance analysis
  • True RMS voltage and current plus non-contact voltage detector
  • 2 meter drop tested with lifetime warranty
  • Inrush mode captures fast AC Current spikes during appliance start-up
  • Phase Rotation testing ensures the motor and power source are aligned
  • Powerful LED lamps assist with clamping and are bright enough to serve as a primary work light
  • Remote viewing on smartphones and tablets via Bluetooth plus METERLiNK to wirelessly embed readings into thermal images on compatible FLIR cameras
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The FLIR CM85-NIST 1000A AC/DC True RMS Power Clamp with VFD Mode and METERLiNK Technology and METERLiNK Technology is engineered with advanced power analysis and variable frequency drive (VFD) filtering functions required by electrical troubleshooters. The CM85-NIST offers additional features including Bluetooth technology to connect compatible mobile devices for remote viewing and sharing, and METERLiNK technology, to wirelessly embed electrical readings into radiometric infrared images on compatible FLIR thermal cameras.

NIST Certificate of Traceability

FLIR's exclusive 12-Point Inspection and Calibration Program uses temperature references that are calibrated annually and traceable to the SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

12-Point Inspection and Calibration Program:

  • Perform a complete operational check
  • Image calibration and camera alignment, when applicable
  • Verify all internal cable and PCB connections
  • Upgrade internal camera software to latest revisions
  • Perform minor repairs
  • Verify and/or calibrate IR image as needed each temperature range for image uniformity
  • Verify ambient temperature compensation as needed
  • Re-calibration to ensure it meets factory specification
  • Perform quality approved acceptance test procedure
  • Provide certificate of conformance
  • Provide calibration certificate (optional, extended calibration certificate with measured values)
  • Clean optics; viewfinder cleaned when applicable
  • *Does not include parts or labor required to meet calibration standards, nor additional lens/filter calibrations.
Technical Summary Max Range Basic Accuracy
AC/DC Current 1000A +/- 2%
AC/DC Voltage 1000V +/- 1%/.7%
AC VFD Voltage 1000V +/- 1%
Harmonics 1st - 25th Order +/- 5%
Total Harmonic Distortion 0 - 99.9% +/- 3%
Inrush Current 1000ACA (integration time 100ms) +/- 3%
Active Power 10 - 1000kW (10V, 5A min) +/- 3%
Diode Test .4 - .8V +/- .1V
Capacitance 3.999mF +/- 1.9%
Resistance 99.99kΩ +/- 1%
Continuity Threshold 30Ω +/- 1%
Frequency 20 Hz - 9.999 kHz +/- .5%
Bluetooth Range Max 32 ft. (10m)
Jaw Opening 1.77in (45mm, 1500MCM)
Category Rating CAT IV-600V, CAT III-1000V
Battery Type AAA (x6)
  • 1 - 1000A AC/DC True RMS Power Clamp, VFD Mode, METERLiNK Technology
  • 1 - NIST Certificate of Traceability
  • 6 - AAA Batteries
  • 1 - CAT IV Silicon Test Leads
  • 1 - Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • 1 - User Manual (CD)
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