Fluke 179 multimeter: Measuring Capacitance, Temperature and Continuity testing

Fluke 179 True RMS Digital multimeter is used for measuring different electrical parameters.In this article we are going to explain you measurements of Capacitance,Temperature and testing continuity.
Fluke 179 digital Multimeter
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How to measure Capacitance with Fluke 179 True RMS Digital multimeter?

Steps for measuring Capacitance:

The steps for the capacitance measurement are as follows:

  1. Point the dial to
  2. Inside the com jack insert black lead.
  3. Inside the VΩ jack insert Red lead.
  4. Connect firstly black lead to the circuit and after that Red lead.
  5. Set the basic accuracy up to 0.9% + 1 digit.
  6. Pressthis button for capacitance measurement.
  7. Note the measurement display on the screen. When reading is noted down removes firstly red lead from the circuit and after removing black lead.
Fluke 179 digital multimeter measuring setup of capacitance

How to measure Temperature with Fluke 179 True RMS Digital multimeter?

Steps for measuring Temperature:

The steps for the Temperature measurement are as follows:

  1. Point the dial to
  2. Inside the com jack insert black lead.
  3. Inside the VΩ jack insert Red lead.
  4. Connect firstly black lead to the circuit and after that Red lead.
  5. Use this mode for increased resolution on small voltages.
  6. Set the maximum resolution of 0.1 mV.
  7. Pressthis button for measurement of temperature in Fahrenheit & Celsius.
  8. Note the measurement display on the screen. When reading is noted down removes firstly red lead from the circuit and after removing black lead.
Fluke 179 digital multimeter measuring setup of Temperature

How to test Continuity with Fluke 179 True RMS Digital multimeter?

Steps for continuity testing:

The steps for the continuity test are as follows:

  1. Point the dial to
  2. Inside the com jack insert black lead.
  3. Inside the VΩ jack insert Red lead.
  4. Connect firstly the black lead to the circuit and after that the Red lead.
  5. When meter measures the resistance less than 25 Ω, the meter will sound the beeper.
  6. Uses an audible signal to indicate the shorts.
  7. The meter detects the intermittent open and short lasting as little as 250 µs.
  8. Pressthis button for diode test.
You can take more help from the link below:

To know about the functions in the demo, click on the buttons of the image. For each button pressed on the image, you will get content on the right side of the image.

Fluke 179 digital multimeter demo

Hope this tutorial helps you. If you have any doubt or question, feel free to ask.

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