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Extech HD Videoscope Plumbing Kit Goes Farther with 30m Cable

Extech HD Videoscope Plumbing Kit Goes Farther with 30m Cable

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Now, extraordinary inspection capabilities, not previously available except from premium videoscopes, are within reach for small and large plumbing and pipe-fitting businesses. Extech's new HDV650-30G high definition wireless videoscope inspection camera kit, designed for plumbing professionals, comes equipped with a 30m fiberglass cable to quickly inspect and troubleshoot plumbing problems on long pipe runs with sharp, clear images and video.

Extech Combo EMF Meter Aids Occupational Safety & Health Inspections

Extech Combo EMF Meter Aids Occupational Safety & Health Inspections

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One meter measures magnetic field, electric field and radio frequency strength. Extech's versatile EMF450 Multi-Field Graphical EMF (Electromagnetic Field) Meter is easy to stow and easy to use for safety audits and inspections related to electromagnetic fields.

Extech Accelerates Automotive Inspections with New Combo Paint Meter

Extech Accelerates Automotive Inspections with New Combo Paint Meter

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Extech's new CG104 measures coating thickness on steel and aluminum body panels. With measurement capabilities like automatic switching between steel and aluminum measurement modes and a backlit rotating display, the new CG104 is designed to speed up paint inspections at high-volume automotive auctions, to increase certainty in high-value appraisals, and to implement quality assurance best practices at auto body shops.

3-Channel Millivolt and Milliamp Dataloggers Optimized for HVACR & IAQ Process Control Diagnostics

3-Channel Millivolt and Milliamp Dataloggers Optimized for HVACR & IAQ Process Control Diagnostics

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Makers of the best portable test and measurement tools recently announced the new SD900 and SD910 3-channel DC current and DC voltage dataloggers. The new data recording instruments are optimized for extended monitoring of milliamp (SD900) and millivolt (SD910) signals throughout a commercial, industrial or residential facility.

Extech’s Rugged & Waterproof pH Meter Tackles Water Quality Testing

Extech’s Rugged & Waterproof pH Meter Tackles Water Quality Testing

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Makers of the best handheld test and measurement tools, recently announced the launch of the new PH90 Waterproof Digital pH Meter. The new stick-style meter is designed to ensure fast, easy spot testing for pH for a range of water quality testing jobs from commercial and industrial wastewater treatment, to aquafarming, to municipal drinking water authorities.

Extech Coating Thickness Gauge Aids Tank & Pressure Vessel Condition Monitoring

Extech Coating Thickness Gauge Aids Tank & Pressure Vessel Condition Monitoring

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Makers of the best handheld test and measurement tools, recently announced the launch of the new CG206 Coating Thickness Tester. With capabilities like automatic substrate recognition and a continuous monitoring mode, the new coating thickness tester is designed to accelerate condition monitoring inspections of industrial storage equipment, tanks and vessels in manufacturing, petrochemical, shipyard and power transmission sites.

Top 10 New Extech Products for 2017

Top 10 New Extech Products for 2017

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From flexible clamp meters to differential pressure manometers we've selected ten of our newest, most exciting products for 2017!

'Shocking' Ramifications of Low Humidity Conditions

'Shocking' Ramifications of Low Humidity Conditions

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While static electricity affects us all and is typically benign, it’s problematic, or even harmful in some circumstances, circumstances which Extech humidity meters can help guard against by monitoring the conditions that are conducive to static electricity.

Detecting 'Ghost Voltages' with Extech

Detecting 'Ghost Voltages' with Extech

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Working in the electrical field, you’ve probably fell subject to the inconvenience of ghost voltages more than once. When experiencing peculiar voltage readings in the past, you’ve probably had to dust off that old analog meter or solenoid tester. It’s irritating and time-consuming to stop one task, pull out a new meter and take the time to diagnose an unrelated issue in the middle of your work day. Luckily, Extech offers a solution with LoZ dual impedance multimeters to address the problem. Two of our favorites are the EX355 and the EX655.

Product Spotlight: Extech PH90 Waterproof pH Meter

Product Spotlight: Extech PH90 Waterproof pH Meter

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Since their development in the 70’s, digital pH meters have become indispensable measurement tools for chemists, food manufacturing, and water quality testing. As pH meters have become more portable, accessible and cost efficient, homeowners and DIY enthusiasts have sought reliable pH meters as well. The Extech PH90 is the latest in Extech's digital water quality meters.

Extech Multifunction Flexible Clamp Meter Accesses Cables in the Most Crowded Spots

Extech Multifunction Flexible Clamp Meter Accesses Cables in the Most Crowded Spots

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For challenging commercial electrical work, Extech’s MA3110 flexible clamp meter makes it easier to access difficult-to-reach areas and around large or rigid conductors such as bus bars. Thanks to a slender 8mm cable diameter, the flexible clamp meter reduces frustrations by allowing electrical workers to access wires in compact conduit outlet bodies, or cabinets crammed with wires, with minimal disruption to the installation. 

What Does Winning 'Sound' Like? Extech Proposes Using dB Levels to Investigate Home Field Advantage

What Does Winning 'Sound' Like? Extech Proposes Using dB Levels to Investigate Home Field Advantage

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With this Sunday’s Super Bowl 51 just around the corner, we thought it would be a perfect opportunity to propose a method of investigation toward influencing factors typically attributed to home field advantage, specifically sound levels. Specializing in test and measurement tools, analyzing the tangible unit of measurement for sound, or decibel level (dB), something Extech does best.

Health and Safety with Extech

Health and Safety with Extech

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A healthy and safe environment is crucial for our wellbeing and our peace of mind. That’s why Extech is fully committed to producing such a diverse line of reliable test and measurement equipment.

How Your IR Thermometer Works

How Your IR Thermometer Works

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We know that their ease of use, quick response, and ability to measure hard to reach places make them versatile and powerful measurement tools, but how do they actually work?

Five Essential Test and Measurement Tools for HVAC Technicians

Five Essential Test and Measurement Tools for HVAC Technicians

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HVAC can be demanding work requiring fast, reliable, and durable tools. Whether you’re an apprentice, new to the job, or a seasoned HVAC technician, Extech can meet all of your Test and Measurement equipment needs. Here are just five of

8 Electrical Safety Tips for DIYers

8 Electrical Safety Tips for DIYers

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If you’re anything like me, you don't shy away from taking on DIY projects year round Many of our household projects end up dealing with electrical testing and measurements. But wait Don’t

How an electrical clamp meter can save you money on your electric bill

How an electrical clamp meter can save you money on your electric bill

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Summer is coming. As a homeowner, you know what summer means: increasing electric bills. While this may be a seasonal truism, it does not mean you have to roll over and surrender. In the summer months the sun’s rays travel for less than eight and a half minutes and over 94 million miles to grace your black, heat-absorbing rooftop.

Is this thing working? Why NIST calibration standards are important.

Is this thing working? Why NIST calibration standards are important.

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Have you ever weighed yourself on two separate scales with differing results? Some of you may shrug it off, forgive the least flattering result and go about your day. This however, is not a luxury and certainly not a standard for you who depend on the reliability of your test and measurement equipment.

When is it time to replace your Electrical test meter?

When is it time to replace your Electrical test meter?

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When it comes to your old reliable clamp or multimeter, tools with significantly more functionality than a hammer, you may have much more to gain than my father and his now splinter-free hands. There may be safety, application, and functionality implications, just to name a few.