Extech EX570 Industrial DMM with Infrared Wins Electrical Products & Solutions Top Products 2009 Award
(Waltham, MA, USA) December 17, 2009 -- Extech Instruments, (www.extech.com),
makers of the best handheld test and measurement tools, announced that its rugged
and versatile Extech EX570 industrial-duty digital multimeter with built-in
infrared has been awarded a 2009 Top Products Award. The award is given to innovative
products by Electrical Products & Solutions magazine and will be
featured in the December 2009 issue.
Arpineh Mullaney, Extech vice president of sales and marketing commented, "The
leadership stake Extech has claimed in the handheld test and measurement market
is visibly apparent in the combination of durability, accuracy, and innovation
found in the EX570. The industry's enthusiastic reception of the EX570 demonstrates
the burgeoning demand for the high-feature, high-value testers and meters offered
Electrical Products & Solutions 2009
Top Products Award
The annual award honors products selected by Electrical Products and Solutions
considered to be the top products in the electrical industry. "The products
and services chosen are each unique, beneficial and reliable in their own right,"
says Danny Salchert, publisher of Electrical Products & Solutions.
Extech EX570 Heavy Duty Industial DMM with Infrared
About the Winning Product
The rugged Extech EX570 is ideal for industrial/plant maintenance and electrical
contractors. The affordable EX570 offers advanced multimeter functions, high
accuracy (0.06%), True RMS precision plus an integrated infrared thermometer
patented by Extech. The EX570 protects users with Category IV-600V and Category
III-1000V safety ratings.
The EX570's built-in infrared thermometer is a
patented Extech exclusive
The large, illuminated LCD displays a 5-digit readout (to 40,000 counts) and
a useful 40-segment bar graph for analog comparisons. The EX570 measures voltage,
millivolt, current, resistance, capacitance, and frequency plus diode and continuity
tests. Added functions include Min./Max., Average, Hold, Relative, Peak Hold
and "quick-note" memory for 3 readings.
Thermocouple temperature readings are complemented by an infrared thermometer
for safe, non-contact temperature measurement (30:1 distance to spot ratio).
Built-in IR simplifies the identification of overheating motors, electrical
panels, and other components from a distance and without a separate thermometer.
The Extech EX570 is covered by a 3-year warranty and includes double-molded
test leads, temperature probe, magnetic hanging strap, 9V battery and case.
Additionally, NIST calibration is available. The suggested retail price for
the EX570 is $249.99 (USD). For more information, contact Extech Instruments
at 781-890-7440 or or visit www.extech.com/instruments.
About Extech Instruments, a FLIR Company
Extech Instruments is recognized as the source for the best handheld test and
measurement tools worldwide. Founded in 1971, Extech is known for its depth
and breadth of innovative testers and meters suited for electrical, HVAC, building/restoration,
as well as a host of environmental testers for measurement of sound, light,
humidity and other factors. All Extech meters are distributed worldwide through
leading representatives, distributors and OEMs. The company is headquartered
in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA and is ISO 9001 2000 certified. Extech is a wholly
owned subsidiary of FLIR Systems, Inc.
Global PR Manager
Extech Instruments, a FLIR Company