Fluke 87 MultimeterUpdate:May 2004 - The Fluke 87-III has been upgraded to the Fluke 87-V (shown above). The majorityof the information in this section is applicable and true for this new meter. The differences (related toautomotive measurements) between the newer version of the meter and the older version are: The ranges have been changed from (4, 40, 400, and 4000) to (6, 60, 600, and 1000). This willallow easier measurements of the new 42 volt systems without changing ranges at 40 volts.The meter will display a warning if the meter leads are placed in the wrong input terminals.Built-in thermometerBigger screenThe Original Fluke 87 True RMS Multimeter and its subsequentversions are an excellent choice for automotive use. There are a fewother comparable meters on the market today, but it is the author'sopinion that this is the finest meter available for automotive use.Two main features make the Fluke 87 stand out over otherMultimeters are: Firstit has a 1ms (1000 samples per second) Min Max mode, the
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