Fluke debuted its new Solar Multifunction Tester 1000 (SMFT-1000) to simplify PV installation, commissioning, and maintenance with a single tool. Its measurement capabilities include protective earth resistance (Rpe), voltage on open circuit (Voc), short-circuit current (Isc), polarity test, insulating resistance, and 1kV I-V curve tracing capabilities.
Fluke TruTest Solar Software compiles data measured by the SMFT-1000 into IEC formatted reports, enabling technicians to create project, site, and client categories to quickly access data and complete tasks on time with minimal training. The increased 1kV I-V Curve tracing capability allows users to service larger PV systems, centralizing results across tools.
“Through the handheld capabilities of the SMFT-1000, PV operations will be able to optimize panel performance with one, comprehensive tool,” said Allison Wyatt, Fluke global product marketing manager. “Equipped with seamless hardware to software integration, this latest addition to our solar product portfolio will ensure that technicians can manage their systems efficiently, accurately, and safely.”
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