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New Fluke multimeters and heaps more!

Keep those cords tidy!

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Over the years many methods have been tried to contain messy cords. Most have failed.

Now a new Australian product – Clipaway – claims to provide an easy and convenient solution to the problem. Clipaway clips come in a variety of sizes to suit all types of cord (even rope) up to 12mm dia-meter.

They're available from Woolworths/Big W, BBC/Hardwarehouse and other leading retailers.

New Fluke multimeters: rugged & affordable

Philips has released two new rugged, reliable and affordable digital multimeters from Fluke, designed for the Asia-Pacific electronics market.

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Apart from the usual voltage-current-resistance-diode ranges, the Fluke Model 17 and 19 DMMs offer several of the most-wanted features for the electronics technician such as Min/Max/Average Record that captures the lowest and highest readings for recording power supply drift, line voltage changes or circuit performance while parameters are being changed. The DMMs have a wide AC voltage input bandwidth of 100kHz for accurate measurement of audio, video, monitors, and switching power supplies.

They also feature autoranging, a frequency counter (0.5Hz-200kHz) and duty cycle measurement. Both meters are supplied with Fluke TL-19 test leads, a 9V battery and a User’s Manual.

The new DMMs are designed and manufactured to the latest safety standards of IEC 61010-1, 1000V Overvolt-age Category I, 600V Overvoltage Category II. The Fluke 17 and 19 have been submitted for independent testing and certification to CSA and UL standards.

For more information, contact Philips Test & Measurement, 34 Waterloo Rd, North Ryde, NSW, 2113. Phone (02) 9805 4486; fax (02) 9805 4170;

You can also visit Fluke’s website at

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