| EVERETT, Wash. – October 11, 2010 – Electrical test and measurement tools from Amprobe, one of the industry leading brands for professional electricians, contractors and facility maintenance technicians, are now available for the first time at Lowe's.
Amprobe easy-to-use, handheld electrical test and measurement tools let pros quickly determine the source of problems with electrical systems and products as well as heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) units in commercial and residential environments.
The high quality tools are ideal for installing systems in new construction, maintaining established facilities and residences and troubleshooting numerous types of electrical equipment.
With its line of core tools now distributed nationwide through Lowe's, Amprobe pro tools are easier to find than ever for professional electricians as well as Do-It-Yourselfers and handy homeowners who want to do their own electrical testing and temperature measurement and need safe, accurate products. The professional quality tools enable pros and homeowners to safely check electrical outlets and switches in home improvement projects and can be used to test extension cords and pinpoint problems with electrical appliances and heating and cooling systems.
"Many of our current customers shop at home improvement stores," said Jasmine Khambatta, general manager, Amprobe. "Now they can pick up the high quality tools they rely on easily, close to the job. By offering a core set of products in local retail outlets, we are excited that Do-It-Yourselfers now can work like the pros with electrical and temperature measurement tools that get the job done safely and accurately."
The Lowe's line-up, featuring nearly a dozen essential Amprobe tools, offers the built-in safety and reliability that pros depend on, and extends this benefit to the Do-It-Yourself market. Lowe's will carry a convenient residential testing kit containing three basic tools: a digital multimeter, non contact voltage detector and receptacle tester. Also offered are digital multimeters, a clamp meter, voltage and continuity testers, an infrared thermometer, a battery tester and replacement test leads for multimeters, clamps and voltage testers.
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Amprobe® Test Tools
Amprobe® Test Tools. For more than 60 years, Amprobe test tools have been a leading choice of professionals for testing and measuring electrical properties in various field applications. Amprobe's feature-rich products are well known for high reliability at competitive prices. The company's products include clamp-on meters, power quality analyzers, multimeters (volt/amp/ohmmeters) and circuit tracers. To learn more about Amprobe products, visit www.amprobe.com.