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2042 Cable Locator

The FLUKE 2042 Cable Locator ideal for tracing cables in walls & underground, locating fuses/breakers on final circuits & locating interruptions & short-circuits in cables & electrical floor heating systems.

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FLUKE 2042 Multipurpose Solution To Cable Location

The FLUKE 2042 is a professional general purpose cable locator.  It is ideal for tracing cables in walls and underground, locating fuses/breakers on final circuits and locating interruptions and short-circuits in cables and electrical floor heating systems. It can also be used for tracing metallic water and heating pipes. The unit is supplied as a complete kit comprising of a transmitter and receiver in a purpose-made carry case. The receiver also incorporates a torch function for working in dimly lit locations.


FLUKE 2042 Key Features:

  • For all applications (live or dead cables) without additional instruments
  • Proven digitally coded sender signal guarantees clear signal identification
  • Transmitter with LC-display for transmitting level, transmitting code and external voltage
  • Receiver with a backlight LC-display for level of receiving signal, code of receiving signal and live voltage indication
  • Automatic or manual adjustment of receiving signal sensitivity
  • Acoustical receiving signal switchable
  • Auto-Power-Off
  • Additional torch lamp function for working in dark environments
  • Additional transmitters are available for extension of to distinguish between several signals
  • Safety Conformance All inputs of the Fluke 2042 is protected to EN61010-1 CAT III 300V rating


What comes with the FLUKE 2042?

  • Transmitter
  • Receiver
  • 4 x Test Leads
  • 9V Battery
  • 6 x 1.5V Batteries
  • 2 x Crocodile Clamps
  • 2 x Test Probes
  • Carrying Case
  • User Manual


Technical Specification for: Fluke 2042 Cable Locator

Voltage Measurement Range (Transmitter)12V, 50V, 120V, 230V, 400V
Frequency Range (Transmitter)0 to 60Hz
Output Signal (Transmitter)125kHz
Voltage (Transmitter)Up to 400V AC/DC
Tracing Depth Cable Location (Receiver)0 to 2.5m Wall/Underground Cables
Mains Voltage Detection (Receiver)0 to 0.4m
Environmental Specifications
Operating TemperatureTransmitter: 0 to 40°C
Receiver: 0 to 40°C
Storage TemperatureTransmitter: -20 to 60°C
Receiver: -20 to 60°C
Humidity (Without Condensation)Transmitter: Max 80% relative
Receiver: Max 80% relative
Operating AltitudeTransmitter: Up to 2000m
Receiver: Up to 2000m
Safety Specifications
Electrical SafetyEN 61010-1
Overvoltage CategoryCAT III 300V
Mechanical and General Specifications
SizeTransmitter: 190 x 85 x 50mm
Receiver: 250 x 65 x 45mm
WeightTransmitter: 0.45kg
Receiver: 0.36kg
BatteriesTransmitter: 6 x 1.5V batteries
Receiver: 1 x 9V battery
Warranty2 years
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Accessory Code Description Price (Ex VAT)
FLUKE-2042T Spare/Additional Cable Locator Transmitter £442.00 ADD
FTL-660 Fused Test Lead Set £67.00 ADD