​FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. 

FLIR bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through their thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems. 

Today FLIR advanced systems and components are used for a wide variety of thermal imaging, situational awareness, and security applications, including airborne and ground-based surveillance, condition monitoring, navigation, recreation, research and development, manufacturing process control, search and rescue, drug interdiction, transportation safety and efficiency, border and maritime patrol, environmental monitoring, and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives threat detection.

About FLIR


The FLIR CM85 industrial-grade power clamp meter is engineered with advanced power analysis and variable frequency drive (VFD)  filtering functions required by electrical troubleshooters.


The CM85 meter offers additional features including Bluetooth technology to connect compatible mobile devices for remote viewing and sharing, and METERLiNK technology, to wirelessly embed electrical readings into radiometric infrared images on compatible FLIR thermal cameras.


Superior accuracy.
Advanced power analysis and variable frequency drive filtering functions

  • VFD Mode provides superior accuracy for working on VFD-controlled equipment
  • Advanced power efficiency and harmonics measurements for system level performance analysis
  • True RMS voltage and current plus non-contact voltage detector

 Reliable performance.
Dependable functionality vital to professionals

  • 2 meter drop tested with lifetime warranty
  • Inrush mode captures fast AC Current spikes during appliance start-up
  • Phase Rotation testing ensures the motor and power source are aligned

Key for troubleshooting.
Designed for convenience and ease of use

  • Powerful LED lamps assist with clamping and are bright enough to serve as a primary work light
  • Remote viewing on smartphones and tablets via Bluetooth plus METERLiNK to wirelessly embed readings into thermal images on compatible FLIR cameras
  • Large, easy-to-read digits, backlit display and analog bargraph


Additional Info


Jaw Opening: 45 mm (1.77")
Warranty: Limited Lifetime

Connections & Communications
Bluetooth range max: 10 m (32ft)

Measurement & Analysis
AC VFD Voltage: Range 1000 V / Basic Accuracy +/- 1%
AC/DC Current: Range 1000 A / Basic Accuracy +/- 2%
AC/DC Voltage: Range 1000 V / Basic Accuracy +/- 1% / 0.7%
Active Power: Range 10 kW to 60 kW, (10 V, 5 A min) / Basic Accuracy +/- 3%
Capacitance: Range 3.999 mF Max / Basic Accuracy +/- 1.9%
Category Rating: CAT IV-600V, CAT III-1000V
Continuity Threshold: Range 30 Ω / Basic Accuracy +/- 1%
Diode Test: Range 0.4 to 0.8 V / Basic Accuracy +/- 0.1V
Frequency: Range 20.00 Hz to 9.999 kHz / Basic Accuracy +/- 0.5%
Harmonics: Range 1st-25th Order / Basic Accuracy +/- 5%
Inrush Current: Range 1000 ACA Max (Integration Time 100 ms) / Basic Accuracy +/- 3%
Resistance: Range 99.99 kΩ Max / Basic Accuracy +/- 1%
Total Harmonic Distortion: Range 0.0 to 99.9% / Basic Accuracy +/- 3%

Battery type: 6 x AAA

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