Fluke Introduces FEV150 Streamlining EV Charging Maintenance

29 May 2024

Fluke, a leading provider of safe, rugged, and reliable industrial tools and integrated software, today announced the FEV150, the latest addition to their expanding line of eMobility and Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Test Solutions. Engineered to streamline the maintenance workflow of EV charging stations, the FEV150 empowers technicians to conduct comprehensive functional and safety tests swiftly and efficiently, ensuring uninterrupted service for electric vehicle users.

The FEV150 features:

  • All-in-one testing - Tests AC EV charging stations with Type 1 or Tesla-type connectors, combining safety, performance, and maintenance testing in a single handheld unit. Includes advanced features like auto control pilot (CP) waveform analysis.
  • User-friendly interface - Features built-in test plans for streamlined maintenance and troubleshooting. Visual indicators speed testing and simplify analysis, while Bluetooth integration with TruTest™ EV Charging software enables quick reporting.
  • Safety without compromise - Protective Earth (PE) pre-test ensures voltage safety, along with GFCI tests for 6 mA and 20 mA circuits. Engineered to Fluke safety standards, it fully meets SAE J1772 compliance.

"We recognize the critical importance of not just deploying EV charging stations, but also maintaining them to ensure the seamless operation of electric fleets," said Sal Parlatore, Vice President of Product at Fluke. "With the introduction of the FEV150, we're proud to offer a solution that not only simplifies maintenance tasks and lightens the tool belt of technicians with all in one functionality, but also prioritizes safety and reliability, ensuring the growth of EV can continue with efficient charging infrastructure."

The Fluke FEV150 EV Charging Station Analyzer exemplifies Fluke's commitment to innovation, quality, and safety in the field of electronic testing. Fluke’s introduction of an EV simulator that streamlines testing and troubleshooting for Level 1 and Level 2 EVSE AC charging stations allows technicians to safely run functionality tests on EVSE equipment without having to connect to an EV. Whether in commercial or public settings, the FEV150 promises to be an indispensable tool for technicians tasked with maintaining EV charging infrastructure.