Fluke 2042 Cable locator


Key features

  • For all applications (live or dead cables) without additional instruments
  • Set includes a transmitter and a receiver
  • 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.

Product overview: Fluke 2042 Cable locator

The 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.

Specifications: Fluke 2042 Cable locator

Technical Specifications
Voltage measurement range Transmitter 12 V, 50 V, 120 V, 230 V, 400 V
Frequency range Transmitter 0 – 60 Hz
Output signal Transmitter 125 kHz
Voltage Transmitter Up to 400 V AC/DC
Tracing depth cable location Receiver 0 – 2.5 m wall/underground cables
Main voltage detection Receiver 0 – 0.4 m
Environmental specifications
Operating temperature Transmitter 0 to 40°C
Receiver 0 to 40°C
Storage temperature Transmitter -20°C to +60°C
Receiver -20°C to +60°C
Humidity (without condensation) Transmitter Max. 80% relative
Receiver Max. 80% relative
Operating altitude Transmitter Up to 2000 m
Receiver Up to 2000 m
Safety specifications
Electrical safety  EN 61010-1
Overvoltage category  Cat. III 300 V
Mechanical and general specifications
Size Transmitter 190 x 85 x 50 mm
Receiver 250 x 65 x 45mm
Weight Transmitter 0.45 kg
Receiver 0.36 kg
Batteries Transmitter 6 pc Batteries 1.5V
Receiver 1 pc Battery 9V
Warranty  2 years