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Snap-on introduces new advanced digital multimeter

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 07:00
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Techs performing advanced automotive functions and standard electrical circuit/component testing can see a big productivity upgrade with the Snap-on® EEDM596FK Advanced Digital Multimeter, thanks to its first-to-market horizontal orientation and large 4″ full-color LCD screen, which is 115% larger than Snap-on predecessors.
For brake work and other jobs previously requiring multiple technicians, now one tech can do the work of two thanks to the multimeter’s exclusive app that captures, stores, and shares real-time readings via Bluetooth® remote display on the tech’s own smartphone. Techs can download the free app on either Apple® or Android™ devices, and immediately start capturing desired readings and communicating directly with customers and other techs via text, email or social media.
"Combining the fan-favorite features and advanced automotive functions of our previous multimeters with a horizontal orientation, built-in tilt stand to showcase the full-color, 4″ LCD screen, plus a free, exclusive app that reads, stores and shares results, makes for one powerful tool for techs," says David Brekke, a Snap-on Tools product manager. “The app displays, graphs and stores measurements in real-time on the techs’ device, which can be shared with vehicle owner via text, email or social media. The multimeter also features a Hybrid CATIV rating, and a unique customer-requested lead storage wrap.”
The EEDM596FK performs advanced multimeter and automotive functions such as electrical circuit and component testing for all vehicles using:
AC/DC Current
Hz Frequency
RPM, Duty, Dwell, Pulse
Noise Reduction
STR 2 and 4 Stroke
AC/DC Volts
Auto Ranging
Peak Hold
REC Record Mode
True RMS
CYL Cylinder
REL Relative Mode
In addition to the multimeter, included components consist of two fuses, a 61-inch test lead set with clips, inductive pickup, a temperature probe and adaptor, carry case and USB-based multi-language user manual. Users might also choose the optional low, medium and high Amp clamps, magnetic strap hanger, pressure adaptor or modular lead set.
Find out more about the EEDM596FK, as well as other tools and products, by contacting your Snap-on franchisee or other representative, visiting or calling toll-free 877-SNAPON-4 (877-762-7664).
About Snap-on Tools
Snap-on Tools is a subsidiary of Snap-on Incorporated, a leading global innovator, manufacturer and marketer of tools, equipment, diagnostics, repair information and systems solutions for professional users performing critical tasks. Products and services include hand and power tools, tool storage, diagnostics software, information and management systems, shop equipment and other solutions for vehicle dealerships and repair centers, as well as for customers in industries, including aviation and aerospace, agriculture, construction, government and military, mining, natural resources, power generation and technical education. Snap-on Tools is one of the largest non-food franchise companies in the world, selling its products and services through franchisee, company-direct, distributor and internet channels.  Snap-on Incorporated, which was founded in 1920, is a $3.7 billion, S&P 500 company located in Kenosha, Wisconsin, with operations throughout the world. For additional information, visit

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