About Extech

What is Extech?

Extech Instruments has focused on providing Test and Measurement tools to professionals, tradesperson and DIY’ers since 1971. Our single source strategy has made us the brand to turn to when it comes to tools that help prevent, identify and troubleshoot problems in a plethora of applications; whether it’s electrical, mechanical, maintenance, safety or environmental applications, our products are trusted by the professionals and are put to the test every day.

Extech is renowned as one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of innovative, quality handheld test, measurement and inspection tools in the world. Sold in more than 100 countries around the world, Extech’s success is supported by a far-reaching network of dedicated and knowledgeable distributors who introduce new users to Extech every day.

The name Extech signifies the company’s commitment to EXcellence in TECHnology. In 2007, Extech was acquired by Teledyne FLIR, a global leader in innovative infrared thermal imaging solutions. 


Who We Serve:

Extech’s durable handheld meters and testers are put to the test, on the job every day, by professionals in:

  • Electrical contracting
  • HVAC/R and mechanical contracting
  • Manufacturing and plant MRO (maintenance, repair and operations)
  • Disaster and water damage remediation and restoration
  • Industrial process and automation
  • Environmental (e.g., indoor air quality, water quality)
  • Electronics design, testing and repair
  • Field service and maintenance
  • Workplace safety, health and hygiene
  • Energy efficiency services
  • Food manufacturing and processing
  • Laboratory testing
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Aviation maintenance
  • Automotive fleet maintenance
  • Marine maintenance
  • and so many other industries

Additionally, Extech is the go-to brand for many vocational users who use Extech for DIY home improvement projects; electronics maker/hacker hobbyists; gardening; culinary and more.

What We Offer:

For many years, Extech’s catalog of handheld test equipment has offered an unsurpassed selection of test equipment (and accessories) for every application and budget. Not content with that, Extech continues to develop and launch innovative new meters that are known for convenient, multi-functional capabilities –replacing multiple meters with one—and meters with advanced features not found on most meters. As more users look for integration with mobile devices, Extech leads T&M; companies with Bluetooth connectivity and innovative iOS and Android apps for use with a number of meters.

Extech’s commitment to high feature and high value have resulted in handheld test and measurement tools in the following primary categories: meters, testers, dataloggers, detectors, borescopes, and calibrators. Extech’s numerous product categories include:

  • Visual Inspection:
    • Borescopes, Videoscopes and Inspection Cameras
  • Electrical & Electronics:
    • Multimeters
    • Clamp Meters
    • Testers and Calibrators
    • Oscilloscopes
    • Power Analyzers
    • Power Supplies
  • Environmental, Lab & Scientific:
    • Airflow Meters
    • Gas Analyzers/Testers
    • Humidity Meters
    • Lab Instruments
    • Light Meters
    • Moisture Meters
    • Pressure Meters
    • Refractometers
    • Sound Meters
    • Thermometers
    • Water Quality Meters
  • Industrial Automation
    • Stopwatches/Timers/Clocks
    • Tachometers/Stroboscopes

As part of our focus on quality, Extech is certified to the ISO 9001:2015 standard.

Extech is well-known for its commitment to customers, offering:

  • Pre-Sales support
  • Technical Support
  • Repairs
  • Calibration services with certification traceable to NIST