Optical Test Systems & Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

New 3D Metal Machines, Software, Peripherals, and Materials Announced at Formnext 2016

November 23, 2016

Lichtenfels (Germany), Wednesday, November 15, 2016: The commercial launch of the M LINE FACTORY is here. For the first time, part production as well as set-up and dismantling processes will take place in two independent machine units so that they can be operated physically separate from one another. This now enables production processes to run in parallel rather than sequentially so that...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

1908 and 1908P Digital Multimeters provide up to 0.01Hz resolution.

November 19, 2016

Suitable for signals from 10Hz to 120kHz, 1908 and 1908P Digital Multimeters enable frequency, capacitance, and temperature measurements. Providing built-in data logging, even in remote locations, devices offer USB interface for remote control and read-back. With RS232, GPIB, and LXI-compliant LAN interfaces in 1908P, units include internal rechargeable batteries for 'use anywhere' versatility and five capacitance measurement mode ranging up to 120uF.

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Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fluke Connect reliability Platform Recognized by Control Engineering

November 19, 2016

Fluke Condition Monitoring and 279 FC Thermal Multimeter, both part of the Fluke Connect system, are finalists in the magazine's awards

EVERETT, Wash., Nov. 17, 2016 - Fluke Condition Monitoring and the Fluke® 279 FC Thermal Multimeter are finalists in the Hardware - Handheld Test, Measurement, Calibration category of the Control Engineering 2017 Engineers' Choice Awards. The...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

EXFO Launches Agile NEMs Infrastructure Solutions for end-to-end Manufacturing Coverage

September 21, 2016

New power meter, variable attenuator and switches combining next-generation chassis and industry's unique, web-based multi-user interface ideal for network equipment manufacturers QUEBEC CITY - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) announced today its latest agile solutions for network equipment manufacturers (NEMs), which include new power meter, variable attenuator and switches, all...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Outdoor Utility Revenue Energy Meter has ANSI socket form factor.

September 12, 2016

Designed to mount into ANSI S form meter enclosure, Shark® 270 measures energy and all aspects of power using >0.2% certified Class accuracy. Functionality also covers logging, I/O, and power quality recording. Able to transmitting data to multiple sub-systems, communication capability includes serial, USB, Ethernet, Analog retransmits, and KYZ pulses. Along with metering, power generation, transmission, and distribution, uses include submetering, cost allocation, and demand reduction programs. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Accuracy Meter comes in NEMA 1 type enclosure assembly.

June 23, 2016

Serving critical metering applications, Nexus® 1500+ revenue and Class A power quality meter employs Constant Calibration™ technology that self-calibrates meter every 10 sec for optimal accuracy and stability. Product expands switchgear capability and lets user meter critical circuits without switchboard panel redesign. Meter is pre-wired in enclosure, which has shorting blocks and fuses for error-free and accelerated installation. Locking mechanism, also standard, prevents tampering. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

LCR and ESR Meter offers Bluetooth-enabled connection.

May 23, 2016

With Smart Tweezers ST5S-BT, users can remotely record measurements as they are done, allowing review of previous measurements to save time while working with surface mount technology. Design combines multimeter with set of sharp tweezers that are able to grasp components, including those on packed PCB or loose. Bluetooth-enabled unit, offering basic accuracy of 0.2%, can connect to computers and NI Labview® via USB receiver stick that enables virtual serial port. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Fluke 279 FC Thermal Multimeter Integrates Two Test Tools into One to Increase Productivity

April 13, 2016

Combination of full-featured digital multimeter plus thermal imager enables faster, more thorough troubleshooting with a single tool EVERETT, Wash. - Thermal imagers are invaluable to help quickly troubleshoot electrical equipment, panels, and transformers but electricians and maintenance technicians often don't have access to one when they need it. Fluke announces the 279 FC TRMS Thermal...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Kit accelerates 1553B data bus fault localization.

March 31, 2016

By using 1553-TRBKIT, technicians can use CT100 high-resolution TDR to detect and localize MIL-STD-1553B main bus and stub faults, even through multiple transformer couplers, on military and commercial aircraft. Knowing exact fault location conserves effort and time for avionics technicians, and accelerating aircraft wiring repair enables aircraft to be ready in time to meet defense and commercial aviation schedules. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multi-Phase AC/DC Power Analyzer covers diverse test needs.

March 28, 2016

Optimized for testing single- and multi-phase, high-efficiency, AC/DC and DC/AC power supply designs, PA3000 supports testing to Level VI efficiency standards as well as dedicated energy consumption testing in integration mode for such standards as Energy Star and CEC. Multichannel version has 10 mW standby power measurement capabilities and 1 MHz bandwidth. This 1- to 4-channel power analyzer also includes 50+ standard measurement functions and has multiple analog and digital inputs. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Smart Tester identifies opens, shorts, and arc faults.

February 4, 2016

Running on power from circuit until circuit breaker trips, TFT100 Fault Trapper™ detects type of fault, timestamps when fault happens, and locates position of electrical event that caused intermittent/persistent circuit breaker trips and No Fault Found conditions. Tester provides in-line monitoring of dedicated circuits up to 300 Vac and 40 A, and allows unattended monitoring to identify electrical events. Using back-up battery, tester enables unpowered display of results. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Data Logging Power Meter supports email on alarm.

January 6, 2016

Combining revenue metering functionality with advanced data logging, communication, and I/O, Shark® 200 can use email to alert end user when alarm condition occurs, including over/under voltage, high demand, and breakers' operations. Using SMTP protocol, meter can post energy reads on scheduled basis, and send data out to cloud-based software system for Internet of Things applications. Data can be sent to cloud server that meters power usage, apparatus status, and many other functions. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Southwire's New MaintenancePRO(TM) Smart Multimeter Wins NECA Showstopper Award

December 4, 2015

New Multimeter with Bluetooth Connectivity - View, Record, Save Share Test Data CARROLLTON, Ga. - For the fifth consecutive year, Southwire Company, LLC has delivered a product worthy of a National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Showstopper Award. Southwire's new MaintenancePRO™ Smart Multimeter was awarded this distinction at the 2015 NECA Show in San Francisco. ...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

IDEAL Delivers Problem-Solving Technology to Industrial Electricians with 490 Series Multimeters

November 24, 2015

SYCAMORE, IL, - IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., one of the world's largest manufacturers and suppliers of quality tools, connectors and testing products for electricians and data communications contractors, offers its 490 Series Datalogging Digital Multimeter with problem-solving technology and a hardened all-weather housing for industrial environments. The 490 lets electricians troubleshoot...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Power/Energy Meters come in pre-wired NEMA 4X outdoor enclosure.

November 23, 2015

Shark® power and energy meters are available pre-wired and configured with NEMA 4X enclosure for outdoor installation. Pre-wired enclosure fosters switchgear capability expansion and enables mounting of meters to measure electricity in remote outdoor locations. Models include Shark 50 multifunction power/energy meter; Shark 50B meter with dual BACnet MS/TP and Modbus TCP/IP ports; Shark 100 revenue meter; Shark 100B meter with native BACnet/IP; and Shark 200 revenue meter. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Klein Tools Announces its New Test & Measurement Meter Line

November 17, 2015

Klein clamp meters, multimeters and accessories are engineered to be tough and safe Lincolnshire, IL – Klein Tools (http://www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, today announces its new line of Test Measurement products to meet the safety requirements of the industry and the durability demands of the jobsite. The line offers professional...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Tool combines insulation tester and DMM.

November 2, 2015

Suitable for troubleshooting and preventive maintenance applications, Fluke® 1587 FC Insulation Multimeter combines wireless digital insulation tester plus full-featured true-rms digital multimeter. Tool features VFD low-pass filter for accurate motor drive measurements, insulation tests of 0.01 MΩ to 2 GΩ, and insulation test voltages of 50, 100, 250, 500, and 1,000 V. For safety, meter includes auto-discharge of capacitive voltage and live circuit detection. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bench LCR Meter offers sweep and bin sorting functions.

September 30, 2015

Equipped with USB, GPIB, and LAN interfaces, model 891 can measure inductance, capacitance, and DC resistance with 0.05% best impedance accuracy over fully adjustable test frequency range of 20 Hz to 300 kHz. Selectable test levels include 0.5 and 1 Vrms, and such features as 300-point linear and logarithmic sweep function, bin comparator, and remote control interfaces make this unit suited for characterizing components in lab, QC, and small volume production environments. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Power/Energy Meter offers multiple display formats.

June 29, 2015

Featuring 320 x 240 pixel color display with 16 mm digits, StarBright offers digital display with bargraph or analog needle display. Unit measures power, single shot energy, repetitive energy, frequency, and beam size for company's thermal, pyroelectric, and photodiode laser sensors. Meter also measures irradiance and dosage for PD300RM radiometer sensors. When used with BeamTrack power/position/size sensors, StarBright can monitor laser beam size and track beam position to fractions of a mm. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Solar-Log Power Management Delivers Zero Grid Export

June 12, 2015

Hughes Medical Center in Anguilla Avoids Feed-In Charges BETHEL, Conn.– Solar Data Systems, Inc., along with Comet Solar, helped Hughes Medical Center in Anguilla avoid Feed-In charges by installing a Solar-Log 1200, creating a Zero Grid Export solution. Hughes Medical Center is a modern, private medical facility in Anguilla, British West Indies. Local plastic surgeon, Dr. Lowell Hughes,...Read More