Electrical System & Device Monitors

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Voltage/Ground Fault Monitors promote battery protection and life.

March 20, 2015

Featuring 4 Form C contacts, VGM-100 Battery Voltage and Ground Fault Monitor reads battery status, detects out-of-limit conditions, and provides alarm conditions at user settings. Real-time battery ground fault monitor, GFM-100, displays positive or negative ground fault message and can activate one of 4 Form C contacts. Upon detecting over/under voltage condition, VM-100 Battery String Voltage Monitor displays voltage over/under status and activates  4 Form C contacts. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Mini-Clamp Meter spot checks electrical systems.

March 3, 2015

Measuring 5.8 in. tall, pocket-sized AMP-25 AC/DC TRMS Mini-Clamp measures AC/DC load (60/300 A) and in-rush current for motor start-up monitoring, with features like True-RMS for accuracy in electrically noisy environments, non-contact voltage detection, and 300 A low pass filter for variable frequency drive testing. Meter is safety rated CAT III 600 V and features DCA zero and data hold functions, auto power off, 1 in. jaw opening, and backlit screen. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Source/Measure Units extend battery life in mobile devices.

March 2, 2015

Providing 80 W power output, Model N6785A is used for battery drain analysis, while Model N6786A is used for functional test. Two-quadrant SMUs allow engineers to test devices that require current up to 8 A, such as tablets and large smartphones. With seamless measurement ranging, users can measure dynamic currents without glitches or disruptions to measurement. When combined with SMU's built-in 18-bit digitizer, seamless measurement ranging enables effective vertical resolution of ~28-bits. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Monitoring System measures power distribution grid conditions.

February 9, 2015

Used to monitor low (600 V) and medium (36 kV) voltage applications, LineWatch™ measures fault detection, voltage, and current to .5% levels of accuracy as well as other key power line conditions. Bird-on-a wire sensors do not require neutral connection and install using hot stick. Allowing utility companies to remotely monitor/manage networks, system uses Cisco-certified IPV6 mesh design and accommodates other communications protocols via Ethernet port or dedicated Network Interface Card.
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Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

Analyzers with EMF Measurement ensure network safety compliance.

January 2, 2015

Spectrum Master™ MS271xE handheld spectrum analyzers and Cell Master™ MT8212E/MT8213E base station analyzers support electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation measurement option. With option installed and 0.7–6 GHz isotopic antenna attached, analyzers can be used to ensure wireless networks comply with personal safety standards. Total radiation from all sources can be measured over desired frequency band, and radiation measurements of demodulated signals can be conducted in specific bands. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Intelligent Dataloggers send HVAC/R data over BACnet.

November 17, 2014

When connected to Modbus gateway, Series 3 dataTaker Intelligent Data Loggers can communicate over BACnet for such HVAC verification applications as energy efficiency and air quality monitoring. Universal analog input channels provide flexibility to monitor temperature, humidity, and current/voltage; store data to memory; and transfer it over Bacnet. These intelligent dataloggers also incorporate serial and Ethernet capabilities. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

HD Oscilloscopes offer 16-bit vertical resolution.

November 17, 2014

In high definition mode, R&S RTO and RTE Oscilloscopes deliver sharp waveform display, showing signal details that would otherwise be masked by noise. Signal is low-pass filtered directly after A/D converter. Filter reduces noise, increasing signal-to-noise ratio. Users can adjust bandwidth of lowpass filter from 10 kHz to 500 MHz as needed to match characteristics of applied signal. To be able to analyze waveforms in detail, input sensitivity has been increased to 500 µV/div. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Energy Audit Kit records usage and verifies performance.

November 12, 2014

Used for energy auditing/verification, EC-7VAR Three-Phase Power & Energy Datalogger Kit can record energy (kWh) and power (kW) usage and provides everything needed: datalogger, voltage leads, transducers, Rogowski coils, case, software, and USB lead. Users can view onsite power consumption as result of logging. Electrocorder 3-phase power factor dataloggers monitor 1, 2, or 3 current channels (up to 400 A, 1 kA, 2 kA, or 3 kAac) as well as 1, 2, or 3 voltage channels (30–500 Vac). Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Used Battery Storage Bin also tests remaining capacity.

October 22, 2014

Manufactured to ISO9001, CE, and RoHS standards, ECO Battery Bin™ tests AA, AAA, C, and D cell batteries for remaining life and provides storage for dead batteries waiting to be recycled. Integrated diagnostic chip runs on one AAA battery and indicates Good, Pass, or Fail power level via corresponding green, yellow, and red lights on LED scale. Constructed of impact-resistant, injection molded ABS and polypropylene, 128 mm dia x 228 mm high unit offers 2 kg capacity. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Circuit-Level Monitor delivers actionable network analytics.

October 17, 2014

As 8,000 A circuit-level monitoring system for DC power distribution, UL-Listed and NEBS-Certified nrgSMART™ BDFB generates real-time data for remote site management, power provisioning, and threshold management. Functionality helps operators reduce OPEX as well as CAPEX.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Battery Balancer equalizes state of charge.

October 9, 2014

To prevent problems that can shorten lifetime of batteries, Battery Balancer equalizes state of charge of 2 series connected 12 V batteries, or of several parallel strings of series connected batteries. When charge voltage of 24 V battery increases to more than 27 V, unit will turn on and compare voltage. Balancer will then draw current of up to 1 A from battery with highest voltage. Resulting charge current differential will ensure that all batteries will converge to same state of charge. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Power Quality Analyzer measures up to 5,000 ADC with probe.

September 24, 2014

With 8336 Power Pad III, users can measure and carry out diagnostics and power quality work on 1-, 2-, or 3-phase networks. Unit measures TRMS voltages up to 1,000 Vrms and TRMS currents up to 10 kArms. IEC 61000-4-30 Class B and safety rated to 600V CAT IV, data logger features 2 GB of memory for storing trend data. Users can store up to 50 screen snapshots, up to 210 captured transients that contain 4 cycles for each active input, and 10,000 alarm events from up to 40 parameters. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tri-Axis RF Field Strength Meter can be used in field or lab.

September 4, 2014

Used for measuring and monitoring RF electromagnetic field strengths, E200 has high frequency radiation range of 50 MHz to 3.5 GHz. Instrument takes isotropic (non-directional) measurements of electromagnetic fields with three-channel measurement sensor and can store and recall up to 200 data sets. In addition to reports electrical and magnetic field strength and power density, tool offers adjustable alarm threshold and memory function as well as ruggedized construction.

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Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Power Monitors support wide common mode input voltage.

July 25, 2014

Specified for temperature range of -40 to 125°C, Series ISL2802x comprises 3 devices offering bi-directional, high-side, and low-side digital current sense and voltage monitoring with serial interface. Devices deliver high-accuracy measurements through integrated 16-bit sigma-delta ADC with gain error of ±0.05% in wide input common mode voltage range of 0–60 V. Providing real-time alerts with response time of 500 ns, monitors are suited for telecom, industrial, and consumer applications. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Shaft Grounding/Monitoring Ring serves critical applications.

July 22, 2014

Featuring real-time functionality, AEGIS® iPRO-MR combines shaft voltage bearing protection with continuous monitoring of shaft voltage levels from remote location. Assembly features 8 rows of conductive microfiber: 6 provide bearing protection, while 2 isolated rows allow for voltage monitoring. Combined shaft grounding ring and shaft monitoring ring promotes uptime and reliability of motors and generators in critical applications. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Integrated Circuits provide lithium-ion battery protection.

July 7, 2014

Supplied in lead-free and halogen-free packaging, S-8239B Series provides over-current monitoring for Li-ion batteries. Devices have built-in 3-step overcurrent detection, high detection accuracy of ±0.015 V, and very low current consumption of 7.0 µA in normal operation and 0.1 µA in power-down mode. Operating from -40 to +85°C, ICs are suited for both lithium-ion and lithium polymer rechargeable battery packs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Handheld Instruments measure power quality and energy.

July 1, 2014

Equipped with 7 in. HD widescreen touch display, Dranetz HDPQ® Series measures power quality, harmonics, voltage flicker, energy, and demand. Units offer sampling rates up to 512 samples/cycle and 1 µs transient capture. For safety and control, instruments feature 1 KV CAT III arc flash safety, hook-up and lead management scheme for voltage/current inputs, plus Ethernet, WiFi, Bluetooth, and USB communication. Snapshots, Mini-Report, and remote communications enable sharing of files and setups. Read More

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

Alligator Test Clips withstand saltwater environments.

June 25, 2014

Designed to withstand high-corrosion conditions of coastal, marine, and other saltwater environments, Alligator Test Clips feature solid copper construction for ease of soldering, along with 302 grade stainless steel springs and rivets. Series consists of 5 unique styles, including 5 A elongated jaw copper, 10 A copper, 50 A mini battery, 50 A center spring general purpose, and 100 A heavy-duty marine version. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Green & Clean

Power Monitor tracks usage for one machine or entire facility.

June 10, 2014

Factory-configured with 0–500 A or 0–2,000 A flexible coils to measure load current, DIN mounted APN-R Series can measure power usage of one piece of equipment, machine system, plant area, or entire facility. Line voltage (up to 600 Vac) connects directly to transducer, and installation over multiple conductors or bus assemblies produces accurate data while also allowing intervention. Digital format provides information on system voltage, current, and power factor in addition to wattage. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Multi-Cell Battery Monitors optimize battery pack safety.

May 29, 2014

Incorporating cell-balancing drivers, regulated output supplies, and other features to provide protection against overvoltage, undervoltage, and overcurrent conditions, Model bq76920 supports 3- to 5-series cells or 18 V packs, while Model bq76930 manages up to 10-series cells or 36 V packs, and Model bq76940 monitors up to 15 cells or 48 V batteries. Circuits measure cell voltages, temperature, and pack current to determine remaining battery capacity and battery state-of-health. Read More