Electrical Testers

Test & Measuring Instruments

Circuit Testers support diverse range of technologies.

September 10, 2013

Comprising V8, M4, L4, and H4 testers, Pilot 4D integrates hardware and software capabilities suited for testing miniaturized circuits with high component density. Design ensures accessibility, even to hard-to reach nets, and leaves no visible marks on tested circuit. Offered with VIVA v3.0 software, solutions enable application of multiple test and inspection techniques. Platform provides electrical and thermal test capabilities as well as onboard digital programming of complex components. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Teseq Expands CDN Line to Include Testing of USB 3.0, HDMI Cables, Coaxial Cables, and 8-Line Unshielded Cables

September 9, 2013

New CDNs in compliance with IEC/EN 61000-4-6 Edison, N.J. – Teseq, a leading developer and provider of instrumentation and systems for EMC emission and immunity testing, has expanded its extensive line of over 60 CDNs (coupling/decoupling networks) for EMC RF conducted immunity testing, according to IEC/EN 61000-4-6, with several new models.  The latest models include CDN USB 3.0, CDN... Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

SiliconAid Solutions, PLX Technology Partner on IEEE P1687-, IEEE 1149.1-2013-Based Test Development

September 9, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas – SiliconAid Solutions (http://www.siliconaid.com/), a privately held corporation and leader in chip-focused IEEE JTAG solutions and design for test (DFT) services, and PLX Technology, Inc. (http://www.plxtech.com.com), the global leader in PCI Express® (PCIe®) silicon and software connectivity... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Ohmmeters provide micro ohm measurements.

August 23, 2013

For repetitive testing applications such as manufacturing production line use, fully automatic Models DLRO10 and DLRO10X can be powered from mains/line power supply using DLRO10PLU in place of standard battery pack. Both can measure resistance from 0.1 µΩ to 2,000 Ω on 1 of 7 ranges and are protected to 600 V. Model DLRO10HD, measuring up to 250 µΩ at 10 A or 2.5 Ω at 1 A, is suited for charging inductive loads. All 10 A digital low resistance ohmmeters are in compliance with IEC 61010. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

First SMD UVTOP® LEDs Roll off Sensor Electronic Technology's New High Volume Production Line, New Pricing Structure Announced

August 22, 2013

New volume pricing offered, making UVTOP LEDs commercially viable in consumer type applications. Columbia, SC – Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc. (www.s-et.com) today announced that it has completed product qualification and shipped the first SMD packaged UVTOP® devices from its new high volume manufacturing line. This milestone is the result of the... Read More

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

Cooper Instruments & Systems Introduces the Model 7i Advanced Force/Torque Indicator

August 21, 2013

Warrenton, VA Cooper Instruments Systems announced on Wednesday that they will add the new Model 7i Advanced Force/Torque Indicator to their line of Electronic Force Gauges. Cooper has been a long-time distributor of Mark-10 products, the manufacturer of the Model 7i. Cooper Instruments’ President, Rex Cooper, says “Mark-10 has introduced a great new gauge that will serve the needs of... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Source Measure Unit features interactive touchscreen display.

August 20, 2013

Featuring 5 in. color  touchscreen and icon-based control, Model 2450 SourceMeter® SMU combines functionality of power supply, true current source, 6 ½ digit multimeter, electronic load, and trigger controller in half-rack unit, providing capabilities of I-V systems, curve tracers, and semiconductor analyzers. Unit features low current (100 nA, 10 nA) and voltage (20 mV) ranges as well as onboard Test Script Processor that embeds complete test programs into non-volatile memory. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Auto Ranging Multimeter features waterproof case.

August 20, 2013

Designed for verifying and troubleshooting electrical circuits, Model MM500 measures up to 750 Vac/Vdc as well as resistance and continuity. Unit features totally sealed IP67-rated dust and waterproof case, 10 ft drop protection, and CAT IV 600 V safety rating. Meter offers 3-button functionality, detects AC or DC voltage automatically, and includes both visual and audible continuity indicators. When measuring in hard-to-access areas, Auto-Hold automatically locks reading on display. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Testing Kit allows remote cable diagnostics.

August 16, 2013

By eliminating need to walk back and forth to test sites, Smart Remote Kit for VDV MapMaster™ v2.0 voice, data, and video tester helps installers and technicians make efficient use of time. This kit, when combined with T129 VDV MapMaster v2.0, can be used to test and map/ID up to 8 drops/locations simultaneously. Remotes 2–8 work on UTP/STP cables (remote no. 1 is included with VDV MapMaster v2.0), while snap-lock clear case protects and alerts user if remote is missing. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cable Test Kit offers voice/data/video/length measurement.

August 15, 2013

Supplied in rugged, double-walled, blow molded case with EVA foam insert, T129K1 Test Kit includes VDV MapMaster™ 2.0 as well as all accessories required for voice, data, and video testing and mapping. VDV MapMaster 2.0 combines cable length measurement with continuity testing, mapping, and tone generator functions. Capable of concurrently identifying and mapping 19 locations, VDV MapMaster 2.0 tests Cat-6, Cat5e, Cat-5, Cat-4, Cat-3, coax and shielded cables. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Appliance Tester ensures safe operation of equipment.

August 12, 2013

Equipped with 5.7 in. 1/2 VGA backlit color screen, Model PAT450 can perform variety of tests such as 10 and 25 A earth bond continuity tests that verify integrity of exposed metalwork on grounded appliances; 250 and 500 V insulation tests to check that equipment conductors are isolated from ground to 500 Vdc; and touch current test that powers asset at supply voltage as if it were in use. USB port enables download to USB memory stick, and enables use of barcode scanner/thermal transfer printer. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multifunctional Cable Tester offers graphical capabilities.

August 8, 2013

Cable Prowler™ combines functions of cable and length measurement testers with capability to identify link status, link capability, and PoE detection. Device specifically provides full cable testing, displaying wire map, numbered ID remotes, and any faults, including shorts, opens, miswires, split pairs, and reverses, in full color. Internal memory is provided for saving up to 250 cable or network results, which can be exported to computer via micro USB connection. Read More

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

Morningstar Introduces Two New Product Innovations at Intersolar Europe 2013

August 7, 2013

The TriStar MPPT™ 600V charge controller and the Ground Fault Protection Device Newtown, PA, USA: At this year’s Intersolar Europe conference in Munich, Germany (June 19-21) Morningstar Corporation unveils the new TriStar MPPT™ 600V charge controller (TS-MPPT-600V) and Ground Fault Protection Device (GFPD) product line families. Morningstar launched the TriStar MPPT Controller family... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bias Adapter enables testing of batteries, capacitors.

August 7, 2013

Designed to work with TEGAM 3525 and 3550 LCR meters, Model  2191A enables testing of electrolytic, tantalum, and other polarized capacitors. Device accepts external DC bias voltage up to ± 40 Vdc to be applied across test capacitor, and four 6 in. BNC cables are provided to connect bias adapter to LCR meter. To improve determination of battery characteristics, bandwidth design also promotes battery impedance spectroscopy testing at multiple frequencies from 100 Hz to 1 MHz. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Self-Testing GFCI Receptacle prevents protection-free power.

August 6, 2013

With integrated SafeLock Protection™, Pass & Seymour® Self-Test GFCI Receptacle conducts automatic test every second to ensure proper functionality. Indicator light flashes if device fails this test, signaling that GFCI should be replaced. If critical components are damaged and protection is lost, power to receptacle will be locked out. This product, rated at 15 A/125 V, exceeds UL943 voltage surge requirements and survives 100X required UL 3 kA/6 kV voltage surge test cycles. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cable Tester and TDR eliminates downtime.

July 29, 2013

Using Spread Spectrum Time Domain Reflectometry, Arc Chaser™ is capable of finding faults on fully energized cables up to 600 V and up to 12,000 ft. Unit can monitor live cables for intermittent conditions, capturing events and reporting where and when they occur. Powered by rechargeable Li-Ion battery, tester is equipped with color touchscreen display that provides results in graphical or text format. Unit self-calibrates to maintain accuracy over time and environmental changes. Read More

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

Associated Research, Inc. Announces 2-Year Standard Warranty on All Instruments

July 17, 2013

Lake Forest, Illinois – Announced today by Associated Research, Inc. is the addition of a standard 2-year warranty on all new instruments. This guarantees a new AR instrument to be free from defects in workmanship for a period of up to 2 years from the date of shipment. There are no additional costs to the user for this warranty and no requirements for calibration or inspection. This new 2... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Arc Fault Detectors protect solar photovoltaic arrays.

July 17, 2013

Designed to prevent dangerous thermal events on PV arrays, UL 1699B recognized PVAF Series detects arcs while minimizing nuisance trips by identifying electrical noise signature created by arc faults in array wiring. Each device monitors up to 4 PV strings by itself, and multiple PVAFs can run in parallel to monitor more strings or whole combiner box. Available in configurations powered with 12 or 24 Vdc, PVAF Series monitors strings up to 15 A at 1,000 V or combined lines up to 40 A at 1,000 V. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Battery Analyzer offers user-customizable features.

July 16, 2013

Intended for stationary battery market, Celltron Advantage provides battery conductance, voltage, and integrated temperature measurement. Users can add capabilities specific to application, including in-unit historical performance trending, electrical multi-meter function, and battery capacity test management feature. Capabilities can be added at factory or in field as user requirements grow. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Chainflex® Continuous-Flex Cables Are Tested, Tested . . . and Tested

July 11, 2013

Two-billion test cycles at more than 50 test machines every year For over 20 years, igus® has been rigorously testing the durability of its Chainflex continuous-flex cables in its 19,000 square foot laboratory. The company performs around two-billion test cycles at more than 50 test machines every year. East Providence, RI – Long life for moving parts is a fundamental requirement for... Read More