Power Meters

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rockwell Automation Brings SAB Maltings Into The Connected Enterprise

April 8, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Rockwell Automation recently supplied South African Breweries’ (SAB) first fully automated and networked EtherNet/IP-based control system for its new maltings plant in Alrode, South Africa. The new control system will integrate traditionally disparate, malt-production processes into a single, networked, EtherNet/IP-based solution to provide plantwide visibility and actionable... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

PC-Based Test Instrument features 8-in-1 functionality.

April 4, 2016

Featuring 3 x 5 in. pocket-size design, Model SF880 combines 100 dB dynamic range frequency response analyzer, 1 GHz oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, arbitrary waveform generator, data logger, frequency and phase meter with 10 Hz to 1 GHz range, logic analyzer, and pattern generator. Data recorder time base range is 500 nS to 365 days. Instrument works with any Windows computer with USB port, with no need for external power supply. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

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

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Flexure-Based Galvanometer is suited for laser applications.

March 25, 2016

Able to be used in small angle applications, Harmonic Scan-15 (HS-15) moving-magnet galvo scanner uses galvanometer mirrors with 7, 10, and 15 mm apertures and can achieve scan rates of 900 Hz at small angles (1°), 500 Hz at medium angles (10°), or 100 Hz at large angles (30°). Capacitive position sensing offers smooth scanning and extended service life in challenging applications, and cross flexure pivot eliminates machine-driven noise for reduced on-axis jitter. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ophir Photonics Announces StarViewer, Mobile App for Viewing Laser Power/Energy Measurements on Smartphones and Tablets

February 18, 2016

San Francisco, CA - Ophir Photonics Group, a Newport Corporation company celebrating 40 years of excellence as the global leader in precision laser measurement equipment, today at SPIE Photonics West 2016 announced StarViewer, an Android app that brings laser power/energy measurements to Android smartphones and tablets. StarViewer can be used with virtually any Ophir thermopile, photodiode, or... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision SMUs expand functionality via software options.

February 18, 2016

Precision Source/Measure Units (SMUs) of B2900A Series support software options that provide users access to expanded capabilities. These options support basic voltage and current sourcing up through full characterization using intuitive GUI. Specific options include EasyEXPERT group+ for IV parametric characterization, BenchVue for benchtop integration with instruments, Quick I/V Measurement for facilitated measurement setup and execution on Windows-based PC, and graphical Web interface. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Cable-Free Noise Dosimeter helps prevent workplace hearing loss.

January 22, 2016

Weighing 4 oz and measuring 3.3 x 2.1 x 2.1 in., shoulder-mounted dBadge2™ captures every metric needed to satisfy noise exposure regulatory requirements worldwide. Bluetooth® 4.0 allows exposure data, along with comments, to be emailed wirelessly from hand-held device and enables multiple dosimeters to be wirelessly controlled from distances of 100 ft or more away. Updated for viewing in real-time, exposure data provides device status and noise level information before and during sampling. 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

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

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

Test & Measuring Instruments

Measurement Partner Expansion and Update Transforms Noise Measurement Process

July 14, 2015

New sound level meter Wi-Fi connectivity, smartphone field app and cloud storage makes sound and vibration measurement easier than ever Nærum, Denmark -- Brüel & Kjær today announced a major expansion and update to Measurement Partner, a comprehensive suite of solutions that supports sound level meter customers through every step of the sound measurement process. Significant updates to... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Maddalena SpA Leverage Infortrend EonStor DS Storage Systems to Achieve Business Continuity for 24/7 Production Facility

July 6, 2015

TAIPEI, – Maddalena SpA, a well known water meter and measuring instruments manufacturer, leverages Infortrend EonStor DS storage systems with its VM (virtual machine) datacenter environment for better reliability, performance and capacity to achieve business continuity for their 24/7 production facility. Located in Northern Italy, Maddalena SpA produces and distributes high tech and... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Connecticut Solar PV Program Applies Solar-Log® Solution

July 6, 2015

Solar-Log® Qualifies as a Performance Meter Provider for Connecticut's Residential Solar Investment Program BETHEL, Conn. — Solar Data Systems, Inc, maker of Solar-Log 350, 360, 370 GE Meters, has qualified as a Performance Meter Provider (PMP) for Connecticut's Residential Solar Investment Program (RSIP) through Connecticut Green Bank. The announcement comes after Green... 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

Material Handling & Storage, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless DC Clamps save, share measurements directly from field.

June 25, 2015

With 64 mm jaw size, a3003 clamps around large, high current conductors and measures up to 2,000 A DC. Fostering accurate measurements without interrupting workflow, a3004 measures 4–20 mA signals without breaking loop and features detachable clamp with extension cable for measurements in tight locations. Both instruments record and store up to 65,000 measurements with logging feature and wirelessly send data to Fluke Connect®-enabled master units and Fluke Connect mobile app. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Sound Level Meter meets ANSI standards requirements.

June 24, 2015

Designed for use in industrial applications that call for ANSI standards, SoniChek PRO (Part No. 3550) features and A/C weighting and backlit display. and is designed according to IEC651 (Type 2) and ANSI S1.4 (Type 2) standards. Areas of use include such commercial and residential applications as fire alarm, home theater, plant maintenance, and HVAC installations.<br /> Read More

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

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... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Honeywell and TPDDL Deploy First-of-its-Kind Smart Grid Project to Improve Energy Reliability

June 2, 2015

• Project Connects More Than 160 Commercial and Industrial Facilities to Trim Energy Use and Costs, and Help further Improve Supply Efficiency • Broad Adoption of Technology Could Cut Peak Electricity Consumption in India by Almost 7 Percent MINNEAPOLIS - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL) today announced that they have successfully implemented the first... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Validation System measures earplug/earmuff effectiveness.

May 20, 2015

Measuring 7 standard frequencies for both ears in less than 3 seconds, 3M E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System generates Personal Attenuation Rating to validate hearing protection and assist with hearing protector selection. System measures sound pressure levels objectively, both outside and inside hearing protection. Once measurement is complete, software displays PAR along with pass/fail indication for worker&rsquo;s noise exposure level. Results are not affected by hearing level of employee. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Smart Power Meter provides real-time electricity usage.

May 13, 2015

Supporting up to 200 A current input for 3-phase power measurement, Model PM-3133-240 provides <0.5%, PF=1 accuracy. Unit can be applied to both low voltage primary side and medium/high voltage secondary side, helping users obtain accurate energy consumption data of monitored equipment. When working with SCADA software, meter can log real-time power consumption data and report to PC or smart devices. PM-3133-240 operates over wide input voltage range 10~500 Vac, offering worldwide compatibility. Read More