SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 10, 2010 - Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that Yulista Management Services, a contractor for the U.S. Army, has selected the Agilent U1252A handheld digital multimeters (DMMs) for repair and troubleshooting of Army vehicles. The DMMs will be used by soldiers worldwide as part of a wireless engine test system in the vehicles.
Yulista provides professional and technical services to agencies and businesses in prototype engineering, metrology, aerospace engineering and administrative services throughout the United States. Agilent will configure the DMMs to meet the Army's specific requirements.
"Agilent strives to provide the right tool to meet our customers' needs," said Ee Huei Sin, vice president and general manager of Agilent's Basic Instruments Division. "We work closely with our customers to configure our products for their specific requirements."
The Agilent U1252A digital multimeter is rugged and portable, while providing high-performance measurements and functionality. This DMM delivers accurate test results and, with its vast capabilities, simplifies measurements in electronics troubleshooting. Features include a built-in square-wave generator and frequency counter, intuitive graphical user interface, data-logging software and more.
Agilent's range of compact and robust handheld test tools include:
o U1210A series clamp meters;
o U1240B series DMMs;
o U1250B series DMMs;
o U1401B multi-function calibrator/meter;
o U1600B series oscilloscopes;
o U1701B capacitance meter; and
o U1730B series LCR meters.
Model-specific capabilities include a data logger, frequency counter, temperature and capacitance measurements, switch counter and square-wave generator.
More information about the full range of Agilent handhelds can be found at www.agilent.com/find/handheld-tools_pr.
About Agilent Technologies' Low-Cost Instruments (LCI)
An increasing number of field engineers and technicians worldwide are asking for measurement instruments that easily can be transported for installation and maintenance activities. To meet these needs, instruments must have three key attributes: mobility, accuracy and affordability.
Agilent's low-cost instrument initiative is focused on providing high-value test equipment in these key areas. Products include bench, handheld and modular devices such as basic power supplies, benchtop and handheld digital multimeters, handheld oscilloscopes, USB data acquisition devices, display testers, Agilent VEE software, and connectivity gateways.
The industry has taken note: These products have won numerous awards over the years. The awards include Design News' 2009 Golden Mousetrap Award for Best Products, Elektronik magazine's Product of the Year, EDN's Hot 100 Product, analogZONE's Best Value Portable Test Equipment, Test & Measurement World's Best in Test category winner and Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) magazine's Product of the Year category winner.
More information about Agilent LCI is available on the Web at www.agilent.com/find/lci_backgrounder.
About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. The company's 16,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $4.5 billion in fiscal 2009. Information about Agilent is available on the Web at www.agilent.com.
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