Hipot Tester carries 500 VA (5 kV AC @ 100 mA) rating.

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Suited for applications that require 100 mA of AC output current, Hypot® III model 3780 delivers 500 VA Hipot testing functionality and feature set that maximizes test efficiency while promoting safety and usability. Device can be used as bench top production line tester or integrated into automated workstation and comes with RS-232 interface and graphic LCD. Other features include SmartGFI® high-speed shut down circuit, interlocking support, and 10 memories with 3 steps per memory.



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Associated Research's Hypot® III Family Adds New 500 VA Hipot Model



Lake Forest, Illinois - Announced today by Associated Research, Inc is the release of their new Hypot® III model 3780. The 3780 adds a 500 VA (5 kV AC @ 100 mA) Hipot model to the successful line of Hipot testers, which already enjoy a reputation in the industry for their reliability and ease of use. With the addition of the 3780 the Hypot III now provides a reliable, cost-effective, and technologically advanced solution for applications that require 100 mA of AC output current.

In addition to 500 VA Hipot testing functionality, the 3780 also provides a feature set that maximizes test efficiency, while providing a safe and easy-to-use tester. The 3780 offers a simple and easy-to-use graphic LCD for quick test set-up and test recall. The 3780 features an RS-232 interface and can be used as a bench top production line tester or easily integrated into an automated workstation. The 3780 is equipped with the patented SmartGFI® safety feature, which is a high speed shut down circuit that provides maximum operator protection. The 3780 also comes with a remote safety interlock that provides manufacturers the ability to interlock the Hypot III into a test enclosure limiting an operator's exposure to high voltage.

Additional features of Hypot III include:

  • Patented VERI-CHEK® feature
  • Patented CAL-ALERT® safety feature
  • 10 Memories with 3 steps per memory
  • Short Circuit current > 200 mA
  • Digitally controlled arc detection system
  • Built-in adjustable continuity test
  • Electronic ramping (up & down)
  • Safety Agency Listed

    The 3780 is priced at $3,625 and will be available to ship in October. The 3780 also comes with the industry's only 5-year warranty. All that is required to extend the warranty for 5 years is to return the instrument each year for annual calibration and inspection. View complete information and specifications at: www.asresearch.com/products/hypot3/3780.aspx

    Founded in 1936, Associated Research, Inc. is a worldwide leader in Electrical Safety Compliance Testing Instruments. Contact the company at 1-800-858-TEST (8378), e-mail at info@asresearch.com or visit their site at www.asresearch.com.

    Associated Research, Inc.
    13860 W. Laurel Drive
    Lake Forest, IL 60045
    Toll Free: 1-800-858-8378
    Phone: 1-847-367-4077
    Fax: 1-847-367-4080
    Email: info@asresearch.com
    Web: www.asresearch.com

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