Category: Power Instruments

Power Instruments

  • Frequency Response Analyzer PSM1735 - Newtons4th

    High Accuracy 0.01dB 35MHz | PSM1735

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    High Accuracy 0.01dB 35MHz PSM1735 Overview

    Utilizing an innovative design that incorporates both direct digital analysis and heterodyning techniques, the High Accuracy PSM1735 provides a broad range of measurement functions over a wider frequency range than any other instrument available today. Typical applications for this product include switched-mode power supply feedback loop analysis, filter test, and design, LVDT testing, sweep frequency response analysis of wound components, and much more. The PSM1735 NumetriQ utilizes the latest DSP and FPGA technology to optimize the use of its analog hardware providing speed and measurement flexibility without compromise the performance of each measurement function. The N4L PSM1735 features 0.01dB gain accuracy, 0.02° phase accuracy, and a frequency range of up to 35 MHz which is truly market-leading performance.

    High Accuracy 0.01dB 35MHz PSM1735 Features 

    • Frequency range 10µHz to 35MHz
    • Floating differential inputs – 10 Vpk
    • Gain accuracy at < 1 kHz 0.01 dB
    • Phase accuracy at < 1 kHz 0.01°
    • Frequency response analyzer
    • Impedance analyzer
    • Vector Volt Meter / Phase Angle Volt Meter
    • RMS Volt Meter
    • Loop response analysis
    • Harmonic analyzer

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  • Frequency Response Analyzer PSM3750 - Newtons4th Ltd

    High Accuracy 50MHz Bandwidth | PSM3750

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    High Accuracy 50MHz Bandwidth PSM3750 Overview

    The PSM3750 builds upon the success of a series of frequency response analyzer ranges and combines the experience gained from the design and development of the N4L power analyzer range of isolated input channels in order to provide a solution for high voltage, high accuracy, isolated gain, and phase measurement. Utilizing an innovative design that incorporates both direct digital analysis and heterodyning techniques within 500Vpk galvanically isolated input/output channels, the PSM3750 provides a broad range of measurement functions over a wider frequency range than any other instrument available today.

    As with other N4L products, PSM3750 NumetriQ utilizes the latest DSP and FPGA technology to optimize the use of its analog hardware providing speed and measurement flexibility without compromise the performance of each measurement function.

    High Accuracy 50MHz Bandwidth PSM3750 Features

    • Frequency range 10µHz to 50MHz
    • Isolated inputs – 500 Vpk
    • Gain accuracy at < 1 MHz 0.01 dB
    • Phase accuracy at < 1 kHz 0.025°
    • Frequency response analyzer
    • Impedance analyzer
    • Vector Volt Meter / Phase Angle Volt Meter
    • RMS Volt Meter / Oscilloscope
    • Loop response analysis
    • Harmonic analyzer

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  • High Accuracy FRA 100Vpk Input | PSM1700 - Newtons 4th

    High Accuracy FRA 100Vpk Input | PSM1700

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    High Accuracy FRA 100Vpk Input PSM1700 Overview

    The High Accuracy Frequency Response Analyzer PSM1700 is a comprehensive DFT and true RMS analysis instrument for R&D and production test applications. Specifically aimed at a range of gain/phase analysis applications, amongst which include switched-mode power supply feedback loop stability analysis and general frequency response analysis of filters. It has a clear, bright graphics display showing real-time values or graphs or tables. It can be operated completely by remote control over RS232 or LAN as an option. When combined with the IAI (Impedance Analysis Interface) the PSM become a high accuracy 1MHz Impedance Analyzer/ LCR meter. It is designed to give optimum performance, speed of measurement, and convenience, providing sophisticated measurement capability in a cost-effective and easy-to-use benchtop instrument.

    High Accuracy FRA 100Vpk Input PSM1700 Features

    • Frequency range 10µHz to 1MHz
    • Floating differential inputs – 100 Vpk
    • Gain accuracy at < 1 kHz 0.02 dB
    • Phase accuracy at < 1 kHz 0.02°
    • Frequency response analyzer
    • Impedance analyzer
    • Vector Volt Meter / Phase Angle Volt Meter
    • RMS Volt Meter
    • Loop response analysis
    • Harmonic analyzer

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    High-Performance Power Analyzer | PPA4500

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    High-Performance Power Analyzer PPA4500 Overview

    The PPA4500 features high-speed FPGA/DSP sampling techniques and the highly respected “Planar Shunt” Technology, the PPA4500 is the product of over 12 years of research and development. The PPA4500 is better than the outgoing models, with improved accuracy, color TFT, front USB port, and faster processing. The PPA4500 is a significant leap forward in both accuracy and functionality. The PPA4500 is well suited to transformer loss testing, PWM inverter drive efficiency testing, standby power testing to IEC62301/EN50564, and many more challenging applications.

    The PPA4500 exhibits the ability to measure fundamental frequencies up to 2MHz, as well as up to 100 Harmonics with the same 2MHz upper-frequency limit. PWM Motor drive mode enables the engineer to rapidly set up the instrument to measure complex harmonically distorted waveforms, sophisticated signal processing algorithms facilitate high sample rate (2Ms/s) true wideband (2Mhz) analysis of PWM signals. The PPA4500 utilizes parallel digital filtering for fundamental frequency synchronization without affecting the bandwidth of the measured data.

    High-Performance Power Analyzer PPA4500 Features & Benefits

    • 0.03% Basic accuracy
    • Frequency range DC and 10mHz to 2MHz
    • High precision internal shunts Superior accuracy to any external shunt
    • 5 millidegree phase accuracy necessary for low power factor applications
    • Up to 50 Arms (1000 Apk) & 1000 Vrms (3000 Vpk) direct input
    • Low current (10Arms), Standard (30Arms), and High current (50Arms) options
    • High-speed sampling on all channels (2Ms/s)
    • True real-time analysis with no measurement gap
    • 1, 2, or 3 phase versions master-slave mode for 4, 5, or 6 phase
    • Real time Digital, Tabular, Graphic, and Oscilloscope displays
    • Simple BNC connection of N4L shunts for high current applications
    • RS232, IEEE 488, USB, LAN, Torque, Speed and Extension ports

    PPA4500 Brochure

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  • Newtons 4th Power Laboratory Amplifier LPA01 Right Angle

    Power Amplifier ±12Vpk 1MHz | LPA01

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    The Power Amplifier LPA01 range of power amplifiers from N4L is robust and reliable for use in a variety of industrial and laboratory applications. Designed originally for use with Phase Sensitive Multimeters, the LPA01 can also be used anywhere where there is a need to boost a signal either in voltage or current. They combine DC accuracy with wide bandwidth to faithfully reproduce complex waveforms, driving loads that may be capacitive, inductive, or resistive.  Optionally, the DC component can be eliminated with AC coupling or can be reduced with AC+(DC) coupling. To limit high-frequency noise, the input bandwidth can be reduced with
    a linear phase, 2nd order, low pass filter for low-frequency applications.

    Power Amplifier ±400Vpk 1MHz LPA400 Features

    • DC accurate and wide bandwidth
    • 1A Peak output current @ up to ±14V peak (LPA01).
    • High slew
    • Stable into a wide range of loads.
    • Isolated to 40V common mode to reject ground loop
    • The robust metal enclosure will fit underneath QuanteQ or Veqtor to boost output
    • Switch selectable coupling options: AC, AC+DC, or AC with reduced
    • Switch selectable precision gain
    • Switch selectable

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  • Newtons 4th LPA05 Power Amplifier front Right Angle

    Power Amplifier ±16/20Vpk 1MHz | LPA05

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    Power Amplifier ±16/20Vpk 1MHz LPA05 Overview

    The Power Amplifier LPA500 range of power amplifiers from N4L is robust and reliable for use in a variety of industrial and laboratory applications. Designed originally for use with Phase Sensitive Multimeters, they can also be used anywhere where there is a need to boost a signal either in voltage or current. They combine DC accuracy with wide bandwidth to faithfully reproduce complex waveforms, driving loads that may be capacitive, inductive, or resistive.  Optionally, the DC component can be eliminated with AC coupling or can be reduced with AC+(DC) coupling. To limit high-frequency noise, the input bandwidth can be reduced with
    a linear phase, 2nd order, low pass filter for low-frequency applications.

    Power Amplifier ±16/20Vpk 1MHz LPA05 Features

    • DC and AC wide bandwidth
    • Switch selectable coupling options: AC, AC+DC, or AC with reduced DC
    • Fixed x10 Gain
    • Switch selectable bandwidth
    • High slew rate
    • Isolated BNC or 4mm output sockets
    • ±40V peak | 3A rms / 5A peak | (LPA05A resistive load)
    • ±16V peak | 5A rms / 8A peak | (LPA05B resistive load)
    • Isolated from ground to prevent earth loops
    • Robust metal enclosure

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  • Newtons 4th Power Laboratory Amplifier LPA400 Front Left Angle

    Power Amplifier ±400Vpk 1MHz | LPA400

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    Power Amplifier ±400Vpk 1MHz LPA400 Overview

    The Power Amplifier LPA400 range of power amplifiers from N4L is robust and reliable for use in a variety of industrial and laboratory applications. Designed originally for use with Phase Sensitive Multimeters, they can also be used anywhere where there is a need to boost a signal either in voltage or current. They combine DC accuracy with wide bandwidth to faithfully reproduce complex waveforms, driving loads that may be capacitive, inductive, or resistive.  Optionally, the DC component can be eliminated with AC coupling or can be reduced with AC+(DC) coupling. To limit high-frequency noise, the input bandwidth can be reduced with
    a linear phase, 2nd order, low pass filter for low-frequency applications.

    Power Amplifier ±400Vpk 1MHz LPA400 Features

    • DC accurate and wide bandwidth
    • Switch selectable coupling options: AC, AC+DC, or AC with reduced
    • Switch selectable precision gain
    • Switch selectable
    • High slew
    • ± 400V peak, 50mA rms (LPA400).
    • ± 180V peak, 100mA rms (LPA400B).
    • Stable into a wide range of loads.
    • Isolated to 40V common mode to reject ground loop
    • Robust metal enclosureWill fit underneath QuanteQ or Veqtor to boost output

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    Precision Power Analyzer | PPA5500

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    Precision Power Analyzer PPA5500 Overview

    The PPA5500 Power Analyzer introduced leading power measurement performance in a compact, cost-effective instrument. It quickly developed a reputation for exceptional accuracy and stability in the most demanding of power applications. The Power Analyzer 5500 series extends the power analysis range further for those who need the ultimate power analysis product, this is the top-of-the-range model offered by N4L and rightly deserves its place.

    While maintaining the wide frequency range and exceptional noise rejection, the PPA5500 series adds increased voltage and current measurement ranges, greater processing power, increased memory, real-time clock, high contrast visible colour display, 1GB non-volatile internal memory, and external USB memory port. A 2MS/s sample rate, alongside “True Real-Time” no gap analysis is a formidable combination for the analysis of power. This along with innovative analogue front end design which includes our proprietary “Planar shunt technology “, the PPA5500 provides truly exceptional measurement stability and accuracy. The phase angle accuracy of the PPA5500 is 0.005 degrees, this is perfect for transformer loss analysis testing at very low power factors. Have a look at the Power Analyzer Tutorial Series which demonstrated the speed and versatility of the PPA5500.

    Precision Power Analyzer PPA5500 Features and Benefits

    • 0.01% Basic accuracy
    • Frequency range DC and 10mHz to 2MHz
    • High precision internal shunts Superior accuracy to any external shunt
    • 5 millidegree phase accuracy necessary for low power factor applications
    • Up to 50 Arms (1000 Apk) & 1000 Vrms (3000 Vpk) direct input
    • Low current (10Arms), Standard (30Arms), and High current (50Arms) options
    • High-speed sampling on all channels
    • True real-time analysis with no measurement gap
    • 1, 2, or 3 phase versions master-slave mode for 4, 5, or 6 phase
    • Real-time Digital, Tabular, Graphic, and Oscilloscope displays
    • Simple BNC connection of N4L shunts for high current applications
    • RS232, IEEE 488, USB, LAN, Torque, Speed and Extension ports

    PPA5500 Brochure

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  • Newtons 4th Programmable AC Power Source 6kva Single phase Right Angle

    Programmable Power Sources AC+DC 3kVA ~ 67kVA

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    Programmable Power Sources AC+DC 3kVA ~ 67kVA Overview

    The N4A range of Programmable AC Power Sources offers complete flexibility for a wide range of applications. All N4A sources feature dual-channel arbitrary waveform generators utilizing direct digital synthesis, providing the user with simultaneous multiple harmonic generations, frequency sweeping, and long sequencing capabilities. The metrology of the arbitrary generator permits long custom waveform sequences to be produced without a reduction in the resolution of each individual waveform. The N4A AC Source also features a 10-bit vertical resolution and a maximum waveform resolution of 16,384 points to produce a single periodic waveform. There is also an internal storage function for imported custom waveforms featuring user-intuitive library menus that display the waveform graphically on the display.

    Programmable Power Sources AC+DC 3kVA ~ 67kVA Features and Applications

    • Low THD <0.3% (0.1% typical)
    • DC+AC Output - DC-1kHz (10kHz small signal bandwidth)
    • Single Phase and 3 Phase systems available
    • EMC Compliance - IEC61000-3-2/3/11/12, IEC61000-4-11/13/17/29
    • Market Leading Inrush - 2x Continuous Output for 3 seconds
    • Fast Switch on Time - Proprietary Design
    • Versatile interfaces - RS232, USB, LAN
    • Arbitrary Waveform - Custom Arbitrary Waveform, Sequencing and More
    • Pre Set Waveforms - Stored in Hardware for Fast Recall
    • High Efficiency >80%
    • Up to 67kVA 3 Phase Solutions
    • Compact Design - High Power Density

    The N4A AC power sources feature an extremely flexible waveform generator capable of mathematical waveform generation, data point waveform upload, and many sequencing functions. Traditionally, switching topologies have struggled to provide total harmonic distortion (THD) figures below 2%. The N4A “6 legged topology” provides less than 0.3% THD and typically 0.1%, the N4A range of AC Power Sources should be considered the best value power generator on the market. Ranging from the N4A06 6kVA model (300Vrms, 20A) to the N4A67 67kVA model (67kVA, 75A /phase) – the N4A will suit a wide range of applications including;

    • Aerospace
    • Renewable Energy
    • Compliant to IEC61000-3-2/12 and IEC61000-3-3/11 Harmonics and Flicker Testing
    • Compliant to IEC61000-4-11 Voltage Dips and Interrupts immunity test standard
    • IEC61000-4-13 harmonic and inter-harmonic susceptibility test standard
    • PWM Inverter Drive Development
    • Automotive
    • Standby Power
    • Battery Development

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  • Selective Level Meter | SLM 3505

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    Selective Level Meter SLM 3505 Overview

    The Selective Level Meter SLM3505 was designed to provide a single-instrument solution for the Electric Utility System Protection Engineers and Relay/Communications Technicians responsible for the alignment and maintenance of Power Line Carrier, Audio Tone, and FSK Communications Systems. This multifunction instrument replaces all 4 existing Power Line Carrier Instruments in one for a fraction of the cost, all in a compact lightweight package.

    Selective Level Meter SLM 3505 Features

    • Frequency range 5Hz to 5MHz
    • Selectable inputs up to 300 Vpk
    • Low and High level generators
    • Dual frequency SLM mode
    • Impedance analyzer
    • VSWR Meter
    • Oscilloscope mode
    • Line trap/tuner test
    • Mains / 12 volt dc / internal battery operation
    • Supplied complete with rugged flight case

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    Transformer Edition Power Analyzer | PPA5500-TE

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    Transformer Edition Power Analyzer PPA5500-TE Overview

    The PPA5500-TE is the world’s best high-accuracy transformer power analyzer, the world's best, compliant to relevant testing within IEC60076-1, dedicated to the transformer industry. The PPA5500-TE provides unrivaled measurement integrity, reliability, and accuracy. Each PPA5500-TE is rigorously tested within N4L’s ISO17025 Accredited Power Laboratory in which specialized power calibration from 40Hz to 450Hz is performed alongside N4L’s well-documented wideband calibration, up to 2MHz. The PPA5500-TE is compliant with IEC60076-8 and provides a 3-year warranty as well as a 2-year calibration interval. Power Transformer loss analysis becomes challenging when the transformer is off-loaded (for example whilst performing core loss analysis), this test condition requires the power analyzer to exhibit exceptional phase angle accuracy and repeatability. The PPA5500-TE provides market-leading low power factor analysis, supplied with UKAS ISO17025 certification.

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  • Power Analyzer Compact Three Phase – PPA500

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     Compact Three Phase Power Analyzer  PPA500

    The PPA500 is a Precision Power Analyzer  addressing a need for high performance power analysis at low cost. Primarily aimed toward applications that require precision measurement without complex features, the PPA500 series is ideally suited to a production or test environment. This power analyser achieves a level of performance previously available only in costly instruments, while maintaining the intuitive operation and clarity of measurement presentation for which the PPA series has become renowned. The unit benefits from a full colour TFT display that provides great flexibility and combines a level of performance, ease of use and value beyond any comparable product. While being only half rack width and 2U high, the PPA500 is available in 1, 2 or 3 phase configurations. As a result of innovative design, the PPA500 is able to deliver high performance at low cost. Features such as the planar shunt (A shunt design topology developed by N4L) and FPGA based real time no gap analysis technique all contribute to the PPA500’s fantastic offering. The low cost of the PPA500 Power Analyser presents a great opportunity to system integrators looking for accurate, traceable, reliable power analysis.

    Power Analyzer Features & Benefits

    • 0.05% Basic accuracy (Traceable to ISO17025)
    • Frequency range DC and 10mHz to 500kHz
    • High precision internal shunts Superior accuracy to any external shunt
    • 10 milli degree phase accuracy – Necessary for low power factor applications
    • 20 Arms (300 Apk) & 1000 Vrms (2500 Vpk) direct input
    • Unique x10 gain mode for Standby Power measurement
    • High speed sampling on all channels
    • True real time analysis with no measurement gap
    • 1, 2 or 3 phase versions
    • High contrast full colour graphic display
    • Simple BNC connection of N4L shunts for high current applications
    • RS232, USB, (LAN Option), Extension and Auxiliary ports
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    Electrical Installation Meter with Power Analyzer | MPI-540

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    Electrical Installation  Meter with Power Analyzer MPI-540 Overview

    The MPI-540 meter is designed for checking industrial and home electrical installations. The measurements taken by the device, determine the safety of the installation. In addition, the user has the possibility to register the parameters of electrical networks located at these facilities. This allows for the measurement of the parameters of protection against electric shock using a single universal device while verifying the quality of electricity. The Auto mode allows significant automation of measurements of the meter and makes it possible to test the functioning of residual current circuit breakers, as well as in pre-programmed measuring sequences, which can be extended with their own sequences. Automatic measurement of insulation resistance of 3-, 4- and 5-wire conductors are possible by using an additional AUTO ISO-1000C adapter.

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  • Newtons 4th PPA 3500 Power Analyzer left angle

    Benchtop Power Analyzer up to 8 Phase Analysis PPA3500

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    High Performance PPA3500 up to 8 Phase Power Analysis Overview

    The PPA3500 is a high accuracy 3~6 phase power analyzer able to perform reliable, accurate power analysis in a variety of applications. Dut to innovative analogue card design, the PPA3500 is packaged in a compact 2U chassis. The PPA3500 is available in 3, 4, 5 or 6 phase configurations. The PPA3500 power analyzer benefits from a full colour “Dual” TFT display, this concept employs two TFT displays within one instrument, allowing for a large widescreen display area in a 2U form factor. There is also the option to install the unit in a 19in rack providing a 2U 6 Phase solution, see accessories for more details.

    Proprietary Technology featuring the industry-renowned planar shunt technology (A shunt design topology developed by N4L) and FPGA based real-time no gap analysis techniques, the PPA3500 is able to provide groundbreaking 6 phase analysis performance. Real-Time no gap analysis ensures efficiency measurements are entirely synchronized between input and output.

    All PPA3500 units are supplied with UKAS ISO17025 certification as standard, this is performed at N4L in the UK in our accredited ISO17025 Laboratory.

    6 phase Power Analyzer Features

    • Only Power Analyzer in the market designed specifically for inverter drive applications
    • Excellent Accuracy 0.03% Typical
    • Best Wide Bandwidth ideal for distorted signal analysis such as PWM Inverter drives
    • 1MHz Bandwidth
    • Torque and Speed inputs fitted as standard +/- 10V, Analogue DC and Pulsed Inputs
    • Extremely high accuracy phase measurement of 0.01deg
    • Real-time monitoring and efficiency calculation of Electrical to Electrical and Electrical to Mechanical
    • ISO17025 (UKAS) traceable certification supplied
    • 8 Phase Analysis Use 3P2W + CH3 + 3P2W + CH3 to measure 8 phases including 3 Phase Input Power, DC Bus and 3 Phase Output Power
    • Low profile – 2U High, up to 6 Phase measurement
    • DFT Based Power Calculation Utilize the Power of DFT Fourier analysis, made possible using top of the range DSPs and FPGAs.
    • Unrivalled product support
    • PWM Motor drive mode for quick easy setup
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    Power Analyser – PPA1500

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    Power Analyser PPA1500 Overview

    The PPA1500 Power Analyser offers higher performance compared to its sibling – the PPA500 unit.  N4L power analysers provide the optimum solution in almost any power measurement application and budget. The PPA1500 Power Analyser offers a 1Mhz Bandwidth and full graphical display, this includes harmonic bar graphs and graphical data logging. The PPA1500 Power Analyser now features sophisticated parallel digital filtering algorithms enabling the PPA1500 to be used in various Pulse Width Modulated applications.

    While being only half-rack width and 2U high, the PPA1500 is available in 1, 2 or 3 phase configurations and offers a level of performance normally found only in larger and more costly instruments. With modes such as “Inrush Current and “Standby Power”, the PPA1500 provides fast, accurate and easy measurements in challenging environments.

    The PPA1500 series analysers now have a 6 Phase 2U Rack option in which two PPA1530 units are installed on the same rack side by side to gives the ability to perform 6 phase 0.1% accurate power measurement whilst only occupying a height of 2U in any rack.

    All PPA1500 units are supplied with UKAS ISO17025 certification as standard, this is performed at N4L in the UK in our accredited ISO17025 Laboratory.

    Power Analyser PPA1500 Features & Benefits

    • High contrast full-colour graphic display
    • Simple BNC connection of N4L shunts for high current applications
    • RS232, USB, LAN, Extension and Auxiliary ports
    • 0.05% Basic accuracy
    • Frequency range DC and 10mHz to 1MHz
    • High precision internal shunts – Superior accuracy to any external shunt
    • 10 millidegree phase accuracy – Necessary for low power factor applications
    • 20 Arms (300 Apk) & 1000 Vrms (2500 Vpk) direct input
    • Unique x10 gain mode for Standby Power measurement
    • 1MS/s High-speed sampling on all channels
    • True real-time analysis with no measurement gap
    • 1, 2 or 3 phase versions