Extech 380320 Analog Insulation Tester
The Extech Analog Insulation Tester is capable of generating test voltages up to 1 kV to test electrical insulators.
- Three test voltages: 250V, 500V, and 1000V
- Insulation Resistance to 400M Ω
- Measures continuity to 3 Ω , resistance to 500 Ω , and AC voltage to 600V
|380320||Analog high voltage insulation tester|
|Usually ships in 1-2 weeks|
The Extech Analog Insulation Tester consists of three insulation test ranges with live circuit warning that displays the actual AC voltage measurement. The handheld device can generate voltages up to 1000 VDC to test electrical insulation, and can also be used as a standard ohmmeter to measure resistances up to 500 ohms.
The unit easily toggles between available modes, and includes a battery test function with analog readout that advises the user when batteries need to be replaced.
- Test voltage: 250V/500V/1000V
- Insulation resistance: 0 to 100MΩ, 0 to 200MΩ, 0 to 400MΩ
- Test voltage accuracy: ±5% of scale
- AC voltage: 0 to 600V
- AC accuracy: ±5% of scale
- Resistance: 1 to 500Ω
- Resistance accuracy: ±3% of scale
- Continuity: 3Ω
- Continuity accuracy: ±3% of scale
- Dimensions: 7.9 x 3.6 x 2” (200 x 92 x 50mm)
- Weight: 1.2lbs (546g) includes batteries
- (1) High voltage megohmmeter
- (6) AA batteries
- (1) Hanging strap
- (2) Test leads
- (1) Hard carrying case
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