Safe HiPot testing up to 1,500 V DC/1,067 V AC

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 16 May 2008



(2008), "Safe HiPot testing up to 1,500 V DC/1,067 V AC", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 80 No. 3.



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Safe HiPot testing up to 1,500 V DC/1,067 V AC

Article Type: Equipment and software From: Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology: An International Journal, Volume 80, Issue 3.

The rapid and easy HiPot testing of cables, connectors and harnesses is reportedly provided with the new all- in-one bench top high-voltage wiring analyser from electrical safety testing specialists Clare Instruments.

Horizon II (Figure 1) is the latest in a range of versatile and high-performance analysers from Clare Instruments, and is said to meet the requirement for an easy-to-use, fully integrated and flexible data management tool offering virtually unlimited data storage and reporting capabilities.

Figure 1 Horizon II is designed for HiPot testing up to 1,500V DC/1,067V AC

Tough, portable and reliable, the Horizon II is designed for HiPot testing up to 1,500V DC/1,067V AC within the most demanding of production test environment.

Product features a powerful built-in PC with flash memory and eight digital I/0, while the windows-based operating system and integral colour touch screen enables the user to undertake quick and easy test programming.

Up to 128-point testing can be carried out with the Horizon II while the product's versatility enables expansion up to 1,024 points, with the capability of switching 1A and HiPot testing up to 1,500V DC and/or 1,067V AC.

A real-time temperature and humidity on-screen display and label printer support provides also offers improved performance.

Other features include built-in “START” and “STOP” buttons, simple and easy-to-understand on-screen user help tips and a redesigned adapter retention system which significantly improves user load/unload times.

Horizon II is said to be extremely versatile it can be operated as a standalone tester, integrated into automated assembly/test lines or networked.

For further information, please contact: Clare Instruments, Tel: +44 (0) 191 586 3511, Fax: +44 (0)191 586 0227

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