Testo rings in a new era in electrical measurement technology - testo have added to their extensive list of testing solutions with the launch of a brand new electrical measurent range, offering unique technology and exceptional user-friendliness.
Testo's new range of instruments for electrical testing have a number of unique features
After intensive research and development work, testo have launched range of electrical testing instruments, a move that sees the company not only entering previously unfamiliar territory, but that also rings in a new era in this field. These innovative new products make it possible for users to carry out their daily measurement tasks more easily, safely and efficiently than ever before.
In contrast to many products on the market, the measuring instruments from testo show many differentiating benefits and an excellent price-performance ratio. Added to this is the advantage, that with 12 products, testo covers the entire spectrum of electrical measurement parameters from one provider.
The market for electrical measuring instruments today already offers a multitude of solutions for many different measurement parameters. Knowing this, testo did not want to simply launch yet another ‘me too’ instrument on to the market, instead aiming to provide true added value for industry professionals.
In particular, testo wanted to provide instruments that enable contractors to work more efficiently than with existing measurement solutions. The new instruments are extremely user-friendly: they are easy and intuitive to use, save many work steps, offer the highest level of safety, and are suitable for many various applications.
Testo has launched a total of five product families for all important measurements on electrical appliances and systems. These include a digital multimeter in three versions, which automatically recognises the measurement parameters by socket use, and which can be more safely operated using function buttons than with the usual rotary dial.
Three clamp meter models with a unique fully retractable clamp mechanism that allows current cables to be grabbed precisely. And two current-voltage testers which fulfil the newest voltage tester standard, and select measurement parameters automatically and without the danger of confusion.
Completing the range are three voltage testers – all equipped with an all-round LED display which can be read from any position – and a non-contact voltage tester with a filter for high-frequency interference.
Below is a short break down of each of the models in the range, with an overview of the different versions available and their functionalities. If you would like full specifications please visit our Electrical Testing: testolimited.com/electrical. Additionally, if you have any questions or queries please feel free to contact us on 01420 544433 and we’ll be happy to help.
The testo 760 digital multimeter family comprises three models for all important electrical measuring tasks. Function keys replace the traditional dial on all three instruments, which means easier operation and greater reliability. Incorrect settings are now impossible, because the measurement parameters are detected automatically via the assignment of the measuring sockets and also shown by the illumination of the appropriate function keys.
The testo 760 automatically detects the required measurement parameter meaning it couldn't be more user friendly
The testo 760-1 model is the standard version for virtually all daily measuring tasks. The testo 760-2 is differentiated by a larger current measurement range, the true root mean square measurement - TRMS - and a low-pass filter. The testo 760-3 is the model with the highest specification and, in addition to the features of the other two models, it has a voltage range of up to 1,000 V, along with higher measuring ranges for frequency and capacitance.
The three instruments in the testo 770 clamp meter family are ideally suited for current measurement in switching cabinets. One of the two pincer arms can be fully retracted into the instrument. This unique grab mechanism means that cables in tight switching cabinets can be easily grabbed. The automatic measurement parameter detection also ensures reliable work: in the current and voltage area, all three instruments detect direct and alternating current and select other parameters such as resistance, continuity, diode and capacitance automatically.
The testo 770's fully retractable pincer makes it easy to clamp round tough to reach cables
The testo 770-1 model is the standard version for daily measuring tasks, including starting current measurement. The testo 770-2 also has a µA range as well as an integrated temperature adapter for all type K thermocouples. In addition to this, the testo 770-3 offers a performance measurement function and can be connected with the testo Smart Probes App by Bluetooth. In the App, you can display the measurement progression as a graph and document it directly in the report.
Both instruments in the testo 755 current/voltage tester family are the first of their kind: voltage testers which meet the latest standard and which can also measure current. This means they are suitable for virtually all daily electrical measuring tasks. Each time they are used they automatically select the right settings and therefore prevent dangerous incorrect settings. Both instruments have all the important functions for determining voltage/de-energisation, for measuring current and resistance, as well as for continuity tests.
The testo 755 meets the required standards as both a current and voltage tester
In addition, the integrated flashlight enables dark spots to be illuminated. The measuring tips can be changed easily, so that the whole instrument does not need to be replaced in the event of damage. The testo 755-2 model is differentiated by the larger current range of up to 1,000 V and special functions, such as the single pole phase testing and rotating magnetic field measurement.
The three models in the testo 750 voltage tester family are the first instruments with an all-round LED display. The display can be seen from any position and guarantees an ideal voltage indication thanks to its unique fibre optics. All three models meet the latest voltage tester standard EN 61243-3:2010 and have a safety specification according to CAT IV. They have the most important functions for voltage testing, continuity testing and rotating magnetic field measurement.
The testo 760's all round LED display helps when reading measurements from awkward positions
The testo 750-2 is also suitable for single pole voltage testing and has a flashlight along with an RC trigger function. Vibrating load buttons ensure that trigger tests cannot be carried out accidentally. In addition, the testo 750-3 is fitted with an LC display to show the current reading.
The testo 745 non-contact voltage tester with a voltage range of up to 1,000 V is particularly well-suited to fast initial checking of any suspected fault sources. When the presence of voltage is determined, the testo 745 gives a warning via a clear visual and acoustic signal.
The testo 745 is perfect for quick spot checks if you suspect a cable could be live
In order to increase reliability, the voltage tester has a filter for high-frequency interference signals and is also waterproof and dustproof according to IP 67.
For more information on the New testo Electrical Testing range please visit our Electrical Testing page: www.testolimited.com/electrical or give us a call on 01420 544433. Testo instruments are available from all good HVAC/R distributors.