The Comtest group, Fluke’s authorised test and measurement distributor for South and southern Africa, has introduced the Fluke 1750 three-phase power recorder, for power quality and monitoring of power quality disturbances.
These power meters automatically record every power quality parameter and event, on every cycle continuously for applications as diverse as:
- Long-term analysis: uncover hard-to-find or intermittent issues; monitor critical equipment, capturing power quality events to correlate with equipment malfunction.
- Power quality surveys: quantify power quality throughout a facility, documenting results with comprehensive reports.
- Quality of service compliance: validate incoming power quality at the service entrance.
- Equipment installation/commissioning: benchmark: power system prior to install to insure quality of service.
The 1750 allows for quick and reliable configuration via the Archos 43 internet tablet which provides a window into what the instrument is recording, allowing for configuration even in awkward test locations. It provides power quality measurements that comply with IEC61000-4-30 standards for correct evaluation of all measured values, including voltage, current, power, harmonics, etc. It captures every measurement, on every channel with cross-channel and current triggering capture as well as every parameter: voltage and current on three phases, neutral and ground.
With the 1750, the user may apply thresholds after the data is collected with Fluke power analyse software, so that there is no possibility of missed information due to incorrect setups. The intuitive PC software allows for easy analysing of data and the generation of reports with automated EN50160 reporting and compliance. The feature, auto report creates either standard reports or customised reports and, with the plug and play feature, set-up is easy with self-identifying current probes and single-lead connections.
The 1750 features 5.0 MHz, 8,000 Vp waveform capture, which gives the user a detailed picture of even the shortest of events, while the SD memory card or 100BaseT high-speed ethernet connection enables fast retrieval of the data.
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