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Application Notes, Meters August 4, 2022
Application Notes, Safety August 4, 2022
Application Notes, Safety August 4, 2022
Application Notes, Lighting, Test Guides August 4, 2022
Application Notes, DC Supplies August 4, 2022
Application Notes, Safety August 4, 2022
Manuals, Meters August 4, 2022
AC/DC Loads, Application Notes August 4, 2022
Safety August 4, 2022
AC/DC Loads August 4, 2022
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    DC Supplies

    Notes for DC supplies
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    DC Source Wireless LAN to RS 232 Adapter

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    This application discusses how to use the “Wireless LAN to RS 232 Adapter” to control the DC Source. ...

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    62000H IV Curve Simulation

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    This application note describes how to select the appropriate I-V curve control mode to test the MPPT Efficiency of a PV inverter. ...

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    Constant Power Envelope on 62000P Series DC Sources

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    This application note will discuss the benefits of a DC programmable source with constant power envelope versus a conventional DC programmable source. ...

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    Solar Array Simulation using Real World Data

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    Solar panels do not supply power in the same method as any other type DC power source. The output power of the array is affected by the amount of sunlight focused upon its surface, measured as irradiance....

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      AC/DC Loads

      Application notes for electronic loads
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      6310A Slew Rate and Minimum Rise Time

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      The purpose of this Application Note is to explain how the Slew Rate Control operates using the 6310A series loads. ...

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      63200 Firmware Update

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      Chroma 63200 series electronic loads can be brought up to date by updating firmware when no hardware change has been made. ADLS software is required to do firmware update. ...

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      63600 Digitizing Measurements

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      Dynamic Loading and Transient Response testing is a common test requirement for Power Supplies, DC DC Converters and Battery Chargers. Dynamic and Dynamic Sweep tests are used to confirm the response times...

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      63600 Selecting Electronic Loads For Low Voltage High Current Applications

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      This application note provides design equations that can be used to assess the capability of an electronic load to sustain a maximum current at a minimum voltage in light of overall system resistance characteristics. ...

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      63600 Minimum Operating Voltage

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      This application note describes how to determine the minimum voltage in each operating range. ...

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      63600 DC Load Ethernet Connection

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      This application note describes how to configure the ethernet connection of a 63600 DC Load. ...

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      63600 Confirm Ripple Current

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      This application note will show the proper way to measure the actual ripple current from the load at the lowest levels. ...

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      63600 Sine Wave Dynamic Parallel

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      This Application Note will show the manual steps to set the load for Sine Wave Dynamic and show a list of the SCPI commands used to program the Sine Wave Dynamic load. ...

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      63600 Sinewave Dynamic VBA Program example

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      This document describes programming the Chroma 63600 DC Electronic loads for creating a Sinewave Dynamic Load using Visual Basic Application (VBA) software with GPIB and SCPI commands. By adding a Sinewave...

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      63600 User Defined Waveforms (UDW) with Parallel Loads

      One time registration required in order to download documents. or to continue. 1,073 KB 116 downloads

      Chroma 63600 Loads can be paralleled to achieve higher current or power, and still share the same User Defined Waveforms. This App Note describes how to set up the 63600 Loads in Parallel and how to share...

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          Meters

          Notes for the various meters
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          LCR Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) of Capacitors

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          This note answers questions and clarifies confusion that might exist in the definition of ESR in capacitors. ...

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          LCR and EST Product Interfaces

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          Provides a list of product interfaces for LCR and EST instruments. ...

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          LCR Product Accessories

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          Provides a list of accessories for LCR meters. ...

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          LCR Multi Terminal Impedance Measurements

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          This application note explains how the use of multiple connections can reduce or remove impedance measurement errors caused by series impedance in the connections or shunt impedance across the unknown. ...

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          16502 Errors in Low Resistance Measurements

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          This application note takes a look at variables in measuring low resistance values and the errors that may occur in making those measurements. ...

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          LCR What Voltage and Current is Applied to the Unknown

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          This application note describes how to compute the actual voltage and current. ...

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          LCR What's Your LCR IQ?

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          A fun little test to learn more about LCR. ...

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          LCR Primer

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          This primer defines and explains the measurement of the impedance parameters known as LCR - L (inductance), C (capacitance), and R (resistance). Impedance parameters are characteristic of an AC circuit;...

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          Heater Testing Simplified With the Wound Component EST Scanner Model 19035

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          At a minimum there are two production tests which all heater manufacturers perform in addition to ensuring the heater is operating properly. One test performed is a DC resistance test; the other test is...

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          Manuals | Digital Power Meter 66205

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          This manual describes the specifications, installation, and programming of Chroma 66205 Digital Power Meter ...

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          Safety

          Application notes for electrical safety testing
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          19052 Used for IR Test on Adhesive Heat Shrink

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          Describes testing insulation resistance of heat shrink tubing used for splices. ...

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          19053 and Cable Reel Immersion Test

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          Discusses dielectric testing of a cable reel immersed in water. ...

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          A Practical Guide to Dielectric Testing

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          This application note looks at insulation resistance and dielectric testing, AC & DC Hipot testing, and some of the regulations that govern electrical safety testing (EST). ...

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          Advanced Technique For Dielectric Analysis

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          This application note covers advanced techniques for dielectric analysis. ...

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          19572 Ground Bond Testing Per UL 60950

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          The intention of this particular application note is to investigate, define and clarify the protective earthing and bonding requirements in paragraph 2.6.3.3 of UL 60950. ...

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          Classification Per IEC60601-1

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          This application note explains how to classify an electrical device in order to determine the tests that are required for IEC60601-1 ...

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          Custom Design Your Own Shock Therapy

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          This application note describes how to plan for product safety testing. ...

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          Advantages of Safety Electrical Tester

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          This note will address the benefits, provide examples, and offer tips on how to introduce digital safety testing products to analog users. ...

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          Connection of Isolation Transformer to 19032

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          Describes the connection of an isolation transformer to an electrical safety test instrument. ...

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          Calculating Inrush Current Protection

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          This application note looks at protecting devices from high inrush currents and provides a method and considerations necessary in specifying the inrush current protection needed for an example device. ...

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          Lighting

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          LED Lighting Test Methods

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          LED lighting is well known as an energy saving and eco-friendly light source technology, and it is widely believed that these features will make LED the dominant technology in the lighting market ultimately....

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          LED Power Driver Test Guide

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          Chroma has defined this LED driver test guide to further advance the quality and technical development of the LED driver based on its 26 years of specialized knowledge in the power testing field and the...

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