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LCR meter

2 May 2012 Test & Measurement

New from Agilent Technologies is the E4982A LCR meter, ideal for manufacturing passive components such as SMD inductors and EMI filters, where impedance testing at frequencies of 1 MHz to 3 GHz is required. Its powerful list of measurements make it suitable for R&D and quality assurance.

Makers of chip inductor/EMI filters and integrators of chip inductor/EMI filter test systems are driven by the need for accurate and repeatable inductance, quality factor and impedance measurements. They are also under continual pressure to improve throughput and test yield while keeping test costs low. The E4982A offers 0,8% basic impedance measurement accuracy and repeatable measurements with small measurement variation. It also delivers measurement speeds of 0,9 ms, 2,1 ms or 3,7 ms.

The instrument is compatible with the Agilent 4287A LCR meter, while offering greater performance. SCPI commands and handler interface function for the E4982A are compatible with the 4287A as well, allowing customers to leverage their earlier investments and expertise in the software.

The E4982A offers PC connectivity via GPIB, LAN and USB; an easy-to-use, intuitive user interface; a 10,4” display; and a compact design with 277 mm depth.



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