General Radio 1863 Megger / Megohmeter

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Description

The General Radio 1863 Megger, also known as a Megohmeter, is a precision instrument designed for measuring insulation resistance in various electrical systems. With its versatile capabilities, it offers accurate readings across a wide range of resistance values, making it suitable for testing insulation in cables, transformers, motors, and other electrical equipment. The instrument provides precise measurements even at high resistance levels, ensuring reliable assessment of insulation integrity to prevent potential hazards such as short circuits or electrical failures. Its user-friendly interface and robust construction make it suitable for both laboratory and field applications, while safety features such as voltage limit settings and automatic discharge after testing enhance user safety during operation.

Specifications

  • Measurement Range: 0.1 MΩ to 20 TΩ
  • Test Voltage: Selectable from 50 V to 5 kV
  • Accuracy: ± (5% of reading + 3 digits)
  • Test Current: 1 mA at minimum resistance, decreasing with increasing resistance
  • Voltage Limit Settings: Adjustable for safety and to comply with test standards
  • Display: Large digital LCD for clear and easy reading
  • Measurement Modes: Insulation resistance, leakage current, polarization index (PI), dielectric absorption ratio (DAR)
  • Safety Features: Automatic discharge after testing, safety interlock, voltage limit settings
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
  • Power Supply: Built-in rechargeable battery or mains power adapter
  • Dimensions: Typically 300 mm x 250 mm x 150 mm (11.8 in x 9.8 in x 5.9 in)
  • Weight: Approximately 5 kg (11 lbs)
  • Compliance: Conforms to relevant safety and performance standards

Laboratory Calibration

Micro Precision operates 36 laboratories globally providing reliable localized support

  • Certified metrologists staffing laboratories in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East
  • Comprehensive scopes of accreditation to meet a broad range of customer needs
  • Expedited calibration services available
  • Pickup and delivery services available
  • Environmentally controlled facilities to ensure high quality and accurate calibrations and measurements.

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Laboratory Calibration

Micro Precision operates 36 laboratories globally providing reliable localized support

  • Certified metrologists staffing laboratories in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East
  • Comprehensive scopes of accreditation to meet a broad range of customer needs
  • Expedited calibration services available
  • Pickup and delivery services available
  • Environmentally controlled facilities to ensure high quality and accurate calibrations and measurements.

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Quality Certified Test Equipment Repair Services

When a piece of equipment fails you have the option to repair or replace that item. Oftentimes repair is an economical and efficient solution. Micro Precision’s repair offering provides advantages to our customers:

  • Cost effective; often less than OEM
  • Efficient; often much better turn-time than the OEM
  • Flexibility; willingness to work with customers to meet their needs
  • Warranted repairs
  • Ability to service many obsolete instruments

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Quality Certified Test Equipment Repair Services

When a piece of equipment fails you have the option to repair or replace that item. Oftentimes repair is an economical and efficient solution. Micro Precision’s repair offering provides advantages to our customers:

  • Cost effective; often less than OEM
  • Efficient; often much better turn-time than the OEM
  • Flexibility; willingness to work with customers to meet their needs
  • Warranted repairs
  • Ability to service many obsolete instruments

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From the leasing of specialized electronic equipment for a specific task, to the purchase of physical and dimensional tools, we offer leasing services as well as used test equipment sales. We also locate hard-to-find electronics, and provide flexible options to meet ever-changing equipment needs.

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Cost Effective Test Equipment Options

From the leasing of specialized electronic equipment for a specific task, to the purchase of physical and dimensional tools, we offer leasing services as well as used test equipment sales. We also locate hard-to-find electronics, and provide flexible options to meet ever-changing equipment needs.

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