New Megger Tester opens the door to EV Charging

New Megger Tester opens the door to EV Charging

Easier loop testing and provision for testing EV charge points with the MFT1741+.

Dependable loop impedance testing, with unique ‘confidence meter’ functionality, combined with rapid testing of electrical vehicle charge points (with an optional adaptor) are two of the many benefits that will be enjoyed by users of the new MFT1741+ multifunction installation tester (MFT) from Megger, a market leader in portable electrical test equipment.

Like all Megger MFTs, the MFT1741+ has been designed with safety and ease of use in mind. It has CAT IV 300 V safety rating and user-friendly features like simple colour coded test selection and ambidextrous operation. This new model, however, also has class-leading non-trip loop impedance testing that enables users to get reliable results quickly even in electrically noisy environments and allows non-trip testing on circuits protected by sensitive 10 mA RCDs.

With the aid of an optional adaptor, users of the MFT1741+ can also fully and conveniently test electrical vehicle charge points. When they select Auto EV mode, the instrument automatically runs through the EV charge point RCD test sequence, including the 6 mA DC test.

“We’ve always listened to our customers about what they want from an MFT and designed our instruments accordingly,” said Peter Wade of Megger, “and that’s exactly what we’ve done with the MFT1741+. Customers said they needed easier loop testing and provision for testing EV charge points, along with other features like facilities for testing three-phase systems and for measuring earth electrode impedance. We’ve provided all this new functionality, while retaining the features that have made our range of MFTs so popular.”

In addition to the new features, the MFT1741+ still provides everything needed for testing electrical installations in line with the requirements of the latest IET Wiring Regulations. Users don’t need to record test results manually, as the MFT1741+ has a large internal memory, which can be accessed via a convenient cable-free Bluetooth connection.

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