The technical team at Megger answers the latest technical query from end users.
I’M LOOKING FOR A NEW CLAMP METER. IT MUST BE VERSATILE, AND I’D LIKE TO BE ABLE TO CONNECT IT TO MY SMARTPHONE SO THAT I CAN MONITOR AND DOWNLOAD THE RESULTS. WHAT DO YOU SUGGEST?
There are currently two models in the Megger range to choose from: the Megger DPM1000 power clamp or the Megger DCM1500S solar clamp.
The DPM1000 is great for general applications and it’s very versatile. It measures up to 1,000 V and 1,000 A AC and DC, and it’s got lots of other functions, including power, harmonics, resistance and frequency measurement.
If you also work on solar PV installations, the DCM1500S will be a far better option. It has a similar range of functions to the DPM1000 but it measures up to 2,000 V DC, 1,500 V AC and 1,500 A AC and DC. These higher voltage and current capabilities were introduced specifically for solar array applications.
In addition, both instruments connect via Bluetooth to your smartphone (or tablet) using the new Megger Link App, which is available for both iOS and Android.
The App displays live measurement values and also shows graphs of values over time. It also works as a datalogger to allow you to store or send results to your computer via email – or share them using a messenger App – for later analysis or reporting.
Get more details on Megger’s full clamp meter range by clicking here