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Voltage monitor/Data Logger #12297
08/06/02 06:45 PM
08/06/02 06:45 PM
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Joe Carpenter  Offline OP
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I need to find an instrument to monitor and record the output of a 24vdc power supply for a continuos period of 10 hours or more. I need something that will capture everything down to a voltage drop or spike with a duration as as little as a split second. Is there something available out there for a price of say $400 or less? I don't care if I need to link it to a computer to make it work.

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Re: Voltage monitor/Data Logger #12298
08/06/02 08:37 PM
08/06/02 08:37 PM
Bill Addiss  Offline
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NY, USA
Joe,

We've got 2 Datalogging Multimeters here in the store Both priced under $300

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https://www.electrical-contractor.net/the_store/EX/ML710_720.htm

If you have any questions on this or other equipment feel free to call EXTECH @ (781) 890-7440 ext. 200 for technical questions.

Bill

Re: Voltage monitor/Data Logger #12299
08/07/02 07:19 AM
08/07/02 07:19 AM
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Joe Carpenter  Offline OP
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USA
Does anyone have any experiance with these instruments? Will they detect something as minimal as a "flutter" in the voltage? Is it capable of capturing data this sensitive for several hours solid, preferably up to 10 hours?
Thanks

Re: Voltage monitor/Data Logger #12300
08/07/02 07:57 AM
08/07/02 07:57 AM
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Redsy  Offline
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Bucks County PA
Joe,
We use a Fluke 43B.
Very nice, but it costs around $2,000.00.

Re: Voltage monitor/Data Logger #12301
08/07/02 08:40 AM
08/07/02 08:40 AM
Bill Addiss  Offline
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NY, USA
Joe,

The people over at EXTECH should be able to answer any questions you may have about this particular equipment and it's applications. That's a direct # to their tech dept.

Bill

Re: Voltage monitor/Data Logger #12302
08/07/02 08:48 AM
08/07/02 08:48 AM
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Joe Carpenter  Offline OP
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Posts: 50
USA
OK I'm placing an order for one today. I'll try and post the outcome on this forum.
Thanks everyone.


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