Aware of the growing need throughout the industry to conduct thorough energy audits and gain more comprehensive knowledge of power efficiency levels, test sourcing specialist Livingston now offers its customer base the Dranetz HDPQ series for intelligent logging of detailed power quality data. Boasting 8 independent analysis channels (4 for differential voltages and 4 for current), these feature-rich 3-phase power monitoring units are capable of measuring a plethora of different parameters – including crest factor, K factor and transformer derating factor. They can deliver up to 512 samples/cycle performance. Ethernet, Wi-Fi, USB, Bluetooth communication are all supported, allowing convenient transfer of captured data.
Automated setups provide instant detection of circuits and configurations, so that units are ready ‘out of the box’ to capture power consumption/quality data. Operatives can select the length and mode of data collection, including troubleshooting, data logging, power quality surveys and load balancing. The Dranetz HDPQ series is fully compliant with IEEE 1159, IEEE 519, IEEE 1453, IEC 61000-4-30 Class A and EN50160 standards. Each unit has a 7-inch WVGA resolution color display with a built-in touchscreen and comes with DRAN-VIEW software on CD all set to be installed. Up to 4GByte Compact Flash memory capacity can be utilized. The compact, highly portable design (weighing just 2kg) makes these units easy to carry and their ergonomic ABS plastic enclosures are rugged enough to deal with the most difficult of operational environments. IP50-rated they are resistant to water ingress.