Industrial & Consumer Electronics

Yokogawa has pioneered test and measurement instruments for the unique design and validation needs of the Industrial and Consumer Electronics Industries. Focused on saving our customers' precious time-to-market, research and production costs, and an effective solution for comprehensive testing, Yokogawa provides key design tools such as the powerful three-in-one DLM4000 MSO series. This instrument can function as a serial bus analyzer, logic analyzer, and a traditional oscilloscope for maximum flexibility and performance.
Meanwhile, Yokogawa's power measurement technology delivers Best in Class precision and stability. The digital power analyzers are perfect for general purpose trouble shooting, validating designs, or manufacturing test. Yokogawa provides cutting-edge measurement solutions. The first to provide dedicated analysis and support for serial bus protocols, including FlexRay, CAN bus, I2C, SPI, and UART. Yokogawa's DLM4000 series Digital Storage Oscilloscope is a Test & Measurements World Award Winner. Additionally, the SL1000 is a High-Speed Data Acquisition Unit that offers fast acquisition, transfer, and data storage - another powerful measurement tool. Yokogawa continues to innovate technologies designed to fit your electronic testing needs.

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Measurement of I/O Characteristics of Semiconductor Devices

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Battery Voltage Fluctuation During ABS Action

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Energy consumption in low-power and standby modes is an important issue due to increased awareness that energy resources are becoming limited and demand for energy-saving household electrical appliances continues to grow. IEC62301 Ed2.0 (2011) and EN 50564:2011 define standby mode as the lowest energy consumption of an appliance not performing its main function, when connected to the mains. IEC62301 Ed2.0 (2011) defines test methods and requirements for both the mains supply and the test equipment. It is crucial that design and test engineers choose highly accurate power measurement tools to confirm that their devices meet these requirements.

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Timing Tests at Power-On of Multiple Power Supplies

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Accurate measurement of lower power factor devices

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The GS820 can measure drain current ID by applying gate-source voltage VGS from channel 1 and drain-source voltage VDS from channel 2.

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Total efficiency measurement of EV/PHV

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Using the OR trigger and Dual Capture, it is easy to trap and record failure conditions on electrical harnessses (wiring interconnects) over a long duration test.

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Testing actuation of a side impact airbag to measure the optimal timing.

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Measuring efficiency with high precision: simultaneous measurement of input and output

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Power Conversion Efficiency Measurement of Power Supply ICs 

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Observation of Inverter Switching Waveforms

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Evaluation of Wireless Charging System for EV/PHV

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Surge Waveform Recording & Power Monitoring

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Measurement of Power Consumption in Mobile Phones 

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Measuring Conversion Efficiency of Power Conditioner

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Evaluating Magnetic Components

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Characteristics of Transient Response from Industrial Robots

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  • How to Measure Harmonics with WT3000E Harmonic Measurement Meter
  • Harmonics standards compliance
  • Measuring up to 50 orders of harmonics at 1 KHz
  • 4 input elements
  • Measuring phase angles between phases

 

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Reference equipment for power calibration

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For maintain of power measurement instruments

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High frequency fluorescent lamp/ballast and LED measurement

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The latest IEC harmonic/flicker standards testing

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Power and harmonic/flicker measurement of devices including the latest semiconductor

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Measuring efficiency with high precision

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  • Power consumption/quality measurements for product design and test
  • Design, compliance, and customer information
  • Best practices
  • Instruments and components
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In this application note you will learn when and how to use different methods to connect a current transformer to a power analyzer.

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One of the main responsibilities of engineers and technicians is data analysis, and this article will show how multi-touch technologies can be used to improve the performance of this and other related tasks.

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  • Parametric characterization of DC-DC converters using source measure units
  • GS 610, 820
  • Purposes include stable power supply and providing stimulus to circuit to measure response
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The DL850 can take engineers to a new level of efficiency in the development of everything from green devices to complex advanced systems.

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The request for lower uncertainties in power measurements are increasing,especially in the transformer industries. Their role is to ensure that the electricity is distributed in an efficient and reliable way. 

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This white paper describes the WT1800, a precision power analyzer that has been replaced by the WT1800E, a unit with numerous improvements including better accuracy. Please visit the WT1800E product page to learn more about the WT1800E.

To keep pace with the increasing speed of switching devices in inverters, Yokogawa has developed the WT1800 precision power analyzer with 10 times faster sampling speed and 5 times wider frequency bandwidth compared with previous models. Its basic accuracy is 0.15% and the frequency bandwidth of voltage and current is 0.1 Hz to 5 MHz (-3 dB, Typical) including the DC component. With up to six inputs, a single WT1800 unit can measure the efficiency of three-phase inverters. In addition, the high-speed data capturing mode allows the WT1800 to measure transient power. This paper describes the high-speed, real-time power measurement technologies underlying these functions.

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The accuracy of a measurement instrument varies with the range over which a reading is measured.

But what if different manufacturers specify this range differently in their instruments?

This article explores the impact of range definitions on measurement accuracy and how one can be mindful when comparing accuracy across instruments.

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Energy efficiency directives from bodies like International Electro technical Commission (IEC), European commission, California Energy Commission (CEC) and others govern standards across various classes of electrical, electronic and mechatronic equipment.

This infographic provides a snapshot guide for making reliable power measurements across your product development lifecycle with particular emphasis on the high accuracy needs of compliance testing. 

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Are you achieving the levels of accuracy you need? 

This article outlines the top reasons for inaccuracies in power measurements and how to tackle them.

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  • Validity of instrument specifications
  • External sensors and temperature effects
  • Calibrating a measurement set up

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Université Laval’s photonics group is one of the world’s most highly regarded research centers, conducting fundamental and applied research with the goal to make breakthroughs in the fields of communications, medical diagnosis, advanced optical sensing, and environmental and atmospheric sensing. When the research group’s latest work called for substantial innovation in optical spectral analysis, it turned to its long-term optical testing solutions partner Yokogawa Test & Measurement for help.

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    The multi-unit synchronization option for the Yokogawa Test&Measurement DL950 ScopeCorder lets you time synchronize up to five DL950 ScopeCorders, for up to 160 channels of voltage, current, temperature, strain measurements, and more. This video walks you through how to set up and connect the multiple DL950 ScopeCorders, take measurements, and pull the data from all of the instruments for analysis with the IS8000 Integrated Test and Measurement Software Platform.

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    The Power Consumption Measuring Software from Yokogawa Test&Measurement provides a comprehensive solution for standby power testing and meets the requirements of:

    • IEC 62301:2011 Ed2.0 – Household electrical appliances (measurement of standby power)
    • EN 50564:2011 – Electrical and electronic household and office equipment (measurement of low power consumption)

    In this video, application engineer Kourtney Morrison demonstrates how to use the software for easy standby power measurement.

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    CAN Bus communication is widely used in the transportation industry where reliable transmission of data is paramount. Monitoring and recording these communications can be easier when using the proper instruments. In this video, a Yokogawa Test&Measurement Applications Engineer demonstrates how to setup the DL950 ScopeCorder to read the temperature of a motor drive alongside its voltage and current output.

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    A demonstration reading a 4 - 20 mA transducer into an analog channel on the DL350 Portable ScopeCorder.

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    Looking for a turnkey high-speed data transfer solution with better bandwidth and minimal manual overhead?

    The 10Gb Ethernet option on the Yokogawa Test&Measurement DL950 ScopeCorder fits that very role and makes capturing and recording high-speed data seamless and convenient.

    Record data at 50 times the speeds of traditional Ethernet and USB connections and automatically transfer data to your PC in a single step using the IS8000 Integrated Software Platform.

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    This video demonstrates how to measure transient phenomena on power signals using the Yokogawa Test&Measurement PX8000 Precision Power Scope.

    In several applications, especially those testing AC power to a standard such as IEC61000-3-11, the voltage and current signals must be monitored to confirm there are no major dips and/or swells in the signal. This can be done with instruments capable of reporting rms values, including power analyzers, traditional oscilloscopes, and some data acquisition systems.

    To test to a standard, however, the instrument must have an accuracy spec that is traceable back to a national standard of calibration such as ISO17025 or NIST.

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    Using the DL350 Memory Recorder Mode Easy Setup, combined with a 16-channel thermocouple input, it's easy to record hours, days, or weeks of data with a few simple settings. 

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