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.
Measurement of I/O Characteristics of Semiconductor Devices
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.
Battery Voltage Fluctuation During ABS Action
Accurate measurement of lower power factor devices
Timing Tests at Power-On of Multiple Power Supplies
The GS820 can measure drain current ID by applying gate-source voltage VGS from channel 1 and drain-source voltage VDS from channel 2.
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.
Total efficiency measurement of EV/PHV
Testing actuation of a side impact airbag to measure the optimal timing.
Power Conversion Efficiency Measurement of Power Supply ICs
Measuring efficiency with high precision: simultaneous measurement of input and output
Observation of Inverter Switching Waveforms
Evaluation of Wireless Charging System for EV/PHV
Surge Waveform Recording & Power Monitoring
Measurement of Power Consumption in Mobile Phones
Measuring Conversion Efficiency of Power Conditioner
Evaluating Magnetic Components
Characteristics of Transient Response from Industrial Robots
Reference equipment for power calibration
For maintain of power measurement instruments
High frequency fluorescent lamp/ballast and LED measurement
The latest IEC harmonic/flicker standards testing
Power and harmonic/flicker measurement of devices including the latest semiconductor
Measuring efficiency with high precision
If a product uses power, then power consumption and power quality measurements must be made as part of product design and test. These measurements are essential to optimize product design, comply with standards and provide nameplate information to customers.
This article will discuss best practices for making these measurements, starting with power measurement basics and proceeding to the types of instruments and associated components typically used to make measurements. The article will conclude with real-world examples, which apply the information imparted earlier in the article to solve practical measurement problems. Although most of us have been exposed to basic power measurement equations, a primer is helpful to summarize this information and to show how it applies to product design and test.
In this application note you will learn when and how to use different methods to connect a current transformer to a power analyzer.
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.
The DL850 can take engineers to a new level of efficiency in the development of everything from green devices to complex advanced systems.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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The 4-to-8 channel Yokogawa DLM5000 mixed signal oscilloscope allows users to easily navigate through a wealth of analysis features at the touch of their fingertips.
Watch a step-by-step walkthrough of recording GPS position and motion data on the DL350.
In this video we review the major features of the DL350 showcasing its portability, functionality, and operability. This device features battery power, 18 signal conditioning input modules, and touchscreen access to enhanced triggers, math, and analysis.
The DLM3000 Automotive Serial Bus features can display up to four simultaneous serial buses and decoded data.
The Yokogawa DLM3000 oscilloscope features a brand-new computing platform and available power supply analysis functions.
The Power Consumption Measuring Software from Yokogawa Test&Measurement provides a comprehensive solution for standby power testing and meets the requirements of:
In this video, application engineer Kourtney Morrison demonstrates how to use the software for easy standby power measurement.
A demonstration reading a 4 - 20 mA transducer into an analog channel on the DL350 Portable ScopeCorder.
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.
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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