Test & Measurement
June 16, 2014 - Megger says its CFL535G handheld time domain reflectometer (TDR) can locate faults on mixed paired metallic cables for up to 20 km (12 miles).
(Updated June 15, 2014, with Field Expert Review) May 12, 2014 - Unveiled to select media—including EBMag—last week in Chicago, the new Fluke Connect system allows technicians to wirelessly transmit measurement data from their test tools to their smartphones for secure storage on the cloud and team access in the field.
May 23, 2014 - Fluke has introduced the 190-504 series II 500 MHz ScopeMeter portable oscilloscope, which it says is the first to achieve a 500 MHz at 5 GS/s real time sample rate in a 4-channel handheld, sealed, and rugged oscilloscope without compromising on safety rating, ruggedness, or battery operating time. 
April 21, 2014 - HD Electric’s Cap Check capacitor testers from HD Electric are designed to identify internal problems with a capacitor or capacitor bank, which according to the company, has proven to be a valuable asset in maintaining both pole-mounted and substation capacitors.
March 19, 2014 - Fluke has introduced its 1623-2 and 1625-2 earth ground testers to help speed verification of reliable grounding of electrical equipment, solve power quality problems and lower the risk of shock to users, it says.
March 19, 2014 - Vacuum Interrupters has announced its MAC-TS4 vacuum interrupter tester, which claims to be the only test set capable of conducting predictive testing on vacuum interrupters in the field.
February 25, 2014 - Bosch Measuring Tools says it has combined the precision of laser measures with the convenience of Bluetooth wireless technology with the launch of the GLM 100 C laser measure.
February 6, 2014 - AEMC’s ground resistance tester models 6416 and 6417 measure ground rod and grid resistance and impedance without the use of auxiliary rods.
January 31, 2014 - The SBS-6000 digital battery analyzer from Storage Battery Systems promises to deliver comprehensive data required for critical battery maintenance programs and required NERC/IEEE reporting.
January 27, 2014 - Fluke Calibration says it has developed the only automated and traceable PMU calibration system currently available in the market—the 6135A/PMUCAL phasor measurement unit calibration system.
January 27, 2014 - Ridgid has announced the micro LM-400 advanced laser distance meter, boasting to read distances up to 229 ft in length.
January 24, 2014 - HD Electric says its DVI-100 and DVI-500 digital voltage indicators are designed to be used on both transmission and distribution systems in overhead and underground applications up to 500kV.
December 19, 2013
 - The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published a white paper, NEMA ADP 2-2013 Molded Case Circuit Breaker Systems Testing with Conductors.
December 17, 2013 - Megger now offers a handheld, battery-operated TTR tester (transformer turns ratio), which will measure turns ratio, polarity and excitation current in single-phase and three-phase transformers, current and potential transformers as well as voltage regulators.
December 9, 2013 - Platinum Tools has upgraded its Recon test set (p/n T62), which now includes a new protection boot and a direct RJ11/12 no-fault (6x6) connector, allowing for telephone line testing without a modular adapter (banjo).

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