Model 8230 [Catalog No. 2130.81]

Single-Phase Power Quality Analyzers

AEMC® Model 8230 Power Quality Analyzer Characteristics:
  • Measures up to 660Vrms or VDC
  • Measures up to 6500AAC or 1400ADC (probe dependent)
  • Displays Min, Max and Average Volts and Amps, Crest Factor, Peak value and K-Factor
  • Calculates and displays Watts, VARs and VA, Power Factor and Displacement Power Factor for single-phase and balanced three-phase
  • Displays total harmonic distortion (THD-F and THD-R) for voltage and current
  • Displays individual harmonic values and % for Volts and Amps through the 50th harmonic
  • Captures, displays and stores inrush current waveforms and statistics
  • Stores up to 1MB of trend recorded data
  • Configurable from DataView® software or front panel
  • Download stored data to
  • Captures up to 4096 alarm events using up to 10 different thresholds
  • Energy metering (kVAh, VARh, kWh)
  • Motor start-up analysis
  • Verification of power distribution circuits
  • Measurement and recording of power system quality (kW, VA, VAR)
  • In-plant troubleshooting of power distribution panels and individual machinery
  • Determine harmonic problems originating from source or load
Product Description:
The PowerPad® Jr. Model 8230 is a single-phase power quality analyzer that is easy-to-use, compact and shock-resistant. It is intended for technicians and engineers to measure and carry out diagnostic work and power quality work on single- or three-phase balanced load networks.
True RMS Model 8230
Voltage (TRMS) Phase-to-Phase: 660V; Phase-to-Neutral: 600V
Current (TRMS) MR Clamp: 10 to 1000Aac, 10 to 1400AdcSR Clamp: 3 to 1200A MiniFlex®: 10 to 1000A AmpFlex®: 10 to 6500A(1)
Frequency 40 to 70Hz
Measurements kW, kVAR, PF, DPF, kWh, kVARh, kVAh, K-Factor,Flicker, Harmonic Phase Shift, Phase Rotation
Harmonics THD-R, THD-F, V, A, VA, 1st to 50th,Direction, Sequence
Sampling Frequency 256 samples / cycle
Data Storage 1.5MB partitioned for waveforms,alarms and trend recording
General Specifications
Digital Display ¼ VGA (320 x 240) color LCD digital & graphicaldisplay with adjustable brightness & contrast
Power Source NiMH rechargeable battery pack (included)AC Supply: 120/230Vac (50/60Hz)
Battery Life ≥8 hrs with display on≥40 hrs with display off (recording mode
Dimension 8.3 x 4.3 x 2.4″ (211 x 108 x 60mm)
Weight 1.9 lbs (0.88kg)
Operating Temp. -14° to 122°F (-25 to 50°C), 80% RH,
Storage Temp. -40° to 158°F (-40° to 70°C); 80% RH
Safety Rating EN 61010, 600V CAT III, IP 54, Pollution Degree 2
CE Mark Yes
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