[vcf-midatlantic] Off topic-testing 3 phase power
Martin A Flynn
maflynn at theflynn.org
Sat Jul 8 09:43:11 EDT 2017
Farnell sells 50HZ snap-on current transformers:
that can be used with the DMM you already have
For a loads, I have used electric heaters sourced in the appropriate
(local) voltage. Bit of a bodge, however it's generally cheaper then
damaging the cellular and radio equipment was working with.
On 7/8/2017 8:35 AM, Ben Greenfield wrote:
> Hey All,
> I find myself needing to verify that an outlet is supplying 16 amps at 400 volts Alternating Current at 50 Hz. I have verified the voltage with a multimeter but feel I should be more thorough.
> I’m trying to purchase an appropriate european socket tester which is much cheaper if not as versatile as Fluke 109-104.
> I also have a Tektronix 2355 which I think I could measure each line on it’s own channel to measure the voltage and the phase. Is there a safe way to measure current with this oscilloscope?
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