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DFA500

GAS INSULATED SUBSTATION ANALYZER


Portable Instrument for Insulation Analysis
Survey gas insulated switchgear (GIS) with the DFA500, a four channel acoustic emission (AE) instrument designed to discover early signs of insulation problems. The DFA500 is equipped with a radio frequency interference (RFI) channel in addition to its four acoustic channels. With its new locator method, the DFA500 can detect flaws like bouncing particles, protrusions, floating potentials as well as mechanical vibrations. It is the ideal instrument for GIS commissioning and condition based maintenance.

Benefits: Convenient portable and battery-operated tool for non-invasive analysis of in-service GIS Determine failure type based on acoustic characteristics Distinguish between particles, protrusions, floating potentials and insulator support problems Wireless synchronization of the power cycle Log or monitor changes in insulation and on critical parts View instant readouts on large LCD screen and easily navigate through measuring modes and settings Review, make reports and upload results with the PDViewer software

DFA500
Ordering Information
Part Number TN-35000 TN-35100 TN-90181 TN-35102 TN-30350 TN-80302 TN-80315 TN-35106 TN-90223 TN-90240 TN-90180 Product DFA500 - G  IS Analyzer (AE & UHF) complete with accessories Accessories R6I acoustic sensor (4) Sensor cable 5m (5) Wireless AC Synch box 85-265Vac (1) Power cord Wireless AC Synch box (1) DC power adaptor 85-265Vac/5A @ 12V (1) UHF spacer sensor (1) Magnetic hold down for R6I (4) Sensor hold down strap 3m (4) Silicon grease (water free) for acoustic coupling (2) USB A+B cable (1)

Technical Specifications
Power Supply External supply DC adaptor Internal battery Detection UHF Input Acoustic  Sensors UHF sensor Acoustic sensors 1 pc UHF spacer sensor 4 pcs R6I AE sensors with integral preamplifiers Frequency Measurement range  Amplitude Display units  Data storage/transfer Internal External Data Transfer USB Host USB Client LCD Screen Type Size (W x H) Resolution Backlight Mechanical Size (WxHxD) Weight 470 x 357 x 176 mm / 18.5 x 14.0 x 6.9 in 9.0 kg / 19.8 lbs Environment IP classification Humidity Operating temperature IP67 with lid closed IP51 with lid open 0 - 95% non-condensing -10C to 50C / 14F to 122F -20C to 70C / -4F to 158F Specifications are subject to change without notice. Doble is ISO Certified Doble is an ESCO Technologies Company MKT-SL-DFA500-03/13 TFT, colour, transreflective 171 x 128 mm / 5.20 x 3.94 in 800 x 600 pixels, 256 colors LED 2GB Internal Memory USB storage class compliant USB Flash Drive/ USB Hard Disk Drive Measurements can be uploaded to a PC Full size type-A Full size type-B Linear (mV) UHF 100 - 1000 MHz Acoustic 10 - 500 kHz 1 ch BNC connector @50 4 ch BNC connector @50 External DC adaptor, 12 V @ 5 A 90 - 264 V AC (47 - 63 Hz)/ 12 V DC 2 x Li-Ion, 7.2 V, 6.6 Ah Battery life > 4 hours

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