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1. SPECIFICATIONS
1.1 General Specification
Display

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Polarity

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Overrange

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(OL) or (-OL) is displayed.

Zero

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Automatic.

Low battery
indication

Bus-Bar upto
16mm x 65mm
Cable upto
43mm Diameter

Measurement
rate
Operating
Environment
Storage
Temperature

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3¾ digit liquid crystal display (LCD) with a
maximum reading of 3999.
Automatic, positive implied, negative polarity
indication.


” is displayed when the battery
voltage drops below the operating level.

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3 times per second, nominal.

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0°C to 50°C at < 70% relative humidity.

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-20°C to 60°C, 0 to 80% R.H. with battery
removed from meter.

Power

Two 1.5V ‘AAA’ Size Battery

Battery life

AUTORANGING
DIGITAL
CLAMP METER

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200 hours typical

Dimensions

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247 x 76 x 39mm (approx.)

Weight

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465gms including battery (approx.)

Accessories

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Maximum Jaw
Opening

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Pair of test leads x 1, instruction manual x 1,
1.5V batterys (installed) x 2, carring case x 1
Can measure round cables upto 43mm
dia & Flats (Bus Bar) 65mm x 16mm

MODEL : DT3150
INSTRUCTION
MANUAL

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1.2 Electrical Specification
Accuracies are ± (% reading + number of digits) at 27 ± 5°C and
humidity of less than 75% RH.
AC CURRENT (50-60Hz)

Range

Accuracy

Overload Protection

40A

±(3% + 4dgt)

400A / 1000A

±(2% + 4dgt)

1000A AC Max.
for 1 minute

DC VOLTAGE (Auto Ranging)
Ranges

: 4V, 40V, 400V, 1000V

Accuracy

: ± (0.5% rdg + 4 dgt) on 4V
± (0.7% rdg + 4 dgt) on 40V & 400V
± (1% of rdg + 4 dgt) on 1000V

Resolution

: 1mV to 1V

Input Impedance

: 10MV on all ranges except,
11MV on 4V

Overload Protection : 1200V DC/800V AC
AC VOLTAGE (Auto Ranging) 40-500Hz
Range

: 4V, 40V, 400V, 750V

Accuracy

: ± (1.0% rdg + 8 dgt) on all ranges except,
± (1.5% rdg + 8 dgt) on 750V

Resolution

: 1mV to 1V

Input Impedance

: 10MV on all ranges except, 11MV on 4V

Overload Protection : 1200V DC/800V AC
RESISTANCE (Auto Ranging)
Range

: 400V, 4KV, 40KV, 400KV, 4MV, 40MV

Accuracy

: ± (0.7% rdg + 4 dgt) on all ranges except
± (1.2% of rdg + 4 dgt) on 4MV
± (2.5% of rdg + 4 dgt) on 40MV

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Resolution
Test Current

: 0.1V to 0.01MV
: 0.7mA on 400V, 0.1mA on 4KV,
30μA on 40KV, 4μA on 400KV
Overload Protection : 500V DC/AC
Continuity Check
Threshold Level
: 40V Approx.
Response Time
: 1m Sec. Approx.
Open Circuit Voltage : 0.4V Approx.
Indication
: ‘ ’ is displayed on LCD and buzzer sounds
at continuity.
Overload Protection : 500V DC / AC
Diode Test
Measurement Current : 1.0 ± 0.6 mA Approx.
Open Circuit Voltage : 1.5V Approx.
Overload Protection : 500V DC / AC
Frequency (Auto Ranging)
Range
: 10.00Hz, 50.00Hz, 500.0Hz, 5.000kHz,
50.00kHz, 500.0kHz
Accuracy
: ± (0.5% rdg + 2 dgt)
Sensitivity
: 3V
Overvoltage Protection : 200V DC or AC peak
% Duty Cycle (Auto Ranging)
Range
: 1% to 90%
Accuracy
: ± (0.5% rdg + 5 dgt)
Resolution
: 0.1%
Overvoltage Protection : 200V DC or AC peak
Capacitance (Auto Ranging)
Range
: 40nf, 400nf, 4mf, 40mf, 100mf
Accuracy
: ± (5% rdg + 10 dgt)
Resolution
: 0.01nf to 0.1mf
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3150 : 28-09-2012

clamp onto one conductor only and release trigger. The “ ” appears on the LCD display when replacement is needed.) b) “ACV” position ( for line frequency measurement. Set the Function / Range switch to the highest 1000A AC range. 3. For maximum accuracy. Connect test leads across the resistance being measured.1). read the safety information section.) Sensitivity Frequency Range Duty Cycle Overvoltage Protection : : : : 3V 10Hz to 500kHz 1% to 90% 200V DC or AC peak 1. Set rotary switch to “Hz” posotion. positive polarity is implied.1 Current Measurements 3. 1. select 6 2. causing the measured resistance to be lower than the actual resistance. if the resistance is less than 40V. 4.4 Diode Test Fig. 3. the “ H ” annunciator is displayed. 5 When the reading is lower than 400 counts.) 2. 5. 2. Always examine the instrument for damage. The placement of the test leads when the forward reading is displayed indicates the orientation of the diode. 3. If a low reading (less than 1000) is obtained with both lead connections. 4. 7 3 / position. 2.7 Capacitance measurement 1.5 Continuity Measurement In continuity test. Connect the red test lead to the “VV” jack and black test lead to the “ COM ” jack. To replace the battery. the junction is open. If overrange “ OL ” is displayed with both lead connections. set the range switch to the next lower range position. Connect test lead to “Hz” and “COM” terminal. In Hz it will select Hz/Duty function. . the beeper sounds continuously. 2. For DC. 1.) and defects. In the Data Hold mode. Select Frequency or Duty cycle by pressing “Select” key. Select Frequency or Duty cycle by pressing “Select” key. 4. Press Data Hold button to toggle in and out of Data Hold mode. select the lowest range possible without over ranging the meter. Touch probes to the diode. Battery Replacement Power is supplied by two 1. Set the Function / Range switch to the V/ “ ” by pressing select key. In the letter case the junction must be disconnected from the circuit in order to verify its operartion.) Sensitivity Frequency Range Duty Cycle Overvoltage Protection : : : : 2V 40Hz to 500Hz 10% to 90% 1000V DC or 750V AC peak 1. Remove the batterys & repleced with new batterys. Jaws should be completely closed. A forward-voltage drop is about 0. In V/ / range it will select resistance or diode or countinuity function. Set function / Range switch to V/ 2. 2. Connect test lead to “VV” and “COM” terminal. turn off power to the circuit being tested and discharge all capacitors. the junction is shorted internally or (if junction is measured in a circuit) the junction is shunted by a resistance less than 1KV. a) “Hz” position (Not for line frequency measurement. 2. contamination (excessive dirt. reverse the lead connections. When measuring high resistance. 1 1. be sure not to contact adjacent points even if insulated because some insulators have a relatively low insulation resistance. grease.2 Voltage Measurements 2.3 Resistance Measurements DATA HOLD BUTTON 1. The red lead is positive and the black lead is negative.5V ‘AAA’ size battery or Equivalent. Connect the test leads across the source or load under measurement. 4. Short the leads of the capacitor to be tested togather to ensure that there is no charge on the capacitor. 3. Read resistance value on digital display. 3.6 Frequency & Duty Cycle Measurement There are 2 positions for Frequency & Duty cycle measurements. / position. 3. 4. 2. Turn off power to the circuit under test. Connect the test leads across the source or load under measurement. It is recommended that the conductor be placed at th e center of the closed jaws for maximum accuracy (Fig. If the resistance being measured is connected to a circuit. Read the current directly on the display. 7 8 3150 : 28-09-2012 . OPERATION Before taking any measurements. Set the Function/Range switch to the desired Voltage type (AC or DC) 3.2. If the digital display reads overrange “ OL ”. Read the capacitance value in the display.6b “ACV” position (For line frequency measurement. etc. Set rotary switch to “ACV” posotion. Press the trigger to open transformer jaws. 2. If any abnormal conditions exist do not attempt to make any measurements. Connect the test leads to the device or circuit being measured. MAINTENANCE WARNING Remove test leads before changing battery or servicing. remove the screw from the battery cover and lift off the battery case.6V (typical for a silicon diode). 5. Examine the test leads for cracked or frayed insulation. 2. 2. 4. If a high resistance vaiue is shunted by a large value of capacitance allow display to stabilize. a (-) sign is displayed for negative polarity.6a “Hz” position (Not for line frequency measurement. 2. Connect red test lead to the “VV” jack and black test lead to the “COM” jack. Insert the capcitor leads into the capacitor test socket. SELECT BUTTON In ACV Range it will select ACV / Hz/Duty function. Connect the red test lead to the “VV” jack and the black test lead to the “COM” jack. 2. Set function/Range Switch to “ ” position 2.

○ 3. Small amounts of current can be dangerous. ○ Do not exceed the maximum currents that this instrument is designed to measure. This Clamp Meter is designed to take current measurements on circuits with a maximum voltage difference of 500VAC between any conductor and ground potential. or breaking the circuit. LTD. 27673300 (Board) Fax : 0091-22-27673310. Using the instrument for current measurements on circuits above this voltage may cause electric shock. Measuring voltage which exceeds the limits of the clamp meter may damage the meter and expose the operator to a shock hazard.com ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ SR. Mahape. or if you suspect that the meter is not operating properly. ○ 2. unsoldering.NOTE ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ 5. When using the probes. Such voltages pose a shock hazard. keep your fingers behind the finger guards on the probes. 27673330 E-mail : sales@mecoinst. Do not use the meter if the meter or test leads look damaged. Navi Mumbai . The instrument is protected for overload upto 500 VAC for 1 minute. EL-60. Accuracies of the standard equipment used in this calibration are traceable to the National Standards. ○ Before measuring current make certain the test leads are removed from the instrument. instrument damage or damage to the equipment under test.com Web : www. SAFETY INFORMATION 6.mecoinst. MIDC Electronic Zone. Always recognize the meter voltage limits as stated on the front of the meter. Turn off power to the circuit under test before cutting. ○ ○ 10 ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ NOTE ○ 9 ○ 7. ○ The following safety information must be observed to ensure maximum personal safety during the operation of this meter: ○ 4. Plot No. ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ MECO METERS PVT. ○ 1. NO : ________________________________ CHECKED BY : ________________________________ : ________________________________ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ MODEL NO ○ ○ : ________________________________ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ 11 DATE 12 3150 : 28-09-2012 ○ .400710 (INDIA) Tel : 0091-22-27673311-16. ○ 4. Use caution when working above 60V DC or 30V AC rms. TTC Industrial Area. ® CERTIFICATE OF CALIBRATION We hereby certify that this product has been calibrated and found to be in accordance with the applicable SPECIFICATIONS and MECO STANDARDS. Do not take current readings on circuits where the maximum current potential is not known.

1.5V Approx.5% rdg + 2 dgt) Sensitivity : 3V Range : 4V. Response Time : 1m Sec. negative polarity indication.00kHz. Overload Protection : 500V DC/350V AC for 15 sec. instruction manual x 1. SPECIFICATIONS 1.) Weight n 400gms including battery (approx. 11MV on 4V Frequency (Auto Ranging) Overload Protection : 500V DC/350V AC for 15 sec.5% of rdg + 4 dgt) on 40MV 3 50.5% rdg + 4 dgt) on 4V ± (0.0% rdg + 8 dgt) on all ranges except. 50.® 1. Accuracy n Power n Two 1. 750V Accuracy : ± (1. 40MV Accuracy : ± (0. positive implied. Low battery indication Measurement rate Operating Environment Storage Temperature n 3¾ digit liquid crystal display (LCD) with a maximum reading of 3999. Overload Protection : 500V DC / AC AC VOLTAGE (Auto Ranging) 40-500Hz Range : 10. 1000V Accuracy : ± (0.2 Electrical Specification Accuracies are ± (% reading + number of digits) at 27 ± 5°C and humidity of less than 75% RH.7mA on 400V. 0 to 80% R.H. ± (1. for 1 minute DC VOLTAGE (Auto Ranging) Ranges : 4V. 500.0kHz Overvoltage Protection : 200V DC or AC peak % Duty Cycle (Auto Ranging) Range : 1% to 90% Accuracy : ± (0. n 0°C to 50°C at < 70% relative humidity. on 4V range.2% of rdg + 4 dgt) on 4MV ± (2. “ ” is displayed when the battery voltage drops below the operating level. <75% relative humidity. 4MV. 400V. 40V. Approx. 4KV.6 mA Approx.0 ± 0. Indication : ‘ ’ is displayed on LCD and buzzer sounds at continuity. 40V.1 General Specification AUTORANGING DIGITAL CLAMP METER MODEL : 2250-Hz AUTO Display n Polarity n Overrange n (OL) or (-OL) is displayed. Carring Case x 1 55mm INSTRUCTION MANUAL 1. 1200V DC/800V AC on all other ranges. with battery removed from meter.00Hz. Zero n Automatic. Overload Protection : 500V DC / AC Diode Test Measurement Current : 1. Pair of test leads x 1. nominal. n 3 times per second. 11MV on 4V 2 Resolution : 0. 0. Automatic. 4μA on 400KV Overload Protection : 500V DC/AC Continuity Check Threshold Level : 40V Approx. 30μA on 40KV. 1200V DC/800V AC on all other ranges.000kHz. 5.5% rdg + 8 dgt) on 750V Resolution : 1mV to 1V Input Impedance : 10MV on all ranges except.4V Approx. 400KV. 40KV. 400V.1% Overvoltage Protection : 200V DC or AC peak 4 2250Hz AUTO : 28-09-2012 .01MV Test Current : 0. 500. RESISTANCE (Auto Ranging) Range : 400V.0Hz.1V to 0. Accuracy : ± (0.5V ‘AAA’ Size Battery Battery life n 200 hours typical Dimensions n 250 x 98 x 35mm (approx.5% rdg + 5 dgt) Resolution : 0.) Accessories n Maximum Jaw Opening n Stated accuracy at 270C ± 50C. on 4V range.5V batterys (installed) x 2. Open Circuit Voltage : 0.00Hz. n -20°C to 60°C.7% rdg + 4 dgt) on all ranges except ± (1.7% rdg + 4 dgt) on 40V & 400V ± (1% of rdg + 4 dgt) on 1000V Resolution : 1mV to 1V Input Impedance : 10MV on all ranges except. AC CURRENT (50-60Hz) Range Accuracy Overload Protection 40A ±(3% + 4dgt) 400A / 1000A ±(2% + 4dgt) 1000A AC Max.1mA on 4KV. Open Circuit Voltage : 1.

. grease. For DC. 1. 5. a (-) sign is displayed for negative polarity. clamp onto one conductor only and release trigger. 2. 5. 2. 3. Set the Function / Range switch to the V/ “ ” by pressing select key. When measuring high resistance. If the resistance being measured is connected to a circuit.3 Resistance Measurements DATA HOLD BUTTON 1. the junction is shorted internally or (if junction is measured in a circuit) the junction is shunted by a resistance less than 1KV. A forward-voltage drop is about 0. Do not use the meter if the meter or test leads look damaged.1). reverse the lead connections. the “ H ” annunciator is displayed. Press the trigger to open transformer jaws.1 Current Measurements 3.6 Frequency & Duty Cycle Measurement There are 2 positions for Frequency & Duty cycle measurements. 8 2250Hz AUTO : 28-09-2012 . be sure not to contact adjacent points even if insulated because some insulators have a relatively low insulation resistance. In V/ / range it will select resistance or diode or countinuity function. Read resistance value on digital display. Set rotary switch to “Hz” posotion. In the letter case the junction must be disconnected from the circuit in order to verify its operartion. Connect the test leads across the source or load under measurement. if the resistance is less than 40V. 3. 2. 2. Connect the red test lead to the “VV” jack and the black test lead to the “COM” jack. SAFETY INFORMATION The following safety information must be observed to ensure maximum personal safety during the operation of this meter: 1. 2. select 6 2. 1. To replace the battery.6a “Hz” position (Not for line frequency measurement.) b) “ACV” position. 2. The red lead is positive and the black lead is negative. For maximum accuracy. Turn off power to the circuit under test. Read the current directly on the display. etc. Connect the test leads to the device or circuit being measured. select the lowest range possible without over ranging the meter. 1 1. 7 3 / position. 2. In Hz it will select Hz/Duty function. 3. 2. / position. Set rotary switch to “ACV” posotion. Select Frequency or Duty cycle by pressing “Select” key. 4. Press Data Hold button to toggle in and out of Data Hold mode. If a high resistance value is shunted by a large value of capacitance allow display to stabilize. It is recommended that the conductor be placed at the center of the closed jaws for maximum accuracy (Fig.5 Continuity Measurement In continuity test. 4. the junction is open. 3. 3. positive polarity is implied. 2. This Clamp Meter is designed to take current measurements on circuits with a maximum voltage difference of 500VAC between any conductor and ground potential. Examine the test leads for cracked or frayed insulation. If overrange “ OL ” is displayed with both lead connections.) and defects. Connect test lead to “VV” and “COM” terminal. SELECT BUTTON In ACV Range it will select ACV / Hz/Duty function. Set the Function / Range switch to the highest 1000A AC range. 4. 5 When the reading is lower than 400 counts. If the digital display reads overrange “ OL ”.6V (typical for a silicon diode).2.) Sensitivity Frequency Range Duty Cycle Overvoltage Protection : : : : 2V 40Hz to 500Hz 10% to 90% 1000V DC or 750V AC peak 1. The placement of the test leads when the forward reading is displayed indicates the orientation of the diode.5V ‘AAA’ size battery or Equivalent. Battery Replacement Power is supplied by two 1. set the range switch to the next lower range position. Connect test leads across the resistance being measured. Connect test lead to “VV” and “COM” terminal. Always examine the instrument for damage. read the safety information section.6b “ACV” position (For line frequency measurement. 2. Select Frequency or Duty cycle by pressing “Select” key. If any abnormal conditions exist do not attempt to make any measurements. Jaws should be completely closed. Touch probes to the diode. 4. contamination (excessive dirt.4 Diode Test Fig. 4.) Sensitivity Frequency Range Duty Cycle Overvoltage Protection : : : : 3V 10Hz to 500kHz 1% to 90% 200V DC or AC peak 1. 4. OPERATION Before taking any measurements. Using the instrument for current measurements on circuits above this voltage may cause electric shock. Remove the batterys & repleced with new batterys. causing the measured resistance to be lower than the actual resistance. Set the Function/Range switch to the desired Voltage type (AC or DC) 3. turn off power to the circuit being tested and discharge all capacitors. remove the screw from the battery cover and lift off the battery case. If a low reading (less than 1000) is obtained with both lead connections. 7 Connect the red test lead to the “VV” jack and black test lead to the “ COM ” jack. instrument damage or damage to the equipment under test. Connect red test lead to the “VV” jack and black test lead to the “COM” jack. 2. the beeper sounds continuously. 2. MAINTENANCE WARNING Remove test leads before changing battery or servicing. or if you suspect that the meter is not operating properly. Set function / Range switch to V/ 2. Connect the test leads across the source or load under measurement. The “ ” appears on the LCD display when replacement is needed. a) “Hz” position (Not for line frequency measurement.2 Voltage Measurements 2. In the Data Hold mode.

Use caution when working above 60V DC or 30V AC rms. keep your fingers behind the finger guards on the probes. Such voltages pose a shock hazard. Turn off power to the circuit under test before cutting. TTC Industrial Area.Before measuring current make certain the test leads are removed from the instrument. 3. Plot No.mecoinst. MIDC Electronic Zone. 27673330 E-mail : sales@mecoinst.400710 (INDIA) Tel : 0091-22-27673311-16. 7. Accuracies of the standard equipment used in this calibration are traceable to the National Standards. 4. ® CERTIFICATE OF CALIBRATION We hereby certify that this product has been calibrated and found to be in accordance with the applicable SPECIFICATIONS and MECO STANDARDS. 6. or breaking the circuit. unsoldering. The instrument is protected for overload upto 500 VAC for 1 minute. 5. Measuring voltage which exceeds the limits of the clamp meter may damage the meter and expose the operator to a shock hazard.com SR. LTD. 27673300 (Board) Fax : 0091-22-27673310. Small amounts of current can be dangerous. Mahape. EL-60.com Web : www. When using the probes. Do not take current readings on circuits where the maximum current potential is not known. Do not exceed the maximum currents that this instrument is designed to measure. NO : ________________________________ CHECKED BY : ________________________________ DATE : ________________________________ MODEL NO : ________________________________ 9 10 NOTE ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ NOTE 2250Hz AUTO : 28-09-2012 ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ . Always recognize the meter voltage limits as stated on the front of the meter. MECO METERS PVT. Navi Mumbai .

2 1.) : 280gms including battery (approx.1 General Specifications Display 2-2 Transformer Trigger : This is used to open the jaw. SPEClFICATlONS 1. ohm.) : Pair of test leads x 1. 80% RH with battery removed : Accuracy specification at 270C ± 50C less than 75% RH. Positive implied. Instruction manual x 1. diode and Hz.5 V AAA size battery : 150 hours typical with carbon zinc : 215 x 80 x 40 mm (approx. continuity. 2-3 Function selector switch : This is use to select the function v user desired such as DCA. ~ . Hz. lnput Terminal : This terminal is used as input for voltage. 1. Dimensions Weight 2-10 Hz / Duty Button 2-11 Range Button 2-12 Select Button Polarity Zero adjustment Over range indication Low battery Sample rate Operating conditions Accuracy Accessories Max.5V AAA battery (installed) x 2. conductor must be enclosed by the jaw. . ACA. Carrying Case x 1 : 30mm 3 4 3690AUTO : 28-09-2012 . To measure DC/AC current. ohm. it means the battery voltage drops below the minimum required voltage. : 3 times per second. nominal : O0C to +500C at > 75% RH (Noncondensing) : -200C to +600C. diode and frequency measurement. continuity. Storage conditions 2-8 VV.® FRONT PANEL CONTROLS 2-1 2-4 2-2 2-3 2-11 2-12 DC / AC CLAMP METER MODEL : 3690AUTO 2-6 2-7 2-8 2-9 USER MANUAL 1 2-1 2-5 2-10 Transformer Jaw : This is used to sense the current signal. Jaw Opening : 3¾ digit liquit crystal display (LCD) Max reading 3999 counts : Automatic. Refer to section V for battery replacement. (-) negative polarity indication : Automatic : "OL" or "-OL" : “ ” mark turns on. 2-4 Data Hold Button 2-5 Zero Button 2-6 LCD : This is a 3¾ digit liquid crystal display with maximum indication of 4000 counts. : Two 1. 2-7 Low Battery Symbol : When this Symbol appears. Power Supply Battery Life 2-9 COM Terminal : This terminal is used as common reference input.

Overload protection : 600V DC or AC rms. WARNING : Make sure that all the test leads are disconnected from the meter’s terminal for current measurement.500Hz ± (4% rdg +5dgts ) on 600v Input impedance : >10MV Over load protection : 600V DC or 600V AC rms. 10KHz. AC Current : a) Set the Function/Range switch to the ACA range. and store the displayed reading as a refrenece value.1 Hz to 0. clamp onto completely closed. release the button a while and push it again.Read the current directly on the display.5 % rdg + 5 dgts) Resolution : 0.60 Hz ± (2% rdg + 25 dgts) on 40 . (If the current to be measured is larger than the current measured before. Range Button : Press (Range) button to select the manual range mode and turn off the ‘Auto’ annunciator (The meter remains in the range it was in when manual ranging was selected). 100KHz.9999 Overload protection : 200V DC or AC rms. 4MV. The ‘auto’ annunciator turns back on. 40KV. Diode test Test Current : 1. Exceeding the limits could couse electrical shock and damage to the clamp meter. for 1 minute Overload Protection 600A AC Max. the range (and the input range annunciator) in crements and a new value is displayed. B.3 % rdg + 2 dgts) Sensitivity : 3. If any abnormal conditions exist do not at ettempt to make any measurement. 4. 7.1V to 0. 6 2. 40V. 40MV Resolution : 0.60Hz 40 . 2.1.0 % rdg +6 dgts) on 4MV ± (2-0 % rdg +4 dgts) on 40MV Open Circuit Volts : 0.0% rdg + 3 dgts Open circuit volts : 3. Hz / Duty Button : In ACV range it will select ACV / HZ / Duty function in Hz range it will select Hz / Duty function. remove it with the zero button and make a new measurement again according to the "c" & "d".6 mA Accuracy : ± 3. OPERATlON A.75% rdg + 8 dgts) on 400V to 400KV ± (1. AC Voltage (Auto Ranging) Range : 4V.0V DC typical.5 % rdg + 8 dgts) on 400mV to 400V ± (0. 400V. 4KV. b) Push the zero button to stop the reading at zero for one second If the reading is not stopped at zero. 400KV. read the safety information section. .1 % Overload protection : 200V DC or AC rms. the " HOLD " annunciator is displayed. 4V. 5 Resistance (Auto Ranging) Range : 400V.4V DC Over load protection : 600V DC or AC rms. contamination (excessive dirt. If the new offset value is produced. grease. In the manual range mode. D Zero Button : Press (D zero) button to enter the relative mode the ‘D zero’ annunciator turn on zero the display. e) Make sure that the offset value caused by the residual magetism is still removed.) and defeets. DC/AC Voltage Measurements. 3. c) Press the trigger to open the jaw and fully enclose the conductor to be mesured. To exit the manual range mode and return to autoranging. WARNING : Maximum input for DCV is 600V and for ACV is 600V Do not attempt to take any voltage measurement that exceeds the limits.2 Electrical Specification DC CURRENT : (Auto Ranging) Range Accuracy 400A ± (1. Data Hold Button : Press data hold button to toggle in and out of data hold mode. DC Voltage (Auto Ranging ) Range : 400mV.) 9. 7 8. % Duty Cycle (Auto Ranging) Range : 1% to 90 % Accuracy : ± (0.0% rdg ± 5 dgts) AC CURRENT : (Auto Ranging) Accuracy Range 50 . 5. Examine the test leads for cracked or frayed insulation. Effect reading : 10 . 8 3690AUTO : 28-09-2012 . etc. or the direction of current changes. d) Read the measured value from the LCD display. 1. Before taking any measurements. b) Press the trigger to open transformer jaws. 400V.01MV Accuracy : ± (0. the new offset value will be produced. in the data hold mode. DC/AC Current Measurements. Frequency (Auto Ranging) Ranges : 100Hz. 500KHz Resolution : 0.5% rdg ± 5 dgts) 600A ± (2. 10. DC Current : a) Set the rotary switch at DCA range.5% rdg 600A ± 5 dgts) ± 5 dgts) Overload Protection 600A DC Max.1mV to 1V Accuracy : ± (0.7 % rdg +2 dgts ) on 600V Input impedance : >10MV Over load protection : 600V DC or 600V AC rms.0 mA ± 0. It is recommended that the conductor be placed at the center of the close jaws for maximum accuracy.500Hz 400A ± (1. Continuity Audiable indication : less than 40V ± 20V Overload protection : 600V DC or AC rms. range it will select resistance or diode or continuity function. 1KHz.75% rdg ± (3. for 1 minute.0V rms min. 6. Select Button : v In ~ Range it will select DCV or ACV function in V. press and hold down the (D zero) button for 2 seconds to exit the reative mode.2 % rdg + 4 dgts ) on 50 . 40V. Each time you press (Range) button.1 KHz Accuracy : ± (0. No air gap is allowed between the two half jaws. 600V Resolution : 0. press and hold down (Range) button for 2 seconds. 600V Resolution : 1mV to 1V Accuracy : ± (1. Always examine the instrument for deamage.

Slide off the battery compartment. AC Voltage : 13. b) Select c) Connect the test probe in parallel to the circuit to be measured. Duty cycle : 1% to 90 % 2. be sure not contact adjacent points even if insulated because some insulator have a relatively low insulation resistance. e) Read resistance value on digital display. a) Set the rotary switch at V. d) Conncet the test lead to the points of measured and read duty cycle from the display 18. If the resistance is less than 40V 16. . c) If the resistance being measured is connected to a circuit. 4) Select frequency or duty cycle by pressing 'Hz / Duty' button. 12 3690AUTO : 28-09-2012 . D. Continuty : a) Set the rotary switch at V. replace the old battery with new battery. turn off power to the circuit being tested and discharge all the capacitors. by pressing select button. if a low reading (less than 1000) is obtained with both lead conncetion. d) Connect the test lead to the test points the beeper sounds conninuosly. C. range. b) Select duty cycle by pressing Hz / Duty button. range. c) Insert the test lead in to the input jack. Insert new battery. WARNING : Before taking any in-circuit resistance measurement remove power from the circuit being tested and discharge all the capacitors. c) Insert the test tead in to the input jack. BATTERY REPLACEMENT When the low battery symbol is displayed on LCD. a) Set the rotary switch at V. 4) Connect the test leads across the source or load under measurement b) 'ACV' position (for line frequency. 3. c) Insert the test lead in to the input jack. The red lead is positive and the black lead is negative. The placement of the test leads when the forweard reading is displayed indicates the orientation of the diode. b) Select . 1) Set the rotary switch at V ~ 2) Connect test lead in to the input jack. Duty Cycle : a) Set the rotary switch at Hz range. range. 9 d) Turn off power to the circuit under test. F. b) Insert the test lead in to the input jack. c) Connect the test lead to the points of measurement and read the frquency form the display. Review the operating instructions for possible mistakes in operating procedure a) 'Hz' position (not for line frequency measurment) Overload protection : 200V DC or AC peak 1) Set the rotary switch at Hz 2) Connect test lead in to the input jack. e) Touch probes to the diode A forward voltage drop is about 0. Diode : v a) Set the rotary switch at ~ range. DC Voltage : 14. e) Read the measured value form the LCD display. Replace the battery compartment and secure the screw. A. Remove the old battery E. Sensitivity : 2V Frequency range : 40 Hz to 500Hz Duty cycle : 10% to 90% 11 Overload protection : 600V DC or 600V AC rms. Inspect and test the Test Probes for a broken or intermittent connection. MAINTENANCE WARNING : Remove test leads before changing battery performing any servicing. the juction is open. v a) Set the rotary switch at ~ range b) Select ACV by pressing selcet button . 3) Select frequency or duty cycle by pressing ‘Hz / Duty’ button. causing the measured resistance to be lower than the actual resistance. If a high resistance value is shunted by a large value of capacitace allow display to stabilize. the following steps should be performed in order to isolate the cause of the problem : Frequency range : 100 Hz to 500KHz 1. Resistance : by pressing select button. the junction is shorted internally or (if junction is measured in a circuit) the junction is shunted by a resistance less than 1kV in the letter case the junction must be disconnected form the circuit in order to verify its opertion. Never operate instrument unless bottom cover is closed. If overrange "OL" is display with both lead connection. 3.11. b) Insert the test lead in to the input jack. . d) Connect the test probe in parallel to the circuit to be measured. Remove the screw of the battery compartment. 10 3) Select ACV range by pressing select button. a) 'Hz' position (not for line frequency measurement) b) 'ACV' position (for line frequency measurement) f) If the digital display reads over range "OL" reverse the lead connections. measurement). Check the battery. B. c) Insert the test lead in to the input jack. 15. b) Insert the testleads into the input jack. When meansuring high resistance. Frequency & Duty Cycle measurement : There are 2 positions for frequency & duty cycle measurment. TROUBLE SHOOTlNG Sensitivity : 3V If there appears to be s malfunction during the operation of the meter. d) Read the measured value from the LCD display. 5) Connect the test leads across the source or load under measurment. Frequency : a) Set the rotary switch at Hz range. 17.6V (typical for a silicon diode) 12. Turn the power off and remove the test leads from the clamp meter. d) Connect test lead across the resistance being measured.

Do not use the meter if the meter or test leads look damaged. Always recognize the meter voltage limits as stated on the meter.com SR. or if you suspect that the meter is not operating properly. Turn off power to the circuit under test before cutting. keep your fingers behind the finger guards on the probes.mecoinst.com Web : www.400710 (INDIA) Tel : 0091-22-27673311-16. Accuracies of the standard equipment used in this calibration are traceable to the National Standards. NO. 2. 14 13 NOTE ® Certificate of Calibration We hereby certify that this product has been calibrated and found to be in accordance with the applicable SPECIFICATIONS and STANDARDS. Measuring voltage which exceeds the limits of the clamp meter may damage the meter and expose the operator to a shock hazard. Using the instrument for current measurements on circuit above this voltage may cause electric shock. CAUTION should be exercised when making measurements since dangerous voltages can be present in normally safe circuit or areas. 4. Use caution when working above 60V DC or 30V AC rms. : 15 16 3690AUTO : 28-09-2012 .NOTE PRECAUTION 1. If this instrument is NOT going to be operated for an extended period remove the battery since damage can result from leakage. MIDC Electronic Zone. 27673330 E-mail : sales@mecoinst. unsoldering. When using the probes. MECO METERS PVT. TTC Industrial Area. Navi Mumbai . instrument damage or damage to the equipment under test. or breaking the circuit. Mahape. LTD. 5. Small amounts of current can be dangerous. 4. 27673300 (Board) Fax : 0091-22-27673310. Such Voltages pose a shock hazard. : CHECKED BY : DATE : MODEL NO. SAFETY RULES The following safety information must be observed to ensure maximum personal safety during the operation of this meter 1. EL-60. 6. 2. This clamp meter is designed to take current measurements on circuit with a maximum voltage difference of 500VAC between any conductor and ground potential. 3. Plot No. Observe all safety rules while making measurements.