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Updating BITE3 Firmware with Power DB LITE
This procedure will guide you through updating the firmware in the BITE3 using the Power DB LITE software. It is recommended that you first download the latest firmware from the Megger web site.
Published: 18 October 2019
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A guide to conductor resistance testing of rotating machine stator with MTO106
Measuring the DC conductor resistance of a rotating machine stator can reveal a lot of information about the machine. It is always desirable to find out the existence of any resistance that is higher than the nameplate value which might be caused by poor joints, corrosion or mechanical deformation of the stator winding.
Published: 20 September 2019
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DC test of vacuum integrity in MV switchgear
Since the 1950’s vacuum has been used as insulation media in switchgears. Even though that technology has proven to be very reliable, over time air will leak into the vacuum chamber and degrade the insulation. Also, a good practice is to measure after transport or accidents. The accepted way to test the vacuum integrity has always been through a voltage withstand test. For field tests DC test is preferred due to the weight andsize of the instruments.
Published: 19 September 2019
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Railway Bonding
In the UK, we have two common power systems supplying locomotives. A 25 kV overhead line system and a 750 V third rail system. Both systems use the track as a return path for current flow (see figures 1 and 2).
Published: 22 August 2019
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Advances in Modern Instrument Controls: The Evolution of Insulation Tester Equipment
The original design of electrical test instrumentation was often focused on taking a measurement and little else. A lot of the operation and interpretation was left to the operator. This was fine for people who liked the challenge or had experience. But it could be tough on apprentices, new hires, and those who were simply handed the instrument with no training.Constant improvement in instrumentation has addressed these problems by adding to the capabilities of the instrument. Some are for convenience, some safety and some the advancement in technology over the years that helps standardize testing and provide more accurate results. A prime example is that of insulation testers. Let’s examine some of the key improvements in features and functions, and what they mean to the operator.
Published: 9 August 2019
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Motor testing with MTO106
Winding resistance measurements are conducted for detecting various faults in transformers – including shorted turns, loose connections, broken strands, and malfunctioning tap changer mechanisms. Winding resistance test sets such as the MTO106 are also capable of testing electric rotating machinery – motors and generators. Winding resistance measurements detect problems in a motor that other tests may not find. These problems include partial or fully shorted coils, poor crimps/connections, imbalance between phases (improper turns on a phase), and incorrect coil (phasing) connections. 
Published: 22 July 2019
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BVM150/300/600 - BVM system/connections
BVM150The system consist of 16 BVM units. Power & Signal Connector. Power supply.16pcs. Ethernet cables 0,5m. Ethernet cable 2m. USB extension cable 2m. 16 pcs. Dolphin clips(15 pcs. Black, 1 pcs. red). Art no CJ-59092. 16 pcs. extension cable, Art no 04-30050.BVM300The system consist of 31 BVM units. Power & Signal Connector. Power supply. 31pcs. Ethernet cables 0,5m. Ethernet cable 2m. and 3m. USB extension cable 2m. 31 pcs. Dolphin clips (30 pcs. black, 1 pcs. red). Art no CJ-59093. 31 pcs. extension cable, Art no 04-30050.BVM600The system consist of 61 BVM units. 1pcs. Power & Signal Connector. Power supply. 61pcs. Ethernet cables 0,5m. Ethernet cable 2pcs. 2m and 2pcs. 3m. USB extension cable 2m. 61 pcs. Dolphin clips (60 pcs. black, 1 pcs. red). 2pcs. Art no CJ-59096. 61 pcs. extension cable, Art no 04-30050.BVM special 600VThe system consist of 46 BVM units. 2pcs. Power & Signal Connector. 2pcs. ungrounded power supply. 46 pcs. Ethernet cables 0,5m. 2pcs. USB extension cable. 2pcs. Opto coupler. Dolphin clips (44 pcs. black, 2 pcs. red). Art no CJ-59198. 46 pcs. extension cable, Art no 04-30050.
Published: 4 June 2019
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AN100 - Safe isolation of low voltage circuits
The ‘neon screwdriver’ type of voltage tester has been used by many electricians over the years as a means of checking whether a circuit is live or dead.
Published: 28 May 2019
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TTRU3 - 1 phase vs 3 phase
   
Published: 16 May 2019
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TTRU3 - Step up vs Step down
 
Published: 16 May 2019
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