AMPI-520 Multifunction Electrical Installation Meter

AMPI-520 Multifunction Electrical Installation Meter

The AMPI-520 digital meter is designed to measure impedance in short-circuit loops without tripping the differential protection, it also measures the protection tare, earth resistance, continuity and phase sequence check.

It also measures alternating voltage, current, frequency and power.

The meter performs Short Circuit Loop Measurement, Testing of Differential, General and Selective Protections for Differential Current, Insulation Resistance Measurement, Up to 3GΩ, Voltages: 250 V, 500 V, 1000 V, Earth Resistance Measurement, Bidirectional Continuity Test on PE Cables, Phase Sequence

It has the following characteristics:

  • Short circuit loop measurement:
  • Impedance measurement with 23 A (44 A phase-to-phase), short circuit resistance RZW =10Ω
  • Measuring range: 95...440V, frequency 45...65 Hz
  • Short circuit loop measurement with resolution 0,01 Ω , without tripping the differential protections (I∆n ≥30mA)
  • Automatic short-circuit calculation, phase-neutral and phase-phase voltage detection
  • UNI-Schuko plug connection for automatic measurement, AGT adapter for measurements in three-phase networks
  • Testing of differential, general and selective protections for 10, 30, 100, 300, 500 and 1000 mA differential current. Measurement of insulation resistance:
  • With application of the test voltages: 250 V, 500 V, 1000 V
  • Average range up to 3GΩ
  • UNI-Schuko plug connection for insulation measurement
  • Automatic download after measurement
  • Automatic measurement of all resistances on 3, 4 or 5-wire cables using the optional AUTO-ISO adapter
  • Acoustic signals at 5 s intervals to obtain the insulation characteristic curve
  • Surge safety protection
  • Measurement of the earth resistance.
  • Bidirectional continuity test on PE cables using 200 mA
  • Self-calibration of test cables.
  • Phase sequence check
  • Battery charge indication
  • Auto shut-off function
  • USB Interface
  • Phase sequence:
  • Phase sequence display: advance, delay
  • Supply voltage range UL-L : 100...440V (45...65Hz)
  • Display of phase-to-phase voltages
  • Measurement of active (P), reactive (Q), apparent (S) power and cosφ
  • UL-N voltage range : 100...440V
  • Nominal mains frequency: 45...65Hz
  • Frequency measurement for voltages in the range 50...440V in the range 45.0...65.0Hz (max. accuracy ± 0.1% measured value +1 digit)
  • Measure cosφ: 0.00...1.00 (resolution 0.01)

Low voltage and insulation continuity test

Check the PE cable using a current of ±200

Range

Resolution

Accuracy

0,00...19,99Ω

0,01Ω

±(2% v.m. + 3 digits)

20,0...199,9Ω

0,1Ω

200...400Ω

Test current at R<2Ω: minimum 200mA at nominal battery voltage

Self-calibration of test cables

Two-way measurement

Differential protection trip and response time test tA (for mode tA )

IEC61557 measurement range: 0ms ... up to the upper limit of the displayed value

Type of
switch

Adjustment of the multiplication factor

Range
measuring

Resolution

Accuracy

general-purpose

0.5*I∆n

0...300ms

1ms

±(2% v.m. + 2 digits)

1* I∆n

2* I∆n

0...150ms

5*I∆n

0...40ms

Selective

0.5*I∆n

0...500ms

1* I∆n

2* I∆n

0...200ms

5*I∆n

0...150ms

Differential current accuracy for 0.5*I∆n :-8...0%; for 1* I∆n,2* I∆n,5*I∆n : 0...8%

Measurement of the current threshold of the differential protection (IA) for sine-wave test current

Selected switch rated current

Range

Resolution

Measuring current

Accuracy

10mA

3,3...10,0mA

0.1mA

0.3*I∆n...1*I∆n

±5% I∆n

30mA

9.0...30.0mA

100mA

33...100mA

1mA

300mA

90...300mA

500mA

150...500mA

1000mA

330...1000mA

It is possible to start the measurement from the positive or negative half of the leakage current

Measurement of the current threshold of the differential protection for a unidirectional half period of sinusoidal waveform with a DC current offset of 6mA

Selected switch rated current

Range

Resolution

Measuring current

Accuracy

10mA

4.0...20.0mA

0.1mA

0.4*I∆n...2*I∆n

±10% I∆n

30mA

12.0...42.0mA

100mA

40...140mA

1mA

0.4*I∆n...1.4*I∆n

300mA

120...420mA

500mA

200...700mA

Measurement for positive or negative leakage current is possible

Measurement of the current threshold of the differential protection (IA ) for DC continuous test

Selected switch rated current

Range

Resolution

Measuring current

Accuracy

10mA

4.0...20.0mA

0.1mA

0.4*I∆n...2*I∆n

±10% I∆n

30mA

12.0...60.0mA

1mA

100mA

40...200mA

300mA

120...600mA

500mA

200...1000mA

Measurement for positive or negative leakage current is possible

"v.m." - measured value

Measurement of short circuit impedance Z L-PE , Z L-N , Z L-L

Measurement using the current range 23/40 A according to IEC
0.13...1999,9Ω (for 1.2m cables)

Range

Resolution

Accuracy

0,00...19,99Ω

0,01Ω

±(5% v.m. + 3 digits)

20,0...199,9Ω

0,1Ω

200...1999Ω

Voltage range: 95...270V (for Z L-PE and Z L-N ) and 95...440V (for Z L-L )

Frequency: 45...65Hz

Measurement of short circuit loop impedance Z L-PE RCD

Measured using 15 mA current range according to IEC 61557: 0.50...1999,9Ω

Range

Resolution

Accuracy

0,00...19,99Ω

0,01Ω

±(6% v.m. + 10 digits)

20,0...199,9Ω

0,1Ω

±(6% v.m. + 5 digits)

200...1999Ω

Voltage range: 95...270V

Frequency: 45...65Hz

Earthing resistance measurement RE

Voltage range according to IEC 61557-5: 0.5...1999Ω

Range

Resolution

Accuracy

0,00...9,99Ω

0,01Ω

±(2% v.m. + 4 digits)

10,0...99,9Ω

0,1Ω

±(2% v.m. + 3 digits)

100...999Ω

1.00...1,99kΩ

10Ω

Insulation resistance measurement

Measured according to IEC 61557-2:

-UN=50V: 50kΩ...250MΩ

-UN=500V: 500kΩ...2GΩ

-UN=100V: 100kΩ...500MΩ

-UN=1000V: 3GΩ...3GΩ

-UN=250V: 250kΩ...1GΩ

Range

Resolution

Accuracy

0...1999kΩ

1kΩ

±(3% v.m. + 8 digits)

2,00...19,99MΩ

0,01MΩ

20.0...199,9MΩ

0,1MΩ

200...999MΩ

1MΩ

1,00...3,00GΩ

0,01GΩ

±(4% v.m. + 6 digits)

With UNI-Schuko connection additional error ±2%.

AMPI-520 detailed features

Electrical safety:

Type of insulation

Double, according to EN 61010-1 and IEC 61557, EMC

Measurement category

CAT IV 300V according to EN 61010-1

Protection class, according to EN 60529

IP54

Other technical data:

Food

LR14 alkaline batteries (5 pcs.) or Ni-MH battery set (
option)

Nominal conditions of use:

operating temperature range

0...+50°C

Standard accessories:

  • SCHUKO probe with power button (WS-03)
  • Test cable with banana plug, 1.2 m yellow
  • Test cable with banana plug, 1.2 m blue
  • Test cable with banana plug, 1.2 m red
  • Test cable reel with banana plug, 30 m, red
  • Test cable reel with banana plug, 15 m, blue
  • USB cable
  • Pointed probe with banana connection, yellow
  • Pointed probe with banana connection, red
  • Pointed probe with banana connection, blue
  • Alligator clip K02 red
  • Alligator clip K02 yellow
  • Ground contact javelin, 0.3m
  • Transport box L1
  • Straps
  • LR14 battery box and batteries (C)
  • Batteries
  • Calibration certificate

Optional accessories:

  • Test cable with banana plug, 5 m red
  • Test cable with banana plug, 10 m red
  • Test cable with banana plug, 20 m red
  • Battery charger cable
  • Car lighter compatible battery charger cable (12V)
  • AGT-16P three-phase plug adapter
  • AGT-32P three-phase plug adapter
  • AGT-63P three-phase plug adapter
  • AUTO-ISO-1000C Adapter
  • Adapter TWR-1 (universal connection) for testing differential switches
  • Probe with UNI-SCHUKO (WS-04)
  • Grounding javelin 0.8 m
  • Transport box L3
  • Current clamp C3 ( =52 mm), round connection
  • Ni-MH battery set, 4.8 V, 4.2 Ah
  • Alligator clip K02, blue
  • Staple
  • Test Cable Reel
  • Z7 socket adapter
  • Software for creating documentation of electrical measurements
  • Software for the creation of drawings and diagrams

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