Power Analyzer

The efficient and quality power measurement and analysis is very important in today's industry. This is due to change in the requirement across the industries. The most complex battery operated devices and circuits require stable power supply. The semiconductor devices with low power leakage,high switching speed, power conversion efficiencies and advanced power modules based on SiC/GaN modules are driving the Power Analyzer market.

Typical Specifications

Following are the typical specifications one need from Power Analyzer.
•  Higher crest factor
•  USB,LAN,GPIB interface
•  Quick response with drastic change in input levels
•  Auto range set based on input magnitude of I and V.

Who is driving this market?

•  UPS manufacturers
•  PWM motor related measurements
•  Power supply measurements and power analysis
•  battery operated embedded devices
•  lighting power measurement
•  Both active and standby power measurement
•  Energy consumption technologies
•  Energy STAR power measurements

Power Analyzer

Companies such as Tektronix, Yokogawa, Dranetz, Hioki, Extech, Voltech etc. manufacture power analysis solutions to capture the growing market. Figure depicts 3390 power analyzer from HioKi. Hioki manufacture power meter and power analyzers for 3 phase and 4 phase power lines with high accuracy and precision. It measures electrical power from DC to inverter frequencies(0.5 Hz to 150KHz). It has accuracy of about +/-0.16% with advanced current sensors.

Tektronix power analysis equipments

Models: PA1000 and PA4000
The Tektronix manufacture accurate solutions for power test and measurements. PA1000 measures with 0.05% accuracy with USB,GPIB and Ethernet LAN interfaces.It has color display which can be useful in handy measurements. PA4000 supports various test modes and has wide measurement ranges. PA4000 provides PC interfacing and use advanced locking techniques for power measurement.


Model: PX8000
This model is first precision equipment similar to oscilloscope in the market. It is developed by Yokogawa based on isoPRO technology. It provides best time based measurement of power. It captures most varying transient current and voltage waveform signals.

Power Analysis Online

Following are some of the very useful links for power analysis online using tools and applications.

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