Electric Vehicle EV Tester / EV PCE-DC 9EV-ICA incl. ISO Calibration Certificate

Order no.: PCE-DC 9EV-ICA
ISO Calibration
£ 244.00
£ 292.80
PCE-DC 9EV-ICA
price ex. (VAT / delivery)
Delivery time: 10 - 14 days
Electric Vehicle EV Tester / EV Test Instrument with a measuring range of 0 ... 1000 A AC/DC
/ Frequency measurement

Small and compact design / Inrush current measurement / Ready for immediate use /
25 mm wide clamp opening / Incl. ISO certification

The EV Test Instrument is a measuring device for the precise determination of electrical currents. With a current clamp diameter of 25 mm and a measuring range of 0 … 1000 A AC/DC, the clamp meter covers a large part of all measurement tasks. The current measurement is carried out inductively with the clamp meter. This means that the test objects to be measured do not have to be switched off beforehand. In this way, the flowing current can be measured during operation. The measured value is displayed numerically and graphically using a bar chart. The compact design of the clamp meter also enables the measuring device to be easily stowed away in work bags.

Electromobility is playing an increasingly important role. It is therefore important to know the current flow in the lines. The wallbox of an electric vehicle can be monitored on the primary and secondary side with the EV Test Instrument. The clamp meter can also be used in workshops to check electric vehicles. The starting current of the electric motors or the on-board current can be checked with the clamp meter.

In addition to the normal measuring mode, the automotive meter can also measure the inrush current. An inrush current measurement with the EV Test Instrument is particularly necessary when starting up motors, such as ventilation systems, in order to rule out possible sources of error. In addition, the clamp meter has a low-pass filter function. This function can be used to determine currents in the low frequency range. Currents up to a frequency of 1 kHz are measured by the current clamp. The clamp meter is used, for example, to measure the current of low-midrange speakers (woofers).

EV Test Instrument for EV measurements – special features for electric and hybrid vehicles

In connection with the motor vehicles, the abbreviation EV stands for electric vehicle, which means for the vehicles with the electric drive. For the measurements of the electrics in conventional and electrically driven motor vehicles, a current clamp must be suitable for direct current measurements and it should be as compact and robust as possible because of the usually very limited space.

In contrast to the conventional vehicles with combustion engines, the vehicles with electric drives require much higher voltages and amperage for the powerful additional electrical consumers. For this reason, different voltage levels are used in the electric and hybrid vehicles, whereas in conventional diesel and petrol vehicles all consumers are usually supplied via the 12 volt (or 24 volt) battery. The current clamp for measurements on electric and hybrid vehicles should therefore ideally be able to precisely measure both the low current levels, e.g. of vehicle lighting, window regulators and cockpit displays, as well as the high current levels along the electric drive train.

Depending on the design of the EV Test Instrument, the measurement results for direct current can be influenced to a greater or lesser extent by previous magnetisation and by other lines located close to the measuring point. It is advantageous if the current clamp automatically compensates for this by an offset check or can simply be set to zero before the actual DC measurement.

Since alternating current from the mains is primarily used to charge the batteries of the electric vehicles, converters are installed in the vehicles to convert alternating current into direct current. The required charging time depends on both the charging station and the equipment of the electric vehicle. In the case of the charging cables, as in the case of the other cables with connectors, the individual wires are not freely accessible. In order to be able to measure the individual wires with the current clamp during the charging process, special adapters are available. For example, there are measuring cases to which the charging cable is connected and which are connected to the charging station via a suitable connection cable. The EV Test Instrument can then measure the alternating current on the individually tapped in the case connecting lines.

 


- Inductive current measurement
- Measuring range 0 ... 1000 A AC/DC
- Backlight
- Small and compact design
- 25 mm / 0.98" wide inner diameter
- Inrush current measurement
- incl. ISO Calibration Certificate
Direct current 
Measuring range0 ... 4 A DC
Resolution1 mA DC
Accuracy*±1.5 % of measured value ± 3 digits
  
Measuring range0 ... 40 A DC
Resolution10 mA DC
Accuracy*±1.5 % of measured value ± 3 digits
  
Measuring range0 ... 400 A DC
Resolution100 mA DC
Accuracy*±1.5 % of measured value ± 3 digits
  
Measuring range0 ... 900 A DC
Resolution1 A DC
Accuracy*±1.5 % of measured value ± 3 digits
  
Measuring range900 ... 1000 A DC
Resolution1 A DC
Accuracy*±2.0 % of measured value ± 3 digits
  
Overload protection 1000 A DC
  
Alternating current 
Measuring range0 ... 4 A AC
Resolution1 mA AC
Accuracy*±1.5 % of measured value ± 3 digits (50 / 60 Hz)
 ±2.0 % of measured value ± 4 digits (40 ... 400 Hz)
  
Measuring range0 ... 40 A AC
Resolution10 mA AC
Accuracy*±1.5 % of measured value ± 3 digits (50 / 60 Hz)
 ±2.0 % of measured value ± 4 digits (40 ... 400 Hz)
  
Measuring range0 ... 400 A AC
Resolution100 mA AC
Accuracy*±1.5 % of measured value ± 3 digits (50 / 60 Hz)
 ±2.0 % of measured value ± 4 digits (40 ... 400 Hz)
  
Measuring range0 ... 900 A AC
Resolution1 A AC
Accuracy*±1.5 % of measured value ± 3 digits (50 / 60 Hz)
 ±2.0 % of measured value ± 4 digits (40 ... 400 Hz)
  
Measuring range900 ... 1000 A DC
Resolution1 A AC
Accuracy*±2.0 % of measured value ± 3 digits (50 / 60 Hz)
 ±2.5 % of measured value ± 4 digits (40 ... 400 Hz)
  
Overload protection 1000 A AC
TrueRMS, crest factor up to 3%
*With a crest factor of >2%, the accuracy increases by a further 2%
  
Frequency 
Measuring range at 4 A AC1 ... 10 Hz
Resolution0.1 Hz
Minimum current0.2 A AC
Accuracy±0.5 % of measured value % ± 2 digits
  
Measuring range at 4 A AC10 ... 4 kHz
Resolution0.1/1 Hz
Minimum current0.08 A AC
Accuracy±0.5 % of measured value % ± 2 digits
  
Measuring range at 4 A AC4k ... 40 kHz
Resolution1/10 Hz
Minimum current0.20 A AC
Accuracy±0.5 % of measured value % ± 2 digits
  
Measuring range at 40 A AC1 ... 10 Hz
Resolution0.1
Minimum current1.5 A AC
Accuracy±0.5 % of measured value % ± 2 digits
  
Measuring range at 40 A AC10 ... 4 kHz
Resolution0.1/1
Minimum current0.8 A AC
Accuracy±0.5 % of measured value % ± 2 digits
  
Measuring range at 400 A AC2 ... 4 kHz
Resolution0.1/1
Minimum current4 A AC
Accuracy±0.5 % of measured value % ± 2 digits
  
Measuring range at 1000 A AC1 ... 4 kHz
Resolution0.1/1
Minimum current40 A AC
Accuracy±0.5 % of measured value % ± 2 digits
  
Overload protection 1000 A AC
  
Inrush current 
Measuring range4 A AC
Trigger current (threshold value)0.2 A AC
Measuring range40 A AC
Trigger current (threshold value)2 A AC
Measuring range400 A AC
Trigger current (threshold value)20 A AC
Measuring range1000 A AC
Trigger current (threshold value)200 A AC
  
Integration time 100 ms
Overload protection 1000 A AC/DC
  
Alternating current low-pass filter (LPF) 
Measuring range4 A AC
Resolution0.001 A AC
Accuracy3 % ±5 digits
Measuring range40 A AC
Resolution0.01 A AC
Accuracy3 % ±5 digits
Measuring range400 A AC
Resolution0.1 A AC
Accuracy3 % ±5 digits
Measuring range0 ... 900 A AC
Resolution1 A AC
Accuracy3 % ±5 digits
Measuring range900 ... 1000 A AC
Resolution1 A AC
Accuracy4 % ±5 digits
  
The low-pass filter refers to a frequency up to 1 kHz
  
Further specifications 
All accuracies apply in an environment between 18 ... 28 °C / 64 ... 82 °F
  
Clamp meter inner diameter25 mm / 0.98"
DisplayLC display
Measuring range selectionmanual
Power supply2 x 1.5 V AAA batteries
Power consumption22 mA with background lighting switched off
Measuring rate3 Hz with numerical view
 30 Hz with bar graphs
Operating conditions-10 ... 50 °C / 14 ... 122 °F, <85 % RH, non-condensing
Storage conditions-20 ... + 60 °C / -4 ... 140 °F, <75 % RH, non-condensing
Maximum altitude2000 m / 6561 ft
Dimensions152 mm x 66 mm x 36 mm / 5.98 x 2.59 x 1.41"
Weight190 g / 6.7 oz (with batteries)

1 x Electric Vehicle EV Tester / EV Test Instrument PCE-DC 9EV-ICA
1 x Transport bag
2 x 1.5 AAA batteries
1 x Instruction manual
1 x ISO Calibration Certificate

N.B. Calibration certificates are issued specifically for the customer and are excluded from the right of return.