Atlas ESR60 Equivalent Series Resistance Meter and Capacitor Analyser

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About this product


Product overview

• Meter capable of measuring capacitance and equivalent series resistance (ESR)
• Measure ESR from 0Ω to 20Ω
• Measure capacitance from 1µF to 22,000µF
• Requires one 23A battery (included)
• Measures just 103mm x 70mm x 20mm

What is an ESR meter?
An ESR meter is a two-terminal electronic measuring instrument for measuring the equivalent series resistance (ESR) of real capacitors without the need to disconnect the capacitor from the circuit it is connected to.

How easy is this meter to use?
The ESR60 is very easy to use – it will automatically detect when the test clips are applied to a capacitor and start its analysis. A unique feature of this meter is the ability to detect if the capacitor is charged. If the capacitor is charged then the ESR60 will discharge the capacitor using a constant power algorithm designed to prevent nasty discharge currents.


Parameter Minimum Typical Maximum
Peak test current into S/C ±20 mA ±22 mA
Peak test voltage, full scale ESR ±40 mV ±44 mV
Peak test voltage across O/C ±2.5 V ±3.0 V
Capacitance measurement range 1 µF 22,000 µF
Capacitance accuracy ±4% ±0.2 µF
ESR measurement range 0 Ω 20 Ω
ESR resolution for ESR < 2O 0.01 Ω 0.02 Ω
ESR resolution for ESR > 2O 0.1 Ω 0.2 Ω
ESR accuracy for ESR < 2O ±1.5% ±0.02 Ω
ESR accuracy for ESR > 2O ±1.5% ±0.2 Ω
Abuse voltage (for C < 10µF) ±275 V
Abuse voltage (for C > 10µF) ±50 V
Auto-Discharge voltage limit ±50 V
Battery voltage range 8.5 V 12 V
Battery voltage warning threshold 8.5 V
Inactivity power-down period 30 seconds
Operating temperature range 10 °C 40 °C

Hi does this device auto discharge caps?
Asked by: seamus o brien
Yes, this does auto-discharge capacitors.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

The ESR does come with a table, it is included in the manual
Asked by: Gill Siddons
Please download the associated PDF file for the full specification.
Answered by: PS
Date published: 2015-07-17

i there will it tell you if the capicitor is good or bad as this can be a tricky thing ?
Asked by: jamie
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17
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