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AM-3123 LCR Meter


Digital LCR meter. Dual LCD display. Measurements: Capacitance 0.01pF...20mF, Inductance 0.01µH...1kH, Resistance 0.1mΩ...10MΩ. Basic accuracy: 0.25%. Relative measurements and data hold. Frequency: 100Hz, 120Hz, 1kHz, 10kHz. Measurement in parallel mode (Lp, Cp, Rp) and series mode (Ls, Cs, ESR). Test Terminals: 3-terminal and 5-terminal. Mini-USB interface.

AKTAKOM AM-3123 is a perfect combination of outstanding performance and convenience. Accurate measurements of passive-components can be achieved in all occasions for a long period of time.

Features

  • Basic measurement accuracy: 0.25%
  • Gorgeous dual-color cast shell
  • 40,000 counts for primary parameter
  • Innovatively compatible terminal configuration: 5-terminal test slot and 3-terminal banana jack
  • Intelligent Auto LCR function
  • Measurement speed up to 4 meas/sec, fast automatic range switch design
  • Constant output impedance: 100 Ohm
  • Percentage display and 4-tolerance comparator: 1%, 5%, 10%, 20%
  • Automatic OPEN/SHORT correction detection
  • Data Hold, Max/Min/Average recording
  • Utility function configuration and current setup recovery after power-off
  • Standard Mini-USB interface, SCPI compatible

Specifications

Function
Measurement Parameters Primary Parameters: L / C / R / Z Secondary Parameters: D / Q / θ / ESR
Equivalent Circuits Serial, Parallel
Auto LCR FunctionManual,Auto
Ranging ModeAuto
Test Terminals3-terminal, 5-terminal
Measurement Speed4 meas/sec (Fast), 1.5 meas/sec (Slow)
CorrectionShort, Open
Tolerance Mode1%, 5%, 10%, 20%
Input protection fuse0.1A / 250V
InterfaceMini-USB (virtual serial port)
Test Signal
Signal Frequency100Hz, 120Hz, 1kHz, 10kHz
Test Signal Level0.6Vrms
Output Impedance 100Ω
Display
Display LCD primary-secondary dual display
BacklightBattery supply: when backlight is on, luminance is reduced by half 15s later and automatically turned off 30s later. Powered by adapter: backlight on until manually turned off
Readings Max. counts of Primary Parameter: 40,000; D/Q/θ Min. resolution of secondary parameter: 0.0001
Basic Accuracy 0.25%
Power Supply
Battery ModelIEC 6LR61, 9V Alkaline battery
AC Adapter
Input: 220V (1±10%),50Hz (1±5%); Output: 12V-15V DC
Operating Current
Max: 28mA, Typical: 25mA (1kHz, 100Ω load)
Stand by(Power off)Current Max: 2μA (Limited to non-rechargeable model)
Battery Life 16 hours (Typical) based on backlight off and new alkaline
Auto Power off(valid for battery powered) 5min, 15min, 30min, 60min, OFF available; factory default: 5min
Low Voltage indicator When battery voltage drops below 6.8V, Low Voltage Indicator turns on
General
Operation ConditionTemperature0°C…40°C
Relative Humidity≤ 90% R.H.
Weight 350g
Dimensions (HxWxD) 7.5x3.5x1.6in / 190x90x41 mm
Safety and EMC compliance IEC 61010-1:2001; IEC 61326-2-1: 2005

Inductance (L) and Quality Factor (Q)

Range
Display Range Accuracy Equivalent Mode
LeDe
100Hz/120Hz
1000H400.0H…1000.0H1.00%+30.01Parallel
400H40.0H…399.99H0.35%+2 0.0035Parallel
40H4.000H…39.999H0.25%+20.0025Parallel
4H400.0mH…3.9999H0.25%+20.0025-
400mH40.0mH…399.99mH0.25%+20.0025Series
40mH4.0mH…39.999H0.45%+20.0045Series
4mH0μH…3.9999mH1.40%+5-Series
1kHz
100H40.00H…100.0H1.00%+30.0100Parallel
40H4.000H…39.999H0.35%+2 0.0035Parallel
4H400.0mH…3.9999H0.25%+20.0025Parallel
400mH40.00H…399.99H0.25%+20.0025-
40mH4.000mH…39.999.0H0.25%+20.0025Series
4mH400.0μH…3.9999H0.45%+20.0045Series
4μH0μH…399.9μH1.40%+5-Series
10kHz 1000mH400.0mH…999.99mH0.80%+30.0080Parallel
400mH40.00mH…399.99mH0.35%+20.0035Parallel
40mH4.000mH…39.999mH0.25%+20.0025-
4mH400.0μH…3.9999mH0.30%+20.0030Series
400μH40.00μH…399.99μH0.45%+20.0045Series
40μH0.00μH…39.99μH1.40%+5-Series
100kHz100mH
40.00mH…399.99mH1.20%+5 0.0120Parallel
40mH4.000mH…39.999mH0.80%+2 0.0080Parallel
4mH400.0μH…3.9999mH0.50%+20.0050-
400μH40.00μH…399.99μH0.50%+20.0050Series
40μH4.000μH…39.999μH0.80%+50.0080Series
4μH0.000μH…3.999μH2.50%+10-Series

Capacitance (C) and Dissipation (D)

Range Display Range Accuracy Equivalent Mode
CeDe
100Hz/120Hz
20mF4.000mF…20.000mF5.00%+5±0.0500Series
4mF400.0μF…3.9999mF1.00%+3 ±0.0100Series
400μF40.00μF…399.99μF0.35%+2 ±0.0035Series
40μF4.000μF…39.999μF0.25%+2±0.0025Series
4μF400.0nF…3.9999μF0.25%+2±0.0025-
400nF40.00nF…399.99nF0.25%+2±0.0025Parallel
40nF4.000nF…39.999nF0.35%+3±0.0035Parallel
4nF0pF…3.999nF1.25%+5-Parallel
1kHz
1000μF400.0μF…999.99μF2.00%+5±0.0200Series
400μF40.00μF…399.99μF1.00%+3±0.0100Series
40μF4.000μF…39.999μF0.35%+2±0.0035Series
4μF400.0nF…3.9999μF0.25%+2±0.0025Series
400nF40.00nF…399.99nF0.25%+2±0.0025-
40nF4.000nF…39.999nF0.25%+2±0.0025Parallel
4nF400.0pF…3.9999nF0.35%+3±0.0035Parallel
400pF0.0pF…39.99nF1.25%+5-Parallel
10kHz 100μF40.00μF…100.00μF3.00%+5±0.0300Series
40μF4.000μF…39.999μF1.50%+3 ±0.0150Series
4μF400.0nF…3.9999μF0.35%+2±0.0035Series
400nF40.00nF…399.99nF0.25%+2±0.0025Series
40nF4.000nF…39.999nF0.25%+2±0.0025-
4nF400.0pF…3.9999nF0.25%+2±0.0025Parallel
400pF40.00pF…399.99pF0.35%+3±0.0035Parallel
40pF0.00pF…39.99pF1.25%+5-Parallel
100kHz 10μF4.000μF…10.000μF6.00%+20±0.0600Series
4μF400.0nF…3.9999μF2.50%+10±0.0250Series
400nF40.00nF…399.99nF0.80%+5±0.0080Series
40nF4.000nF…39.999nF0.50%+2±0.0050Series
4nF400.0pF…3.9999nF0.50%+2±0.0050-
400pF40.00pF…399.99pF0.80%+2±0.0080Parallel
40pF4.000pF…39.999pF1.20%+5±0.0120Parallel
4pF0.000pF…4.999pF3.00%+10-Parallel

Impedance(Z) and Phase Angle (Θ)

Range Display Range Accuracy Equivalent Mode
Zeθe
100Hz-10kHz 10MΩ4.000MΩ…10.000MΩ3.00%+5 ±1.75° Parallel
4MΩ400.0kΩ…3.9999MΩ 1.25%+3 ±0.75° Parallel
400kΩ40.00kΩ…399.99kΩ 0.35%+2 ±0.25° Parallel
40kΩ4.000kΩ…39.999kΩ 0.25%+2 ±0.15° Parallel
4kΩ400.0Ω…3.9999kΩ 0.25%+2 ±0.15° -
400Ω40.00Ω…399.99Ω 0.25%+2 ±0.15° Series
40Ω4.000Ω…39.999Ω 0.35%+2±0.25° Series
0.4000Ω…3.9999Ω 1.00%+3 ±0.6° Series
0.4Ω0.0000Ω…0.3999Ω 3.00%+5 - Series
100kHz 10MΩ 4.000MΩ…10.000MΩ 8.00%+20 ±4.6° Parallel
4MΩ 400.0kΩ…3.9999MΩ 3.00%+10 ±1.75° Parallel
400kΩ 40.00kΩ…399.99kΩ 1.20%+5 ±0.69° Parallel
40kΩ 4.000kΩ…39.999kΩ 0.80%+2 ±0.46° Parallel
4kΩ 400.0Ω…3.9999kΩ 0.50%+2 ±0.3° -
400Ω 40.00Ω…399.99Ω 0.50%+2 ±0.3° Series
40Ω 4.000Ω…39.999Ω 0.80%+5 ±0.46° Series
0.4000Ω…3.9999Ω 2.50%+10 ±1.43° Series
0.4Ω 0.0000Ω…0.3999Ω 6.00%+20 -
Series

Accessories

  • Instruction manual
  • Mini USB Interface Cable
  • Red / Black Banana plugs—Crocodile clip Test Leads
  • Kelvin Clips (5-wire)
  • 9V Battery
  • Adapter
  • Software (see Software tab)

Compatible Software


AM-312x-SW Software for LCR meters
Software designed to read and process AM-3123 RLC meter measurements after its USB-interface connection to the PC.

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