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AM-3123 LCR Meter

Digital LCR meter. Dual LCD display. Measurements: Capacitance 0.01pF...20mF, Inductance 0.01H...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.

Manuals:

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 Function Manual,Auto
Ranging Mode Auto
Test Terminals 3-terminal, 5-terminal
Measurement Speed 4 meas/sec (Fast), 1.5 meas/sec (Slow)
Correction Short, Open
Tolerance Mode 1%, 5%, 10%, 20%
Input protection fuse 0.1A / 250V
Interface Mini-USB (virtual serial port)
Test Signal
Signal Frequency 100Hz, 120Hz, 1kHz, 10kHz
Test Signal Level 0.6Vrms
Output Impedance 100Ω
Display
Display LCD primary-secondary dual display
Backlight Battery 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 Model IEC 6LR61, 9V Alkaline battery
AC Adapter
Input: 220V (110%),50Hz (15%); 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 Condition Temperature 0C40C
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
Le De
100Hz/120Hz
1000H 400.0H1000.0H 1.00%+3 0.01 Parallel
400H 40.0H399.99H 0.35%+2 0.0035 Parallel
40H 4.000H39.999H 0.25%+2 0.0025 Parallel
4H 400.0mH3.9999H 0.25%+2 0.0025 -
400mH 40.0mH399.99mH 0.25%+2 0.0025 Series
40mH 4.0mH39.999H 0.45%+2 0.0045 Series
4mH 0μH3.9999mH 1.40%+5 - Series
1kHz
100H 40.00H100.0H 1.00%+3 0.0100 Parallel
40H 4.000H39.999H 0.35%+2 0.0035 Parallel
4H 400.0mH3.9999H 0.25%+2 0.0025 Parallel
400mH 40.00H399.99H 0.25%+2 0.0025 -
40mH 4.000mH39.999.0H 0.25%+2 0.0025 Series
4mH 400.0μH3.9999H 0.45%+2 0.0045 Series
4μH 0μH399.9μH 1.40%+5 - Series
10kHz 1000mH 400.0mH999.99mH 0.80%+3 0.0080 Parallel
400mH 40.00mH399.99mH 0.35%+2 0.0035 Parallel
40mH 4.000mH39.999mH 0.25%+2 0.0025 -
4mH 400.0μH3.9999mH 0.30%+2 0.0030 Series
400μH 40.00μH399.99μH 0.45%+2 0.0045 Series
40μH 0.00μH39.99μH 1.40%+5 - Series
100kHz 100mH
40.00mH399.99mH 1.20%+5 0.0120 Parallel
40mH 4.000mH39.999mH 0.80%+2 0.0080 Parallel
4mH 400.0μH3.9999mH 0.50%+2 0.0050 -
400μH 40.00μH399.99μH 0.50%+2 0.0050 Series
40μH 4.000μH39.999μH 0.80%+5 0.0080 Series
4μH 0.000μH3.999μH 2.50%+10 - Series

Capacitance (C) and Dissipation (D)

Range Display Range Accuracy Equivalent Mode
Ce De
100Hz/120Hz
20mF 4.000mF20.000mF 5.00%+5 0.0500 Series
4mF 400.0μF3.9999mF 1.00%+3 0.0100 Series
400μF 40.00μF399.99μF 0.35%+2 0.0035 Series
40μF 4.000μF39.999μF 0.25%+2 0.0025 Series
4μF 400.0nF3.9999μF 0.25%+2 0.0025 -
400nF 40.00nF399.99nF 0.25%+2 0.0025 Parallel
40nF 4.000nF39.999nF 0.35%+3 0.0035 Parallel
4nF 0pF3.999nF 1.25%+5 - Parallel
1kHz
1000μF 400.0μF999.99μF 2.00%+5 0.0200 Series
400μF 40.00μF399.99μF 1.00%+3 0.0100 Series
40μF 4.000μF39.999μF 0.35%+2 0.0035 Series
4μF 400.0nF3.9999μF 0.25%+2 0.0025 Series
400nF 40.00nF399.99nF 0.25%+2 0.0025 -
40nF 4.000nF39.999nF 0.25%+2 0.0025 Parallel
4nF 400.0pF3.9999nF 0.35%+3 0.0035 Parallel
400pF 0.0pF39.99nF 1.25%+5 - Parallel
10kHz 100μF 40.00μF100.00μF 3.00%+5 0.0300 Series
40μF 4.000μF39.999μF 1.50%+3 0.0150 Series
4μF 400.0nF3.9999μF 0.35%+2 0.0035 Series
400nF 40.00nF399.99nF 0.25%+2 0.0025 Series
40nF 4.000nF39.999nF 0.25%+2 0.0025 -
4nF 400.0pF3.9999nF 0.25%+2 0.0025 Parallel
400pF 40.00pF399.99pF 0.35%+3 0.0035 Parallel
40pF 0.00pF39.99pF 1.25%+5 - Parallel
100kHz 10μF 4.000μF10.000μF 6.00%+20 0.0600 Series
4μF 400.0nF3.9999μF 2.50%+10 0.0250 Series
400nF 40.00nF399.99nF 0.80%+5 0.0080 Series
40nF 4.000nF39.999nF 0.50%+2 0.0050 Series
4nF 400.0pF3.9999nF 0.50%+2 0.0050 -
400pF 40.00pF399.99pF 0.80%+2 0.0080 Parallel
40pF 4.000pF39.999pF 1.20%+5 0.0120 Parallel
4pF 0.000pF4.999pF 3.00%+10 - Parallel

Impedance(Z) and Phase Angle (Θ)

Range Display Range Accuracy Equivalent Mode
Ze θe
100Hz-10kHz 10MΩ 4.000MΩ10.000MΩ 3.00%+5 1.75 Parallel
4MΩ 400.0kΩ3.9999MΩ 1.25%+3 0.75 Parallel
400kΩ 40.00kΩ399.99kΩ 0.35%+2 0.25 Parallel
40kΩ 4.000kΩ39.999kΩ 0.25%+2 0.15 Parallel
4kΩ 400.0Ω3.9999kΩ 0.25%+2 0.15 -
400Ω 40.00Ω399.99Ω 0.25%+2 0.15 Series
40Ω 4.000Ω39.999Ω 0.35%+2 0.25 Series
0.4000Ω3.9999Ω 1.00%+3 0.6 Series
0.4Ω 0.0000Ω0.3999Ω 3.00%+5 - Series
100kHz 10MΩ 4.000MΩ10.000MΩ 8.00%+20 4.6 Parallel
4MΩ 400.0kΩ3.9999MΩ 3.00%+10 1.75 Parallel
400kΩ 40.00kΩ399.99kΩ 1.20%+5 0.69 Parallel
40kΩ 4.000kΩ39.999kΩ 0.80%+2 0.46 Parallel
4kΩ 400.0Ω3.9999kΩ 0.50%+2 0.3 -
400Ω 40.00Ω399.99Ω 0.50%+2 0.3 Series
40Ω 4.000Ω39.999Ω 0.80%+5 0.46 Series
0.4000Ω3.9999Ω 2.50%+10 1.43 Series
0.4Ω 0.0000Ω0.3999Ω 6.00%+20 -
Series

Accessories

  • Instruction manual
  • Mini USB Interface Cable
  • Red / Black Banana plugsCrocodile 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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