TA167 Current Probe + Picoscope 4425

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TA167 Current Probe + Picoscope 4425

Post by kostelectronics » Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:20 pm

Hi all,

Today, i've tryed the TA167 Current-Probe on my Picoscope 4425.
The Problem is: I've get permanent "out of range" Errors (too high), also when i just press the Zero (degauss) button.
The Waveform of my starter-current Looks very noisy too.

What did i'm wrong? do i Need to configure the TA167 in the Software first? (i selected the 2000A Current Probe in 2000A mode) and set the range to +/-500A for this channel.

BR Matthias

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Re: TA167 Current Probe + Picoscope 4425

Post by Steve Smith » Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:34 pm

Hello Matthias, thank you for the post.

Your configuration is correct as you have selected the right probe setting for your clamp

Could you confirm if other probes (i.e. a x1 test lead) when connected to the same scope channel as your clamp, also indicate "Out of Range"

Could you supply a psdata file of the "Out Of Range" Error and your Starter Current capture?

With regards to "Out Of Range", do you have a Red or Yellow warning triangle indicating an Out of Range condition.

I am sorry you are experiencing difficulty here and for all the questions but this will help resolve your concern.

Take care......Steve

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