Agilent Technologies U3606B Technical data

Keysight U3606B
Multimeter|DC Power Supply
Quick Start
Guide
Notices
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Manual Part Number
U3606-90061
Edition
Edition 2, August 2014
Keysight Technologies
1400 Fountaingrove Parkway
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
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Safety Notices
CAUTION
A CAUTION notice denotes a hazard. It calls attention to an operating procedure, practice, or the like
that, if not correctly performed or
adhered to, could result in damage
to the product or loss of important
data. Do not proceed beyond a
CAUTION notice until the indicated
conditions are fully understood and
met.
WA R N I N G
A WARNING notice denotes a
hazard. It calls attention to an
operating procedure, practice, or
the like that, if not correctly performed or adhered to, could result
in personal injury or death. Do not
proceed beyond a WARNING
notice until the indicated conditions are fully understood and
met.
III
Safety Symbols
The following symbols on the instrument and in the documentation indicate precautions
which must be taken to maintain safe operation of the instrument.
Direct current (DC)
Alternating current (AC)
Both direct and alternating current
Caution, risk of danger (refer to this manual
for specific Warning or Caution information)
Environmental Conditions
This instrument is designed for indoor use and in an area with low condensation. The table
below shows the general environmental requirements for this instrument.
IV
Environmental condition
Requirement
Temperature
• Operating condition
• 0 °C to 55 °C
• Storage condition
• –40 °C to 70 °C
Humidity
• Operating condition
• Up to 80% RH at 40°C (non-condensing)
• Storage condition
• Up to 95% RH at 40°C (non-condensing)
Altitude
Up to 2000 m
Pollution degree
2
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NOTE
The U3606B Multimeter|DC Power Supply complies with the following safety and
EMC requirements:
• IEC 61010-1:2001/EN 61010-1:2001 (2nd Edition)
• Canada: CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 61010-1-04
• USA: ANSI/UL 61010-1:2004
• IEC 61326-1:2005/EN61326-1:2006
• CISPR11:2003/EN55011:2007, Group 1 Class A
• Canada: ICES/NMB-001:Issue 4, June 2006
• Australia/New Zealand: AS/NZS CISPR 11:2004
Regulatory Markings
The CE mark is a registered trademark
of the European Community. This CE
mark shows that the product complies
with all the relevant European Legal
Directives.
The C-tick mark is a registered
trademark of the Spectrum
Management Agency of Australia. This
signifies compliance with
the Australia EMC Framework
regulations under the terms of the
Radio Communication Act of 1992.
ICES/NMB-001 indicates that this ISM
device complies with the Canadian
ICES-001.
Cet appareil ISM est confomre a la
norme NMB-001 du Canada.
This instrument complies with the
WEEE Directive (2002/96/EC) marking
requirement. This affixed product label
indicates that you must not discard
this electrical or electronic product in
domestic household waste.
The CSA mark is a registered
trademark of the Canadian Standards
Association.
Additional Safety Information
For further information on safety, refer to the U3606B User’s Guide.
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1 Standard Shipped Items
105 mm
329 mm
255 mm
Keysight U3606B Multimeter|DC Power Supply
Power cord
U8201A combo test lead kit
Certificate of Calibration
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Keysight U3606B Quick
Start Guide (this manual)
Keysight Automation-Ready
CD-ROM
USB Standard-A to Type-B
interface cable
Keysight U3606B Product
Reference CD-ROM
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2 The Front Panel at a Glance
4
1
5
2
6
3
7
9
1
Output terminals
6
Power ON/OFF switch
2
Input terminals
7
Keys for multimeter operation
3
Current fuse
8
Autorange and manual range
4
Vacuum fluorescent display (VFD)
9
Keys for source operation
5
Shift/Local
NOTE
2
8
For a complete list of all the keypad functions and descriptions, see Chapter 1, “Getting
Started” in the U3606B User’s Guide.
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3 The Display at a Glance
1
2
3
4
6
5
7
8
9
10
1
Trigger, hold, statistics, null, diode, audible continuity, and shift annunciator
2
Source functions, Lo Ω annunciator
3
Primary display for source functions (upper secondary display)
4
Calibration and source functions and units, S1 and S2 range annunciators
5
Autoranging, AC, DC, and limit annunciator
6
Log, store, recall, ramp, scan, error, remote, and over-voltage/over-current annunciator
7
Primary display for digital multimeter measurements
8
Measurement functions and units
9
OUT and SBY annunciators
10
Secondary display for source functions (lower secondary display)
11
Source functions and units
NOTE
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For a complete list of all the annuciator descriptions, see Chapter 1, “Getting Started” in the
U3606B User’s Guide.
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4 Power-On the U3606B
1
2
3
4
CAUTION: The U3606B is grounded only when the power-line
cord is plugged into an appropriate receptacle. Do not operate
your instrument without adequate ground connection.
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5 Adjust the Carrying Handle
1
2a
3
2b
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6 Connect the Test Leads to the Terminals
Multimeter operations
1
‘
2
Connecting test leads
for multimeter operations
Test lead
position
for current
measurements
Source operations
1
6
‘
Connecting test leads for
source operations
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Input connections for multimeter functions
CAUTION: The low-resistance (Lo Ω) 4-wire
measurement uses a higher current. Refer to
Chapter 2, “Digital Multimeter Operation” in the
U3606B User's Guide for more information.
NOTE: For low-resistance (Lo Ω ) measurements,
current is sourced from the + FORCE – terminals
and measured from the + SENSE – terminals.
Low-resistance (Lo Ω)
4-wire measurements
Test current
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Output connections for source functions
NOTE: Before you proceed with source operations,
ensure that the necessary over protections and limits
are set accordingly to guard the load.
LOAD
CAUTION
NOTE
8
To avoid damaging this device, do not exceed the rated input limit.
For a detailed breakdown of all input/output terminal connections, see Chapter 1, “Getting
Started” in the U3606B User’s Guide.
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7 Select a Function
Selecting a measurement and math function
1
The following keys correspond to
the U3606B multimeter functions.
Press these keys to select a measurement function.
2
Press these keys to select a math function.
2
1
3
4
To select Shift functions, (1) press [Shift]
first, then (2) press the desired key. In this
example, the Lo Ω function is selected.
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Selecting a source function
1
The following keys correspond to
the U3606B source functions.
Press these keys to select a
source function.
2
Press [Shift] > [Protect] to set the OV or OC protection value.
Press [Shift] > [Limit] to set the OV or OC limit value.
3
NOTE: You must first enable the output protection
state from the Utility menu to activate the OC and
OV protection features.
* OV = Over Voltage
OC = Over Current
4
Pressing [OUT|SBY] to enable or disable the U3606B output.
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Entering the Utility menu
Press [Shift] > [Utility] to enter the Utility menu. The first menu item allows you to read error messages.
1
Menu item
Present setting
Use the arrow keys to navigate the Utility menu.
2
Press [Shift] > [Save] to save
a changed setting.
3
• Press [ ] or [ ] to step through
the available menu items.
• Press [ ] or [ ] to switch between
two values, to select a value from the
list, or to decrease or increase a value.
Press [Shift] > [Exit] to exit the Utility menu.
4
The U3606B resumes normal operation. The saved settings are store in the U3606B’s non-volatile memory.
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Setting the range and resolution
For multimeter functions:
For source functions:
Press
to select a higher
range and disable autoranging.
Press to select a lower range
and disable autoranging.
Press [Shift] > [Range] to
toggle between the available
output ranges:
Range
S1S2
S1
S2
CC
CV
Autoranging
100 mA
30 V
1A
8V
3A
1000 mV
Enable autoranging (for multimeter functions):
Press [Shift] > [Auto] to enable autoranging and disable manual ranging.
Setting the resolution:
Press [Shift] > [4½ 5½] to toggle between 4½ digit and 5½ digit mode.
5½ digit resolution has the best accuracy with noise rejection.
4½ digit resolution provides faster reading rates.
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8 Where to Go Next?
User references
User’s Guide
The Keysight U3606B Multimeter|DC Power Supply User's
Guide contains more detailed information on the front panel,
measurement functions, math operations, source operations, output
functions, and the utility menu (the utility menu allows you to customize
the instrument settings). It also contains information requisite to do
performance tests, adjustments, troubleshooting, and repairs.
Programmer’s Reference For information on remote programming and
SCPI commands, see the Keysight U3606B Multimeter|DC Power Supply
Programmer's Reference.
Keysight support and contact information
Check www.keysight.com/find/U3606B for the latest version of the User’s
Guide, additional information, downloads, and services related to your
Keysight product.
The website provides information on the use of Keysight products and
services. If you need to contact customer service, check the list of local
Keysight contact centers on www.keysight.com/find/contactus.
For maintenance services, check your nearest Keysight Service Center on
www.keysight.com/find/assist.
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© Keysight Technologies 2012, 2014
Edition 2, August 2014
*U3606-90061*
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