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4263B LCR Meter 100 Hz to 100 kHz
Technical Overview
Introduction
The Agilent Technologies LCR meter
makes fast measurements on components. It is optimized for applications
that require precision and versatility.
The instrument's performance ranges
from general bench-top impedance
measurements to complex transformer, coil and electrolytic capacitor
measurements. The LCR meter offers
fast, reliable, and versatile testing at
a low cost.
Satisfy your needs for...
Fast system test throughput
• Maximize testing with rapid 25 ms
measurements
• Minimize user intervention with
pass/fail testing
• Communicate results with display
and GPIB
• Automate testing with built-in
handler interface
Fault-free results
• Test with confidence using contact
check function
• Remove parasitics with error correction
• Get the best data with 0.1% basic
accuracy
• Eliminate trigger timing errors
with trigger delay function
Versatile measurements
• Select from 11 impedance
parameters
• Add three complex transformer
parameters with Option 4263B-001
• Set signal level with 5mVrms
resolution
• Monitor actual ac voltage and
current levels
• Pick from many test fixtures and
accessories
• Save and recall up to ten
measurement setups
Display:
LCD with back-light.
Displays measurement values,
instrument states, and comparator results
Four-terminal pair:
Reduces errors due
to cable extension
I&V monitor:
Measurement parameter:
Select the desired test parameter Monitor actual
ac voltage and
current levels
Cable:
Extend front panel cable
length from 0 to 4 meters
Save/recall:
Store and retrieve up
to 10 measurement states
Trigger mode:
Choose internal,
external, or manual trigger
Comparator:
Select values for HIGH,
IN, and LOW testing
Contact check:
Verify reliability of test
connections
Frequency:
Select one of five test frequencies
Open/short/load:
Correct for test fixture and cable
errors
Key Parameters and Specifications
Test frequencies:
100 Hz, 120 Hz, 1 kHz, 10 kHz, 100 kHz
Option 4263B-002 adds 20kHz
AC test signal levels:
20m–1Vrms, 5mVrms steps
Basic accuracy:
0.1%
Bias:
1.5 and 2.0 Vdc
Impedance parameters:
|Z|, R, X, |Y|, G, B, C, L, D, Q, u
Error correction:
Open, short, and load
Option 4263B-001 adds transformer
measurement functions: turns-ratio,
mutual-inductance and dc-resistance
Built-in system features:
GPIB and handler interfaces
Cable length settings:
0, 1, 2, 4 meters
Measurement time (typical):
25 ms at best conditions
Contact check time (typical):
5 ms per measurement
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High-quality results
System features for test automation
• See five digits of data
• Make precise measurements with
0.1% basic accuracy
• Select from 11 impedance
parameters
• Verify device performance at
simulated operating conditions
• Monitor actual test signal voltage
and current levels
• Maximize accuracy with error
correction
• Use performance specified with
0, 1, 2, and 4 meter cables
• Test device contact failure with
contact check function
• Automate testing with GPIB
interface
• Reduce ground-loops with isolated
handler interface
• Continue testing after ac power
loss with continuous memory
• Perform pass/fail testing with
comparator function
(High/In/Low)
Evaluate transformers and coils
with Option 4263B-001
• Measure turns-ratio, mutual
inductance and dc-resistance
• Easily make connections with
16060A transformer test fixture
• Measure parameter responses with
variable signal levels
Simplify transformer testing.
Make reliable impedance measurements.
Make electrolytic capacitor
measurements
The 4263B LCR meter is designed for
automated applications.
• Obtain versatile testing with a
large capacitance range
• Keep costs down with built-in dc
bias source
• Protect your investment: high
energy protection on terminals
• Increase test throughput with fast
system measurements
• Make reliable handler measurements with contact check function
Quickly evaluate electrolytic capacitors.
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Specifications
Measurement accuracy
Figure 1. Conversion diagram
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Table 1. Measurement accuracy (±% of reading)
Measurement conditions
1. Warm-up time: ≥ 15 min.
2. Ambient temperature: 23 ±5 ˚C
3. Test signal voltage: 1 Vrms
4. Test cable length: 0 meter
5. Open and short corrections performed
6. Measurement time: Medium or Long
(Other test condition data is available in the
operation manual.)
For |Z|, |Y|, L, C, R, X, G, and B accuracy
(Ae), refer to Table 1. Table 1 equations yield
accuracy based on frequency and DUT
characteristic impedance (Zm). Zm is
from Figure 1, Conversion Diagram.
Other Specifications
Measurement parameters/ranges
Parameter
Range
|Z|, R, X
|Y|, G, B
C
L
D
Q
u
∆
1 mΩ to 100 MΩ
10 nS to 1000S
1 pF to 1 F
10 nH to 100 kH
0.0001 to 9.9999
0.1 to 9999.9
-180˚ to + 180˚
-999.99% to 999.99%
Option 4263B-001: DC resistance 1 mΩ to
100 MΩ
Mutual inductance 1 µH to 100 H
(typical)
D accuracy(De) = ± Ae/100
Turns-ratio 0.9 to 200 (typical)
Q accuracy(Qe) = ±
where(Qm x De < 1)
(Qm)2xDe
1-/+(QmxDe)
u accuracy (ue) = 0.573 x Ae
Ae = Accuracy of |Z|, |Y|, L, C, R, X, G,
and B
De = D accuracy
Dm = Measured value of D
Qe = Q accuracy
Qm = Measured value of Q
ue = u phase angle accuracy
Zm = DUT impedance at test frequency in
Hertz
Measurement conditions and functions
Test frequency: 100 Hz, 120 Hz,
1 kHz, 10 kHz, 100 kHz. (Option 4263B-002
adds 20 kHz.)
AC test signal level: 20 m - 1 Vrms,
5 mVrms steps
Other instrument functions
Test signal level monitor:
Voltage, current
Error Correction: Open, Short, Load
Comparator: HIGH, IN, and LOW for each
displayed parameter
Save/recall: 10 instrument states from
non-volatile memory
Front-end Protection:
Vmax = √ 8/C
@ Vmax ≤ 250 V
Vmax = √ 2/C
@ Vmax ≤ 1000 V
C in Farads
Handler interface: Negative logic and isolated.
Signals are HIGH/IN/LOW, No-Contact,
EOM, Index, Alarm, Keylock, Ext. Trigger.
GPIB interface: Instrument control, TALKonly mode for LISTEN-only printers using
GPIB or Centronics/GPIB converter
Physical characteristics
Power: 90-132 Vac or 198-264 Vac.
47-66 Hz. 45 VA typical.
Bias:
Internal: + 1.5 and +2.0 Vdc
External: 0 to + 3.0 Vdc
Operating temperature: 0 to 45 °C
Ranging: Auto and Hold
Dimensions: 320 (W) x 100 (H) x
300 (H) mm
Trigger: Internal, Manual, and External
Weight: 4.5 kg (typical)
Trigger delay time: 0 to 9999 ms in
1 ms steps
Test cable lengths:
0, 1 meter @ f ≤ 100 kHz
2 meter @ f ≤ 10 kHz (20 kHz)
4 meter @ f ≤ 1 kHz
Measurement time:
SHORT
MEDIUM
25ms
65ms
LONG
500ms
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Test Fixtures/Accessories for the Agilent 4263B
16060A transformer test fixture
Allows fast connections to
transformers
16065C external bias adapter
For external dc bias of DUT. Vmax
≤ 40 Vdc.
16089C Kelvin IC clip leads
IC package clip. 1 meter length.
16064B LED display/trigger box
Displays comparator status.
1.5 meter cable. External trigger.
16089A Kelvin clip leads
Large clip. 1 meter length.
16034G Test fixture
For SMD components.
16089B Kelvin clip leads
Medium clip. 1 meter length.
Component dimensions (L x W):
0.6 mm x 0.3 mm to 5.0. mm x 1.6 mm
16089D Alligator clip leads
Four clips. 1 meter length.
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Ordering information 1
Test fixtures and accessories
Agilent 4263B LCR Meter
Furnished accessory: power cable
16034E/G/H SMD component test fixture
Options
16043A/B
4263B-001
4263B-002
Add N/M/DCR Measurement
Function
Add 20 kHz Test Frequency
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16065A
200-Vdc external voltage
bias fixture
16065C
40-Vdc external voltage bias
adapter
16089A
Large Kelvin clip leads
3-terminal SMD test fixture
Options
16043A-ABA
U.S. - English localization
16089B
Medium Kelvin clip leads
16043A-ABJ
Japan - Japanese localization
16089C
Kelvin IC clip leads
16043B-ABA
U.S. - English localization
16089D
Alligator clip leads
16043B-ABJ
Japan - Japanese localization
16089E
Kelvin clip leads
Test fixture
Test fixtures are not furnished as standard.
Manual options
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4263B-AB0
Taiwan - Chinese localization
4263B-AB1
Korea - Korean localization
16044A 3
4263B-AB2
China - Chinese localization
Options
4263B-ABA
U.S. - English localization
16044A-ABA
U.S. - English localization
4263B-ABD
Germany - German localization
16044A-ABJ
Japan - Japanese localization
4263B-ABE
Spain - Spanish localization
4263B-ABF
France - French localization
16047A/E 4
Axial and radial test fixture
4263B-ABJ
Japan - Japanese localization
4263B-ABZ
Italy - Italian localization
Options
16047E-ABA
U.S. - English localization
16047E-ABJ
Japan - Japanese localization
16334A
SMD tweezer test fixture
16048A
0.94-meter/BNC test leads
16048B
0.94-meter/SMC test leads
(Rack flange and handle kit are not compatible.)
16048D
1.89-meter/BNC test leads
Calibration certificate option
16048E
3.8-meter/BNC test leads
4263B-1A7
16060A
Transformer test fixture
16064B
LED display/trigger box
4263B-0BW Add service manual
Cabinet options
4263B-1CM Rackmount kit
4263B-1CN Handle kit
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ISO 17025 compliant calibration
Accessories and options are priced individually.
Manual is not furnished as standard
Must specify one of language options (ABA or ABJ) for operation manual for shipment with product.
Must specify one of language options (ABA or ABJ) for operation manual of 16047E for shipment with product.
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