June 13, 2013. Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced the E4980AL precision LCR meter with three cost-effective frequency options: 300 kHz, 500 kHz, and 1 MHz. The new meter options are a follow-on to Agilent’s industry-standard E4980A LCR meter.
The Agilent LCR meter is mainly used for component characterization at component manufacturers and for component evaluation at electronic equipment manufacturers. It is also used in material measurement applications typically found in research and development as well as education.
“We understand our customers are looking for lower-cost LCR meter solutions, so we designed our new meters to meet their budget requirements while still providing the best combination of accuracy, speed and versatility.” said Akira Nukiyama, general manager of Agilent’s Component Test Division in Kobe, Japan. “Additionally, customers can easily upgrade to extend their frequency as needs change – offering investment protection for the future.”
The E4980AL LCR meter is available now with pricing as follows:
- E4980AL-030 (20 Hz to 300 kHz with DCR measurement), $4,132;
- E4980AL-050 (20 Hz to 500 kHz with DCR measurement), $6,198; and
- E4980AL-100 (20 Hz to 1 MHz with DCR measurement), $8,264.