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CABLE FAULT LOCATOR ECFL 30

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									CABLE FAULT LOCATOR                                                                                        ECFL 30

         WHERE IS THE FAULT ?           ECFL30 GIVES THE ANSWER !




 APPLICATIONS
 The CABLE FAULT LOCATOR ECFL° hand-held    30              ECFL30 calculates the distance to fault out of the pre-
 instrument is intended to test the quality of telecom      programmed or user defined cable parameters and
 cables and to locate cable faults. That combined in-       the preset temperature
 strument provides several tools for the location of        ECFL30 is equipped with an internal rechargeable
 DC/AC faults on the line:                                  NiMH battery and a processor controlled automatic
      • Active bridge for accurate location of faults       charger-discharger circuit providing the followings:
        where the level of disturbing voltages are low         • Battery capacity indication
      • Wheatstone bridge for location of faults where         • Charging process control:
        the level of disturbing voltages are high              • Normal charging
      • End to end synchron measurement for the loca-          • Fast charging
        tion of faults when the disturbing voltages are
                                                               • Battery regeneration
        extremely high and intermitting
                                                               • Battery initialization
      • Accurate resistance, capacitance, resistive and
                                                               • Protection against deep discharging
        capacitive unbalance measurements
                                                            The battery can be charged from mains or from 12V
      • TDR to find low impedance faults and splits
                                                            car-battery.
        causing cross talk between the pairs
      • Automatic test sequences like: Quick Test and       ECFL30 in TDR mode provides powerful tools to find
        Quality Test.                                       the faults of unloaded and loaded cables up to 32 km
 ECFL°30 is the first instrument on the market provi d-     ECFL30 in active bridge mode provides quick, very
 ing fault location on totally water-soaked cable.          accurate and automatic measurements. It measures
 In MASTER-SLAVE mode ECFL°30 can communicate               the voltages and currents parallel at the same time,
                       30
 with another ECFL° or with an intelligent Slave d e-       therefore the test result remains accurate in case of
 vice.                                                      changing disturbing voltages on the line.
 ECFL30 has a graphic display an easy to use menu
                                                            ECFL30 in passive bridge mode provides successful
 system and a many-sided help system providing ex-
                                                            measurement even in the presence of high longitudi-
 tremely simple operation for the user.
                                                            nal AC voltages as well. The usage of passive bridge
 The displayed test results can be stored in the internal
                                                            is not as comfortable as that of the active bridge but it
 memory of the instrument and transferred to PC:
                                                            is not sensitive for the external disturbing voltages.
 ECFL30 has two USB ports for result transfer:
     • USB B device-port for direct PC connection           ECFL30 is suitable for the remote control of loop
     • USB A host-port for USB stick (Indirect transfer)    closing device ELC30 by means of which just one
  The indirect transfer is advantageous for the user        person can perform measurements during which the
  who does not have administrative right to install a       far endings of the tested pair should be open or
  special driver to his PC.                                 closed (e.g fault location with Küpfmüller method).


ELEKTRONIKA Telecommunications Test Equipment
HUNGARY-1135 BUDAPEST, Reitter Ferenc u. 52-54.                      Phone: (36-1)340-2136;   E-mail: sales@elektronika.hu
* H-1400 BUDAPEST, P.O.Box 6                                         Fax: (36-1)340-2139;        http://www.elektronika.hu
CABLE FAULT LOCATOR                                                                                                              ECFL 30
MEASUREMENTS
 TDR                                                 ACTIVE BRIDGE                               PASSIVE BRIDGE
Single Pair Measurements                             Resistance Measurements                     Resistance Measurements
  • L1                                                • Loop resistance                           • Loop resistance
  • L2                                                • Resistance difference                     • Resistance difference
  • L1 Long time measurement                          • Insulation resistance                     • Insulation resistance
  • L2 Long time measurement                         Capacitance Measurements                    DC DC Fault Location Methods
Double Pair Measurements                              • Cable capacitance                         • Murray
  • L1 & L2                                           • Capacitive balance                        • 3 Point
  • L1 - L2                                          DC Fault Location Methods                    • Küpfmüller
  • XTALK                                             • Murray                                AC AC Fault Location Methods
Comparison to Memory                                  • Küpfmüller                                 • Küpfmüller
  • L1 & Memory                                       • Repeated Küpfmüller                        • Capacitive balance
  • L1 - Memor                                       AC Fault Location Methods                   Fault Location Graaf Method
                                                      • Interruption                               • End to end Master-Slave
                                                      • Repeated Küpfmüller                           synchron measurement
                                                     AC-DC Disturbing Voltage

SPECIFICATIONS
 TDR                                                                      ACTIVE BRIDGE
 Measuring ranges                                                         Disturbing Voltage
 For non loaded cable (at V/2=100).......up to 32 km                        DC voltage. ......................................... up to 400 V
 For loaded cable (at V/2=10)..............6.4 to 32 km                     AC voltage ..................................... up to 250 V eff
                                The maximum range depends                   Accuracy ................................................ ±3% ±1 V
                                    on cable type and condition             Frequency range............................... 15 to 300 Hz     
 Evaluation of results                                                      Input resistance............................................ 2 M
 With Cursor and Marker ...........................In meters              Loop Resistance                                                   
 Changing of waveform ................................. ~4/sec              Measuring range ................................. up to 10 k    
 Zoom .................................................. Maximum 16         Accuracy ..........................................±0.3% ±0.1
 Accuracy                                                                 Resistance Difference                                             
  Fault location................................... 0.2% of range           Loop resistance range ......................up to 5000          
  Resolution ...................................................0.01 m      Accuracy ................................. ±0.2% of Rl ±0.2
 Propagation Velocity                                                     Insulation Resistance                                             
   For non loaded cables                                                    Measuring range ........................ 10 k to 300 M
   V/2 .................................................45 to 149 m/µs      Measuring voltage........................................ 100 V 
   VOP..................................................... 30 to 99 %      Accuracy .........................................2 to 5% ±1 k
   For loaded cables                                                      Capacitance
   V/2 ..................................................1.2 to 30 m/µs     Measuring range .........................1 nF to 2 (10) µF
   VOP.................................................... 0.8 to 20 %      Measuring voltage.............................11 Hz, 100 V
 Pulse characteristics                                                      Accuracy ........................................... ±2% ±0.2 nF
  Widths for non loaded cable ...............4 ns to 6 µs                 Capacitive Balance
  Widths for loaded cable ..............................330 µs              Measuring range .......................... 1 nF to 2000 nF
  Amplitude: ..........................3 to 12 Vpp into 120                 Measuring voltage.............................11 Hz, 100 V
                                            Automatically changed           Accuracy of Lx/L value............................... ±0.2 %
                                                with gain and width.      DC Fault Location
 Line Connection                                                            Test Methods .................... Murray and Küpfmüller
                                                                                                                                            
   Impedance .................................. 120 balanced                Loop resistance range ...................... 1 to 10 k          
   Balance control .................................. 50 to 270             Fault resistance range .....................up to 100 M
 Gain Control                                                               Measuring voltage........................................ 100 V
  Range................................................... 0 to 90 dB       Accuracy                   
  Steps ..................................................... 6 dB/Step     Fault resistance < 1M ............................. ± 0.2 %
                                                                                                                    
                                                                            Fault resistance 1 M to 5 M ................. ± 0.3 %
 Distance dependent amplitude correction                                                                           
                                                                            Fault resistance 5 M to 25 M ............... ± 0.5 %
                                                                                                                        
  Number of steps................................................ 10
                                                                            Fault resistance 25 M to 100 M .............. ± 2 %
                                                                          DC Fault Location Interruption
                                                                            Range........... up to 20 km (Depends on cable typ)
                                                                            Accuracy ........................................... ±2% ±0.2 nF



ELEKTRONIKA Telecommunications Test Equipment
HUNGARY-1135 BUDAPEST, Reitter Ferenc u. 52-54.                                      Phone: (36-1)340-2136;       E-mail: sales@elektronika.hu
* H-1400 BUDAPEST, P.O.Box 6                                                         Fax: (36-1)340-2139;            http://www.elektronika.hu
CABLE FAULT LOCATOR                                                                                                         ECFL 30

PASSIVE BRIDGE                                                      PRE MEASUREMENTS
Loop Resistance                                                     Disturbing Voltage
  Measuring range................................. up to 10 k
                                                                      Measuring mode .............Repeated measurement
                                                               
  Accuracy.......................................... ±0.3% ±0.3       Measuring range
                                                                        DC voltage. ....................................... up to 400 V
Insulation Resistance                                                   AC voltage ................................... up to 250 V eff
  Measuring modes .................Quick measurement,
                                                                      Accuracy .............................................. ±3 % ±.1 V
                                        Quality measurement
                                                                      Frequency range ............................... 15 to 300 Hz
  Measuring ranges                                                                                                                     
                                                                      Input resistance.............................................2 M
  Quick measurement ...................10 k to 300 M           
  Quality measurement ........................ up to 10 G           Loop Resistance
  Measuring voltage ........................................100 V      Measuring mode.............Repeated measurement                 
                                                                       Measuring range ................................ up to 10 k
  Accuracy                                                                                                                             
                                                                       Accuracy.........................................±0.5 % ±0.2
   10 k to 50 M ............................. 5 % ± 1 k
                        
   50 M to 100 M .......................................10 %        Insulation Resistance
                             
   100 M to 5 000 M ..................................20 %             Measuring mode ............Repeated measurement
                                                                                                                        
                                                                       Measuring range....................... 10 k to 300 M
                                                                                                                                       
   5 000 M to 10 000 M .............................30 %
                                                                       Measuring time .........................................~ 3 sec
Resistance Difference                                                  Measuring voltage ...................................... 100 V
  Loop resistance range ..................... up to 5000
                                                                       Accuracy (without disturbing voltages)
  Accuracy .................................±0.2% of Rl ±0.2           In % of test result ......................................... 20 %
  Resolution of Lx/L (Mk)-value
   In range ∆R <10% ................................. 1/10000       AUTOMATIC QUICK TEST
   In range ∆R >10% ................................... 1/1000      Disturbing Voltage
DC Fault Location                                                     Measuring range.........Up to 400 V DC, 250 V AC
  Test methods ............ Murray, Küpfmüller, 3 Point
                                                                      Test results ............................. Vab, VaE and VbE
  Loop resistance range ......................1 to 10 k             Insulation                                                         
  Fault resistance range .................... up to 100 M             Measuring range .............................up to 300 M
  Measuring voltage .......................................100 V      Measuring time................................... ~3 x 20 sec
                         
  Accuracy (Rl=2 k , Lx/L=0,1 to 1)                                 Capacitance
                                 
   Fault resistance < 1 M ............................0.2 %           Measuring range ............................ up to 2000 nF
                                              
   Fault resistance 1 M to 5 M ...............0.3 %                 Capacitive Balance
                                             
   Fault resistance 5 M to 25 M .............0.5 %                    Measuring voltage ............................11 Hz, 100 V
                                            
   Fault resistance 25 M to 100 M ..............2 %                   Test result........................................ Unbalance %
  Resolution of Lx/L (Mk) value .................... 1/1000
                                                                    AUTOMATIC QUALITY TEST
DC Fault Location Küpfmüller Method                                 Insulation
  Loop resistance range ......................1 to 10 k                                                                                
                                                                      Measuring range ........................up to 10 000 M
  Fault resistance range. ..................... up to 25 M
                                                                      Measuring time................................... ~3 x 35 sec
  Measuring voltage ........................... 11 Hz, 100 V
                         
  Accuracy (Rl=2 k , Lx/L=0,1 to 1)                                 Capacitance
                                 
   Fault resistance < 1 M ...........................±0.3%            Measuring range ............................ up to 2000 nF
                                             
   Fault resistance í 1 M to 5 M .............±0.5%                 Capacitive Balance
                                            
   Fault resistance 5 M to 25 M ............±1.0%                     Test result....................................... Unbalance %
  Resolution of M value ................................ 1/1000       Resolution ................................................. 1/1000
AC Fault Location Capacitive Balance                                Loop Resistance                                                    
  Measuring range. .........................1 nF to 2000 nF           Measuring range ................................. up to 10k
                                                                      Accuracy..........................................±0.3% ±0.1
                                                                                                                                       
  Accuracy of Lx/L value ...............................±0.2%
  Measuring voltage ........................... 11 Hz, 100 V        Resistance Difference                                              
  Resolution of Lx/L value                                            Loop resistance range.......................... up to 5 k
   In range Lx/L=0.9 to 1.1......................... 1/10000          Resolution ................................................. 1/1000
   In range Lx/L<0.9 or Lx/L>1.1 ................. 1/1000




ELEKTRONIKA Telecommunications Test Equipment
HUNGARY-1135 BUDAPEST, Reitter Ferenc u. 52-54.                                 Phone: (36-1)340-2136;       E-mail: sales@elektronika.hu
* H-1400 BUDAPEST, P.O.Box 6                                                    Fax: (36-1)340-2139;            http://www.elektronika.hu
CABLE FAULT LOCATOR                                                                                                                ECFL 30

 GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS                                                      ORDERING INFORMATIONS

 Power Supply                                                               CABLE FAULT LOCATOR ECFL30 .... 419 000-000
  Internal rechargeable NIMH battery pack
                                                                            Including:
  Operation time............................... approx. 8 hours
                                              (Without backlight)             Operating manual ....................... OM 419 000-000
  Charging (without taking the battery pack out)                              Short form operation instruction ... ML 419 000 000
  From 230 V mains.................... with mains adapter                     Calibration Certificate.................... CC 419 000 000
  From 12 V car battery ...................with car adapter                   CD, containing............................... CD 419 000 000
  Charging time..............................less than 3 hours                   Read me file
                                          (Fast charging mode)
 Display.......................... 320 x 240 dot graphic LCD                     Instrument software (Firmware)
                                                     with backlight              Demo program
 Connectors                                                                      PC- data transfer program
  Connector for mains adapter ........2.1/5.5mm coax                             Operating manual in pdf
  L1 and L2 line                                                              Ground cable........................................... Y 107-425
  connectors........................... 4 mm banana sockets                   2-wire test lead (red/black)...................... Y 107-426
  Ground connector .................4 mm banana socket                        2- wire test lead (blue/yellow) ................. Y 107-427
  USB A ................. USB 1.1 host port for USB-Stick
                                                                              AC 230V Mains adapter
                            (FAT 16 file system supported)
  USB B ............ USB 1.1 device port to connect PC                           European version................................ Y 146-017
                                      (Device driver provided)                   UK version .......................................... Y 146-021
 Over Voltage Protection                                                      USB cable ............................................... Y 107-389
  Between a and b                                                             Car battery adapter ................................. Y 367-000
  or ground ............................... 500 V DC, 350 V AC                Battery pack (built-in) .................... Y 355-140 000B
  Longitudinal voltage ................................... 60 V AC            Carrying case .......................................... Y 147-025
 Ambient temperature ranges
                                                                            Options
 Reference.................................................... 23±5°   C
                                                                             Loop closing device ELC 30 ............... 421-000-000
                                   Rel. humidity 45% to 75%*
                                                                             Intelligent Slave deviceECFL30S ...... 425-000-000
 Normal operation.................................... 0 to +40°        C
                                                                        3    PC control program ...................... SW 419-510-000
                  Rel. humidity 30% to 75% *(<25g/m )
 Limits of operation ............................... -5 tos +45°       C    Battery
                                                                        3
                  Rel. humidity 5% to 95% *(< 29 g/m )                       Battery pack ................................. Y 355-140 000B
 Storage and transport ........................ –40 to +70°            C
                                                                        3
               Rel. humidity 95% at +45° *(<35g/m )  C
 Memory Locations
 For test results..................................................... 50
 For cable parameter............................................ 50
 Mechanical Data
 Dimensions.................................224 x 160 x 75 mm
 Weight (Including battery pack).................ca. 1.8 kg

 * Without condensation




ELEKTRONIKA reserved the right to change specifications without prior notice!                                                           10.02.2009




ELEKTRONIKA Telecommunications Test Equipment
HUNGARY-1135 BUDAPEST, Reitter Ferenc u. 52-54.                                         Phone: (36-1)340-2136;      E-mail: sales@elektronika.hu
* H-1400 BUDAPEST, P.O.Box 6                                                            Fax: (36-1)340-2139;           http://www.elektronika.hu

								
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