Instruments - Bench - Handheld - Virtual - Test - Meters
T&M Instruments Broadest selection in Oceanie
A well established Instrument Maker
AC/DC High Power Instruments and more
One of the new standards for Instruments
Home of Test Software + Instruments
AC Power Sources + instruments
Modulated PSU, Precison Load & PSUs
PXI/VXI Special Test Instruments
Isolators & Conditioners
An impressive line up of T&M Product
Design, Technology, Software and Instruments
22 companies all with their focus and speciality.
Almost all the companies logos above are companies MasTec has been distributing for many years.
Also all the logos are Buttons to their pages.
National Instruments since 1989
GW Instek and ICS since 1994
Adlink, Dataforth, MCC, Freq Dev since 1995
Most of the others are newer startups since 2000.
Introducing ITech a new company for MasTec
ITech will impress with their high power AC and DC Power Supplies, AC and DC Loads, Multi Station Battery Testers and High Power AC Power Sources.
You will know immediately if you need this company, in many cases it will be these products tick all the boxes.
All programmable and excellent software with support.
For the newbes or beginners.
The T&M Discussion
T&M is a fundamental necessity for the evaluation of perfrormance in the production of Electronic and Electrical Products.
T&M is also fundamental in the Development of Electronic and Electrical Products.
This is true even if it is just a simple Digital Voltmeter that is used to measure inputs and outputs of simple R&D system.
The Building Blocks for T&M usually consist of several parts >
A Computer, Some Test Software, a Comms Link to the Instruments, Serial, USB, Ethernet or GPIB ( even Wireless) and the T& M Instruments or Instruments as a Test Suite and finally the interconnects ( Probes, Shunts, Clamps, Cables etc ) to the Device Under Test DUT or UUT.
The Test Engineer
A Test Engineer has to be very versatile and knowledgeable > understanding Computer Test Programming, Instruments Languages, Test Instruments Specifications, Possible Errors and the necessary methods and procedures to test the product meaningfully.
A very big job and development is time consuming and often one step forward two steps back until finally the Software is driving the Instruments correctly and the results are coming out meaningfully. Well done, you will only do it a few dozen times in a lifetime but each time you become more proficient and it slowly gets easier.
So to our companies that provide the Test Instruments. we are not going to look at all of them in detail but will high Lite in the Logo and Picts each of their strengths.
Excellent Instrument Maker
Established with an Excellent Broad Range
One of the leaders in PXI
Super Dynamic Signal Analysis Devices
Loads and Power Supplies
GPIB and Specialty Test Instruments
Filters - Filters - Filters
Serial - GPIB - USB - Ethernet - PXI Chassis - Modules - Standlone
MasTec has a complete range of Instruments from simple Analog and Digital panel Meters to Handheld and Bench instrments.
The most popular is the GW Instek portable scope which also is a very good meter.
Traditional Bench-Top and Rack Instruments.
Inside these Vendors pages you may find exactly what you require -
Array, Atten, GW Instek, ICS, Protek, Anshuman Tech etc all make a wide range of instruments.
Linking these types of instrument to a PC to build test sets is easy now days. Inside software like LabVIEW and Measurement Studio are excellent driver sets to make the connection to a PC via GPIB, RS-232, Ethernet and USB,
Using a PC to build instruments may suite some situations. Inside software like LabVIEW and Measurement Studio are excellent examples of how to build virtual instruments.
Also you can build composite instrument this way in software to make a complex test instrument that resides inside and outside your PC which will store the test results and will also allow sophosicated analysis and much more,
Most ATE & T&M systems in NZ now are being built with PC, USB, Ethenet, cPCI, PCIe or PXI Instruments.
These instruments are fully featured Scopes, Arbs, Function Generators, DMMs, Logic Capture, Logic Generators etc.
Smart Phone - Instruments
Using a Smart Phone Pad or Pod to build instruments is the latest technology to emerge.
#1 Instruments recent Front Page #2 Instruments recent Front Page Panel Meters Analog Meters
Digital Panel Meters all types
Unique Test Instruments Modulated Power Supply Precision Power Amp for Inductive etc Loads Handheld Instruments Digital Scopes Leaders
Scopes, DMM, clamp meters, specialty meters
Bench & Rack Instruments Software Configurable Instruments PXI instruments with FPGA LabVIEW engine
Bench & Rack Instruments--Digital Scopes, DVM, DMM, Arb Generators, Function Generators, AC & DC Bench Supplies, Spectrum Analysers, Frequency Counters, Capacitance Meters, LCR Meters, Pulse Generators, Logic Analysers, AM & FM Testers, AC Power Analyser, Watt Meters and more Standalone, RS-232, GPIB, Ethernet and USB
Bench & Rack Instruments - Oscilloscopes Standalone, RS-232, GPIB, Ethernet and USB
Bench & Rack Instruments - DMM 6.5 Digit DMM, 2000 s/second, GPIB, USB or Serial
Scanner boards for RTDs and TCs
Bench & Rack Instruments - Function Generators Standalone, RS-232, GPIB, Ethernet and USB
Bench & Rack Instruments - Frequency Counters Standalone, RS-232, GPIB, Ethernet and USB
Bench & Rack Instruments - Power Supplies single, dual and triple output, Standalone, RS-232, GPIB, Ethernet and USB Bench & Rack Instruments - DC Loads for Test Standalone, RS-232, GPIB, Ethernet and USB
Bench & Rack Instruments - AC Loads for Test Standalone, RS-232, GPIB, Ethernet and USB
Bench & Floor - AC Power Sources AC Power Synthesis available
Bench & Floor - AC Power SOurce Built in Scope to show waveforms
Best in Industry
Bench & Floor - AC/DC Power Meter AC Power Meter and Harmonics
Best in Industry
Bench & Floor - Battery Tester 4 Quadtrant
Best in Industry
Virtual Instruments - VI Scopes, ARBs, Logic Analysers and more Connect directly to PC, PCI, cPCI or PXI chassis.
Scope, Strip Chart, Function Gen and Rate meter Connect directly to PC USB or PCI, PCie
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