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B&K 8600 Programmable DC Electronic Load

Item no. 8600
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B&K 8600 Programmable DC Electronic Load

Item no. 8600
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B&K 8600 Programmable DC Electronic Load

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This programmable DC electronic load from B&K provides the performance of modular system DC electronic load in a benchtop form factor. Featuring  transient operation speeds up to 25 kHz, and high 16-bit measurement resolution and accuracy, The 8600 Electronic DC load may be used for testing and evaluating  DC sources such as DC power supplies, DC-DC converters, batteries, battery chargers, and photo cells.

The 8600 DC electronic load can operate in constant voltage (CV), constant current (CC), constant power (CW), and constant resistance (CR) modes. This equipment provides flexible triggering , analog current control and, and standard USB (USBTMC-compliant), or RS-232 serial interfaces for remote communication.

  • CV-CC-CW-CR operational modes
  • 150Watts, 120Volts, 30Amps
  • 16-bit resolution voltage and current measurement of 1 mV and 0.1 mA
  • List mode function
  • Slew rate is adjustable in CC mode
  • Short circuit test
  • Transient mode up to 25kHz
  • Built-in battery test function with voltage level, capacity level, and timer stop conditions
  • Remote voltage sensing to compensate for the effect of voltage drop in wires
  • Analog current control and monitoring
  • Standard USB (USBTMC-compliant), RS-232, with SCPI support
  • Compact 19" half-rack form factor allows for side-by-side rack mounting of two uni


1-year limited warranty

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