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B&K 8601 Programmable DC Electronic Load

Item no. 8601
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B&K 8601 Programmable DC Electronic Load

Item no. 8601
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B&K 8601 Programmable DC Electronic Load

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The B&K 8601 is a  programmable DC electronic load that provides the performance of a modular DC electronic load in a compact benchtop chassis. This unit features fast transient operation speeds of up to 25 kHz, and a high 16-bit measurement resolution . This electronic DC load can be used for testing and evaluating different DC sources including DC power supplies, DC to DC converters, batteries, battery chargers, and photo cells.

The DC electronic loads can operate in constant voltage (CV), constant current (CC), constant resistance (CR), and constant power (CW) mode. This Programmable DC Electronic Load provides flexible triggering capabilities and analog current control and standard USB (USBTMC-compliant) interface for remote control and data logging.

  • 250Watts, 120Volts, 60Amps
  • Transient mode up to 25 kH
  • 16-bit resolution voltage and current measurement of 1 mV and 0.1 mA
  • List mode function
    • CC/CV/CR/CW operating modes
  •  slew rate is adjustable 
  • Short circuit test included
  • Built-in battery test function with voltage level, capacity level, and timer stop conditions
  • CR-LED mode to simulate the loading behavior of typical LEDs
  • Analog current control and monitoring
  • Standard USB (USBTMC-compliant)with SCPI protocol support
  • OVP/OCP/OPP/OTP and local/remote reverse voltage (LRV/RRV) protection


1-year limited warranty

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One year warranty
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