3504 Capacitance HiTester

3504 Capacitance HiTester

Hioki LCR Meters and Impedance Analyzers range from 1mHz to 3GHz devices to suit a wide range of applications in the testing of electronic components. The 3504 series are dual-band capacitance meters suited for large-capacitance MLCC inspections using a constant voltage.

Basic specifications (Accuracy guaranteed for 6 months, Post-adjustment accuracy guaranteed for 6 months)

Measurement parameters C (capacitance), D (loss coefficient tan δ)
Measurement range C: 0.9400 pF to 20.0000 mF, D: 0.00001 to 1.99999
Basic accuracy (Typ.) C: ±0.09 % rdg. ±10 dgt., D: ±0.0016
Measurement frequency 120 Hz, 1 kHz
Measurement signal level 100 mV (3504-60 only), 500 mV, 1 V rms CV 100 mV Measurement range: up to 170 μF range (Source frequency 1 kHz), up to 1.45 mF range (Source frequency 120 Hz) CV 500 mV Measurement range : up to 170 μF range (Source frequency 1 kHz), up to 1.45 mF range (Source frequency 120 Hz) CV 1V Measurement range : up to 70 μF range (Source frequency 1 kHz), up to 700 μF range (Source frequency 120 Hz)
Output impedance 5Ω (In open terminal voltage mode outside of the CV measurement range)
Display LED (six digits, full scale count depends on measurement range)
Measurement time 2 ms (Typ. value. Depends on measurement configuration settings)
Functions 4-terminal contact check function (3504-60 only) BIN (measurement values can be classified by rank) (3504-50, 3504-60), Trigger-synchronous output, Setting configurations can be stored, Comparator, Averaging, Low-C reject (bad contact detection), Chatter detection, EXT. I/O, RS-232C, GP-IB (3504-50, 3504-60)
Power supply Selectable from 100, 120, 220 or 240 V AC ±10 %, 50/60 Hz, 110 VA max.
Dimensions and mass 260 mm (10.24 in) W × 100 mm (3.94 in) H × 220 mm (8.66 in) D, 3.8 kg(134.0 oz)
Accessories Power cord ×1, Instruction manual ×1, Spare fuse ×1

Key Features

  • High speed measurement of 2ms
  • Supports C measurements with voltage dependency characteristics through the use of constant voltage testing (CV)
  • Model 3504-60 can detect contact failure on all 4 terminals for increased reliability
  • BIN function on the 3504-60/-50 is ideal for sorting machines
  • Model 3504-40 offers high speed and affordability, perfect for integrating into taping machines
  • In all models, contact error is constantly monitored during measurement, contributing to increased yield

Application Notes