3506-10 Capacitance Meter

3506-10 Capacitance Meter

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 3506-10 is a dual-band capacitance meter designed to be integrated with automatic taping machines and sorters for production of MLCC (multi-layer ceramic capacitors).

Basic specifications (Accuracy guaranteed for 1 year, Post-adjustment accuracy guaranteed for 1 year)

Measurement parameters C (Capacitance), D (loss coefficient, tan δ), Q (1/tan δ)
Measurement range C: 0.001 fF to 15.0000 μF, D: 0.00001 to 1.99999, Q: 0.0 to 19999.9
Basic accuracy (Typ.) C: ±0.14 % rdg., D: ±0.0013
Measurement frequency 1 kHz, 1 MHz
Measurement signal level 500 mV, 1 V rms
Output impedance 1 Ω (at 1 kHz in 2.2 μF and higher ranges), 20 Ω (in ranges other than the above)
Display LED (six digits, full scale count depends on measurement range)
Measurement time 1.5 ms: 1 MHz, 2.0 ms: 1 kHz (Typ. value. Depends on measurement configuration settings)
Functions BIN (measurement values can be classified by rank), Trigger-synchronous output, Setting configurations can be stored, Comparator, Averaging, Low-C reject (bad contact detection), Chatter detection, Current detection circuit monitoring, Applied voltage value monitoring, EXT. I/O, RS-232C, GP-IB
Power supply Selectable from 100, 120, 220 or 240 V AC ±10 %, 50/60 Hz 40 VA max.
Dimensions and mass 260 mm (10.24 in) W × 100 mm (3.94 in) H × 298 mm (11.73 in) D, 4.8 kg (169.3 oz)
Accessories Power cord × 1, Instruction manual × 1, Spare fuse × 1

Key Features

  • High-speed analog test time of 0.6 ms (at 1 MHz)
  • Improved noise resistance and enhanced repeatability in measurement precision even for production lines
  • 1 kHz and 1 MHz measurement frequency supports stable low capacitance testing with taping machines
  • BIN function, for easy component screening

Application Notes