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SensorLink ®

Ampstik
®
High Voltage Ammeter
Slips on and off the conductor with ±1% accuracy
Open CT that rejects stray magnetic fields
No moving parts
Single button operation
Sample and hold measurements
Flame resistant housing

Widejaw Ampstik Hotstick Mounted

In 1988, SensorLink was approached by a of the button the user can put the meter safely, even in severe utility environments. The
power utility with a request to develop a into the hold mode, slip the instrument Ampstik is resistant to shock, water repellent,
device that would eliminate the mechanical over the conductor, and then retrieve the unsusceptible to flame, and operates in a wide
clamp from measurements of current. An instrument to view the measurement from temperature environment.
inductive sensor was developed that did the conductor.
One meter is all that the user will require.
not use magnetic materials and had no The Ampstik is easy to use and provides The Ampstik measures in every electric utility
moving parts. accurate information to anyone working setting. Its linear current sensors accurately
The opening of the sensor is electronically with medium and high voltage. It gives line measure loads from 1 amp to 5000 amps,
closed and external currents are also personnel the right answers so they have as well accurately measures in low to high
electronically rejected. This means that a the ability to make decisions in the field. voltage environments of up to 500kv.
user can measure an individual conductor The universal hotstick adaptor and
within close proximity to adjacent current internal structure of the Ampstik is made
carrying conductors. of long glass fiber reinforced thermoplastic
The sensor is not position sensitive, just polyurethane called Celstran. This polymer
slip the Ampstik over a conductor and is non-conductive and extra tough to
read the LCD. For those applications protect the amp sensor. The housing is
where the LCD is not visible, with a push made of urethane and built to operate
Applications
Check current before breaking load
Check for load balance
Check CT Ratios
Conduct load studies

Ampstik High Voltage Ammeter


®

Model Number 8-020 XT 8-022 8-023 8-024


Frequency 60 or 50 Hz 60 or 50 Hz 60 or 50 Hz 60 or 50 Hz
Range of Operation
Voltage Phase to Phase 0-500kV 0-69kV 0-69kV 0-400kV
Current 1-5000A 1-2000A 1-5000A 1-2000A
Sensor Opening Standard Wide Jaw Wide Jaw Wide Jaw
Opening Width 2.5 in 3.86 in 3.86 in 3.86 in
(6.35 cm) (9.8 cm) (9.8 cm) (9.8 cm)
Resolution
Amps 0-99.9A 0.1A 0.1A 0.1A 0.1A
Amps 100-1999A 1A 1A 1A 1A
Amps 2000-5000 0.01kA 2.00kA-5.00kA

EEC Standards Successfully passed international test standards indicated by


Operation
Controls One button operation
Accuracy ±1% + 2 Digits
Mechanical
Weight 2.15 lbs (0.97) kg
Operating Temp. -22 to +140 degrees F (-30 to +60 degrees C)
Display 3.5 digit display
Housing Shock and water resistant molded urethane
Hotstick Mounting Universal chuck adapter (Hotstick not included)
Battery 9 volt alkaline
Options
Hard Carrying Case Model 7-044

Optional Hard Case

SensorLink ®
Corporation

1360 Stonegate Way


Ferndale, WA 98248
phone 360.595.1000
fax 360.595.1001
www.sensorlink.com
SensorLink ®

Ampstik Plus
®
Multiple Reading Ammeter
Samples and holds up to four readings
Slips on and off the conductor with ±1% accuracy
Open CT that rejects stray magnetic fields
Measures 1 to 5000 Amps
Measures in low voltage and up to 500 kV
Flame resistant housing
Non-Conductive Universal Adaptor

Widejaw AmpstikPlus Hotstick Mounted

The AmpstikPlus uses the same current current measurement within two seconds. thermoplastic polyurethane called Celstran.
technology that was developed for the Move to the next conductor and repeat the This polymer is non-conductive and extra
original SensorLink Ampstik. The key process. Return the instrument to eye level tough to protect the amp sensor. The housing
feature of the AmpstikPlus is the ability when all four of the measurements have is made of urethane and built to operate
to hold up to four True RMS amperage been completed. This easy storing and safely, even in severe utility environments.
readings, ending the need to raise and retrieval of data makes the AmpstikPlus a The AmpstikPlus is resistant to shock, water
lower the hotstick for each reading. practical and labor saving instrument. repellent, unsusceptible to flame and operates
in a wide temperature environment.
The opening of the current sensor is One meter is all that the user will require.
electronically closed, while external currents The AmpstikPlus measures in every electric The AmpstikPlus is easy to use and provides
are electronically rejected. This sensor utility setting. Its linear current sensors accurate information for all users working with
design enables the user to measure an accurately measure loads from 1 amp to medium and high voltage. This instrument
individual conductor within close proximity 5000 amps, as well accurately measures in provides correct answers, giving line personnel
to adjacent current carrying conductors. low to high voltage environments of up to the ability to make immediate decisions while
500kv. still in the field.
The SensorLink patented amp sensor is not
position sensitive; just slip the AmpstikPlus The universal hotstick adaptor and
over the conductor. The meter will store the internal structure of the AmpstikPlus
are made of long glass fiber reinforced
Applications
Check current before breaking load
Check for load balance
Check CT Ratios
Conduct load studies
Identify cold load pickup problems

Ampstik Plus High Voltage Ammeter Stores Four Readings


®

Model Number 8-020XT Plus 8-022Plus 8-024Plus


Frequency 60 or 50 Hz 60 or 50 Hz 60 or 50 Hz
Measurements Four Readings Four Readings Four Readings
Range of Operation
Voltage Phase to Phase 0-500kV 0-69kV 0-400kV
Current 1-5000A 1-2000A 1-2000A
Sensor Opening 2.5 in 3.86 in 3.86 in
6.35 cm 9.8 cm 9.8 cm
Resolution
Amps 0-99.9A 0.1A 0.1A 0.1A
Amps 100-1999A 1A 1A 1A
Amps 2000-5000 0.01kA
Accuracy
Amps ±1% +2 digits ±1% +2 digits ±1% +2 digits
EEC Standards Successfully passed international test standards indicated by
Mechanical
Weight 2.15lbs (0.97 kg) 3.75 lbs. (1.71 kg) 3.75 lbs. (1.71 kg)
Controls One button operation
Operating Temperature -22 to +140 degrees F (-30 to +60 degrees C)
Display 3.5 digit display
Housing Shock & water resistant molded urethane
Hotstick mounting Universal chuck adapter (Hotstick not included)
Battery 9 volt alkaline
Options
Hard Carrying Case Model 7044

Optional Hard Case

SensorLink ®
Corporation

1360 Stonegate Way


Ferndale, WA 98248
phone 360.595.1000
fax 360.595.1001
www.sensorlink.com
SensorLink ®

Radio Ampstik
®
Radio Linked Multiple Reading Ammeter
Heads-up display for instant confirmation of the reading
Records up to four readings
Operates in the 900 MHz non-licensed frequency band
Mount the display on the hotstick or hold in your hand
Remote read out up to 50 feet away
Non-conductive universal chuck
Slips on and off the conductor with 1% accuracy
Open CT that rejects stray magnetic fields
Single button operation

The Radio Ampstik uses the same current The sensor for the Radio Ampstik was When in the Hold mode, by pressing
sensor technology as the original Ampstik. engineered to optimize a opening of 2.5 and quickly releasing the switch, the user
The key feature of this unit is the ability to inches (6.35 cm), which is very durable is able to review each of the recorded
display the current reading up to 50 feet and is able to accurately measure from 1 readings. Taking the data in the hold
away from the sensor. The user has the to 5000 amps. mode makes it easy to record the
option to hold the display in their hands, measurement for further review.
mount it to a hotstick, or hang it on the By holding down the switch, the user
is able to change between the following The Radio Ampstik is the labor saving
bucket.
modes: Hold up to four readings, to instrument that every utility personnel
The sensor is based on the SensorLink continuously display readings in the RUN will find essential. The combined abilities
patented amp inductive sensor, which does mode, to Erase readings, or Power Off of being able to easily store and retrieve
not use magnetic materials and has no the display. data, while allowing the user to place the
moving parts. The opening of the sensor is display wherever it is most useful, makes
electronically closed and external currents The display will show the current the Radio Ampstik the best answer for
are also electronically rejected. The sensor measurement and continue to update the quality instrumentation.
is not position sensitive; just slip the Radio reading three times per second. A single
Ampstik sensor over a conductor to take a push button switch operates the display.
measurement.
Applications
Check current before breaking load
Check for load balance
Check CT Ratios
Conduct load studies
Identify cold load pickup problems

Radio Ampstik ®

Radio Linked Multiple Reading Ammeter


Model Number 6-120 Kit (Includes 8-120 Sensor Transmitter, 8-121 Receiver Display & 7046 Carrying Case)
Frequency 60 Hz or 50 Hz
Measurements Four Readings
Range of Operation
Voltage Phase to Phase 0-69 kV
Current 1 - 5000 A
Sensor Opening 2.50 in, 6.35 cm
Resolution
Amps 0-99.9A 0.1 A
Amps 100-5000A 1A
Accuracy
Amps ±1% ±2 digits
EU Standards Successfully passed international test standards indicated by CE
Mechanical
Weight 3.0 lbs, 1.37 kg
Controls One button operation
Operating Temperature -22 to +140 °F, -30 to +60 °C *
Display 5 Digit LCD
Housing Shock & water resistant molded urethane
Hotstick Mounting Universal chuck adapter (Hotstick not included)
Battery Two each 9V alkaline or 9V lithium
Radio
Frequency, Region(s) 2 & 3 916.48 MHz
Frequency, Region(s) 1 869.85 MHz
Power 1 milliwatt
Range 50 Feet, 15.24 Meters
* See the Radio Ampstik
user’s manual for battery
temperature specifications

SensorLink ®
Corporation

1360 Stonegate Way


Ferndale, WA 98248
phone 360.595.1000
fax 360.595.1001
www.sensorlink.com
SensorLink ®

Voltstik Radio Based Distribution Voltmeters


Safely and accurately measure the primary voltage

Non-conductive meter case and universal adaptor

Remote display for instant confirmation of the reading

Take Phase to Phase and Phase to Ground measurements

Single stick operation

Holds up to four unique readings

The Voltstik is a distribution voltage voltmeter Phasing safely, even in severe utility environments.
designed for use on lines and in substations. The most common use for measuring voltage
The only points on the entire meter that
This meter is employed onto a line by using in a distribution system is measuring the phase
conduct a signal are the two ends. This design is
a hotstick and universal chuck adapter. It to phase voltage. In the past, this has been
the safest method to make a two-point voltage
is capable of measuring voltage phase to performed with a dedicated instrument called
measurement.
phase, and phase to ground. This high a “Phasing Set”. The SensorLink Voltstik offers
impedance instrument is an excellent choice advantages to the traditional methods. The The Remote display gives the user instant
for solving multiple problems associated with Voltstik has an accuracy rating of ±1% ,while confirmation of the reading. The user has the
operating a medium voltage system. Its key most phasing sets can only read the approximate option to hold the display in their hands or
applications are defined under three groups, voltage. mount it to a hotstick.
safety confirmation of the voltage present, Non-Conductive The display shows the voltage measurement
troubleshooting voltage problems, and phasing. The universal hotstick adaptor and internal and continues to update the reading three
Trouble shooting Voltage Problems structure of the Voltstik are made of a times per second using a non-licensed 900 MHz
The Voltstik provides the ability for the user to long, glass, fiber reinforced, thermoplastic radio. The display features a five-digit display
measure the potential of any two points within polyurethane called Celstran®. This space- that shows full scale1-volt resolution. While in
a medium voltage distribution system. Voltage age polymer is non-conductive and extremely the HOLD mode the display will hold up to four
drop along a line can be measured or a check of strong. The cable used to make the two point readings. This handy display allows the user to
phase to ground voltage on the primary side of connection is rated at 40,000 volts DC, with keep both eyes and hands on the task of taking
a voltage complaint can determine if the cause a breakdown voltage of 80,000 volts DC. The the measurement.
belongs to the utility or the customer. housing is made of urethane and built to operate
Applications
Identifying broken insulators
Measuring voltage drop
Phasing
Troubleshooting distribution circuits

Voltstik
Radio Based Distribution Voltmeters
Kit Model Number 6-133
Type 37kV Voltmeter Kit
Kit Includes:
8-133, 37kV Voltmeter
8-121, Radio Based Remote Display
Carrying Case

Range of Operation
Voltage 0-37,000 VAC
Resolution
Voltage 1 Volt

Accuracy ± 1% ± 2 Volts
Operation
Frequency 60 Hz (57 to 63 Hz) or 50 Hz (47 to 53 Hz) Models Available
Controls One button operation
Mechanical
Weight 5.25 lbs (2.38kg)
Display 5 Digit LCD
Operating Temperature -22 to +140 degrees F (-30 to +60 degrees C) *
Housing Shock & water resistant molded urethane
Hotstick mounting Universal chuck adapter (Hotstick not included)
Battery 2 each 9 volt alkaline or 9 volt lithium
(*see manual for battery temperature specifications)
Radio
Frequency 916.48 MHz
Power .1 milliwatt
Range 50 Feet

SensorLink ®
Corporation

PO Box 301
1975 Valley Hwy 9
Acme, WA 98220
phone 360.595.1000
fax 360.595.1001
www.sensorlink.com
SensorLink ®

Troubleman’s Kit
Radio Based Ammeter and Voltmeter
Measures both Amps and Volts on Primary Distribution Circuits
Two Probes, One Remote Display
±1% Accuracy for both Amps and Volts
1 Volt resolution to 37,000 Volts
1 Amp resolution to 5,000 Amps
Troubleshoot problems on Distribution Circuits

SensorLink Troubleman’s Kit Phasing Remote Display


The Kit consists of the Radio Ampstik and The most common use for measuring voltage The display shows the amp or voltage
the radio based Voltstik. These instruments in a distribution system is measuring the phase measurement and continues to update the
are designed to assist the modern day to phase voltage. In the past, this has been reading three times per second using a non-
electric utility troubleshooter in resolving performed with a dedicated instrument called licensed 900 MHz radio. The Remote display
problems in their low and medium a "Phasing Set", which involves two men gives the user instant confirmation of the
distribution circuits. and two hot sticks. The SensorLink Voltstik reading. The user has the option to hold the
Troubleshooting Voltage Problems offers advantages to the traditional method. display in their hands or mount it to their
The Voltstik allows the user to measure the The Voltstik was designed for a one-man hotstick. The display also features a five-
potential of any two points within a medium crew, allowing a single user to safely take the digit display that shows full scale one amp
voltage distribution system. Voltage drop phasing measurement. or volt resolution. While in the HOLD mode,
along a line can be measured or a check Non-Conductive the display will hold up to four readings
of phase to ground voltage on both the The universal hotstick adaptor and internal for both amps and volts. This practical and
primary and secondary voltages. It can structure of both the Ampstik and Voltstik useful display allows the user to keep both
determine if the cause belongs to the utility are made of a long, glass, fiber reinforced, eyes and hands on the task of taking the
or the customer. thermoplastic polyurethane called Celstran®. measurement.
This space-age polymer is non-conductive and
extremely strong.
Applications
Troubleshooting Voltage Problems
Conduct Load Studies
One Man, One Stick Phasing Set

Troubleman’s Kit
Radio Based Distribution Volt and Amp Meters
Kit Model Number 6-333
Type 37kV Troubleman’s Kit
37KV Voltmeter
Radio Ampstik Transmitter
Radio Receiver
Range of Operation
Voltstik 0-37,000 VAC
Ampstik Voltage Environment 0-69kV
Current 1-5000A
Sensor Opening 2.50 in (6.35 cm)
Resolution
Voltage 1 Volt
Amps 0-99.9A 0.1A
Amps 100-5000A 1A
Accuracy
Operation ± 1% ± 2 counts
Frequency 60 Hz (57 to 63 Hz) or 50 Hz (47 to 53 Hz)
Controls One button operation
Mechanical
Operating Temperature -22 to +140 degrees F (-30 to +60 degrees C) *
Display 5 Digit LCD
Housing Shock & water resistant molded urethane
Hotstick mounting Universal chuck adapter (Hotstick not included)
Battery Three 9 volt alkaline or 9 volt lithium
Weight
Voltmeter 5.25 lbs (2.38 kg)
Ampstik 2.28 lbs (1.03 kg)
Radio Receiver 1.41 lbs (0.64 kg)
Radio
Frequency 916.48 MHz
Power .1 milliwatt
Range 50 Feet

*see manual for battery temperature specifications

SensorLink ®
Corporation

PO Box 301
1975 Valley Hwy 9
Acme, WA 98220
phone 360.595.1000
fax 360.595.1001
www.sensorlink.com
SensorLink ®

Ohmstik PLUS Live-Line Micro Ohmmeter


Measure micro-ohm resistance on a live high voltage conductor
Superior measurement compared to infrared thermography
Measure exact resistance or compare to a nearby conductor
Measures up to Nine sets of readings
Simple to use one button operation
Measures resistance using AC current in the line
Measures and displays both amps and micro-ohms

Widejaw Ohmstik Plus Hotstick Mounted

The OhmstikPlus Live-Line Micro Ohmmeter unexpected failures than have occured in the past. ability to hold the multiple readings ends the need
measures the micro-ohm resistance of These failures come at a time when the need for to lower the instrument to eye level after each
conductors, connectors, splices and switching reliability is essential. The OhmstikPlus gives users measurement.
devices positioned directly on an energized, information to predict a failure years in advance,
This measurement is much more direct than
high voltage lines. allowing for replacement on a planned basis,
infrared thermography, and is not subject to
before failure occurs.
Time is not the only “aging factor” for emmissivity, weather, current loading, background,
connectors. Deterioration is primarily due The OhmstikPlus calculates resistance by and other influences that cause infrared errors.
to increases in resistance of the connection. measuring the AC amperage in the line and the
The OhmstikPlus can be used on almost any
Resistance can be produced by peaks of load and voltage drop due to the resistance of the line
connection in a utility. Line splices can be checked
fault current that heat the interface, even if only segment under test. Using the AC current in the
after installation or after many years of service.
for a few cycles. Other factors of deterioration line ensures that realistic current distributions
Bolted terminals, taps, jumpers, and substation bus
are the oxidation of the interfaces during through the connection are being measured.
bars can be evaluated. Switches, fused disconnect,
thermal expansion and cooling, and by corrosion The instrument is pressed against the splice or
and normally open switches that have been open
accelerated by moisture and chemicals that connector in such a manner that the connection
for long periods can be measured just after closing.
get between the strands. These influences will under test is between the two electrodes. In a few
Each of these connections can be measured quickly
accelerate the deterioration of connectors that are seconds the instrument is removed from the line
after installation, or surveyed after long service, to
not installed properly. and the line amperage and resistance are displayed
ensure proper resistance.
on the front panel LCD. The Ohmstik Plus is
Research data on connector reliability indicates
designed to store up to nine sets of readings. The
that there will be further problems with
Applications
Measure & Evaluate Splices on Transmission and Distribution conductors
Verify closing resistance of normally open switches
Check taps and jumpers for connection reliability
Indicate the aging of connections
Direct measurement of connection reliability
Predict failure to prevent future damage

OhmstikPlus Live-Line Micro Ohmmeter


Model Number 8-082 XT Plus 8-084 Plus
Frequency 60 Hz or 50 Hz 60 Hz or 50 Hz
Measurements
Amps 1-1400A 1-1400A
Micro-ohms 5-2500 5-2500
Resolution
Amps 0.9-99.9A 0.1A 0.1A
Amps 100-1400A 1A 1A
Micro-ohms 1-999 1μΩ 1µΩ
Micro-ohms 1000-2500 1.0mΩ 1.0mΩ
Accuracy
Amps ±1% +1 Amp ±1% +1 Amp
Micro-ohms Absolute ± 2% +2 μΩ ± 2% +2 μΩ
Micro-ohms Repeatability ± 1% +2 μΩ ± 1% +2 μΩ
(Accuracy is diminished if the current is less than 15 amps while on 0 - 35kV and when current is less than 50 amps while on 36 - 500kV )
Range of Operation
Voltage Rated 500kV 500kV
Mechanical
Sensor Opening 2.5 in (6.35 cm) 3.86 in (9.8 cm)
Weight 2.3 lbs. (1.05 kg) 3.75 lbs. (1.71 kg)
EEC Standards Successfully passed international test standards indicated by
Operation
Controls One button operation
Readings Nine
Electrode Detachable insulated & fused probe
Ambient Temperature -8 to +140 degrees F (-20 to +60 degrees C)
Display Graphics LCD
Housing Shock & water resistant molded urethane
Hotstick Mounting Universal chuck adapter (Hotstick not included)
Battery 9 volt alkaline
Options
Hard Carrying Case Model 7044

SensorLink ®
Corporation

1360 Stonegate Way


Optional Hard Case Ferndale, WA 98248
phone 360.595.1000
fax 360.595.1001
www.sensorlink.com
SensorLink ®

Ohmstik PLUS Live-Line Micro Ohmmeter


Measure micro-ohm resistance on a live high voltage conductor
Superior measurement compared to infrared thermography
Measure exact resistance or compare to a nearby conductor
Measures up to Nine sets of readings
Simple to use one button operation
Measures resistance using AC current in the line
Measures and displays both amps and micro-ohms

Widejaw Ohmstik Plus Hotstick Mounted

The OhmstikPlus Live-Line Micro Ohmmeter unexpected failures than have occured in the past. ability to hold the multiple readings ends the need
measures the micro-ohm resistance of These failures come at a time when the need for to lower the instrument to eye level after each
conductors, connectors, splices and switching reliability is essential. The OhmstikPlus gives users measurement.
devices positioned directly on an energized, information to predict a failure years in advance,
This measurement is much more direct than
high voltage lines. allowing for replacement on a planned basis,
infrared thermography, and is not subject to
before failure occurs.
Time is not the only “aging factor” for emmissivity, weather, current loading, background,
connectors. Deterioration is primarily due The OhmstikPlus calculates resistance by and other influences that cause infrared errors.
to increases in resistance of the connection. measuring the AC amperage in the line and the
The OhmstikPlus can be used on almost any
Resistance can be produced by peaks of load and voltage drop due to the resistance of the line
connection in a utility. Line splices can be checked
fault current that heat the interface, even if only segment under test. Using the AC current in the
after installation or after many years of service.
for a few cycles. Other factors of deterioration line ensures that realistic current distributions
Bolted terminals, taps, jumpers, and substation bus
are the oxidation of the interfaces during through the connection are being measured.
bars can be evaluated. Switches, fused disconnect,
thermal expansion and cooling, and by corrosion The instrument is pressed against the splice or
and normally open switches that have been open
accelerated by moisture and chemicals that connector in such a manner that the connection
for long periods can be measured just after closing.
get between the strands. These influences will under test is between the two electrodes. In a few
Each of these connections can be measured quickly
accelerate the deterioration of connectors that are seconds the instrument is removed from the line
after installation, or surveyed after long service, to
not installed properly. and the line amperage and resistance are displayed
ensure proper resistance.
on the front panel LCD. The Ohmstik Plus is
Research data on connector reliability indicates
designed to store up to nine sets of readings. The
that there will be further problems with
Applications
Measure & Evaluate Splices on Transmission and Distribution conductors
Verify closing resistance of normally open switches
Check taps and jumpers for connection reliability
Indicate the aging of connections
Direct measurement of connection reliability
Predict failure to prevent future damage

OhmstikPlus Live-Line Micro Ohmmeter


Model Number 8-082 XT Plus 8-084 Plus
Frequency 60 Hz or 50 Hz 60 Hz or 50 Hz
Measurements
Amps 1-1400A 1-1400A
Micro-ohms 5-2500 5-2500
Resolution
Amps 0.9-99.9A 0.1A 0.1A
Amps 100-1400A 1A 1A
Micro-ohms 1-999 1μΩ 1µΩ
Micro-ohms 1000-2500 1.0mΩ 1.0mΩ
Accuracy
Amps ±1% +1 Amp ±1% +1 Amp
Micro-ohms Absolute ± 2% +2 μΩ ± 2% +2 μΩ
Micro-ohms Repeatability ± 1% +2 μΩ ± 1% +2 μΩ
(Accuracy is diminished if the current is less than 15 amps while on 0 - 35kV and when current is less than 50 amps while on 36 - 500kV )
Range of Operation
Voltage Rated 500kV 500kV
Mechanical
Sensor Opening 2.5 in (6.35 cm) 3.86 in (9.8 cm)
Weight 2.3 lbs. (1.05 kg) 3.75 lbs. (1.71 kg)
EEC Standards Successfully passed international test standards indicated by
Operation
Controls One button operation
Readings Nine
Electrode Detachable insulated & fused probe
Ambient Temperature -8 to +140 degrees F (-20 to +60 degrees C)
Display Graphics LCD
Housing Shock & water resistant molded urethane
Hotstick Mounting Universal chuck adapter (Hotstick not included)
Battery 9 volt alkaline
Options
Hard Carrying Case Model 7044

SensorLink ®
Corporation

1360 Stonegate Way


Optional Hard Case Ferndale, WA 98248
phone 360.595.1000
fax 360.595.1001
www.sensorlink.com
SensorLink ®

Amcorder Recording Ammeter


Collect and analyze load profiles
Patented open CT sensor with ±1% accuracy
Easily clamps to the line in seconds
Recorded data quickly downloads into the user’s PC
Softlink interface makes data analysis easy
Generate reports and create graphs for profile analysis

Hotstick Mounted Universal Hotstick Adapter

The Amcorder uses the same sensor days. It easily attaches to the line with safely, even in severe utility environments.
technology as the original Ampstik®. a standard shotgun style hot-stick. It is resistant to shock, repels water and
The True RMS inductive sensor does Once on the line, it immediately begins is unsusceptible to flame. It also operates
not use magnetic materials and has to collect and record the current load within a wide temperature range. The
no moving parts. The opening of the on the line. Amcorder has a urethane carabiner
sensor is electronically closed and latch assembly, which allows it to
external currents are electronically The Amcorder is equipped with an securely hang on the line in all weather
rejected. The accuracy, external infrared serial port for communicating conditions.
current reject, and range of currents the recorded data into the user’s PC.
measured by the patented amp sensor The data is downloaded through Softlink is a user-friendly software
substantially exceed the performance SensorLink’s Softlink software, which interface that allows the user to
of other industry sensors. allows the user to download, view download, view, and graph data. The
and query the data stored on the files can be saved in .xls format for
The key feature of the Amcorder is Amcorder. review in Microsoft Excel. The data
the ability to leave it deployed on the directly transfers from the Amcorder into
line to record average current readings The housing of the Amcorder is made Softlink through a USB Infrared Port.
at user-defined intervals for up to 30 of urethane and is built to operate Microsoft Excel not included.
Applications
Check for load balance
Conduct load studies
Meter Verification

Amcorder Recording Ammeter


Model Number 6-920
Type Amcorder Kit
3 Amcorders
IrDA Serial Cable
Softlink Software
Carrying Case
Range of Operation
Voltage Phase to Phase 69kV
Current 1 to 1000A
Sensor Opening Up to 1.3 in (up to 3.3 cm)
Resolution
Amps 1-99A .1A
Amps 100-1000A 1A
Accuracy ±1% +2 counts
Frequency 60 Hz (57 to 63 Hz) or 50 Hz (47 to 53 Hz) Models Available
Mechanical
Weight 1.5 lbs (.68 kg)
Dimensions 9.75 in x 4.75 in x 3 in (24.77 cm x 12.07 cm x 7.62 cm)
Operating Temperature -4 to +140 degrees F (-20 to +60 degrees C)
Housing Shock & water resistant molded urethane
Hotstick mounting Shotgun Style Hotstick
Battery 9 volt alkaline

Carrying Case

SensorLink ®
Corporation

1360 Stonegate Way


Fendale, WA 98248
phone 360.595.1000
fax 360.595.1001
www.sensorlink.com
SensorLink®

Amcorder UG Underground Recording Ammeter


Collect and analyze load profiles
Use on Underground Circuits
Open CT sensor with ±1% accuracy
Easily clamps to the line in seconds
Submersible
Recorded data quickly downloads into the user’s PC
Softlink interface makes data analysis easy
Generate reports and create graphs for profile analysis

The Amcorder UG uses the same an elbow to record average current allows it to securely hang vertically
sensor technology and topology as readings every few minutes for 30+ beneath the elbow.
the SensorLink® Ampstik®. The True days. It easily attaches to the line The Amcorder UG is equipped
RMS inductive sensor does not use with a standard shotgun style hot- with an infrared USB port for
magnetic materials and has no moving stick. Once on the line, it immediately communicating the recorded data
parts. The opening of the sensor begins to collect and record the into the user’s PC. The data is
is electronically closed and external current load. downloaded through SensorLink’s
currents are electronically rejected. The housing of the Amcorder UG Softlink software. Softlink is a user-
The accuracy, external current reject, is made of urethane and is built to friendly software interface that allows
and range of currents measured by operate safely, even in severe utility the user to download, view, graph
the patented amp sensor substantially environments. It is resistant to shock and export data from the Amcorder
exceed the performance of the best and is unsusceptible to flame. It also UG. The data directly transfers from
clamp-on sensors. operates within a wide temperature the Amcorder into Softlink through an
The key feature is the ability to range. The Amcorder UG has a non- Infrared Port.
leave the Amcorder UG deployed on conductive clamp assembly, which
Applications
Check for load balance
Conduct load studies
Meter Verification

Amcorder UG Underground Recording Ammeter


Model Number 6-920-UG-3
3ea Amcorder UG
IrDA USB Cable
Softlink Software
Carrying Case
Range of Operation
Voltage 69kV
Current 1 to 2000A
Sensor Opening Up to 2.5”, up to 6.35cm
Resolution
Amps 0.1A
Accuracy ±1%, +2 counts
Frequency 60Hz (57 to 63HZ) or 50Hz (47 to 53Hz)
Mechanical
Weight 1.8 lbs, 0.82 kg
DImensions 8.78” x 5.38” x 3.74”, 22.3cm x 13.7cm x 9.5cm
Operating Temperature -4° to +140° F, -20° to +60° C
Housing Shock resistant molded urethane
Submersible Submersible to 6’ of water
Hotstick Mounting Shotgun Style Hotstick, not included
Battery 9V Alkaline
Software Requirements Windows 98, Windows 2000, XP, XP-Pro, Vista and Windows 7

SensorLink ®
Corporation

1360 Stonegate Way


Ferndale, WA 98248
phone 360.595.1000
fax 360.595.1001
www.sensorlink.com
®
SensorLink

Varcorder Amp, Power Factor, and VAR Recorder


Collect and analyze load and power profiles
Easily clamps to the line in seconds
Infrared communication with no annoying cables to connect
Softlink interface downloads directly into Microsoft Excel
Generate reports and create graphs for profile analysis

Hotstick Mounted Universal Hotstick Adapter

The Varcorder measures and records ability to leave it deployed on the line to is resistant to shock, repels water and is
Amps and Power Factor. A voltage constant record readings every 15 minutes for 90+ unsusceptible to flame. It also operates within
is then applied in software to calculate days. It easily attaches to the line with a a wide temperature range. The Varcorder has
VARs. The Varcorder uses the same standard shotgun style hotstick. Once on a urethane carabiner latch assembly, which
current sensor technology as the original the line, it immediately begins to collect and allows it to hang on the line securely in all
Ampstik. This patented amp sensor does record the current and power factor on the weather conditions.
not use magnetic materials and has no line.
moving parts. The opening of the sensor is SoftLink is a user-friendly software interface
electronically closed, and external currents The Varcorder is equipped with an that allows the user to download, view, graph
are electronically rejected. infrared serial port for communicating and export data from the Varcorder into
the recorded data into the user’s PC. The Microsoft Excel. The data directly transfers
The accuracy, external current reject, and data is downloaded through SensorLink’s from the Varcorder into Excel through an
range of currents measured by the patented SoftLink software, which allows the user to Infrared Port. Microsoft Excel not included.
amp sensor substantially exceed the download, view and query the data stored
performance of the best clamp-on sensors. on the Varcorder.
The true power factor is calculated by
measuring the electric field in comparison The housing of the Varcorder is made
with the current reported from the amp of urethane and is built to operate safely,
sensor. The key feature of the unit is the even in severe utility environments. It
Applications
Check for load balance
Conduct load VAR flow studies
Meter verification

Varcorder
Amp, Power Factor, and VAR Recorder
Model Number 6-910
Type Recording Ammeter Kit
3 Varcorders
IrDA Serial Cable
Softlink Software
Soft Carrying Case
Range of Operation
Voltage 69kV
Current 1 to 2000A
Sensor Opening Up to 1.3 in (up to 3.3 cm)
Resolution
Amps 1 to 99.9A .1A
100 to 2000A 1A
Power Factor .01
Accuracy
Amps ±1% of reading plus 2 counts
Power Factor ±.01 (From +.71 to -.71)
Frequency 60 Hz (57 to 63 Hz) or 50 Hz (47 to 53 Hz) Models Available
Mechanical
Weight 1.5 lbs (.68 kg)
Dimensions 9.75 in x 4.75 in x 3 in (24.77 cm x 12.07 cm x 7.62 cm)
Operating Temp. -4 to +140 degrees F (-20 to +60 degrees C)
Hotstick Mounting Shotgun Style Hotstick
Battery 9 volt Alkaline
Software Requirements Softlink & Microsoft Excel
Processor 100 MHz or Higher ( 200 MHz or Higher Recommended)
RAM 32 MB, 64 Recommended
Drive Space 15 MB to load software, 10 MB of Operating Space

Carrying Case

SensorLink ®
Corporation

PO Box 301
1975 Valley Hwy 9
Acme, WA 98220
phone 360.595.1000
fax 360.595.1001
www.sensorlink.com
SensorLink®

Radio Transcorder Recorder Radio Interface


Communicate by radio with any overhead Varcorder or Amcorder
Setup and download while recorder is on the line
Compatible with previously purchased overhead recorders
Transmit up to 300 feet with clear line-of-sight
Convenient access to data, without touching the line

The Radio Transcorder is designed to Line crews can then be scheduled to The recorder’s battery life is limited by
communicate with overhead Varcorders retrieve and relocate the recorders for the sample interval (see the Amcorder
or Amcorders while it is installed on an further studies. or Varcorder user’s manual for battery
overhead line. The Radio Transcorder Softlink identifies each recorder by life details of the units).
is compatible with previous version its user definable name and the serial The communication distance of
recorders and easily attaches and number of the Recorder Radio Module. the radio is rated to 300 feet for all
communicates directly to a computer The identification enables the user applications.
running SensorLink’s Softlink software to setup and download up to nine
via a USB ZigBee radio. For power diversion studies, the radio
individual recorders. adds a component of stealth to the
The Radio Transcorder provides Two 9 volt alkaline batteries will data collection. Collecting data without
utility engineers with the ability to drive last more than three months if the rolling a line truck in these applications
by installed recorders and setup or recorder is downloaded once a week. makes for a safer and less detectable
download data without requiring a line Downloading more frequently will method for acquiring the recorded data.
crew to remove the units from the line. decrease the expected battery life. A
This capability improves the speed to lithium ion batteries will double the
gather and analyze the data. battery life.
Applications
Check for load balance
Conduct load studies
Power Diversion Studies

Radio Transcorder Recorder Radio Interface


Model Number 6-915-3
3ea Radio Transcorder Module, Model 915
1 USB Radio Adapter, Model 7-023
Softlink Software Rev 21 or higher
Radio
Frequency ISM 2.4 GHz
Power 63mW (18dBm)
10mW (10 dBm) for Europe and Japan
Range 300 feet (Line of Sight)
Range of Operation
Voltage 69 kV
Mechanical
Weight 7.2 oz, 0.203 kg
DImensions 2.75” x 3.09” x 3.46”, 6.98cm x 7.84cm x 8.79cm
Operating Temperature -4° to +140° F, -20° to +60° C
Housing Shock resistant molded urethane
Battery Two 9V Alkaline or Lithium; (Lithium batteries double battery life. Batteries not included.)
Software Requirements Windows 98, Windows 2000, XP, XP-Pro, Vista or Windows 7

SensorLink ®
Corporation

1360 Stonegate Way


Ferndale, WA 98248
phone 360.595.1000
fax 360.595.1001
www.sensorlink.com