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PMT-872A Wrist Strap & Footwear Checker with PFP-861 Plate
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Weight: 3 lbs (1.3 kg)
Length: 11.75 Inches (30 cm)
Width: 9 Inches (23 cm)
Height: 4 Inches (10 cm)


PMT-872A Wrist Strap & Footwear Checker with PFP-861 Plate

Evaluate the resistance of both wrist straps and footwear

A unique, highly protable, battery operated multi-function PASS/FAIL performance verifier. It confirms the operational resistance range of single and dual conductor wrist straps, heel straps and ESD controlled footwear. The PMT-872 features a large test button, audible PASS BEEP with Green PASS light, Red LOW and HIGH Fail lights and Yellow Battery Low Indicator.

Additional connections are provided for an optional AC-DC Power adapter and for testing dual conductor wrist straps. A front panel toggle switch allows testing of wrist straps and footwear at one station. A footwear test plate, snap connector and lead are provided.


PMT-872 Wrist Strap/Footwear Checker

Test Voltage & Current:
Nominal 9 volts and 0.006 µA to 1.0 mA

One (1) standard 9-volt battery, PROCELL, Eveready #216 (NEDA 1604, JIS 006P, IEC 6F22); or, Optional AC/DC converter.

Factory Adjusted Measurement Ranges & Accuracy
WRIST STRAPS: 8.0x105 Ohms to 1.0x107 Ohms < ±5% (Factory Default)
FOOTWEAR: 8.0x105 Ohms to 1.0x108 Ohms < ±5% (Factory Default)

WRIST STRAPS: 8.0x105 Ohms to 3.5x107 Ohms < ±5%
FOOTWEAR: 8.0x105 Ohms to 3.5x107 Ohms < ±5%

Toggle Range Selection:
UP for Wrist Straps and DOWN for Footwear

Push Button:
27 mm Diameter, Metal spring loaded

Light Indicators (Vertically Oriented. From Top to Bottom):
FAIL High: Red LED
PASS: Green LED with Audible Buzzer
BATTERY LOW: Yellow LED (At <8.2V Battery Voltage)

Audible Signal:
Fast, Individual "Beeping" Sound with Green PASS LED on.

Operating Range:
5ºC to 49ºC (40ºF to 120ºF)

Storage Temp:
-15ºC to 60ºC (5ºF to 140ºF)

Relative Humidity:
0% to 90%

Battery Life:
40 hours typical

115 mm x 69 mm x 26 mm

6 oz.

PFP-861 Footplate

Foot Plate:
Stainless Steel 8.5 x 11 inches with 1/8 inch insulated back plate, 10mm male snap installed

Snap Connector:
Female 10mm snap with attached banana receptacle

Lead Assembly:
Green, six (6) foot stranded copper equipped with standard male banana plugs at each end

Technical Documents:
» PMT-872A Data Sheet

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