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Associated Research 3870

5 kVAC/6kVDC Hipot,Ground Continuity, Insulation Resistance

The new Hypot series 3870 testers are a powerful tool for production line hipot testing with on-board data storage. Raise the bar for safety and efficiency in hipot testing in ground continuity current, AC/DC withstand, and insulation resistance tests.

Enhance traceability of data with on-board storage without expensive test systems or connection to a PC. The Associated Research 3870 AC/DC hipot test set helps directly associate your test products to pre-programmed barcode-enabled test files.

Features and Specifications

  • Smart GFI automatic operator shock protection
  • Disable HV output with remote safety interlock
  • Import/export test files with the front-panel USB interface
  • Direct barcode connection
  • Touch-screen, multi-language user interface
  • Custom pop-up prompts displayed between tests give you alerts and instructions
  • Interconnection with HYAMP series to form a complete safety compliance system for hipot and ground-bond testing
  • Ramp-Hi reduces ramp time during DC hipot
  • Charge-Lo confirms proper device-under-test (DUT) connection
  • FailCHEKTM confirms failure detection 
  • Save up to 1,500 test results on-board
  • Voltage: 100 to 120 VAC/200 to 240 VAC  /- 10 percent auto-range
  • Frequency: 50Hz/60Hz  /- 5 percent
  • Charge: Lo 0 to 350 uA DC or auto-set
  • 5 kV at 20 mA AC
  • 6 kV at 7.5 mA DC
  • Insulation resistance voltage output: 30 to 1,000 VDC
  • Resistance limits: 1 M ohms to 50,000 M ohms

View detailed technical specifications of the Associated Research 3870 hipot tester in the data sheet.

For testers that support up to 130 kV DC voltage output, check out the High Voltage, Inc. PTS-130 hipot tester. For arc detection needs, view the Associated Research 5560DT tester with nine sensitivity levels.

How Does the Associated Research Hipot 3870 Keep Operators Safe?

The SmartGFI system in the Associated Research 3870 tester forms a seamless safety net for the test operator. It detects excessive current leakage upon isolation of the DUT from the ground and saves the operator from high voltage.

3870 AC/DC Hipot Tester Accessories

  • H.V. adapter box
  • H.V. tTest lLead
  • Two return leads
  • Two fuses (one installed)
  • Interlock connector
  • Power cord
  • Operation manual
  • Service manual
  • Quick-start guide 
  • USB cable

Optional Accessories

  • 39067 DUT Enclosure (24%22 W x 19%22 D x 11.5%22 H) with safety interlock

What Is the Cost of Associated Research 3870 Hipot Test System?

The cost of buying a new Associated Research 3870 tester is approximately $2,700. For short-term projects, you can rent the less expensive Hypot Series 3870 insulation resistance tester. Typically, your final price will depend on any current offers or promotions, equipment condition, how long you'll need the device, and the accessories you refquire. Speak to our sales support team to know more.

Lease or rent the Associated Research Hypot series 3870 hipot testers online at TRS-RenTelco. See our full range of hipot testers.

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  • Cord Power

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  • Lead Standard HiPot Return 5 ft

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  • Connector Interlock (installed in some units )

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  • USB Drive with Manuals and Software

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What is the Associated Research 3870?

The Associated Research 3870 is a sophisticated AC/DC Hipot Tester equipped with a ground continuity check feature. It's designed for comprehensive safety testing in production environments, offering high performance and reliability for dielectric withstand testing.

What are the key features of the 3870?

Key features include SmartGFI® for operator protection, Remote Safety Interlock, Data Transfer via USB, Direct Barcode Connection for product-test file association, Multi-Language support, PLC Remote for basic relay control, Prompt & Hold for test instructions, Advanced User Security, and the ability to interconnect with HYAMP® for a complete safety compliance system.

What output rating does the 3870 provide?

The 3870 offers an output rating of 5 kVA at 20 mA AC and 6 kVA at 7.5 mA DC, catering to a wide range of testing needs.

How does the 3870 enhance safety and productivity in testing?

With features like SmartGFI®, Remote Safety Interlock, Prompt & Hold, and Advanced User Security, the 3870 enhances both the safety and efficiency of the testing process.

Can the 3870 be used for insulation resistance testing?

Yes, the 3870 includes an insulation resistance test mode, with voltage settings ranging from 30 to 1000 VDC and resistance display ranging from 1 to 50000 MΩ.

What are the AC and DC hipot testing capabilities of the 3870?

For AC Hipot testing, it offers a range of 0.00 – 20.00 mA, and for DC Hipot testing, a range of 0 – 7500 µA, ensuring versatile testing capabilities.

How does the 3870 handle data management and traceability?

The 3870 features on-board data storage capable of saving up to 1500 test results, along with USB functionality for easy import/export of test files and data, improving traceability and record-keeping.

What additional features improve the testing process with the 3870?

Features like Ramp-HI® to reduce ramp time during DC Hipot testing, Charge-LO® to confirm proper DUT connection, and FailCHEK® to confirm failure detection contribute to a more efficient and reliable testing process.

What connectivity options does the 3870 offer?

The 3870 provides a USB standard interface for data transfer and connection to peripherals, alongside remote control and signal I/O capabilities for integration into automated testing environments.

What are the physical dimensions and weight of the 3870?

The 3870 measures 8.5" x 3.5" x 11.9" (215 mm x 88.1 mm x 300 mm) and weighs 12 lbs (5.46 kgs), making it a compact and manageable unit for various testing setups.

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