MEGGER BITE3 Battery Impedance Tester
Battery Impedance Tester MEGGER BITE3 Determines Health of Lead-Acid Batteries
The Megger BITE3 Battery Impedance Tester determines the health of lead-acid cells up to 2000 AH. It also takes measurements of the most important battery parameters. The BITE3 measures cell impedance, an internal ohmic test, cell voltage, inter-cell connection resistance as well as ripple current. Megger’s BITE3 uniquely measures float current and harmonic content of the ripple current from the charger. The unit features spectrum analyzer that shows the harmonic content of the ripple current. It has firmware that is upgradeable through the Internet and supports multiple languages.
MEGGER BITE3 Battery Impedance Tester Additionally Measures Temperature, Specific Gravity and Much More
The MEGGER BITE3 Battery Impedance Tester is quick, reliable and easy to use. Rapid Test Time allows on-line system testing of string parameters and cell measurements. BITE3 is a very easy instrument to operate. Additionally, battery data, along with temperature and specific gravity, provide the best basis for evaluating the overall health of batteries. Additionally, ripple current and harmonic content from the charger accounts for an additional degree of intelligence.
Comprehensive Battery Maintenance Program
Megger recommends that the BITE3 should become part of a comprehensive battery maintenance program. Readings data and retention should be semi-annually for lead-acid cells and quarterly for VRLA.
- Cell Impedance Measurements
- Measures Internal Resistance
- Cell Voltage Measurements
- Also, Measures Intercelluar Connection Resistance
- Float & Ripple Current Measurements
- Provides Harmonic Analysis of Ripple Current
- Additionally, Determines Specific Gravity
- Measures Temperature
High Internal Resistance in Batteries is a Killer
Battery resistance provides invaluable information about the battery’s performance. Also, changes in battery resistance is an indicator of subtle trouble spots. MEGGER BITE3 Battery Impedance Tester to the rescue! High internal resistances are often the triggering point to replace an aging battery. However, resistance measurement is not the only performance indicator. The value between batches of lead acid batteries can vary by 5–10 percent, especially with stationary batteries.
Compare Readings from Birth to Retirement
The resistance method works best when comparing the readings of a given battery from birth to retirement. Service crews should take a snapshot of each cell at time of installation. Over time, measure and compare the subtle changes as the cells age. The resistance of modern lead acid and lithium-ion batteries stays flat through most of the service life. Consequently, increases in internal resistance is a red flag precautionary warning. Also, advancements in electrolyte additives are reducing internal corrosion issues that were in part responsible for the rise in resistance.
MEGGER Bite3-NIST is the MEGGER Bite3 Battery Impedance Tester with a NIST accuracy traceable calibration certificate.
|MEGGER Model||Description||List Price||Sales Price||e-Quote for
|MEGGER Bite3||Megger BITE3 Battery Impedance Tester||$6875.00||$6530.00||e-QUOTE
|MEGGER Bite3-NIST||Megger BITE3 Battery Impedance Tester w/NIST Certified Accuracy Calibration Certificate||$7190.00||$6829.00||e-QUOTE