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Zero Charge™ AR-8 - Wrist and Footwear Tester  flaga-belgii-ruchomy-obrazek-0010.gifflaga-francji-ruchomy-obrazek-0028.gifen français
Features
  • Two in one instrument to check both wrist straps and footwear.
  • Extremely easy to use. Just move your finger from wrist strap button to footwear button to complete the test (without need to remember to switch from one measurement to the other like with other manufacturers units).
  • Built in SMT technology for reliability.
  • Microprocessor controlled for accuracy.
  • Dependable and simple.
  • Pass tone is easy to hear.

The wrist strap and footwear tester was created to fill a growing demand for a dependable, low cost and easy-to-use test mechanism for personnel grounding devices. It is available as AR-8A Tester, (U.S. standards) a 750-kohms to 10-Mohms range for wrist straps and 750kohms to 100Mohms range for footwear and AR-8E Tester (European standards) a 750-kohms to 35-Mohms range for both wrist straps and footwear.

System includes
  • Wrist strap and footwear tester
  • Manual
  • 9V battery
Technical specifications
AR-8A (U.S.A. Parameters) AR-8E (European Parameters)
For both wrist straps and foot wear
Wrist Straps Foot wear
Pass Level 750 kohm-10 Mohm;
green light and audible tone
750 kohm-100 Mohm;
green light and audible tone
750 kohm-35 Mohm;
green light and audible tone
Low Fail < 750 kohm;
yellow light no tone
< 750 kohm;
yellow light no tone
< 750 kohm;
yellow light no tone
High Fail > 10 Mohm;
red light no tone
> 100 Mohm;
red light no tone
> 35 Mohm;
red light no tone
Dimensions 3.75" x 2.5" x 1" (95 x 63 x 25 mm)
Weight 4.5 oz 127g

Operating Instructions:

Measuring Wrist Straps:
  1. Connect wrist strap
  2. Touch and press wrist button
  3. Green light will illuminate and audible ton will sound indicating "pass"
Measuring Footwear:
  1. Connect the foot plate to AR-8 meter using zero ohms grounding wire A-FM9-0
  2. Place your foot with the footwear grounding (heel or toe strap) on the foot plate
  3. Touch and press footwear button on the meter
  4. Green light will illuminate and audible tone will sound indicating "pass"