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860PL Hipotronics HiPot

The 860PL is a HiPot from Hipotronics. HiPot, or high potential, is a class of electronic test equipment used to verify electrical insulation. Engineers use HiPot-testing instruments on cables, wires, circuit boards, appliances, electric motors, and transformers. As a product ages, its insulation may break down and result in current flow leakage. HiPot testers keep engineers safe from current leakages by detecting gaps and defects in the electronic device. Dielectric Testers, Insulation Testers, and Megohmmeters are similar to HiPot testers. Popular manufacturers include Biddle, Megger, Fluke, Associated Research, Quadtech, Instek, and Slaughter.

Additional Features:

  • Input voltage: 120V, 60 Hz, or 220V, 50/60 Hz
  • Current: 3A
  • Output voltage: 60kV at 5mA
  • Low output impedance
  • No internal leakage at full load
  • HV output switch-pushbutton ON/OFF
  • Fused Input
  • Instantaneous overload relay
  • HV Shorting relay


  • DC field testing of cables
  • Transformers
  • Electrical switchgear
  • Motors
  • Generators

The Hipotronics 860PL offers 60kV and is a self-contained package which is complete from input line cord to output HV cable. Negative polarity is standard.

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