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MIC-5010 Insulation Resistance Meter

MIC-5010 Insulation Resistance Meter

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  • Insulation resistance measurements: go premium

    The Sonel MIC-5010 insulation resistance meter is a reliable tool for measuring insulation resistance up to 15 TΩ. The maximum measurement current is 1.2 mA or 3 mA, which guarantees the charging of an object with a large capacity in a short time. Each measurement, whether the programmed time expires or is manually interrupted, ends with the meter discharging the object. The device has unique algorithms that allow it to recognise the nature of the voltage present on the object, thanks to which the instrument can determine whether the voltage is the mains voltage - in which case the measurement will not be carried out - or whether it is the voltage generated by an electromagnetic field - in which case the measurement will be carried out. This makes it possible to carry out measurements in the presence of very strong electromagnetic fields where this was previously not feasible.

    The instrument is equipped with accessories which guarantee safety during measurements with all available voltages - both test leads, probes and crocodile clips meet extremely rigorous standards (guaranteed voltage strength up to 11 kV for test leads and 5.5 kV for crocodile clips and test probes). The accessories are supplied as standard with a handy carrying case. The high resistance of the device to interference means that cables as long as 20 m can be used for measurements.



    • Measuring voltage in the range of 50…5000 V, 50…1000 V in steps of 10 V, 1…5 kV in steps of 25 V
    • Continuous indication of measured insulation resistance and leakage current
    • Automatic discharge of measured object capacitance voltage after the end of insulation resistance measurement
    • Acoustic signaling of 5-second intervals to facilitate capturing time characteristics.
    • Adjustable measuring time - max. 99'59'
    • Metered T1, T2 and T3 test times for measuring one or two absorption coefficients from the range of 1…600 s
    • Measurement of coefficients: polarization (PI), absorption Ab1, Ab2, dielectric absorption ratio (DAR)
    • Indication of actual test voltage during measurement
    • Test current: 1.2 mA or 3 mA
    • Two- and three-lead method of insulation resistance measurement
    • Measurements with test leads up to 20 m.
    • Protection against measuring live objects.
    • Measurement of capacitance during the measurement of RISO
    • Step voltage insulation resistance measurement (SV)
    • Dielectric Discharge calculation (DD)
    • Digital filters for measurements with strong interferences


    Additional features

    • Continuity measurement of protective connections and equipotential bonding in accordance with EN 61557-4 with current > 200 mA 
    • Adjustable limits for measured insulation resistance 
    • Adjustable limits for measured RCONT resistance 
    • High resistance to interferences - digital filters (10 s, 30 s, 60 s)
    • Measurement of capacitance during the measurement of RISO
    • Measurement of leakage current during insulation resistance testing
    • DC and AC voltage measurement in the range of 0…600 V
    • 990 cells of memory (11880 records) with the capability of wireless data transmission to a PC (with Bluetooth) or via USB cable
    • Power supply from mains or battery pack
    • Backlit display
    • Backlit keys 
    • The instruments meet the requirements of the EN 61557 standard.




    • Insulation resistance measurement

      • Measuring range according to IEC 61557-2

      \(R_{ISOmin} =\frac{U_{ISOnom} }{I_{ISOmax}}\)=50 kΩ…15.0 TΩ (IISOmax =1.2 mA or 3 mA)

      Display range Resolution Accuracy
      0…999 kΩ 1 kΩ ±(3% m.v. + 10 digits)
      1.00…9.99 MΩ 0.01 MΩ ±(3% m.v. + 10 digits)
      10.0…99.9 MΩ 0.1 MΩ ±(3% m.v. + 10 digits)
      100…999 MΩ 1 MΩ ±(3% m.v. + 10 digits)
      1.00…9.99 GΩ 0.01 GΩ ±(3% m.v. + 10 digits)
      10.0…99.9 GΩ 0.1 GΩ ±(3% m.v. + 10 digits)
      100…999 GΩ 1 GΩ ±(3.5% m.v. + 10 digits)
      1.00…9.99 TΩ 0.01 TΩ ±(7.5% m.v. + 10 digits)
      10.0…15.0 TΩ 0.1 TΩ ±(10% m.v. + 10 digits)


      “m.v.” - measured value


      Values of measured resistance depending on measuring voltage

      UISO voltage Measuring range
      250 V 500 GΩ
      500 V 1 TΩ
      1000 V 2.00 TΩ
      2500 V 5.00 TΩ
      5000 V 15.0 TΩ

      Capacitance measurement

      Display range Resolution Accuracy
      0…999 nF 1 nF ±(5% m.v. + 5 digits)
      1.00…49.99 μF 0.01 μF ±(5% m.v. + 5 digits)


      • Capacitance measurement result is displayed after the RISO measurement.
      • For measurement voltages below 100 V the measurement error is not specified


      Continuity test with current >200 mA

      • Measuring range according to IEC 61557-2: 0.12…999 Ω
      Display range Resolution Accuracy
      0.00…19.99 Ω 0.01 Ω ±(2% m.v. + 3 digits)
      20.0…199.9 Ω 0.1 Ω ±(2% m.v. + 3 digits)
      200…999 Ω 1 Ω ±(4% m.v. + 3 digits)


      • Current flowing bidirectionally, average resistance is displayed on the screen
      • Compensation of test leads resistance, autozeroing




Accessories included with the meter

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