- Exterior and connections
- Calibration test
- Temperature stability
- Frequency flatness comparisons
- Summary & Conclusion
This is stub for Wavetek 4953 Shunt. This shunt is designed and sold in bundle with Wavetek 4950 Multi-function Transfer Calibrator.
|xDevs.com||Wavetek 4953||Fluke A40B-10A||Units|
|Nominal shunt current||0 to 11||0 – 10||A|
|Nominal DC resistance||0.01||0.08||Ω|
|Input / output connector||5-way binding posts||N female connector|
|Frequency range||DC, 10 – 20k||DC, 10 – 100k||Hz|
|Short-term stability, ±1 °C||± 20||± 26||ppm of FS|
|Temperature coefficient||10||10||± ppm/°C|
|AC Flatness Low band||200 ppm, 10 Hz – 1 kHz||26 to 37 ppm, 10 Hz – 1 kHz|
|AC Flatness Hi band||300 ppm 5kHz, 600 ppm 10 kHz, 1000 ppm, 20 kHz||60 ppm 10kHz, 92 ppm 100 kHz|
|Temperature coefficient, AC||40 ppm Low band, up to 120 ppm Hi band||4.5 ppm|
Table 1: Specification of the Wavetek 4953
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Exterior and connections
Image 1-2. Wavetek 4953 AC/DC 10A shunt facepanel
Image 3. Original labels on the bottom of the shunt
Image 1-2. Owner’s calibration results
Frequency flatness comparisons
To compare AC/DC transfer performance set of additional shunts was used:
- Fluke A40B 20A shunt
- Fluke A40A 20A shunt
Summary & Conclusion
Modified: Aug. 25, 2020, 10:55 p.m.