Highlights

A New Standard for Ceramic Capacitor Production Tests

The Keysight Technologies, Inc. E4981B capacitance meter provides the best performance for ceramic capacitor manufacturing tests. Offering fast measurement speed and outstanding accuracy, the E4981B is the new standard in the industry.

Measurement Time

  • High-speed measurement: 2.3 ms (1 MHz), 3.0 ms (1 kHz), 11.0 ms (120 Hz)

Basic Accuracy 

  • Accurate C-D testing: 0.05%, 0.0005 (specification), 0.042%, 0.0003 (typical)

More Features

  • 9 Bin Sorting
  • 256 multi-channel correction
  • Compatible SCPI command and Handler/Scanner interfaces with the 4268A, 4288A, and E4981A
  • Test signal level compensation for high-value ceramic capacitor tests
  • Versatile PC connectivity (LAN, USB and GPIB)

A complete solution that replaces the 4268A, 4288A, and E4981A

  • Fast measurement speed - 2.3 ms (from trigger to EOM at 1 MHz)
  • Accurate and repeatable measurements, even small capacitance can be measured
  • Wide measurement range from small to large capacitance 0 F to 2.0 mF
    • 0 F to 1.5 nF/1 MHz
    • 68 pF to 200 nF/1 kHz
    • 6.8 nF to 2 mF/120 Hz
  • Compatibility with the 4268A, 4288A, and E4981A
    • SCPI commands
    • Handler I/F
    • Scanner I/F
  • Enhanced functions for production test
    • Enhanced contact failure detections
    • Synchronous source
    • Frequency shift (±1%, ±2%) at 1 MHz
    • Faster data transfer

The E4981B capacitance meter offers a high speed with reliable measurements for ceramic capacitor testing in the production lines. The E4981B realizes the measurement capabilities of capacitance from small to large values with accurate measurements. The E4981B capacitance meter contributes to improvements in the test throughput while attaining excellent component quality for ceramic capacitor testing.

Key Specifications

Applications
Ceramic Capacitors
High-volume multi-layer ceramic capacitors
Basic Accuracy
0.05%, D:0.0005
Frequency
120 Hz/1 kHz/1 MHz (opt.001) 120 Hz/1 kHz (opt.002)
Maximum Frequency
1 MHz
Target DUT
Capacitors
Type
Benchtop
Applications
Basic Accuracy
Frequency
Maximum Frequency
Target DUT
Type
Ceramic Capacitors
High-volume multi-layer ceramic capacitors
0.05%, D:0.0005
120 Hz/1 kHz/1 MHz (opt.001) 120 Hz/1 kHz (opt.002)
1 MHz
Capacitors
Benchtop
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Applications:
Ceramic Capacitors
High-volume multi-layer ceramic capacitors
Basic Accuracy:
0.05%, D:0.0005
Frequency:
120 Hz/1 kHz/1 MHz (opt.001) 120 Hz/1 kHz (opt.002)
Maximum Frequency:
1 MHz
Target DUT:
Capacitors
Type:
Benchtop
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