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Schaffner NSG 438 30kV ESD Gun - Used

Schaffner NSG 438 30kV ESD Gun - Used View larger


  • Teseq NSG 438 ESD Simulator Rentals
  • Previous generation Schaffner NSG 438
  • Rebuilt Internal Battery
  • Industry Best 100 Day Warranty
  • Fresh NIST Traceable Calibration
  • 10% off Calibration Service for Life of Equipment
  • Depending on Availability May Have Black and White Touch Screen
  • ISO 10605 Discharge Networks Available

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Data sheet

Air Discharge Voltage200 V to 30 kV
Contact Discharge Voltage200 V to 30 kV
Voltage Resolution100 Volts
Radiation RatingII
Discharge tipsBall and point as per IEC and specials, exchangeable by threaded cap
Pulse networksNetwork 150 pF / 330 Ω as per IEC / EN 61000-4-2 and ISO 10605; Automotive Test Package: Optional ISO 10605 networks 330 pF / 330Ω, 150 pF / 2 kΩ and 330 pF / 2 kΩ
Charging voltage measurementkV, accuracy better than ±5% (stabilized)
Discharge detection (air-discharge only)Indicated by the kV symbol being displayed in inverse also acoustically in the ‘Single’ operating mode. Adjustable threshold level.
Holding timeAt least 5 seconds (charging voltage +5%)
Charge resistor50 MΩ
PolarityPositive / negative / automatic change
Operating modesSingle / repetitive / random (time / pulse)
DisplayLCD panel showing: charging voltage, breakdown event, polarity, air- / contact-discharge, counter / preselect counter content, network parameters, battery monitor
Discharge Repetition0.5 / 1 / 5 / 10 / 20, 25 Hz (air); 0.5 / 1 / 5 / 10 H or 20 Hz (contact)
Discharge Counter0 to 9999
Battery LifeN/A
Standards MetIEC 61000-4-2, ISO 10605 and many other automotive compliance standard from
WeightDisharge Pistol: 1.2 kg (2.6 lbs); Base Unit: 6.5 kg (14.3 lbs)
Max Output Voltage
30 kV

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Schaffner NSG 438 Overview:

The Schaffner NSG 438 ESD gun comprehensively fulfills virtually all international standard requirements. Based on over 60 optional discharge networks, the NSG 438 can meet any of today’s automotive manufacturers’ standards in addition to these common compliance standards:

  • IEC/EN 61000-4-2
  • ISO 10605
  • EN 61000-6-1
  • EN 61000-6-2
  • RTCA/DO-160 Section 25
  • Mil-STD-461G CS118 (March 2015 Draft)
  • ITU-T K2

The simulator is simple, convenient and safe to use. The whole range of parameter settings including polarity selection, freely adjustable pulse repetition, counter functions and discharge detection is available up to the maximum discharge voltage.

The touch display and keypad for parameter input shows the precise functional and test data with user-selectable language for convenient and safe operation worldwide. The simulator contains variable threshold selection for accurate discharge detection. This detection feature can be switched off when testing EUT’s with non-conductive surfaces, such as plastic housings. Pre-programmed settings for IEC 61000-4-2 and ISO 10605 ensure that the simulator is automatically set up correctly and the appropriate discharge network is installed. The actual RC value is displayed at all times. Molded HV discharge networks in solid cases eliminate ionization and leakage current effects. Precisely tuned combinations of RC components guarantee wave shape parameters to be within tolerances. A unique activity log is included so that the types and numbers of ESD simulations can be easily scrolled through to check what has been tested and in what timeframe.

Included with a Schaffner NSG 438 ESD Gun:

  1. Carrying case with:
  2. Discharge pistol
  3. Cradle for discharge pistol
  4. High voltage base unit with built-in battery pack, mains adapter and battery charging unit (100 to 250 VAC)
  5. INA4380 Discharge network 150 pF/330 Ω for IEC 61000-4-2
  6. Air discharge tip
  7. Contact discharge tip
  8. Grounding cable
  9. User manual (CD or Hardcopy)

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