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Posted by Sarah Landeen on Feb 23, 2017 11:27:31 AM

Cable testing is only a small part of the industry responsible for building quality cables and harnesses. Everything from the materials used to build cables to the actual build process and implementation of the cables is carefully produced and controlled by those industries responsible for each area. Where can you find out which companies can provide you with the best information and resources?

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Why Testing Feels Like Such a Chore and What to do About it

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Feb 15, 2017 5:10:52 PM

You sit down with for your family for a traditional American Thanksgiving dinner. The table is set with all your favorite dishes, roast potatoes, homemade rolls, and, of course, steaming turkey that is perfectly seasoned and cooked to perfection. You pick up your knife and fork, ready to eat when…

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High Voltage or Low Voltage? Which Tester Should You Buy?

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Feb 2, 2017 5:27:09 PM

Whether you are new to automated testing or looking to upgrade your test process, buying the right tester is one of the important decisions you must make. If you’ve started looking at cable testers, you may notice two distinct categories: low voltage and high voltage. The following information may help you decide whether low voltage is sufficient for your testing or if you should consider a high voltage tester.

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Topics: Product Advice, Cirris Products

Can you calibrate your own Cirris tester?

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Jan 27, 2017 11:33:18 AM

To get accurate results, your automated testing equipment must be calibrated. An uncalibrated machine can skew results and damage your company. With this in mind, how do you know if your tester is calibrated correctly?

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Topics: Product Advice

The Newest Cirris Tester

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Jan 19, 2017 8:57:15 AM

The new Easy Touch Pro Cable Tester has all the features and functions of its predecessor, the Easy Touch, and now has upgrades to improve your testing experience.

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Topics: Cirris Products

Can you tell how much wire is left on the spool?

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Jan 4, 2017 9:01:50 AM

Cirris has several ways of helping you determine how much wire is still on the spool.

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Topics: Testing Guidelines

Cirris Demo Program

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Dec 28, 2016 3:19:17 PM

Did you know Cirris provides demo units of all our testers? This way you can try out a tester before you buy it. If you decide you like a tester model, you can return the used demo unit and purchase a brand-new unit for your facility.

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Topics: Cirris Products

Capacitance and Testing

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Dec 14, 2016 3:04:00 PM


Capacitance is the charge held by two conductors separated by a non-conductive barrier. The barrier divides the conductors and causes them to hold opposite charges (like a battery). Your cable may have capacitance you didn’t know about. Two wires separated by insulation can act as the conductors and barrier that create capacitance. As current flows through the wires, the charge is trapped in the unaccounted capacitance of the wires.

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Topics: Testing Guidelines, Cirris Products

Cirris easy-wire Power User Package

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Nov 30, 2016 5:01:26 PM

Cirris easy-wire software can help you test cables and harnesses with high accuracy and detailed results. However, not every feature is available when you first purchase the software. Some parts of easy-wire are useful during testing, but not essential to the test process. Gaining access used to mean purchasing each feature one at a time. Cirris now offers a package called Power User that unlocks all easy-wire features at once.
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Topics: Cirris Products

How Much Does a Cirris Tester Cost?

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Nov 17, 2016 11:44:27 AM

When you contact Cirris for a quote, our representatives will help ensure you are making the right choice in your product selections to fit your needs. We have gone as far as recommending a competitor’s product if we feel it will fit better with your circumstances. We also offer demo cable testers that let you try out a product before committing to a purchase. When we do quote a price, there is no pressure to buy. You may continue shopping for the cable tester with a function and cost that works best for you.

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