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From Pricing to Testing: Live Webinar Announcement

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Aug 31, 2017 6:30:43 PM

When a new request comes in for a cable, pricing, time, inventory, and other factors must be considered before the request can be answered.

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The Cirris Connector Generator

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Jul 20, 2017 5:11:56 PM

Cirris easy-wire Software is filled with useful features that are often overlooked. When these features are used in testing, they can provide many benefits including saving time and simplifying test creation.

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Upgrading Cirris easy-wire Software from Very Old to Current

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Jul 14, 2017 2:40:11 PM

As Cirris produces new versions of our testing software, easy-wire, we want to ensure an easy transition from previous versions to the current release. To help with this, the upgrade process was designed so new versions of the software are installed according to a certain method. Not following this process can cause problems and interrupt your cable testing.

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Cirris Plays Nice with Others

Posted by Sarah Landeen on May 17, 2017 3:41:29 PM

If you were in Milwaukee on May 10th and 11th, you may have stopped by the Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo. Cirris representatives enjoyed visiting with everyone who took the time to visit our booth. Whether picking up a brochure for one of our testers, seeking answers about testing, or grabbing a free give-away item, we hope you found what you were looking for from Cirris.

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Need a Laugh?

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Mar 29, 2017 4:56:52 PM

A favorite holiday at Cirris Systems is April Fools’ Day. We take advantage of this holiday to create something that will raise spirits. Our archive of April Fools’ jokes stretches back years and are all available on our website.

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When to Upgrade your Cirris Tester

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Mar 17, 2017 12:41:47 PM

Cirris account managers, tech support specialists, and engineering experts have visited customers all over the world. They have seen Cirris testers in small cable shops and large aerospace facilities. Their reports show a staggering number of customers rely on outdated technology to analyze cables.

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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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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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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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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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