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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 Their reports show a staggering number of customers rely on outdated technology to analyze cables.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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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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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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Cirris Scholarship Available

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Nov 4, 2016 9:37:32 AM

Are you a college student looking for a little extra help coving tuition this semester? Cirris’s scholarship program may be the answer.
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Common Cable Testing Industry Terms

Posted by Sarah Landeen on Oct 20, 2016 11:53:18 AM

Have you ever spoken to someone about your job and they look at you like you’re speaking a foreign language? Every industry has words they’ve created or adapted to describe certain aspects of their trade. The wire processing industry has a few unique words that may mean different things to different people. Here is a list of how Cirris defines several cable testing industry terms.
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