Cable Testing Tips

A blog exploring electrical cable testing guidelines, best practices, and advice for getting started with your testing process.

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5 Reasons the Easy-Touch® Pro May Be for You

The Easy-Touch Pro is a high voltage benchtop tester prepped with an internal PC make cable test fast and easy. Learn why the Easy-Touch Pro is right...

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Visit Us at Our Upcoming Trade Shows

A list of upcoming trade shows for customers to better learn about high voltage testers for their testing needs, Cirris' Easy-Touch Pro, and test...

Testing Guidelines

Should Connector Shells be Tested?

While plastic shells don't need to be tested, metal shells and even plastic shells with conductive coatings should be included as a test point.

Testing Guidelines

Is High Voltage Testing Dangerous?

With all the high voltage safety warnings and labels, it’s easy to see why testing with high voltage would create uneasy feelings. If you don’t...

First-Ended Pinning

First-ended pinning is the process of pinning the first end of a wire and using capacitance to verify that the wire has been placed in the correct...

The Cirris Adapter System

Using a series of different connectors that attach directly to Cirris testers give users a way to test cables containing a variety of connectors. We...

What is the Test Process?

The test process is vital to ensure safe cables while others are unnecessary for certain cable shops. Having an organized test process helps the...

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Connect Your Tester to Easy-Wire™

If you are using an Easy-Touch, the computer is built into the tester. For other Cirris testers, you will need to connect your tester to an...

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Back Up Your Tester

Cirris testers aren’t impervious to data loss. If something happens to your tester, there is no guarantee your test files would survive the damage....

Testing Guidelines

Hipot or Not?

High voltage testing is useful for finding errors that could go overlooked. Not every cable needs to be tested with high voltage. Be careful using...

Testing Guidelines

Correct Resistance Settings

The resistance values are found in the low voltage settings of the test program. One setting is for connection or wire resistance while another sets...

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