SCI (Slaughter Company Inc.) Announces the Addition of the 298 Series Hipot Tester

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SCI, the leader in making safety simple, adds the 298 hipot tester to the rugged, lightweight, and durable 290 series lineup.

SCI (Slaughter Company Inc.), the leader in making safety simple, announced the addition of the 298 series of Hipot Testers to 290 Series of Hipot Testers. The 298 is a 500 VAC AC Hipot tester that offers 100 mA of AC output current. DUT’s that are highly capacitive in nature will require a higher level of output current during the AC Hipot test. With 100 mA of output current the 298 is able to test these DUTs as well as meet safety agency requirements for a 500 VA Hipot tests. Released in January 2016, the 290 series provides an improved interface that eliminates confusing menus and redundant button pushes allows manufacturers to set-up and run production Hipot tests in a matter of seconds. The 290 series also provides common sense security settings that make it easy to set the permission levels. With a rugged and reliable design, the 290 series is well suited for production line applications. Optional USB interface provides a simple way for manufactures to automate their production line.

Models of the 290 Series include:

294 6 kV DC Hipot Tester     $1599
295 5 kV AC Hipot Tester     $1399
296 5 kV AC & 6 kV DC Hipot Tester     $1799
297 5 KV AC & 6 kV DC Hipot Tester with Insulation Resistance Tester     $2199
298 500VA AC Hipot Tester     $2999

SCI traces its beginnings back to 1953 when their founder, Elmer Slaughter, had an idea for a better product to meet the needs of the electrical safety testing industry. All SCI testers come complete with a standard 1-year warranty and a 45-day Customer Experience Guarantee. Every order is shipped within 1 business day. For more information on SCI and the 298 visit them online at:

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