Do you want to make your life easier when you’re carrying out energy surveys on your electrical systems? If so, here’s a suggestion you might not be expecting – don’t bother to monitor the voltage! That may seem an odd idea, but think about it for a moment.
When repeated failures of the electronic tachometers fitted to pillar drills in the student workshop at Dover College meant that students were at risk of being unable to complete their assignments in time for assessment, the college needed to find a fast, reliable and affordable fix. Off-the-shelf digital panel meters from Chauvin Arnoux were the answer – they were available for fast delivery from stock, they were less expensive than replacements from the original manufacturer and, during more than seven months of operation, they have proved to be completely reliable.