New instrument troubleshoots ground loops

Loop Slooth determines which cables are involved in a ground loop without the need to disconnect anything.
By Control Engineering Staff November 12, 2008

Loop Slooth from Circuit Insights LLC is a new instrument that enables quickr to induce a high-frequency current in a ground loop, if the loop exists, while the clamp-on detector detects the ac magnetic field associated with this current. Because the detector is tuned to the same frequency as the exciter, it responds only to the signal injected by the exciter. 

Loop Slooth from Circuit Insights
The Loop Slooth device consists of two battery-powered modules.

– Edited by Renee Robbins , senior editor
Control Engineering News Desk
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