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REED VC14+

Portable Temperature Calibrator (Discontinued)


Buy this VC14+ temperature calibrator manufactured by Reed and measure and source DC voltage, resistance, thermocouple and RTD temperature with a single compact unit. Its features such 2-wire/3-wire/4-wire connection method for ohm and RTD measurement and automatic cold-end temperature offset, recommend this Portable Temperature Calibrator (model VC14+) as an indispensable tool that measures and sources electrical and physical parameters.

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REED Portable Temperature Calibrator (Discontinued): instrument description

This Reed VC14+ temperature calibrator has been discontinued. Information shown here is for reference only.
We recommend the new REED VC01 Temperature Calibrator. REED VC01 includes set of industrial test leads with alligator clips and is available for sale in Toronto, Canada.

This VC14+ temperature calibrator manufactured by Reed is an instrument recommended to manage all of your temperature calibration tasks. Reed VC14+ combines great process calibration features into a single and compact device and can measure and source DC voltage, resistance, thermocouple and RTD temperature. For resistance and RTD measurements, 2-wire, 2-wire or 4-wire connection method are available. The results are show clearly thanks to its 6-digit LCD readout with display. When the calibrator is running on batteries and no key is operated for approximately 10 minutes, the calibrator turns off automatically.

REED VC14+ Features

  • Measure and source DC voltage, resistance, thermocouple and
    RTD temperature with a single compact unit
  • 6-digit LCD readout with display backlight (selectable)
  • Wave filter function
  • Automatic cold-end temperature offset
  • 2-wire/3-wire/4-wire connection is user-selectable
  • Includes set of test leads, set of test probes with alligator clips,
    fuse, batteries, quick reference guide, instruction manual and
    carrying case.

REED VC14+ Specification

Output function
DC Voltage Range: 10mV; 1V
Output Range: -10.000 to 110.000mV; 0.000 to 1.1000V
Resolution: 1μV; 10μV
Accuracy: ±0.02% reading + 0.01% range
Resistance Range: 400Ω, 4kΩ
Output Range: 0.00 to 400.00Ω; 0.0000 to 4.0000kΩ
Resolution 0.01Ω, 0.1Ω
Accuracy: ±0.02% reading + 0.02% range
Measurement function
DC Voltage Range: 50mV, 500mV
Output Range: -5.000 to 55.000mV; -50.00 to 550.00mV
Resolution: 1μV, 10μV
Accuracy: ±0.02% reading + 0.01% range
Resistance Range: 500Ω, 5kΩ
Output Range: 0.00 to 550.00Ω; 0.0000 to 5.5000kΩ
Resolution: 0.01Ω, 0.1Ω
Accuracy: ±0.05% reading + 0.02% range
Continuity Range: 500Ω; beeper sounds at ≤50Ω
Power Supply: 4 x "AAA" alkaline batteries
Dimensions: 200 x 100 x 40mm w/ holster
Weight: 550g w/ holster

How to use REED Temperature Calibrator (VC14+)

Sourcing DC Voltage
Using the"mV" key to select DC voltage source function, select the desired range from 100mV,1000mV by pressing the "RANG" key and set the output value digit by digit using the arrows keys.The calibrator sources the DC-voltage signal between the output terminals.

Sourcing Resistance
Using the "OHM" key to select Ohm function. Using the "RANGE"key, select the desired range.Set the output value digit by digit using each pair of arrows keys.The calibrator sources the preset resistance value between the output terminals.

Simulate Sourcing TC
VC14+ Reed Temperature Calibrator comes with an internal temperature sensor. You will use use the RJ sensor function to calibrate a divice. Using the "TC" key, select simulate TC source function. Using the "RANGE " key, select the desired range from K, E, J, T, B, N, R, S, L, U. Set the output value digit by digit using each pair of arrows keys. Based on the temperature detected by the RJ sensor, a thermoelectromotive force develops between the output terminals.
REED Temperature Calibrator (VC14+) offers a temperature monitor function, which is convenient for the user to observe the voltage value sourced between the output terminals in TC source function. In TC source function, the assistance district of the LCD shows the voltage value sourced between the output terminals,(varies responding to the changes of the reference junction compensation). Pressing the "T.DISP" key once more, the assistance district of the LCD shows the preset room temperature value.

Sourcing RTD with Reed VC14+
Using the" RTD"key, select RTD function. Using the "RANGE" key, select a desired RTD range from PT100, PT200, PT500, PT1000, Cu10, Cu50. Set the output value digit by digit using each pair of arrows keys. Reed VC14+ sources the preset resistance value between the output terminals.

Measurements From the calibrator, you can measure a DC voltage, resistance, thermocouple, RTD and continuity. For thermocouple signal connect the thermocouple convertor to the input terminals. Connect between TC terminals. The positive output lead wire of the thermocouple to the H terminal of the thermocouple convertor and the negative output lead wire to the L terminal.
Measuring DC Voltage and Resistance with Reed VC14+ are also very simple and intuitive. Just select resistance/DC Voltage measurement function, connect the lead cables for measurement and select the desired RANGE. The selected function and the measured value and unit shall be shown in the main districts part of the LCD.
Measuring Temperature with Thermocouple (TC)
Using the"TC" key, select TC measurement function. Using the measurement "RANGE" key, select the desired range from K, E, J, T, B, N, R, S, L,U. Connect the thermocouple convertor to the jack under test. The selected function and the measured value and unit shall be shown in the main districts part of the LCD.
Using RJ sensor
Select TC measurement function, in which RJ senor goes on work automatically, press "RJ-ON" key to shut off. Both the “RJ-ON” mark and the environmental temperature display vanish. Press the "RJ-ON" key once more to start the reference junction compensation and the “RJ-ON” mark displays on the middle of the screen, and the environmental temperature displays on the screen.

Ordering info

As a canadian distributor of REED Instruments products we stock most of these Calibrators for same day shipping. To enquire on the REED VC14+ Portable Temperature Calibrator (Discontinued) availability and current list price please contact us.

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