Aeroflex PSD90-1C AC/DC Fuel Capacitance Test Set

Product Overview:

  • Easy to operate/calibrate
  • Annual calibration
  • Lightweight / portable
  • Rechargeable battery or externally powered
  • Percent of battery capacity displayed
  • Self-test on power-up
  • Measures DC voltage
  • Manual or Auto Ranging
  • 2 and 3 Wire Meggar
  • Compliant with Boeing Spec 10-61959 Rev H
  • MIL-STD-810 Method 511.4 certified
  • Traceable to NIST
  • Tests any AC or DC capacitive fuel, water, LOX/engine oil or other AC capacitive system*

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The PSD90-1C Universal AC/DC Capacitance Test Set will test any AC or DC Capacitive Fuel, Water, LOX or Engine Oil Quantity System*. The PSD90-1C has features that allow the user to better troubleshoot and isolate fuel system problems. Rugged in design, the unit can be used anywhere testing and troubleshooting is required. Capable of being operated with external power, the PSD90-1C is ideal for shop or Depot Level repair of fuel system components.

NSN: 4920-01-510-5628 Designed for F-16 fleet (ITAR controlled)
NSN: 4920-01-528-2230 Designed for universal non-F16 fleet

*Aircraft-specific interface cables are required and must be purchased separately.  See interface list here

Available through your GSA supplier

EXPORT CONTROL:This product is controlled for export under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). A license from the U.S. Department of State is required prior to the export of this product from the United States.

EXPORT WARNING: Aeroflex’s military products are controlled for export under the International Traffi c in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and may not be sold or proposed or offered for sale to certain countries including: Belarus, Burma, China, Cuba, Haiti, Iran, Liberia, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Sudan, and Vietnam. See ITAR 126.1 for complete information.

CAPACITANCE MEASUREMENT
  • Range
    • 0.000 pF to 39.99 KpF
  • Accuracy
    • Greater of ±0.1% of reading or 0.1 pf
Range Measurement Range Resolution
* Extra Low 0.000 pF - 19.999 pF 0.001 pF
Low 0.00 pF - 199.99 pF 0.01 pF
Medium 200.0 pF - 1,999.9 pF 0.1 pF
High 2,000 pF - 19,999 pF 1 pF
Extended 20.00 KpF - 39.99 KpF 10 pF
 
CAPACITANCE SIMULATION
  • Accuracy
    • Greater of ±0.3% of reading or 0.3 pF from 300 Hz to 9,600 Hz
Mode Simulation Range
TU 0 pF - 11,990 pF
COMP 0 pF - 1,190 pF
AUX 10 pF - 11,990 pF
 
RESISTANCE MEASUREMENT
  • Accuracy
    • Greater of ±2% of reading or 0.1 Ω
    • High Extended and Mhos
    • ±20%
Range Resistance Range Resolution
*Low Voltage 0.000 Ω - 19.999 Ω 0.001 Ω
Low Ohm 0.00 Ω - 199.99 Ω 0.01 Ω
Medium Ohm 200.0 Ω - 1,999.9 Ω 0.1 Ω
High Ohm 2.000 KΩ -19.999 KΩ 1 Ω
Extended Ohm 20.00 KΩ - 199.99 KΩ 10 Ω
Low Mohm  200.0 KΩ - 1,999.9 KΩ  100 Ω
Medium Mohm  2.000 MΩ - 19.999 MΩ 1K Ω
High Mohm 20.00 MΩ- 199.99 MΩ  10 KΩ
Extended Mohm  200.0 MΩ - 1,999.9 MΩ  100 KΩ
High Ext. Mohm 2,000 MV - 19,990 MΩ  10 MΩ
*Mhos  .0000 nS - 1.9999 nS .0001 nS
 
DC VOLTAGE MEASUREMENT
  • Range
    • ±50 VDC
  • Accuracy
    • Greater of ±1% of reading or 0.02 VDC
  • Resolution
    • 0.01 VDC
* Manual Mode Only
 
 
DTF (DISTANCE-TO-FAULT) MEASUREMENT
  • Range
    • 0 pF - 39.99 KpF
  • Accuracy
    • Greater of ±0.2% of reading or 1 pF
Range Measurement Range Resolution
Low  0 pF - 19,999 pF 1p F
High 20.00 KpF - 39.99 KpF 10 pF
 
TEMPERATURE
  • Operating
    • -40°C - +55°C
  • Storage
    • -51°C - +71°C

ALTITUDE

  • Operating
    • 15,000 ft (4600 m) maximum
POWER REQUIREMENTS
  • Input
    • 100 - 230 VAC @ 45 - 440 Hz
  • Battery
    • 1 Rechargeable 12 VDC Sealed Lead Acid
  • Operation
    • 12 hours continuous at 25°C
  • Charge Time
    • 8 hours max
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
  • Size
    • 10.6" x 14" x 6.5"
    • (26.9 cm x 35.6 cm x 16.5 cm)
  • Weight
    • 13 lbs (5.9 Kg)

Manuals

Title Version/
Part#
Date View/
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PSD90-1C Operation Manual

B0
E6-1000-61

02-07-2014

NSN: 4920-01-510-5628 - EXPORT CONTROL:This product is controlled for export under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). A license from the U.S. Department of State is required prior to the export of this product from the United States.

EXPORT WARNING: Aeroflex’s military products are controlled for export under the International Traffi c in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and may not be sold or proposed or offered for sale to certain countries including: Belarus, Burma, China, Cuba, Haiti, Iran, Liberia, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Sudan, and Vietnam. See ITAR 126.1 for complete information.

More Product Information

  • Compatible with AD 98-20-40 & AD 99-03-04 compliant aircraft (Mod 6 and above)
  • Modular design for high reliability and low maintenance
  •  Closed box calibration using front panel controls - performed annually
  • Battery powered with percent of charge displayed
  • Maintenance codes displayed to aid in troubleshooting
  • Distance-to-Fault (DTF) Mode determines the "length" of the wire or the approximate distance to a break in the wire or shield
  • Large selection of aircraft specific interface cables readily available

  • Solid-state circuits and LCD backlit display for low power consumption and high reliability
  • Battery-powered for complete portability and ease of maintenance
  • Lightweight aluminum case has hinged compartment in lid for test lead storage
  • Small size permits testing in restricted spaces
  • Push-button "extended range" switch permits readings up to 9,999 pf or 10,000 megohms - over-range indication on LCD
  • Tested and approved for use in any function with fuel in tanks; battery power eliminates need for voltage (safety) checks

  • Solid-state circuits and Liquid Crystal Display for low power consumption and high reliability. LCD is backlit for enhanced viewing.
  • Tested and approved for use with fuel in tanks.
  • Portable, lightweight, sealed, high-impact ABS case reduces weight of tester with batteries installed to less than 12 pounds.
  • Small size permits testing in restricted spaces - 10.5"W x 14"L x 6"H. Ideal for Forward Area Deployment.
  • Easy to operate; choose the FUNCTION desired and read the measured capacitance, insulation or voltage on the display.
  • Auto-ranging circuit and 4.5 digit display permit resolution to .01 Pf in capacitance functions and .01 meg in insulation (megger) function.
  • Digital Multi-Meter (DMM) function reads external voltage up to 40 VDC.
  • BATTERY CHECK function reads % of usable battery charge remaining.
  • Recommended annual calibration interval. Stability of the measuring circuit eliminates need to recalibrate each time unit is used.
  • Two year standard warranty.
  • CE Marked - 

Cobham AvComm supports many rotary and fixed-wing aircraft platforms with an extensive library of aircraft specific interface cables and units.  Combined with a Cobham AvComm Fuel Quantity Test Set, the Cobham AvComm test solution provides complete functional testing and troubleshooting of the fuel quantity system.  If you are unable to find your aircraft listed here, Cobham AvComm also offers design services for the development of new interfaces and aircraft test procedures.    
Available through your GSA Supplier  

  • Software-driven design allows for field updates for adding new features, capability or modifications due to industry changes
  • TCAS and ADS-B Target Generator
  • Simulates 32 dynamic/400 static intruders
  • ADS-B squitter encode/decode
  • More test capability than any tester in the market, all packed into one box
  • Pulse and frequency measurement
  • Transponder test option for Modes A, C, S
  • Optional Command set emulation for SDX-2000, ATC-1400A and S-1403DL
  • 10.4 inch touch screen LCD display for operator control of all test set capabilities or can be remotely controlled via GPIB or Ethernet
  • Four port antenna simulation
  • Hybrid surveillance
  • Six independent transmitters and two receivers
  • Data parsing for analysis

  • DoD AIMS 03-1000A Mark XIIA (Mode 5 level 1 and 2) certified *
  • Transponder Test Set Modes 1, 2, 3/A, C, 4, S, and Mode 5 * (Level 1 & 2)
  • Mode S Elementary and Enhanced Surveillance
  • Interrogator Test Set Modes 1, 2, 3/A, C, 4, S, TCAS, ETCAS and Mode 5 * (Level 1 & 2)
  • Self-diagnostic
  • Factory upgrade kits available for APM-424(V)3 and TS-4530 units
* APM-424(V)5 only

  • Complete Synthetic Test Environment 
    Hardware, software, processes, support
  • Optimized for T/R Module 
    Test Test Module Subassemblies, Modules & Multi-module Assemblies on One System
  • Highest Test Throughput Available
  • Proven Systems Deployment 
    5th Generation Solution – Major Customers Worldwide
  • Full Range of Required Mixed Signal Capabilities 
    DC, Digital, Analog, RF/Microwave
  • System Level Architecture 
    Calibration, Verification, Alignment
  • Open System Architecture 
    System Hardware & Software, TPSs

  • Mode S level 1-4, (level automatically determined), FAR Part 43 appendix F, (including proposed Eurocontrol extension), Eurocontrol Elementary and Enhanced Surveillance
  • Quickly and easily provides accurate measurement of transponder transmitting frequency, power and receiver sensitivity. Predetermined configurations for testing any class of transponder.
  • ICAO Annex 10 amendment 77
  • ADS-B TX/RX
  • TIS
  • IFF Modes 1 & 2 and TACAN
  • Tests any DME 1 MHz spaced X or Y channel. Measurements include: interrogator transmitter frequency/peak power, Pulse Repetition Frequency (PRF), P1/P2 width and pulse spacing. Provides accurate range and velocity simulation, station ident, squitter control.
  • TACAN Test Modes; T/R Norm, T/R Range Only, T/R Inverse, A/A Beacon, A/A Range Only and A/A Inverse
  • Simulates the airborne environment necessary to allow verification/certification of proper operation of an aircraft’s TCAS I and II as well as E-TCAS installations.
  • Detachable directional antenna
  • Large 5.7-inch LCD display
  • Simple user interface
  • Lightweight at less than 8 lbs.

Standard Features
  • Test ILS / VOR / MKR / ADF and VHF COMM functions, including SELCAL
  • Over-the-air and return-to-service testing
  • AM, FM and data capability
  • SCPI compatible software driver command sets
  • GPIB remote programming interface
  • 100 kHz to 3 GHz RF signal generator range
  • Large touch-screen color display
Optional Features
  • 250 KHz to 3 GHz spectrum analyzer, with custom analysis tools
  • 406 MHz COSPAS/SARSAT Beacon (ELT) testing
  • VHF Comm TX and DME TX analyzer

Cobham (formerly AEROFLEX)

Aeroflex is a leading worldwide provider of highly specialized test and measurement equipment and microelectronic solutions.

Our customers have complex, high-performance requirements and are predominantly found in the aerospace, defense, wireless mobile, broadband communications and advanced manufacturing markets. Founded in 1937 and now with 2,950 employees worldwide, Aeroflex has developed substantial intellectual property through decades of collaborative design, manufacturing, R&D and service experience with customers. Aeroflex customers depend on our unique expertise to validate the high quality and high performance of their products and get to market faster.

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