NH Research

NH Research, Inc. (NHR) enables electrification by accelerating innovation, validation and functional test of today’s technologies. Backed by over 50 years of experience in power conversion and power supply test systems we provide world class test instruments and systems. Customers look to NHR for:

  • Best in class performance
  • Ease of use for instruments & systems
  • Modular & scalable test solutions
  • Reduced testing time
  • Improved safety
  • Energy savings

Our product portfolio includes Battery Test Systems, Grid Simulators, AC & DC Electronic Loads, AC & DC Power Sources, Power Supply Test Systems.  

We have over 50 years experience providing power electronic test solutions and support to some of the most well-recognized industry leaders worldwide including, but not limited to:

Argonne Labs, BAE, Boeing, Chrysler, EADS, Ford, General Dynamics, General Electric, General Motors, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin, Mercedes-Benz, NASA, Northrop Grumman, NREL, Oak Ridge Labs, Raytheon, Sandia, Textron, UL, & UTC

We provide performance, simplicity and flexibility. Customers can easily integrate and automate our power electronics test equipment. We reduce test development times with our total system solutions. Our wide performance ranges and modularity reduce risk and eliminate other test equipment and complexity.

Contact Details

NHR Research, Inc.

16601 Hale Avenue

Irvine, California 92606

Phone: (949) 474-3900

Contact form or Email: sales@nhresearch.com

Tweets by @NH_Research

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Products

NH Research - 4312 Series Modular DC Load 120V - Modular DC Load for Charger Testing, LED Driver Testing, Solar Panel Testing, & More!

NH Research - 4312 Series Modular DC Load 120V - Modular DC Load for Charger Testing, LED Driver Testing, Solar Panel Testing, & More!

  • 3 sizes – 150, 300, & 600W @ 120V with advanced measurement capability built-in
  • Mix & match loads for maximum configuration flexibility
  • Up to 16 loads in a single, 8 3/4″ / 5U Model 4300 chassis
  • Front loaded & front connections
  • 3 voltage and 3 current ranges for improved accuracy
  • High-resolution waveform capture for analysis of dynamic transients
  • Isolated digital inputs & outputs for test fixture support
  • PC/LAN control with LabVIEW & IVI drivers

NH Research - 4350 Series Modular DC Load 500V - Modular DC Load for Charger Testing, LED Driver Testing, Solar Panel Testing, & More!

NH Research - 4350 Series Modular DC Load 500V - Modular DC Load for Charger Testing, LED Driver Testing, Solar Panel Testing, & More!

  • 3 sizes – 150, 300, & 600W @ 500V with advanced measurement capability built-in
  • Mix & match loads for maximum configuration flexibility
  • Up to 16 loads in a single, 8 3/4″ / 5U Model 4300 chassis
  • Front loaded & front connections
  • 3 voltage and 3 current ranges for improved accuracy
  • High-resolution waveform capture for analysis of dynamic transients
  • Isolated digital inputs & outputs for test fixture support
  • PC/LAN control with LabVIEW & IVI drivers

NH Research - 4600 Series AC Electronic Load - AC Load for UUT Reliability Testing, UPS Testing, Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Testing, & More!

NH Research - 4600 Series AC Electronic Load - AC Load for UUT Reliability Testing, UPS Testing, Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Testing, & More!

  • 6 sizes – 3 to 36kW, 30 – 360A, 50 – 350V
  • Single and 3-phase configurations
  • 12 high-accuracy internal measurements
  • 100-step macro for per cycle loading changes
  • User-defined waveforms
  • CC, CR, CV, CP, SC, UPF and CNL emulation modes
  • PC control using Lab VIEW and IVI drivers
  • LAN, RS232, USB communication interface
  • PC softpanel GUI with current, voltage & power waveform display

NH Research - 4700 Series DC Electronic Load - High-Current DC Electronic Load for DC-DC Converter, Power Conversion, Fuel Cells, Batteries, V2G Testing, & More!

NH Research - 4700 Series DC Electronic Load - High-Current DC Electronic Load for DC-DC Converter, Power Conversion, Fuel Cells, Batteries, V2G Testing, & More!

  • 8 sizes – 1 to 36kW @ 120 or 600V
  • High-resolution waveform capture for analysis of dynamic transients
  • 18 built-in, precision voltage, current, power and timing measurements that eliminate additional dedicated measurement instruments
  • Isolated digital inputs and outputs for test fixture support
  • PC/LAN control using LabVIEW & IVI drivers
  • Optional touch-panel user interface

NH Research - 4760 Series DC Electronic Load - High-Voltage DC Electronic Load for DC-DC Converter, Power Conversion, Fuel Cells, Batteries, V2G Testing, & More!

NH Research - 4760 Series DC Electronic Load - High-Voltage DC Electronic Load for DC-DC Converter, Power Conversion, Fuel Cells, Batteries, V2G Testing, & More!

  • 600V, 1kW / 50A to 36kW / 1800A DC Loads
  • 3 Voltage and 2 current ranges
  • High accuracy 1 kW low power range
    – 100kSamp/s waveform capture
    – Overshoot / Undershoot
    – Rise-Time / Fall-Time / Settling-Time
  • Test fixture support
    – 4 digital outputs
    – 2 digital inputs
  • Complex load profile playback
  • Multiple hardware control options
    – Manual touch-panel user interface
    – emPower™ test executive
    – PC/LAN control using LabVIEW & IVI Drivers

NH Research - 5500 Series Universal UPS Test System - Universal UPS/Inverter Test System for Testing Power Supplies with AC Outputs Found in Uninterruptable Power Supplies (UPS) & Inverters

NH Research - 5500 Series Universal UPS Test System - Universal UPS/Inverter Test System for Testing Power Supplies with AC Outputs Found in Uninterruptable Power Supplies (UPS) & Inverters

  • Digital measurement system (DMS)
    – 2 waveform digitizers
    – 2×16, 100MHz multiplexer
    – Expandable input measurement channels
  • Maximum configuration flexibility
  • Turn-key test system with included test controller
    emPower™ test executive

NH Research - 5600 Series Universal Test System - for Testing Power Supplies with DC Outputs

NH Research - 5600 Series Universal Test System - for Testing Power Supplies with DC Outputs

  • Maximum configuration flexibility with multi-bay capacity
  • Digital measurement system 2 Waveform digitizers and 2×16, 100 MHz multiplexer
  • Expandable input measurement channels
  • Common interface panel
  • emPower™ Test Executive

NH Research - 5710 Series Engineering Characterization Test System - DC Power Supply Test System for Engineering Characterization/Design Verification Testing, Power Supplies Testing, Defense Avionics Testing, & More!

NH Research - 5710 Series Engineering Characterization Test System - DC Power Supply Test System for Engineering Characterization/Design Verification Testing, Power Supplies Testing, Defense Avionics Testing, & More!

  • NEW! Tektronix MDO-Series Mixed Signal Oscilloscope
  • Unlimited voltage, current & timing measurements relative to digital signals.
  • Library of design verification test routines reduces program development time
  • Configuration flexibility

NH Research - 9200 Series Battery Emulator - Modular, Regenerative Battery Pack Emulator with Power Range from 12kW up to 21 Channels

NH Research - 9200 Series Battery Emulator - Modular, Regenerative Battery Pack Emulator with Power Range from 12kW up to 21 Channels

  • High configuration flexibility
  • Bi-directional DC Source, expandable from 12 to 252kW with 40, 120 or 600V
  • Regenerative, greater than 90% efficiency of discharge power returned to AC mains
  • Low Output Capacitance for Accurate Battery Simulation
  • Current, Voltage & Mode Transitions <1 mSec
  • Built-in digital measurements with charting & scope displays
  • Battery Emulation Mode
  • Touch Panel, LabVIEW® & IVI Drivers
  • Enerchron® Test Executive

NH Research - 9210 Series Single Channel Battery Test System

NH Research - 9210 Series Single Channel Battery Test System

  • Smaller footprint makes it easier to move within a lab (roughly half the size of the 9200)
  • Custom waveform/profile generation
  • Sub-mS voltage, current & mode transition times
  • Built-in digital measurements with charting & scope displays
  • Internal controller with software & connections for an external monitor & keyboard
  • Bidirectional DC Source, expandable from 12 to 252kW with 40, 120, or 600V
  • Regenerative, 87% efficiency of discharge power returned to AC mains
  • Multiple safety layers to protect battery being tested
  • Battery emulation & burn-in applications
  • Create, run, monitor, chart & report UUT profiles without writing any code

NH Research - 9220 Series Low Voltage/High Current Battery Charge/Discharge Test System - Regenerative Battery Cycler, Power Cycling, & Life-Cycle Testing of Low Voltage/High Current Batteries

NH Research - 9220 Series Low Voltage/High Current Battery Charge/Discharge Test System - Regenerative Battery Cycler, Power Cycling, & Life-Cycle Testing of Low Voltage/High Current Batteries

  • Single output up to 40V/3,600A/72kW per system
  • Parallel expansion up to 7,200A
  • Built-in digital measurements including Ah & kWh
  • Multiple safety layers to protect battery/DUT
  • SCPI, VXI-11, & LabVIEW control via LAN interface
  • NI-Compliant LabVIEW Drivers
  • Regenerative, 87% efficiency returning discharge power to facility
  • Bidirectional DC Source, Battery emulation and burn-in applications
  • Crane/hoist lifting hangers & robust casters

NH Research - 9300 Series High-Voltage Battery Test System - Modular, Regenerative Battery Test System with Power Range from 100kW up to 2.4MW

NH Research - 9300 Series High-Voltage Battery Test System - Modular, Regenerative Battery Test System with Power Range from 100kW up to 2.4MW

  • Wide Operating Envelope at 100kW per cabinet
  • Scalable to 1.2MW/4000A
  • Regenerative, greater than 90% efficiency of discharge power returned to AC mains
  • Built-in digital measurements with charting & scope displays
  • Current, Voltage & Mode transitions in <2 mSec
  • Battery Emulation Mode
  • Touch Panel, LabVIEW® & IVI Drivers
  • Enerchron® Test Executive

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  • Highly accurate non-contact infrared thermometer that instantly measures surface temperatures of food products
  • Allows taking rapid and frequent non-contact temperature measurements without risk of cross contamination
  • Measures temperatures from -35 to 275°C
  • Features HACCP check lights for instant recognition of safe/unsafe temperatures


A solid, reliable, basic installation tester

  • Tests voltage and frequency
  • Checks wiring polarity to detect broken N wires
  • Measures insulation resistance and loop and line resistance
  • Measures motor windings with continuity test
  • Calculates prospective earth fault current (PEFC/IK) and prospective short-circuit current (PSC/IK)


Installs and grounds in less than 5 minutes   Save time with quick and easy installation with the CV Series – 5 minutes or less.
  • One technician
  • One hole with standard Greenlee® punch
  • Panel door does not need to be removed
  • Grounds instantly to metal enclosure with patent-pending AutoGround™ process
  • Maintains panel arc test ratings up to 63kA when properly installed
Work more efficiently with Fluke ClirVu® CV200 50 mm (2 in) Infrared Windows
  • NFPA 70E processes significantly reduced due to less work permit requirements
  • Faster and more comfortable inspections because full PPE is often not required
  • Reduce the risk of arc-flash and electrocution, increase the safety of your personnel and reduce the time and cost of preventive maintenance
  • CV200 is Torture Tested™ to the highest arc blast test ratings IEEE C37.20.7: 63 kA Arc tested at KEMA, UL 50/50E/50V, UL1558, IEC60529-1: IP67, IEC 60068, NEMA 4/12, CSA C22.2 NO. 14-13:2012, and CE
  • Convenience of both quick turn or security keyed access


  • Shoot images near... and far. Interchangeable Smart Lenses require no calibration of the thermal camera and give you the versatility and image quality needed to conduct inspections in almost any environment.
  • Find subtle temperature differences easily-with advanced thermal sensitivity
  • Subject to Export Control


  • Pressure ranges to 10,000 psi (700 bar)
  • 0.015% of reading accuracy standard (0.008% optional)
  • Single or dual piston formats
  • Built-in hand pumps standard
  • Mounted spirit level with adjustable feet
  • Units can be trimmed to local gravity FOC