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 - 9410 Series Regenerative Grid Simulator - Grid Simulator (4 Quadrant AC source) for Grid-Tied Inverter Testing, Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Testing, AC Power Product Testing, & More!

NH Research - 9410 Series Regenerative Grid Simulator - Grid Simulator (4 Quadrant AC source) for Grid-Tied Inverter Testing, Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Testing, AC Power Product Testing, & More!

  • Wide Operating Envelope at 100kW per cabinet
  • Bidirectional DC Source, scalable to 2.4MW/8000A
  • 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

NH Research - 9420 Series AC Power Source - AC Source with HiVAR® Technology Ideal for ATE use in Aviation, Aerospace, Defense, Military/Mission Critical Testing, Manufacturing Test, Research & Development & More!

NH Research - 9420 Series AC Power Source - AC Source with HiVAR® Technology Ideal for ATE use in Aviation, Aerospace, Defense, Military/Mission Critical Testing, Manufacturing Test, Research & Development & More!

  • Voltage Range – 175/350VRMS, 200/400VDC
  • 7 models – 8kW/21kVA to 96kW/252kVA
  • Unique configuration flexibility provides for single, split, three-phase operation plus full-power DC
  • HiVAR design eliminates derating nominal power due to reactive loads
  • Frequency – 30 to 880Hz
  • High-resolution waveform digitizer & scope display
  • Precision ultra-low current measurements
  • Seamless, constant-power operating envelope
  • Built-in 9” touch-panel user interface for manual control & measurement display
  • Graphical waveform editor for user-defined waveforms
  • High-level line disturbance programming Macros
  • External PC option to host NHR emPower® Test Sequencer
  • Alternate programming in LabVIEW, native SCPI, & other IVI-compliant languages
  • Improved power density results in half the panel height of a traditional AC source

NH Research - 9430 Series Regenerative 4-Quadrant AC Load - Regenerative AC Load that Simulates any Inductive, Capacitive, or Resistive Load

NH Research - 9430 Series Regenerative 4-Quadrant AC Load - Regenerative AC Load that Simulates any Inductive, Capacitive, or Resistive Load

  • 8 Sizes – 4 to 96kW
  • Single, Split or Three-Phase programmable
  • 10 to 350VAC
  • 30 to 880Hz
  • DC operation to 10 to 400VDC
  • Reactive power capability 2.6 x Real Power
  • Sink power regenerated back to facility with >90% efficiency
  • Power factor range: -1 to +1
  • Crest factor range: 1.414 to 4.000
  • High-resolution waveform digitizer
  • 9” Touch-Panel user interface
  • High power density/minimum rack space

NH Research - Enerchron® 2.0 Test Management Software - Advanced test creation, execution & reporting capability for battery cycling & other data-intensive test applications

NH Research - Enerchron® 2.0 Test Management Software - Advanced test creation, execution & reporting capability for battery cycling & other data-intensive test applications

  • Simplify programming with variable-based formulas
  • Easily create test sequences with little or no programming experience
  • Reduce number of test programs needed
  • Prevent errors with user-friendly, intelligent platform
  • Scale test programs for any UUT or test station
  • Easily import data files and run customizable reports
  • Eliminate post processing data
  • Integrate & control external software/hardware

NH Research - Enerlab 1.0 Lab Management Software - Advanced Enterprise Software to Monitor, Control & Manage NHR Enerchron® Test Systems

NH Research - Enerlab 1.0 Lab Management Software - Advanced Enterprise Software to Monitor, Control & Manage NHR Enerchron® Test Systems

  • Monitor, control & manage all Enerchron test systems
  • Simplify operator usage to a single screen/browser
  • Ensure safety with live camera views of labs
  • Start, stop and abort tests remotely
  • Track H/W utilization & status of test programs within facility
  • Create customized dashboards for multiple users
  • Perform customer “witness tests” remotely & safely
  • Improve engineering productivity with remote access
  • Maximize equipment (CAPEX) utilization & scheduled workload
  • Track weekly & in-test trends (charting feature)

NH Research - S400 Series Modular Test Systems - for Power Supply Production Testing, High Speed Testing, & More!

NH Research - S400 Series Modular Test Systems - for Power Supply Production Testing, High Speed Testing, & More!

  • Full-capability test system in a 6-slot chassis for interchangeable loads and DC sources
  • 3-sizes of compact, space-saving cabinets
  • Embedded measurement system with 12 input channels and 100kSamp/sec waveform capture
  • emPower™ Test Executive
  • PC-LAN control

NH Research - S450 Series Functional Test System - Production Test Systems for High Speed Power Supply Testing

NH Research - S450 Series Functional Test System - Production Test Systems for High Speed Power Supply Testing

  • Preconfigured fully-capability test system in a 35” rack
  • Interchangeable DC loads and sources
  • Embedded Measurement System (EMS)
    – 100 kSamp/s waveform capture
    – 12 channel measurement system
  • emPower™ test executive control
    – PC/Serial interface
    – USB-Serial ∓ LAN-Serial available

NH Research - S600 Series Multi Channel Power Supply Tester - Multi-Channel Test System for High-Speed Parallel Testing of Adapters, Chargers, LED Power Drivers, DC Converters, Voltage Regulator Modules, Point-of-Load Converters & AC-DC Power Supplies

NH Research - S600 Series Multi Channel Power Supply Tester - Multi-Channel Test System for High-Speed Parallel Testing of Adapters, Chargers, LED Power Drivers, DC Converters, Voltage Regulator Modules, Point-of-Load Converters & AC-DC Power Supplies

  • Maximum test throughput through parallel testing of multiple devices & outputs
  • Ease of reconfiguration or expansion through front-loading, card-based instruments
  • Built-in waveform digitizers on all instruments
  • Space-saving design
  • emPower® Test Executive

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  • Large backlit dual display shows any combination of T1, T2 (52 and 54 only), T1-T2 (52 and 54 only), plus MIN, MAX, or AVG
  • Recall function allows logged data to be easily reviewed on the meter display
  • Infrared USB communication port allows data to be exported to optional FlukeView Forms® Temperature PC software for further analysis and graphing
  • Data Logging up to 500 points of data with user adjustable recording interval
  • Relative time clock on MIN, MAX, and AVG provides a time reference for major events
  • Electronic Offset function allows compensation of thermocouple errors to maximize overall accuracy
  • Measures J, K, T, E, R, S, and N-type thermocouples
  • Readout in °C, °F, or Kelvin (K)
  • Splash and dust resistant case protected by impact absorbing holster
  • User-friendly front panel is easy to set up and operate
  • Sleep mode increases battery life; typical 1000-hour battery life
  • Battery door allows easy battery replacement without breaking the calibration seal
  • Optional ToolPak accessory allows the thermometer to hang from any metal object (with the rare earth magnet) or secure around a pipe (with hook-and-loop straps) for hands-free operation
  • 3 year warranty


  • True-RMS digital multimeter with the features professional technicians prefer
  • Increases productivity with manual and automatic ranging, Display Hold, Auto Hold, and Min/Max-average recording
  • Measures AC and DC voltage to 1000 V
  • Delivers accurate True-RMS AC current and voltage plus frequency, capacitance, resistance, continuity and diode measurements
  • Safety rated CAT III 1000 V, CAT IV 600 V


  • Four electrically isolated inputs
  • CAT III 1000 V / CAT IV 600 V safety rated
  • 200 MHz bandwidth model
  • 2.5 GS/s
  • Deep memory: 10,000 samples per channel waveform capture so you can zoom in on the details
  • Quad meter measurements via scope BNC inputs
  • Connect-and-View continuous auto-trigger, single shot, pulse width, and video triggering
  • ScopeRecord roll mode, capture waveform sample data for up to 48 hours
  • TrendPlot, trend measurement readings for up to 22 days
  • Advanced automatic measurements, power (Vpwm, VA, W, PF) and time (mAs, V/s, w/s)
  • IP-51 rated for dust and drip proof to withstand harsh environments
  • Isolated USB ports for memory devices and PC connectivity
  • Li-Ion battery for extended operating timespan: up to 7 hours (BP291 included standard)
  • Charge spare battery using optional external battery charger (EBC290)
  • Easy-access battery door to make it easy to swap batteries
  • A handy slot to tether and lock down the oscilloscope while unattended using a standard Kensington® lock


  • Two electrically isolated inputs
  • CAT III 1000 V / CAT IV 600 V safety rated
  • 500 MHz bandwidth model
  • 5 GS/s
  • Deep memory: 10,000 samples per channel waveform capture so you can zoom in on the details
  • Dedicated 5000 Count digital multimeter
  • Connect-and-View continuous auto-trigger, single shot, pulse width, and video triggering
  • ScopeRecord roll mode, capture waveform sample data for up to 48 hours
  • TrendPlot, trend measurement readings for up to 22 days
  • Advanced automatic measurements, power (Vpwm, VA, W, PF) and time (mAs, V/s, w/s)
  • IP-51 rated for dust and drip proof to withstand harsh environments
  • Isolated USB ports for memory devices and PC connectivity
  • Li-Ion battery for extended operating timespan
    • Up to 4 hours (BP290 included standard) or up to 8 hour with optional BP291
    • Charge spare battery using optional external battery charger EBC290
  • Easy-access battery door to make it easy to swap batteries
  • A handy slot to tether and lock down the oscilloscope while unattended using a standard Kensington® lock


  • Highly accurate, full-featured , easy-to-use single function RTD temperature calibrator
  • Measures and simulates 13 different RTD types and resistance
  • Measures 4 to 20 mA signals while simultaneously sourcing a temperature signal
  • Comes with a magnetic hanging tool designed in for convenient hands-free operation
  • Features configurable 0% and 100% source settings for quick 25% linearity checks