What’s the difference between 2 and 4 wire testing?

2 and 4 wire testing

This article offers an explanation of what 2-wire and 4-wire resistance testing is, and explains when each method would be the most appropriate technique. Written by Jo Bimson, Principal Systems Engineer at MK Test Systems. Introduction Most automatic harness test systems offer 2-wire or 4-wire resistance measurement capabilities.  Some systems also offer dual-wire measurements, offering…

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How to control MKAT Runner software using a remote device

The MKAT Runner software can be controlled with a remote device on the same network, via a web browser.  This quick guide shows you how to achieve this in just a few steps.  Article written by Chris de Vere Moss, Software Test Engineer at MK Test Systems. How to control MKAT Runner software using a…

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FAQ: What does ExLRT Record Mode do?

A. ExLRT Record Mode

ExLRT (part number XLR-9703-01) is the lightweight, intrinsically safe loop resistance tester approved by Boeing.  It now has ExLRT Record Mode which records measurements, eliminating the risk of human error caused by manual record-taking.  This article explains what that means and how operators and organisations can benefit from it. Record Mode is easily accessed within…

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BLRT and BLTU FAQs

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We’re growing this BLRT and BLTU FAQs article – it’s still very new and looking a bit bare! Please get in touch with us with your BLRT and BLTU questions and we can help make this article a useful source of information for the future. How do I login to the BLTU or BLTU4? Once…

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How EV testing requirements are changing as the market develops

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In a short space of time, the development of electric vehicles has been significant.  This article, written by MK Test Systems Sales Manager Graham Andrews, looks at how EV testing requirements are evolving as a result. The rapid changes in the EV market In a short space of time, the development of eVehicles has been…

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ExLRT FAQs

ExLRT FAQs

We’ve answered some of the most commonly asked ExLRT FAQs here.  If you can’t find an answer to your ExLRT query then please get in touch with us. What is the ExLRT? ExLRT is an intrinsically safe loop resistance tester (LRT).  It’s specified by The Boeing Company in their Aircraft Maintenance Manuals (AMM) and is…

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MKAT software FAQs

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  Most of the questions we’re asked are about our MKAT, our test management software.  To help answer these common questions more quickly, we’ve compiled this MKAT software FAQs article. I’m still using gen2 software – should I upgrade? We no longer support our gen2 software so recommend that all customers upgrade to gen3 MKAT. …

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Automeg FAQs

Automeg FAQs

We’ve compiled a list of common Automeg FAQs to help you use your test system more effectively.  We’ll be adding to this list over time, so it’s a live and growing resource. How fast is the Automeg test system – how quick will high voltage testing be? With high voltage testing (Insulation resistance and HiPot…

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DoD electrical testing applications

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The United States Department of Defense (DoD) requires wire harness testing on all aircraft.  This article gives an overview of DoD electrical testing applications where MK Test Systems can provide solutions.  Written by Steve Hill, Sales Account Manager and our US defense applications expert. Summary For over 35 years, Army weapon systems have relied on…

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LRT innovation – proof that progress is vital

A recent response to one of our LinkedIn posts has sparked the idea for this blog article. The post started a debate on the importance of innovation; something which is central to our business.   Here’s the post that sparked the debate.  It was promoting the benefits for aircraft maintenance facilities (MROs) to upgrade their…

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