6517B Electrometer/High Resistance Meter

The 5½-digit Model 6517B Electrometer/High Resistance Meter offers accuracy and sensitivity specifications unmatched by any other meter of this type.

  In our effort to bring our customers the highest level of precision measurement capabilities, Fluke Calibration is proud to offer these precision metrology grade products from Keithley Instruments. Renowned as a leader in low-level precision electrical measurements, these selected Keithley products present an opportunity to help you further reduce uncertainties in your lab. The 5½-digit Model 6517B Electrometer/High Resistance Meter offers accuracy and sensitivity specifications unmatched by any other meter of this type. It also offers a variety of features that simplifies measuring high resistances and the resistivity of insulating materials. With reading rates of up to 425 readings/ second, the Model 6517B is also significantly faster than competitive electrometers, so it offers a quick, easy way to measure low-level currents.

  • Measures resistances to 1016 Ω
  • 1 fA – 20 mA current measurement range
  • <20 µV burden voltage on lowest current ranges
  • 200 TΩ input impedance
  • <3 fA bias current
  • Up to 425 rdgs/s
  • 0.75 fA p-p noise
  • Built-in ±1 kV voltage source
  • Unique voltage reversal method for high resistance measurements

 

 

 

 

Summary specifications

Display VFD
Digit Resolution 5.5 digits
V DC Ranges: 2V to 200V
Min. resolution: 10 mvolts
Best accuracy: 0.025 % rdg + 3 counts
Input resistance: >200T Ohms in parallel with 20 pf
Amps Ranges: 20 pA to 20 mA
Min. resolution: 100 aA
Best accuracy: 0.1 % of rdg + 5 counts
Input voltage burden < 20 µVolts to < 5 mV
Input bias current <3 fA
Input bias current noise <750 micro amps p-p
Ohms (Normal Method) Ranges: 2 M Ohms to 200 T Ohms
Min. resolution: 10 Ohms
Best accuracy: 0.125% of rdg + 1 count
Auto voltage source 40 V, 400 V
Coulombs Ranges: 100V, 1000V
Min. resolution: 5 mV, 50mV
Best accuracy: 0.4% of rdg + 5 counts
Voltage Source Ranges: 100V, 1000V
Min. resolution: 5 mV, 50mV
Best accuracy: 0.15% setting + 10mV offset
Thermocouple Type: K
Range: -25 degrees C to 150 degrees C
Accuracy 0.3% of rdg+ 1.5 degrees C
Humidity Range: 0 to 100 %
Accuracy 0.3% of rdg + 0.3 % RH
2V Analog Output 2 V for full range input
Reading Storage 50,000
Calibration Documentation Traceable calibration report included (no data); Z540.1 or 17025 accredited report optional
Remote interface GPIB (IEEE-488.2) and RS-232C SCPI (Standard Commands for Programmable Instruments)
*For additional detail of above summary specifications see product data sheet.

 

Model Name

Description

6517B Electrometer/High Resistance Meter

Accessories common to all models:

Accessory

Description

237-ALG-2 Low-Noise Triax Input Cable
8607 1 kV Source Banana Test Cables
6517-TP Thermocouple Bead Probe
CS-1305 Interlock Connector
7078-TRX-3 Low-Noise Triax Cable
7078-TRX-10 Low-Noise Triax Cable
7078-TRX-20 Low-Noise Triax Cable
6517-RH Humidity Probe
8009 Resistivity Test Chamber
4288-1 Single, Fixed Rack Mount Kit
4288-2 Dual, Fixed Rack Mount Kit
 

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