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Fluke 19xC-2x5C
ScopeMeter
Software version 8.00 onwards
Users Manual
4822 872 30805
July 2008, Rev. 1, 09/2009
© 2008, 2009 Fluke Corporation. All rights reserved.
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  • Page 1 Fluke 19xC-2x5C ScopeMeter Software version 8.00 onwards Users Manual 4822 872 30805 July 2008, Rev. 1, 09/2009 © 2008, 2009 Fluke Corporation. All rights reserved. All product names are trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Page 3 Fluke's warranty obligation is limited, at Fluke's option, to refund of the purchase price, free of charge repair, or replacement of a defective product which is returned to a Fluke authorized service center within the warranty period.
  • Page 4: Service Centers

    SERVICE CENTERS To locate an authorized service center, visit us on the World Wide Web: http://www.fluke.com or call Fluke using any of the phone numbers listed below: +1-888-993-5853 in U.S.A. and Canada +31-40-2675200 in Europe +1-425-446-5500 from other countries...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter Title Page Unpacking the Test Tool Kit..................0-2 Safety Information: Read First ..................0-4 Using The Scope....................... 1-7 Powering the Test Tool ....................1-7 Resetting the Test Tool....................1-8 Navigating a Menu ...................... 1-9 Hiding Key Labels and Menus ..................1-10 Input Connections .......................
  • Page 6 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Using The Multimeter ....................2-27 Making Meter Connections ..................2-27 Making Multimeter Measurements................2-28 Freezing the Readings....................2-31 Selecting Auto/Manual Ranges................... 2-31 Making Relative Measurements.................. 2-32 Using The Recorder Functions ................3-33 Opening the Recorder Main Menu................3-33 Plotting Measurements Over Time (TrendPlot™) ............
  • Page 7 Contents (continued) Using The Bushealth Function ................6-65 Bushealth Function Availability ................... 6-65 Introduction ......................... 6-65 Performing Bushealth Measurements................. 6-66 Reading the Screen ....................6-68 Input Connections and Tested Signals ............... 6-70 Viewing the Bus Waveform Screen................6-80 Setting the Test Limits ....................6-81 Saving and Recalling Test Limits ................
  • Page 8 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Cleaning the Test Tool....................9-101 Storing the Test Tool ....................9-101 Charging the Batteries ....................9-102 Extending Battery Operation Time................9-103 Replacing the NiMH Battery Pack BP190 ..............9-104 Calibrating the Voltage Probes ................... 9-104 Displaying Calibration Information ................9-106 Parts and Accessories ....................
  • Page 9 Contents (continued) Bushealth Measurements ..................A-1...
  • Page 11 Unpacking the Test Tool Kit Sample tests Declaration of Conformity Standards used: Fluke 192C - 196C - 199C – 215C – 225C EN 61010.1 : 2001 Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment for ® ScopeMeter test tools Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use...
  • Page 12: Unpacking The Test Tool Kit

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Unpacking the Test Tool Kit Note When new, the rechargeable NiMH battery is not The following items are included in your test tool kit: fully charged. See Chapter 9. S-version (2x) (2x) (2x) (2x) (2x) (2x) Fluke 215C/225C Figure 1.
  • Page 13 Shipment box (basic version only) b) Hook Clip for Probe Tip (red) c) Ground Lead with Mini Alligator Clip (black) Fluke 19xC and 2x5C -S versions include also the d) Ground Spring for Probe Tip (black) following items: e) Insulation Sleeve (red)
  • Page 14: Safety Information: Read First

    Safety Information: Read First Warning To avoid electrical shock or fire: Carefully read the following safety information before using • Use only the Fluke power supply, Model the test tool. BC190 (Battery Charger / Power Adapter). Specific warning and caution statements, where they •...
  • Page 15 CAT II environment. and adapters supplied with the test tool, or • Do not apply input voltages above the rating of indicated by Fluke as suitable for the Fluke the instrument. Use caution when using 1:1 19xC – 2x5C ScopeMeter series.
  • Page 16 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual If Safety Features are Impaired The terms ‘Isolated’ or ‘Electrically floating’ are used in this manual to indicate a measurement in which the test tool Use of the test tool in a manner not specified may input BNC or banana jack is connected to a voltage impair the protection provided by the equipment.
  • Page 17: Using The Scope

    Chapter 1 Using The Scope About this Chapter This chapter provides a step-by-step introduction to the scope functions of the test tool. The introduction does not cover all of the capabilities of the scope functions but gives basic examples to show how to use the menus and perform basic operations.
  • Page 18: Resetting The Test Tool

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Resetting the Test Tool If you want to reset the test tool to the factory settings, do the following: Turn the test tool off. Press and hold the USER key. Press and release. The test tool turns on, and you should hear a double beep, Figure 3.
  • Page 19: Navigating A Menu

    Using The Scope Navigating a Menu Navigating a Menu The following example shows how to use the test tool's menus to select a function. Subsequently follow steps 1 through 4 to open the scope menu and to choose an item. Press the key to display SCOPE...
  • Page 20: Hiding Key Labels And Menus

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Hiding Key Labels and Menus Input Connections You can hide a menu or key label at any time: Look at the top of the test tool. The test tool has four signal inputs: two safety BNC jack inputs (red input A and...
  • Page 21: Making Scope Connections

    Using The Scope Making Scope Connections Making Scope Connections To make dual input scope measurements, connect the red voltage probe to input A, and the gray voltage probe to input B. Connect the short ground leads of each voltage probe to its own reference potential. (See Figure 6.) Note To maximally benefit from having independently Figure 6.
  • Page 22: Displaying An Unknown Signal With Connect-And-View

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Displaying an Unknown Signal with Connect-and-View™ The Connect-and-View feature lets the test tool display complex, unknown signals automatically. This function optimizes the position, range, time base, and triggering and assures a stable display of virtually any waveform. If the signal changes, the setup is automatically adjusted to maintain the best display result.
  • Page 23: Making Automatic Scope Measurements

    Using The Scope Making Automatic Scope Measurements Making Automatic Scope Measurements Observe that the top left of the screen displays the Hz measurement. (See Figure 8.) The test tool offers a wide range of automatic scope To choose also a Peak-Peak measurement for Input B as measurements.
  • Page 24: Freezing The Screen

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Figure 8 shows an example of the screen. Note that the Freezing the Screen Peak-Peak reading for input B appears next to the input A You can freeze the screen (all readings and waveforms) at frequency reading at the top of the screen.
  • Page 25: Using Average, Persistence And Glitch Capture

    Using The Scope Using Average, Persistence and Glitch Capture Using Average, Persistence and Glitch Select Average 64.This averages Capture the outcomes of 64 acquisitions. Using Average for Smoothing Waveforms Exit the menu. To smooth the waveform, do the following: You can use the average functions to suppress random or Display the key labels.
  • Page 26 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Using Persistence to Display Waveforms Select Dot-join: On or Off to You can use Persistence to observe dynamic signals. choose your personal preference for the waveform representation. Display the key labels. SCOPE Open the Waveform Options menu.
  • Page 27 Using The Scope Using Average, Persistence and Glitch Capture Displaying Glitches Suppressing High Frequency Noise To capture glitches on a waveform, do the following: Switching Glitch Detect to Off will suppress the high frequency noise on a waveform. Averaging will suppress Display the key labels.
  • Page 28: Acquiring Waveforms

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Reversing the Polarity of the Displayed Acquiring Waveforms Waveform Selecting AC-Coupling To invert the input A waveform, do the following: After a reset, the test tool is dc-coupled so that ac and dc voltages appear on the screen.
  • Page 29 Using The Scope Acquiring Waveforms Variable Input Sensitivity Open the Input A Options... menu. The variable input sensitivity allows you to adjust the input A sensitivity continuously, for example to set the amplitude of a reference signal to exactly 6 divisions. The input sensitivity of a range can be increased up to 2.5 times, for example between 10 mV/div and 4 mV/div in the Select and accept Variable.
  • Page 30 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual ± Working with Noisy Waveforms Using Mathematics Functions A B, AxB, A vs B To suppress high frequency noise on waveforms, you can When adding (A+B), subtracting (A-B), or multiplying (A*B) limit the working bandwidth to 10 kHz or 20 MHz. This the input A and input B waveform, the test tool will display function smoothes the displayed waveform.
  • Page 31 Using The Scope Acquiring Waveforms Using Mathematics Function Spectrum (FFT) Jump to Waveform: and Select Mathematics... to open the The Spectrum function shows the spectral content of the Mathematics menu. input A or input B waveform. It performs an FFT to transform the amplitude waveform from the time domain into the frequency domain.
  • Page 32 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Jump to Waveform: and select Perform a spectrum analysis on Mathematics... to open the trace A, or trace B. Mathematics menu. Set the vertical amplitude scale to linear or logarithmic. The horizontal frequency scale is always logarithmic.
  • Page 33 Using The Scope Acquiring Waveforms Comparing Waveforms Select On to display the reference waveform. This can be: You can display a fixed reference waveform with the - the last used reference waveform actual waveform for comparison. (if not available no reference To create a reference waveform and to display it with the waveform will be shown).
  • Page 34: Pass - Fail Testing

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Pass - Fail Testing Store the momentary waveform and display it permanently for You can use a reference waveform as a test template for reference. The display also shows the actual waveform. If at least one sample of a waveform the actual waveform.
  • Page 35: Analyzing Waveforms

    Using The Scope Analyzing Waveforms Analyzing Waveforms You can use the analysis functions CURSOR ZOOM to perform detailed waveform analysis. These REPLAY functions are described in Chapter 4: “Using Cursors, Zoom and Replay”.
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  • Page 37: Using The Multimeter

    Chapter 2 Using The Multimeter About this Chapter This chapter provides a step-by-step introduction to the multimeter functions of the test tool (hereafter called “meter”). The introduction gives basic examples to show how to use the menus and perform basic operations. Making Meter Connections Figure 12.
  • Page 38: Making Multimeter Measurements

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Making Multimeter Measurements The resistor value is displayed in ohms. Observe also that the bargraph is displayed. (See Figure 13.) The screen displays the numeric readings of the measurements on the meter input. Measuring Resistance Values...
  • Page 39 Using The Multimeter Making Multimeter Measurements Making a Current Measurement You can measure current in both Scope mode and Meter mode. Scope mode has the advantage of two waveforms being displayed while you perform measurements. Meter mode has the advantage of high measurement resolution.
  • Page 40 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Observe the sensitivity of the current probe. Highlight the corresponding sensitivity in the menu, e.g. 10 mV/A. Accept the current measurement. Now, you will see a screen like in Figure 15 Figure 15. Ampere Measurement Readings...
  • Page 41: Freezing The Readings

    Using The Multimeter Freezing the Readings Freezing the Readings Selecting Auto/Manual Ranges You can freeze the displayed readings at any time. To activate manual ranging, do the following during any Meter measurement: Freeze the screen. appears HOLD at the top right of the reading Activate manual ranging.
  • Page 42: Making Relative Measurements

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Making Relative Measurements Observe that the main reading is displayed as variations from the reference value. The actual reading with its A relative measurement displays the present bargraph is displayed beneath these readings. (See Figure measurement result relative to a defined reference value.
  • Page 43: Using The Recorder Functions

    Chapter 3 Using The Recorder Functions About this Chapter This chapter provides a step-by-step introduction to the recorder functions of the test tool. The introduction gives examples to show how to use the menus and perform basic operations. Opening the Recorder Main Menu First choose a measurement in scope or meter mode.
  • Page 44: Plotting Measurements Over Time (Trendplot™)

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Starting a TrendPlot Function Plotting Measurements Over Time (TrendPlot™) To start plotting a graph of the reading over time, do the following: Use the TrendPlot function to plot a graph of Scope or Meter measurements as function of time.
  • Page 45 Using The Recorder Functions Plotting Measurements Over Time (TrendPlot™) Displaying Recorded Data When in normal view ( ), only the twelve most NORMAL recently recorded divisions are displayed on screen. All previous recordings are stored in memory. shows all data in memory: VIEW ALL Display an overview of the full waveform.
  • Page 46 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Changing the Recorder Options Turning Off the TrendPlot Display At the right bottom of the display you can choose to Exit the recorder function. display the time elapsed from start and the actual time of the day.
  • Page 47: Recording Scope Waveforms In Deep Memory (Scope Record)

    Using The Recorder Functions Recording Scope Waveforms In Deep Memory (Scope Record) Recording Scope Waveforms In Deep Memory (Scope Record) function is a roll mode that logs one or SCOPE RECORD two long waveforms. This function can be used to monitor waveforms like motion control signals or the power-on event of an Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS).
  • Page 48 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Displaying Recorded Data Using Scope Record in Single Sweep Mode In Normal view, the samples that roll off the screen are Use the recorder Single Sweep function to automatically stored in deep memory. When the memory is full, stop recording when the deep memory is full.
  • Page 49 Using The Recorder Functions Recording Scope Waveforms In Deep Memory (Scope Record) Using External Triggering to Start or Stop Scope Record To record an electrical event that causes a fault, it might be useful to start or stop recording on an external trigger signal: Start on trigger to start recording;...
  • Page 50: Analyzing A Trendplot Or Scope Record

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Select one of the Conditions: and jump to Slope:. Select the desired trigger slope, and jump to Level: Select the 0.12V or 1.2 V trigger level and accept all recorder options. During recording samples are continuously saved in deep memory.
  • Page 51: Using Replay, Zoom And Cursors

    Chapter 4 Using Replay, Zoom and Cursors About this Chapter Replaying the 100 Most Recent Scope Screens This chapter covers the capabilities of the analysis functions Cursor, Zoom, and Replay. These functions When you are in scope mode, the test tool automatically can be used with one or more of the primary functions stores the 100 most recent screens.
  • Page 52 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Replaying Step-by-Step To step through the last scope screens, do the following: From scope mode, open the menu. REPLAY Observe that the trace is frozen and that appears at the REPLAY top of the screen (see Figure 22).
  • Page 53 Using Replay, Zoom and Cursors Replaying the 100 Most Recent Scope Screens Replaying Continuously Turning Off the Replay Function You can also replay the stored screens continuously, like Turn off REPLAY playing a video tape. To replay continuously, do the following: Capturing 100 Intermittents Automatically From Scope mode, open the When you use the test tool in triggered mode, 100...
  • Page 54: Zooming In On A Waveform

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Zooming in on a Waveform To obtain a more detailed view of a waveform, you can zoom in on a waveform using the function. ZOOM To zoom in on a waveform, do the following: Display the key labels.
  • Page 55 Using Replay, Zoom and Cursors Zooming in on a Waveform Displaying the Zoomed Waveform Turning Off the Zoom Function feature is useful when you quickly need to VIEW ALL Turn off the function. ZOOM see the complete waveform and then return to the zoomed part.
  • Page 56: Making Cursor Measurements

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Making Cursor Measurements Note Even when the key labels are not displayed at the Cursors allow you to make precise digital measurements bottom of the screen, you still can use the arrow on waveforms. This can be done on live waveforms, keys.
  • Page 57 Using Replay, Zoom and Cursors Making Cursor Measurements Using Vertical Cursors on a Waveform To use the cursors for a time measurement, or for an RMS measurement of the trace section between the cursors (C versions), do the following: From scope mode, display the cursor key labels.
  • Page 58 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Using Cursors on a A+B, A-B or A*B Waveform Using Cursors on Spectrum Measurements Cursor measurements on a A*B waveform give a reading To do a cursor measurent on a spectrum, do the following: in Watts if input A measures (milli)Volts and input B From Spectrum measurement measures (milli)Amperes.
  • Page 59 Using Replay, Zoom and Cursors Making Cursor Measurements Making Rise Time Measurements Move the lower cursor to 0% of the trace height. A marker is To measure rise time, do the following: shown at 10%. From scope mode, display the The reading shows the risetime from 10%-90% of the cursor key labels.
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  • Page 61: Triggering On Waveforms

    Chapter 5 Triggering on Waveforms • If the signal is unstable or has a very low frequency, About this Chapter you can control the trigger level, slope, and trigger delay for a better view of the signal. (See next This chapter provides an introduction to the trigger section.) functions of the test tool.
  • Page 62: Setting Trigger Level And Slope

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Setting Trigger Level and Slope Enable the arrow keys for manual trigger level adjustment. The Connect-and-View™ function enables hands-off triggering to display complex unknown signals. When your test tool is in manual range, do the following: Perform an auto set.
  • Page 63: Using Trigger Delay Or Pre-Trigger

    Triggering on Waveforms Using Trigger Delay or Pre-trigger Using Trigger Delay or Pre-trigger You can begin to display the waveform some time before or after the trigger point has been detected. Initially, you have 2 divisions of pre-trigger view (negative delay). To set the trigger delay, do the following: Hold down to adjust the trigger delay.
  • Page 64: Automatic Trigger Options

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Automatic Trigger Options If the frequency range of the automatic triggering is set to > 15 Hz, the Connect-and-View™ function responds more In the trigger menu, settings for automatic triggering can quickly. The response is quicker because the test tool is be changed as follows.
  • Page 65: Triggering On Edges

    Triggering on Waveforms Triggering on Edges When On Trigger is selected, the test tool needs a trigger Triggering on Edges to display a waveform. Use this mode if you want to If the signal is instable or has a very low frequency, use update the screen only when valid triggers occur.
  • Page 66 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Triggering on Noisy Waveforms The word appears at the top of the screen WAITING indicating that the test tool is waiting for a trigger. As soon To reduce jitter on the screen when triggering on noisy as the test tool receives a trigger, the waveform is waveforms, you can use a noise rejection filter.
  • Page 67 Triggering on Waveforms Triggering on Edges N-Cycle Triggering Set the number of cycles N N-Cycle triggering enables you to create a stable picture of for example n-cycle burst waveforms. Adjust the trigger level Each next trigger is generated after the waveform has Traces with N-Cycle triggering (N=2) and without N-Cycle crossed the trigger level N times in the direction that triggering are shown in Figure 30.
  • Page 68: Triggering On External Waveforms

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Triggering on External Waveforms Use external triggering when you want to display waveforms on inputs A and B while triggering on a third signal. You can choose external triggering with automatic triggering or with edge triggering.
  • Page 69: Triggering On Video Signals

    Triggering on Waveforms Triggering on Video Signals Triggering on Video Signals To trigger on a video signal, first select the standard of the video signal you are going to measure: Apply a video signal to the red input A. Display the key labels.
  • Page 70 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Triggering on Video Frames Triggering on Video Lines Use FIELD 1 or FIELD 2 to trigger either on the first half of Use ALL LINES to trigger on all line synchronization the frame (odd) or on the second half of the frame pulses (horizontal synchronization).
  • Page 71: Triggering On Pulses

    Triggering on Waveforms Triggering on Pulses Triggering on Pulses Select Pulse Width on A... to Use pulse width triggering to isolate and display specific open the Trigger on Pulse Width pulses that you can qualify by time, such as glitches, menu.
  • Page 72 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual To set the pulse width to 5 ms, do the following: Enable the arrow keys to adjust the pulse width. Select 5 ms. All narrow positive pulses shorter than 5 ms are now displayed on the screen. (See Figure 33.) The test tool stores all triggered screens in the replay memory.
  • Page 73 Triggering on Waveforms Triggering on Pulses Finding Missing Pulses Select the positive pulse icon to trigger on the gap between the The next example covers finding missing pulses in a train positive pulses, then jump to of positive pulses. In this example it is assumed that the Condition.
  • Page 74 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual To set the pulse width to 150 ms, continue as follows: Enable the arrow keys to adjust the pulse width. Select 150 ms. Figure 34. Triggering on Missing Pulses...
  • Page 75: Using The Bushealth Function

    • Bit width – baud rate The Bushealth function is available in the models • Rise and fall time Fluke 215C and Fluke 225C. • Distortion Moreover the test tool can show the bus signal waveform in the Eye-pattern mode, see Figure 46.
  • Page 76: Performing Bushealth Measurements

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual The bushealth measurement is based upon the test tool Performing Bushealth Measurements Scope mode. The test tool selects settings that are optimized to the signal characteristics of the selected bus Caution type. It operates in full automatic (ranging and triggering) Fieldbuses often are controlling delicate mode.
  • Page 77 Using The Bushealth Function Performing Bushealth Measurements Starting and Stopping Measuring Accept your choice. Measuring starts immediately after you selected a bus For bus types followed by 3 dots type. The test tool now continuously monitors the bus … a new menu will open: signal and shows the signal properties.
  • Page 78: Reading The Screen

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Reading the Screen The bus test screen (see the example Figure 35 ) shows the status of the various signal properties. Information is represented in five columns: signal property that is being tested, for example V-Level Bias. See page 70 for a description of the tested signal properties for each bus.
  • Page 79 Using The Bushealth Function Reading the Screen Table 1. Bus Test Screen Indicators Figure 36 shows the bus health indicator boundaries. : bus activity indicators. WEAK GOOD WEAK Bus activity indicator 1: (filled) voltage measured 10 % 80 % 10 % (open) no voltage measured Figure 36.
  • Page 80: Input Connections And Tested Signals

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Table 2. F1...F4 Key Functions Input Connections and Tested Signals This section provides a short description of the required Select the Limit Setup function, see page bus connection and the measured signal properties. See Appendix A for detailed information.
  • Page 81 Using The Bushealth Function Input Connections and Tested Signals AS-i Bus Table 3. AS-i Bus Tested Signal Properties Default probe setting 10:1. Use the Fluke 10:1 probe. Signal Description V-Level Bias Bias voltage Connect the red probe to test tool input A...
  • Page 82 OBD2 DB-9 CAN Bus CAN-H 6 / 3 CAN-L Default probe setting 10:1. Use the Fluke 10:1 probes. 14/11 CAN-GND 5 / 5 Connect the red probe to the test tool input A, connect the grey probe to input B.
  • Page 83 Using The Bushealth Function Input Connections and Tested Signals RS-232 Bus & Modbus IEA-232/RS-232 Table 5. RS-232 Bus Tested Signal Properties Default probe setting 10:1. Use the Fluke 10:1 probe. Signal Description V-Level High High level voltage Connect the red probe to the test tool input A.
  • Page 84 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual RS-485 Bus & MOD Bus IEA-485/RS-485 Table 6. RS-485 Bus Tested Signal Properties Default probe setting 10:1. Use the Fluke 10:1 probes. Signal Description Connect the red probe to the test tool input A V-Offset High level voltage and the grey probe to input B.
  • Page 85 Using The Bushealth Function Input Connections and Tested Signals Foundation H1 Bus Table 7. Foundation H1 Bus Tested Signal Properties Default probe setting 10:1. Use the Fluke 10:1 probe. Signal Description V-Level Bias Bias voltage level Connect the red probe to test tool input A...
  • Page 86 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Profibus PA/31.25 kBit/s Table 8. Profibus PA Tested Signal Properties Default probe setting 10:1. Use the Fluke 10:1 probe. Signal Description V-Level Bias Bias voltage level Connect the red probe to test tool input A V-Level...
  • Page 87 Using The Bushealth Function Input Connections and Tested Signals Profibus DP/RS-485 Table 9. Profibus DP Tested Signal Properties Default probe setting 10:1. Use the Fluke 10:1 probes. Signal Description Connect the red probe to the test tool input A V-Offset V offset and the grey probe to input B.
  • Page 88 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Ethernet Coax/10Base2 Table 10. Ethernet Coax Bus Tested Signal Properties Default probe setting 1:1. Use the Fluke 1:1 probes. Signal Description V-Level High Voltage level high Connect a male BNC to dual female BNC adapter (Fluke PM9093) to input A.
  • Page 89 Using The Bushealth Function Input Connections and Tested Signals Ethernet Twisted Pair/10BaseT/100BaseT Table 11. Ethernet Twisted Pair Tested Signal Properties Default probe setting 10:1. Use the Fluke 10:1 probe. Signal Description Connect the red probe to test tool input A V-Level...
  • Page 90: Viewing The Bus Waveform Screen

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Viewing the Bus Waveform Screen Exit the Bushealth mode and enter the Scope/Meter mode. To view the waveform eye pattern of the bus voltage, do the following: In the main screen select eye pattern mode. You will see a screen like Figure 46.
  • Page 91: Setting The Test Limits

    Using The Bushealth Function Setting the Test Limits When saving a screen the most recently Select the signal property for acquired waveform will be stored. Persistence which you want to set the limit. waveforms will not be stored. Select the level to be adjusted: LOW (low level), HIGH (high Setting the Test Limits level) or WARNING ! (warning...
  • Page 92: Saving And Recalling Test Limits

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Note Saving and Recalling Test Limits Changed limits will persist until: You can save a screen, plus the test setup with (adjusted) test limits, plus the most recent eye pattern trace as a new - you change them again, dataset.
  • Page 93: Using Memory, Pc And Printer

    Chapter 7 Using Memory PC and Printer About this Chapter Saving and Recalling This chapter provides a step-by-step introduction to the You can: general functions of the test tool that can be used in the • Save screens and setups to memory, and recall them three main modes: Scope, Meter, or Recorder.
  • Page 94 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Saving Screens with Associated Setups Open the Edit Name menu. This menu enables you to name the To save for example a screen+setup in Scope mode, do saved screen+setup (Save as: ) the following: Display the key labels.
  • Page 95 Using Memory, PC and Printer Saving and Recalling Mode Memory locations Select another character. 15x ‘screen+setup’ 2x ‘record+setup’ Repeat 5 and 6 until done. METER setup+1screen SCOPE setup+1screen setup+100 replay screens Save the actual screen. SCOPE REC setup setup+record data TRENDPLOT setup setup+trendplot data...
  • Page 96 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Recalling Screens with Associated Setups Recalling a Setup Configuration To recall a screen+setup, do the following: To recall a setup configuration, do the following: Display the key labels. Display the key labels. SAVE PRINT SAVE PRINT Open the Recall menu.
  • Page 97 Using Memory, PC and Printer Saving and Recalling Viewing Stored Screens Renaming Stored Screens To scroll through the memories while looking at the stored To modify the name of stored screens, do the following: screens, do the following: Display the key labels.
  • Page 98: Documenting Screens

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Documenting Screens Note For information about installing and using the ® With the FlukeView software you can upload waveform FlukeView ScopeMeter software, see the data and screen bitmaps to your PC or notebook computer SW90W Users Manual.
  • Page 99 Using Memory, PC and Printer Documenting Screens Setting up the Printing Configuration This example demonstrates how to set up the test tool for printing on a postscript printer with a 9600 baud rate: Display the USER OPTIONS labels. Open the User Options menu. Figure 49.
  • Page 100 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Whenever possible, choose the option Postscript when printing screens. This option gives the best printing results. Consult the manual that came with your printer to find out whether it has Postscript printing possibilities. To connect the SII (Seiko Instruments Inc.) DPU-414 thermal printer you must use the printer adapter cable PAC91.
  • Page 101: Tips

    Chapter 8 Tips About this Chapter Using the Standard Accessories This chapter gives you information and tips on how you The following illustrations show the use of the standard can make the best use of the test tool. accessories such as voltage probes, test leads, and the various clips.
  • Page 102 Fluke 19xC-2x5 Users Manual Figure 51. HF Voltage Probe Connection Using Ground Spring Figure 52. Electronic Connections for Scope Measurements Using Hook Clips and Alligator Clip Grounding Warning To avoid electrical shock or fire, do not connect the ground spring to voltages higher than 30 Vrms from earth ground.
  • Page 103: Using The Independently Floating Isolated Inputs

    Tips Using the Independently Floating Isolated Inputs • Using the Independently Floating Additional safety. Since the commons are not directly connected, the chance of causing short circuit when Isolated Inputs measuring multiple signals is greatly reduced. You can use the independently floating isolated inputs to •...
  • Page 104 Fluke 19xC-2x5 Users Manual ANALOG INPUT DIGITAL CONTROLLER DIGITAL GROUND ANALOG GROUND Figure 56. Correct connection of reference leads Figure 54. Parasitic capacitance between probes, instrument and environment ANALOG INPUT DIGITAL CONTROLLER DC BUS MOTION/MOTOR CONTROLLER DIGITAL GROUND ANALOG GROUND...
  • Page 105: Using The Tilt Stand

    Tips Using the Tilt Stand Using the Tilt Stand Resetting the Test Tool The test tool is equipped with a tilt stand, allowing viewing If you want to reset the test tool to the factory settings, do from an angle while placed on a table. From this position the following: you can access the OPTICAL PORT at the side of the test Turn the test tool off.
  • Page 106: Changing The Information Language

    Fluke 19xC-2x5 Users Manual Changing the Information Language Adjusting the Contrast and Brightness During operation of the test tool, messages may appear at To adjust the contrast and backlight brightness, do the the bottom of the screen. You can select the language in following: which these messages are displayed.
  • Page 107: Changing The Display Color

    Tips Changing the Display Color Changing the Display Color Changing Date and Time To set the display to color or Black and White, do the The test tool has a date and time clock. For example, to following: change the date to 19 April, 2002, do the following: Display the key labels.
  • Page 108: Saving Battery Life

    Fluke 19xC-2x5 Users Manual Setting the Power Down Timer Choose 19, jump to Format. Initially the power shutdown time is 30 minutes. You can set the power shutdown time to 5 minutes as following: Choose , accept the new Display the key labels.
  • Page 109: Changing The Auto Set Options

    Tips Changing the Auto Set Options Changing the Auto Set Options Select Signal > 1 Hz, then jump to Coupling. With the next procedure you can choose how auto set behaves when you press the (auto set) key. AUTO With the coupling option you can choose how auto set Display the key labels.
  • Page 110 Fluke 19xC-2x5 Users Manual...
  • Page 111: Maintaining The Test Tool

    These may disassembly, repair, and calibration information, see the damage the text on the test tool. Service Manual. (www.fluke.com) Storing the Test Tool If you are storing the test tool for an extended period of time, charge the NiMH (Nickel-Metal Hydride) batteries before storing.
  • Page 112: Charging The Batteries

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Charging the Batteries At delivery, the NiMH batteries may be empty and must be charged for 4 hours (with the test tool turned off) to reach full charge. When fully charged, the batteries provide 4 hours of use.
  • Page 113: Extending Battery Operation Time

    Maintaining the Test Tool Extending Battery Operation Time Extending Battery Operation Time To refresh the battery, make sure that the test tool is line powered and proceed as follows: Typically, NiMH batteries always meet the specified Display the key labels. operating time.
  • Page 114: Replacing The Nimh Battery Pack Bp190

    Usually it should not be necessary to replace the battery pack. However, if replacement is needed, this should be done by qualified personnel only. Contact your nearest Fluke center for more information. Calibrating the Voltage Probes TL75 To meet full user specifications, you need to adjust the red and gray voltage probes for optimal response.
  • Page 115 Maintaining the Test Tool Calibrating the Voltage Probes Repeat steps 2 and 3 and proceed as follows: The test tool automatically calibrates itself to the probe. During calibration you should not touch the probe. A Select Probe Cal with the arrow message indicates when the DC calibration has completed keys, then accept.
  • Page 116: Displaying Calibration Information

    The screen gives you information about the model number with software version, the calibration number with latest calibration date, and the latest battery refresh date. Return. Recalibration must be carried out by qualified personnel. Contact your local Fluke representative for recalibration.
  • Page 117: Replacement Parts

    For other countries, a line plug adapter complying with the applicable National Requirements must be used. VPS210-R Voltage Probe Set (Red), designed for use with the Fluke ScopeMeter 19xC-2x5C series test tool. The set includes the following items (not available separately): •...
  • Page 118 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Item Ordering Code VPS210-G Voltage Probe Set (Gray), designed for use with the Fluke ScopeMeter 19xC-2x5C series test tool. The set includes the following items (not available separately): • 10:1 Voltage Probe (gray) • 4-mm Test Probe for Probe Tip (gray) •...
  • Page 119 Maintaining the Test Tool Parts and Accessories Item Ordering Code Accessory Set (Gray) AS200-G The set includes the following items (not available separately): • Industrial Alligator for Probe Tip (gray) • 2-mm Test Probe for Probe Tip (gray) • Industrial Alligator for Banana Jack (gray) •...
  • Page 120: Optional Accessories

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Optional Accessories Item Ordering Code Software & Cable Carrying Case Kit SCC190 Set contains the following parts: Optically Isolated USB Adapter/Cable OC4USB Hard Carrying Case C190 ® ® ® FlukeView ScopeMeter Software for Windows SW90W Optically Isolated USB Adapter/Cable...
  • Page 121: Troubleshooting

    Maintaining the Test Tool Troubleshooting Troubleshooting The Operation Time Of Fully Charged Batteries The Test Tool Does Not Start Up Is Too Short • The batteries may be completely empty. In this case • The batteries may be in poor condition. Refresh the the test tool will not start up, even if it is powered by batteries to optimize the condition of the batteries the battery charger.
  • Page 122 Make sure that the correct COM port has been selected in FlukeView. If not, change the COM port setting or connect the interface cable to another COM port. Battery Operated Fluke Accessories Do Not Function • When using battery operated Fluke accessories, always first check the battery condition of the accessory with a Fluke multimeter.
  • Page 123: Specifications

    The test tool has been designed and tested in accordance Performance Characteristics with Standards ANSI/ISA S82.01-1994, FLUKE guarantees the properties expressed in numerical EN/IEC 61010.1:2001 , CAN/CSA-C22.2 No.61010-1-04 values with the stated tolerance. Specified non-tolerance (including approval), UL61010B-1 (including approval)
  • Page 124: Dual Input Oscilloscope

    (1:1) ..........300 V CAT III (For detailed specifications, see “Safety”) Bandwidth, DC Coupled FLUKE 199C, 225C ......200 MHz (-3 dB) Vertical Accuracy ......±(1.5 % + 0.04 range/div) FLUKE 196C, 215C ......100 MHz (-3 dB) 2 mV/div: ..±(2.5 % + 0.08 range/div) FLUKE 192C..........60 MHz (-3 dB)
  • Page 125 5 μs to 120 s/div..displays glitches as fast as 50 ns 200 MHz (FLUKE 199C, 225C) .......1 division 250 MHz (FLUKE 199C, 225C) ..... 2 divisions Waveform Display....A, B, A+B, A-B, A*B, A vs B 100 MHz (FLUKE 196C, 215C) .......1 division Normal, Average (2,4,8,64 x), Persistence 150 MHz (FLUKE 196C, 215C) .....
  • Page 126: Automatic Scope Measurements

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Pulse Width Trigger Automatic Scope Measurements The accuracy of all readings is within ± (% of reading + Screen Update......On Trigger, Single Shot number of counts) from 18 °C to 28 °C. Add 0.1x (specific Trigger Conditions ... <T, >T, =T (±10 %), ≠T(±10 %) accuracy) for each °C below 18 °C or above 28 °C.
  • Page 127 Specifications Automatic Scope Measurements AC Voltage (VAC) All accuracies are valid if: • The waveform amplitude is larger than one division Maximum Voltage • At least 1.5 waveform period is on the screen with 10:1 probe........... 1000 V AC+DC Voltage (True RMS) direct (1:1)............
  • Page 128 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Amperes (AMP) Frequency (Hz) Range ........1.000 Hz to full bandwidth With Optional Current Probe or Current Shunt Full Scale Reading ........9 999 counts Ranges ......same as VDC, VAC, VAC+DC with at least 10 waveform periods on screen.
  • Page 129 Specifications Automatic Scope Measurements Power Temperature (TEMP) Power Factor......ratio between Watts and VA With Optional Temperature Probe Range ............0.00 to 1.00 Ranges (°C or °F)........-40.0 to +100.0 ° -100 to +250 ° Watt ........RMS reading of multiplication -100 to +500 ° corresponding samples of input A (volts) -100 to +1000 °...
  • Page 130: Meter

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Meter DMM Measurements on Meter Inputs The accuracy of all measurements is within ± (% of Meter Input reading + number of counts) from 18 °C to 28 °C. Input Coupling..............DC Add 0.1x (specific accuracy) for each °C below 18 °C or above 28 °C.
  • Page 131 Specifications DMM Measurements on Meter Inputs Diode AC Voltage (VAC) Ranges..500.0 mV, 5.000 V, 50.00 V, 500.0 V, 1100 V Maximum Voltage Reading ........2.8 V Full Scale Reading ........5000 counts Open Circuit Voltage..........<4 V Accuracy Accuracy ..........±(2 % +5 counts) 15 Hz to 60 Hz........
  • Page 132: Recorder

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Amperes (AMP) Scope Record With Optional Current Probe or Current Shunt Records scope waveforms in deep memory while displaying the waveform in Roll mode. Ranges ......same as VDC, VAC, VAC+DC Source............Input A, Input B Probe Sensitivity ....100 µV/A, 1 mV/A, 10 mV/A, 100 mV/A, 1 V/A, 10 V/A, and 100 V/A Max.
  • Page 133: Zoom, Replay And Cursors

    Specifications Zoom, Replay and Cursors Zoom, Replay and Cursors Fieldbus – Bushealth Zoom Type Subtype Protocol AS-i NEN-EN50295 Horizontal Magnification ISO-11898-2 Scope Record ..........up to 120x TrendPlot ............up to 96x Modbus RS-232 RS-232/EIA-232 Scope..............up to 8x RS-485 RS-485/EIA-485 Replay Foundation 61158 type 1, 31.25 kBit/s Fieldbus...
  • Page 134: Miscellaneous

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Probe Calibration Miscellaneous Manual pulse adjustment and automatic DC adjustment Display with probe check. View Area ......115 x 86 mm (4.5 x 3.4 inches) Generator Output ........3 Vpp / 500 Hz Backlight ..... Cold Cathode Fluorescent (CCFL)
  • Page 135: Environmental

    Specifications Environmental Optical InterfacePort Environmental Type..........RS-232, optically isolated Environmental ......MIL-PRF-28800F, Class 2 To Printer ..supports SII DPU-414, Epson FX/LQ, and Temperature ® ® HP Deskjet , Laserjet , and Postscript Operating: • Serial via PM9080 (optically isolated RS-232 Adapter/ battery only ......0 to 50 °C (32 to 122 °F) Cable, optional).
  • Page 136: Safety

    Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Safety Designed for 1000 V measurements Category II , 600 V measurements Category III , Pollution Degree 2, per: • ANSI/ISA S82.01-1994 • EN/IEC61010-1 : 2001 • CAN/CSA-C22.2 No.61010-1-04 • UL61010B-1 Max. Input Voltages Input A and B directly........300 V CAT III Input A and B via 10:1 probe....1000 V CAT II...
  • Page 137: 10:1 Probe

    Input Impedance at probe tip ..10 MΩ ±2 %//14 pF ±2 pF Capacity Adjustment Range......10 to 22 pF Attenuation at DC (1 MΩ input) ........10 x Bandwidth (with FLUKE 199C)..DC to 200 MHz (-3 dB) FREQUENCY (kHz) Accuracy Figure 63.
  • Page 138 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual MAX. INPUT Environmental VOLTAGE (Vrms) Temperature 1000 CAT II Operating ......0 to 50 °C (32 to 122 °F) CAT III Storage ......-20 to +60 °C (-4 to +140 °F) Altitude Operating ........3 km (10 000 feet) Storage ........
  • Page 139: Electromagnetic Immunity

    Electromagnetic Immunity Electromagnetic Immunity The Fluke 19xC-2x5C series, including standard accessories, conforms with the EEC directive 2004/108/EC for EMC immunity, as defined by EN-61326-1:2006, with the addition of the following tables. Scope Mode (10 ms/div): Trace disturbance with VPS210 voltage probe shorted...
  • Page 140 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Meter Mode (Vdc, Vac, Vac+dc, Ohm and Continuity): Reading disturbance with test leads shorted Table 15 Disturbance less than 1% of full scale E = 3V/m Frequency range 10 kHz to 1 GHz 500 mV to 1000 V , 500 Ohm to 30 MOhm ranges...
  • Page 141 Index Analysis Functions, 41, 123 Refresh, 103 —1— AS200 Accessory Set, 108 Refresh Date, 106 Auto Ranges, 31 Replacing, 104 10-1 Voltage Probe, 107 Auto Set, 116 BC190 Battery Charger, 3, 107 —2— Automatic Connect-and-View BHT190, 109 Trigger, 115 Bus type, 66 2-mm Test Probes, 108 Automatic Power Shutdown, 98 Bushealth, 65...
  • Page 142 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual —G— Clear Menu, 10, 95 Duty Cycle, 118 Common Leads, 3 —E— Glitch Capture, 17 Comparing Waveforms, 23 Ground Leads, 3, 107 Connect-and-View, 51, 116 Earth Ground, 6 Ground Spring, 3, 107, 108 Connecting a Computer, 88...
  • Page 143 Index (continued) —L— —O— Probe, 104 Probe Calibration, 104, 124 Language, 96 Ohm (Ω), 120 Pulse Trigger, 61 Operating Time, 124 Pulse Width, 118 —M— Optical Interface, 88, 125 Pulse Width Trigger, 116 Oscilloscope, 114 Maintenance, 101 —R— , 45 Manual Ranges, 31 VERVIEW Mathematics Functions, 20...
  • Page 144 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Roll Mode Function, 122 Software Version, 106 External, 58 RS200 Replacement Set, 109 Specifications, 113 N-Cycle, 57 RS-232 Adapter/Cable, 3, 88, 110 Spectrum, 21 On Edges, 55 Spike Capture, 17 On Pulses, 61 —S— Stand, 95...
  • Page 145 Index (continued) Vpwm, 13, 118 Waveform Mathematics, 20 —Z— Waveform Options, 15 —W— Zoom, 44, 123 Waveform storage, 84 Watt, 119 —X— Watts (Power...), 13 Waveform comparing, 23 X-Y mode, 20...
  • Page 146: Appendices

    Appendices Appendix Title Page Bushealth Measurements ....................... A-1...
  • Page 148 Appendix A Bushealth Measurements Introduction General This Appendix contains information to extend the The Bushealth measurement is based upon the test tool’s information presented in Chapter 6 of this manual. Scope mode. In addition to that it selects settings that are optimized to the signal characteristics of the selected Bus The purpose of this appendix is to give more information Type.
  • Page 149 AC coupled for data or DC coupled to test calibrate your probe to match its characteristics to the test 30 Vdc. The recommended probe is the Fluke 10:1 probe. tool. A poorly calibrated probe can introduce Connect the probe as shown below.
  • Page 150 2.5 V CAN_L (probe tip A) 1.5 V 3 (-) : GND CAN_GND (GND lead B) M12 CONNECTOR (FEMALE) To check CAN Bus, ScopeMeter Channel A and B are on and DC coupled. The recommended probes are Fluke 10:1 probes.
  • Page 151 Fluke 19xC-2x5C Users Manual Connect the probes as shown below. DB-9 (FEMALE) OBD2 (FEMALE) OBD2 DB-9 CAN-H 6 / 3 CAN-L 14/11 CAN_L CAN-GND CAN_H 5 / 5 Ground High Speed: HS_CAN_H: Pin 6 HS_CAN_L: Pin 14 Medium Speed: MS_CAN_H: Pin 3...
  • Page 152 Modbus IEA-485/-RS-485 To check this type of bus, ScopeMeter Channel A is on and DC coupled. The recommended probe is the Fluke To check this type of bus, ScopeMeter Channel A and B are on and DC coupled. The recommended probes are 10:1 probe.
  • Page 153 AC coupled for data or DC coupled to use the TP88 Back Probe Pins (optional) to probe these test 24 Vdc. The recommended probe is the Fluke 10:1 terminals at the wire entry point. Commonly used wire probe.
  • Page 154 To check this bustype, ScopeMeter Channel A and B are on and DC coupled. The recommended probes are the Fluke 10:1 probes. Connect the probe as shown below. Wiring and bus termination for RS-485 transmissions in PROFIBUS DATA +...
  • Page 155 A: Data + and Power alternately AC coupled for data or DC coupled to test the B: Data - and Power DC supply. The recommended probe is the Fluke 10:1 C: Optional Power + probe. Connect the probe as shown below.
  • Page 156 Appendices Bushealth Measurements Ethernet Coax/10Base2. The figure below shows the typical bus structure. To check this bustype, ScopeMeter Channel A is on and DC coupled. To connect to the System Under Test use a DEVICE 1 DEVICE 2 DEVICE 3 PM9083 male BNC to dual Female BNC adapter (T- piece, optional), and an extra BNC cable (PM9092, optional) as shown in the figure below.
  • Page 157 The figure below shows pinning and wire colors of a RJ-45 connector. To check this bustype, ScopeMeter Channel A is on and DC coupled. The recommended probe is the Fluke 10:1 Pin 1: TD+ (brown) probe. Connect the probe as shown below.
  • Page 158 2 lines (plus ground). Data rates may be low, depending on the application. To check this bustype, ScopeMeter Channel A is on and DC coupled. The recommended probe is the Fluke 10:1 probe. Connect the probe as shown below. TxD or RxD...
  • Page 159 Data traffic is not continuous. Modbus IEA-485/-RS-485 To check this bustype, ScopeMeter Channel A and B are on and DC coupled. The recommended probes are the Fluke 10:1 probes. Connect the probes as shown below. DATA + DATA - DATA GND...

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