Passive Probe

Off-The-Shelf, Dependable Solution

Part of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies' (CarlisleIT) full lineup of customizable interconnect solutions, the Passive Probe is a standard, commercial off-the-shelf system engineered to deliver consistent, repeatable and dependable results. The Passive Probe provides an industry-leading combination of high bandwidth and high voltage in a lowcost, rugged, general purpose probing solution, while the small UL-approved probe body and compact head enables the user to have access to small geometry circuit elements.

Suggested Applications

  • Low power device services

  • Manufacturing engineering

  • Test research and development

  • Relative low frequency measurement

  • Low frequency computer andtelecom measurements

  • Power supplies

  • Inverter design

Download the CarlisleIT Passive Probe Product Overview (.pdf)

Passive Probe Features and Benefits

Feature Customer Benefit
500 MHz bandwidth AND 1,000 V Cat III, 600 V CAT IV A combination of high bandwidth and high voltage reduces the number of probes needed for a variety of applications, simplifying the toolkit and lowering costs
1X, 10X and 100X configurations Multiple configurations give the flexibility to choose the passive probe that fits your application
Third party certified, exceeds UL61010-31, IEC61010-31 Superior product quality and safety greatly reduces risk in high voltage applications
Small, compact probe head and body Enhanced visibility to small, dense geometry circuit elements within the device-under-test (DUT) ensures correct and accurate test point contact

Passive Probe Kit.

Passive Probe Kit

Passive Probe Specifications and Performance

Typical Specifications

Parameter TM50-0012-00
Bandwidth DC to 50 MHz DC to 500 MHz DC to 500 MHz
Attenuation Ratio 1:1 10:1 100:1
Max Input Voltage (V) *600 V Cat III *1000 V Cat IV *1000 V Cat IV
Input Resistance Impedance of measuring
10 mohm 100 mohm
Input Capacitance (pF) 42 pF 12 pF 4.5 pF
Rise Time Instrument spec + 6 ns <1 ns <1 ns
Safety Conformance to Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 73/23/EEC, amendment 93/68/EEC;
Operating Temperature 0 to 60˚C, 80% RH
Storage Temperature -40 to 71˚C
Operating Altitude up to 3,000 m
Storage Altitude up to 15,000 m
*Max input voltage frequency dependent, see Voltage Derating Curve.

Voltage Derating Curve

TM50-0013-00 Passive Probe 10:1, 500MHz (20dB) 1.2m (N5171B @ 0dBm, MSO-S104A set @ 1MΩ, avg. 16, w/50Ω load)

Passive Probe Ordering Options

Model Description
TM50-0012-00 1X High-Voltage Probe Kit
TM50-0013-00 10X High-Voltage Probe Kit
TM50-0014-00 100X High-Voltage Probe Kit
Kit Includes:
  • Probe
  • Grabber Hook
  • Alligator GND Lead
  • BNC Adapter
  • RF GND Spring
  • Adjusting Screw Driver
  • Insulating Tip Cap
  • Instruction Manual

Download the Passive Probe User Guide (.pdf)

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