Newbie : How to test equipment with a Megger

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by tekno_uk, Aug 14, 2008.

  1. tekno_uk

    Thread Starter New Member

    Aug 14, 2008
    I have just recently got my 1st job as a electonic techy, I am abit nervous as I have not used some of the test instruments that I am going to be asked to use the guy I am working with is ready for retiring not to good at showing or explaining things and gets sort of angry when I ask him anything, one of the test instruments they seem to use alot is the Meeger MEGGER MIT200 as I have never used this before and I am expected to know what or how to use this is there anyone could help ??? or suggest a site that explains how to use it .

  2. beenthere

    Retired Moderator

    Apr 20, 2004
    There should be a manual for the instrument that describes the usage. Google has 926 hits on "mit200 megger", so one should also lead to a manual.

    For insulation testing, a megger generates a moderately high voltage and looks for leakage. The lower the leakage, the better the insulation.