General Accessories

This pages outlines the general accessories compatible with all applicable Commtest instruments.

AC Charger + USA Power Plug – ADAP0546PLUS

AC ChargerThe ADAP0546PLUS combo includes the:

Adapter Universal – ADAP0546 – This power adapter has automatic switching to detect 110 or 220 V power from the mains power outlet. Input ranges from 100-240 V AC with a 12 VDC, 3A output. 3.75 x 1.25 x 1.5″ (95.25 x 31.75 x 38.1 mm) with 5.9 ft. (1.8 m) integral cable. This universal power adapter is suitable for SCOUT / vbSeries and vbClassic instruments.

WARNING! Using a power supply other than the one provided by Commtest will damage the instrument and void your warranty.

USA Power Plug – PLUS0230 – IEC60320 C7 (‘Figure 8’) Connector to NEMA 1-15P.

NOTE: You can also order the adapter and power plug separately if required.

 

Accelerometer Coiled Cable – CBCC0027

CBCC0027You can use the Commtest coiled cable to collect data on your portable instrument. The introduction of the revolutionary Commtest breakaway safety connection feature quickly became an industry standard. The coiled cable stretches to 10 ft. (3 m) and retracts to a comfortable length for carrying. The cable has a standard 2 pin mil style connector for the accelerometer and a BNC connector for the instrument.

 

Accelerometer Magnetic Base (Female) – MAGF0104

MAGF0104This strong, rare earth two pole magnet is suitable for mounting an accelerometer on a machine when using a portable instrument. Also available with male fitting. The magnet includes a magnet keeper (solid disk or washer) that needs to be removed before you take a reading. Exercise caution when replacing the magnet keeper or attaching the magnet to a machine to ensure you do not catch a finger between the magnet and the machine.
1.2 in x 1.2 in (30 x 30 mm).

 

Accelerometer Magnetic Base (Male) – MAGM0064

MAGM0064This strong, rare earth two pole magnet is suitable for mounting an accelerometer on a machine when using a portable instrument. Also available with female fitting. The magnet includes a magnet keeper (solid disk or washer) that needs to be removed before you take a reading. Exercise caution when replacing the magnet keeper or attaching the magnet to a machine to ensure you do not catch a finger between the magnet and the machine.
1.2 in x 1.2 in (30 x 30 mm).

 

Accelerometer Straight Cable (Green) – CB5G0024

CB5G0024This straight black cable can be used where a coiled cable cannot be used or as an alternate if the coiled cable is damaged. The BNC to two pin Mil style connector meets the industry standard and fits most accelerometers. When used for multi-channel data collection or balancing, the colour-coded red or green cable termination enables easy identification.
16.5 ft. (5 m) long.

 

Accelerometer Straight Cable (Red) – CB5R0025

CB5R0025This straight black cable can be used where a coiled cable cannot be used or as an alternate if the coiled cable is damaged. The BNC to two pin Mil style connector meets the industry standard and fits most accelerometers. When used for multi-channel data collection or balancing, the colour-coded red or green cable termination enables easy identification.
16.5 ft. (5 m) long.

 

Adapter DC Automobile – DCCA0041

DCCA0041The Commtest 12 V DC output automobile adapter plugs into your automobile’s electronic accessory port. This adapter is intended for use with SCOUT / vbSeries and vbClassic instruments. 10 ft. (3 m) coiled cable.

WARNING! using a power supply other than the one provided by Commtest will damage the instrument and void your warranty.

 

Adapter Universal – ADAP0546

ADAP0546The Commtest universal power adapter has automatic switching to detect 110 or 220 V power from the mains power outlet. Input ranges from 100-240 V AC with a 12 VDC, 3A output. 3.75 x 1.25 x 1.5 in (95.25 x 31.75 x 38.1 mm) with 5.9 ft. (1.8 m) integral cable. This universal power adapter is suitable for SCOUT / vbSeries and vbClassic instruments.

WARNING! using a power supply other than the one provided by Commtest will damage the instrument and void your warranty.

NOTE: In order to connect to the mains you might need to purchase a power plug and cable (PLUS0230) separately. Alternatively you can order the Adapter Universal and USA power plug as a combo – ADAP0546PLUS.

 

Carry Bag Balance – CBBL0026

CBBL0026Black zippered polyester carry bag for the Commtest balancing kit. This carry bag is suitable for carrying your balancing accessories. The bag has an adjustable shoulder carrying strap and consists of a lined main compartment divided into three sections. It is designed to hold the balancing cables, laser tachometer & block, reflective tape, and magnetic stand.
11 in x 8.7 in x 4 in (280 x 220 x 100 mm).

 

Carry Bag Instrument – CBVB0552

CBVB0552The Commtest black polyester bag is used for storing a SCOUT / vbSeries or vbClassic instrument and accessories.
The bag consists of a lined main compartment with a removable divider attached to the inside with Velcro. The bag has three outside pockets – Two on the side and one in the front. The side pockets are perfect for carrying extra cables, accelerometers, and power supplies. The front zippered pocket has room for manuals, warranty cards, and quality assurance information. The bag closes with a plastic spring clip and has an adjustable shoulder carrying strap.

8.3 in x 13.8 in x 7.8 in (210 x 350 x 200 mm).

 

Laser Tachometer and Block – LASA0062

LASA0062Class II laser head used to determine speed of rotating component. Laser head does not include cable.

Use cable CBLS0029 to connect to vbClassic instrument.

Use cable CBL50216 to connect to SCOUT / vbSeries instrument.

NOTE: This laser tachometer is NOT rated for a C1D2 environment.

 

Laser Tachometer Magnetic Base – MAGA0063

MAGA0063The Commtest laser tachometer base enables you to position your laser tachometer in almost any position to get the readings you need. Flexible moveable arm enable you to position the sensor. The on/off switch easily attaches and detaches the magnet from the metal surface.

9.5 in x 23.2 in (240 x 50 x 80 mm).

 

Laser Tachometer Reflective Tape – RTAP0094

RTAP0094Commtest reflective tape helps the laser tachometer see the rotation of the component.

23.7 in x 1.2 in (600 x 26 mm).

 

 

USA Power Plug – PLUS0230

PLUS0230USA Plug – IEC 60320 C7 (‘Figure 8’) Connector to NEMA 1-15P. Suitable for use with Adapter Universal – ADAP0546.

NOTE: You can also order the Adapter Universal and USA power plug as a combo – ADAP0546PLUS.

 

Vibration Listening Amplifier – BLSV0207

BLSV0207The Commtest vibration listening amplifier enables you to easily hear the vibration signal directly from the accelerometer while collecting vibration data. You can:

  • Clearly hear clicks, scrapes, and noises not easily seen in the data.
  • Identify poorly lubricated bearings.
  • Confirm that grease reaches bearings during lubrication.
  • Constantly check the integrity of your accelerometer cable.
  • Be adapted to any measurement system without affecting calibration.
  • Power any ICP™ (IEPE)-based sensor.

This device includes a BNC to BNC interface cable to connect to the data collector, a wrap-around headset for listening, and a BNC T adapter.
4 in x 3 in x 1.2 in (100 x 75 x 27 mm).

NOTE: This listening amplifier kit typically ships in one to six weeks.