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California Instruments i-iX Series II : Specifications
Operating Modes
Model iX Series II i Series II
Modes AC, DC or AC+DC AC or DC
AC Mode Output
Frequency Range: 16.00-1000 Hz (Note: Voltage on 300 V range derates from 300 Vrms max at 500 Hz to 150 Vrms max at 1000 Hz; See V-F rating chart. below)
Total Power 3001i/iX: 3000 VA, 5001i/iX: 5000 VA, 9003i/iX: 3000 VA 3ø, with mode iX: 9000 VA 1ø, 10001i/iX: 10000 VA, 15001i/iX: 15000
VA, 15003i/iX: 5000 VA/ø 3ø, with mode iX: 15000 VA/ø 1ø
Load Power Factor 0 to unity at full output VA
AC Mode Voltage
Voltage Ranges Range VLow VHigh
AC 0-150 V 0-300 V
AC+DC 0-150 V 0-300 V
 
Load Regulation
(with ALC on)
< 0.2%
Load Regulation
(with ALC off)
< 0.5% DC to 100 Hz,
< 0.6% 100 Hz to 500 Hz in high voltage range,
< 2.2% 100 Hz to 500 Hz in low voltage range,
< 3% 500 Hz to 1000 Hz
Line Regulation < 0.1% for 10% line change
Output Noise
(20 kHz to 1 MHz)
< 250 mVrms typ., < 500 mVrms max.
Harmonic Distortion (Linear) < 1% from 16 - 66 Hz, < 2% at 400 Hz, < 3% at 800 Hz (Full resistive load)
DC Offset < 20 mV External Amplitude Modulation: Depth: 0 - 10 %, Frequency: DC - 2 KHz
Isolation Voltage 300 Vrms output to chassis
AC Mode Current
Model Model 3001 i/iX 5001 i/iX 9003 i/iX 3ø
Steady State AC Current 300 V range 11.1 18.5 11.1 /ø
  150 V range 22.2 37.0 22.2 /ø
Note: Constant power mode provides increased current at reduced voltage (See chart below)
Model Model 10001 i/iX 15001 i/iX 15003 i/iX 3ø
Steady State AC Current 300 V range 37.0 55.5 18.5 /ø
  150 V range 74.0 111.0 37.0 /ø
Note: Constant power mode provides increased current at reduced voltage (See chart below)
Model Model 3001 i/iX 5001 i/iX 9003 i/iX 3ø
Peak Repetitive AC Current High range 96.0 96.0 96.0 /ø
  Low range 110.0 110.0 110.0 /ø
Model Model 10001 i/iX 15001 i/iX 15003 i/iX 3ø
Peak Repetitive AC Current High range 192.0 288.0 96.0 /ø
  Low range 220.0 330.0 110.0 /ø
Programming Accuracy Voltage (rms): ± 0.2 of range, 16 to 1000 Hz, Frequency: ± 0.01 % of programmed value, Current Limit: ± 0.5 % of programmed value, Phase: < 1.5° with balanced load at 50/60 Hz
Programming Resolution Voltage (rms): 100 mV, Frequency: 0.01 Hz from 16 - 81.91 Hz, 0.1 Hz from 82.0 - 819.1 Hz, 1 Hz from 820-1000 Hz, Current Limit: 0.1 A, Phase, 0.1°
Output Relay Push-button controlled or bus controlled output relay
Output Impedance (iX Only) Programmable Z on 3001iX, 5001iX, 9003iX and 15003iX (3ø mode only) for 50 Hz fundamental
Resistive Range: 17 - 1000 mOhm,resolution: 4 mOhm accuracy, 2 % FS
Inductive Range: 230 - 1000 μH, resolution: 4 μH, accuracy: 2 % FS
Constant Power AC Mode - Available Max. AC Current
V-F Rating Chart - 300 Volt Range
Measurements - Standard (AC Measurements)
Parameter Frequency RMS Voltage RMS Current Peak Current
Range 16-500 Hz 0-300 V 0-40 A 0-120 A
Accuracy* (±)
0.01% +
0.01 Hz
< 100 Hz

100 - 500 Hz
0.5 V + 0.02%

0.1 V + 0.02%
0.5 A + 0.02%

0.1 A + 0.02%
0.5 A + 0.02%

0.1 A + 0.02%
Resolution* 0.01 Hz 10 mV 1 mA 1 mA
Parameter Crest Factor Real Power Apparent Pwr Pwr Factor
Range 0.00-6.00 0-6 kW 0-6 kVA 0.00-1.00
Accuracy* (±)
0.01% +
0.01 Hz
0.05

0.05
10 W + 0.1%

20 W + 0.1%
10 VA + 0.1%

20 VA + 0.1%
0.01

0.02
Resolution* 0.01 1 W 1 VA 0.01
Parameter DC Voltage DC Current Power
Voltage Ranges 0-300 V 0-40 A 0-6 kW
Accuracy* (±)
0.01% +
0.01 Hz
150 mV

150 mV
70 mA

70 mA
15 W

15 W
Resolution* 10 mV 1 mA 1 W
* Measurement system bandwidth = DC to 48 kHz. Accuracy specifications are valid above 100 counts. Current and Power Accuracy specifications are times two for 10001i/iX /30003i/iX and times three for 15001i/iX and 9003i/iX and 15003i/iX with MODE-iX option when in single phase mode. For 10001i/iX, 15001i/iX and 30003i/ iX, resolution decreases by factor of 10, ranges for current and power increases by factor of three. PF accuracy applies for PF > 0.5 and VA > 50% of range.
Measurements - Harmonics
Parameter Frequency Fundamental Harmonics Phase Voltage Current
Range 16.00-500.0 Hz / 32.00 Hz - 48.00 kHz 0.0 - 360.0° Fundamental Harmonics 2 - 50 Fundamental Harmonics 2 - 50
Accuracy* (±) 0.01% + 0.01 Hz 2° typ. 250 mV 0.1% + 250 mV+0.1% /1 kHz 50 mA/0.1% + 50 mA +0.1% /1 kHz
Resolution 0.01 Hz 0.5° 10 mV / 10 mV 10 mA / 10 mA
* Accuracy specifications are valid above 100 counts. Accuracy specifications are times three for three phase mode. Harmonics frequency range in three phase mode is 32 Hz - 16 kHz. Resolution decreases by factor of 10 for 9003iX and 15003iX with Mode-iX option in 1 phase mode and for 10001iX, 15001iX and 30003i/iX.
DC Mode Output
Power (Max at full scale of DC Voltage Range) 3001i/iX: 2100 W, 5001i/iX: 3500 W, 9003i/iX: 2100 W/ø 3ø, 6300 W/ø 1ø, 10001i/iX: 7000 W, 15001i/iX: 10500 W, 15003i/iX: 3500 W/ø 3ø, 10500 W/ø 1ø
Voltage Ranges Range: Low: 200 Vdc, High: 400 Vdc
Line Regulation < 0.1% FS or 10% line change
Output Noise
< 250 mV rms typ., < 500 mV rms max., (20 kHz to 1 MHz)
Max DC Current (Maximum current at 65% of V Range)
Model 3001 i/iX 5001 i/iX 9003 i/iX 9003 i/iX 3ø
400V range 7.8 13 23.4 7.8
200V range 15.6 26 46.8 15.6
Model 10001 i/iX 15001 i/iX 15003 i/iX 3ø
400V range 26 39 13
200V range 52 78 26
Current Limit Programmable from 0 A to maximum current for selected range
AC+DC Mode Output
Output Power (iX only) Full AC Power if DC component is less than 20% of full scale voltage, Full DC power if DC component is above 20%
Storage
Non Volatile Mem. storage 16 instrument setups, 200 user defined waveforms
Waveforms
Waveform Types i Series II: Sine, iX Series II: Sine, Square, Clipped sine, User defined
User defined waveform storage Four groups of 50 user defined arbitrary waveforms of 1024 points for a total of 200 (One group can be active at a time)
System Interface
Inputs Remote shutdown, External Sync, Clock/Lock (option)
Outputs Function Strobe, Clock/Lock (option)
Protection
Over Load Constant Current or Constant Voltage mode
Over Temperature Automatic shutdown
Remote Control
IEEE-488 Interface IEEE-488 (GPIB) talker listener. Subset: AH1, C0, DC1, DT1, L3, PP0, RL2, SH1, SR1, T6, IEEE-488.2 SCPI Syntax
RS232C Interface 9 pin D-shell connector, Handshake: CTS, RTS, Data bits: 7,8, Stop bits: 1, 2, Baud rate: 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, 115200, IEEE-488.2 SCPI Syntax (Supplied with RS232C cable)
DC Mode Output
Voltage 3001 and 9003: 208-240 ± 10% Vac, (L-N, 1ø), All other models: Standard: 208-240 ± 10% Vac, (L-L, 3ø), Option -400: 400-480 ± 10% Vac, (L-L, 3ø) (Input range must be specified when ordering)
Max DC Current (Maximum current at 65% of V Range)
Model 3001i/iX 5001i/iX 9003i/iX
187-264V 25 A 23 A 75 A
360-528V N/A 12 A N/A
Model 10001 i/iX 15001 i/iX 15003 i/iX 3ø
187-264V 46 A 69 A 69 A
360-528V 24 A 36 A 36 A
Inrush Current per chassis < 100 Apk for 100 μs at 208-240 V, < 50 Apk for 100 μs at 400-480 V
Line Frequency 50-60 Hz ± 10 %
Efficiency 75% typical
Power Factor
0.6 typical
AC Service
Regulatory IEC61010, EN50081-2, EN50082-2, CE EMC and Safety Mark requirements
RFI Suppression CISPR 11, Group1 , Class A
Rear Panel Connectors AC Input & Output terminal block with cover, IEEE-488 (GPIB) connector (rear panel), 9 pin D-Shell RS232C connector*, Remote voltage sense terminal block, System Interface Connector, *RS232 DB9 to DB9 cable supplied
Physical Dimensions
Dimensions Height: 7” (178 mm), Width: 19” (483 mm), Depth: 24” (610 mm)
(depth includes rear panel connectors)
Weight per 5001i/iX Chassis: Net: 61 lbs / 28 Kg, Shipping: 115 lbs / 52 Kg
Vibration and Shock Designed to meet NSTA project 1A transportation levels
Air Intake/Exhaust Forced air cooling, side air intake, rear exhaust.
Operating Humidity 0 to 95 % RAH, non condensing.
Temperature Operating: 0 to 40° C, Storage: -20 to +85° C
 
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