A calibration by Custom-Cal is performed by engineers with extensive OEM experience. We have the expertise and the necessary standards to perform the BK PRECISION 878A Calibration, onsite calibration may be available. We specialize in quick turnaround times and we can handle expedited deliveries upon request.


   BK PRECISION 878A   Description / Specification:    
BK PRECISION 878A Handheld LCR Meter

The BK Precision 878A is a 19,999-count L/C/R hand-held meter is a special microprocessor-controlled meter for measuring functions of inductance, capacitance and resistance. The 878A meter provides direct and accurate measurements of inductors, capacitors and resistors with different testing frequencies. It is selectable for auto and manual ranging. The test data can be transferred to PC through an optional full isolated optical RS232C interface. Specifications. Parameters Measured: L/C/R/D/Q. Measuring Circuit Mode: Inductance (L) –Defaults to series mode, Capacitance/ Resistance (C/R) -Defaults to parallel mode. Displays: L/C/R - Maximum display 19999, D/Q - Maximum display 999 (Auto Range). Ranging Mode: Auto & Manual. Resistance (Parallel mode) Test Frequency 120 Hz, 1 KHz Range: 20 ohm to 10 M-ohm. Capacitance (Parallel mode) Test Frequency 120 Hz Range: 20 nF to 10 mF. Capacitance (Parallel mode) Test Frequency 1 KHz Range: 2000 pF to 1 mF. Inductance (Series mode) Test Frequency 120 Hz Range: 20 mH to 1000 H. Inductance (Series mode) Test Frequency 1 KHz Range: 20 mH to 100 H.


Standard Calibration $285.00 *
Click on Logo for More Prices
*This is a Web introductory price for one calibration of the BK PRECISION 878A. Price does not in most cases include measurement performance data. Pricing does include NIST traceable calibration and issue of a calibration certificate and calibration label. Pricing may vary slightly due to volume and location of laboratory supporting calibration. Volume pricing may apply. On-site fees may apply depending on logistics, location and volume of work to be completed during the visit.

Related Bench Equipment Terms and Definitions. For a complete list go to our  Terms and Definitions Page.

Average Power
Average power means that the energy transfer rate is to be averaged over many periods of the lowest frequency involved. For a CW signal, the lowest frequency and highest frequency are the same, so average power and power are the same. For an amplitude modulated wave, the power must be averaged over many periods of the modulation component of the signal as well.

Dynamic range
Dynamic range the ratio of a specified maximum level of a parameter, such as power, current, voltage or frequency, to the minimum detectable value of that parameter.

Modulation is the process by which the characteristic of one wave (the carrier) is modified by another.

Repeatability is the variation in a number of repeated measured quantities when measurement conditions are changed and restored. The value corresponds to half the spread between the minimum and maximum value measured.

Please contact us for your BK PRECISION 878A CALIBRATION and/or BK PRECISION 878A Handheld LCR Meter REPAIR

I'm interested in: 
Calibration Type (Select one):

Repair Information:
 Serial Number:

 Is there any physical damage?  
 If yes, describe:

What is the description of the problem?

How/when did the problem start?

 (*) Required Fields    For formal quote please fill in all fields.
From (Email):*
Contact Name:*
Address 1:
Address 2:
State/Territory/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code: