Portable Instruments Improve Performance and Handle More Applications

Portable test instruments have recently grown in popularity, especially as instrument manufacturers have combined functionality and high performance in those units. System installers and maintenance staff no longer need to find the space, power, and gentle transportation needed for laboratory instruments that once were the only way to obtain accurate measurement data. The trend toward greater capability in portable, especially handheld, instruments is continuing. Below are listed some examples of offerings from various companies, along with notes on performance and capabilities.