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ABB CB-2000

ABB CB-2000 Portable Capacitance Meter

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Measuring capacitance is an integral part of the regular maintenance of capacitor banks. With the CB-2000, even large capacitor banks can be measured quickly and easily because no internal disconnections are necessary. The ABB CB-2000 is simple to use and easy to carry using the supplied shoulder strap. The measured values are clearly presented on the LCD, which can be read in daylight and dark environments.

You can seamlessly transfer measurement data from the ABB CB-2000 to a PC for comprehensive storage and analysis. Likewise, previously stored data on the PC can be conveniently uploaded back to the meter, ensuring easy access and reference for subsequent measurements.


Operating temperature range: 0 °C … +35 °C Nominal temperature range: 18 °C … +28 °C
Storage temperature range: -30 °C … +60 °C

Battery life span: with IEC LR6/type AA: typ. 3000

Weight: 2.5kg

Key Features

  • Compact and lightweight design for portability
  • No need for a mains connection, offering flexibility in various locations
  • Intuitive controls for easy operation
  • Clear LCD display
  • Measures large capacitor banks without internal disconnections
  • Measurement range of 0 – 1000 µF​2
  • High accuracy with ±1.0% variance​2
  • Fine resolution of 0.01 µF for precise readings
  • Can handle a maximum load of 2000 µF​2
  • Operates with a test voltage of 1.1 – 1.4 VAC peak-to-peak at 40 – 160 Hz​
  • Data transfer capability to PCs for analysis and storage​
  • Short-circuit proof for enhanced safety​


  • Electrical utilities — Essential for maintaining capacitor banks, the ABB CB-2000 ensures power distribution networks run smoothly. Its quick, precise measurements help prevent power quality issues, making it a mainstay in utility maintenance routines.
  • Industrial facilities — It’s perfect for verifying motor start and run capacitors. This meter supports industrial plants in maximising uptime and efficiency.
  • HVAC systems — The meter is invaluable for HVAC maintenance, where capacitor health dictates system reliability. It assists technicians in keeping units in optimal condition year-round.
  • Railway systems — For railway signal and power systems, the ABB CB-2000’s precision underpins safety and service continuity. Its use is integral to the sector’s preventive maintenance strategies.
  • Renewable energy systems — Capacitor performance affects overall energy output in the renewable sector. The ABB CB-2000 helps maintain the efficiency of wind turbines and solar arrays.

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Why choose the ABB CB-2000?

Choosing the ABB CB-2000 means you get unmatched accuracy in capacitance measurement. With robust safety protocols and the ability to seamlessly transfer data to PCs for analysis, it’s an indispensable tool for technicians who put a premium on precision and efficiency.

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