Rigel SafeTest 50

An electrical safety analyzer for medical devices

  • Compact, rugged and portable design
  • Fast step-through of test routines with minimized power breaks
  • Manual control of fault conditions
  • Large colour display
  • Tests to a range of international standards including NFPA-99, ES 60601, IEC 62353 and 61010
  • Secondary ground warnings to ensure valid tests
Rigel SafeTest 50 Electrical Safety Analyzer

Rigel SafeTest 50 Electrical Safety Analyzer

The Rigel SafeTest 50 is a rugged, reliable and dedicated medical safety analyzer. It is ideal for testing high volumes of medical and laboratory equipment that does not need patient lead testing.

With a large color display and a color-coded user interface, it’s easy to select the required tests with a single key press. A fast selection of the test routine makes the testing process speedy and dependable.

While compact, the SafeTest 50 includes a range of safety tests to enable compliance with a range of international safety standards, including leakage testing to NFPA-99, ES 60601, IEC 62353 and 61010, ground bond testing to NFPA-99, IEC 62353 and 61010.

Full manual control offers the benefit of executing only those specific tests that are required and provide the user with full control of the power cycles, making testing simple, easy and fast.

End user types for the Rigel SafeTest 50
bullet point Those involved in testing medical equipment without patient connections.
bullet point Engineers testing on laboratory equipment and white / brown goods in medical environment.

An automatic warning of secondary ground paths ensures users are made aware when invalid readings are made, thus ensuring correct and accurate test results first time, every time.

The SafeTest 50 is available in a wide range of power configurations to suit local and international markets, and is supplied with a protective carry case as standard.

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Rigel SafeTest 50 Electrical/Analysis Functions:
Specific to ES 60601:
bullet point Ground leakage
bullet point Chassis leakage

Specific to NFPA-99:
bullet point Ground leakage
bullet point Chassis leakage
bullet point Ground bond testing

Specific to IEC 62353:
bullet point Equipment leakage
bullet point Ground bond testing
Specific to IEC 61010:
bullet point Touch leakage
bullet point Touch voltage
bullet point Ground bond testing

Electrical Safety Tests performed:
bullet point Point-to-point testing
bullet point Line voltage measurement
bullet point Line frequency measurement
bullet point Load current measurement

The Rigel SafeTest 50 is available in a wide range of power configurations, to suit local requirements, and conforms to several international standards, including IEC 62353 and 61010, ES 60601-1, and NFPA-99.

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Rigel SafeTest 50 Electrical Safety Analyzer

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Technical Specification:

Earth Continuity
Method 2 wire ZAP technique.
Test Current >±200mA DC into 2Ω (zapper circuit)
Max Test Voltage 4-24Vrms o/c
Measuring Range
(low range)
0.001 – 0.999Ω / 0.001Ω resolution
Measuring Range
(mid range)
1.00 – 9.99Ω / 0.01Ω resolution
Measuring Range
(high range)
10.0 – 19.9Ω / 0.1Ω resolution
Accuracy ± 1% of value, ± 5 mΩ
Circuit Protection Test inhibited if ≥30VAC or DC at 4mm inputs
Powered Leakage Measurements
IEC 62353 Equipment Leakage (Direct)
ES 60601 Ground + Chassis Leakage
NFPA-99 Ground + Chassis Leakage
IEC 61010 Touch Leakage, Touch Voltage
Test Voltage Mains Supply Voltage
Measuring Range 0.1μA to 9999μA
Measurement / Display Resolution 0.1μA
Accuracy ± 2%, ± 5µA
Mains Reversal Softkey
Single Fault Conditions Open Neutral via softkey
Open Ground via softkey
Frequency Response ES 60601, NFPA-99, IEC 62353 and 61010

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Voltage Measurement
Application L-N, L-E, N-E and touch voltage (IEC 61010)
Range 0.0V - 300VAC
Resolution 0.1V
Accuracy ±2% ± 2 didgits (between 10V - 270VAC)
Mains frequency 45.0 - 66.0Hz
Resolution 0.1Hz
Accuracy Unspecified
EUT Load Current Measurement
Range 0A - 20A
Resolution 0.1A
Accuracy ±5% ± 2 digits
Power Source
Maximum current rating 20A @ 120V / 16A @230V
Duty cycle 15A to 20A, 5 min, on/5 min, off
10A to 15A, 7 min, on/3 min, off

0A to 10A, continuous

Mains power 90-264V 48-64Hz
DUT Socket 20A / 120VAC
NEMA 5-20R
General Specification
Weight 2.5lbs (unit)
5lbs (complete with accessories)
Size (L x W x D) 9 x 6 x 4"
Service & Warranty
The Rigel SafeTest 50 comes with a free upgraded 24 month warranty (subject to terms and conditions, available at www.rigelmedical.com/register-product)
Standard Accessories (supplied with SafeTest 50)
bullet point Calibration certificate
bullet point Carrying case
bullet point Bond test probe with clip
bullet point Detachable mains cable
bullet point Electronic instruction manual
bullet point Quick start guide<

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