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Megger Puts Cable Calculations In Your Hand!

Megger CableCalc+ AppChoosing cables and calculating voltage drops for electrical installations up to 25 kW takes just a second or two with the new easy-to-use smartphone app from Megger, one of the world’s leading experts in portable test equipment.

The best news is that the app, Cable Calc+, is available totally free to download and, once installed, it is fully functional - even when an Internet connection is not available, allowing it to be used on even the most remote of sites.

Megger’s Cable Calc+ covers all commonly used types of cable, including SWA 2-, 3- and 4-core XLPE; SWA 2-, 3- and 4-core PVC; twin and earth; fireproof and tri-rated. It also allows the user to choose between the four most commonly used reference methods – B, C, 101 and 102. Data entry is fast and straightforward, and the app instantly shows the minimum recommended cable size, the calculated voltage drop in volts and as a percentage, and also the load current.

Additional features of Megger Cable Calc+ include fast access to concise information about Megger’s extensive and popular range of test instruments for electrical contractors. When an Internet connection is available, links provide access to more detailed information on each product, which is captured from the Megger website.

The Cable Calc+ app also includes a video animation illustrating the key features of Megger’s groundbreaking MFT1730 multifunction installation tester. Two further videos clearly demonstrate the robust construction of these instruments by showing what happens when they are run over by a van or tossed out a first-floor window! Facilities for telling friends about the app and comprehensive contact details for Megger are also provided.

Megger’s Cable Calc+ app for use with Apple devices is now available from the Apple App Store. It requires iOS 5.0 or later and is compatible with iPhone 3GS or later, including iPhone 5, iPod tTouch third and fourth generation, and all models of iPad. An Android version will be released in the near future.

Download the App here

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