HTP500 Passive Probe

HTP500 Passive Probe

Part of Amphenol CIT’s full lineup of customizable interconnect solutions, the Passive Probe is a standard, commercial off-the-shelf system engineered to deliver consistent, repeatable and dependable results.

The Passive Probe provides an industry-leading combination of high bandwidth and high voltage in a low cost, rugged, general purpose probing solution, while the small UL-approved probe body and compact head enable the user to have access to small geometry circuit elements.


Suggested Applications

  • Low power device services
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Test research and development
  • Relative low-frequency measurement
  • Low-frequency computer and telecom measurements
  • Power supplies
  • Inverter design

Features and Benefits

Feature Customer Benefit
500 MHz bandwidth AND 1,000 V Cat III, 600 V CAT IV A combination of high bandwidth and high voltage reduces the number of probes needed for a variety of applications, simplifying the toolkit and lowering costs
1X, 10X and 100X configurations Multiple configurations give the flexibility to choose the passive probe that fits your application
Third party certified, exceeds UL61010-31, IEC61010-31 Superior product quality and safety greatly reduces risk in high voltage applications
Small, compact probe head and body Enhanced visibility to small, dense geometry circuit elements within the contact device-under-test (DUT) ensures correct and accurate test point

Specifications and Performance

Parameter TM50-0012-00 (1X) TM50-0013-00 (10X) TM50-0014-00 (100X)
Bandwidth DC to 50 MHz DC to 500 MHz DC to 500 MHz
Attenuation Ratio 1:1 10:1 100:1
Max Input Voltage (V)

*CAT III 600V, CAT IV 300V, 50 MHz

*CAT III 1000V, CAT IV 600V, 500 MHz

*CAT III 1000V, CAT IV 600V, 500 MHz

Input Resistance Impedance of measuring instrument 10 M ohms 100 M ohms
Input Capacitance (pF) 42 pF 12 pF 4.5 pF
Compensation Range N/A 10 - 25 pF
center @ 15 pF
10 - 25 pF
center @ 15 pF
Rise Time Instrument spec + 6 ns <1 ns <1 ns
Safety Conformance to Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 73/23/EEC, amendment 93/68/EEC;
Operating Temperature 0 to 60 C, 80% RH
Storage Temperature -40 °C to 71 °C
Operating Altitude up to 3,000 m
Storage Altitude up to 15,000 m

Voltage Derating Curve

HTP500- Voltage Derating Curve

TM50-0013-00 Passive Probe 10:1, 500 MHz (20 dB) 1.2 m

(N5171B @ 0 dBm, MSO-S104A set @ 1 M , avg. 16, w/50 load)

Ordering Information

Model Description
TM50-0012-00 1X High-Voltage Probe Kit
TM50-0013-00 10X High-Voltage Probe Kit
TM50-0014-00 100X High-Voltage Probe Kit
Kit Includes: » Probe
» Grabber Hook
» Insulating Tip Cap
» BNC Adapter
» RF Ground Spring
» Adjusting Screw Driver
» Alligator Ground Lead
» Instruction Manual

HTP500- Ordering -1

HTP500- Ordering -2

Product Information Resources

HTP500 Passive Probe datasheet

User Guide

HTP500 Passive Probe user guide

Product Categories

Test & Measurement Products

Product Markets

Commercial Aerospace
Test & Measurement

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