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Wide Range 100 mΩ to 100 MΩ DC Resistance Meter with Low Power Resistance Mode for Testing Chip Inductors and EMC Suppression Components on Production Lines


SKU: RESISTANCE HiTESTER RM3542 Categories: , , ,


Hioki DC resistance meters measure a broad range of resistance values at a high level of precision. The RM3542 deliver high speed, high precision, and high reliability, indispensable for the shipping inspection of devices such as resistors and EMI components. The resistance meter also supports chip resistor sampling inspections, helping resistor manufacturers improve productivity. RESISTANCE HiTESTER RM3542

Order Code

RM3542 basic model
RM3542-01 with GP-IB interface

Note: Test fixtures are not supplied with the unit. Please select an optional test fixture when ordering


Key Features

• High speed and accuracy maximize productivity in automated systems

• Multiple checking functions ensure proper contact for reliable measurements

• Low-power resistance mode measures chip inductors and EMC suppression components

• Supports sample inspections during the manufacturing process

■ Basic specifications (Accuracy guaranteed for 1 year, Post-adjustment accuracy guaranteed for 1 year)


Resistance range


[at Low Power OFF] 100 mΩ range (Max. 120.0000 mΩ, 0.1 μΩ resolution) to 100 MΩ range (Max. 120.0000 MΩ, 100 Ω resolution), 10 steps
[at Low Power ON] 1000 mΩ range (Max. 1200.000 mΩ, 1 μΩ resolution) to 1000 Ω range (Max. 1200.000 Ω, 1 mΩ resolution), 4 steps




Monochrome graphic LCD 240 × 64 dot, white LED backlight


Measurement accuracy


[with SLOW mode, at 100 mΩ range] ±0.015 % rdg. ±0.002 % f.s.
[with SLOW mode, at 1000 Ω range] ±0.006 % rdg. ±0.001 % f.s. (the best case)


Testing current


[at 100 mΩ range] 100 mA DC to [at 100 MΩ range] 100 nA DC


Open-terminal voltage


20 V DC max.


Sampling rate


FAST, MEDIUM, SLOW, 3 settings


Measurement times


[at 100 Ω /1000 Ω ranges, with Low Power OFF]
FAST: 0.9 ms, MED: 3.6 ms, SLOW: 17 ms (minimum time)


Integration time


0.1 ms to 100.0 ms, or 1 to 5 PLC at 50 Hz, 1 to 6 PLC at 60 Hz
Note: PLC = one power line cycle (mains wave-form period)


Other functions


Comparator (compare setting value with measurement value), Delay (set to allow for mechanical delay of trigger input and probing, or set to allow for measurement object response), OVC (offset voltage compensation), Measurement fault detection, Probe short-circuit detection, Improve contact, Auto-memory, Statistical calculations, Settings monitor (when using two instruments, a difference in settings causes warning notification), Retry, Trigger function. etc,.




RS-232C, Printer, GP-IB (Model RM3542-01)


External I/O


Trigger, Hold input, Comparator output, Settings monitor terminal


Power supply


100 to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 30 VA max.


Dimensions and mass


260 mm (10.24 in) W × 88 mm (3.46 in) H × 300 mm (11.81 in) D, 2.9 kg (102.3 oz)




Power cord × 1, EXT I/O male connector × 1, Instruction manual × 1, Operation guide × 1

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