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Advantages of Electrical Instruments | disadvantages of Electrical Instruments

This page covers advantages and disadvantages of Electrical Instruments. It mentions Electrical Instruments advantages or benefits and Electrical Instruments disadvantages or drawbacks.

Instruments in which pointer deflection is caused due to some electrical methods are known as electrical instruments.

The instruments which use semiconductor devices are known as electronic instruments. These equipments are used in research and development activities requiring very fast response times and accurate measurements.

Benefits or advantages of Electrical Instruments

Following are the benefits or advantages of Electrical Instruments:
➨Non-contact measurements are possible
➨These instruments consume less power
➨Compact in size and more reliable in operation
➨Greater flexibility
➨Good frequency and transient response
➨Remote indication and recording possible
➨Amplification produced greater than that produced in mechanical instruments

Drawbacks or disadvantages of Electrical Instruments

Following are the disadvantages of Electrical Instruments:
➨An electrical system normally depends upon a mechanical measurement as an indicating device. This mechanical movement has some inertia due to which the frequency response of these instruments is poor.

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