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How do I test the StingR1/MiniSting™ R1 with a Test Resistor?

Follow the 5 steps below to complete a test for your StingR1 or MiniSting™ R1.

Use the test resistor (pictured below) to check proper functioning and field calibration of the StingR1 MiniSting™ R1 ABMN Posts.

Test Resistor - SuperSting
  1. Connect the red and black leads coming out from one side of the test resistor to the corresponding colors on the current terminals labeled A(red) and B(black).
  2. Connect the red and black leads coming out from the other side of the test resistor to the corresponding colors on the potential terminals labeled M(red) and N(Black).
  3. Set the instrument in RESISTANCE mode. Do this by pressing Menu 1, then RESISTANCE.
  4. Use a current setting of 5 mA (Press Menu 6, then 1, then 5 mA).
  5. Press the MEA key to take a reading. At room temperature (72°F), the measured reading should correspond to the test resistor value +/- 1%. Variations of temperature at your field sites may increase the variance to +/- 5% from this room temperature value. Contact us at help@agiusa.com in case the value deviates significantly from the expected values.