MIL-STD-883 - ESD Generator/Simulator HBM 100pF/1500Ω


The Teseq NSG437 ESD simulator allows for testing to 30kv air and contact with a simple and easy to use design. A2LA accredited calibration and technical is included in the rental equipment price. This equipment comes with the INA4561 which provides a 100pf/1500 Ω discharge network (human body model).

This Teseq electrostatic discharge geneator allows for testing to MIL-STD-883, MIL-STD-464, and many other 30kV ESD specifications. It is designed to sit comfortably in the operator’s hand, with operating conditions constantly displayed and accessible on a bright, clear color touch display. This Teseq product is unique in offering an activity log where the number and type of simulations can be verified by time frame and standard.

The NSG 437 ESD Simulator has a color touch display and keypad for parameter input shows the precise functional and test data with user-selectable language for convenient and safe operation worldwide. It also contains variable threshold selection for accurate discharge detection. This detection feature can be switched off when testing EUT’s with non-conductive surfaces, such as plastic housings.

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ESD Gun Features

      • Air Discharge & Contact-discharge - 30kV (100V Steps)
      • Buy/Rent from Sole US Distributor!
      • Base Station Includes Battery, No Constant Connection
      • 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty on New Purchases
      • IEC 61000-4-2 ESD Solution, 150pF/330Ω Network
      • Discharge detector, +/- Polarity, & Accessories available
      • All Rentals - ISO 17025 Cal & 2 Days Transit Time


The NSG 438, often just referred to as the NSG438, provides testing capabilities up to 30kV with easy to use and ergonomic design. Transient Specialists is the only authorized sale partner of Teseq ESD simulators in the United States. We also offer options for A2LA accredited calibrations upon request. This ESD Gun comes with 150pF/330Ω discharge network, commonly used for IEC 61000-4-2 and ISO 10605 testing.

This test equipment color touch screen allows modification many parameters including polarity selection, pulse repetition, counter functions, and discharge network detection. This Teseq product is unique in offering an activity log where the number and type of simulations can be verified by time frame and standard. It comes with discharge pistol, cradle for discharge pistol, high voltage base unit and battery pack, and many other accessories.

This pulse generator through the screen offers selectable language options, for convenience and world wide use.  We also rent and sell a variety of other Teseq products including the NSG 435 and NSG 437 providing solutions for a large spectrum of electrostatic discharge testing. For automotive testing we also carry the NSG 438 Auto, which provides 330pF/330Ω, 150pF/2kΩ and 330pF/2kΩ networks designed for a variety of both international and manufacturer automotive standards.

  • Purchase New - In Stock $14,640.00
  • Rental 1 Week $545.00
  • Rental 1 Month $1,090.00
Military Standard 883 (MIL-STD-883) - ESD Simulator Test Methods for Microcircuits
Military Standard 883 (MIL-STD-883) - ESD Simulator Test Methods for Microcircuits
ESD simulator rentals that provide MIL-STD-883 (Mil Standard 883) testing are an ideal low-cost option for occasional testing needs. This military standard provides the uniform methods and procedures for testing microelectronic devices for use within military and aerospace electronic systems, requiring an 100pF/1500Ω discharge network. This standard is can be download via the University of California website. This includes testing for the effects of natural elements and conditions in the military and space operating areas, ensuring a level quality and reliability. MIL-STD-883 classifications is used to identify packaging and handling requirements per MIL-PRF-38535 and classification data for MIL-STD-1686.  This standard applies only to microelectronic devices. Our ESD Simulators Rentals offer the required 100pF/1500Ω discharge network allowing for replicating the required waveform and voltage as required by this standard. MIL-STD-883 - ESD Discharge Waveform
This Military Standard defines failures based on threshold classifications (0-3) and is dependent upon the voltage. These threshold levels start <250 (class 0) volts and go to beyond 8000 volts (class 3B). MIL-STD-883 requires three positive and three negative pulses using each required pin combination with a minimum of 1 second delay between pulses. Should a device fail a particular threshold level, the next lower voltage level should be used. Waveform verification for this standard should be done at the beginning of each shift, or prior to each testing, whichever occurs first. Should a simulator not meet the requirements all testing done since last verification will be repeated. Below you will find a list of classifications and required voltages in accordance with this military standard. We offer ESD simulator rentals that provide testing to the all classes of testing. MIL-STD-883 - Voltage classification levels
MIL-STD-883 (military standard 883) requires 30kV discharge capabilities with an 100pF/1500Ω discharge network. We provide ESD simulator rentals from both Teseq and EMC Partner that meet these requirements. All of our EMC test equipment rentals come with an A2LA accredited calibration. For some testing situations, the calibration is not a necessity, however it does provide the reassurance that testing is being completed to meet the same criteria used by testing labs. This is important, especially for electrostatic discharge given that many oscilloscopes do not have capabilities to capture this fast waveform.
MIL-STD-883 - Step Levels Voltage and Current