R68 Panel Meter



Rectangular fronted, round R68 range : panel meters barrelled, moving iron and moving coil panel meters for AC or DC use. Manufactured to IEC51/BS89


Used widely in the panel building, welding and battery charger industry, where a round barrelled instrument is required to fit into a standard 64mm diameter panel cut-out


R68SD Moving Iron – AC

Rating Burden Accuracy
Scaled up to 100A direct connected 1.2VA max up to 30A, 2.4VA max 40-100A 2.5%
1A or 5A CT operated, scaled as required 0.7VA typically at 50Hz 2.5%
Scaled 30V to 600V, direct connected 6VA max 2.5%

R68MC Moving Coil – DC

Rating Burden Accuracy
Scaled 50µA to 50A direct connected 80mV to 150mV volt drop 1.5%
50mV to 300mV shunt operated, scaled as required 1mA (1000W/V) 1.5%
Scaled 50mV to 600V, direct connected 1mA (1000W/V) 1.5%

Technical Specification

Scale length 52mm 62mm
Movement 90 90
Fixing Method U-clip U-clip
Flame Retardent Base UL94V1 Base UL94V1
Case UL94VO Case UL94V0
Protection (Front of Panel) IP52 IP52

Dimensions (mm)

  • Adjustable red secondary ponter
  • 6 x overload scale
  • Tropical Finish
  • Special Dials
  • Black or white dial mask
  • R68 available as
  1. Power factor meter
  2. Wattmeter