Megger or Mega Ohm Meter College Assignment

Fajar Purnama
7 min readDec 29, 2020


This is my undergraduate assignment in the Electrical Measurement course where the task is to write an essay on Megger or Mega Ohm Meter. This assignment has never been published anywhere and I, as the author and copyright holder, license this assignment customized CC-BY-SA where anyone can share, copy, republish, and sell on condition to state my name as the author and notify that the original and open version available here.

Chapter 1 Introduction

1.1 Background

Maybe you’ve heard an electrician perform a “Megger”. The term “megger” is defined as a measurement or test of electrical insulation. Whereas Megger is a company that provides measuring devices in the field of electricity which is well known in the field of electrical insulation measurements. According to the author, the term someone doing “Megger” is a misnomer. Megger is not a verb, which should not be included in the dictionary.

Many people confuse this saying, because the Megger company is so well known. The tools we use are made by the Megger company. The electrical insulation test is sometimes called the Megger Test.

1.2 Objective

  • Getting to know Megger.
  • Get to know Megger’s main product.



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