Scientific Devices Australia

Scientific Devices Australia Pty. Ltd. (SDA) is an ISO9001 Quality certified business, marketing and supporting a comprehensive range of test equipment for leading manufacturers of Electronic Test & Measurement Instrumentation in the fields of Telecommunication Carrier Network Synchronisation, Enterprise NTP & PTP Time Synchronisation, Time & Frequency Standards, Metrology & Calibration, Power Supplies, RF & Microwave, Mobile Telecommunications, Sensitive Source & Measure, EMC, Data Acquisition and Switch Systems. We also offer a comprehensive range of Bus level modular solutions including PXI, PXIe and LXI Ethernet based instruments.

Our Head office, Service Facility and Calibration laboratory are located in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Together with our branch office in Sydney, Scientific Devices Australia offers a skilled network of trained personnel providing a complete solution for Sales & Applications, Service & Technical Support and Calibration. For details please go to the Contacts Section.

Importantly, Scientific Devices has a comprehensive NATA Calibration Laboratory and an in-house service facility to support our customers’ investment locally. We offer technical assistance for customers that require a turnkey solution and on-going support through the life of the equipment.


Scientific Devices Australia have defined the following markets in which we actively pursue business:

  • Time & Frequency including Synchronisation of Digital Data Systems
  • (SDH, Mobile Networks, LAN, WAN etc)
  • Calibration (AC/DC Metrology)
  • AC and DC Power Supply Systems
  • Data Acquisition and Digital Signal Processing
  • RF and Microwave
  • PXI, PXIe Mainframes, Controllers & Modular Instruments
  • Mobile Communications
  • High Voltage Power Supplies and AC/DC & DC/DC Converters
  • EMC Test Systems
  • Digital Oscilloscopes and Digitisers
  • Magnetic Instrumentation
  • Vibration Analysis Systems
  • Strain Systems
  • General Purpose Test
  • History

    Since 1970 we have represented many Test and Measurement companies and technologies which have been at the forefront of development and change in the electronics industry and we continue to introduce new technologies and instrumentation to the Australian market.

  • Goals

    We aim to offer our customers quality and ongoing solutions to their Source & Measurement applications. This requires us to understand our customers’ requirements, the capabilities of our products and then assist our customers to match product to application. To facilitate these goals we make available to our customers the experience and knowledge of our team of sales, service and applications engineers.

  • Sales Philosophy – Marketing

    We endeavor to differentiate ourselves from our competitors by providing a quality personalized technical service focusing on our customers’ requirements. Customer service is the most important activity our company performs and 90% of our staff have direct sales contact with customers during their daily activities.

    Our Sales team are all technically qualified and experienced with the products we market. They are backed by in house engineering support that can develop solutions to customer’s applications. Furthermore, we offer a complete System Integration Service for customer’s preferring turnkey solutions.


Our current management team has over 60 years experience with Scientific Devices and the Electronics Test and Measurement market.

Hamish Clark – General Manager
Hamish has been with Scientific Devices since 1982. He retains a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and continues his extensive knowledge in the area of supplier relations, their products and applications as well as general management responsibilities.

Mark Lotter – National Sales & Marketing Manager
Mark has been with Scientific Devices since 1980 and is responsible for national sales & marketing activities. Mark has an Associate Diploma in Electronic Engineering and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree majoring in Marketing and Human Resources. Mark also has extensive experience in supplier and customer relations, products and applications.

Scientific Devices Australia’s most valuable resources are its people. Our experienced and dedicated team offers the company, our customers and suppliers their expertise gained through experience and education. Our company skill set includes Telecommunications, Metrology, Electronic Design, Software Development, System Design and Integration as well as business and finance advice. Staff retention for Scientific Devices is well over 10 years.

Service and Calibration
SDA offers our customers full post sales service and technical support. Our Calibration & Service manager, Mr Laurence Motteram together with Technical Support Manager, Oliver Zielonka will assist with any service issues including warranty and post warranty repairs to component level where possible and technical/application assistance. With the increasing complexity of today’s products our support team extends to providing an interface with overseas suppliers to confirm faults and ensure timely turnaround of overseas repairs.

We maintain an in-house NATA certified Calibration Laboratory to support our customer’s products. This Laboratory is continually upgraded to improve uncertainties and add additional capabilities. Details regarding our current NATA accreditation can be obtained from the NATA Website at Laboratory Number 3686.

If you require any assistance regarding Test & Measurement Equipment or need to discuss your application, please do not hesitate to contact us Contacts.