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Digital Force Gauges - Dart 2.0

Product Code : Dart 2.0

The all NEW DART 2.0: FGV-XY series gauges from SHIMPO combine the extensive features of the SHIMPO DFS series with the rugged, ergonomic and compact design of the original DART series to provide a complete force testing instrument for a variety of industries. With free software and toriemon USB, the FGV-XY provides a total package for force testing up to 200lbs.

The ergonomically designed DART 2.0 provides an easy to use force gauge for incoming quality inspection, finished goods testing, Ramp;D and other force-related applications. Onboard statistic calculations provide fast access to maximum, minimum, average and standard deviation data.

The USB port and 1,000 point memory allows for data to be easily exported in real time or once testing is complete. In addition, the RS-232C and analog outputs allow the DART 2.0 series maximum flexibility.

Applications where the DART 2.0 series excels: Wallboard, wire pull, wire crimp, trigger pull, brake pedal, aerospace ceramic, spring, food ripeness, corrugated paper strength, blister pack medical component, muscle strength and ergonomic testing.

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    Rugged Die Cast Aluminum Construction
    Selectable Auto-Shut Off
    Small Size
    On Board Statistics
    Expanded Memory
    Built In Hi-Lo Comparator


    F G E - X a n d F G V - X D A R T S E R I E S S P E C I F I C A T I O N S

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    0.5 lb (8 oz)

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    Accuracy +/- 0.2% F.S.
    Display 4-Digit LCD, 12mm high. Reversible by the push of a button. Minus sign for tension.
    Display Update 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 1 sec
    Sampling R Rate ate 1000 times per second
    Overload 200% of F.S.
    Power ower Rechargeable Ni-Cad battery or AC adapter/charger
    Output (FGV FGV-X model only) Analog: +/- 1 VDC (through a 12 bit D/A converter)
    RS232C: Baud rate (19200, 9600, 4800, 2400 bps selectable), commands control
    Auto P Power ower Shut-Off Yes (not active if adapter/charge is in use)
    Batter Battery y Charge 12 hours (when fully charged)
    Recharge echarge Time Approximately 18 hours when fully discharged
    Temperature emperature R Range ange 32 - 104 Degrees F (0 - 40 Degrees C)


    Dimensions 5.1 Inches L x 2.9 Inches W x 1.5 Inches H (130 mm x 75 mm x 38 mm)
    Weight eight 1 lb (450 g)
    Standard Accessories:
    AC adapter/charger
    carrying case
    flat head
    notched head
    cone head
    extension rod
    inch adapter.
    FGV-RS232CABLE is included with FGV-X series only)
    Approvals CE approved
    OPTIONAL NIST certs with data

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