The 5i advanced digital force / torque indicator is designed to work with a wide range of Mark-10 remote force and torque sensors (see below). With exclusive Plug & Test™ technology, all calibration and configuration data is saved within the sensor’s smart connector, not the indicator, allowing for true interchangeability. Sensor password protection prevents use of an unauthorized sensor. In addition, all sensors are fully compatible with the more basic 3i force / torque indicator.
The 5i shares its menu structure and most specifications with Series 5 digital force gauges. The sampling rate is a blazing fast 7,000 Hz, producing accurate results even for quick-action tests. A large, backlit graphics LCD displays large, legible characters, while the simple menu navigation allows for quick access to the indicator’s many features and configurable parameters. Data can be transferred to a PC or data collectors via USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo (Digimatic), or analog outputs. On-board data memory for up to 1,000 readings is included, as are statistical calculations with output to a PC. Integrated set points with indicators and outputs are ideal for pass-fail testing and for triggering external devices such as an alarm, relay, or test stand. An analog load bar is shown on the display for graphical representation of applied force or torque.
The 5i’s averaging mode addresses the need to record the average load over time, while external trigger mode makes switch activation testing simple and accurate.
The 5i includes MESUR™ Lite data acquisition software. MESUR™ Lite tabulates continuous or single point data. Data saved in the indicator’s memory can also be downloaded in bulk. One-click export to Excel easily allows for further data manipulation.
Interchangeable force and torque sensors through Plug & Test™ technology (sensors are sold separately)
Sensor password protection, for preventing use of an unauthorized sensor
Password protection for individual keys and calibration
High-speed 7,000 Hz sampling rate
USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo, and analog outputs
Large backlit graphic display
1,000-point data memory with statistics (min, max, mean, standard deviation) and outputs
Live load bar graph with set point markers
Programmable set points, with alarms and outputs
Peak readings and set points always displayed
Averaging mode - calculates average readings over time
External trigger mode - for switch contact testing or remotely stopping display update
Automatic data output via USB/RS-232
5 selectable units of measurement
Configurable audio alarms and key tones
±0.1% of full scale
AC or rechargeable battery. Multi-step low battery indicator is displayed, gauge shuts off automatically when power is too low.
Backlight on: up to 7 hours of continuous use Backlight off: up to 24 hours of continuous use
lbF, ozF, gF, kgF, N, kN, mN (depending on model)
USB / RS-232: Configurable up to 115,200 baud. Automatic output available up to 250 Hz. Includes Gauge Control Language 2 for full computer control. Mitutoyo (Digimatic): Serial BCD suitable for all Mitutoyo SPC-compatible devices. Analog: ±1 VDC, ±0.25% of full scale at capacity, General purpose: Three open drain outputs, one input. Set points: Three open drain lines.
150% of full scale (display shows “OVER” at 110% and above)
0.7 lbs (0.3 kg)
Carrying case, universal voltage AC adapter, battery, quick-start guide, USB cable, resource CD (USB driver, MESUR™ Lite software, MESUR™gauge and MESUR™gauge Plus 90-day trial, and user's guide), and certificate of calibration. If ordered with a sensor, a NIST-traceable certificate of calibration for the set (indicator + sensor) can be supplied upon request, at no additional charge.
3 years (see individual statement for further details)
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