Key Features
  • Universal – compatible with majority of the commercially available sensors
  • Programmable – customised software deployment for changing and challenging requirements
  • High input Impedance – ensure accurate sensor readings
  • Expandable – expandable to 960 analogue inputs with expansion module
  • Programmable analogue output – for connection to SCADA or control application
dataTaker DT85 logger

The Smarter Solution

The dataTaker DT85 smart data logger provides an extensive array of features that allow it to be used across a wide variety of applications. The DT85 is a robust, stand alone, low power data logger featuring USB memory stick support, 18 bit resolution, extensive communications capabilities and built-in display.

The dataTaker DT85’s Dual Channel concept allows up to 32 isolated or 48 common referenced analog inputs to be used in many combinations. With support for multiple SDI-12 sensor networks, Modbus for SCADA systems, FTP and Web interface, 12V regulated output to power sensors, the DT85 is a totally self contained solution.

  • Meteorological station network
  • Air pollution
  • River floods
  • Water flow
  • Forest fire detection
  • Water pollution
  • Plantation monitoring
  • Wind and solar power monitoring
  • Green houses

Versatile Measurement

Connect an array of sensors through the versatile analog and digital channels, high-speed counter inputs, phase encoder inputs and programmable serial sensor channels.

Temperature, voltage, current, 4-20mA loops, resistance, bridges, strain gauges, frequency, digital, serial and calculated measurements can all be scaled, logged and returned in engineering units or within statistical reporting.

Set up sampling, logging, alarm and control tasks to suit your own requirements while interfaces for smart sensors, GPS and other intelligent devices expand the DT85 flexibility.

Superior Data Storage and Communications

With the standard unit able to store up to 10 million data points (expandable) you can log as much or as little as you need. Overwrite or stop logging once allocated memory is full, archive data on alarm event, copy to USB memory or transfer via FTP/ Email, the choice is yours.

Communications features include RS232, USB and Ethernet, connect to the DT85 locally, remotely through a modem or over the Internet. The web interface allows users to configure the DT85, access logged data and see current measurements as mimics or in a list using a web browser.

FTP/ Email provides data to your office over the internet or wireless network, without the need for polling or specific host software.

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Max Sampling rate (Hz) 40
Analog Inputs 48 (2-wire common reference)
32 (2-wire isolated)
16 (3 and 4-wire isolated)
Analog Input Range Voltage: ±30m,300m,3000m,50000mVDC
Current: ±30mA
Resistance: 1MΩ
Frequency: 450kHz
Analog Voltage Accuracy ±0.15 of Reading + (Full Scale Reading * 0.01%)
Effective Resolution 18 bits
Analog Outputs 1
Analog Out Range Voltage: 10m-10000mVDC
Current: 0-24mA
Excitation Analog Channel: selectable 2µA, 250µA or 2.5mA precision current source, 4.5V voltage source or switched external supply
Switchable 12V/5 regulated power output (max 300mA)
Digital IO 8 bi-directional channels
Counter Low speed counters: 8 counters shared with digital inputs
Dedicated counters: 7 high speed or 3 phase encoder
RS232/RS422/RS485 serial sensor port 1
RS232 host port 1
USB Port 1
Ethernet Port 1
Data Storage 128MB (upgradeable to 2GB)
Protocols Supported Modbus, FTP, HTTP, XML, SMTP, NTP and SDI-12
CEM20 Expansion Module supported Yes
Power Requirements 10-30 VDC
Internal Battery 6Vdc 1.2Ah Lead Acid
Real Time Clock Accuracy ± 1 min/year (0°C to 40°C)
± 4 min/year (–40°C to 70°C)
Integrated WIFI No
Dimensions(mm) 180x137x65
Weight 1.5kg
Temperature Range –45°C to 70°C
Warranty 3 years

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