14 January 2011

Grant targets industrial market with dataTaker® DT82i data logger

Grant targets industrial market with dataTaker® DT82i data logger

The dataTaker® DT82i is a low cost but sophisticated data logger designed for a wide variety of industrial applications.

CAMBRIDGE, England , January 14,  2011 - Grant Instruments (www.grantinstruments.com), a worldwide developer and supplier of data acquisition, scientific and life sciences products, has introduced the dataTaker® DT82i, a low cost but sophisticated data logger designed for a wide variety of general industrial applications. These include R&D, process or energy monitoring, fault identification, machine down time and vehicle testing.

Based on the highly successful DT80 range of data loggers, the DT82i is an intelligent, robust, stand alone, low power and extremely cost-effective data logger featuring 2 analogue input channels, 4 digital inputs and 4 low speed counters. The unit supports temperature, voltage, current, 4-20mA loops, resistance, bridges, strain gauges and frequency measurements.

The DT82i's Dual Channel Isolation Technology allows up to 4 isolated or 6 common referenced analogue inputs. The DT82i also supports Modbus sensors and SCADA systems, features switchable 12V and 5V regulated outputs to power sensors, and has extensive communications capabilities including RS232 and Ethernet.

The DT82i has a built-in web interface called dEX which allows users to configure the unit, access logged data and see current measurements as mimics or in a list using a web browser. With dEX, no special PC software is required as the software loads in the web browser so there is no need for users to load cumbersome applications on their computer.

The DT82i can store up to 10 million data points in a secure, non-volatile internal 128MB memory with user control available for multiple data files, overwrite modes, alarm histories and automatically archived event records. The unit also features USB memory stick support for easy data and programme transfer.

The dataTaker® DT82i is the latest in a range of data acquisition products on offer from Grant Instruments designed to satisfy the most demanding data collection requirements across industrial, scientific, R&D and environmental applications.

The Grant data acquisition product range extends from high specification, portable data logging systems (Squirrel family) through to fully integrated custom-configurable acquisition and control systems (dataTaker® family), while Eltek, the Cambridge-based Grant affiliate, produces Squirrel variants primarily for remote logging. All products come with a 3 year warranty. OEM versions of most products are available on request.

For more information about Grant Instruments' wide range of data acquisition products, please visit www.grant.co.uk. Alternatively, telephone +44 (0) 1763 260811 or email acquisitionsales@grantinstruments.com.

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About Grant Instruments

Grant Instruments (Cambridge) Limited (www.grantinstruments.com) is a world renowned supplier and manufacturer of scientific, life sciences and data acquisition products. The company has been designing, manufacturing and distributing scientific products for nearly 60 years and has established a worldwide reputation for high quality, reliable and robust systems designed to satisfy the most demanding applications for research in life sciences, chemical and the general laboratory. Headquartered at Shepreth on the outskirts of Cambridge, England, the company has an extensive network of dealers and distributors servicing Europe, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific region.

Media contact:
Martin Brooke
Martin Brooke Associates

Tel: +44 (0) 1223 244500
Email: martin.brooke@mba-pr.com

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