Astro-Med Dash 8N Thermal Recorder 8 Channel

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Features:

  • 10.4" Color Monitor for real-time viewing and playback
  • Internal 4 GByte Hard Drive for data storage
  • 100 MByte Removable ZIP Drive for storage
  • 8 Channels with Isolated Inputs
  • Real-time Mathematics: addition, subtraction, division, multiplication ( option )
  • Rugged, Compact and Portable - Less than 20 lbs.
  • Internal signal conditioning for single ended voltage, differential voltage

 

Specifications:


Inputs
  • Number of channels: 8
  • Input Type: Isolated single ended
  • 2 Guarded banana jacks

Accuracy
  • Bandwidth: 2 kHz ( -3dB )
  • Input Coupling: DC
  • Input Impedance: 1 Meg ohms
  • Zero Offset: Yes
  • Engineering Units: Yes

Digital Signal Processing
  • Sample Rate: 20 kHz
  • ADC Resolution: 16-bit
  • Functions: Filter, RMS, Integration, Differentiation
  • Filter Choices: Low pass with stops from 1 Hz to 1000 Hz; High pass with starts from 0.1 Hz to 100 Hz; Notch with 50 or 60 Hz center

Event Inputs -

Number of Inputs: 8 external event markers


Front Panel Display
  • Type: Active Matrix Color LCD
  • Viewing Area: 10.4" (diagonal), Resolution: 640 x 480

Chart Recorder
  • Recording Method: Direct thermal
  • Chart Size: 216 mm (8.5") W x 139 mm (5.5") L; Z-fold, 300 sheets, 137.5 ft
  • Resolution: 8 dpm (200 dpi) amplitude axis; 10 dpm time axis
  • Chart Speed: 1 mm/hr to 100 mm/sec
  • Dual Speed: Automatic change of speed with trigger
  • Remote Start / Stop: TTL level or switch closure
  • External Speed Control: TTL pulse
  • Text Printing: Print ASCII files from ZIP disk
  • Maximum Waveform Size: 200 mm
  • Amplitude Grids: 8 independent grids up to 200 mm user defined
  • Annotation: System Log printed automatically ( time, date, speed )

Data Capture
  • Sample Rate: 0.2 Hz to 20 kHz per channel
  • Disk Capacity: 800 million samples, 1000 records
  • Maximum Record: 800 million samples

Record Review
  • Formats: Strip chart, numeric, tabular, XY plot
  • Display: Use cursors to select sections and make measurements
  • Chart: Playback all or any section and x1/8 to x8
  • ZIP Archive: Up to 45 million samples
  • ASCII conversion: Direct conversion to ASCII format

ZIP Drive
  • Format: MSDOS
  • Function: Setup files, software upgrades and data transfer / archive

Power -

Input Voltage: 90 - 250 VAC at 50 or 60 Hz (auto-select)