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DT-209X Shimpo Contact & Non-Contact Tachometer

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As of October 2012 the DT-209X is no longer available, it has been replaced by the DT-2100

The DT-209X Combination laser Tachometer with Memory & Data-Output offers outstanding features and value in a compact rugged package.

Enhanced download features and online controls, showing trending and real time data via USB communication; you can easily access your data by the free software included in each DT-209X package. USB and Analog output included.

Software supplied with DT-209X requires Windows XP (not compatible with Windows 7).


  • High-precision laser measures from distances up to 14 feet
  • Includes 6" circumference surface speed wheel
  • Provides both USB and Analog Output (0 - 1V DC)
  • PC Software is included FREE displays RPM data in numerical and graphic formats (refer to photo gallery above)
  • Built-in memory for last, maximum, minimum and 10 separate readings
  • FREE NIST-traceable calibration certificate
  • Includes USB cable and software


Complete Kit

The DT-209X is supplied as a complete kit including the tachometer, contact adapter, reflective tape, 2 cone adapters, funnel adapter, 3 1/2" Extension shaft, 6" cir. measuring wheel, NIST certificate, USB cable and Application software in a rugged carrying case


Display Range6 to 99,999 rpm
Accuracy6 to 8,299 rpm: ±1 rpm
8,300 to 24,999 rpm: ±2 rpm
25,000 to 99,999 rpm: ±0.006% rpm
DisplayLCD - 5 digit 0.47" (12mm) high LCD
Measuring Unitsper Minute: Revolutions, Meters, Yards, Feet, Inches
Total Length: Meters, Yards, Feet, Inches
Measuring Distance14 feet (5.2 m) maximum
Measuring ModesUSB mode; PC online measuring / standard (STD) mode; Standard measuring
DetectionLaser Diode, Class II
MemorySTD mode; 24 blocks, 10 points/block (Total; 240 data) AVE mode; 30 blocks
Over-Range IndicatorFlashing numerals
Update Time1 second (typical)
Analog Output0 - 1 V DC
USB CommunicationUSB 1.1
Batteries2 - 1.5 V AA
Battery Life15 Hours Approximately
Operating Temp32° to 113° F (0 to 45° C)
ConstructionDie-cast aluminum housing
Weight0.8 pounds (365 grams)
Dimensions6.6" L x 2.4" W x 1.8" H (167mm x 61mm x 45.7)
Warranty1 year