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Dakota Ultrasonics ZX-1

Dakota Ultrasonics ZX-1

Dakota Ultasonics ZX-1 Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge is a basic fixed velocity gauge that requires no special training to operate the  calibration is done by simply scrolling to a known material velocity. This gauge is designed and built to withstand the roughest industry conditionsand is an affordable low-cost gauge that is backed by a 5-year limited warranty. If you’re looking for a quality instrument to meet or exceed your application expectations reliably, look no further than the Dakota Ultasonics ZX-1.


Weight: 11 ounces (with batteries).
Size: Width (2.5 in / 63.5 mm)
Height (5.17 in / 131.3 mm)
Depth (1.24 in / 31.5 mm)
Operating Temperature: -22 to 167F (-30 to 75C).
Case: Aluminum body with nickel-plated aluminum end caps (gasket sealed).


The sealed membrane is resistant to both water and petroleum products.
Seven or eight tactile feedback keys.


Dual element (transmit and receive)
1 to 10 MHz frequency range.
Locking quick disconnect LEMO connectors.
4-foot cable.
Custom transducers available for special applications.

Power Supply

Two 1.5V alkalines, 1.2V NiCad, or 1.5V Lithium AA cells
Typically operates for 45 hours on alkaline and 23 hours on NiCad.
With a low battery indicator on display. Unit turns off automatically when the battery is too low to operate reliably.


The Dakota Ultasonics ZX-1 Multi-function 7 segment 4.5 digit liquid crystal display with 0.500 in digit height. Two 0.125 in14 segment fields for labels and values, and one 7 segment field for labels and values. Additional icons to indicate features and modes.
The backlight is selectable on/off/auto, and selectable brightness (Low, Med, Hi) options.
The bar graph indicates the stability of the reading.


Dakota Ultrasonics ZX-1 comes with a factory calibration traceable to NIST & MIL-STD 45662A.


5-Year Limited Warranty


Range: Measures from 0.025 to 36.00 inches (0.63 to 1219.2 millimetres). Range dependent on material and transducer type.
Units: English & Metric
Resolution: 0.001 inches (0.01 millimeters)
Velocity Range: 0.0120 to .7300 in/μs (305 to 18,542 m/sec)
PRF: 200Hz
Display Update Rate: 10Hz

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