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Datcon Specifications

Heavy Duty Industrial Instruments

- Full line of heavy-duty gauges, tachometers & speedometers ideally suited for rugged O.E.M. off-highway, industrial & specialty vehicle applications
- Rugged design assures desired performance in high shock & vibration environments
- Superior Magna-Torque™ air-core movement minimizes hysteresis, improves pointer response & assures better accuracy
- High-impact moisture-resistant polyester case & sealed bobbin assembly
- Dual scale graphics
- Immune to over-voltage or incorrect installation
- Optional Smart Instrument® versions


Sizes: 2" diameter (nominal) gauges/tachometers, panel cut-out 2.098"+/-02"; 3-3/8" diameter (nominal) tachometers/speedometers, panel cut-out 3.400" +/- .02"
Dials: Metal, black
Graphics/symbols White-on-black English-metric (dual scale) with SAE symbols
Pointer: Standard white; RTZ feature on select products
Bezel: Black, anodized; SAE "step", "deep draw" or stainless steel, polished step
Lens: Glass
Case: Hight-impact moisture-resistant polyester (PBT)
Bobbin assembly: Fully sealed, internally dampened
Movement: High-torque Magna-Torque™ air-core movement: 90° sweep for gauges & 270° sweep for tachometers & speedometers
Lighting: Perimeter lighting (flood-lit)/Optional incandescent 12- or 24-volt5/8" or wedgebase light kits
Supply/operating voltage: 12 VDC or 24 VDC/10-16 VDC (12-volt) or 20-32 VDC(24-volt)
Ohms/resistance: Datcon electrical "match" (240-33.5Ohms, typical)
Electrical connections: #6-32 studs, male
Hardware: "Kit" includes mounting bracket, lock washers & zinc-plated nuts
Sealing: Front sealed, gasketed
General performance: Gauges per SAE J1810; meters per SAE J1399 & J1226
Accuracy: Per SAE J1810: +/-1.5 angular degrees at primary calibration point & +/-3 angular degrees at secondary calibration point based on nominal input
Operating temperature: -40°C to +85°C
Shock & vibration Per SAE J1810


Suitability of application is the responsibility of the user. Gauges and meters should be matched with appropriate Datcon brand senders and sensors to assure systems compatibility.

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