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Shock & Vibration Sensor/Recorder

Product Announcement from Instrumented Sensor Technology

The PANTHER Model EDR -4 series shock & vibration data loggers, monitors and recorders are self-contained, user-programmable acceleration sensor/recorders. The compact, 5lb. Package is designed for remote, stand-alone shock and vibration measurement and recording over extended time periods ranging from several hours to several weeks.


  • Triggered Waveform Recording
  • 3 & 6 - Channel Capabilities
  • 12-bit A/D, 74dB Dynamic Range
  • Programmable Digitization to 15 KHz/CH
  • Three Single-Ended Inputs
  • Three Differential Inputs
  • Internal PR Triaxial Accelerometer (Rentals Offered)
  • Constant-Current Excitation For Low-Bias PE Accels
  • User Adjustable (DC) Offset Correction
  • Programmable Time or Event-Based Triggering
  • Programmable Anti-Alias Filter From 10Hz to 2+kHz
  • Programmable Gain Adjust
  • 6 MB Onboard Memory, Expandable to 108 MB
  • Programmable Data Memory Partitioning
  • Sliding Window Overwrite Memory Management
  • High Speed Parallel or Serial Port Data Communications
  • Precision Synchronization to 1 USEC
  • Battery Powered for 30 - 60 Days

The EDR-4 shock & vibration data monitor, logger and recorder is a precision field measurement instrument offering major improvements in recording speed, onboard data storage, dynamic range, data management, and programmability features.

The PANTHER shock & vibration data monitor, logger and recorder is programmed for test using a standard PC serial or parallel port, along with IST's DynaMax DM-1 software module. After Field recording data is transferred back to the host computer for processing and analysis.

Each PANTHER shock & vibration data monitor, logger and recorder is powered by a specially designed, user serviceable D-cell battery pack. The PANTHER's recording function is controlled by a custom designed recording and data management engine. The design is highly optimized for minimal power consumption while running at high, multi-channel digitization rates, and extremely large data memory storage capacities.

During active recording acceleration signals are digitized to 12 bit resolution and stored in digital memory onboard the unit.

The PANTHER shock & vibration data monitor, logger and recorder offers from 6 MB up to 108 MB of onboard data memory for wave-form recording.

For airborne applications the PANTHER shock & vibration data monitor, logger and recorder is capable of recording upwards of 90 minutes of data while providing a 2kHz analysis bandwidth. For lower frequency ground transportation applications the unit is capable of recording continuously for several days before filing its memory.

Data management in the PANTHER shock & vibration data monitor, logger and recorder allows the unit to measure and record up to 32,000 individual 3-channel waveform sets comprising transient shock events or continuous vibration.

The length of each event is user configurable enabling the unit to be tailored to particular measurement tasks. Acceleration recording can be configured for measurement from either the three internal(triaxial) accelerometer channels, or from up to three optional external accelerometer channel inputs.

The PANTHER EDR-4M6 shock & vibration data monitor, logger and recorder model offers recording capability from six input channels simultaneously.

The PANTHER shock & vibration data monitor, logger and recorder also measures and records environment temperature using sensors built into the instrument.

Optional external temperature and relative humidity sensors are also available.