Caliper Attachment Transmits Wireless Measurements

Originally titled 'Caliper Attachment Transmits Wireless Measurements'

The U-Wave Fit from Mitutoyo is an attachment for calipers and micrometers that transmits measurements wirelessly to a PC using the digimatic protocol.

Mitutoyo America Corporation has added the U-Wave Fit to its data management systems product line. The U-Wave Fit is an attachment for calipers and micrometers that transmits measurements wirelessly to a PC using the Digimatic protocol. The elimination of long, cumbersome data cables improves measurement efficiency and speed while maintaining precise accuracy, the company says. The unit’s interface loads data into any software product that accepts keyboard input.

The attachment is compatible with more than 1,600 different Mitutoyo calipers and micrometers. The unit is designed to enable the operator to handle and use the tool comfortablly without sacrificing accuracy.

The product is available in models including IP67 and buzzer types for 4", 6", 8" and 12" calipers, standard calipers and coolant-proof (IP65) micrometers. During standard operation, it has a wireless range of 20 m (60 ft.) and its 220 mAH battery lasts for more than 400,000 transmissions, according to the company. The Digimatic2 communication format is high resolution and sends polarity and the unit of measure.

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