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Digital Gauge with Interchangeable Sensors

Force or Torque Indicators with Remote Sensors


Item# DFG-RS3

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1-4 $659.27
5-9 $626.31
10-24 $613.12
25-49 $586.75
50-99 $573.56
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Force or Torque Indicators with Remote Sensors DFG-RS3 DFG-RS3
  • Interchangeable Force and Torque Sensors
  • High Speed 2000 Hz Sampling rate
  • Ultra-Compact Size
  • 4 Selectable Units of Measure
  • Load Cells Available in Ranges from 0.25 to 10,000 lb
  • Torque Sensors for 10 oz-in to 100 lb-in Ranges
  • USB Data Output
  • Programmable SetPoints with Pass/Fail Indicators
  • Large Backlit Graphics Display
  • Live Load Bargraph with Set Point Markers
  • Peak Readings and Set Points Always Displayed
5 Year Warranty

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The DFG-RS3 is an economical digital force and torque indicator that works with a wide variety of plug and play force and torque sensors. All calibration and configuration data is stored in the sensors smart connector instead of the indicator making the sensors truly interchangeable. In addition all of the remote sensors are also fully compatible with the advanced DFG-RS5 force/torque indicators. A variety of interchangeable force and torque sensors are available for use with the RS3 series. Sensors are available in a range of capacities from 0.25 to 10,000 pounds force for load cells and 10 oz-in to 100 lb-in for torque sensors. In addition to the pre-calibrated sensors the DFG-RSA programmable adapter allows the end user to calibrate most bridge type force or torque sensor with a 1 to 3 mV/V full scale output to work with the DFG-RS3. The RS3 series also shares menu structure and most specifications with the DFG35/HHTQ35 force and torques gauges. A backlit graphic LCD displays large characters and a menu is available to access the gauges features and configurable parameters. Units also have a USB output for data collection and setpoint indicators for pass-fail testing.

Accuracy: 0.2% of full scale + sensor
Power: Rechargeable battery or AC using adapter (batteries and adapter included)
Battery Life: Up to 7 hours continuous use with backlight on or 24 hours with backlight off
Low Battery: Multi-step low battery indicator is displayed, gauge shuts off automatically when power is too low
Configurable Settings: Digital filters, USB output, automatic Shutoff, default settings, key tones, audio alarms , calibration
USB Output: Individual data points by pressing the “DATA” key. Configurable to 115,200 baud
Operating Temperature: 4 to 38°C (40 to 100°F)
Humidity: 96% RH non-condensing
Dimensions: 99.1 H x 64.3 W x 38.1 mm D (3.90 x 2.53 x 1.50')
Weight: 0.3 kg (0.7 lb)
Operating Temperature: 5 to 38°C (40 to 100°F)
Operating Humidity: 96% non-condensing maximum
Safe Overload: 150% of full scale (200% for RLC03-025, RLC03-2 and RLC04 series)
Safe Overload: 150% of full scale (300% for RTQ50-10Z, RTQ50-50Z)
Chuck Opening: RTQ50-10Z and RTQ50-50Z – 0.062 to 0.375' RTQ50-12, RTQ50-100 – 0.078 to 0.5'

Rated 2 out of 5 by from Unclear on Website I was told that the meter and load cell were a kit, even after talking with your engineering. Other loads cells are $500 less! We were in a pinch, so we order both items separately. But $1500 for a load cell and meter seems excessive. Called customer support - was no help understanding, just kept stating "sold separately". It seems very odd that the meter and load cell are exactly the same price.
Date published: 2020-04-27
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Are size dimensions available for the sensors that are used in conjunction with the DFG-RS3 force/torque indicator. We have a handle that we wish to measure both the pull force to allow actuation and rotational torque for valve opening.

Asked by: Jonboy
Yes, Dimensional drawing for all RLC and RTQ load cells and torque sensors for the DFG-RS3 and DFG-RS5 are contained in the RLC and RTQ users manual which is available for download from the MANUALS file on our website.
Answered by: Application Engineer JK
Date published: 2020-01-03

Can this be used to measure the force (in netwons) of pulling a load of freight on a warehouse floor using a pallet jack?

Asked by: YBSC
The DFG-RSA is a remote sensor adaptor. The main unit is the DFG-RS3. The main unit can certainly be used to measure pulling force, the setup just needs to be appropriate for the application. For any further questions about your specific application please feel free to email us at pressure@omega.com.
Answered by: Pressure Eng
Date published: 2020-10-02

Does this come with a calibration certificate?

Asked by: GG_IWT
Thank you for your question? Unfortunately we will need a little more information from you on the product you are inquiring about.
Answered by: application engineer je
Date published: 2019-06-26

Does DFG-RS3 come with the Torque Sensors for 10 oz-in to 100 lb-in Ranges? If yes, could you kindly provide a picture of the sensor (did not find in the manual).

Asked by: Chen
Thank you for your inquiry. The website now has the linc to all the sensors for this unit. hope this was helpful?
Answered by: application engineer je
Date published: 2020-10-02
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