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Model 4215C-204-1-02, Catalog #538612, 2-Channel Load Cell Indicator for Measurement & Control of Strain Gages

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Catalog No: 538612
Model No: 4215C-204-1-02
D/A Output-Analog:Scalable +/-10V - 4/20mA Optional
Display Range:+/-999,999 Cts.
Excitation:5 or 10 VDC
Input Range:+/-4.5mV/V
Quad Limits Output:Independent, Isolated Solid State Relays control AC or DC signals
Serial Port:RS232/485 - USB Optional
Product Type:4215 Series, TEDS-TagĀ®

  • Replaces Model 4215A-204-1-02, Catalog #304217
  • RS232 and USB Output Ports
  • Programmable by Computer or through Front Panel

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  • Replaces Model 4215A-204-1-02, Catalog #304217

Calibration Quality Load Cell Electronics

Dual Channel Intelligent Microprocessor-Based Instrumentation Designed for Laboratory Reference Load Cells, or other Field Applications

The Model 4215C-204-1-02 Dual Channel Strain Gage Indicator is an intelligent microprocessor based instrument designed for the measurement and control of strain gage transducer based systems. It combines the force channels, encoder position channels, print capabilities, and RS232/485 serial communications into a versatile platform that can be customized to deliver the most powerful and affordable instrumentation in its class.

The Model 4215 is compatible with most tensile testers, load cells, extensometers, torque transducers, pressure sensors and position encoders. Whether upgrading an existing system or implementing a new one, the Model 4215 strain gage indicator delivers the accuracy, reliability, and repeatability needed to meet the most demanding applications. 

Field-proven for the measurement of jet engine thrust by a major aerospace designer!


  • USB Communications Port
  • TEDS-Tag®
  • Provides strain amplifier and signal conditioning for strain gages, load cells, and transducers.
  • Provides for calibration and data storage of strain gages, load cells and transducers.
  • The Model 4215 can be used as a Thrust System Indicator applicable to the testing of jet engines.
  • The Model 4215 is compatible with most tensile testers, load cells, extensometers, torque transducers, pressure sensors and position encoders.

Need something similar? Call 401-943-1164 or Email eslab@electrostandards.com. 
Engineers are onsite to custom design your exact requirements!

 Standard Features:

  • Fully Bipolar Range /-999,999 display.
  • 24-bit resolution.
  • Nonlinearity 0.005%.
  • 2-line X 20-character vacuum fluorescent display.
  • TEDS-Tag® Auto Load Cell Identification.
  • User input text display on second line of display.
  • Auto setup for 25 load cells.
  • Front panel shunt calibration with 2 selectable resistors.
  • Functions include: peak / valley / hold / tracking / peak reset.
  • Quad limits output: independent, isolated solid state relays, controls AC or DC signals.
  • Six user-selectable filters.
  • Tri-state limit display: on, off, disabled.
  • Automatic display unit conversation: Lb, Kg, N, Psi, Mpa, Klb, Kn, t.
  • D/A output:  /-10V std; /-5V, 0-5V, 0-10V std. per request.
  • Direct analog amplifier output.
  • RS-232/RS422, RS485 communication standard.
  • Full operation and calibration via RS232.
  • 5-point linearization.
  • Quadrature encoder channel for position and rate readout.
  • Dual Channel Load Cell indicator

Available Features:

  • 4 - 20 mA output
  • Rugged carry handle
  • Two channel option available
  • Two channel units are standard with simultaneous read
  • Two channel unit has two independent lines of 20 character display for simultaneous viewing of both channels (standard for 2-channel unit)
  • USB communications port.
  • 10-Point Linearization.
  • Second D/A Output.

dataView Software Ready!

Main panel of dataView software showing real-time graphing while running a test.

  • Standard unit is dataView ready for graphical user interface and connection to a PC.
  • dataView software operates at full speed for single and dual-channel unit real time data acquisition.
  • dataView software is catalog number 511040.

Model 4215 connects to a wide variety of tensile testers, extensometers, torque transducers, and other strain gage transducers.
 Model 4215 connects to a wide variety of tensile testers, torque transducers, and other strain gage transducers.


Transducer Interface:

  • Input: /-4.5 mV/V (Other ranges are available)
  • Excitation: Selectable 5 or 10 VDC
  • Current Drive: 180mA Strain Gage Compatible

Digital Interface:

  • Vacuum Tube Fluorescent Display
  • Automatic Span Adjustment and Scaling
  • Automatic Decimal Point Adjustment
  • Maximum Display Count /-999,999 standard
  • Resolution: 24 Bits
  • Linearity: 0.01%

Six Smart Pushbuttons (All menu buttons have alternate functions for setup menus):

  • Two buttons for displayed item and displayed units selection
  • Tare
  • Peak and Hold Reset
  • Print

Serial Port Interface

  • RS232/422 and 485

Limit Switches

  • Digital Outputs for Over/Under Limits
  • Solid State Relay Interface


  • Shunt Check, mV/V, Known Load

Analog Output

  • D/A analog Output
  • Scalable /-10 V, 4-20mA optional

Position Encoder Interface

  • Quadrature Encoder (4 x number of lines)
  • Single-ended or Differential Signals
  • 12 VDC or 5 VDC Power

Transducer Channels

  • 1 to 2, 1 Std, 2nd Channel optional

Hardware Auto Identification

  • Hardware Auto Identification for 25 transducers

Remote Operation

  • Full Remote Operation via Serial Port
  • Basic Control via Digital Inputs
  • Optional DataView Software link for PC

Programmed Operations include:

  • Peak Hold and Tracking
  • Programmable Math and Function Channels
  • Programmable Limits
  • Variety of Engineering Units (including lbs, kg, N, Psi)
  • Position Indication
  • Velocity Indication
  • Accepts User-Parameter Inputs
  • Menu Scrolling
  • Auto Zero

Network Applicaton for Model 4215A-204-1 Dual Channel Indicators

APPLICATION NOTE: How to make your own Plug and Play Load Cell System!

Order Cat No 501574, TEDS-Tag® ID Component to make your Plug and Play Load Cell System!

Model 4215 was also featured on ThomasNet

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