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Magnescale Announces USB Digital Gauges!

Magnescale Co., Ltd. of Japan is pleased to announce that it has developed a new line of “DS”-series digital gauges with USB output.

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Magnescale Co., Ltd. of Japan is pleased to announce that it has developed a new line of “DS”-series digital gauges with USB output. This new series of digital gauges allows customers to directly connect to Windows 7/10 enabled PCs via USB 2.0. It is available now for distributors, system integrators and OEM customers.

The new DS-series will be available in 5mm or 12mm measuring lengths, with either 0.1 or 0.5 micron resolution. Each gauge can be configured with a straight body, and has vacuum retract and flange mount options, and has environment protection ratings up to IP67. Magnescale has also created basic measurement software that is available for download on the Magnescale website, along with development software tools for a variety of platforms (Jscript, Excel VBA, etc.).

The DS-series joins Magnescale’s dependable lineup of digital gauges, with measuring ranges from 5mm to 205mm, and environmental protection up to IP67: The high-accuracy DK800S-series, the robust DK-series, and the rugged DT-series.

Ted Igarashi, Magnescale President, commented “We recognized the need for customers to easily access measuring data directly to a PC, without expensive additional equipment, so the addition of the DS-Series was the next logical step”. Ted continued, “This new product gives us more capability to interface with customer PCs than ever before, and allows more customers to take advantage of the combination of durability and accuracy that only Magnescale can provide.”


Magnescale Americas is a leading supplier of precision measurement equipment worldwide, and has been manufacturing precision linear and rotary encoders, digital gauges, DRO system for over 40 years.

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