UK Supplier of Data Acquisition & Thermal Imaging systems, software and services



A low cost 8ch data recorder for vibration measurement.

SKU ES8 Category

Call for price


8-channel portable recorder, ES8 from TEAC.

The ES8 is a 8 channel, low cost, portable recording unit, using a Compact Flash memory card for recording. A stand-alone operation with the LCD and the key allows you to set, monitor, and record.

By connecting to a PC with a built-in USB interface, you can perform the wave monitor and the recording control. While simultaneously sampling on all channels, using the 16 bits A/D converter individually equipped in each channel, approximately four hours of continuous recording can be done with an internal dry cell battery. An external battery will extend recording time.

The sampling frequency ranges are 5kHz to 1/60Hz. Combining with various types of sensor amplifiers, a wide range of measurement is possible. This includes: earthquake, natural phenomenon and structural vibration, mechanical vibration measurement of the strain measurement, and bio-signal measurement.

Product Features

  • Low cost data recorder for vibration measurement and an 8 channel AD converter with a USB interface for laboratory use.
  • Supported CF Card recording data formats are CSV, and TAFFmat (TEAC standard format consisting with a text header file and a binary data file).
  • In addition to the manual operations such as Start or Stop, a various automatic measurement modes are also included such as: Level Trigger (Edge detection), Window Trigger, Pre/Post Trigger, and interval recording.
  • With a built-in comparator output, the recorder can be used to monitor usage by generating an external alarm.
  • Operates within a wide range of operating temperatures, -10°C to 50°C.
Number of Channels

8 channels. Individually ON/OFF selectable.

A/D Converter

16bits successive approximation. All channels sampled simultaneously (Input filter not included)

Input Range / Type ±2, 5 and 10V / Unbalanced, Impedance: 1M
Sampling Frequency 5KHz to 1/60Hz
(5K, 2K, 1K, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2, 1, 1/2, 1/5, 1/10, 1/30, 1/60Hz)
Record Mode Manual, Interval, Level Trigger (Edge/Window), External Trigger, Pre/Post Trigger
Comparator Output One relay contact (N/O), relay rating 40V, 0.25A
Manual / Level / Window (Trigger condition set separately from recording setup)
Operation delay from the condition met: less than 300µS
Display 20 characters x 4 lines; Character type LCD with backlight
Recording Media Compact Flash (FAT16) Maximum 2GB
Data Format Text CSV format or binary TAFFmat format selectable
The maximum sampling frequency is 50Hz for CSV format
PC Connection USB2.0 (Bus powered operation is not available)
Clock Calibration 30 second adjustment
Operating Temperature
and Humidity
-10°C to 50°C (In use under low temperature LCD may dew)
10% to 85% (non-condensing)
Power Supply Internal: 4 x AA NimH or Alkaline batteries
External: 8 - 15V DC

Approx. 150W x 100D x 40H mm

Weight Approx. 400g (not including batteries)
Accessories User Manual, AC Adapter, D-sub 25p connector, Navi Software, AA dry cell batteries
Safety Standard VCCI Class A
Option Input cable (D-sub 25p to BNC x 8)
Terminal Block
ES8 Specifications ES8 Specifications

Request further information on this product below