Paperless Chart Recorder (Up to 24 Channels)

Product Code: PR20

The PR series of paperless chart recorders offer a solution for most budgets and applications with outstanding specifications and features, at very competitive prices.

The PR20 is our most popular model. Medium sized, it is a mid-range unit suitable for most applications. Available with 3, 6, 12, 18 or 24 channel inputs and with a 5.6” TFT wide touch screen.

The PR20 is easy to program, using either the front touch screen or the free software provided.

As your application evolves the input, output and communication modules can be easily changed by simply unplugging / plugging in the back of the recorder.

Handwritten messages can be written on the front touch screen, which can be very handy for the users.

  • Features
  • Technical
  • Options
  • Documents
  • Software
    • Most popular model
    • 3, 6, 12, 18, 24 channel input options
    • 5.6 inch TFT touch screen (640 x 480 resolution)
    • Fast sampling rates (100msec)
    • SD card slot (16GB and 32GB SD card options)
    • Short instrument depth: 171mm
    • Multilingual – 20 languages
    • Free basic software supplied. Extensive software also available
    • Ethernet and USB port as standard, RS-232/422/485 available options
    • Analogue, Digital Input and Output options, Relay Output options
    • Clock and Timer (countdown, repeat countdown, daily, weekly or monthly)
    • Web Server allows access to real-time trends, data, events and alarms whilst connected to the internet. Email functions are also available in communication standard firmware
    • Password protection can be activated to safeguard the data and settings
    • Auto-Output will send data automatically to a printer to print reports at specified times
  • Technical Details
    Model PR20 Paperless Chart Recorder
    Channels 3, 6, 12, 18, 24
    Universal Inputs Thermocouples: K, J, T, N, E, R, S, B, L, U, P, W5, W3, LR, A1, A2, A3, M
    RTD: Pt50, Pt100, Pt200, Pt500, Pt1000 (α=0.00385), Pt50, Pt100 (α=0.00391), JPt50, JPt100, JPt200, JPt500, JPt1000 (α=0.003916), Cu10 (α=0.00427), Cu50, Cu100 (α=0.00426, 0.00428), Ni100, Ni200, Ni500, Ni1000 (α=0.00617), mA, V, mV
    Sampling Rate 100 msec/dot, default setting 1 sec/dot
    Display 5.6" TFT touch screen
    Resolution 640 x 480
    MFTB Backlight at 25°C 30,000 hours
    Backlight LED
    Screen Saver, Email Yes
    CPU ARM Cortex-A8, 1GHz
    Internal Flash Memory / RAM 256 MB / 256 MB
    Ethernet (Network) Modbus TCP/IP
    RS-232/422/485 Optional RS-232 or RS-422/485 Modbus RTU
    SD Cart Slot, USB Hosts 1 x SD Card Slot (front), 1 x USB (front), 1 x USB (rear)
    Pulse Input Optional Digital Input (DI) card offering either logic or high frequency pulse counter
    START/STOP Key Starts/stops recording or turns off display (doesn't turn off recorder to allow quick start later)
    Calibration Correction On-site calibration possible, Offset and Gain for correction
    Multi-language 20 languages including English, Brazil Portuguese, Chinese (simplied, traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish + other languages possible
    Software (PC) Free basic software with configuration and "Historical Viewer".
    Optional "Data Acquisition Studio" software allows real-time monitoring
    Power Supply 90-250VAC or 11-36VDC
    Outer Dimensions (W x H x L) 144mm x 144mm x 189mm
    Mounting Depth 171mm
    DIN Panel Cutout (W x H)  137mm x 137mm
    Protection IP65 Front, IP20 Rear 
    Operating Temperature  0°C to +50°C
    Storage Temperature -30°C to +70°C
    Safety Standards Available  CE, cULus, RoHS
  • Item Code
    Input Analog Inputs Other Inputs and Outputs  
    3 Analog Inputs None PR2003-0
    3 relays + 3 DI PR2003-6
    3 relays + 3 DI + 6 AO PR2003-C
    6 Analog Inputs 6 relays PR2006-1
    6 DI PR2006-3
    6 AO PR2006-5
    3 relays + 3 DI PR2006-6
    6 relays + 6 DI PR2006-7
    6 relays + 6 AO  PR2006-A
    6 DI + 6 AO PR2006-B
    6 relays + 6 DI + 6 AO  PR2006-D
    12 Analog Inputs None PR2012-0
    6 relays PR2012-1
    12 relays PR2012-2
    6 DI PR2012-3
    12 DI PR2012-4
    6 AO PR2012-5
    3 relays + 3 DI PR2012-6
    6 relays + 6 DI PR2012-7
    9 relays + 3 DI PR2012-8
    3 relays + 9 DI PR2012-9
    6 relays + 6 AO PR2012-A
    6 DI + 6 AO PR2012-B
    3 relays + 3 DI + 6 AO PR2012-C
    18 Analog Inputs None PR2018-0
    6 relays PR2018-1
    6 DI PR2018-3
    6 AO PR2018-5
    3 relays + 3 DI PR2018-6
    24 Analog Inputs None PR2024-0
    Power  90-250 VAC, 50/60 Hz A
    11-36 VDC D
    Communication   Standard Ethernet 0
    Ethernet + RS232 1
    Ethernet + RS-422/485 2
    Firmware     Standard Version 0
    Plus version 1 with extra mathematics, external channels, batch & FDA 21 CFR part 11 1
    Plus version 2 with custom edited display, and editing software Panel Studio  2
    Plus version 3 including Plus version 1+2 above  3
    PC Software   Free basic software: "Historical Viewer" + "Configuration" 1
    Extensive software: "Data Acquisition Studio" ("RealTime Viewer") + "Historical Viewer" + "Configuration" 2
    Mounting Type, Power Cord and Switch       Panel mount, no power cord, no power switch 0
    Panel mount, no power cord, power switch  1
    Portable, UL & CSA power cord, power switch  2
    Portable, VDE power cord, power switch  3
    Portable, SAA power cord, power switch  4
    Portable, BS power cord, power switch  5
    Portable, GB power cord, power switch  6
    Special Options   None  00
    16 GB SD Card  S1
    32 GB SD Card  S2


     DI = Digital Inputs, AO = Analog Retransmission Output

    Order Code (example): PR2003-6 A 0 1 1 0 S2

  • Basic and Extensive Software

    Basic and Extensive Software

    Compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows XP, 7, 10.