System H-5000™ Data Logger

WaterLOG System H-5000

Ideal for sites requiring remote battery powered operation, the System H-5000™ data logger can collect water quality data in a variety of environments. It's built-in help menus, large color touch screen display and built-in Ethernet port make this system a favorite among many. You can even view data without opening the cover by using its built-in speaker with digital audio push-to-read button. To make life even better, the System H-5000™ allows up to 28 analog, 12 digital and 5 serial ports through it's plug-in option modules.

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The System H-5000™ data logger is a data collecting powerhouse with its massive LED back-light touch screen being a favorite among many.

  • 5.7" 1/4 VGA TFT Color display touch screen
  • 32-bit, 192-MHz, Arm-9 processor LINUX operating system
  • 256 MegaByets internal data logging memory (expandable to 4 GigaBytes)
  • Two RS-232 serial ports, 115.2 Kbps
  • Removable MM/SD-Card socket (32Mbyte to 8Gbyte cards available)

Rest assured knowing it's Fiberglass enclosure was designed to survive harsh environments, with temperatures ranging from -40° to 60°C. Visit the specifications tab for all the nitty-gritty details on this rugged data logger.

Analog Inputs
Channels 4 single ended or 2 differential (each channel programable)
Accuracy ±0.05% FS
Input Range 0 to 5 Volts (built in transient protection)
+5.0 Volt Excitation
Accuracy ±1.0 mV over load and temperature range
Current 10 mA max load
Switched +12.0 Volt Excitation
Voltage Unregulated based on battery voltage
Current 1 A max, protected with polyfuse
4-20 mA Output
Type 2-wire, loop powered, optically isolated
Accuracy ±0.5% FSO
Loop 5.5 V min, 35 V max
Digital I/O
Channels 4 general purpose digital I/Os

Digital Input; Counter Input; Conditional Output; Quadrature Input; Input Frequency (16 KHz Max)

Input Levels

Positive going: 2.6 V min, 3.3 V max; Negative going: 1.8 V min, 1.1 V max

Output Levels

High: 3.8 V min @ -24 mA; Low: 0.5 V max @ 24 mA

Mode SDI-12 master mode V1.3 compliant
Connector Two (2) 3-pin connectors
Type Two (2) RS-232 configured as a DTE device
Connector Two (2) 9-pin connectors, male
Baud Rate Programmable
AC Frequency Input
Type mV wind speed, dedicated input
Input Range 1 to 10 KHz at ±75 mV or greater; 1 to 15 KHz at ±1 V or greater
Input Amplitude ±5.0 V Max
Accuracy ±0.1%
Data Storage Capacity 1 GB, expandable
Removable Secure digital (SD) card

2 Host ports, full-speed; 1 Device port, full-speed

USB Version 2.0

Ethernet RJ-45 10/100Bast-T, IEEE 802.3
Satellite High data rate GOES/METEOSAT/INSAT Radio with built-in GPS (H-2221). *See H-2221-V2 brochure for satellite transmitter specifications
Voltage Input 10.0 to 16.0 volts DC

Standby: 6 mA typical; Active, display off: 80 mA typical; Active, display on: 230 mA typical

Current with Internal Satellite Stadby, GPS off: 12 mA typical; Standby, GPS on: 39 mA typical; Active, transmitting: 3 A typical
Connector Plug-in terminal block (included)
Expansion Slots 3 slots
Operating Range -40° to +60°C
Storage Temperature -40° to +80°C

10.5 in. wide x 9 in. high x 6.3 in. deep

(27 cm x 23 cm x 16 cm)

8.5 in. wide x 7 in. high x 4.3 in deep

(18 cm x 22 cm x 11 cm)

Weight 5.75 lbs (2.6 kg)  4.3 lbs (2 kg)
Material Fiberglass Fiberglass

The WaterLOG® System H-5000™ is warranted against defect in materials and workmanship for 24 months from the data of shipment.

For detailed specifications, see user manual.

System H-5000 Firmware — v 1.4.20 — 27Nov2012

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Options & Accessories


I/O expansion module. Eight (8) SE analog, four (4) digital channels, 4-20 mA output, frequency input, one (1) RS-232 port.