Shimpo FGV-10XY Digital Force Gauge with USB Output, Cap. 10 lbf / 5 Kg / 50 N

Price: $ 795.00

Shimpo FGV-XY Digital Force Gage
Reversible Keypad and Display
9 Ranges up to 200lbs
1000 Hz Sample Rate, provides more accurate results
USB, RS-232, Analog Outputs

9 Ranges up to 200lbs

The all new Shimpo FGV-XY Digital Force Gage delivers industry-leading value with an extensive list of features including USB output, reversible display and a rugged metal housing. Each gauge is supplied as a complete kit with several screw-on adapters providing a complete force testing instrument for use in a wide variety of industries. All models include built-in memory for 1000 values, easily downloaded via the USB data output to a PC using the software & cable supplied at no charge.

Force values can be transferred in real time continuously or batch downloaded after testing is complete. In addition, RS-232C and analog outputs are also supplied providing the FGV-XY with maximum flexibility for data transfer and recording. Additionally, measurement statistics are automatically calculated and stored and can be recalled to the display for viewing or can be downloaded. Statistics include maximum, minimum, average and standard deviation.

The FGV-XY provides is suitable for use in numerous industries & applications including incoming quality inspection, finished goods testing, R&D as well as on wire pull testing, wire crimps, trigger pull, brake pedal, aerospace, ceramic, springs, food ripeness, corrugated paper strength, blister pack, medical component, muscle strength, ergonomic testing, adhesives, syringe plunger, needle sharpness and many more.

Kit Contents

  • Shimpo FGV-XY Digital Force Gage
  • AC adapter/charger
  • Hook
  • Chisel
  • Flat head
  • Notched head
  • Hanger
  • Cone head
  • Thread Adapter
  • Extension rod
  • USB cable
  • Carrying case


  • 1000 Hz Sample Ratecaptures true peak values even those occurring over very short time intervals
  • Accuracy of 0.2%providing superb repeatability
  • USB, RS-232 & Analog Outputs-- all included! 3 different outputs for data transfer provides maximum flexibility
  • 9 separate capacities from 0.5 Lb to 200 Lbselect the best range without forfeiting accuracy
  • 200% Overload Capacityminimizes the likelihood of costly repairs
  • Rugged Die Cast Aluminum Housing & Rugged Constructionprovides exceptional durability even in the toughest field applications
  • Reversible Displayoptimized for use as both a handheld gauge or mount upside down on a test stand
  • Selectable Auto-Shut Offprolongs battery life, while allowing constant use when powered via supplied AC-adapter
  • Small Size Ergonomic design provides comfort for hand held testing
  • Automatic Calculation & Display of Statisticsprovides immediate results and analysis of your force testing
  • 3 Memory Modesoptimize data storage for any application transferring data to PC/Laptop when convenient
  • Built In User-Set Hi-Lo Alarm Limitsperform quick and easy Go-No Go testing with visual LCD indicator when "out of tolerance"
  • Includes traceable calibration certificate


Measuring ModesRealtime, Compression Peak, Tension Peak
Display Update RateUser Selectable: 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, 20 times per second
Sampling Rate1000 times per second (1000Hz/1KHz)
Accuracy 0.2% F.S.
Temperature DriftGain : 0.01% LOAD / Zero : 0.01% / R.C. / Drift of zero point can be cancelled with tracking function.
DisplayMain display: 4-digits 12mm high, Reversible
Units display: 3-digits 7mm high
Other display: "LO BAT"(Low Battery Voltage), "BAT"(Battery Charging), "OVR"(Overload), "Peak"(Peak Hold)
Overload200% of Full Scale
On Model FGV-200XY: 150% F.S.
TrackingUser Selectable (ON/OFF)
USB OutputAllows communication between FGV-XY and Windows PC Software with ToriemonUSB via USB cable(included).
RS-232C OutputAllows communication between the FGV-XY and RS-232C devices. RS-232C cable is an optional accessory.
Analog Output 1V, Accuracy is 50mV through a 12 bit D/A. ZERO affects this output, and is updated at 1000 times/second. Load is >10k Ohms
Overload/Comparator OutputOpen-collector output (Max DC30V/5mA).
PowerRechargeable Nickel hydride battery or AC adapter/charger. Usable while charging.
Operating TimeApproximately 8 hours after a full charge. Charging Time: 16 Hours Max.
Auto Power OffDefault is 10 minutes. Can be disbaled. Automatically disabled when connected to AC adapter.
Memory functionContinuous memory: 1000 data points, Single memory: 100 data points, Standard memory: 50 data points Statistics functions (max, minimum, peak, average, standard deviation)
Comparator functionUser Selectable: HI and LO
Temperature range0 ~ 40 C (-32 ~ 104 F)
Humidity range35 ~ 85% RH
Dimensions147mm (L)x 75mm (W) x 38mm(H)
WeightApprox. 450g
On Model FGV-200XY: Approx. 500g
Accessories (Included)AC adapter/charger, carrying case, hook, chisel, flat head, notched head, hanger, cone head, thread Adapter, extension rod, USB cable
Application SoftwareApplication software (USB version): Available at / software for free.

Force Ranges

FGV-0.5XY0.5 lb
2 N
200 g
8 oz
0.001 lb
0.001 N
0.1 g
0.01 oz
FGV-20XY20 lb
100 N
10 kg
0.01 lb
0.1 N
0.01 kg
FGV-1XY1 lb
5 N
500 g
16 oz
0.001 lb
0.001 N
0.1 g
0.01 oz
FGV-50XY50 lb
200 N
20 kg
0.01 lb
0.1 N
0.01 kg
FGV-2XY2 lb
10 N
1000 g
32 oz
0.01 N
1 g
0.01 oz
FGV-100XY100 lb
500 N
50 kg
0.1 lb
0.1 N
0.01 kg
FGV-5XY5 lb
20 N
2 kg
0.001 lb
0.01 N
0.001 kg
FGV-200XY200 lb
1000 N
100 kg
0.1 lb
1 N
0.01 kg
FGV-10XY10 lb
50 N
5 kg
0.01 lb
0.01 N
0.001 kg

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Product Price
Shimpo FGV-10XY Digital Force Gauge with USB Output, Cap. 10 lbf / 5 Kg / 50 N $795.00
Accessories Price
FGV-ANALOG Analog output cable for FGV $105.00
FGV-RS232 RS232 9 Pin Serial output cable for FGV $105.00
FG-HANDLE Handle for FGV-XY Force Gauge $122.00
FGV-CTRL Control Cable for FGV $105.00
FG-09V120UC Spare / Replacement Power Adapter for FG Force Gauges $40.00
BATT-FGEX Spare / Replacement Internal Rechargeable NiCad Battery $60.00



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