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Model DI-1100

Data Acquisition USB DAQ and Data Logger System, 12-bit, 20,000-40,000 S/s/Ch

$59.00
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  • Includes a DI-1100 instrument, a 6-foot USB cable, a screwdriver for signal connections, and downloadable WinDaq software
  • Direct replacement for the DI-145 data acquisition start kit (compare)
  • Low-cost, Compact USB Data Acquisition Starter Kit
  • Four ±10 V Differential Analog Inputs
  • 12-bit Resolution
  • High sample rates per channel (dependent on the number of channels enabled):
    • 40 kHz per channel, 1 enabled channel
    • 30 kHz per channel, 2 enabled channels
    • 24 kHz per channel, 3 enabled channels
    • 20 kHz per channel, 4 enabled channels
  • 2 Dedicated Digital Inputs
  • Analog inputs are protected to ±100 V
  • Digital inputs are protected to ±30 VDC or peak AC
  • Provided with WinDaq Software
  • .NET class and protocol provided for development in non-Windows operating systems
  • CE approved
  • Does this product have enough resolution for your application? Find out with our ADC Resolution Calculator
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DI-1100 Data Acquisition Starter Kit
This data logger supports 12-bit adc resolutionThis data acquisition unit features four analog inputsThis data acquisition system has two digital inputsThis data logger features a plus/minus 10 Volt full scale rangeThis data logger features sample rates from 20,000 samples per second per channel to 40,000 samples per second per channel
10% Education DiscountThis data logger has a USB interfaceGet same day shipping when you order this data logger before 3PM ETThis data acquisition system has a 30-day Money back guaranteeThis data logger is manufactured in the United States of America

Description

DI-1100 USB Data Acquisition starter kit with Windaq software. Features four differential analog input channels, 12-bit measurement resolution, and a full scale range of ±10V.

Suitable for measuring preamplified analog signals, the DI-1100 with included WinDaq software allows real time data acquisition, playback, and analysis performance equal to or better than other products that cost many times its low price. Predecessors of this instrument have been sold to over 35,000 hobbyists and professionals for countless data acquisition applications around the world. The DI-1100 continues this legacy with a higher resolution and faster ADC than its predecessor while retaining its noise-cancelling differential analog inputs that are level-protected to ±100 VDC or peak AC. This is our fastest, most flexible, and value-oriented starter kit ever. The DI-1100 offers four analog input and two discrete (digital) input channels. The analog inputs offer a fixed measurement range of ±10VFS, and are multiplexed to an integrated 12-bit ADC. Digital inputs are protected to ±30 V dc. Sample rates as slow as 20 Hz and as fast as 40 kHz with a single enabled channel are supported.

Accessories

R250

4-20mA current loop shunt resistor

$1.29
R250 Shunt Resistor

Description

Precision 250 Ω resistor, 0.1%. Learn More

FC-1

USB Ferrite Choke

$5.00
Ferrite Choke

Description

Ferrite choke reduces interference for USB-based data acquisition products.

Software

WinDaq

Data Acquisition Recording and Playback Software

Included FREE with your DI-1100 purchase. Record as many as 4 channels at 20,000 samples per second each. Installs drivers and WinDaq recording and playback software. Includes optional Add-on software with a valid installation key.

WinDaq Data Acquisition Software

Drivers

Drivers only Download

Installs drivers for all contemporary data acquisition hardware products that support WinDaq software.

Starter Kit Drivers

WinDaq/XL

WinDaq-to-Excel Real Time Link

Real-time data logging directly to Microsoft Excel (supports MS Office 2003 or higher). No programming required. Free Trial Version. Purchase full version on WinDaq/XL product page.

WinDaq Data Acquisition Software

DATAQ SDK .Net

Solutions for .NET Programming Environments

FREE .Net control communicates directly with your DATAQ Instruments device using any .Net programming language. Detailed sample programs included. Fully documented help file. Requires .NET Version 4

DATAQ SDK DOT NET

Python Example Programs

Available on GitHub

FREE Python example programs using the fully documented device protocol. All sample programs are well-commented to help you get up and running quickly.

DATAQ Python Example Programs

MATLAB Example Program

With SDK .Net Class

FREE DATAQ SDK .Net class example program with MATLAB®. Does not require MathWorks' Data Acquisition Toolbox.

DATAQ SDK MATLAB DOT NET

LabView Example Programs

Available on GitHub

FREE LabView example programs using the Dataq's ActiveX Controls. All sample programs are well-commented to help you get up and running quickly.

DATAQ LabView Example Programs

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I save data in Microsoft Excel format?
Data can be streamed to Microsoft Excel using WinDaq/XL. Data can also be exported to Excel after acquisition using WinDaq Waveform Browser. See How to Import Recorded Data to Excel.

Can I record 4-20mA sensor signals and if so, how do I do that?
4-20-mA process current signals can be measured with the DI-1100. See How to make 4-20mA current Loop Measurements for more information.

Does the device have internal memory (i.e. can I record in stand-alone mode)?
The DI-1100 stores acquired data to a connected PC using either WinDaq Acquisition software or by writing your own program. The device does not have hardware to store data to internal memory or removable memory. The nearest device that can is the DI-2108.

Can I connect and measure data from a single-ended sensor?
Yes. Single-ended sensors can be connected and measured. The best practice is to connect the ground wire to the negative input of the channel.

Can I measure Thermocouple temperatures?
Thermcouple temperature measurements would not be accurate at all using the DI-1100 and should not be attempted. Thermocouple measurements are in the 50mV to 100mV range. With a 12-bit ADC converter and a full scale range of ±10V makes the DI-1100 very ineffective. Thermocouple measurements are also non-linear and require special programming to provide accurate readings.

Is software included with the device?
WinDaq Data Acquisition and Playback Software is included free.

Where do I download the software?
Download software at https://www.dataq.com/support/downloads/DATAQ-Software-Suite-Web-Setup.exe.

Can I get the DI-1100 re-calibrated?
Recalibration service is not offered for the DI-1100 as a new device would be less expensive than calibration services. All new DI-1100 devices are calibrated but they do not include an NIST-traceable calibration certificate. Consider the DI-2108 if NIST traceability is required.

Can I program this device in Python, C#, or .NET?
The published protocol of the DI-1100 is available for programming in any language. View our GitHub page for example programs. A .NET class is also available.

Is my sensor compatible with this device?
Maybe. Sensors with an output within the range of ±10 Volts can be used with the DI-1100. See how fine a measurement you can make with your sensor using the ADC Resolution Calculator. If you have any questions about compatibility just send your sensor information to our sales team at sales@dataq.com.

Does the DI-1100 include digital or analog output channels?
No. The DI-1100 has no output channels of any kind.

Specifications

Analog Inputs
Number of Channels: 4
Configuration: Differential
Full Scale Range: ±10 V full scale fixed
Input impedance: 1MΩ
Isolation: none
Absolute accuracy: @ 25°C, excluding common mode error ±12.5 mV @ 25°C
Absolute maximum input without damage: ±75 V peak, continuous ±100 V peak, one minute or less
System noise: 7.8 mV rms
Maximum common mode voltage: ± 10 V
Common mode rejection ratio: 40 dB (dc - 60 Hz)
Channel-to-channel crosstalk rejection: -80 dB
Digital Inputs
Number of ports: 2 (reserved)
Type: MOSFET switch
Threshold levels: TTL-compatible
Absolute maximum applied voltage (V): ±30 V dc
Reserved Digital Inputs  
Port 1: WinDaq remote events
Port 2: WinDaq remote start/stop
Power
Power Consumption: <1.0 Watt, via USB interface
ADC Characteristics
Resolution: 12-bit
Above zero ADC counts: 2,047
Below zero ADC counts: 2,048
Maximum sample rate per channel: 40 kHz, 1 enabled channel
30 kHz, 2 enabled channels
24 kHz, 3 enabled channels
20 kHz, 4 enabled channels
Minimum sample throughput: 915.5 Hz (0.0006104 Hz with WinDaq software)
Sample rate timing accuracy: 50 ppm
Indicators and Connections
Interface: USB 2.0 (mini-B style connector)
Indicator lights: 3 LEDs, (2) Green, (1) RGB
Input Connections: One 16-position terminal strip
Environmental
Operating Temperature: 0 to 50 °C
Operating Humidity: 0 to 90% RH non-condensing
Storage Temperature: -20 to 60 °C
Storage Humidity: 0 to 90% non-condensing
Physical Characteristics
Enclosure: Hardened Plastic
Mounting: Desktop; bulkhead
Dimensions: 2.625D × 5.5W × 1.53H in. (6.67D × 13.97W × 3.89H cm.)
Weight: 3.6 oz.
Software Support
WinDaq software: OS support
Programming: DATAQ .NET Class, Instrument protocol, ActiveX Control

Videos

DI-1100 USB DAQ Video Playlist
DI-1100 Tutorials

The DI-1100 USB DAQ Videos and Tutorials.
How to make pressure measurements using a pressure sensor and a Dataq Instruments Data Logger
Pressure Measurements

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4-20mA Measurements

Learn how to connect a 4-20mA signal using the R250 shunt with Dataq products.
Exporting Data to Excel
Export data to Excel

Learn how to export data from WinDaq Waveform Browser to Microsoft Excel.
Introduction to WinDaq Data Acquisition Software
WinDaq Data Acquisition Software

Introduction to WinDaq Data Acquisition Software.

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1100 4 ±10 V - 40,000 - 12 2 In - - - $59
2108 4 or 8 ±10 V - 160,000 Yes 14 7 Bi Yes Yes Yes $149
2108-P 4 or 8 B 2108-P 160,000 - 16 7 Bi Yes Yes Yes $349
4108-U 4 or 8 C 4108-U, 4208-U, 4718B-U 160,000 Yes 12-16 7 Bi Yes Yes Yes $399
4108-E 4 or 8 C 4108-E, 4208-E, 4718B-E 160,000 Yes 12-16 7 Bi Yes Yes Yes $399
4208-U 4 or 8 A 4208-U, 4108-U, 1120, 4718B-U 160,000 Yes 12-16 7 Bi Yes Yes Yes $349
4208-E 4 or 8 A 4208-E, 4108-E, 4718B-E 160,000 Yes 12-16 7 Bi Yes Yes Yes $399

*Expand with ChannelStretch™. Compatibility with other units dependent on model.

Use the following chart to determine Measurement Ranges:

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±2 V
±5 V
±10 V
±20 V
±50 V
±100 V
±2.5 V
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±10 V
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±200 mV
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