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LCD Laser/Contact Tachometer

Part number: DT-205LR Series | Request a quote
With its outstanding accuracy this combination of Contact and Non-Contact Laser Tachometers allow usage in the strictest applications. DT-205LR Series offer incredible value, versatility and exceptional accuracy in measuring speed and length via its 12” wheel.

Accredited calibration/NIST traceable calibration certificate for Shimpo DT-205LR Series LCD Laser/Contact Tachometer might be available on request (for an extra charge). Please contact us for more info.

Shimpo LCD Laser/Contact Tachometer: instrument description

The laser-enabled DT-205LR has precise RPM measurement up to 20 feet. The Series DT-205LR digital tachometers incorporate laser technology yet retain our hallmark rugged construction and reliable quality components. Thanks to its Outstanding Accuracy, Shimpo DT-205LR (LCD) Tachometer allows usage in the strictest applications. Great tools available for use with included 6” or 12” contact wheel.

SHIMPO DT-205LR Features

  • Outstanding Accuracy allows usage in the strictest applications
  • Sophisticated laser beam detection to 20 feet provides operator safety during testing
  • Exceptionally rugged die-cast aluminum housing enables usage in the harshest conditions
  • Wide field selection of units in both instantaneous rate as well as totalized length satisfies a multitude of user requirements
  • Large 5 digit display aids user visibility
  • 10 measurement memory capacity allows quick retrieval of stored data plus additional last, max. & min. values
  • Long-life battery (25-40 hrs. continuous use) eliminates concerns of being down during testing
  • Compact, Ergonomic design allows easy ergonomic grip
  • Rear Threaded Inserts provides option to mount to stand or other device
  • Available display options of either LCD or vibrant, bright red LED
  • CE Mark combined with free NIST certificate provides a guarantee of quality performance

Model specifications

Model DT-205LR (6” contact wheel included)
Display Range 6 – 99,999 rpm
Accuracy ±1 rpm: 6 -8,300 rpm
±2 rpm: 8,300 – 25,000 rpm
±0.006% of reading ±1 digit (±6 rpm max.) 25,000 – 99,999 rpm
Display 5 digit 0.4” (10 mm) high LCD
Measuring Units rpm (on contact using adapter, included) for YPM, mPM, FPM, IPM, and Length: YRD, m, FT and IN
Use wheel with 200L adapter
Measuring Distance 1” (25.4mm) to 20’ (6m)
Memory System 13 readings are stored in memory and retained for 5 minutes (last, max., min., and 10 extra measurements)
Detection Laser diode / contact
Update Time 1 second (typical)
Power Requirement 2 AA 1.5V batteries (Life: Approx. 25 hrs)
Construction Die-cast aluminum housing
Operating Temperature 32° – 113° F (0° – 45° C)
Dimensions 6.6” L x 2.4” W x 1.8” H (167.5 mm x 60 mm x 46 mm)
with contact adapter: Length=8.25” (209 mm)
Product Weight 0.8 lb (365 g)
Package Weight Approx. 2 lb (.91 kg)
Approvals CE
Warranty 1-Year
Included Accessories Reflective tape, 2 cone adapters, funnel adapter, 3½” extension shaft, carrying case, NIST certificate, master wheel (6” cir.) & contact adapter
Options -S12 Option: Same as DT-205LR except 6” dia. wheel replaced with 12” dia. contact wheel


CONE 1/2 inch cone adapter
CONE-3/4 3/4 inch cone adapter
CONE-1-1/4 1-1/4 inch cone adapter
DT-ADP-205LR Contact adapter for DT-205LR
DT-CARRY100 Carrying case for handheld tachometers
EXT-SHAFT 3.5 inch extension shaft for handheld tachometers
FPM-12 12 inch circumference measuring wheel
FPM-6 6 inch circumference measuring wheel
FPM-6-GV 6 inch circumference grooved measuring wheel
FUNNEL 1/2 inch funnel adapter
FUNNEL-3/4 3/4 inch funnel adapter
TAB Sheet of thirty five 1/2 inch square reflective tabs
TAPE 1″ x 7.75” strip of reflective tape
NIST-TACH NIST-TACH NIST traceable certificate with data

Ordering details

DT-205LR Combination LCD Tachometer with laser sensor and contact adapter for use with included 6” contact wheel. Includes NIST certificate  
DT-205LR-S12 Combination LCD Tachometer with laser sensor and contact adapter for use with included 12” contact wheel. Includes NIST certificate  

Ordering info

As a canadian distributor of Shimpo Instruments products we stock most of these Handheld Tachometers for same day shipping. To enquire on the Shimpo DT-205LR Series LCD Laser/Contact Tachometer availability and current list price please contact us.


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