CTRS-100 Series
Compact Recorder

CTRS-100 Series

Summary

· Modular type for easy expansion and up to 128 channels
· High installation and flexibility
· Shock resistance: 490 m/s2 (50 G)
· All channels synchronous 20 kHz (For 4 channels)
Measurement of 1 channel at max. 100 kHz

Features

This compact recorder CTRS-100 series is a small size,light weight and impact-resistant construction, this can be applied to measurements of various stress in environments where exposed to vibrations and impact in limited spaces such as driving test of two-wheeled vehicles and on actual ships, and to measurements on table-tops.

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CTRS-100A
Compact Recorder

CTRS-100A

Specifications

Control Unit Specifications
Connector
USB Connector Micro USB Type-B
Remote Control Connector Used to connect the remote control unit
External I/O Connector Model: ECA.0B.307.CLN
Compatible connector: FGA.0B.307.CLAD52
Operating Switch POWER
Main Unit Display Status LED
SD card access indicator LED
Data Recording Media Kyowa recommended industrial-use SD card
SD standards: SDHC
Capacity: 4 GB, 16 GB
Format: FAT32
(Operation is not guaranteed if an SD card other than the recommended product is used.)
Communication Interface USB2.0,
Ethernet*1
Number of Units that Can be Connected
Measuring Unit Up to seven units can be connected per CTRS-100A
(Total of 32 channels).
Expansion Unit Up to 5 units can be connected per CTRS-100A.
Synchronization between devices
Synchronization Method Use a synchronization unit and synchronous cable to
connect CTRS-100As.
Maximum Number of Units that Can Be Synchronized The maximum is four CTRS-100As,
and a maximum of 128 measurement channels can be synchronized.
Recorded Data Data is recorded to each unit's SD card or a PC. *2
Recorded Data
File Saving Location SD card
PC*2
Data Format Kyowa standard format KS3
Maximum Data File Size 4 GB/1 data file (1 GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes) *3
Data Collection Online collection : Collect by control software (PC)
Offline collection : Collect by directly reading data from an SD card to the PC
Measurement Condition Setting Method
Online Setting Set by control software (PC)
Offline Setting Set by reading the measurement-condition settings on the SD card
Recording Modes
Manual The user performs operations to start or stop recording.
Trigger (Compound Trigger) Automatic recording is performed based on the trigger condition setting.
Interval Automatic recording is performed based on the recording start time and recording interval settings.
Sampling
Method Synchronous sampling of all channels
Frequency 1-2-5 series
1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1k, 2k, 5k, 10k, 20k, 50k, 100k Hz
2n series
4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 512, 1024, 2048, 4096, 8192, 16384, 32768, 65536 Hz
Maximum sampling frequency that can be set
: 100 kHz / number of measurement channels
External Clock Clock input from an external device is used as the sampling clock.
A frequency from 1 to 100 kHz can be set in 1-Hz increments.
Input a clock within the range of the specified frequency ±5%.
Voltage level: high-level voltage 2.4 to 5V
Low-level voltage 0 to 0.8V
DUTY: 30 to 70%
Trigger Functions
Trigger Type ・Analog input signal (analog trigger)
・External trigger input signal
(No-voltage contact, open collector, signal with high-level
voltage 2.4 to 5V and low-level voltage 0 to 0.8V)
・Manual (If the REC button is pressed in the trigger
awaiting state, recording starts.)
Trigger Level Any level within the range of ±FS can be set.*4
Trigger Slope Slope (positive), slope (negative)
Pre-trigger Specify the amount of data to save from before the start trigger point.
Any amount up to 524288 data items/the number of measurement channels can be set.
Post-trigger Specify the amount of data to save from after the end trigger point.
Any amount up to 524288 data items/the number of
measurement channels can be set.
Backup Function
Backup Target Setting conditions, balance-adjustment value(zero suppress value)
Saving Location Internal nonvolatile memory
External Clock Output
Signal Level 5 VDC
The inverted or non-inverted signal can be set.
Division A clock signal that is synchronized with the sampling clock is divided and output.
Any division ratio in the range from 1 to 65534 can be set.
Output Modes Select whether to always output the clock or only output it while recording.
Other Functions
Specification of the Number of Data Items to Record When the specified number of data items is recorded, recording automatically finishes.
Automatic Recovery Function in Power Interruption*5 While recording, if the power supply is interrupted due to a power outage, etc., you can select whether to switch to battery power and continue recording or close the file being recorded and then shut down.
If the option to shut down is selected, you can select whether to resume recording after the power is restored or enter the standby state.
Recording Recovery Function You can select whether to resume recording or enter the standby state when the POWER switch is turned off while recording and then turned back on.
File Name Assignment Automatically assign a file number or recording date to the recorded-data file name.
Trigger Signal Output Output a trigger signal when in the trigger (Compound trigger) recording mode.
While on standby: 5 VDC, while recording: 0 VDC
Measuring Unit Specifications
Channels 4
Input Connector
Connector Shape NDIS4109(Small round 9 pins) receptacle model: EPRC07-RX9FNDIS
Compatible Plug NDIS4109(Small round 9 pins) plug model: EPRC07-P9MNDIS
Measuring Targets Strain measurement:
Strain gages*6
Strain-gage transducers
Voltage measurement:
Voltage
Compatible Bridge Resistance Strain measurement:
When bridge excitation is set to 2 V
120 to 1000 Ω
When bridge excitation is set to 5 V
350 to 1000 Ω
Gage Factor Strain measurement:2.00 fixed
Excitation Voltage/Sensor Excitation Strain measurement:
2, 5 VDC
Voltage measurement:
2 , 5 VDC *7
OFF (0 V)
A maximum of 20 mA per channel can be output.
Input Impedance Voltage measurement:
3.6 MΩ ± 10%
Input Modes Balanced differential input
Measuring Range
Setting Method Any range method or OFF
Settable Range Strain measurement:
Minimum: 1000 × 10-6 strain
Maximum: 50000 × 10-6 strain
Voltage measurement:
Minimum: 1 V
Maximum: 50 V
Setting Steps Strain measurement:
・1000 to 10000 × 10-6 strain
100 × 10-6 strain steps
・10000 to 50000 × 10-6 strain
1000 × 10-6 strain steps
Voltage measurement:
・1 to 10 V
0.1 V steps
・10 to 50 V
1 V steps
Range Accuracy Within ±0.2% FS
Nonlinearity Within ±0.1% FS
Temperature Stability
Zero Point Strain measurement:
Within ±(0.009% FS + 0.9 × 10-6 strain)/°C
Voltage measurement:
Within ±(0.009% FS + 0.21 mV)/°C
Sensitivity Within ±0.03%/°C
Time Stability
Zero Point Strain measurement:
Within ±(0.09% FS + 9 × 10-6 strain)/8h
Voltage measurement:
Within ±(0.09% FS + 0.1 mV)/8h
Sensitivity Within ±0.3%/8h
Balance Adjustment
Setting For each channel, ON, OFF, or NONE can be selected.
ON: Execute balance adjustment and set the measured value to zero.
OFF: Do not execute balance adjustment again.
NONE: Balance adjustment can be disabled to check the
initial unbalanced value (input voltage).
Operating Method Execute the balance operation by using the control software*8 or operate the special-remote-control BAL switch.
Adjustment Method Auto balance (Saved in nonvolatile memory)
Adjustment Range Strain measurement:
Within ±10000 × 10-6 strain
Voltage measurement:
Within ±10 V
Accuracy Strain measurement:
Within ± (0.1% FS + 2 × 10-6 strain)
Voltage measurement:
Within ±0.1% FS
NONE Accuracy Strain measurement:
Within ±1% FS*9
Voltage measurement:
Within ±0.2% FS
Input Range Strain measurement:
Within ±60000 × 10-6 strain
Voltage measurement:
Within ±60 V
Common-mode Input Voltage Voltage measurement:
Within ±20 V
Absolute Maximum Rating
Input Strain measurement:
Within ±5 V
Voltage measurement:
Within ±70 V
Frequency Response DC to 20 kHz, -3 ±1 dB (at 20 kHz)
LPF
Transfer Characteristics 5th-order Butterworth
Cutoff Frequency 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1k, 2k, 5k, 10k Hz as well as FLAT*10,
AUTO*11
Amplitude Ratio at Cutoff Point -3 ±1 dB
Attenuation Characteristics -30 ±3 dB/oct.*12
HPF
Cutoff Frequency 0.2, 1 Hz and OFF
AD Conversion
Resolution 24 bits
Method Synchronous sampling of all channels
Indicator Channel-status LED
Other Functions
Input Resistance Check Functions Bridge resistance check function
Accuracy within ±2%
Used for sensor connection checks
General Specifications
Power Connector Model: ECP.1S.302.CLL
Power Supply 10 to 30 VDC
Power Consumption Approx. 3.5 W (when supplying 12 VDC)
Operating Temperature -10 to 50°C
Operating Humidity 20 to 90% (Non-condensing)
Storage Temperature -20 to 60°C
Vibration resistance 49.0 m/s2 (5 G), 5 to 200 Hz
Shock Resistance 490 m/s2 (50 G), 11 ms or less, half sine wave
Dimensions 53.2 W × 92 H × 94 D mm
(Excluding protrusions or protectors)
Weight Approx. 420 g
Terminal GND terminal: M3 bind
Utility Nuts 12×M4
  *1 A separate synchronous unit and special communication cable are necessary.
*2 Only when online control is performed by a PC
*3 Maximum recording time depends on number of measurement channels and sampling frequency.
Maximum recording time : 1000000000 ÷ number of measurement
channels ÷sampling frequency
*4 Analog input signal only
*5 Only when the battery unit is connected
*6 A separate bridge box is necessary.
*7 When the sensor excitation is 2 VDC, the positive side of the sensor
excitation voltage is + 1 V and the negative side is -1V.
When the sensor excitation is 5 VDC, the positive side of the sensor
excitation voltage is + 2.5 V and the negative side is -2.5 V.
*8 Only when online control is performed by a PC
*9 When the bridge resistance is 350 Ω
*10 When FLAT is set, the cutoff frequency is set to approximately 25 kHz.
However, the cutoff-point amplitude ratio specification is not applied.
*11 When AUTO is set, the cutoff frequency is set to approximately 1/4 the specified sampling frequency.
*12 Excluding cutoff frequencies over 5 kHz
* The measuring unit specifications apply to the state in which the
temperature has stabilized after a preheating time of 30 minutes.
Standard Accessories Stack-connector caps (female) ×2
SD card (4 GB)
USB cable
CTRS DC power cable P-79
Ground wire P-78
Ballpoint screwdriver
Input connector caps ×4
Optional Accessories CTRS AC adapter UIA345-12-L-JP
(For USA: UNI345-1238-L-US)
Various measuring units
Various expansion units
Remote control unit
Connector cap BRA.0B.200.PCSG
Connector cap BRA.1B.200.PCSG
4109P-S32-7(6-conductor shielded) U-131
4109P-BNC plug U-132
4109P-BNC jack U-129
4109P-R05 jack U-134
SD card (4 GB,16 GB)

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CTRS-100 Series

CTRS-CDV010A
Strain/Voltage Unit

CTRS-100 Series

Specifications

Channels 4
Input Connector
Connector Shape NDIS4109 (Small round 9 pins) receptacle model: EPRC07-RX9FNDIS
Compatible Plug NDIS4109 (Small round 9 pins) plug model: EPRC07-P9MNDIS
Measuring Targets Strain measurement:
Strain gages*1
Strain-gage transducers
Voltage measurement:
Voltage
Compatible Bridge Resistance Strain measurement:
When bridge excitation is set to 2 V
120 to 1000 Ω
When bridge excitation is set to 5 V
350 to 1000 Ω
Gage Factor Strain measurement:
2.00 fixed
Bridge Excitation/Sensor Excitation Strain measurement:
DC 2, 5 V
Voltage measurement:
DC 2, 5 V *2
OFF(0 V)
A maximum of 20 mA per channel can be output.
Input Impedance Voltage measurement:
3.6 MΩ±10 %
Input Modes Balanced differential input
Measuring Range
Setting Method Any range method or OFF
Settable Range Strain measurement:
Minimum: 1000 × 10-6 strain
Maximum: 50000 × 10-6 strain
Voltage measurement:
Minimum: 1 V
Maximum: 50 V
Setting Steps Strain measurement:
・1000 to 10000 × 10-6 strain
100 × 10-6 strain steps
・10000 to 50000 × 10-6 strain
1000 × 10-6 strain steps
Voltage measurement:
・1 to 10V
0.1 V steps
・10 to 50 V
1 V steps
Range Accuracy Within ±0.2% FS
Nonlinearity Within ±0.1% FS
Temperature Stability
Zero Point Strain measurement:
Within ±(0.009% FS + 0.9 × 10-6 strain)/°C
Voltage measurement:
Within ±(0.009% FS + 0.21 mV)/°C
Sensitivity Within ±0.03%/°C
Time Stability
Zero Point Strain measurement:
Within ±(0.09% FS + 9 × 10-6 strain)/8 h
Voltage measurement:
Within ±(0.09% FS + 0.1 mV)/8 h
Sensitivity Within ±0.3%/8 h
Balance Adjustment
Setting For each channel, ON, OFF, or NONE can be selected.
ON: Execute balance adjustment and set the measured value to zero.
OFF: Do not execute balance adjustment again.
NONE: Balance adjustment can be disabled to check the initial unbalanced value (input voltage).
Operating Method Execute the balance operation by using the control software*3 or operate the special-remote-control BAL switch.
Adjustment Method Auto balance (saved in nonvolatile memory)
Adjustment Range Strain measurement:
Within ±10000 × 10-6 strain
Voltage measurement:
Within ±10 V
Accuracy Strain measurement:
Within ± (0.1% FS +2 × 10-6 strain)
Voltage measurement:
Within ±0.1% FS
NONE Accuracy Strain measurement:
Within ±1% FS*4
Voltage measurement:
Within ±0.2% FS
Input Range Strain measurement:
Within ±60000 × 10-6 strain
Voltage measurement:
Within ±60 V
Common-mode Input Voltage Voltage measurement:
Within ±20 V
Absolute Maximum Rating
Input Strain measurement:
±5 V
Voltage measurement:
±70 V
Frequency Response DC to 20 kHz, -3 ±1 dB (at 20 kHz)
LPF
Transfer Characteristics 5th-order Butterworth
Cutoff Frequency 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1k, 2k, 5k, 10k Hz as well as FLAT*5, AUTO*6
Amplitude Ratio at Cutoff Point -3±1 dB
Attenuation Characteristics -30±3 dB/oct.*7
HPF
Cutoff Frequency 0.2, 1 Hz and OFF
AD Conversion
Resolution 24 bits
Method Synchronous sampling of all channels
Indicator Channel-state indicator LED
Other Functions
Input Resistance Check Functions Bridge resistance check function
Accuracy within ±2%
Used for sensor connection checks
Power Supply Supplied by the CTRS-100A or CTRS-BATT010A
Power Consumption Approx. 2.1 W (when supplying DC 12 V)
Operating Temperature -10 to 50°C
Operating Humidity 20 to 90% (Non-condensing)
Storage Temperature -20 to 60°C
Vibration Resistance 49.0 m/s2 (5 G), 5 to 200 Hz
Shock Resistance 490 m/s2 (50 G), 11 ms or less, half sine wave
Dimensions 26.6 W × 92 H × 94 D mm(Excluding protrusions or protectors)
Weight Approx. 240 g
Utility Nuts 6×M4
  * The measuring unit specifications apply to the state in which the
temperature has stabilized after a preheating time of 30 minutes.
*1 A separate bridge box is necessary.
*2 When the sensor excitation is 2 VDC, the positive side of the sensor excitation is + 1 V and the negative side is -1 V.
When the sensor excitation is 5 VDC, the positive side of the sensor
excitation is + 2.5 V and the negative side is -2.5 V.
*3 Only when online control is performed by a PC.
*4 When the bridge resistance is 350 Ω
*5 When FLAT is set, the cutoff frequency is set to approximately 25 kHz.
However, the cutoff-point amplitude ratio specification is not applied.
*6 When AUTO is set, the cutoff frequency is set to approximately 1/4 the specified sampling frequency.
*7 Excluding cutoff frequencies over 5 kHz
Standard Accessories Stack-connector cap (female)
Stack-connector cap (male)
Input connector caps ×4
Optional Accessories 4109P-S32-7 (6-conductor shielded) U-131
4109P-BNC plug U-132
4109P-BNC jack U-129
4109P-R05 jack U-134

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CTRS-100 Series

CTRS-BATT010A
Battery Unit

CTRS-100 Series

Specifications

Battery Lithium-ion battery
United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods UN 38.3 safety tests: Passed
The UN 38.3 safety test certification and a certificate of Safe Transport of Chemical Goods
(Test Report) issued by the Shanghai Research Institute of Chemical Industry, China: received
Input (DC IN) 10 to 30 VDC
Connector: ECP.1S.302.CLL (LEMO)
Compatible plug: FFA.1S.302.CLA** (LEMO)
** stands for the collet type, size number, etc.
Output Voltage 10 VDC
Current Maximum: 2.5 A (Ambient temperature: 0 to 40°C)
Maximum: 1.5 A (Ambient temperature: -10 to 0°C)
Maximum: 2.0 A (Ambient temperature: 40 to 50°C)
Operating Switch Battery-check switch
Press once : Remaining battery power check
The battery-check LED indicates the remaining battery power.
Hold down (For approximately one second) :
Battery integrity check
The battery-check LED indicates the integrity.
Indicator Status LEDs 1
During external-power operation: Lit up in blue
During battery operation: Lit up in purple
(The LED flashes purple when the remaining battery
power is less than 30%.)
When an error occurs: flashes red
Battery-check LEDs: 3
When checking the remaining battery power:
●/●/● 100 to 70%
(Lit up in blue) ●/●/- 69 to 30%
●/-/- 29 to 0%
* Flashes red at 5% or less
When checking the integrity:
●/●/● Good
(Lit up in purple) ●/●/- Caution
●/-/- Replacement required
When an error occurs: flash red (All 3)
(● : Lit up, -: Off)
Charging Time*1
When Charging the Battery Alone 4.5 h or less (Ambient temperature 10 ~ 40°C)
7.0 h or less (Ambient temperature 0 ~ 10°C)
When Supplying Power to the System and Charging the Battery at the Same Time 7.0 h or less (Ambient temperature 10 ~ 40°C)
10.0 h or less (Ambient temperature 0 ~ 10°C) *2
Discharge Time During 2.5 A (25 W) output: 60 min or more
During 0.5 A (5 W) output: 300 min or more
* When using a new battery at an ambient
temperature of 25 ±10°C
(Reference) The power consumption of each unit is as follows:
CTRS-100A 3.5 W
CTRS-CDV010A 2.1 W
CTRS-SYNC010A 0.3 W
Because the total power consumption in the case of analog measurement on 32 channels + the use of synchronous unit is approximately 18.5 W,operation for 80 minutes or more is possible.
Operating Temperature Charging 0 to 40°C
Discharging -10 to 50°C
Operating Humidity 20 to 90% (Non-condensing)
Storage Temperature -20 to 50°C
* In the case of long-term storage for one month or more, avoid high
temperatures or humidity, and store the unit at 40°C or less.
Vibration Resistance 49.0 m/s2 (5 G), 5 to 200 Hz
Shock Resistance 490 m/s2 (50 G), 11 ms or less, half sine wave
Dimensions 53.2 W × 92 H × 94 D mm(Excluding protrusions or protectors)
Weight Approx. 570 g
Utility Nuts 12×M4
Battery Pack Replacement Handled by Kyowa
(Replacement by the user is not possible.)
  *1 If the battery is hot, it may stop charging before it is fully charged for safety reasons. This is not a malfunction.
*2 Depending on the environment, charging may stop before the battery is
fully charged for safety reasons. This is not a malfunction.
Standard Accessories Stack-connector cap (male)
Optional Accessories CTRS AC adapter UIA345-12-L-JP
(For USA: UNI345-1238-L-US)
CTRS DC power cable P-79
Connector cap BRA.1B.200.PCSG

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CTRS-100 Series

CTRS-SYNC010A
Synchronization Unit

CTRS-100 Series

Specifications

Connector Synchronous input connector
Synchronous output connector
Indicator Status LED
REMOTE LED
Operating Switch
4-bit DIP Switch ETHERNET-USB communication switch: 1 bit
Device ID setting: 2 bits
Reserved: 1 bit
Synchronous Operation Function
Number of Unit that Can Be Connected A maximum of four units can be connected in a cascade by using synchronous cable.
Recorded Data Recorded data can be saved to the SD card for each CTRS-100A as a separate file or to a PC(Only when online control is performed by the PC).
Ethernet Communication Communication is possible by connecting a communication cable.
* Ethernet communication is possible at a distance of up to 52.8 m by extending the communication cable by using an RJ-45 relay
connector (Kyowa recommended items) and LAN cable (Kyowa recommended items).
Distance between Devices 2 m or less
Power Supply Supplied by the CTRS-100A or CTRS-BATT010A
Operating Temperature -10 to 50°C
Operating Humidity 20 to 90% (Non-condensing)
Storage Temperature -20 to 60°C
Vibration Resistance 49.0 m/s2 (5 G), 5 to 200 Hz
Shock Resistance 490 m/s2 (50 G), 11 ms or less, Half sine wave
Power Consumption Approx. 0.3 W
Dimensions 26.6 W × 92 H × 94 D mm
(Excluding protrusions or protectors)
Weight Approx. 200 g
Utility Nuts 6×M4
Standard Accessories Stack-connector cap (female)
Stack-connector cap (male)
Optional Accessories CTRS sync cable N-130
CTRS communication cable N-131
Connector cap BRA.1B.200.PCSG

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CTRS-100 Series

CTRS-RCU010A
Remote Control Unit

CTRS-RCU010A

Specifications

Operating Button Switch
REC Start recording.
Operating method: Press the button once.
STOP Stop recording.
Operating method: Press the button once or
twice.*1
BAL Execute a balance operation.
Operating method: Press the button twice or
hold it down.*1
READ Read the condition settings from the SD card.
Operating method: Hold down the button.
OPTION 1, OPTION 2 Use the control software to assign any function to these buttons for use.Operating method: Press the button once.
・Monitor
・Delete the latest data file
・Over reset
Indicator Status LED
Remaining-battery-power indicator LED
Remaining-SD-card-space indicator LED
Range-over indicator LED
REC LED
BAL LED
READ LED
OPTION 1 LED
OPTION 2 LED
Other Functions Built-in buzzer
Strap hole
Operating Temperature -10 to 50°C
Operating Humidity 20 to 90% (Non-condensing)
Storage Temperature -20 to 60°C
Vibration Resistance 49.0 m/s2 (5 G), 5 to 200 Hz
Shock Resistance 490 m/s2 (50 G), 11 ms or less, half sine wave
Power Consumption Approx. 0.2 W
Dimensions 46 W × 90 H × 20 D mm (Excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 120 g
Utility Nuts 6×M3
  *1 This can be switched by using the control software.
* Hold down: To press and hold down a button for at least one second.
Press twice: To press a button switch twice within 0.5 seconds.

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CTRS-100 Series

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