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DR5000 Circular Chart Recorder - Obsolete

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  • 21 CFR Part 11 FDA Requirements
  • AMS2750E Heat Treat Applications
  • Ovens - Furnaces - Kilns
  • Environmental Chambers
  • Sterilizers/Autoclaves
  • 10" Circular Chart Recorder
  • Use Partlow or Honeywell charts
  • Easy Self Documenting Configuration
  • Battery Back-Up (power recorder ~ 48 hours)
  • Panel Cutout 12.7" x 12.7", same as Partlow MRC5000 & Honeywell DR4300 10" Circular Chart Recorders
  • Nema 3 standard, Nema 4 optional
  • UL      CE  Rohs


    DR5000 Additional Page Links

    DR5000 Configuration and Setup Chart
    DR5000 Status LED
    DR5000 Non-Catalog Options

    DR5000 Chart Does Not Show Correct Time after Chart Change

    DR5000 Brochure

    DR5000 Brocure.pdf


    DR5000 Manual

    DR5000 Manual.pdf


    DR5000 Pricing / Part Number Matrix


    5000 Circular Chart Recorder

    DR5000 LED Status Indicator & non-Cataloged Options

    DR5000 Status LED.htm

    DR5000 Non Catalog Options.htm


    Chart Listing

    DR Available Chart Listing.pdf

    Custom Chart Range Cost.pdf


    Chart does not show Correct Time After Chart Change

    DR5000 Chart Does Not Show Correct Time.htm


    Configuration Chart



    3rd Party Transmitter Power Supply Wiring Examples

    Transmitter Power Supply wiring example #1: DR5000 - trx - PS.pdf


    Transmitter Power Supply wiring example #2: w-3 devices PS-control and DR5000.pdf


    Warranty: 2-Years

    DR5000 2-Year Warranty.pdf


    Agency Approvals

    UL Approval.pdf

    CE Conformity.pdf

    DR5000 MSDS


    California Proposition 65 Warning



    Flow Totalization - VR & PR Series Paperless Recorders:

    Although Totalization is not available in the DR5000, the VR Series and PR Series Paperless Recorders provide easy & cost effective solutions for Flow Totalization applications.


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    DR5000 Circular Chart Recorder

    Effective March 2022 the DR5000 is Obsolete


    Due to supply chain interruptions and component obsolescence the DR5000 had reached its End of Live (EoL) and is no longer available.


    There are a limited number of Chart Platen assemblies for 1 & 2 pen CCW rotation are available with price page link here and to the right under DR5000 pricing..


    Charts and replacement ink chart cartridges will continue to be available.

    There are a limited number of misc. components to repair field units.


    This web page will remain with all product links and text descriptions for an extended time to allow users access to support information.



    Future Design Controls DR5000 circular chart recorder is available in one or two* pen versions utilizing traditional drag pen. The DR5000 utilizes recent microprocessor technology combined with a robust pen & chart drive gear motor design offers industry leading reliability at significantly lower cost than older legacy designs.


    DR5000 Ease of Use and Configuration


    Operator interface & configuration are simple with a status LED providing all operational information.


    The DR5000 unique configuration chart provides documentation on recorder configuration minimizing recorder configuration questions and issues of incorrect configuration.


    DR5000 Options


    The Options include, Nema 4 [Nema 3 is standard] and 9VDC battery back-up to operate the recorder for up to 48 hours without line power. Non-cataloged options for low voltage operation, input ranges, transmitter power supplies and more are available.


    Traditional Ink Circular Chart Recorder Chart Types:

    Partlow & Honeywell 10" charts


    The DR5000 may be specified to accept either Partlow or Honeywell recorder charts allowing a form, fit and function replacement for Partlow MRC5000 and Honeywell DR4200 & DR4300 recorder only models (no PID control nor a digital display for the process variable (PV)). The DR5000 accepting legacy charts allows both end users and OEMs flexibility to use the most cost effective circular chart recorder hardware without affecting their current procedures, part numbers and vendors for recorder charts.


    Partlow charts run counterclockwise (CCW) while Honeywell charts are Clockwise (CW). The DR5000 ordering matrix allows selection of CCW or CW for chart rotation.


    LED Display of Process Variable (PV)

    Effective September 30, 2020 the DR5000 optional LED display reached its End of Life (EoL) and is no longer available. DR5000_Optional_PV-Display_EoL_09-30-2020.pdf


    Alarm Relays

    Effective September 30, 2020 optional alarm relays are no longer available.


    Thermal "Print your own Chart" Recorder

    Effective December 10, 2018 the DR5000 with the Thermal Recorder option has reached end of life and is no longer available.


    Replacement parts including the thermal print arm are available as long as supply lasts.


    Private Labeling


    OEM and Distributor private labeling is available.



    Specification Review

    • Standard Power and Process Variable Input
      • Power Input: 120 or 220VAC standard. Contact factory for low VAC or VDC inputs.
      • Universal process input: thermocouple, RTD, mA or VDC.
        • T/C: J, K, T, B, R and S
        • RTD: Platinum 100 ohm (.385 coefficient)
        • mA/VDC: 4-20mA, 0-5VDC and 1-5VDC
        • Special mA & VDC ranges available; i.e. 0-1VDC and others
    • Configuration: Simple Configuration in less than 5-minutes.
      • No Instruction Manual required.
      • No DIP Switches to configure
      • No cryptic display prompts
      • Unit self documents its configuration on the setup chart
    • Chart Styles (10" circular):
      • Charts Ink Style
        • Partlow style: specify Counter Clockwise (CCW)
        • Honeywell style: specify Clockwise (CW).
    • Enclosure Size:
      • Panel Cutout: Industry standard 12.7" square.
        • same as Honeywell DR4200/4300and Partlow MRC5000/7000.
      • Nema 3 standard with Nema 4 optional
      • Wall mounting brackets are standard
    • Battery Back-up: Optional 9-volt battery operates recorder up to 48 hours without line power, 24 hours with optional LED process value display.
    • Displays:
      • Standard LED providing operational status flash sequence or steady on.

    * Two pen versions: inputs share a common ground. Isolated sensors are recommended (T/C's should have ungrounded junctions).




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