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REED SD-8205 Vibration Meter/Data Logger

Model: SD-8205

REED SD-8205 Vibration Meter/Data Logger-

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Measures velocity and acceleration to determine vibration levels in machinery. Real-time data logger with integral SD memory card.

REED SD-8205 Offers

This SD series datalogging vibration meter measures velocity and acceleration to determine vibration levels in machinery. The SD-8205 meets ISO1954 standards and features RMS, Peak hold, and Max/Min functions. Using a SD card (max 16Gb), a user can select a desired sampling rate and quickly generate an Excel file on a SD card without the use of software. Optional accessories include a tripod and AC adapter for continuous long-term monitoring. Optional PC software also allows a user to track live measurements.


  • Measures velocity and acceleration to determine vibration level
  • User selectable unit of measure (metric or imperial)
  • RMS, Peak hold, Data hold and Max/Min functions
  • 10Hz to 1kHz frequency range
  • Basic accuracy of +/-5%
  • Real-time datalogger with integral SD memory card
  • User selectable sampling rate from 1 to 3600 seconds
  • Large, easy-to-read backlit LCD display
  • Optional PC software features live tracking via USB connection
  • Tripod mount for long-term monitoring
  • Meets ISO1954 standards
  • Low battery indicator and auto shut off

REED SD-8205 Specifications

Measuring Range 0.5 to 199.9 m/s²
0.05 to 20.39 g
2 to 656ft/s²
Accuracy ±(5% + 2 dgt)
Resolution 0.1m/s²
0.01 g
1 ft/s²
Measuring Range 0.5 to 199.9 mm/s
0.05 to 19.99 cm/s
0.02 to 7.87 in/s
Accuracy ±(5% + 2 dgt)
Resolution 0.1 mm/s
0.01 cm/s
0.01 in/s
General Specifications
Response Time 1 sec
Frequency Range 10Hz - 1KHz
Display 4-digit LCD
Backlit Display Yes
RMS, Peak and Max Hold Measurements Yes
Data Hold Yes
Min Yes
Max Yes
Zero Adjustment Yes
Datalogging Capabilities Yes
Real-Time Clock and Date Stamp Yes
Selectable Sampling Rate Yes (1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60, 120, 300, 600, 1800, 3600s)
External Memory Yes, expandable up to 16Gb with SD card (optional)
Auto Shut-off Yes (after 10 mins/off)
Kick Stand Yes
Tripod Mountable Yes
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Probe Cable Length 47.2" (1.2m)
Power Supply 6 x AA batteries or AC Adapter (optional)
Output Yes 
PC Connectivity USB Cable (optional)
Software   SW-U801-WIN Software (optional)
Software OS Compatibility Windows XP / Vista / 7
Product Certifications CE
Operating Temperature 0 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)
Storage Temperature 14 to 140°F (-10 to 60°C)
Operating Humidity Range 10-85%
Dimensions Instrument: 9.7 x 2.7 x 1.8" (203 x 76 x 38 mm)
Probe: 1.5 x 0.6" (37 x 16 mm)
Weight Instrument: 17.3oz (515g)
Probe:  3.5oz (99g)

What's included with the REED SD-8205

  • Vibration Meter, Datalogger
  • Vibration Probe with 47.2" (1.2m) Cable
  • Hard Carrying Case
  • Batteries

Ideal Applications for the REED SD-8205

  • Evaluation of rotational industrial equipment (fans, pumps, turbines, compressors, conveyors, motors and bearings)
  • Equipment shock and pulsation checks
  • Preventative maintenance programs
  • Power hand tools and transportation equipment

Click on a category to view a selection of compatible accessories with the REED SD-8205 Vibration Meter/Data Logger.

REED CA-05A Soft Carrying Case, 10 x 4.3 x 1.7"

Model: CA-05A

Features a main instrument compartment and a side pouch for accessories.

REED R8888 Deluxe Hard Carrying Case, 12 x 9.6 x 5.4"

Model: R8888

Professional grade, injection molded hard plastic case with customizable foam inserts.

REED SD-4GB SD Memory Card, 4GB

Model: SD-4GB

For use with REED SD Series and R2100.

REED AP-9VA-110V AC Adapter

Model: AP-9VA-110V

For use with REED SD Series Dataloggers and Scales.

REED SW-U801-WIN Data Acquisition Software

Model: SW-U801-WIN

For use with REED SD Series Dataloggers, GU-3001 and TQ-8800. Data acquisition software for Windows® XP and 7.


Model: USB-01

For use with REED SD Series Dataloggers, GU-3001 and TQ-8800.

REED SD-VMB Magnetic Base for the REED SD-8205

Model: SD-VMB

Magnetic Base for the SD-8205 Vibration Meter Data Logger.

REED SD-8205PROBE Replacement Vibration Probe for SD-8205

Model: SD-8205PROBE

For use with SD-8205 Vibration Meter/Data Logger.

REED R1500 Lightweight Tripod with Instrument Adapter

Model: R1500

This lightweight tripod is expandable up to 56" and features an add-on adapter capable of mounting instruments without a tripod mount. The R1500 is a convenient accessory for any data logging instrument setup for long-term continuous monitoring.

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