PR8111, PR8112 – Pen Recorder


  • 1- or 2-Pen Chart Recording of DC Voltage Signals with an Easy-to-Use Portable Pen Recorder


PR8111, PR8112 – Pen Recorder


Pen Recorders are still an indispensable tool for field technicians requiring on-the-spot printed reports during plant maintenance and troubleshooting. The Hioki PR8111 and PR8112 Pen Recorders are suited for applications where keeping analog records of measurement data are still required for complying with company standards.

Key Features

  • Easily portable, compact size
  • Support for three power sources, can be powered with dry-cell batteries
  • Protection from dripping water and dust, ships with a drip-proof cover
  • Pen-based, records data reliably
  • Easy enough for anyone to use

Technical Specifications

No. of pens For PR8111, 1 pen; For PR8112, 2 pens
Operating method Self-balancing, Disposable felt pen recording
Input DC voltage (Isolated input channels, isolated input and frame)
Measurement ranges ?1 mV to 500 mV (9 ranges), ?1 V to 250 V (8 ranges)
Max. allowable input 250 V DC (at V range), 30 V DC (at mV range), Max. rated voltage to earth: 300 V DC, AC, CAT II
Recording accuracy ?0.5 % of effective recording width (excluding contraction and expansion of recording paper);
Recording width 150 mm (5.91 in)
Pen interval 5 mm (0.20 in)
Pen speed 500 mm/s or greater (using AC adapter)
Chart speed 10 mm/min to 600 mm/min (8 ranges), 10 mm/hr to 600 mm/hr (8 ranges)
Accuracy ?0.25 % (at 500 mm or higher continuous recording)
Recording paper Fanfold plain paper: SE-10Z-2, length: 15 m (49.22 ft); Roll plain paper: SE-10, length: 20 m (65.62 ft)
Power supply (1) AC adapter 9418-15 (100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz); (2) D size alkaline battery (LR20) _ 6 (When used with the AC adapter, the adapter takes precedence); (3) DC power supply: 10 to 27 V DC (cable available by special order)
Continuous use time For PR8111, 50 hr (based on in-house testing conditions, use LR20 batteries); For PR8112, 25 hr (based on in-house testing conditions, use LR20 batteries)
Max. rated power 4 VA (AC adapter, DC power) or 3 VA (dry-cell batteries)
Dimensions and mass For PR8111, 292 mm (11.50 in) W _ 177 mm (6.97 in) H _ 182 mm (7.17 in) D, 3.9 kg (137.6 oz) (main unit only), 4.8 kg (169.3 oz) (with dry-cell batteries); For PR8112, 292 mm (11.50 in) W _ 177 mm (6.97 in) H _ 182 mm (7.17 in) D, 4.4 kg (155.2 oz) (main unit only), 5.3 kg (186.9 oz) (with dry-cell batteries)
Accessories For PR8111, Felt pen P-1201A (Red) _1, Recording paper SE-10Z-2 (fanfold) _1, AC Adapter 9418-15 _1, Front cover _1, Drip-proof cover _1, Instruction manual _1; For PR8112, Felt pen P-1201A (Red) _1, Felt pen P-1202A (Green) _1, Recording paper SE-10Z-2 (fanfold) _1, AC adapter 9418-15 _1, Front cover _1, Drip-proof cover _1, Instruction manual _1