Technical specifications

Physical Characteristics

All Aluminum Machined Enclosure

Weight: 2.5 lbs

Width: 6.58 inches

Depth: 4.16 inches

Height: 1.99 inches


Metal Dome Membrane keypad

Smart Probe

DAS-6008 uses any BMDS Series 6000 Smart Probe, including the SP-6004/5, RSP-6004/5, RR-6004/5 to scan BMDS IMI, IPT and IPTT transponders. Switch between IMI, IPT and IPTT transponders without changing setup options by simply changing probes. Transponders are non-contact, proximity programming/reading.


Easy reading Vacuum Fluorescent Display is brighter with wider viewing angle than the typical LCD. Viewing area measures 82.7 mm x 19.0 mm with a display format of 16 characters wide by 2 lines high.


Functional Firmware Capabilities

Data collection user definable Multiple Programming, edit and lock functions Load function control between serial devices, and internal memory System summary screen Utilities, system setup, special functions, view and edit, read only or read/write transponder mode selection

Power Source

Line - 100 to 240 VAX input, 12 volt DC, 1.2 Amp output external power supply




Data Ports

RJ11 Probe Input – To use all BMDS Smart Probes, plus a DB-9 connector Two (2) RS-232 Serial Input Ports - To connect additional input devices (i.e. scales, barcode, calipers)

PS-2 Keyboard Input - To connect a standard PS-2 computer style keyboard PS-2 Keyboard Output - Allows collected data to be output in standard keyboard format

USB Device Output - Permits data output to appear as a keystroke in USB equipped computer

USB Standard Output - Allows unit to act as a “serial data source” for data interfacing or unit control RS232 Serial Output Port - Main serial port for receiving data & for Smart Probe in the by-pass mode


Software Compatibility

Compatible with DASHost Software

Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows 7

Mac OS X with use of emulation software

Many popular lab tracking software