Shimpo FGV-XY Digital Force Gauge with USB Output (FGP)
9 Ranges up to 200lbs
Measures Push / Pull Force

The all new FGV-XY series force gauge delivers industry-leading value with an extensive list of features including USB output, reversible display and a rugged metal housing. Each gauge is supplied as a complete kit with several screw-on adapters providing a complete force testing instrument for use in a wide variety of industries. All models include built-in memory for 1000 values, easily downloaded via the USB data output to a PC using the software.

windows 7 compatibleForce values can be transferred in real time continuously or batch downloaded after testing is complete. In addition, RS-232C and analog outputs are also supplied providing the FGV-XY with maximum flexibility for data transfer and recording. Additionally, measurement statistics are automatically calculated and stored and can be recalled to the display for viewing or can be downloaded. Statistics include maximum, minimum, average and standard deviation.

The FGV-XY provides is suitable for use in numerous industries & applications including incoming quality inspection, finished goods testing, R&D as well as on wire pull testing, wire crimps, trigger pull, brake pedal, aerospace, ceramic, springs, food ripeness, corrugated paper strength, blister pack, medical component, muscle strength, ergonomic testing, adhesives, syringe plunger, needle sharpness and many more.

USB output is not compatible with Windows 10, it requires an RS232 Cable (FGV-RS232) inquire details.

NSN 6635-01-596-9415 (FGV-100XY)

  • 1000 Hz Sample Rate
    captures true peak values even those occurring over very short time intervals
  • Selectable Auto-Shut Off
    prolongs battery life, while allowing constant use when powered via supplied AC-adapter
  • Accuracy of ±0.2%
    providing superb repeatability
  • Small Size
    Ergonomic design provides comfort for hand held testing
  • USB, RS-232 & Analog Outputs-- all included!
    3 different outputs for data transfer provides maximum flexibility
  • Automatic Calculation & Display of Statistics
    provides immediate results and analysis of your force testing
  • 9 separate capacities from 0.5 Lb to 200 Lb
    select the best range without forfeiting accuracy
  • 3 Memory Modes
    optimize data storage for any application transferring data to PC/Laptop when convenient
  • 200% Overload Capacity
    minimizes the likelihood of costly repairs
  • Built In User-Set Hi-Lo Alarm Limits
    perform quick and easy 'Go-No Go' testing with visual LCD indicator when "out of tolerance"
  • Rugged Die Cast Aluminum Housing & Rugged Construction
    provides exceptional durability even in the toughest field applications
  • Reversible Display
    optimized for use as both a handheld gauge or mount upside down on a test stand
  • Includes traceable calibration certificate
  • Free Data logging/graphing software provided, sample rate up to 100 readings/sec* Requires RS232 Cable for use with Windows 10, inquire for details
  • 2 Year Warranty
Force Ranges
FGV-0.5XY0.5 lb
2 N
200 g
8 oz
0.001 lb
0.001 N
0.1 g
0.01 oz
FGV-1XY1 lb
5 N
500 g
16 oz
0.001 lb
0.001 N
0.1 g
0.01 oz
FGV-2XY2 lb
10 N
1000 g
32 oz
0.01 N
1 g
0.01 oz
FGV-5XY5 lb
20 N
2 kg
0.001 lb
0.01 N
0.001 kg
FGV-10XY10 lb
50 N
5 kg
0.01 lb
0.01 N
0.001 kg
FGV-20XY20 lb
100 N
10 kg
0.01 lb
0.1 N
0.01 kg
FGV-50XY50 lb
200 N
20 kg
0.01 lb
0.1 N
0.01 kg
FGV-100XY100 lb
500 N
50 kg
0.1 lb
0.1 N
0.01 kg
FGV-200XY200 lb
1000 N
100 kg
0.1 lb
1 N
0.1 kg
Complete Kit
The FGV-XY is supplied as a complete kit including, gauge, AC adapter/charger, carrying case, hook, chisel, flat head, notched head, hanger, cone head, thread Adapter, extension rod, USB cable, Windows Software and instruction manual in a foam-fitted carrying case. kit
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Standard Attachments
Standard Attachments
Special Attachments
Shimpo Force Gauge Attachments
Measuring ModesRealtime, Compression Peak, Tension Peak
Display Update RateUser Selectable: 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, 20 times per second
Sampling Rate1000 times per second (1000Hz/1KHz)
Accuracy± 0.2% F.S.
Temperature DriftGain : ± 0.01% LOAD / Zero : ±0.01% / R.C. / Drift of zero point can be cancelled with tracking function.
DisplayMain display: 4-digits 12mm high, Reversible
Units display: 3-digits 7mm high
Other display: "LO BAT"(Low Battery Voltage), "BAT"(Battery Charging), "OVR"(Overload), "Peak"(Peak Hold)
Overload200% of Full Scale
On Model FGV-200XY: 150% F.S.
TrackingUser Selectable (ON/OFF)
USB OutputAllows communication between FGV-XY and Windows PC Software with ToriemonUSB via USB cable(included).
RS-232C OutputAllows communication between the FGV-XY and RS-232C devices. RS-232C cable is an optional accessory.
Analog Output± 1V, Accuracy is ± 50mV through a 12 bit D/A. ZERO affects this output, and is updated at 1000 times/second. Load is >10k Ohms
Overload/Comparator OutputOpen-collector output (Max DC30V/5mA).
PowerRechargeable Nickel hydride battery or AC adapter/charger. Usable while charging.
Operating TimeApproximately 8 hours after a full charge. Charging Time: 16 Hours Max.
Auto Power OffDefault is 10 minutes. Can be disbaled. Automatically disabled when connected to AC adapter.
Memory functionContinuous memory: 1000 data points, Single memory: 100 data points, Standard memory: 50 data points Statistics functions (max, minimum, peak, average, standard deviation)
Comparator functionUser Selectable: HI and LO
Temperature range0 ~ 40 °C (32 ~ 104 °F)
Humidity range35 ~ 85% RH
Dimensions147mm (L)x 75mm (W) x 38mm(H)
WeightApprox. 450g
On Model FGV-200XY: Approx. 500g
Accessories(Included)AC adapter/charger, carrying case, hook, chisel, flat head, notched head, hanger, cone head, thread Adapter, extension rod, USB cable
Application SoftwareApplication software (USB version): Available at www.shimpoinst.com/software for free.
Warranty2 Years
International P/NFGPX
PDF Instruction Manual Click to downloadPDF Brochure Click to download
Sample Calibration Cert Click to downloadSoftware for WIN 7 (64-bit) and XP (32-bit). Not C Click to download
Dimensional Drawing Click to download
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FGV-0.5XY$715.50FGV Digital Force Gauge with USB OUTPUT, 8 oz / 200 g / 2 N Capacity - FGP-0.2
FGV-1XY$715.50FGV Digital Force Gauge with USB OUTPUT, 1 lb / 500 g / 5 N Capacity - FGP-0.5
FGV-2XY$715.50FGV Digital Force Gauge with USB OUTPUT, 2 lb / 1 Kg / 10 N Capacity - FGP-1
FGV-5XY$715.50FGV Digital Force Gauge with USB OUTPUT, 5 lb / 2.5 Kg / 25 N Capacity - FGP-2
FGV-10XY$715.50FGV Digital Force Gauge with USB OUTPUT, 10 lb / 5 Kg / 50 N Capacity - FGP-5
FGV-20XY$715.50FGV Digital Force Gauge with USB OUTPUT, 10 lb / 5 Kg / 50 N Capacity - FGP-10
FGV-50XY$715.50FGV Digital Force Gauge with USB OUTPUT, 50 lb / 25 Kg / 250 N Capacity - FGP-20
FGV-100XY$715.50FGV Digital Force Gauge with USB OUTPUT, 100 lb / 50 Kg / 500 N Capacity - FGP-50
FGV-200XY$760.50FGV Digital Force Gauge with USB OUTPUT, 200 lb / 100 Kg / 1000 N Capacity - FGP-100
FGV-ANALOG$105.00Analog output cable for FGV
FGV-RS232$105.00RS232 9 Pin Serial output cable for FGV
FG-HANDLE$125.00Handle FGE, FGV, FG-3000, FG-7000 Force Gauges
FGV-CTRL$105.00Control Cable for FGV
FG-09V120UC$35.00Spare / Replacement Power Adapter
BATT-FGEX$60.00Spare / Replacement Internal Rechargeable NiMH Battery - BFGG0200511
FG-M6ADP$95.00Std. Steel Adapter Set, M6 Thread (Includes Chisel, Cone, Flat Head, Notched, Hook, Extension Rod) - For use with 2 - 200 lb force gauges
FG-M6ADP-AL$75.00Std. Aluminum Adapter Set, M6 Thread (Includes Chisel, Cone, Flat Head, Notched, Hook, Extension Rod) - For use with 2 - 20 lb force gauges
NIST-FG$150.00NIST Traceable Certificate of Calibration for Shimpo force Gauges up to 100 lbs
NISTCAL-HX$200.00NIST-Traceable Calibration Certificate for FGE/FGV HX and HXY Gauges (NIST-FG-HX)
ISO-17025-FG200$195.00ISO-17025 Calibration for Force Gauges up to 200 lbs / 100 kg / 1000 N
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