Titan Mini-Recorder

16 Channel Data Acquisition Recorder with Multi-Sensor Support

Key Features:

  • 16 Channel Data Acquisition Recorder with multi-sensor support (Bendix connector input)
  • Stand-alone recording to SD memory card with onboard controls for recording and calibration
  • High performance analog front-end with full Balance and Calibration loopback features
  • GPS recording support
  • Record directly to a pc via USB
  • Interfaces with other Titan products to provide up to 384 analog channels, plus digital channels
  • Durability & Fatigue
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Acoustics
  • Noise & Vibration Analysis
  • Ride Quality Assessment
  • Shock
Number of Channels 16 fault-tolerant channels on industry standard Western Regional-wired Bendix connectors (type PT02A-10-6S)
Sample Rate High Speed Operation: up to 10,000 samples per second per channel
Low Speed Operation: up to 1200 samples per second per channel
Resolution Utilizes 24-bit A/D converters; 16-bit exported
Input Impedance > 10 Meg (Input Dividers OFF)
= 16K (Input Dividers ON)
Programmable Gain From ±1/16 to ±512; ±32V Full scale input voltage maximum
Programmable Filter 10 pole Linear Phase tracking fi lter (High Speed operation)
8 pole Butterworth fi lter (Low Speed operation)
Calibration Modes Resistive (RCal): ±100K Ohms per channel (shunt calibration)
Voltage (VCal): Precision positive and negative calibration voltages provided
Excitation Value / Current Precision per-channel programmable, 2 to 11.5V @25mA with overload protection
Analog Sensor Support Strain Gauge: Full/Half/Quarter Bridge 350Ω resistive type, with on-board bridge completion
Voltage: Up to ±32 Volts
Thermocouples: Types J, K, & T
Tachometer/Totalizer: Frequencies up to 7KHz
Digital Sensor Support (via Digital Pod) SAE J1939, ISO 15765 (ECU CAN), GPS (Garmin 18X-5Hz w/PPS), IMU (3DM-GX3, 3DM-GX5), and multiple WFT protocols including Kistler and Michigan Scientific
GPS Optional on-board GPS support for the Garmin 18X-5Hz w/PPS
PC Operation Remote recording and control via USB
Stand-alone Operation Via on-board switches or Titan Remote Control (Mars Labs CBL-RMT)
Recording Media Secure Digital (SD) memory card, 2GB (furnished), up to 16GB supported
Expansion Slot (1) Supports optional Mini-Digital Pod (digital input) or Mini-DAC (analog output) expansion cards
Power Requirements 10 VDC (min), 11-32 VDC recommended; 3 Watts (base unit, sensors not driven)
Dimensions / Weight 17.6 cm x 10.6 cm x 4.6 cm (L x W x H) / Weight 570g

Optional Capabilities

Internal Digital Analog Converter (DAC)

Analog Output Expansion Card

Optional Add-On


  • Adds analog output capability to Titan Mini-Recorders for monitoring and control applications
  • Full 16 channel operation with isolated outputs
  • Input signals may be recorded when connected to a PC or Titan CPU, as well as monitored in real-time on the PC
  • Output is automaticallly offset to include the balance value used for the sensor
  • Output Sample Rate: 1200 samples per second
  • Output Bandwidth: 150 Hz
  • Output Voltage Range: ±10V
Internal Digital Expansion (GPS, IMU, CAN, WFT)

Digital Input Expansion Card

Optional Add-on


  • Adds digital input capability to Titan Mini-Recorders • Provides dual CANbus inputs, plus GPS and Serial data inputs
  • Each CANbus input supports SAE J1939, ISO 15765 (ECU CAN), and multiple WFT protocols, including Kistler and Michigan Scientific
  • CANbus rates up to 1Mb
  • Support for the 3DM-GX3 Inertial Measurement Unit [6 DOF channels and 3 Euler channels]
  • GPS support for the Garmin LX18-5Hz [12 channels + PPS]
File File Type Description
PDF Printable Datasheet
PDF BMS User Manual