Dual-Axis Inclinometer (HMDS1000B)

Digital Readout And Customised Alarm Functionality

Hummingbird's HMDS1000B Dual-Axis Inclinometer (Slope Meter) provides highly visible and configurable pitch and roll measurement and display to operators of industrial machinery.

The Inclinometer (Slope Meter) allows customisation of sensor response times to allow maximum flexibility in various applications.

Alarms and warnings can be configured from the integrated menu and saved to integrated memory.

Powerful Performance

Designed for harsh industrial environments, the Inclinometer (Slope Meter) features a tough fascia with integrated buttons and LCD graphics display.

An industrial adjustable mount allows for optimum positioning for the operator.

Both pitch and roll can simultaneously be displayed and can optionally be made to invert in the event of an alarm or warning condition. The display is highly visible both at night and in sunlight due to the use of an industrially rated transflective graphics LCD display.

The integrated keypad allows for customisation of the display; in application calibration; warning and alarm setup; minimum and maximum tilt display and sensor customisation.

One HMTS2F0000B 2-axis high-accuracy RS485 tilt sensor is included, with a 15m cable length. When used in combination with the Inclinometer (Slope Meter), accuracy of one degree and customisable frequency response are achievable.

Integrated alarm and warning relays provide normally open, normally closed and common outputs. Both warnings and alarms can be configured to be normally-on or normally-off.

Optional password protection on the setup menu can be configured by the user.

Rugged Hardware

The Inclinometer (Slope Meter) is supplied in a rugged ABS plastic enclosure with a polycarbonate fascia.

A fully adjustable RAM 1" ball mount can be screw mounted to the vehicle, or optional suction mounts are available.

Power, outputs and the sensor are connected through a Deutsch DT12 socket at the rear of the unit. The wiring loom is made from flame-retardant Exane© wire.


  • 9V to 36V supply voltage
  • Adjustable industrial mount
  • Highly visible pitch and roll readout
  • Configurable numeric or graphical display
  • Adjustable backlight
  • Integrated user interface for customisation
  • One degree accurate, variable frequency response sensors
  • Highly configurable warning and alarm functions
  • Integrated warning and alarm relays
  • Integrated buzzer

Technical Specifications

  • Input voltage: minimum 9V; maximum 36V
  • Power consumption (W): maximum 2W (165mA @ 12V) – includes dual axis tilt sensor
  • Warning relay output: normally open or normally closed, 36V max, 1A max, internally fused
  • Alarm relay output: normally open or normally closed, 36V max, 1A max, internally fused
  • Maximum tilt: -90 to 90 degrees, recommended use -60 to 60 degrees
  • Maximum tilt: -90 to 90 degrees, recommended use -60 to 60 degrees
  • Accuracy: one degree from 0 to 30 degrees, 2 degrees from 30-60 degrees
  • Refresh rate: 10 updates per second
  • Frequency response: 10Hz to 0.1Hz, user settable
  • Communications protocol: enhanced RS485 – differential, will operate with one broken connection

Physical Characteristics

  • HMTS2F0000B dimensions:57mm (base width), 82mm (w), 51mm (h), 32.2mm (d), cable 15m (l)
  • Wiring loom dimensions: 50cm (l)

Environmental Specifications

  • Operating temperature: -40°C to +85°>C
  • Humidity: 5% to 95% relative humidity


Hummingbird Electronics has designed the product for use in a broad range of applications. It is however solely the customer's responsibility to evaluate the device and determine it's suitability in their end application.

Hummingbird Electronics does not suggest or make any recommendation as to the suitability of parameters that determine angle, height, impact, speed, force, accident, harsh braking, roll-over or rate-of-turn events, input or output voltage or current. Parameter values stated or implied in this document are for explanation only and should not be taken as typical or representative of a real world situation.


Products are not authorised for use in critical safety or other applications where a failure may reasonably be expected to result in personal injury, loss of life, or catastrophic property damage. If a customer uses or sells the products for use in any such applications, the customer acknowledges that such use or sale is at customer's sole risk. The customer will indemnify, defend or hold Hummingbird Electronics and their electronic component suppliers/assemblers harmless from and against any and all liabilities and costs arising out of or in connection with use of product or sale.
Dual-Axis Inclinometer
  • Dual-Axis Inclinometer
  • Dual-Axis Inclinometer
  • Dual-Axis Inclinometer
  • Dual-Axis Inclinometer

Price (AUD, ex GST) $995.45

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