Monarch Instrument

IIII [+] About Monarch

Since 1977, Monarch Instrument is one of the world’s largest suppliers of portable speed measurement products. Monarch is an ISO 9001-2000 registered manufacturer of precision electronics.

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Monarch has a full line of Paperless Recorders, Digital Stroboscopes, Sensors, and Handheld Laser & Panel Mount Tachometers.

  • Stroboscopes
  • Paperless Recorders
  • Tachometers
  • Sensors


Setting the standard with a family of portable & machine vision, high-performance, digital strobes.

III Monarch PB Series
Monarch PB Series Low-cost general purpose strobes

Phase-shifting Strobes

  • Flash rates 100 to 8,000 flashes per minute.
  • Low cost general purpose stroboscopes
  • Large Digital Display
III Monarch BA/BB Series
Monarch BA/BB Series Nova strobes

Digital Strobes

  • Nova-Strobe BB for battery operation and BA for AC operation(115 or 230 Vac)
  • Flash rates 100 to 8,000 flashes per minute.
  • Low cost general purpose stroboscopes
  • Large Digital Display
III Monarch VB Nova Strobe Series
Monarch VB Nova Strobe series Vibration Stoboscopes

Vibration Stroboscopes

  • Vibration analysis & predictive maintenance, use with vibration data collectors
  • Flash rates from 100 to 12,000 flashes per minute
  • VB 115 Kit with carrying case, spare lamp, fast charger & cable
  • Selectable tracking filter allows for solid phase reading.
III Monarch Palm Strobes
Monarch Palm Strobes

Palm Strobe Digital Strobes

  • Display: 6 digit alphanumeric backlit LCD
  • Light Power: 7 watts actual power equivalent to 10 watts of effective power
  • Flash Duration: 10 – 30 µsec typical
  • Internal mode

Paperless Recorder

Because your data is so important Data Chart recorders were designed to be ultra-reliable.

III Monarch DC1200 Series
Monarch DC1200 Stobes

Paperless Recorders

  • Menu selectable via membrane keypad
  • Engineering units – up to 3 characters alphanumeric
  • Program for normal or alarm/event triggered recording mode
III Monarch DC2000 Series
Monarch DC2000 Paperless Recorders

Paperless Recorders

  • 2, 4, 6 or 12 direct universal inputs: DC voltage, current and thermocouples.
  • High speed storage capability: up to 8 samples/second/channel.
  • 5.6″ Brilliant TFT active matrix color display or 5″ monochrome display.
  • Intuitive Touchscreen Control with anti-glare coating.


Monarch Instrument has set the standard for quality, reliability, efficient design and ease of use of its handheld contact and contact/non-contact laser tachometers. Recognized worldwide. Ideal for Input/output shaft speed, belt, fan speed, total length and flash rate, everything from propeller speed to wire or yarn/filament speed, pulp and paper mills to blood centrifuges.
III Monarch Phasar Series
Monarch Phasar Tachometers

Portable Pistol-grip Tachometers

  • Display: 3 1/2 digit Backlit LCD
  • Input: Infrared
  • Range -20 to 400°C (-4 to 752)°F
  • Resolution: 1°C / 1°F
III Monarch PLT200 Series
Monarch PLT200 Pocket Laser Tachometers

Pocket Laser Tachometers

  • Operating Range up to 25 feet (Class 3R visible laser)
  • Accepts Remote Contact Assembly (optional)
  • Accepts Remote Sensors (optional)
  • TTL Pulse Output with 6 foot BNC Cable
III Monarch ACT Series
Monarch ACT Series Panel Mount Tachometers

1/8 DIN Panel Mount Tachometers

  • Model ACT-1B: 5RPM-100,000RPM, 1 pulse per revolution
  • Model ACT-1B-60: 5RPM-100,000RPM, 6 pulses per revolution
  • Model ACT-2A: 5RPM-999,950RPM
  • Model ACT-3: 5RPM-999,950RPM incl. N.I.S.T. Traceable Certification of Calibration


An extensive line of products include Optical, Proximity Infrared, Magnetic sensors as well as self-powered and smart laser speed measuring sensors.

III Monarch Sensors for Tach, Strobes or stand-alone
Monarch Sensors for Tachometers, Strobes or stand-alone use

Sensors for Tachometers & Strobes or stand-alone use

  • Model ROS-W Optical Sensor: 1-250,000 RPM
  • Model P5-11 Proximity Sensor: Magnetic 1-60,000 RPM
  • Models IRP-P & IRS-W Infrared Sensors: 1-999,950 RPM
  • Models M-190W & M190P Magnetic Sensors: 1-99,990 RPM
  • Models MT-190/MT & 190W Magnetic Sensors with amplifier modules: 1-99,999 RPM
III Monarch SPS Series Sensors
Monarch SPS series self-powered sensors

Self-powered Sensors

  • Range: (RPM)-Same as the sensor
  • Output signal: TTL compatible pulse, 0-5V or 5-0V
  • Pulse Width: Determined by size of target and rotational speed
  • Output: connector BNC Connector
  • Power: (4) “AA” (R6) NiCad batteries AC or 5-12 VDC
  • switch-selectable 0 to +5 V or 0 to -5 V
III Monarch Smart Sensor Series
Monarch Smart Laser Sensor series

Smart Laser Sensors for Measuring Speed

  • “Smart” auto gain provides best performance in picking up target reflection.
  • “On Target” Indicator
  • TTL pulse output signal inverter Switch
  • Manual sensitivity knob provides dynamic fine tuning of sensor response
  • On/off or recharge switch