Item #PAXLC800, PAX Lite Counter/Rate Meters - Red Lion

The PAX® Lite Counter is a versatile totalizing counter that can be adapted to a wide variety of counting, measuring, and positioning readout applications. The PAX® Lite Rate Meter provides the versatility and flexibility needed to accommodate virtually any rate measuring application.

Both meters can be scaled for direct readout in terms of the units being measured. Each meter is programmed through a combination of front panel buttons and DIP switches. Once the programming is complete, the buttons can be disabled by a DIP switch setting.

  • Large 6 or 8 Digit LED Display
  • Input Rates to 25 kHZ
  • Programmable Scaling
  • Programmable Decimal Point
  • Variety of Sensor Inputs
  • Sensor Excitation
  • AC or DC Powered
  • 1/8 DIN, NEMA 4X Front
  • Bi-Directional Counting & Remote Reset
PAX Lite Counter Specs

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Item Name
8 Digit PAX Lite Counter
Input Range
25 kHz max. (0.01 Hz min. on Rate Meter)
30V DC max. DIP switch selectable for pulses from a variety of sources including NPN-OC, TTL outputs, and most Red Lion® sensors.
Logic Trigger Levels
VL = 1.5 V max.; VH = 3.75 V min.
Current Sinking
Internal 7.8 kohm pull-up to +12 VDC, 1.9 mA max.
Current Sourcing
Internal 3.9 kohm pull-down, 8 mA max. at 30 VDC.
Rate Meter Accuracy
Control Inputs
Functions: Count Up/Down, Remote Reset, Inhibit, Store Isolation: Not isolated to sensor input common Logic Levels: Active: Vin < 0.9 VDC; Inactive: Vin > 3.6 VDC Logic State: Active Low, 22 kohm pull-up to +12 V Max.Input: 30 VDC continuous Response Time: 25 µsec max. for Up/Down and Inhibit, 10 msec. max. for Reset and Store
6-digit, 0.56" (14.2 mm) or 8-digit, 0.4" (10.1 mm)
Decimal Point
Programmed by front panel keys
10 to 16 VDC at 0.1 A max. 115/230 VAC, switch select, 50/60 Hz, 6 VA.
AC Power Isolation
2300V rms, 1 min. to input & DC in/out
Sensor Power
9 to 17.5 VDC at 100 mA max.
0 to 60 °C operating, <85% RH (non-condensing)
Cage-clamp terminal block
Dimensions (HxWxD)
1.95 x 3.80 x 4.1 in 50 x 97 x 105 mm