Inclination Sensor DWL-5000XY

Inclination Sensor DWL5000XY - Product Overview

Precision leveling and tilt angles measurement with the Inclination Sensor DWL5000XY essentially involve simultaneous 2-dimensional planes rather than conventionally known as two independent single-axis. Digi-Pas® 2-axis intelligent inclination modules having high precision and wide measurement range are capable of providing real-time leveling, angular & vibration readings that empower application engineers to continuously measure and monitor machine/equipment/structure angular positional status precisely and speedily.

These small footprint, 2-axis  and high shock resistant MEMS driven inclination sensor modules effectively eliminate limitations associated with using multiple single-axis sensors or bulky pendulum/servo-based sensors to achieve precise 2D levelling and planar angular measurements.

Digi-Pas® 2-axis inclination sensor module system (Sensor Module + Control Box) is designed to be integrated into precision machine/equipment/structure enabling application engineers to instantly access angular positional readings (+ an optional PC Sync Pro Software to extract and store data in Excel format) without the need for tedious and time-consuming programming.

The angular measurement system enables user-defined settings to activate/control any external connected peripheral devices at ease (see below suggested diagram). Alternatively, experienced engineers/experts may choose to download Digi-Pas Dynamic-Link Library to link with your own coding to directly extract measurement readings from sensor modules (without Control Box & PC Sync Software).

Inclination Sensor DWL-5000XY  Series Inclination Sensor Modules accuracy is verified by accredited 3rd party independent calibration & test bodies and National Metrology Centre traceable to SI standard and NIST, JIS, UKAS & DIN under CIPM MRA.

Features & Applications

2-Axis Inclination Sensor Module


  • Measuring range from 0° ~ ±90° (Single-Axis); 0° ~ ±15° (Dual-Axis)
  • Resolution of 0.01° (175 µm/M) (0.002 in/feet)
  • Accuracy: ± 0.01° at 0° to ±2.00°; ± 0.03° at other angles
  • Multiple I/O communication protocols i.e. USB, RS232, RS485 & (optional) Bluetooth connectivity
  • IP65 certified – waterproof protection
  • Response time at 10mSec.
  • Shock/Impact Test survives over 3,000g to 6,000g
  • Built-in vibrometer for real time vibration measurement
  • User-friendly PC-based programmable software
  • Operating Temperature : -20 to +70°C
Dual Angle Display
Dual Angle Display

Measuring resolution of 0.01° with Accuracy ± 0.01° (175µm/m) at 0° ~ ±2.00°; ±0.03° at other angles.

Measuring Range
Measuring Range

Single Axis measuring range 0° ~ ±90° & Dual Axis measuring range 0° ~ ±15°


The sensor module is waterproof rated and enable to be located in harsh working environment.

User Self Calibration
User Self Calibration

Easy self-calibration feature allows user to reset the digital level back to factory preset accuracy.

Alternate Zero Setting
Alternate Zero Setting

Enable user to measure relative angles at a common plane with respect to a reference angle. The reference angle can be set using alternate zero feature

USB Link to PC
USB Link to PC

USB connection for remote acquisition, monitoring, data logging & analysis in computer.


Enable basic features of remote data acquisition on Angular Measurements.


Wireless connection (Bluetooth industrial class 1) to device for remote monitoring, data logging & analysis from computer. (PRO PC sync software is required)

PC SYNC Software - Professional Edition (Optional)
PC SYNC Software - Professional Edition (Optional)

Enable advance features to set parameters and triggering relay outputs for remote data acquisition, logging, processing, analysis on angular measurements and control output of peripheral devices.

2-Axis Precision Digital Level Applications

Precision levelling and angle measurement/alignment tasks essentially involve surface planes that demand for 2-dimensional solution rather than the outdated single-axis ‘bubble’ vial method that indicates ‘bubble’ leveling status ‘one axis at a time’.


Digi-Pas® 2-axis precision digital level simultaneous displays of two-dimensional plane angles, effectively simplifying and resolve the hurdles of taking angles ‘one axis at a time’ iteration (tedious & time consuming task of trial-and-error) experienced when using those outdated single-axis ‘bubble’ or traditional digital levels to conduct surface plane levelling, tilt angle measurement, surface flatness profiling and precision 2D alignment tasks.

Digi-Pas® Inclination Sensor DWL-5000XY products are installed in the marine/off-shore platform to monitor in real time its two- dimensional tilt angles for safety control.

Digi-Pas® Inclination Sensor DWL-5000XY is installed in the Precision Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM) for Levelling, vibration real time monitoring & ensuring machine’s Positional Stability to achieve High Quality Sharp Image Capturing & thus optimize CMM accuracy performance.

Digi-Pas® Inclination Sensor DWL-5000XY is used for manufacturing automation applications. Typically for critical processes for Robot Welding angles, Robotic Assembly Arms and precision automatic manipulators.

Digi-Pas® Inclination Sensor DWL-5000XY products are used for Crane tilt-angle safety control and management.

Digi-Pas® Inclination Sensor DWL-5000XY is used in the manufacturing of large format industrial and commercial printers, and also the installation, set up and preventive maintenance of such precision large printers in achieving high fidelity colour, quality image performance and reducing waste.

Digi-Pas® Inclination Sensor DWL-5000XY is used for Vision Measurement Equipment Installation & Setup. Levelling & Checking Equipment’s Positional Stability for High Quality Sharp Image Capturing & Measurement.

Digi-Pas® Inclination Sensor DWL-5000XY is used for aligning precision fixtures.

Digi-Pas® Inclination Sensor DWL-5000XY & Inclination Sensor DWL5500XY sensor modules have been utilized by leading companies in autonomous vehicles or driveless cars as part of the advanced control system to detect and interpret car’s real-time inclination/angular position in various road conditions assisting to negotiate appropriate navigation path when subjected to tilt-related obstacles.

Digi-Pas® Inclination Sensor DWL-5000XY products are installed in the deep-sea commercial submarine to assist directional maneuver and control.

Digi-Pas®  Installation, commissioning and maintenance of solar energy panel tracking system are vital to ensure accurate photovoltaic panel’s angular orientation on dual axis, typically to optimize capturing of solar energy. Inclination Sensor DWL-5000XY sensor module with control box is integrated into the tracking system to monitor and precisely guide 2-axis angular position of the panels. External connected peripheral devices can be activated and conveniently programed using PC Sync software for triggering intervention whenever required.

Digi-Pas® Inclination Sensor DWL-5000XY is used for levelling research laboratory precision instruments.

Digi-Pas® Inclination Sensor DWL-5000XY is used for levelling and vibration measurement of achieving high stability & high quality image on Computerized axial Tomography Scan (CT Scan) and Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) equipment.

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