PDC-X Series

The PDC-X digital tachometer/hour meter offers a wide range of possibilities for RPM based control solutions. From standard tachometer/ hour meter functionality to reading J1939 traffic directly from the engine.

Operating on 9 to 36 VDC these units can fit into most applications. The combination of a custom connection harness and an easy to use Deutsch connector allow an operator to be set up and running within a matter of minutes.

The PDC-X also has the ability to monitor J1939 traffic. This unit combines the traditional functionality of a Tach/Hour Meter along with the ability to display engine parameters such as:

  • Engine Speed
  • Water temperature
  • Oil pressure
  • Battery voltage
  • Fuel Rate
  • Percent Load
  • Boost Pressure
  • True engine hours
  • All active engine faults

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Quick Specs

  • Two Programmable Outputs
  • Easy-to-use push button switches
  • Reads directly from the J1939 CAN Bus
  • IP-68 (30 minute submersion at one (1) meter with no leaks)
  • 9 - 30 VDC


  • Any application where RPM based control is desired

Detailed Specs

Technical Specifications
Engine CompatibilityGas or Diesel with J1939 CAN Bus
Mechanical Gas or Diesel
Tachometer Range0–9999 RPM
Tachometer Accuracy± 10 RPM
Display Readout TypeFour fully active LCD Digits
Character HeightApproximately ¼″ − ½″
Input Voltage9 to 30 VDC
OutputsTwo Mosfet outputs (7.5 A per output)
Connector8-pin Deutsch "B" Key
Housing ConstructionPassivated aluminium, non-magnetic
Face PlateAcrylic
Humidity VentGortex
BezelBlack Anodized Aluminium
Mounting BracketSteel
Trim RingPlastic (optional)
LED FeedbackCAN Bus Warning
Output #1 Active
Output #2 Active
CAN Bus Fault Shutdown
Lockable SettingsOEM Only
Operating Temperature-10° to 80° C (14° to 176° F)
Storage Temperature -55° to 82° C (-67° to 180° F)
Water ResistanceIP-68−30 minute submersion at 1 meter with no leaks
PDF icon PDC-X Spec Sheet396.41 KB
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