Dakota Ultrasonics MX-1

Discontinued replaced with ZX-1

Dakota Ultrasonics MX-1 ultrasonic thickness gauge is a fixed velocity gauge making it an affordable precision tool that requires no special training to operate. The MX-1 ultrasonic thickness gauge will hold a single, user programmable velocity.  The bright backlight makes it easy to view the thickness reading in the darkest environment.

Applications for us:

  • Corrosion & Pitting
  • Boilers
  • Tube & Pipe
  • Tanks

Pre-calibrated to steel the Dakota Ultrasonics MX-1 ultrasonic thickness gauge is ready for immediate inspection, the MX-1 is the ideal model where one material is being tested day after day.  While the gauge is supplied ready to measure steel the velocity can be quickly changed using the simple software program which is supplied with each gauge. Ready to use, straight from the box.

  • Ideal for basic thickness measurements
  • Durable gauge and probe construction
  • Large backlight LED display
  • Tough, impact, water, dust & petroleum product resistant
  • Up to 200 hours of battery life

Dakota Ultrasonics MX-1 Package Includes:

The Dakota Ultrasonics MX-1 ultrasonic thickness gauge comes with the gauge, probe, 4 oz. bottle of couplant, 2 AA alkaline batteries, Certificate of Calibration and operating Instruction Manual provide in a foam-fitted case.


Range: Measures from 0.025″ to 19.999″ (0.63mm to 500 mm)

English or Metric units

Resolution:0.001″ (0.01mm)

Four reading per second for single point measurements or 16 per second in SCAN mode

1 or 2 point calibration


Weight: 10 ounces

Size: 2.5 W x 4.75 H x 1.25 D inches | 63.5W x 120.7 H x 31.8D mm

Operating Temperature: -20 to 120F (-20 to 50C)

Case: Extruded aluminum body/nickel plated aluminum end caps, resistant to impact and environmentally sealed


Dual element (transmit and receive)

1 to 10 MHz Frequency ranges available

Locking quick disconnect Lemo connectors

4 foot Cable (potted on removable)

Power Source

Two 1.5V Alkaline

Typically operates for 200 hours on alkaline


5 year limited