Height Gauge V5

Height Gauge V5 Vertical Profile Projector Metrology Division

The height gauge V5 is the descendant of the legendary V+ line, from which thousands of copies have already been sold in workshops all over the world and are universally recognized for their easy use and their high quality.

Trimos was the first to offer vertical measuring instruments on the market more than 40 years ago. The V5 represent a consolidation of know-how accumulated over the years. The very legible display and the user-friendly functions offer exceptional comfort use. But that’s not it: The V5 is equipped with a revolutionary displacement handwheel which offers its user the choice of the displacement mode of the measuring carriage, either manual or motor-driven. Each one of these modes, suffers from no compromise, which means that the user who prefers a manual instrument will not notice a difference with a classic manual instrument and the same applies to the motor-driven displacement. This innovation avoids having to make a difficult choice during the purchase and can accommodate multiple potential users with the same instrument.

The design of the V5 with its side probe holders revives an old Trimos tradition: They enable measuring with long, robust probes guaranteeing an excellent repeatability.


  • Measuring ranges 400, 700 and 1100 mm
  • Extremely easy to use
  • Electronically adjustable measuring force
  • Manual or motor-driven displacement
  • Standard probes up to 400 mm
  • Vast range of accessories
  • All adjustments possible without tools
  • RS232 et USB interfaces
  • Wireless data transfer (optional)
The data transfer via the USB RS232 port or Wireless is very easy
Height,thickness and chain of dimensions measurements

Instant switch from the manual to the motor-driven mode
Simultaneous display of diameter and centerline

Standard measuring inserts up to 400mm, with excellent repeatability

The motorization guarantees a perfectly constant measuring force

Technical specifications
V5   400 700 1100
Measuring range mm (in) 407 (16) 711 (28) 1110 (44)
Measuring range with extension mm (in) 719 (28) 1023 (40) 1422 (56)
Max. permissible errors, BMPE µm 2.5 + L(mm)/300
Repeatability, RMPE (2s) µm 2
Frontal squareness deviation, SMPE µm 5 8 11
Maximal Resolution mm (in) 0.001 (0.00005)
Measuring force N 0.75 ÷ 1.5
Autonomy h 12
Interfaces   USB / RS232
Air cushion   Yes
Weight kg 21 24 33
Note: The above values have been determined according to ISO 13225, with the standard measuring insert (TA-MI-101).


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