miniDaT – the proven, low-cost system for machine data recording

The miniDaT data recording system is used to record relevant billing data for rental companies when it comes to aerial lifts, construction machinery and industrial handling trucks.


The data recording system can be used on practically all stationary or mobile machines that have their own power supply, regardless of the manufacturer.


The devices have been put to the test on building sites and are insensitive to dust, water, heat or vibration. The operating times are saved with the date and time in a permanent memory. Use outside the agreed rental agreement times, e.g. weekend usage or multi-shift usage, is detected just as easily as incorrect operation. When damage occurs, precise evidence is provided of inadequate battery charge, persistent utilisation through to total discharge, operation without oil or with cooling water that is too hot. The recorded data are also ideal for preventive maintenance.

Key system components

Various miniDat data boxes constantly record the data for up to 5 machine functions as and when required.


Depending on the individual boxes, they can save data for up to 110 working days. The data are then exported via the serial port and evaluated on the PC with the Win-Dat software.


It is even more convenient when the boxes are equipped for wireless transfer within the depot or even on a global scale using the GSM/GPRS network. These devices also offer effective theft protection together with telemonitoring and telediagnosis of the machine. It is therefore possible to monitor operation within the permitted area or to detect when the machine is started up outside the normal working hours of the building site (e.g. during the night or at the weekend). Unauthorised transport is also reported immediately to the central office or to a contracted security service.


Boxes with switching outputs can also stop machines with a remote command if necessary and thus prevent theft or damage, for example if the machine is being operated without enough oil.


More precise details can be found under "miniDaT hardware".


Please visit our web shop for complete technical data, further modules and accessories.


Your benefits

  • easily generate extra rental-income by usage report
  • very fast return on investment
  • 30 minutes installation
  • easiest handling
  • many upgrade options
  • robust construction

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