DRO203 Digital Readout

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The most popular digital readout system in the machine tool marketplace, the DRO203 incorporates 7-inch color display technology with versatile software. Designed and manufactured in the USA, ACU-RITE readouts are the first choice of machine tool builders and users alike.

Milling Specific Features

  • Bolthole pattern calculations with graphics (full and partial circles/linear patterns)
  • Centerline calculation enables you to establish workpiece zero and midpoints
  • Edge finder input
  • I/O (option)

Turning Specific Features

  • Lock axis feature
  • Instant radius/diameter conversion
  • Taper Calculator
  • CSS (option)


Application: Milling, turning, grinding, boring and general purpose

Axes: 2 or 3 from A to Z and Z0

Encoder inputs: TTL

Display step: 

  • Adjustable, max. 7 digits
  • Linear axis: 1 mm to 0.0001 mm
  • Angular axis: 1° to 0.001° (00° 00′ 01”)


  • 3 Axes
  • 7-inch color widescreen (15:9)
  • Resolution 800 x 480 pixels for Position Values, Dialog Messages, Input and Graphic Functions

Status display:

  • Tool
  • Reference point
  • Operating function
  • Feed rate
  • mm/inch
  • stopwatch

Axis display: Standard

Common Functions:

  • Job Clock / Stop Watch
  • Feed Rate Display
  • Multiple Language Support
  • Absolute/Incremental
  • Near-Zero Warning with Graphics
  • Help Function
  • 16 Tool Offsets/Diameter
  • Preset and Zero Reset
  • 4 Function Calculator/Trig Calculator
  • Instant Inch/mm Conversion
  • Position-Trac™ Home Reference System
  • Linear/Non-Linear Compensation up to ±9,999 ppm

Turning Specific Functions:

  • Taper calculator
  • Radius/diameter switching
  • Freezing the tool position for back-off
  • Vectoring: X/Y display of the traverse path with inclined top slide

Milling Specific Functions:

  • Bolt-hole Pattern Calculations with Graphics (full and partial circles/linear patterns)
  • Centerline Calculation establish workpiece zero and midpoints

Cycles: Oblique line, circular arcs; only for milling, drilling, boring: circular and linear hole patterns

Error compensation:

  • Axis error: Linear and nonlinear over up to 200 points
  • Backlash compensation: for compensation of reversal error

Data interface: USB 2.0 type C

  • For Output of Parameters to a USB Stick or PC
  • For Input of Parameters, Remote Control of Keys and Commands

Switching I/O:

  • Input for Edge Finder (with switching signal or contact triggering)
  • Further input/outputs over the IOB 49 external input/output unit


  • Single-Position Tilting Base
  • Multiposition Holder
  • Mounting Frame
  • Protective Cover

Electrical Requirements:  AC 100 V to 240 V (±10 %), 50 Hz to 60 Hz (±5 %), ≤ 33 W

Operating temperature:  0° to 45º C (32º to 113º F)

Protection EN60529:  IP 40 (IP 54 front panel)

Weight: ~1.9 kg


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