ATE-1537 Light Meter

AKTAKOM ATE-1537 Light Meter
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Warranty:1 year
USB (through interface converter) RS-232 (Recommended Standard 232)

Retail price :$139.00

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AKTAKOM ATE-1537 is a Light Meter with separate probe for easy operation in different measurement environment and real time SD memory card datalogger.

ATE-1537 Light Meter is compatible with Aktakom ACE-1025 interface converter and Aktakom ATE Easy Monitor (ATEEM) or Aktakom Data Logger Monitor (ADLM-W) software (Windows OS) and AKTAKOM Smart Data Monitor (ASDM) or Aktakom Smart Data Logger (ASDL) applications for tablet PCs or any other mobile devices based on Android OS respectively. This device is used for automated measurements of air velocity, temperature. Also ATE-1537 light meter (analog of LX-1128SD) is capable of mathematical processing and saving the received measurement results.


  • 3 ranges, 2,000/20,000/100,000 LUX
  • LUX & Foot Candle unit selection with default
  • Auto range for light measurement
  • Spectrum of photo sensor meets C.I.E.
  • Light measurement with zero adjustment by push button
  • Type K, Type J thermocouple thermometer
  • Real time SD memory card Datalogger, Built-in Clock and Calendar, real time data recorder, sampling time set from 1 second to 3600 seconds
  • Manual datalogger is available (set the sampling time to 0), during the use of manual datalogger function it can set the different position (location) No. (position 1 to position 99)
  • Innovation and easy operation, computer doesnt need any extra software, after the datalogger use just take the SD card away from the meter and plug in the SD card into the computer, it can download all of the measured value with the time information (year / month / date / hour / minute / second) to the Excel directly; then users can make the further data or graphic analysis by themselves
  • SD card capacity: 1 GB to 16 GB
  • LCD with green light backlight, easy reading
  • Can default auto power off or manual power off
  • Data hold, record max. and min. reading
  • Microcomputer circuit, high accuracy
  • Power by UM3/AA ( 1.5 V ) x 6 batteries or DC 9V adapter
  • Interface: RS-232, USB via interface converter

Light100000 Lux
Data hold+
Min/Max measurement+
InterfaceUSB (through interface converter), RS-232


General Specifications:

Circuit: Custom one-chip of microprocessor LSI circuit


  • LCD size: 2.1in x 1.5in / 52mm x 38mm
  • LCD with green backlight (ON/OFF)


  • Light: LUX, Feet candle (Ft-cd)
  • Type K/J thermometer: C or F

Light sensor structure: The exclusive photo diode & color correction filter, spectrum designed to meet C. I. E.

Zero Adj.: By push button

Datalogger / Sampling Time / Setting range:


1 second to 3600 seconds

Sampling time can set to 1 second but memory data may loss


Push the data logger button once, it will save data one time

Set the sampling time to 0 second.

Manual mode can also select the 1 to 99 position (Location) no.

Memory Card: SD memory card. 1 G to 16 G

Advanced settings:

  • Set clock time (Year/Month/Date/Hour/Minute/ Second)
  • Decimal point of SD card setting
  • Auto power OFF management
  • Set beep Sound ON/OFF
  • Set thermometer type to Type K or Type J
  • Set temperature unit to C or F
  • Set sampling time
  • SD memory card Format

Temperature measurement: contact method of temperature measurement with K- and J-type thermocouples (ATA-2102, ATA-2103, ATA-2104 - optional).

Data Hold: Freeze the display reading

Memory Recall: Maximum & Minimum value

Sampling Time of Display: Approx. 1 second

Data Output:

RS-232 serial interface capable of PC connection via USB with Aktakom ACE-1025 interface converter and wide data processing capabilities due to Aktakom ATE Easy Monitor (ATEEM) and Aktakom Data Logger Monitor (ADLM-W) software for Windows based PC or AKTAKOM Smart Data Monitor (ASDM) and Aktakom Smart Data Logger (ASDL) applications for tablet PCs or any other mobile devices based on Android OS respectively.

Operating Temperature: 0 to 50 C

Operating Humidity: Less than 85% R.H.

Power Supply:

  • Alkaline or heavy duty DC 1.5 V battery (UM3, AA) x 6 PCs or equivalent
  • DC 9V adapter input (AC/DC power adapter is optional)

Power Current:

  • Normal operation (w/o SD card save data and LCD Backlight is OFF): Approx. DC 6.5 mA
  • When SD card save the data but and LCD Backlight is OFF: Approx. DC 30 mA
  • If LCD backlight on the power consumption will increase approx. 16 mA

Electrical Specifications(235 C):

Measurement Range Max. In-range display
LUX Auto range 2,000 LUX 0 1,999 LUX
20,000 LUX 1,800 19,990 LUX
100,000 LUX 18,000 99,990 LUX
Feet-candle Auto range 200 FT-cd 0 186.0Ft-cd
2,000Ft-cd 167.0 - 1,860.0 Ft-cd
10,000Ft-cd 1,670.0 - 9,290.7 Ft-cd

Range Resolution Accuracy
2,000 LUX 1 LUX (4 %+2 dgt)
20,000 LUX 10 LUX
100,000 LUX 100 LUX
200 Ft-cd 0.1 Ft-cd
2,000 Ft-cd 1 Ft-cd (4 % +2 Ft-cd)
10,000 Ft-cd 10 Ft-cd (4 %+20 Ft-cd)

Note: Accuracy tested by a standard parallel light tungsten lamp of 2856 K degree temperature

Type K/J thermometer:

Sensor Type Resolution Range Accuracy
Type K 0.1 C -50.0 to 1300.0 C (0.4 % + 0.5 C)

-50.1 to -100.0 C (0.4 % + 1 C)
0.1 F -58.0 to 2372.0 F (0.4 % + 1 F)

-58.1 to -148.0 F (0.4 % + 1.8 F)
Type J 0.1 C -50.0 to 1200.0 C (0.4 % + 0.5 C)

-50.1 to -100.0 C (0.4 % + 1 C)
0.1 F -58.0 to 2192.0 F (0.4 % + 1 F)

-58.1 to -148.0 F (0.4 % + 1.8 F)

Above specification tests under the environment RF Field Strength less than 3 V/M & frequency less than 30 MHz only

Weight: 1.08lb / 489g

Dimensions: 7.0in x 2.7in x 1.9in / 177mm x 68mm x 45mm

Included accessories

Optional accessories

Function selection and measurement by AKTAKOM ATE-1537 Light meter

  1. Turn on AKTAKOM ATE-1537 light meter by pressing Power Button.
    *Pressing Power Button over 2 seconds again will turn off the meter.
  2. The meter can select 2 kinds of functions:
    - Light meter
    - Type K/J Thermometer. Pressing Function Button continuously (not releasing the button) will make the LCD displaying the following text in sequence:
    - LIgHT – Light meter
    - tP – Type K/J Thermometer
  3. When the Display shows the desired mode (Function) – release Function Button, the meter will execute this function on default.

Light meter function of ATE-1537 light meter

  1. Install Probe Plug into Probe Input Socket
  2. Power on ATE-1537 light meter by pressing Power Button. The display will show "LUX" (Ft-cd) unit. Now the meter is ready for further measuring.
  3. Hold Sensor Handle, point the Light Sensor against the measurement light source directly. The display will show the light measurement value.

Type K/J thermometer function of ATE-1537 light meter

  1. Select the function to Type K/J thermometer
  2. Do not install the Humidity Probe Plug into the Probe Input Socket
  3. Plug the Thermocouple Temp. Probe into TypeK/J Probe Input Socket. The Display will show the measuring value that sensing from the Temp. probe.
  4. If the Display shows "K" it is ready for Type K thermometer. If the Display indicates "J" it is ready for Type J thermometer.

Preparation before datalogger function use when operating AKTAKOM ATE-1537 light meter

  1. Insert the SD card
    Prepare SD memory card (1 G to 16 G, optional), insert the SD card into SD card socket.
  2. SD card Format
    If SD card just is used for the first time with this meter, it’s recommended to make SD card format at first.
  3. Time setting
    If the meter is used for the first time, you should adjust the clock time.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I save data from the SD card to my PC when operating AKTAKOM ATE-1537 light meter?

  • How can I save data from the SD card to my PC when operating AKTAKOM ATE-1537 light meter?

    1. After Data Logger function use, take away the SD card out from the SD card socket.
    2. Plug in the SD card into the Computer SD card slot or insert the SD card into the SD card adapter. Then connect the SD card adapter into the computer.
    3. Power ON your PC and run EXCEL software. Download the saving data file from the SD card to the computer. The saving data will be presented in EXCEL software screen, then user can use these EXCEL data to make further Data or Graphic analysis.


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    AKTAKOM ATE-1537 es un medidor de luz con sonda separada para una fcil operacin en diferentes entornos de medicin y registro de datos de tarjeta de memoria SD en tiempo real.

    El medidor de luz ATE-1537 es compatible con el convertidor de interfaz Aktakom ACE-1025 y el software Aktakom ATE Easy Monitor (ATEEM) o Aktakom Data Logger Monitor (ADLM-W) (sistema operativo Windows) y AKTAKOM Smart Data Monitor (ASDM) o Aktakom Smart Data Logger Aplicaciones (ASDL) para tablet PC o cualquier otro dispositivo mvil basado en el sistema operativo Android respectivamente. Este dispositivo se utiliza para mediciones automatizadas de la velocidad del aire, la temperatura. Tambin es capaz de procesar matemticamente y guardar los resultados de medicin recibidos.


    • 3 rangos, 2,000 / 20,000 / 100,000 LUX
    • LUX y seleccin de unidad de vela de pie con valor predeterminado
    • Auto rango para medicin de luz.
    • El espectro del sensor fotogrfico cumple con C.I.E.
    • Medida de luz con ajuste de cero mediante pulsador.
    • Termopar tipo K, termopar tipo J
    • Registrador de datos de la tarjeta de memoria SD en tiempo real, reloj y calendario incorporados, grabador de datos en tiempo real, tiempo de muestreo establecido desde 1 segundo hasta 3600 segundos
    • El registrador de datos manual est disponible (establezca el tiempo de muestreo en 0), durante el uso de la funcin de registrador de datos manual, puede establecer el nmero de posicin (ubicacin) diferente (posicin 1 a posicin 99)
    • Innovacin y fcil operacin, la computadora no necesita ningn software adicional, despus de que el registrador de datos use, simplemente retire la tarjeta SD del medidor y conecte la tarjeta SD a la computadora, puede descargar todo el valor medido con la informacin de tiempo (ao / mes / fecha / hora / minuto / segundo) a Excel directamente; entonces los usuarios pueden hacer los datos adicionales o el anlisis grfico por s mismos
    • Capacidad de la tarjeta SD: 1 GB a 16 GB
    • Pantalla LCD con luz de fondo verde, lectura fcil
    • Puede el apagado automtico predeterminado o el apagado manual?
    • Retencin de datos, registro mx. y min. leyendo
    • Circuito del microordenador, alta precisin.
    • Alimentacin mediante bateras UM3 / AA (1,5 V) x 6 o adaptador DC 9V
    • Interfaz: RS-232, USB a travs del convertidor de interfaz

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