ShockLog® 248

ShockWatch® ShockLog® 248 monitors and record impacts and environmental conditions experienced by any type of structure or equipment, whether it’s in use, in transit, or in storage. The device alerts you whenever damage may have occurred so you can respond promptly. ShockLog impact recorders help deter mishandling by increasing accountability at every step of the journey.

The iButton® allows for easy access control during startup, shutdown and setup. A full journey report can be downloaded using the iButton while keeping the unit secure and tamper proof.

  • Records first plus the 14 most severe events (detailed curves)
  • Delivers notification of up to 128 events (event summary log)
  • Up to 262,000 time slots


Record max peaks X, Y, and Z and internal temperature

Record impact events

Optional temperature/humidity sensor can be built into unit

Field-proven triaxel piezoelectric accelerometer technology

iButton® and USB data transfer options

Self-contained unit design, free of cables and wires

User-definable alarm levels

LED lights for visual notification of alarms and warnings

Programmable wake-up values for maximizing battery life

IP67-rated, RF-screened

Show direction of impact—X, Y, and Z


Operating Temperature Range

-40°F to 185°F -40°C to 85°C


3.3in x 3.3in x 2.2in 84mm x 84mm x 55mm


1.1lbs (without battery) 445g (without battery)


One (1) 3.6V Lithium Thionyl Chloride OR One (1) 1.5V Alkaline Size AA One (1) 3.6V Lithium Thionyl Chloride OR One (1) 1.5V Alkaline Size AA

Battery Life

12 months 12 months

Scale Factor

+/- 2% +/- 2%
All Specifications


Control your ShockLog device through a simple Windows®-based software program. Clear instructions allow for quick deployment and easy data analysis. The ShockLog Report View provides an overview of the entire journey. ShockLog 248 provides peak acceleration values for all three axes reported on a time basis as well a detailed plot of impacts. Export data into programs such as Excel and MatLab for more detailed analysis.

The ShockLog software runs on a desktop or laptop PC using the Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8 operating systems.

How It Works

  1. Connect to computer and program the parameters desired ShockLog.
  2. Mount the ShockLog to your product to be monitored.
  3. Connect to computer with cable to view reports on the parameters you set.