Datasonde (DS5X)®

Standard Hydrolab / Hach Datasonde 5
Standard Hydrolab / Hach datasonde 5x

For maximum capability and flexibility, the Hydrolab® DS5 offers the choice of any of Hydrolab's 17 superior sensors on a multiprobe designed for either profiling or unattended monitoring.


  • NEW! Available with Hach LDO
  • NEW! Memory is included on every sonde
  • NEW! Integrate one additional parameter
  • NEW! RS-485 communications available
  • NEW! Improved power management
  • Seven built-in expansion ports configured to fit your specific needs
  • Measures up to 16 parameters simultaneously
  • Capable of measurements using any of Hydrolab's 17 sensors
  • Used for attended or unattended monitoring


Standard Hydrolab / Hach datasonde 5x sensors

Features Hydrolab's superior sensor technology. The most complete line of sensors available on a multiprobe

Engineered for dependable performance and durability in the field

Flexible design for use in either profiling or long-term deployments

The only multiprobe capable of simultaneous measurements with up to three optical probes (i.e., Turbidity, Chlorophyll A, and Blue-Green Algae)

Available sensors:

  • Temperature
  • Hach LDO ( Luminescent Dissolved Oxygen )
  • Dissolved Oxygen (Clark Cell)
  • Conductivity
  • pH
  • Depth
  • Turbidity: Self-Cleaning
  • Turbidity: 4-Beam
  • ORP
  • Chlorophyll a
  • Blue-Green Algae by Turner Design
  • Rhodamine WT
  • Total Dissolved Gas
  • Ion-Selective Electrodes ( Ammonia, Nitrate, Chloride)
  • Li-Cor Ambient Light


  • Size: Outer diameter: 3.5”/8.9 cm
  • Length: 23”/58.4 cm
  • Weight: 7.4 lbs/3.35 kg (typical)
  • Communication Interface: RS-232, SDI-12, RS-485
  • Memory: Up to 120,000 measurements
  • Battery Supply: 8 C batteries (with available internal battery pack option)
  • Operating Temperature: -5 to 50° C
  • Maximum Depth: 200 m

For a quote please email your request to sales or call 512-846-2893

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