The MarCator 1081 digital indicator has a measuring range of 0.5 inch and resolution to 0.00005 inch. The gage has a high-contrast LCD display with 10-millimeter high digits, and provides IP51 class protection against dust and falling water according to IEC 529. USB connectivity with the gage allows multiple indicators to be linked to PCs through a USB hub with no multiplexer required. Optional Digimatic, RS232 and wireless connections also are available. Measurements can be made in either inches or millimeters, counting direction can be reversed and a preset function allows entry of a numerical value.