Selections including unit and measuring mode can be locked to prevent accidental changes. The large backlit LCD display can be configured in basic format to show value, unit and measuring mode or multi-line format to display peak and real time values simultaneously. The gauge has a 30,000/sec ultra-high sampling rate. Collect the data via USB or RS-232 connections with the optional Force Logger or SW-1X software. DST gauges are powered by rechargeable Ni-MH batteries or the AC adapter/charger. The batteries are user replaceable and can also be charged using USB ports or USB portable chargers. All DST gauges are sold as kits complete with gauge, carrying case, six attachments and AC adapter/charger.