PosiTector RTR H Replica Tape Reader by DeFelsko

This remarkable new digital micrometer measures and records average peak to valley surface profile height with improved accuracy using Testex Press-O-Film Replica Tape.

Testex Press-O-Film Replica Tape sold separately.

Starting at $425.00

Grouped product items
Product Name Qty
PosiTector RTR H1 Standard with Probe Replica Tape Reader
PosiTector RTR H3 Advanced with Probe Replica Tape Reader
PosiTector RTR H Probe Only


DeFelsko is pleased to begin taking orders for the new PosiTector® RTR Replica Tape Reader. This remarkable new digital micrometer measures and records average peak to valley surface profile height with improved accuracy using Testex™ Press-O-Film™ Replica Tape. It also provides inspectors with a digital record of measurements that can be downloaded to our suite of PosiSoft® solutions.


  • One-handed menu navigation
  • RESET feature instantly restores factory settings
  • Automatically subtracts the 50.8 µm (2 mil) incompressible substrate from all readings
  • Minimizes inspector workload by reducing the number of replicas needed to ensure accuracy


  • Solvent, acid, oil, water and dust resistant—weatherproof
  • Rugged indoor/outdoor instrument—ideal for field or shop use
  • Shock-absorbing, protective rubber holster with belt clip
  • Two year warranty on body and probe


  • Measures height (H) and linearized height (HL) (see green inset)
  • Certificate of Calibration showing traceability to NIST included
  • Check Shim provided to verify accuracy
  • Conforms to national and international standards including ISO and ASTM


  • PosiTector body accepts all PosiTector RTR, 6000, SPG, DPM, UTG and 200 probes easily converting to a coating thickness gage, surface profile gage, dew point meter or ultrasonic wall thickness gage
  • Mils/Microns switchable
  • Selectable display languages
  • High contrast backlit display for bright or dark environments
  • Flip display enables right-side-up viewing
  • Uses alkaline or rechargeable batteries (built-in charger)


  • Continually displays/updates average, standard deviation, min/max height and number of readings
  • Every stored measurement is date and time stamped
  • Screen Capture—record and save screen images into memory for record keeping and review
  • USB port for fast, simple connection to a PC and to supply continuous power. USB cable included.
  • PosiSoft USB Drive—stored readings and graphs can be accessed using universal PC/Mac web browsers or file explorers. No software required
  • Software updates via the internet keep your gage current
  • Connects to PosiSoft.net (see far right panel)

Gage Selection

Standard Models

Includes ALL features as shown on left plus...

  • Monochrome display with transflective technology enhances sunlight readability
  • Storage of 250 readings—stored readings can be viewed or downloaded


Advanced Models

Includes ALL features as shown on left plus...

  • High contrast reversible color LCD
  • Storage of 100,000 readings in up to 1,000 batches
  • Real time graphing, picture prompting and more
  • Batch annotation—add notes and change batch names with onscreen QWERTY keyboard
  • WiFi technology wirelessly synchronizes with PosiSoft.net, downloads software updates and connects with mobile devices for expanded functionality
  • Data transfer via USB to a PCor via Wireless Technology to a PC or printer

Ordering Guide

Standard H1
Advanced H3
Range  20–115 µm
0.8 – 4.5 mils
Accuracy (H)  ±5 µm
±0.2 mil
Resolution  1 µm
0.1 mil
Anvil Diameter  Ø6.3 mm
Ø0.25 in
Anvil Pressure  110 grams-force
1.1 Newtons

ALL GAGES COME COMPLETE with stainless steel burnishing tool, cleaning card (5), check shim, surface cleaning putty, protective  rubber holster with belt clip, wrist strap, 3 AAA alkaline batteries, instructions, nylon carrying case with shoulder strap, protective lens shield, Long Form Certificate of Calibration traceable to NIST, USB cable, two (2) year warranty.

Replica Tape sold separately

SIZE: 152 x 61 x 28 mm (6" x 2.4" x 1.1")
WEIGHT: 140 g (4.9 oz.) without batteries

Conforms to ASTM D4417, ISO 8503-5, NACE RP287, SSPC-PA 17, SSPC-SP5, SP6, SP10, SP11-87T and others