dataTaker - a brand by Thermo Fisher Scientific Australia Pty Ltd.

dataTaker - a brand by Thermo Fisher Scientific Australia Pty Ltd.

dataTaker is one of the worlds leading brands of general purpose and specialised data loggers and data recording equipment. dataTaker was founded in Melbourne in 1983 and remained privately owned by the founders until 2002. Thermo Fisher Scientific acquired Biolab (Aust) in 2009 and in doing so also acquired dataTaker product line. dataTaker is a brand of Australian design and manufacturing of intelligent data loggers. This brand is owned by Thermo Fisher Scientific Australia with head office based in Melbourne comprising of sales and engineering, coupled with R&D, manufacturing and service facilities based in Brisbane. With more than 30 years of experience in data logging products, dataTaker has evolved to be one of the leading suppliers of data loggers and data recording equipment with distributors in 48 countries around the world.

Company details

5 Caribbean Drive, , Scoresby , VIC 3179 Australia
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Business Type:
Industry Type:
Environmental Monitoring
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

dataTaker supplies to a broad range of customers across many industries including Environmental, Industrial, Structural & Geotechnical and Hydrological. dataTaker loggers are designed to be of high quality, robust and compatible with almost all commercially available sensors with a strong focus on communication to make data readily available. Quoted from W. Edwards Deming, Data Scientist: “Without data you’re just another person with an opinion”.

dataTaker strives to provide innovative solutions and products to solve logging challenges. Our product development team is continuously working to deliver market-leading products.

dataTaker Customers

Among the industrial end users are such organization as BHP, NASA, Bethlehem Steel, Kennecott Mining, ESSO, Dome Petroleum, General Motors, Ford, Volvo, SAAB, Subaru, British Aerospace, British Airways, Ansett, Bell Telephone, General Electric, Westinghouse, British Rail, BMW and Philips just to name a few.Government instrumentality's using dataTaker equipment include CSIRO, DSIR, Departments of Agriculture in all Australian and many American states, electricity authorities in Sweden, Holland and Australia, the Swedish Standards Bureau, the Danish Atomic Energy Commission, the Australian, West German and Swedish military forces and the Chinese Academy of Science.

ISO9001 Quality
We are certified to the ISO9001 International Quality Standard. This means that we have a competent and internationally recognized management system to ensure supply of conforming products, services and customer satisfaction. Our ISO9001 certification is for: 'manufacture, factoring and servicing of microprocessor-based data acquisition, data logging and ancillary equipment'. At dataTaker we carry out extensive environmental and runtime testing to ensure the highest level of reliability in all our products. This is reflected by our 3 year warranty. High quality customer service and technical support are always available from our worldwide distributor network.

CE Certification
Our products are all certified to CE standards for emissions, susceptibility and safety. Our loggers are also C-Tick certified. You can find these documents in the 'Support --> Downloads --> Conformance' section in the top navigation menu.