This state-of-the-art meter is ideal for high-volume producers who need the time-saving convenience of on-the-go monitoring. Whether in the windrow, on-the-go while baling, or in the bale, the FX-2000 gives clear, accurate moisture readings every step of the way!

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Product Features

  • Bright, clear digital display.
  • Can be used for on-the-go moisture monitoring or as a portable meter.
  • In continuous mode:
    • Takes two readings every second.
    • Displays the average and highest of eight accumulated readings.
    • Readings updated every 4 seconds.
    • Built-in back light.
    • Connects to tractor power supply.
  • In portable mode:
    • Averages up to 100 accumulated readings.
    • Displays average and highest of accumulated readings.
  • Moisture Range: 6%-40% on hay.
  • Built-in calibration check.
  • Audible, adjustable alarm alerts you when a pre-selected MC has been reached.
  • Size: 8” x 3” x 1 5/8”.
  • Weight: 10 oz.
  • Rugged construction ensures years of reliable use.
  • Optional sturdy plastic carrying case.
  • 9V battery.
  • 3-year warranty

FX-2000 Package Variations:

Individual Instrument: Includes meter with power supply. Order as FX-2000W/PS. (Price: $450.00)

Value Package: Includes meter with power supply, 1986 bale sensor with cable and mounting bracket. Order as FX-2000/1986. (Price: $550.00)

Deluxe Package: Includes meter with power supply, 1986 bale sensor with cable and mounting bracket, H-4 handle, 830-2 10” probe, 831 windrow probe, and carrying case. Order as FX-2000/PKG. (Price: $700.00)

Deluxe 18” Package: Includes meter with power supply, 1986 bale sensor with cable and mounting bracket, H-4 handle, 830-3 18” probe, 831 windrow probe, and carrying case. Order as FX-2000/18/PKG. (Price: $705.00)

FX-2000 Accessories:



The 1985 is a replacement 30ft coaxial cable for the 1986 bale chamber sensor. Also available in 36ft and 40ft lengths as 1985/36 and 1985/40 respectively.

(Price: $65.00)



Extends mounting bolts used when installing 1986 bale chamber sensor. Used for newer balers with thick chamber walls.

(Price: $35.00)



This kit includes the power supply cable and mounting hardware necessary to install the FX-2000 in your tractor cab.

(Price: $60.00)


324CAS-0065 Carrying Case

This carrying case may be purchased as a part of one of our deluxe moisture meter packages, and fits all prods except the 1986 bale sensor, 830-3 prod, and 830-4 prod. Can also be purchased separately.

(Price: $30.00)



This moisture content standard is great for verifying that your F-series hay moisture meter is in calibration. With two electrical resistance values (16% and 22%) to test your meter against, you can be sure that your readings will stand up to the strictest standards of accuracy. The MCS-4 is also available with a letter of certification traceable to NIST.

(Price: $40.00)

FX-2000 Electrodes:

Delmhorst offers a wide assortment of electrodes known throughout the industry for their durability. All Delmhorst electrodes fit any Delmhorst moisture meter. Below are electrodes that are typically used for this model:



10” prod used for testing standard bales. Attaches directly to the connector on top of the meter. Also available in 18” length as 1235/18.

(Price: $60.00 / $75.00)


1986 Bale Sensor

For continuous monitoring during baling. Comes with 30’ cable to run from the sensor mounted in the bale chamber to the meter in the cab. May be used with any model, but is recommended to use with Model FX-2000.

Also available as 1986/40 with 40’ cable for larger balers.

(Price: $120.00)


830 Series

Prods for testing standard and high density bales (requires H-4 Handle).

Available as:

  • 830-2 – 10” prod (Price: $55.00)
  • 830-3 – 18” prod (Price: $60.00)
  • 830-4 – 36” prod (Price: $70.00)
  • 830-5 – 12” for hops (Price: $70.00)

831 Short Pin Prod

For testing hay in the windrow (requires H-4 Handle).

(Price: $40.00)


H-4 Handle

Electrode handle that attaches to the built-in connector on the top of any moisture meter. Can be used with the 830 series prods, 831 short pin disc shaped prod, and 832 long pin disc shaped prod. This is useful for large or high density bales of hay or scrap paper. Two handed operation is recommended over using a prod that connects directly to the top of the meter (like our 1235 series) to minimize stress placed on the meter casing.

(Price: $65.00)



Split bale chamber sensor for use with Freeman balers.

(Price: $120.00)

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