The MD121 recording system includes a specially designed MD121 Wire Rope Defectograph, a portable data recorder with chart recorder. This is new instrument based on embedded industrial computer system which allows real time watching signal traces on 7” display, printing traces on strip chart simultaneously and viewing recorded data after rope test, with many features as zooming traces, searching for pulses crossing set limit, etc. Recorded data can be transferred to PC with USB pen drive memory and can be viewed and analysed with PC version of MD121’ software . This unique instrument has been designed as a helpful and comfortable tool, to meet the special needs of rope experts in heavy industrial environments.