The LCA15 intelligent Strain Gauge amplifier offers both 4 to 20mA and 0 to 10 volt analogue outputs, from any standard Strain Gauge input. 1 pass calibration and setting of the analogue output range, make the unit extremely user friendly; being set up by a simple hand held or on board programmer/display. Auto Tare and Peak Hold (if set) on the analogue output are operated via volt free contact closures.
Output options include:- Relay Set Points Programmed in engineering units, with In Flight compensation and Hysteresis settings are available for control or alarm purposes.
Communications:- To read any value, change set points or any other parameter via:
RS232/RS485 (RC3) - Formats include MANTRABUS, ASCII, MODBUS RTU
The RS232 output can be configured to provide a printer output. Activated by a contact closure, displays the current live value, with header message, engineering units, auto incrementing batch number and a real time if required.
Options:- 9-32V DC power supply (LS3), Stainless Steel case sealed to IP65 (LSS), Available without its case as a separate Eurocard PCB assembly (LCB)
|Speed||10 readings per second with a digital filter to reduce speed.|
|Accuracy/Repeatability||Up to 90 days ± 0.08% of reading, ± 0.05% FSD typical|
|Drift||Up to 0.002% per degree C @ 2.5mV/V typical|
|Resolution||15 bit (4.5 digits)|
|Contact inputs||Available for auto tare, print and peak hold reset (volt free).|
|Drive||4-20mA up to 1Kohm and 0-10 volts up to 2mA.|
|Accuracy||4-20mA ±0.15% of range (typically) 0-10V ±2% before calibration|
|Resolution||13 bit (Settling time 0.25 secs to 1% of step change)|
|Isolation||±130V RMS or DC max to analogue input or any other port|
|2 set points||Output through 5A, 230V ac SPCO relays (volt free contacts with latching and inversion options|
|Communications Port||20mA loop - enabling up to 254 to be multi dropped to 1 x RS232 via IF25 interface|
|RS485 - enabling up to 32 units to be multi dropped (isolated)|
|RS232 - for 1 to 1 connection and standard printer drive (isolated)|
|Baud Rates - 300, 600, 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600 (19200 MANTRABUS only)|
|Die Cast Case||Sealed to IP65 with external dimensions of220 x 120 x 80mm max|
|Stainless Steel Case||Sealed to IP65, with external dimensions of224 x 160 x 90mm|
|PCB Only (Eurocard) (LCB)||100 x 160 X 57mm for rack or customers enclosureDC Powering 9-32V dc|
|Retention||10 years for set up values, minimum of 100,000 write cycle|
|Protection of data and function(s) Watchdog timer givingrepeat auto resets.|
|Impending power detection and hold off.|
|Keypad security and time out.|
CE & Environmental
|Storage temperature||-20 to +70ºC|
|Operating temperature||-10 to 50°C|
|Relative humidity||95% maximum non condensing|
|Safety/Low Voltage Directive||2006/95/EC|
|PCB Case Dimensions||120 x 200 x 75mm (without glands, see diagram below)|
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