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PD8-6000 ProtEX-MAX Explosion-Proof Process Meter

Offers full functionality of the ProVu PD6000 as an approved explosion-proof product

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The ProtEX-MAX™ PD8-6000 explosion-proof process meter offers all the functionality of the ProVu PD6000 as a fully FM, CSA, ATEX, and IECEx approved explosion-proof product. It accepts a process current (4-20 mA) or process voltage (0-5V, 1-5V, etc.) signal and displays it on a dual-line, 6-digit Sunbright® sunlight readable display. The meter includes a 24 VDC power supply to drive the transmitter and can be equipped with up to four internal relays and a 4-20 mA output. The PD8-6000 can be programmed and operated without opening the housing by using the built-in SafeTouch® through-glass buttons or the RS485 serial communication port with free Modbus® protocol.

               

Quick Overview

• Input: 0-20 mA, 4-20 mA; ±10 VDC (0-5, 1-5, 0-10 V); Modbus PV (slave)
• Display: Dual-line 6-digit, 0.60" (15 mm) & 0.46" (12 mm)
• Case: Smooth die-cast aluminum explosion-proof
• Power: 85-265 VAC or 12-24 VDC option
• Operating Temperature: -40 to 65°C
 

• SunBright Display Standard
• Dual-Scale for some Level Applications – Single Input
• Signal Input Conditioning for Flow & Round Horizontal Tanks
• 32-Point, Square Root, or Exponential Linearization
• Multi-Pump Alternation Control
• Tare Function
• SafeTouch® through-glass button programming
• Modbus RS-485 serial communications
• Flanges for wall or pipe mounting
• Isolated 24 VDC @ 25 mA transmitter power supply
• Onboard USB and MeterView® Pro Programming Software
 

Display Upper display: 0.60" (15 mm) high. Lower display: 0.46" (12 mm) high. Both are 6 digits (-99999 to 999999), red LEDs.
Display Intensity Eight intensity levels
Display Update Rate 5/second (200 ms)
Over Range Display flashes 999999
Under Range Display flashes -99999
Display Assignment The upper and lower displays may be assigned to PV1, PV2, PCT (percent), max/min, alternate max & min, set points, units (lower display only), or Modbus input.
Programming Methods Four through-glass SafeTouch buttons, four mechanical buttons behind glass, digital inputs, PC and MeterView Pro software, or Modbus registers.
F4 Digital Input Contacts 3.3 VDC on contact. Connect normally open contacts across F4 to COM.
F4 Digital Input Logic Levels Logic High: 3 to 5 VDC; Logic Low: 0 to 1.25 VDC
Noise filter Programmable from 2 to 199 (0 will disable filter)
Filter Bypass Programmable from 0.1 to 99.9% of calibrated span
Recalibration Calibrated at the factory. Recalibration is recommended at least every 12 months.
Max/Min Display Max / min readings reached by the process are stored until reset by the user or until power to the meter is turned off.
Password Three programmable passwords restrict modification of programmed settings.
Non-Volatile Memory All programmed settings are stored in nonvolatile memory for a minimum of ten years if power is lost.
Power Options 85-265 VAC 50/60 Hz, 90-265 VDC, 20 W max, or optional model with 12-24 VDC 10%, 15 W max.
Fuse Required external fuse: UL Recognized, 5 A max, slow blow; up to 6 meters may share one 5 A fuse.
Isolated Transmitter Power Supply Terminals P+ & P-: 24 VDC 10%. Isolated from the input at >500 V. Jumper selectable for 24, 10, or 5 VDC supply (internal jumper J4). All models transmitter supply rated @ 25mA max.
Normal Mode Rejection Greater than 60 dB at 50/60 Hz
Isolation 4 kV input/output-to-power line. 500 V input-to-output or output-to-P+ supply.
Overvoltage Category Installation Overvoltage Category II: Local level with smaller transient overvoltages than Installation Overvoltage Category III.
Environmental T6 Class operating temperature range Ta = -40 to 60C
T5 Class operating temperature range Ta = -40 to 65C
Max Power Dissipation Maximum power dissipation limited to 15.1 W.
Connections Removable screw terminal blocks accept 12 to 22 AWG wire, RJ45 for external relays, digital I/O, and serial communication adapters.
Enclosure Explosion-proof die cast aluminum with glass window, corrosion resistant epoxy coating, color: blue. NEMA 4X, 7, & 9, IP68. Default conduit connections: Four " NPT threaded conduit openings and two " NPT metal conduit plugs with 12 mm hex key fitting installed. Additional conduit opening configurations may be available; verify quantity and sizes on specific device labeling during installation.
Mounting Four slotted flanges for wall mounting or NPS 1" to 2" or DN 40 to 65 mm pipe mounting.
Dimensions (W x H x D) 6.42" x 7.97" x 8.47" (163 mm x 202 mm x 215 mm)
Weight 16.0 lbs (7.26 kg)
USB Connection Compatibility: USB 2.0 Standard, Compliant
Connector Type: Micro-B receptacle
Cable: USB A Male to Micro-B Cable
Driver: Windows 98/SE, ME, 2000, Server 2003/2008, XP 32/64-Bit,
Vista 32/64-Bit, Windows 7 32/64-Bit, Windows 10 32/64-Bit
Power: USB Port
Warranty 3 years parts & labor

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