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PD8-6080 ProtEX-MAX Explosion-Proof Modbus Scanner

Offers all functionality of the PD6080, approved exlposion-proof, scans up to 16 Modbus variables, dual analog inputs

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The ProtEX-MAX™ PD8-6080 Super Snooper Modbus® scanner offers all the functionality of the ProVu PD6080 as a fully FM, CSA, ATEX, and IECEx approved explosion-proof product. It is a multi-purpose display and controller capable of scanning up to 16 Modbus process variables and includes dual analog process inputs. The scanner can be programmed as a Modbus RTU master, slave, or snooper. It is the ideal display for Modbus multivariable transmitters or for existing Modbus networks with transmitters in need of a conveniently located display in a hazardous area. The PD8-6080 includes a 24 VDC power supply to drive the transmitter and can be equipped with up to four internal relays and two 4-20 mA outputs. It can be programmed and operated without opening the housing by using the built-in SafeTouch® through-glass buttons.


Quick Overview

• Input: Modbus with five-wire RS-485 for up to 16 Modbus process variables; two analog inputs, each separately field selectable; 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
• Modbus RTU master, slave, or snooper mode with RS-485 serial communications
• Master mode can scan up to 16 Modbus PVs from Modbus transmitters
• Snooper mode can scan up to 16 Modbus PVs polled by a different Modbus master
• Up to Four Math Channels for Addition, Difference, Average, Ratio & More
• SafeTouch® through-glass button programming
• Isolated 24 VDC @ 25 mA transmitter power supply
• 0-20 mA, 4-20 mA, 0-5 V, 1-5 V, and ±10 V Inputs
• Onboard USB and ScanView programming software

Input/Output Modbus RTU over RS-485, Two analog inputs (4-20 mA, 10 V)
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 user selectable intensity levels
Display Scan Rate Master/Snooper: 1/second to once every 99.9 seconds. Slave: Dependent on master device (e.g. PLC)
Over Range Display flashes 999999
Under Range Display flashes -99999
Display Assignment The top display may be assigned to PV (process values), Ch C (math channel), PV & units, tag & PV, tag-PV-units, C & units, tag-C-unit, Set point 1-8, max/min PV, max/min C. The bottom display may be assigned to all of the above, tag, or off. The tag and units are displayed alternately for 2 sec, when selected. Different tags & PVs may be selected to display on the top and bottom displays at the same time.
Programming Methods Four through-glass SafeTouch buttons, four mechanical buttons behind glass, digital inputs, PC and ScanView 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 All ranges are calibrated at the factory. Recalibration is recommended at least every 12 months.
Max/Min Display Max (Peak) / min (Valley) readings reached by the process are stored until reset by the user or until power to the meter is cycled.
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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