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SP236 4-20mA Splitter saves Splitting Headaches with Loopy Acting Circuits

By M.M., Inside Technical Sales Representative The long lived and widely used 4-20mA loop circuit is predominant in the process I&C monitoring and control field, yet due to the differing mix of sensor/transmitters and control/monitoring analog input/output configurations, ground loops, transients and differential grounding can cause the 4-20mA control circuit to act, well, loopy!  Acromag…

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Low Cost Inside Box Temperature Sensor Application

ST132-0600 Thermocouple/Millivolt Input 2-Wire Transmitter Wixom, MI: – June 20, 2018: If you need a simple way to monitor temperatures inside an enclosure, Acromag’s ST132-0600 temperature transmitter is compact, inexpensive and provides a loop powered 4-20mA output. The tiny, puckstyle unit is only 1.75 inches in diameter and easily scaled for -40 to 80°C input. Just mount…

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Twin Totalizers Send Your Flow Meter Pulse or Analog Signals to the Network for Metering or IIoT Remote Monitoring

By M.M., Inside Technical Sales Representative Many applications call for converting flow meter pulse or analog DC current signals to Ethernet network for extended remote monitoring and control application. Increasingly in the age of energy management in process, manufacturing and BAS, the need for companies and organizations to not only record and manage the energy…

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Ethernet: Key Terms & Concepts

By Bruce Cyburt, Senior Design Engineer | Wixom, MI | March 26, 2018 Ethernet is the IEEE 802.3 protocol standard which defines a system of interconnecting multiple devices to form a Local Area Network (LAN) for communicating and sharing information and resources.Host, Client, Computer, Node, Server, and LAN Device refer to any Ethernet device connected to a network, and any device that…

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What is Ethernet?

By Bruce Cyburt, Senior Design Engineer | March 26, 2018 Wixom, MI: Ethernet is a system of connecting more than two devices to form a Local Area Network (LAN) for sharing information and resources, technically referred to as the IEEE 802.3 protocol standard. Ethernet is considered a link layer protocol of a TCP/IP stack and controls how…

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To Thermocouple or RTD When Using Temperature Sensor Transmitters, that is the Question

Or perhaps, thermistor? By Mike M, Inside Technical Sales Representative, Process Automation Products | March 19, 2018 Wixom, MI: In the process manufacturing and even R&D / test world, temperature measurement and monitoring is one of the more common and widely applied applications. As a manufacturer of Temperature Transmitters, Acromag covers a wide range of sensor input…