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Profibus PA / Foundation Fieldbus transmitter


  • PROFIBUS PA ver. 3.0
  • FOUNDATION Fieldbus ver. ITK 4.6
  • Automatic switch between protocols
  • FISCO-certified
  • Basic or LAS capability with F.F.
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  • Linearized temperature measurement with RTD or TC sensor.
  • Difference, average or redundancy temperature measurement with RTD or TC sensor.
  • Linear resistance, potentiometer and bipolar mV measurement.

Technical characteristics

  • Bus transmitter with both PROFIBUS PA and FOUNDATION Fieldbus communication. A unique switch function ensures automatic shift between the two protocols.
  • Set-up for PROFIBUS PA can be done via Siemens Simatic® PDM®, ABB Melody / Harmony and Metso DNA software and for FOUNDATION Fieldbus via Emerson DeltaV, Yokogawa CS 1000 / CS 3000, ABB Melody / Harmony and Honeywell Experion software.
  • The simulation mode function can be activated by way of a magnet.
  • Polarity-independent bus connection.
  • 24 bit A/D converter ensures high resolution.
  • PROFIBUS PA function blocks:
    2 analog.
  • FOUNDATION Fieldbus function blocks:
    2 analog and 1 PID.
  • FOUNDATION Fieldbus capability:
    Basic or LAS.

Mounting / installation

  • For DIN form B sensor head mounting.

Environmental Conditions

Operating temperature -40°C to +85°C
Calibration temperature 20...28°C
Relative humidity < 95% RH (non-cond.)
Protection degree (encl./terminal) IP68 / IP00

Mechanical specifications

Dimensions Ø 44 x 20.2 mm
Weight approx. 55 g
Screw terminal torque 0.4 Nm
Vibration IEC 60068-2-6
2...25 Hz ±1.6 mm
25...100 Hz ±4 g

Common specifications


Supply voltage 9.0...30 VDC
Supply voltage in FISCO installations 9.0...17.5 VDC
Max. required power < 350 mW

Isolation voltage

Test voltage 1.5 kVAC for 60 s
Working voltage 50 VRMS / 75 VDC

Response time

Response time (programmable) 1...60 s
Quiescent current < 11 mA
Max. current increase in the event of an error < 7 mA
Warm-up time 30 s
Signal / noise ratio Min. 60 dB
Updating time < 400 ms
Execution time, analog input < 50 ms
Accuracy Better than 0.05% of selected range
Signal dynamics, input 24 bit
EMC immunity influence < ±0.1% of reading
Extended EMC immunity: NAMUR NE21, A criterion, burst < ±1% of reading

Input specifications

RTD input

RTD type Pt25…1000, Ni25…1000, Cu10…1000, lin. R, potentiometer
Cable resistance per wire 50 Ω (max.)
Sensor current Nom. 0.2 mA
Effect of sensor cable resistance (3-/4-wire) < 0.002 Ω / Ω
Sensor error detection Yes
Short circuit detection < 15 Ω

TC input

Thermocouple type B, E, J, K, L, N, R, S, T, U, W3, W5
Cold junction compensation (CJC) < ±0.5°C
Sensor error detection Yes
Sensor error current: When detecting / else Nom. 4 μA / 0 μA
Short circuit detection < 3 mV

Voltage input

Measurement range -800...+800 mV
Input resistance 10 MΩ

Output specifications

PROFIBUS PA connection

PROFIBUS PA protocol Profile A&B, ver. 3.0
PROFIBUS PA protocol standard EN 50170 vol. 2
PROFIBUS PA address (at delivery) 126
PROFIBUS PA function blocks 2 analog

FOUNDATION Fieldbus connection

FOUNDATION Fieldbus protocol FF protocol
FOUNDATION Fieldbus protocol standard FF design specifications
FOUNDATION Fieldbus version ITK 4.6
FOUNDATION Fieldbus capability Basic or LAS
FOUNDATION Fieldbus function blocks 2 analog and 1 PID

Observed authority requirements

EMC 2014/30/EU
RoHS 2011/65/EU
ATEX 2014/34/EU
EAC TR-CU 020/2011
EAC Ex TR-CU 012/2011


IECEx BVS 12.0035X
FM 3015609
CSA 1418937
EAC Ex RU C-DK.HA65.B.00355/19

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