Electro-Numerics, Inc.
42213 Sarah Way, Temecula, CA 92590, USA

Raceclock

Tel: 800-854-8530 (USA)
Tel: 951-699-2437 
Fax: 951-695-7246

sales@electronumerics.com

    Micro Series Pulse Input Batch Controllers
With three relay outputs for automated batch control
 

 
Features

  • Available in three digit heights: 0.56" for panel mounting, 1.0" (Mighty-1) or 5.0" (Mighty-5) for long-distance viewing.
  • 6-digit display scalable to 999,999
  • Selectable display of batch total, grand total or number of batches, and rate.
  • Single 8A relay for batch total, with settable delay between cycles.
  • Two optional additional relays assignable to batch total for prewarn, grand total or number of  batches, and rate.
  • Count up from 0 to preset or down from preset to 0.
  • Frequency input from 0 Hz to 1 MHz.
  • Signals from turbine flowmeters, magnetic pickups, NPN or PNP transistors, digital logic, or AC from 12 mV to 250 Vac.
  • Selectable "count by" of 10 or 100 with rounding.
  • Isolated 5, 10 or 24 Vdc excitation supply to power sensors.
  • Choice of isolated plug-in options for control and computer interface:
    dual relays, 4-20 mA & 0-10 V analog output, RS232/485 serial I/O, low voltage AC & DC power.
  • 1/8 DIN version environmentally sealed to NEMA-4X from front panel.
  • 1/8 DIN version certified to UL 3101-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2, EN 61010-1 (CE Mark).

Description

Dual-channel signal conditioner board used in Laureate pulse input batch controllerThe Micro Series batch controller is a powerful and highly accurate production workhorse in the form of a compact 1/8 DIN panel meter. It can display the current batch total (Item #1), grand total or number of batches (Item #2), and flow rate (Item #3). All displayed values are scaled to engineering units of volume or flow.

The batch controller utilizes the Extended counter main board and FR dual channel signal conditioner board to accept a wide range of pulse signals, in particular those from turbine flowmeters. The same signal is applied in parallel to the A and B channels.

A 8A contact relay serves as the batch relay to control repetitive fill operations. It repeats the batch cycles continually with a programmable delay from 10 ms to 199.99 sec, or based on an external control input. The batch total (Item #1) can be set up to count up from zero to a preset limit, or down from a preset limit to zero. The single-relay board fits in the slot which would otherwise be available for the analog output board.

An optional dual relay board (8A contact or 0.12 A AC/DC solid state relays) is normally used. Either relay can be assigned to the batch total (Item #1) to serve as a pre-warn to slow down filling near the setpoint, to the grand total or number of batches (Item #2), or to flow rate (Item #3).

An optional RS232 or RS485 board allows the batch controller to transmit Items #1, #2 and #3, as well as peak for #3 (rate). If required, all four items can be displayed simultaneously by augmenting the batch controller with up to three Micro 1/8 DIN remote displays. Each of these can have its own analog output and dual relays for alarm or control.

Fast, High Accuracy Measurement

The A and B channels of the FR dual-channel signal conditioner are used independently. Either channel can accept pulse rates from 0.005 Hz to 250 kHz, which exceeds the working range of turbine flow meters.

  • Channel A is used for totalizing. The measured total is scaled mathematically for control and display in engineering units, such as liters.

  • Channel B is used for rate. The pulse frequency is determined by timing an integral number of periods over a specified gate time (plus 30 ms and 0-2 periods), and then taking the inverse of period. The inverse period approach allows much greater accuracy and faster update times than conventional rate meters which count signal pulses over a specified time interval. Update times can be as high as 25/sec. Rate in engineering units, such as liters per second, is obtained by multiplying the input by a scale factor.

For either total or rate, displayed values can be up to six digits (999,999) with a selectable decimal point.

Flowmeter Signal Conditioner

The FR dual-channel signal conditioner accepts pulses from all types of turbine flowmeters and most industrial transducers with a pulse output such as proximity switches with PNP or NPN output, TTL or CMOS logic, magnetic pickup pulses down to 12 mV, as well as AC inputs up to 250 Vac. Jumper selections provide optimum operation for different sensor types and noise conditions.

A built-in isolated 5, 10, or 24 Vdc excitation supply can power proximity switches and other sensors, and eliminate the need for an external power supply.

Built-in Flexibility

Micro Series batch controller can be powered from 95-240 Vac 10% and 95-370 Vdc, or optionally from 12-34 Vac and 10-48 Vdc. Any setup functions and front panel keys may be locked out for simplified usage and security. The ability of the Micro batch controller to drive an isolated 4-20 mA or 0-10 V output signal which tracks a total may be unique among batch controllers.

The popular 1/8 DIN version with 0.56" high digits is environmentally sealed to NEMA-4X (IP65) from the front when panel mounted, and is available with red or green LEDs. All power and signal connections are via UL / VDE / CSA rated screw clamp plugs, which are standard.

Specifications

Display
Readout
Digit Height
Color
Range
Indicators
6 digits, 7-segment
Available with 0.56", 1.0", 4.0" or 5.0" digits.

High brightness red. Green available with 0.56" digits.
-999999 to +999999, XXXXEX scientific notation beyond 999999
Four LED lamps
Inputs
Types
Signal ground
Channel A Frequency
Channel B Frequency
Selectable Hysteresis


Rolloff Filter
Debounce Time

Pulses from NPN, PNP transistors, contact closures, magnetic pickups, AC
Common ground for channels A & B
0 Hz to 1 MHz (totalizing), 0.005 Hz to 1 MHz (rate)
0 Hz to 250 kHz (totalizing), 0.005 Hz to 250 kHz (rate)
-12 mV to +12 mV, +30 mV to +60 mV, -30 mV to -20 m),
-150 mV to +150 mV, +350 mV to +600 mV, -600 mV to -350 mV,
-1.15V to +1.15V, +1.25V to +2.1V, -2.1V to -1.25V
Selectable: 1 MHz, 30 kHz or 250 Hz
Selectable: 0, 3, 50 ms

Rate Conversion
Frequency Technique
Delay between batches
Display Update Time
Output Update Time
Inverse period
Selectable 10 ms to 199.99 s
Same as conversion time
Same as conversion time
Rate Accuracy
Time Base
Span Tempco
Long-term Drift

Crystal calibrated to 2 ppm
1 ppm/C (typ)
5 ppm/year

Power
Voltage, std.
Voltage, opt.
Frequency
Power isolation
95-240 Vac 10% and 95-370 Vdc
12-34 Vac and 10-48 Vdc
DC or 49-440 Hz
Safety-rated to 250 Vac, meter ground to earth ground,
DC to 60 Hz, 4.2 kVp per High Voltage Test
Excitation Output
5 Vdc
10 Vdc
24 Vdc
Output isolation
5 Vdc 5%, 100 mA max
10 Vdc 5%, 120 mA max
24 Vdc 5%, 50 mA max
50 Vdc to meter ground
Environmental
Operating Temp.
Storage Temp.
Relative Humidity
Protection
0C to 60C
-40C to 85C
95% at 40C, non-condensing
NEMA-4X (IP-65) when panel mounted
Electrical Connections
condualnobox.gif (1188 bytes)

Typical Applications

Drum Filling Application Utilizing Three Relay Outputs

Drum filling batch controller application utilizing three relay outputs In this drum filling application, the Micro batch controller utilizes its maximum of three relays to control the pump.

The Prewarn relay slows down the pump near the preset to avoid overshoot. The Batch relay stops the pump at the preset. The Grand Total relay stops the filling operation once a predetermined number of drums have been filled.

Controlling the Mixing of Materials

Controlling mixing of materials using two Laureate batch controllers Multiple Micro batch controllers can be used in combination to control the mixing of materials in the proper ratio. Each feed line is equipped with its own pump, flowmeter, and Micro batch controller.

Controller setup and monitoring of the mixing operation are facilitated by optional serial communications. RS485 allows a single data line to handle multiple controllers.

Up-Counting Batch Control

Up-counting batch controller using the Laureate Batch Controller In up-counting batch control, the Micro batch controller counts up from zero to a preset maximum. A prewarn level is available to slow down filling near the preset to avoid overshoot. A time delay can be programmed from the end of each batch to the start of the next batch.

Down-Counting Batch Control

Down-counting batch control using the Laureate Batch Controller In down-counting batch control, the Micro batch controller counts down from the preset maximum to zero. A prewarn level is available to slow down filling or emptying near zero. Again, a time delay can be programmed from the end of each batch to the start of the next batch.

Discrete Filling and Batch Counting

Discrete filling and batch counting using the Laureate Batch Controller The Micro batch controller is ideal for discrete manufacturing as well as repetitive fill operations. In this example, the Micro counts bottles which it then groups into sixpacks. Its Grand Total capability can be used to track bottles or sixpacks.

Micro & Mighty Series Downloads

Electro-Numerics Inc. Logo

Digital Panel Meters
by Series

 Micro Meter/Controllers
 DIN Digital Indicators
 Summit Low Cost Meters
 Older Digital Panel Meters
 Catalogs & Price Lists
 Meter Owners Manuals
 Micro Downloads
 Meters Inquiry & RFQ

  

Large Digit Industrial Displays

 Mighty Series (to 5" LED)
 PI Series (2" LED)
 Flip-Digit Series (to 9")

 Catalogs & Price Lists
 Large Digit Inquiry & RFQ

Custom Magnetic Components

 Custom Transformers
 Coils, Inductors, Toroids
 Magnetic Sensors
 Magnetics Inquiry & RFQ
  

Sports Timing
Race Clocks
(to 9")

 LM Series, Flip-Digit
 XL Series, LED, Domestic
 XLC Series, LED, Int'l
 Mile-Marker 6" Raceclock

 Printing Race Timers
 Serial Remote Displays
 Raceclock Accessories
 Raceclock Dimensions
 Catalogs & Price Lists
 Sports Timer Inquiry

  

Information about Electro-Numerics

 Electro-Numerics Home
 About Electro-Numerics
 Electro-Numerics News
 General Inquiry

 Sitemap

 

 

Electro-Numerics, Inc., 42213 Sarah Way, Temecula, CA 92590, USA
Tel: 800-854-8530 (USA), 951-699-2437;  Fax: 951-695-7246;  sales@electronumerics.com