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Frequency to Analog converter features Bluetooth connectivity

Frequency to Analog converter features Bluetooth connectivity

AW-LAKE COMPANY introduces the FAC-R Frequency to Analog Converter that changes incoming sensor frequency to both current and voltage analog output. FAC-R interfaces with a variety of frequency-out sensors and instrumentation, including flow meters, tachometers, pumps, motors, and linear/rotational encoders. An economical alternative to a PLC card, the Frequency to Analog Signal Converter is ideal for use in process monitoring, data acquisition and virtually any application when sending an analog signal to a PLC or other control system.

A Bluetooth communication interface supports both basic scaling and advanced functions using a tablet or smartphone, such as linearization table programming that helps improve output of non-linear devices or extend the range of a flow meter beyond its linear range. With the Bluetooth mobile application on a smartphone, users have a wireless flow monitor in their hands. Operators can utilize the Bluetooth capability on a mobile device for remote setup, troubleshooting, and reconfiguration, eliminating the need to talk from the device to monitoring equipment when fine-tuning adjustments. (The mobile app is currently only available on Androids; an Apple version is scheduled 2018.)

The FAC-R Frequency to Analog Converter features a large input range from 0.25Hz to 5 KHz with five user-selectable outputs including 4-20mA, 0-5V, 1-5V, 0-10V, and 2-10V.  FAC-R offers excellent temperature stability over a -40°F to +185°F (-40°C to +85°C) operating range.  A DIN-Rail mount allows for easy panel installation.  AW-Lake will introduce a local mount model with an integrated sensor in 2018.  

Company info

2440 W Corporate Preserve Drive, Suite 600
Oak Creek, WI
US, 53154

Website:
aw-lake.com

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