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Magnetrol release Eclipse® Model 706 transmitter

Oilfield Technology,

Magnetrol® has announced the release of the Eclipse® Model 706 transmitter with Foundation fieldbusTM digital output communications.

The Eclipse Model 706 is the first guided wave radar (GWR) transmitter to pass the Fieldbus Foundation testing using the latest Foundation fieldbus interoperability test kit ITK 6.1.1.

The device offer all of the advantages of the standard 4-20 mA (HART) ELCIPSE Model 706, such as:

  • Improved signal to noise ration (SNR).
  • Improved diagnostics (meets NAMUR NE 107).
  • Full complement to overfill capable probes.

The new model will contain the following function blocks:

  • 1 resource block (RB).
  • 3 transducer blocks (TB).
  • 8 analog input blocks (AI).
  • 2 PID blocks.
  • 1 arithmetic block.
  • 1 input selector (IS).
  • 1 signal characteriser block (SC).
  • 1 integrator block (IT).

With this release, a new Model 706 Foundation fieldbus DTM is available on the Magnetrol website. This DTM will offer all of the new features of the exiting Model 706 Hart® DTM.

Adapted from a press release by Emma McAleavey.

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