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Smart Powered Strain Bridge/Load Cell Conditioner


Smart Powered Strain Bridge/Load Cell Conditioner | TXDIN1600S

Smart Powered Strain Bridge/Load Cell Conditioner

AUD401.72 TXDIN1600S

  • Suitable for Load Cell/Strain Gauge Applications
  • Universal Current, Bipolar Voltage Outputs
  • Input Range 0.2 to 7.5 MV/V, 5 V Excitation
  • Powered 10 to 32 Vac or 10 to 48 Vdc Supply
  • 2 to 6 Point Calibration with Active Set Option
  • Remote Tare, Front Panel Push Button Configuration
  • USB Programmable
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The TXDIN1600S is a “smart” powered bridge amplifier for use with strain gauges or load cell signals. The product has a built-in capability to scale the input signal to a process value while the output stage offers either voltage, bipolar voltage or active/passive current re-transmission signals.

The TXDIN1600S requires an AC/DC power supply that will operate in the range (10 to 48) Vdc and 10 to 32 Vac making the device ideal for battery operation. An additional volt free contact input is available for tare setting using a remote switch. The high precision input stage of the device allows for a bridge excitation voltage of 5 Vdc to be used as opposed to the traditional 10 Vdc. This reduces the power requirement for the bridge supply and up to four bridges (cells) may be connected to the input.

The device is provided with two front panel push buttons that can be configured to perform one of two functions or be disabled. Set as function 1, the buttons allow the user to push button configure the output range at high and low scale against a live input signal, set as function 2, the buttons allow the operator to trim the output at high and low scale. The device uses ratio metric measurement to obtain high stability.

The product uses a USB port for configuration, together with a simple to use menu driven software configuration tool, allowing the user to take advantage of the product’s comprehensive specification. Additionally, the user may read live process data when connected to the PC, allowing for offset and span calibration.

If configuration is not specified at the time of order, the product will be shipped with the default range 2 mV/V input, 4 to 20 mA output.

Bridge Input
Full Range: -7.6 to 7.6 mV/V (-38 to 38) mV at 5V excitation
Type: Four wire radiometric
Drift: < ± 0.05%
Linearity: ± 0.01%
Update: Selectable, 10 or 80 SPS (samples per second)
Bridge Excitation
Voltage: 5 Volts DC ± 0.1 V @ 59 mA
Bridge Impedance: Total 85 to 10000 Ω (operates with four 350 Ω cell in parallel)
Tare Input
Type Remote volt free contact, up to 10 meter distance
Output Current
Current Source: Range (0 to 21.5) mA, max load 750 Ω
Current Sink: Range 0 to 21.5 mA, supply 10 to 30 Vdc, voltage effect 0.2 uA/V
Accuracy: (mA out/2000) or 5 uA whichever is the greater, drift 1 uA/°C
Output Voltage
Range: 0 to 10.1 V or -10.1 to 10.1 V, accuracy ± 5 mV
Current Drive: ± 2 mA, min load 5000 Ω @ 10 V
Push Button Configuration
Type: Independent “Low” “High” front panel push buttons allow user to manuallyset low and high output points
Range: 10 to 48 Vdc, 10 to 32 Vac protected by internal 500 mA resettable fuse
Power: < 1 W full power
Isolation: Supply to input to output 500 Vdc
Indication: LED, green when output -0.1 to 100.1%, all else red
User Interface
Type: USB 2.0
Baud rate: 19,200 baud
Equipment: PC running Windows XP or later, USB cable.
User Interface Functions
Calibration Scaling: (2 to 6) points signal against process
Filter: (1 to 20) seconds to reach 70% of final value
Tare: Remote set tare offset with programmable user set point
Active Calibration: Active calibration against live load cell
Process Units: 4 characters
Tag Number: 20 characters
Process Output: Process output range
Signal Output: Select type, signal range
Active Scaling Output: Set output process range against active sensor input
Sensor Information: Model, sensitivity and balance
Operating Ambient: -30 to 70°C (-22 to 158ºF); 10 to 90%RH (non condensing)
Storage Ambient: -30 to 70°C (-22 to 158ºF); 10 to 90%RH (non condensing)
Configuration Ambient: 10 to 30°C (50 to 86ºF)
Installation Enclosure: DIN rail enclosure offering Protection ≥ IP65
CE: BS EN 61326
Style DIN 43880, color grey, material Polyimide 6.6
Weight: < 70 g
Terminals 2.5 mm (0.10") maximum
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Part Number/ Desc.
Availability: 9 weeks
DIN-rail mount load-cell transmitter
All amounts shown in AUD
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