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Temperature, Process, Strain Meters and PID Controllers

Universal Inputs
High Accuracy: 0.5°C (±0.9°F), 0.03% Reading
Totally Programmable Color Displays (Visual Alarms)
User-Friendly, Simple to Configure
Full Autotune PID Control
Embedded Ethernet Connectivity Optional
RS232 and RS485 Serial Communications Optional
Built-In Excitation
2 Control or Alarm Outputs (Choice of DC Pulse, Solid State Relays, Mechanical Relays, Analog Voltage and Current)
Output 3 Retransmission: Isolated Analog Voltage and Current Optional
NEMA 4 (IP65) Front Bezel
Temperature Stability: ±0.04°C/°C RTD and ±0.05°C/°C Thermocouple @ 25°C (77°F)
Front Removable and Plug Connectors
AC or DC Powered Units
Ratiometric Mode for Strain Gages
Programmable Digital Filter
Free Software


1 Year Warranty Electromagnetic Compatibility FM Approved for Temp Units Underwriter Laboratories

Specs Specs Manuals Software Mechanical

The NEWPORT® iSeries is a family of microprocessor-based instruments offered in three true DIN sizes with NEMA 4 (IP65) rated front bezels. All of the instruments share the same set-up and configuration menu and method of operation, a tremendous time saver for integration of a large system. The iSeries family includes extremely accurate digital panel meters and single loop PID controllers that are simple to configure and use, while providing tremendous versatility and a wealth of powerful features.

The iSeries covers a broad selection of transducer and transmitter inputs with 2 input models.

The universal temperature and process instrument handles 10 common types of thermocouples, multiple RTDs and several process (DC) voltage and current ranges. This model also features built-in excitation, 24 Vdc @ 25 mA. With its wide choice of signal inputs, this model is an excellent choice for measuring or controlling temperature with a thermocouple, RTD, or 4 to 20 mA transmitter.

The strain and process instruments (iS models) measure inputs from load cells, pressure transducers, and most any strain gage sensor as well as process voltage and current ranges. The iS has built-in 5 or 10 Vdc excitation for bridge transducers, 5 Vdc @ 40 mA or 10 Vdc @ 60 mA (any excitation voltage between 5 and 24 Vdc is available by special order). This iS model supports 4- and 6-wire bridge communications, ratiometric measurements. The iS features fast and easy "in process" calibration/ scaling of the signal inputs to any engineering units. This model also features 10-point linearization which allows the user to linearize the signal input from extremely nonlinear transducers of all kinds.

Programmable Color Display
The iSeries are 1/8, 1/16 and 1/32 DIN controllers featuring the big iSeries color-changing display. The digits are twice the size of typical 1/8 DIN panel meters. The iSeries meters feature the only LED displays that can be programmed to change color between GREEN, AMBER, and RED.

Embedded Internet and Serial Communications
Featuring optional "embedded Internet" (specify "-EIT" option) the iSeries are the first instruments of their kind that connect directly to an Ethernet network and transmit data in standard TCP/ IP packets, or even serve Web pages over a LAN or the Internet. The iSeries are also available with serial communications. With the "-C24" option, the user can select from the pushbutton menu between RS232, RS422, and RS485, with straightforward ASCII commands or MODBUS.

Control Functions
The iSeries can control simple manual operation to ON-OFF and full Autotune PID control. (Selectable preset tune, adaptive tune, PID, PI, PD control modes.) The dual control outputs can be configured for a variety of independent control and alarm applications such as heat/heat, heat/cool, heat/alarm, cool/cool, cool/ alarm or alarm/alarm. The ramp-toset- point feature allows the user to define the rate of rise to setpoint, minimizing thermal shock to the load during start-up. Maximum ramp time: 99.59 (HH.MM), Soak: 00.00 to 99.59 (HH.MM), Damping: 1 to 8 in unit steps.

For applications that do not require PID control, just simplified programming, there are 2 options available: -AL Limit Alarm and -SM Simplified Menu ON-OFF Control.


SPECIFICATIONS

Universal Temperature and Process Input ("i" Models)
Accuracy: ±0.5°C temp; 0.03% rdg
Resolution: 1°/0.1° 10 µV process
Temperature Stability:
    RTD: 0.04°C/°C
    TC @ 25°C (77°F): 0.05°C/°C
    Cold Junction Compensation
    Process: 50 ppm/°C
NMRR: 60 dB
CMRR: 120 dB
A/D Conversion: Dual slope
Reading Rate: 3 samples/s
Digital Filter: Programmable
Display: 4-digit 9-segment LED 10.2 mm (0.40"); i32, i16, i16D, i8DV 21 mm (0.83"); i8 10.2 mm (0.40") and 21 mm (0.83"); i8DH RED, GREEN, and AMBER programmable colors for process variable, setpoint and temperature units
Input Types: Thermocouple, RTD, analog voltage, analog current
Thermocouple Lead Resistance: 100 Ω max
Thermocouple Types (ITS 90): J, K, T, E, R, S, B, C, N, L (J DIN)
RTD Input (ITS 68): 100/500/1000 Ω Pt sensor, 2-, 3- or 4-wire; 0.00385 or 0.00392 curve
Voltage Input: 0 to 100 mV, 0 to 1V, 0 to 10 Vdc
Input Impedance: 10 MΩ for 100 mV 1 MΩ for 1 or 10 Vdc
Current Input: 0 to 20 mA (5 Ω load)
Configuration: Single-ended
Polarity: Unipolar
Step Response: 0.7 sec for 99.9%
Decimal Selection:
    Temperature: None, 0.1
    Process: None, 0.1, 0.01 or 0.001
Setpoint Adjustment: -1999 to 9999 counts
Span Adjustment: 0.001 to 9999 counts
Offset Adjustment: -1999 to 9999
Excitation (Not Included with
Communication): 24 Vdc @ 25 mA (not available for low-power option)

Universal Strain and Process Input ("iS" Models)
Accuracy: 0.03% reading
Resolution: 10/1µV
Temperature Stability: 50 ppm/°C
NMRR: 60 dB
CMRR: 120 dB
A/D Conversion: Dual slope
Reading Rate: 3 samples/s
Digital Filter: Programmable
Input Types: Analog voltage and current
Voltage Input: 0 to 100 mVdc, -100 mVdc to 1 Vdc, 0 to 10 Vdc
Input Impedance: 10 MΩ for 100 mV; 1 MΩ for 1V or 10 Vdc
Current Input: 0 to 20 mA (5 Ω load)
Linearization Points: Up to 10
Configuration: Single-ended
Polarity: Unipolar
Step Response: 0.7 sec for 99.9%
Decimal Selection: None, 0.1, 0.01 or 0.001
Setpoint Adjustment: -1999 to 9999 counts
Span Adjustment: 0.001 to 9999 counts
Offset Adjustment: -1999 to 9999
Excitation (Optional In Place Of Communication): 5 Vdc @ 40 mA; 10 Vdc @ 60 mA

Control
Action: Reverse (heat) or direct (cool)
Modes: Time and amplitude proportional control; selectable manual or auto PID, proportional, proportional with integral, proportional with derivative and anti-reset Windup, and on/off
Rate: 0 to 399.9 s
Reset: 0 to 3999 s
Cycle Time: 1 to 199 s; set to 0 for on/off
Gain: 0.5 to 100% of span; setpoints 1 or 2
Damping: 0000 to 0008
Soak: 00.00 to 99.59 (HH:MM), or OFF
Ramp to Setpoint:
00.00 to 99.59 (HH:MM), or OFF
Auto Tune: Operator initiated from front panel

Control Output 1 and 2
Relay: 250 Vac or 30 Vdc @ 3 A (resistive load); configurable for on/off, PID and ramp and soak
Output 1: SPDT, can be configured as alarm 1 output
Output 2: SPDT, can be configured as alarm 2 output
SSR: 20 to 265 Vac @ 0.05 to 0.5 A (resistive load); continuous
DC Pulse: Non-isolated; 10 Vdc @ 20 mA
Analog Output (Output 1 Only): Non-isolated, proportional 0 to 10 Vdc or 0 to 20 mA; 500 Ω max
Output 3 Retransmission
    Isolated Analog Voltage and Current
    Current: 10 V max @ 20 mA output
    Voltage: 20 mA max for 0 to 10 V output

Network and Communications
Ethernet: Standards compliance IEEE 802.3 10 Base-T
Supported Protocols: TCP/IP, ARP, HTTPGET
RS232/RS422/RS485: Selectable from menu; both ASCII and Modbus protocol selectable from menu; programmable 300 to 19.2 Kb; complete programmable setup capability; program to transmit current display, alarm status, min/max, actual measured input value and status
RS485: Addressable from 0 to 199
Connection: Screw terminals

Alarm 1 and 2 (Programmable)
Type: Same as output 1 and 2
Operation: High/low, above/below, band, latch/unlatch, normally open/ normally closed and process/deviation; front panel configurations
Analog Output (Programmable): Non-isolated, retransmission 0 to 10 Vdc or 0 to 20 mA, 500 Ω max (output 1 only); accuracy is ±1% of FS when following conditions are satisfied: input is not scaled below 1% of input FS, analog output is not scaled below 3% of output FS

General
Power: 90 to 240 Vac ±10%, 50 to 400 Hz*, 110 to 375 Vdc, equivalent voltage
Low Voltage Power Option: 24 Vac**, 12 to 36 Vdc for i/iS; 20 to 36 Vdc for dual display, ethernet, and isolated analog output from qualified safety approved source

Isolation
Power to Input/Output: 2300 Vac per 1 minute test
For Low Voltage Power Option: 1500 Vac per 1 minute test
Power to Relay/SSR Output: 2300 Vac per 1 minute test
Relay/SSR to Relay/SSR Output: 2300 Vac per 1 minute test
RS232/485 to Input/Output: 500 Vac per 1 minute test
Environmental Conditions:
    All Models: 0 to 55°C (32 to 131°F) 90% RH non-condensing
    Dual Display Models: 0 to 50°C (32 to 122°F), 90% RH non-condensing (for UL only)
Protection:
    i/iS32, 16, 16D, 8C: NEMA 4X/Type 4 (IP65) front bezel
    i8, 8DH, 8DV: NEMA 1/Type 1 front bezel
    Approvals: UL, C-UL, CE per EN61010- 1:2001, FM (temperature units only)
Dimensions
    i/8 Series: 48 H x 96 W x 127 mm D (1.89 x 3.78 x 5")
    i/16 Series: 48 H x 48 W x 127 mm D (1.89 x 1.89 x 5")
    i/32 Series: 25.4 H x 48 W x 127 mm D (1.0 x 1.89 x 5")
Panel Cutout
    i/8 Series: 45 H x 92 mm W (1.772 x 3.622"), 1.8 DIN
    i/16 Series: 45 mm (1.772") square, 1.16 DIN
    i/32 Series: 22.5 H x 45 mm W (0.886 x 1.772"), 1.32 DIN
Weight
    i/8 Series: 295 g (0.65 lb)
    i/16 Series: 159 g (0.35 lb)
    i/32 Series: 127 g (0.28 lb)
* No CE compliance above 60 Hz.
** Units can be powered safely with 24 Vac power, but no certification for CE/UL are claimed.
THERMOCOUPLE CHART
Universal Temperature / Process
Input Type
Range
Accuracy
Process Voltage
0 to 100 mV, 0 to 1 V, 0 to 10 Vdc
0.03% rdg
Process Current
0 to 20 mA (4 to 20 mA)
0.03% rdg
Excitation
24 V @ 25 mA
J
Iron-Constantan
-210 to 760°C / -346 to 1400°F
0.4°C / 0.7°F
K
CHROMEGA®-ALOMEGA®
-270 to -160°C / -160 to 1372°C
-454 to -256°F / -256 to 2502°F
1.0°C / 0.4°C
1.8°F / 0.7°F
T
Copper-Constantan
-270 to -190°C / -190 to 400°C
-454 to -310°F / -310 to 752°F
1.0°C / 0.4°C
1.8°F / 0.7°F
E
CHROMEGA®-Constantan
-270 to -220°C / -220 to 1000°C
-454 to -364°F / -364 to 1832°F
1.0°C / 0.4°C
1.8°F / 0.7°F
R
Pt/13%Rh-Pt
-50 to 40°C / 40 to 1768°C
-58 to 104°F / 104 to 3214°F
1.0°C / 0.5°C
1.8°F / 0.9°F
S
Pt/10%Rh-Pt
-50 to 100°C / 100 to 1768°C
-58 to 212°F / 212 to 3214°F
1.0°C / 0.5°C
1.8°F / 0.9°F
B
30%Rh-Pt/6%Rh-Pt
100 to 640°C / 640 to 1820°C
212 to 1184°F / 1184 to 3308°F
1.0°C / 0.5°C
1.8°F / 0.9°F
C
5%Re-W/26%Re-W
0 to 2320°C / 32 to 4208°F
0.4°C / 0.7°F
N
Nicrosil-Nisil
-250 to -100°C / -100 to 1300°C
-418 to -148°F / -148 to 2372°F
1.0°C / 0.4°C
1.8°F / 0.7°F
L
J DIN
-200 to 900°C / -328 to 1652°F
0.4°C / 0.7°F
RTD
Pt, 0.00385, 100, 500, 1000 ohm
-200 to 900°C / -328 to 1652°F
0.4°C / 0.7°F
RTD
Pt, 0.00392, 100, 500, 1000 ohm
-200 to 850°C / -328 to 1562°F
0.4°C / 0.7°F
Strain / Process
Input Type
Range
Accuracy
Process Voltage
0 to 100 mV, -100 mV to 1 V, 0 to 10 Vdc
0.03% rdg
Process Current
0 to 20 mA (4 to 20 mA)
0.03% rdg
Excitation
5 V @ 40 mA, 10 V @ 60 mA
  
Nickel RTD Input (FS required)
Input Type
Range
Accuracy
RTD-1N
Nickel MIL-T-7990B
0 to 200°C / 32 to 392°F
0.1°C / 0.2°F
RTD-2N
Nickel MIL-T-7990B
-40 to 300°C / -40 to 572°F
0.3°C / 0.5°F

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