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FAC-R™ Frequency to Analog Converter comes with DIN-Rail mount.

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FAC-R™ Frequency to Analog Converter comes with DIN-Rail mount.

Nov 02, 2017 -

FAC-R™ Frequency to Analog Converter is available in outputs such as 4-20mA, 0-5V, 1-5V, 0-10V, and 2-10V. Unit is operated in a temperature range of -40°C to +85°C and features input ranging from 0.25Hz to 5 KHz. This product is integrated with bluetooth communication interface which supports basic scaling and advanced functions using a tablet or smartphone. FAC-R™ is suirable for process monitoring and data acquisition applications and is compatible with frequency-out sensors.

AW-Lake Company - Old Creek, WI

Original Press Release

AW-Lake Company Introduces FAC-R™ Frequency to Analog Converter with Bluetooth for Easy Programming from a Smart Phone

Press release date: Nov 01, 2017

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.

For more information on the Frequency to Analog Module, refer to the website at http://aw-lake.com/software/or contact Marcia Reiff, Marketing Manager, at 800-850-6110, e-mail mreiff@aw-lake.com.

About AW-Lake Company

AW-Lake Company, a TASI Group company, is a leading North American design, manufacturing and service company of flow measurement technology for the fluid control needs of various industries, including oil & gas, chemical processing, paints & coatings, hydraulics & pneumatics, food processing, and fluid power. Together with its European sister companies, KEM-Kueppers, Vogtlin Instruments, and LitreMeter, AW-Lake services and distributes a broad portfolio of flow measurement instrumentation throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. For information, please contact Marcia Reiff, Marketing Manager, at 800-850-6110, e-mail mreiff@aw-lake.com, or visit AW-Lake’s Web site at www.aw-lake.com.

About the TASI Group

The TASI Group of Companies is comprised of three technologically advanced product platforms commonly linked by a disciplined focus on Test, Measurement, and Assembly. Each TASI company delivers products and services to today’s world manufacturing environments, focusing on Automotive, Medical Devices, Oil and Gas, Plastic Containers, Consumer and General Industrial markets. For more information about the TASI Group, visit their Web site at www.tasigroup.com.