Portable 8-in-1 Calibrator uncovers undiagnosed loop problems.

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Combining 8 single-function calibrators, legacy 10–50 mA capabilities, and troubleshooting tools, PIE 850 helps diagnose hard-to-find, common loop control problems. Handheld instrument includes milliamp current calibrator, voltage calibrator, thermocouple calibrator, RTD resistance calibrator, frequency calibrator, pH simulator, continuity checker, and pressure calibrator. Also included, Loop diagnostic technology and LoopScope feature reveal all loop parameters in one glance.

Original Press Release:

Saelig Introduces 8-in-1 Multifunction Portable Loop Calibrator

helps to uncover undiagnosed loop problems which can create dangerous operating conditions or poor quality products

PIE 850

Fairport, NY – Saelig Company, Inc. (www.saelig.com) has announced the availability of the PIE 850 Multifunction Calibrator - a high performance handheld instrument that combines eight single function calibrators, legacy 10 to 50 mA capabilities, and advanced troubleshooting tools. The PIE 850 is a loop detective that is capable of diagnosing common loop control problems that are hard to find. Loop diagnostic technology and the LoopScope feature shows all the loop parameters at a glance: current, voltage, and resistance. The PIE 850 is compatible with all common instruments, smart transmitters, and PLCs with 14 types of thermocouple and 9 types of RTD temperature sensors.

The PIE 850 all-in-one calibrator includes a milliamp current calibrator, a voltage calibrator, a thermocouple calibrator, an RTD resistance calibrator, a frequency calibrator, a pH simulator, a continuity checker, and a pressure calibrator which is used with accessory pressure modules. It also includes advanced troubleshooting tools to help uncover undiagnosed loop problems which can create dangerous operating conditions or poor quality products. Troubleshooting loop problems is made simple using the Current Leak Detection and Loop Diagnostic functions. The PIE 850's 'Loop Diagnostic' technology (Patent 7,248,058) uses an internal power supply to drive the loop while finding ground faults and leakage current, often caused by corrosion or condensation in conduits and junction boxes. The PIE 850 also has a continuity beeper to help locate problems in loop wiring without requiring an additional multimeter. An intuitive EZ-Dial Double Click Menu makes the device easy to set up and the PIE 850 offers an accuracy of +/- 0.02%.

The ability to display all the loop parameters simultaneously (current, DC voltage, and total resistance in the loop) shows if the loop power supply has enough capacity to drive all the devices in the loop. Voltage dropping as current increases means that a larger power supply is required. If the loop resistance is too high, there may be too many attached devices, or that an instrument is drawing too much power and needs replacement.

The PIE 850's rugged design includes a backlit display for use in dark environments, a protective rubber boot with built-in stand, a hands-free carrying case, and all test leads. Lightweight (12 oz), rugged, and reliable, the compact (5.6" x 3.0" x 1.6") PIE 850 Multifunction Calibrator is made in USA by Practical Instrument Electronics, with 35 years of experience in the calibrator marketplace. It is available now with a 3-year warranty from Saelig Company, Inc. 1-888-772-3544, via email:  info@saelig.com, or visit www.saelig.com.

About Saelig Company Inc.

Founded in 1988 in Rochester, New York, Saelig is a North American distributor with a growing reputation for finding and sourcing remarkable, unique test and measurement and control products and components for use in a wide variety of industries. Products lines are continuously added from sources across the globe, and are offered at competitive prices, accompanied by full in-house technical support, exceptional customer service, and fast delivery. For full details of available product lines, please visit www.saelig.com.

Contact Information

Email: info@saelig.com

Phone / Fax: 585-385-1750  / 585-385-1768

Web: http://www.saelig.com

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