Signal Conditioner offers strain gage to PLC frequency input.

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Measuring 3.78 x 1.06 x 1.65 in., Model 6255 is designed for load cell, strain gage, or single ended analog amplification and filtering and contains precision instrumentation amplifier, 100-10,100 Hz filtered output, and built-in excitation supply. Latter can drive 350 ohm bridge, and 0-50 mV input promotes compatibility with strain gage-based load cell or pressure transducer outputs. This DIN Rail mount, DC powered module features connections made via screw clamp terminal blocks.

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Strain Gage to PLC Frequency Input Signal Conditioner

Calex Mfg. Co., Inc. of Concord, California announces the availability of the Calex Model 6255. The Model 6255 is a DIN Rail mount, self-contained DC powered module designed for load cell, strain gage, or single ended analog amplification and filtering. It contains a precision instrumentation amplifier, filtered output and a built-in excitation supply. The 6255 provides a cost effective solution for applications such as conveyor weighing systems, hoppers or tank farms.

The 0 to 50mV input range makes it compatible with most strain gage based load cell or pressure transducer outputs. The built-in 10V excitation supply is capable of driving a 350 ohm bridge. The filtered output of the 6255 is 100 Hz to 10100 Hz. Connections are made via easily accessible screw clamp terminal blocks. Zero and Span adjustment potentiometers are located externally as well for easy access. Overall dimensions are 3.78"L x 1.06"W x 1.65"H. The 6255 is backed by Calex's five year warranty.

For pricing or more information, contact Calex Mfg. Co., Inc. at 800-542-3355 or fax 925-687-3333.

Units are available from stock to 6 weeks. For a complete data sheet on the Model 6255 go to or email The Calex corporate address is 2401 Stanwell Drive, Concord, California 94520 USA. Calex has manufacturing facilities in both Concord California and Tijuana Mexico.

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