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TCS

Plug-in Signal Conditioners M-UNIT

THERMOCOUPLE TRANSMITTER

Functions & Features
• Accepting direct input from a thermocouple and providing a standard process signal
• 7-segment linearization
• Burnout protection
• High-accuracy cold junction compensation
• Isolation up to 2000 V AC
• Fast response type available
• LCD meter (engineering unit display selectable)
• Simple loop test output (0 % and 100 %)
• High-density mounting
Typical Applications
• High-accuracy cold junction compensation benefits narrow span measurements
• 0.1 μA burnout sensing enables long distance transmission with minimum offset drifts
• Electric furnace (isolation)
• No burnout type can connect to a single T/C in parallel with a recorder
• Power plant (2000 V AC isolation, 110 V DC power supply)
 

MODEL: TCS–[1][2]–[3][4]

ORDERING INFORMATION
• Code number: TCS-[1][2]-[3][4]
Specify a code from below for each of [1] through [4].
  (e.g. TCS-2A-B/E2/BL/Q)
• Temperature range (e.g. 0 – 800°C)
• Special output range (For codes Z & 0)
• Specify the specification for option code /Q
  (e.g. /C01/S01)

[1] INPUT THERMOCOUPLE
1: (PR) (Usable Range 0 to 1760°C, 32 to 3200°F)
2: K (CA) (Usable range -270 to +1370°C, -454 to +2498°F)
3: E (CRC) (Usable range -270 to +1000°C, -454 to +1832°F)
4: J (IC) (Usable range -210 to +1200°C, -346 to +2192°F)
5: T (CC) (Usable range -270 to +400°C, -454 to +752°F)
6: B (RH) (Usable range 0 to 1820°C, 32 to 3308°F)
7: R (Usable range -50 to +1760°C, -58 to +3200°F)
8: S (Usable range -50 to +1760°C, -58 to +3200°F)
N: N (Usable range -270 to +1300°C, -454 to +2372°F)
0: Specify

[2] OUTPUT
Current
A: 4 – 20 mA DC (Load resistance 750 Ω max.)
B: 2 – 10 mA DC (Load resistance 1500 Ω max.)
C: 1 – 5 mA DC (Load resistance 3000 Ω max.)
D: 0 – 20 mA DC (Load resistance 750 Ω max.)
E: 0 – 16 mA DC (Load resistance 900 Ω max.)
F: 0 – 10 mA DC (Load resistance 1500 Ω max.)
G: 0 – 1 mA DC (Load resistance 15 kΩ max.)
Z: Specify current (See OUTPUT SPECIFICATIONS)
Voltage
1: 0 – 10 mV DC (Load resistance 10 kΩ min.)
2: 0 – 100 mV DC (Load resistance 100 kΩ min.)
3: 0 – 1 V DC (Load resistance 100 Ω min.)
4: 0 – 10 V DC (Load resistance 1000 Ω min.)
5: 0 – 5 V DC (Load resistance 500 Ω min.)
6: 1 – 5 V DC (Load resistance 500 Ω min.)
0: Specify voltage (See OUTPUT SPECIFICATIONS)

[3] POWER INPUT
AC Power
B: 100 V AC
C: 110 V AC
D: 115 V AC
F: 120 V AC
G: 200 V AC
H: 220 V AC
J: 240 V AC
DC Power
S: 12 V DC
R: 24 V DC
V: 48 V DC
P: 110 V DC (Not selectable with Option /E2)

[4] OPTIONS (multiple selections)
Input Signal Indicator
blank: Without
/E: With (0.0 - 100.0 % display)
/E2: With (in engineering unit with backlight and the
simple loop test output)
Response Time (0 – 90 %)
blank: Standard (≤ 0.5 sec.)
/K: Fast response (Approx. 25 msec.)
(Not selectable with Option /E2)
Burnout
blank: Upscale burnout
/BL: Downscale burnout
/BN: No burnout
Other Options
blank: none
/Q: Option other than the above (specify the specification)

SPECIFICATIONS OF OPTION: Q (multiple selections)
COATING (For the detail, refer to M-System's web site.)
/C01: Silicone coating
/C02: Polyurethane coating
/C03: Rubber coating
TERMINAL SCREW MATERIAL
/S01: Stainless steel

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
Construction: Plug-in
Connection: M3.5 screw terminals
Screw terminal: Chromated steel (standard) or stainless steel
Housing material: Flame-resistant resin (black)
Isolation: Input to output to power
Overrange output: Approx. -10 to +120 % at 1 – 5 V
Zero adjustment: -5 to +5 % (front)
Span adjustment: 95 to 105 % (front)
At burnout: Downscale ≤ -10 %, Upscale ≥ 110 %
(When the offset is negative, downscale ≤ -8 %, upscale
≥ 108 %.)
Linearization: Standard
Cold junction compensation: CJC sensor attached to the input terminals (B thermocouple is without CJC as standard)
Simple loop test output: 0 % and 100 % signal simulated by selecting the front switch positions. (Only for option code /E2)
■ DISPLAY (Input indicator)
• Option code: /E

LCD digital display: 0.0 - 100.0 % (min. digit 0.1 %)
 (No scaling)
• Option code: /E2
LCD digital display: Engineering unit
Display scaling: -10000 – +10000
Decimal position: 10-1 - 10-4 or no decimal point
Engineering unit: %, μV, mV, V, mA, A, °C, °F, Ω, DEG K, mHz, Hz, kHz, VAC, AAC, mg, g, kg, t, rpm or rps selectable
Back light: Green at normal, red at loop test output enable
Factory setting: scaling 0.00 - 100.00, unit: %

INPUT SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum span: 3 mV
Offset: Max. 1.5 times span
Input resistance: 30 kΩ min.
Burnout sensing: 0.1 μA

Minimum span (in °C)
(PR): min. span 370°C
K (CA): min. span 75°C
E (CRC): min. span 50°C
J (IC): min. span 60°C
T (CC): min. span 75°C
B (RH): min. span 780°C
R: min. span 360°C
S: min. span 380°C
N: min. span 110°C

Minimum span (in °F)
(PR)
: min. span 670°F
K (CA): min. span 140°F
E (CRC): min. span 90°F
J (IC): min. span 110°F
T (CC): min. span 140°F
B (RH): min. span 1410°F
R: min. span 650°F
S: min. span 690°F
N: min. span 200°F

Note: The described accuracy may be partially not satisfied when the temperature ranges below 0°C.  Consult factory.

OUTPUT SPECIFICATIONS
■ DC Current: 0 – 20 mA DC
Minimum span: 1 mA
Offset: Max. 1.5 times span
Load resistance: Output drive 15 V max.
DC Voltage: -10 – +12 V DC
Minimum span: 5 mV
Offset: Max. 1.5 times span
Load resistance: Output drive 10 mA max.; 5 mA for negative voltage output; at ≥ 0.5 V

INSTALLATION
Power input
AC: Operational voltage range: rating ±10 %, 50/60 ±2 Hz, approx. 2 VA
(approx. 3 VA with Option /E2)
DC: Operational voltage range: rating ±10 %, or 85 – 150 V for 110 V rating (ripple 10 % p-p max.) approx. 2.6 W (110 mA at 24 V; approx. 3.6 W with Option /E2)
Operating temperature: -5 to +60°C (23 to 140°F)
Operating humidity: 30 to 90 %RH (non-condensing)
Mounting: Surface or DIN rail
Weight: 350 g (0.77 lb)

PERFORMANCE in percentage of span
Accuracy: ±0.3 % (at over 400°C or 750°F for R, S
and PR; over 770°C or 1420°F for B)
Display accuracy: ± (0.3 % of FS + 1 digit) (at over 400°C or 750°F for R, S and PR; over 770°C or 1420°F for B)
Simple loop test output setting accuracy: ±0.5 %
Cold junction compensation error
(at 20°C ±10°C or 68°F ±18°F)
  K, E, J, T & N: ±0.5°C or ±0.9°F
  S, R & PR: ±1°C or ±1.8°F
Temp. coefficient: ±0.015 %/°C (±0.008 %/°F)
  (at over 400°C or 750°F for R, S and PR; over 770°C or 1420°F for B)
Burnout response: ≤ 10 sec.
Line voltage effect: ±0.1 % over voltage range
Insulation resistance: ≥ 100 MΩ with 500 V DC
Dielectric strength: 2000 V AC @1 minute  (input to output to power to ground)

EXTERNAL VIEW

EXTERNAL DIMENSIONS unit: mm [inch]

TERMINAL ASSIGNMENTS unit: mm [inch]

SCHEMATIC CIRCUITRY & CONNECTION DIAGRAM

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