Emerson Process Management has upgraded the Micro Motion Model 5700 transmitter with a native Ethernet connection to improve connectivity and functionality, allowing for easier access to measurement information. It has retained its rugged housing however, which is certified for tough field environments, including extensive hazardous area certifications and approvals.
The native Ethernet upgrade includes dual redundant Ethernet ports, directly integrated in the device with no need for extra converters or adapters. The dual port architecture means multiple devices can be installed in a variety of configurations, minimizing wiring and switch needs for space and cost savings.
Additionally, the transmitter incorporates a configurable I/O channel that can be used as a discrete input or set to a mA, frequency, or discrete output. This enables powerful application options with minimal equipment.
To speed integration and connection with Ethernet/IP systems, the transmitter contains an EDS (Electronic Data Sheet) file for fast access to instrument information with little to no manual setup. This also enables automatic AOP (Add-on Profile) generation for quick and powerful system integration. Pre-configured input assemblies allow users to select exactly what is needed from a wealth of information in a Coriolis meter, without burdening the network with unwanted traffic.