The Loop Leader PD683 is a loop-powered, 1/8 DIN digital panel meter designed for demanding process control applications. The fact that this meter is loop-powered means that there is no need to run additional, costly power lines; the meter gets all of the power it needs from the 4-20 mA loop. The PD683 loop-powered indicator is built in a shallow-depth case with an FM Type 4X front and features loop-powered backlighting and a wide -30 to 65°C operating temperature range. It doesn't matter if it's indoors or outdoors, in bright sunlight or a dimly lit plant, or in an area that is wet, dirty, hot, or cold, the Loop Leader can go just about anywhere.

Features

  • 4-20 mA Input
  • 5-Digit Display
  • 0.6" (15.2 mm) LCD
  • FM Type 4X, IP65 Front
  • Shallow Depth Case 3.2" Behind Panel
  • 2 V Drop (5.7 V with Backlight)
  • Loop-Powered Backlight
  • Custom Engineering Units
  • Bargraph Display & Trend Arrow
  • Maximum & Minimum Display
  • Square Root, or Programmable Exponent
  • Non-Volatile Memory - No Battery Needed
  • Operating Temperature Range: -30 to 65°C
  • HART Protocol Transparent

General

Display: Five digits: -99999 to 99999, 0.60" (15.2 mm) high, 7-segment, automatic lead zero blanking.
Engineering Units: 0.25" (6.4 mm) high, 14-segment.
Bargraph: 20-segment, 0% to 100% indication.
Trend arrows: Up and down trend indication.
Backlight: Bright orange (intensity varies with signal)
Display Update Rate: 2.5/second
Overrange: Display flashes 99999
Underrange: Display flashes -99999
Programming Method: Four front panel buttons
Noise Filter: Programmable from 1 to 199
Recalibration: Recommended at least every 12 months.
Max/Min Display: Max/min readings reached by the process are stored until reset by the user or until power to the meter is turned off.
Password: Programmable password restricts modification of programmed settings.
Non-volatile Memory: All programmed settings are stored in non-volatile memory for a minimum of ten years if power is lost.
Voltage Drop: 2.0 V max w/o backlight, 5.7 V max with backlight
Equivalent Resistance: 125 Ω @ 20 mA w/o backlight, 315 Ω @ 20 mA with backlight
Normal Mode Rejection: 64 dB at 50/60 Hz
Operating temperature range: -30 to 65°C
Allowable Temperature Range: -40 to 65°C* (see note below)
Storage temperature range: -40 to 65°C
Relative humidity: 0 to 90% non-condensing
Connections: Screw terminals accept 12 to 22 AWG wire
Enclosure: 1/8 DIN, high impact plastic, UL 94V-0, color: gray
Mounting: 1/8 DIN panel cutout required. Two panel mounting bracket assemblies provided
Tightening Torque: 4.5 lb-in (0.5 Nm) Screw terminal connections
Overall Dimensions: 2.45" x 4.68" x 4.19" (62 x 119 x 106 mm)
Weight: 5.7 oz (162 g)
Warranty: 3 years parts & labor

Input

Input Range: 4-20 mA
Accuracy: ±0.03% of span ±1 count, square root and programmable exponent: 10-100% FS
Calibration: Scale without signal or calibrate with signal source
Calibration Range: User programmable over entire range of meter
Minimum Span: 0.40 mA between input 1 and input 2
Note: An Error message will appear if input 1 and input 2 signals are too close together
Input Overload: Over current protection to 2 A max.
Decimal Point: Up to four decimal places (d.dddd, dd.ddd, ddd.dd, dddd.d, or ddddd)
Function: Linear, square root, or programmable exponent
Low-Flow Cutoff: -99999 to 99999 (-99999 disables cutoff function)
Temperature Drift: 50 PPM/°C from -40 to 65°C ambient
*Below -30°C the LCD becomes less readable.

PD688 Approvals for Hazardous Locations

FM Approved & CSA Certified as intrinsically safe with entity for use in Class I, Div 1, Groups ABCD; Class II, Div 1, Groups EFG; Class III, Div 1; Class I, Zone 0, Group IIC; T-code = T4. Non-incendive: Suitable for use in Class I, Div 2, Groups ABCD; Class II, Div 2, Groups FG; Class III, Div 2.
Entity Parameters: Ui: 30 V; Ii: 175 mA; Ci: 0; Li: 0; Pi: 1.0 W

ATEX II 1G, Ex ia IIC T4, IP65, Ta = -40°C to 65°C

Note: Installation must be performed in accordance with Control Drawing LIM688-2

Applications


Square Root Function

The square root extraction feature displays flow rate by extracting the square root from a differential pressure transmitter signal. The user selectable low-flow cutoff feature gives a reading of zero when the flow rate drops below a user selectable value.


Differential Pressure Flowmeter




  • Displays Flow Rate
  • User Selectable Low-Flow Cutoff
  • Only 2 Calibration Points Required




Example of Using Programmable Exponent Function




Programmable Exponent

The programmable exponent function is used to linearize the level signal in applications using weirs and flumes and display flow rate in engineering units.


4-20 mA Connections


Differential Pressure Flowmeter



Dimensions


Loop Leader Dimensions


Notes:

  1. Panel cutout required: 3.622 x 1.772 (92 x 45)
  2. Panel thickness: 0.040 – 0.250(1.0 – 6.4)
  3. Mounting brackets lock in place for easy mounting

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Why you should buy:

  • Loop-Powered
  • Bargraph Display
  • 1/8 DIN Panel Mount
  • NEMA 4X/IP65 Front