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  1. Druck 191-129 Mains Adaptor for UPS-III Loop Calibrator
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    Druck 191-129 Mains Adaptor for UPS-III Loop Calibrator
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    • Universal mains input adaptor
    • For UPS-III loop calibrator
    • Ideal for when batteries run out
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  2. Extech 412355A Current and Voltage Calibrator Meter - Kit
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    Extech 412355A Current and Voltage Calibrator/Meter
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    • Oyster case with flip-up display is ideal for handheld or benchtop applications
    • Display readings in mA or as a % of the 0 to 24mA range or as mV in voltage ranges
    • Provides adjustable 0 to 24mA and 0 to 10V calibration source
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  3. Extech 412300A Current Calibrator Meter
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    Extech 412300A Current Calibrator/Meter
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    • Oyster case with flip-up display is ideal for handheld or benchtop applications
    • Display readings in mA or as a % of the 0 to 24mA range or as mV in voltage ranges
    • Provides 0 to 24mA output displayed as mA or %
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  4. Time Electronics Loop Simulator And Source Loop Mate 1 0 1 Percent Accuracy
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    Time Electronics 7006 Loop Simulator and Source
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    • 7 set calibration points
    • 0.1% accuracy
    • 0 to 10 V or 4 to 20mA loop
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  5. Martindale TEK300 20mA Loop Calibrator - Kit
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    Martindale TEK300 20mA Loop Calibrator
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    • Three built in modes
    • Overload protection
    • Range of 0 to 20mA
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  6. PRC10 Current Calibrator Kit
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    Extech PRC10 Current Calibrator
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    • Small size calibrator
    • 0 to 24mA
    • 24V DC power source
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  7. Sika EC mAV Pocket Loop Calibrator
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    Sika EC mAV 2 Pocket Loop Calibrator
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    • Voltage and current loop signal measurement/generation
    • Pocket-sized design for ease of use
    • High accuracy
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  8. Time Electronics Combined Voltage Current Source Microcal 0 1 Percent Accuracy
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    Time Electronics 1030 MicroCal Voltage & Current Source
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    • Simulate various signal types
    • Multiple outputs
    • High accuracy
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  9. PRC15 Current and Voltage Calibrator - Kit
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    Extech PRC15 Current and Voltage Calibrator
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    • 0 to 24mA (-25% to 125%)
    • 0 to 20V DC calibration source
    • Measure DC process signals
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  10. TestSafe RTD Calibrator
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    TestSafe RTD Calibrator
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    • Simulate and measure RTD
    • Resistance calculation
    • Various advanced features
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About Voltage, Current & Loop Calibrators

Also known as current loops, 4-20mA sources are one of the most common methods used in the process industry for transmitting data between sensors and the applications that control and monitor them. The main advantage of a current loop is they can be combined with a huge variety of different sensors to measure temperature, pressure, liquid flow or light. This data is then compatible with a wide range of different management applications that interoperate with the data and react accordingly.

4-20mA current loops work by taking the results from the sensor and converting it to a proportional current. This means that a zero result causes a 4mA to be transmitted and a 20mA current is sent when the sensor is at full capacity. This information is then sent through copper cables to a receiver at the controller. The controller then decodes the sent signal into the format that is required by the process monitoring application.

The drawback with this method is that over long distances the signal can eventually erode as the voltage begins to wane. An engineer must also be careful when laying these cables to ensure that no electrically noisy systems are located close by, otherwise they can affect the signal. The main precaution that can be taken is to ensure the use of shielded cabling but this can become too expensive if used over long distances.

To ensure that a current loop is operating effectively engineers often use current calibrators to test the cables and ensure that there are no issues that need resolving no matter what their source.

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