Radar devices by Endress+Hauser now upgraded with Bluetooth technologyJune 25, 2020 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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Endress+Hauser Canada Ltd. remains a premier supplier of world-class test and measurement instrumentation for businesses in this country. Among the company’s offerings is a line of radar devices, which are designed for radar-level measurement in various kinds liquids or solids. Now, the Endress+Hauser team has upgraded these potent devices with Bluetooth technology.
The FMR5x, FMR6x, and FMP5x series of Endress+Hauser radar instruments with updated HART 7 firmware are now available with the Bluetooth upgrade.
For continuous non-contact level measurement
This new upgrade for these series of radar devices is making it quicker and easier to commission one of these units remotely or to monitor their device, diagnostic, and process data through an app on any standard Smartphone or tablet. These instruments are typically used for continuous non-contact level measurement in a broad variety of applications. For instance, users typically choose the FMP5x series for such purposes as assuring measurement for dry-run protection or for providing overfill protection and range monitoring.
The Bluetooth upgrade consists of the Endress+Hauser Bluetooth module BT10, which is inserted into the CDO slot of an installed base in the field, as well as the company’s SmartBlue app. It takes an easy three-step procedure to install the module; no special expertise or additional tools are necessary.
With a reading range of up to ten metres, Bluetooth technology allows users to generate readings from radar devices from a safe distance, particularly instruments located in hazardous environments or areas that are difficult to access. Workers get a good overview of these radar instruments, with live lists for efficient maintenance, due to the convenient and helpful interface of the SmartBlue app. In addition, the Bluetooth module offers data transmission that is certified and proven to be extremely secure. This is because Endress+Hauser uses the same class of algorithm found in German identification cards, the notably secure PAKE algorithm for encryption.
Endress+Hauser’s portfolio of radar devices includes instruments for level measurement in liquids, solids, bulk solids, or applications with strict hygiene requirements. Some units employ 80GHz technology; others uses guided radar measurement under the Levelflex brand.
For more information, contact Endress+Hauser.