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2005/ 2007<br />

<strong>HUMIDITY</strong> / <strong>TEMPERATURE</strong> MEASUREMENT<br />

<strong>HUMIDITY</strong>/<strong>TEMPERATURE</strong><br />

M E A S U R E M E N T<br />

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ROTRONIC is a truly international company with offices and distributors worldwide.<br />

For the very latest contact information, and the partner nearest to you, please visit our<br />

website at: www.rotronic-humidity.com<br />

We offer you:<br />

● Highest accuracy of ± 0.6 %rh<br />

● 2 years warranty<br />

● More than 35 years of experience<br />

in humidity measurement<br />

● Quality assurance according to ISO 9001<br />

● Validated Windows-software<br />

● Environmentally conscious<br />

behaviour – professional, free-of charge<br />

waste management<br />

● Products compliant to technical rules<br />

● Free adjustment certificate according<br />

to DIN ISO 9001<br />

Trading with ROTRONIC<br />

Team:<br />

Where we are represented by an exclusive distributor, your<br />

enquiry will be passed to them for direct handling. Otherwise,<br />

our full terms and conditions of trading are detailed on the<br />

inner back cover page of this catalogue.<br />

Repair and calibration<br />

At our Swiss headquarters we offer comprehensive service<br />

and calibration support, with reasonable prices and fast turn<br />

around times. Please contact our service department for more<br />

details. Most of our local subsidiaries and distributors also<br />

offer repair and calibration facilities to provide our customers<br />

with the very best and fastest technical support.<br />

Susanne Schroff<br />

Managing Director<br />

Leonhard Löw<br />

Production Manager<br />

Fredi Hagenbucher<br />

R + D Manager<br />

Orders:<br />

By Phone +41 44 838 11 44<br />

Monday to Friday<br />

from 8.00 to 17.00 hours, we shall be pleased to<br />

answer your call personally<br />

Daniel Ritler<br />

Sales Manager<br />

Andreas Gähwiler<br />

Export Manager<br />

Robin Farley<br />

Business Development<br />

Manager<br />

By Fax +41 44 837 00 73<br />

Fast and convenient<br />

By Post<br />

Please send your order to:<br />

ROTRONIC AG, Grindelstrasse 6<br />

8303 Bassersdorf/Switzerland<br />

Peter Müller<br />

Product Manager<br />

Romano Berni<br />

Export Manager<br />

Bertrand Petitpierre<br />

Key-Account Manager<br />

By E-Mail<br />

Please mail your order to:<br />

humidity@rotronic.ch<br />

By Internet<br />

Actual technical information may be found under:<br />

www.rotronic-humidity.com<br />

Dosca Bertschi<br />

Sales Administration<br />

Judith Meier<br />

Sales Administration<br />

Tomas Trcek<br />

Sales Coordinator


ROTRONIC – The Company<br />

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LEADING IN <strong>HUMIDITY</strong> MEASUREMENT<br />

ROTRONIC has been manufacturing humidity instruments since 1967. Our products have been developed over the years to provide<br />

accurate and dependable measurements in a wide range of applications, at competitive prices, and with features which our customers<br />

appreciate. Throughout this catalogue, you will find a range of units which solve the measurement requirements in almost any<br />

application.<br />

All products are developed and manufactured at our headquarters in Switzerland, where we maintain an ISO 9001:2000 quality<br />

system, as well as an accredited calibration laboratory, and a full repair facility. We have a worldwide network of subsidiary companies<br />

and distributors, who are highly trained to support the ROTRONIC product range.<br />

Calibration Mobile – Unique in Europe<br />

In some European countries, our customers can benefit from a unique on-site calibration service. With the new dynamic humidity<br />

generator FG-431, developed specifically for the calibration mobile, we are able to perform on-site humidity and temperature calibrations<br />

that are traceable to National Standards carried out to the usual high ROTRONIC quality directly at your site. Within a short time, a large<br />

number of instruments can be calibrated and, if necessary, adjusted. The downtime for customer’s instruments is minimised; additionally,<br />

the administration of the calibration is handled efficiently, reducing the workload for the company.<br />

On-site calibration using the mobile is cost effective even for a small number of instruments.<br />

How it works:<br />

Only a 230 VAC mains outlet is required for use by the calibration mobile. A four-point<br />

calibration is completed in approximately ten minutes. A calibration certificate traceable<br />

to the National Standard is issued with the calibrated instrument. Provided the probe<br />

diameter does not exceed 25 mm, even third party instruments can be calibrated with<br />

the dynamic calibrator. The calibration range of 0.1…99 %rh with a measurement<br />

uncertainty of 0.5…1.5 %rh (depending on the humidity) is unique. We also perform<br />

on-site temperature calibrations in the range -25…125 °C with a measurement<br />

uncertainty of 0.05…0.2 K (depending on the data interpretation and display resolution).<br />

We would be pleased to visit to your site with our calibration mobile!<br />

Please check with your local ROTRONIC subsidiary or distributor to see if<br />

this service is available in your country.<br />

Many famous international organisations place their trust in ROTRONIC measurement systems, our customer list includes:<br />

AGFA-GEVAERT BARILLA BAYER BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM<br />

CLARIANT DEUTSCHER WETTERDIENST GLAXO SMITH KLINE HEWLETT PACKARD<br />

ROCHE HONEYWELL INTEL JOHNSON CONTROLS<br />

KODAK KNORR LG.PHILIPS LCD MÉTÉO FRANCE METEO SCHWEIZ<br />

NASA NESTLÉ NOVARTIS PHILIP MORRIS<br />

PROCTER & GAMBLE SAMSUNG SIEMENS SCHERING PLOUGH<br />

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ROTRONIC Technology<br />

The measurement of humidity is a complex science, and over many years we have continuously<br />

developed our products to provide higher precision, better long term stability<br />

and the features our customers demand. There are certain core technologies which are<br />

common to many of our products, and which differentiate ROTRONIC instruments from<br />

many alternatives in the market:<br />

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Hygromer ® Sensor.<br />

The Hygromer sensor was introduced in 1979 in response to market demand for higher<br />

performance and lower costs. Since its launch, it has constantly been developed using the<br />

highest quality materials and the state-of-the-art production techniques.<br />

Today it still has the widest operating range of any %rh sensor in the market, working over<br />

the ranges of 0…100 %rh and –50…200 °C. Its superb reputation for long term stability is<br />

second to none, and many examples can be seen in use after more than 20 years. It is also<br />

able to withstand exposure to condensation without affecting calibration.<br />

The Hygromer ® sensor is used in every product carrying the ROTRONIC brands Hygromer ®<br />

and HygroClip ® . Several versions are available with different characteristics, see page 125<br />

for more information.<br />

The HygroClip ® Concept.<br />

HygroClip ® is a humidity and temperature measurement concept utilising an exclusive<br />

digital semiconductor technology. It is based on a custom ASIC*, designed specifically for<br />

humidity and temperature measurement applications and works in conjunction with the<br />

Hygromer sensor.<br />

Products based on HygroClip® technology include features such as probe interchangeability,<br />

digital signal processing, digital calibration and much more.<br />

HygroClip ® technology is used in every product carrying the ROTRONIC HygroClip ® brand.<br />

* Application Specific Integrated Circuit<br />

Custom Mechanical Components<br />

The precise measurement of humidity needs careful consideration of temperature.<br />

Even the best humidity sensor and electronics cannot compensate for mechanical<br />

components that do not respond quickly to temperature changes.<br />

Our in-house design team have therefore created a range of custom mechanical<br />

components which provide the best combination of mechanical strength and optimum<br />

thermal properties to ensure that sensors have the best possible chance of accurate<br />

measurements.<br />

Compensation<br />

Hygrometers are usually only factory adjusted at ambient temperature, so ROTRONIC<br />

humidity instruments feature dynamic temperature compensation to ensure that<br />

measurement values are optimised across the entire working range. Even if you purchase<br />

a transmitter that measures humidity only, you will find a temperature sensor integrated<br />

into the probe for this purpose. Our Swiss Calibration Service (SCS) laboratory can<br />

provide calibrations at higher or lower temperatures if required.<br />

Thanks to the use of the latest digital technology, ROTRONIC humidity instruments can<br />

also be specified to include dynamic pressure compensation.<br />

Adjustment<br />

All ROTRONIC probes are factory adjusted according to the international standards,<br />

with a flow rate of 10 l/min and 1m/s at 23 ±5 °C. Only probes with exceptionally large<br />

dimensions such as AW-DIO or BFC are excluded from this. The accuracy mentioned in the<br />

catalogue refers to our calibration laboratory with the Accreditation number SCS065 and<br />

the digital probe signal.<br />

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DampGuard ®<br />

Like bacteria and viruses, moulds are micro-organisms. Micro-organisms<br />

are present everywhere, and our bodies are constantly exposed to them.<br />

Moulds thrive well in environments where humidity is in the range of<br />

70...80 %rh. To stop the formation of mould by means of ventilation,<br />

it is not enough just to know the room humidity. One also needs to<br />

know the humidity at the wall’s surface, as this is where mould will<br />

grow. Mould growth in buildings can result in significant repair costs,<br />

especially in apartment buildings.<br />

Moulds produce tiny spores, which are emitted into the air in enormous<br />

quantities, and so they can be breathed in. Because of their surface<br />

characteristics, these spores can, amongst other things, trigger allergies<br />

similar to those caused by pollen from plants. Damp and moulds in<br />

closed environments can have a significant effect on occupant health.<br />

According to recent research, damp and mould increase the risk of<br />

suffering with asthma by 50%.<br />

DampGuard ®<br />

● Prevention of damage to walls caused by damp<br />

● Direct measurement of wall humidity<br />

● Instant detection of condensation<br />

● User friendly indicator of the risk of damp<br />

● Prevention of moisture related problems in badly insulated buildings<br />

● Resolution of conflicts between tenants and landlords<br />

● Saves heating costs<br />

● Protects health, ideally suited for people prone to allergies and asthmatics<br />

● Simple to use<br />

● Swiss made<br />

DampGuard ® works!<br />

In representative research, it was established that in Germany alone, almost one third of all dwellings are affected by damage caused by<br />

damp, 6 to 9 % of them with visible mould. Health authorities, consumer organisations and organisations for the protection of tenants<br />

often recommend buying simple hygrometers. In practice, experts could show that mould formation cannot be prevented effectively by<br />

using such instruments, as they do not measure the critical surface humidity of the construction material. The effective humidity of the<br />

wall and wall coverings can only be measured with the patented DampGuard.<br />

In close cooperation with the German laboratory Dr. Missel, ROTRONIC has developed a unique indicator for indoor wall surface<br />

humidity measurement. The sensors of the device are in close proximity to the surface. DampGuard® indicates the actual surface<br />

humidity by means of simple LEDs, and helps the occupant to manage the critical surface humidity. The current humidity value is<br />

displayed by 4 differently coloured LEDs on a 4-point scale:<br />

LED‘s Humidity Growth of mould Action<br />

< 70 %rh Not possible none<br />

• 70...80 %rh Critical range Ventilation<br />

• 80…100 %rh Possible Ventilation<br />

• • 90…100 %rh Highly likely Ventilation<br />

Technical note: In order to ensure accurate determination of the wall surface humidity, the sensor is designed so as to allow the water<br />

molecules to diffuse through the sensor. This prevents a microclimate under the sensor.<br />

This is possible only with ROTRONIC Hygromer ® -sensors.


DampGuard ®<br />

Cold air can hold much less moisture than warm air. At 0 °C, the air can hold a maximum of 4.84 g water per cubic metre, which<br />

corresponds to a relative humidity of 100 %rh. At an ambient temperature of 23 °C, 100 %rh is equal to 20.5 g/m 3 that’s over four times<br />

more!<br />

Understanding these correlations is important, because it becomes evident that ventilation is always effective in winter time, even if<br />

it’s raining outside (outside humidity ~100 %rh). The cold air that is brought into the interior contains less water vapour than the warm<br />

interior air. When warming up, the air absorbs water vapour, which is released when ventilating again.<br />

Exchange of humidity at different conditions:<br />

Exterior Interior Yield from interior<br />

Temp / rel. humidity g/m 3 Temp / rel. humidity g/m 3 to exterior<br />

-20 °C / 10 0 %rh 1.07 20 °C / 70 %rh 12.09 11.02 g/m 3<br />

-10 °C / 10 0 %rh 2.36 20 °C / 50 %rh 8.63 6.27 g/m 3<br />

0 °C / 10 0 %rh 4.84 23 °C / 70 %rh 14.38 9.54 g/m 3<br />

10 °C / 10 0 %rh 9.39 23 °C / 50 %rh 10.27 0.88 g/m 3<br />

Even under the worst conditions, humidity is still transferred from the interior to the exterior, provided the interior conditions are warm.<br />

DampGuard ® assists in the development of a ventilation plan, which is energy saving and at the same time suppresses the growth of<br />

mould very effectively.<br />

SPECIFICATIONS:<br />

Humidity sensor Capacitive humidity sensor Hygromer ® AC-2<br />

Indicators<br />

4 LEDs, green, yellow, red, red<br />

Accuracy 80 %rh ± 2 %rh<br />

90 %rh ± 4 %rh<br />


Contents<br />

Section Products: Pages<br />

Handheld Instruments HygroPalm, HygroClip probes, S1, GTS 6 - 15<br />

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Data Loggers HygroLog NT, HygroLog, HygroClip probes, 16 - 31<br />

Agent D, Agent probes<br />

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Transmitters HygroFlex, M-Series, Roline L Series 32 - 71<br />

HygroClip, RO-DP60, RO-DP100, Hygrostat MB<br />

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Meteorology Weather protection, MP100/400, 72 - 79<br />

MP100/400H, Mounting hardware<br />

Water Activity HygroLab, AW Quick, AW-DIO, HygroClip probes 80 - 91<br />

HygroPalm AW1<br />

Temperature Temperature Transmitters and Handhelds 92 - 95<br />

OEM Products HygroClip, OEM options 96 - 99<br />

Calibration SCS calibration standards, humidity generators, 100 - 105<br />

calibration devices<br />

Software and Bus systems HW3, HW4 Features and options 106 - 113<br />

Bus systems<br />

Accessories Filters, mounting hardware, cables etc. 114 - 119<br />

Theory Sensors, definitions, pollutant tables 120 - 126<br />

Index 127<br />

A B C … Z<br />

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Introduction<br />

Measurement of humidity and temperature is very important in many production, storage, transportation and test applications.<br />

Many processes can only be performed, or goods correctly stored, if humidity and temperature conditions are within a specific range.<br />

Materials and products may not behave correctly, or can even degrade, if climatic conditions are incorrect.<br />

ROTRONIC handheld instruments are the perfect tool for spot checks, which must be the first step in defining ambient conditions and<br />

solving humidity or moisture related problems.<br />

Our handheld instruments are highly accurate, and include many useful features, yet they are easy to use and maintain. Configuration<br />

and calibration is carried out in the factory, so they are ready for immediate use on delivery. Certain models offer the facility to change<br />

the instrument’s configuration to suit specific application needs, either with user friendly software, or the integrated keypad. A range of<br />

interchangeable probes means application flexibility, simple maintenance and convenient calibration.<br />

Key Features<br />

Your Benefits<br />

● Accuracy and long term stability<br />

● Interchangeable digital sensor modules<br />

● Wide range of digital probes<br />

● Ergonomic and modern instruments<br />

● Large display with good contrast<br />

● HOLD Function<br />

● Battery powered<br />

➤ Reliable data and less frequent calibration<br />

➤ Simple calibration and maintenance<br />

➤ One instrument – many applications<br />

➤ Comfortable to use and handle<br />

➤ Clear observation of measured values<br />

➤ To capture measured values<br />

➤ Suitable for use anywhere<br />

Section contents<br />

HygroPalm Handheld Instruments for HygroClip probes 8/9<br />

● Interchangeable probes<br />

● Large easy-to-read display<br />

● Optional Docking Station<br />

● Temperature adaptors for Pt100 probes<br />

● RS232 Interface<br />

HygroClip Probes for HygroPalm Handhelds 10/11<br />

● Wide range of options to suit any application<br />

● 0…100 %rh, -50…200 °C<br />

● 100 % interchangeable without adjustment<br />

Instruments for the Paper Industry 12/13<br />

● Sword probe for paper stacks<br />

● Sets in practical carry cases<br />

● Plate probe<br />

Accessories and Sets of HygroPalm Instruments 14<br />

● Complete equipment for measuring and calibration<br />

● Handy cases<br />

● Connecting cables<br />

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Handheld Applications<br />

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Building Management /HVAC<br />

Accurate and reliable thermo-hygrometers<br />

are needed to verify correct system<br />

performance during commissioning.<br />

The ability of ROTRONIC handhelds to be<br />

calibrated on-site and their high accuracy<br />

predestine ROTRONIC instruments for this<br />

kind of applications.<br />

Research<br />

Many research tests must have the<br />

humidity conditions defined for the results<br />

to be accepted or considered to be reliable.<br />

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Climatic Test Cabinets<br />

Many products are tested over a variety<br />

of climatic conditions. The exceptionally<br />

wide measuring range of the ROTRONIC<br />

handheld units means these test conditions<br />

can be easily checked.<br />

Museums, Libraries<br />

and Art Galleries<br />

Conservation applications<br />

require dependable measurements<br />

and low cost of<br />

ownership. ROTRONIC<br />

handhelds have been a<br />

mainstay in this market<br />

for three decades.<br />

Paper Industry<br />

The first ROTRONIC products were<br />

developed for the paper industry, and<br />

today we have the largest world-wide<br />

sales of sword hygrometers for paper<br />

stack ERH measurement.<br />

Warehouses and Storage<br />

Many products need to be stored<br />

in certain conditions to remain in<br />

good condition.<br />

Health and Fitness Centres,<br />

Hospitals, Classrooms<br />

In public areas it is especially<br />

important to maintain correct<br />

humidity values to minimise<br />

health risks.<br />

Industrial Process Monitoring<br />

The maximum measurement temperature of 200 °C<br />

and the robust design of our probes means that<br />

even the most difficult process application can be<br />

checked with a ROTRONIC handheld.<br />

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HygroPalm Series<br />

Humidity and Temperature Display Instrument for digital HygroClip ® ‚ Probes<br />

HygroPalm represents a new generation of portable humidity/temperature instruments, utilising the very latest digital technology.<br />

The advantage of digital technology is clear; highest precision is assured as a result of digital signal processing and data transmission in<br />

a digital format, which means that signal loss over extended cable lengths and external interference cannot influence measured values.<br />

Calibration data is maintained within the probe itself, which means there is no need to calibrate the whole system when a probe change<br />

is required, and probes for different applications can be fitted in seconds.<br />

The HygroPalm 0 is a value engineered instrument designed to be cost effective, yet still provide high measurement performance.<br />

By removing some of the more advanced HygroPalm features such as probe interchangeability and external interface connections, the<br />

HygroPalm 0 is the perfect entry level instrument, yet maintains the core ROTRONIC values of high precision and excellent long term<br />

stability. Essential functionality such as dew point / wet bulb computation, keypad calibration adjustment and battery recharging options<br />

are retained to make the HygroPalm 0 the ideal balance of performance and price. HygroPalm 1, 2 and 3 feature interchangeable probes.<br />

New probes for changing measurement tasks can be installed in seconds.<br />

HygroPalm 0<br />

Key features:<br />

• Cost effective instrument<br />

• 0…100 %rh, -10…60 °C<br />

• Integrated probe<br />

• Standard alkaline batteries or chargeable batteries used<br />

• Display of dew point or wet bulb temperature<br />

• One-point calibration with keypad<br />

• Optional docking station for battery recharging<br />

• Large clear LC-display<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroPalm 0<br />

HygroPalm 1<br />

The instrument has the same features as HygroPalm 0, but<br />

features interchangeable probes and additional functions:<br />

Key features:<br />

• Service interface for HygroFlex transmitters<br />

• One-point adjustment with keypad<br />

• Measurement range -50…200 °C (probe dependent)<br />

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HygroPalm 1<br />

(probe must be ordered separately)<br />

HygroPalm 2<br />

Key features:<br />

• All functions of HygroPalm 1<br />

• Second probe input %rh and °C<br />

• Multiple point probe adjustment<br />

• RS232 PC interface<br />

• Calculation of various psychrometric parameters<br />

• Formula Editor for customer specific calculations<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroPalm 2<br />

(probe must be ordered separately)<br />

HygroPalm 3<br />

Key features:<br />

• All functions of HygroPalm 2<br />

• Universal input for pressure, air speed etc.<br />

• Dynamic pressure compensation for calculations (requires pressure probe)<br />

• Bi-directional interface for HygroFlex transmitters<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroPalm 3<br />

(probe must be ordered separately)<br />

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HygroPalm Feature Overview<br />

HygroPalm<br />

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temperature sensors<br />

Interchangeable probes<br />

Calibration can be updated, or the range<br />

of the application met by the simple<br />

connection of a different probe.<br />

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Interface connector for<br />

HygroFlex transmitters<br />

Large display with trend<br />

indicators for easy reading<br />

Universal probe input<br />

HOLD function for<br />

freezing the display<br />

Psychrometric<br />

calculations available<br />

Option: Lock<br />

5-button keypad for<br />

easy operation<br />

Docking station<br />

Socket for power adaptor<br />

Battery charging<br />

RS232 interface<br />

for use with a PC<br />

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HygroClip Probes for HygroPalm<br />

A range of probes for different applications are available for the HygroPalm instruments. All probes are based on digital HygroClip<br />

technology, and can be interchanged within seconds without the need for recalibration. With special adaptor cables, even probes<br />

designed for Industrial applications can be used (see pages 27 and 119).<br />

HygroClip S/S1<br />

Standard probe for humidity and temperature.<br />

A wire mesh filter provides sensor protection against<br />

dust and high air velocity. Dimensions Ø15 x 100 mm.<br />

IP rating: IP65<br />

Measurement range: -40…85 °C, 0…100 %rh<br />

Accuracy: Standard: ±1 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

S1: ±0.6 %rh, ±0.2 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Output:<br />

ROV analogue and DIO<br />

digital signal<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroClip S<br />

HygroClip S1<br />

Standard probe<br />

with factory adjustment certificate<br />

High accuracy probe with<br />

SCS certificate<br />

HygroClip SC04 / SC05<br />

4 or 5 mm diameter cable mounted probes for humidity and temperature<br />

measurements in small spaces such as product and packaging testing,<br />

concrete, electronic test and climatic chambers. Cable length 2m<br />

Measurement range: -40…100 °C , 0…100 %rh<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1.5 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Output:<br />

ROV analogue and DIO digital signal<br />

Recommended<br />

application range: -40...40 °C: 0...99 %rh / 40...100 °C: 0...70 %rh<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroClip SC04<br />

HygroClip SC05<br />

Ø 4 x 2000 mm cable probe<br />

Ø 5 x 2000 mm cable probe<br />

HygroClip HK 25 / HK40<br />

High temperature probe for measurements in ducts, dryers,<br />

climatic chambers etc. Probe length 250 or 400 mm.<br />

Measurement range: HK25: -50…150 °C, 0…100 %rh<br />

HK40: -50…200 °C, 0...100 % rh<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1 %rh, ±0.3K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Output:<br />

ROV analogue and DIO digital signal<br />

Wire mesh filter: Included. Other filters must be ordered<br />

separately! See page 114.<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroClip HK 25 (250 mm probe, max. 150 °C, standard)<br />

HygroClip HK40 (400 mm probe, max. 200 °C, standard)<br />

HygroClip HK 25-B5 With Binder 5-pin connector<br />

HygroClip HK40-B5 With Binder 5-pin connector<br />

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HygroClip SP05<br />

Fast response 5 mm diameter insertion probe with laser cut air slots, suitable for use bulk<br />

goods such as corn, wheat and granules. Also suitable for measurements in concrete and<br />

brick. Not suitable for powders. Probe length 200 mm.<br />

Measurement range: -40…85 °C, 0…100 %rh,<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Output:<br />

ROV analogue and DIO digital signal<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroClip SP05<br />

HygroClip SP05-B5<br />

Standard probe<br />

with Binder 5-pin connector<br />

HygroClip Probes for HygroPalm<br />

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Robust 10 mm diameter tubular probe for measurements in bulk products<br />

such as powders and granules.<br />

Probe length 280 mm, 2m cable, steel sinter filter.<br />

Measurement range: -40…85 °C, 0…100 %rh<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Output:<br />

ROV analogue and DIO digital signal<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroClip HP28<br />

HygroClip HP28-B5<br />

Standard<br />

with Binder 5-pin connector<br />

HygroClip HS28 Sword Probe<br />

For measurements in paper stacks and rolls. Lightweight, yet<br />

robust aluminium blade for fast temperature and humidity equilibrium.<br />

Sword blade 280 x 18 x 4 mm,<br />

Measuring range:<br />

Accuracy:<br />

Output:<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroClip HS28<br />

HygroClip HS28-B5<br />

-40…85 °C, 0… 100 %rh<br />

±1 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

ROV analogue and DIO digital signal<br />

Standard<br />

with Binder 5-pin connector<br />

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HygroPalm 2-Set-HS28<br />

• HygroPalm 2 handheld instrument<br />

• HygroClip HS28 sword probe<br />

• Calibration device EGS, for sword probes<br />

• Humidity standard EA50-SCS<br />

(5 ampoules 50 %rh with SCS certificate)<br />

• Robust carrying case AC1117<br />

• Software HW3<br />

• Connection cable AC1622<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroPalm 2-Set-HS28<br />

Suitable for:<br />

Paper processing industry<br />

Cut sheet material<br />

GTS and GTS-Set<br />

The GTS is a classic ROTRONIC product which has stood the<br />

test of time. It was designed specifically for the measurement of<br />

humidity and temperature within stacks of paper, cardboard or any<br />

other cut sheet material. The robust design, in combination with<br />

updated electronics make the GTS the most popular instrument for<br />

paper and card applications.<br />

GTS – for paper and cardboard stacks<br />

Main features:<br />

• Display of relative humidity or temperature<br />

• Strong but lightweight aluminium sword for<br />

fast equilibrium<br />

• Simple one button operation<br />

• Auto power off function<br />

• Low battery indicator<br />

Order code:<br />

GTS<br />

Measurement set for cut sheet material includes:<br />

• GTS instrument<br />

• Robust carrying case AC1102<br />

• Calibration device EGS<br />

• Humidity standard EA50-SCS<br />

(5 ampoules 50 %rh with SCS certificate)<br />

• adjustment screw driver<br />

Order code:<br />

GTS-Set<br />

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S1 for paper stack measurement<br />

Another classic design which we retain thanks to continuing<br />

demand from our customers:<br />

• Sword probe for equilibrium relative humidity and temperature<br />

• Adjustable probe position<br />

• Large, clear display<br />

• Simple operation<br />

• Hold function<br />

• Auto power off<br />

• Battery status indicator<br />

• Battery or accumulator operation<br />

• Temperature display in °C or °F<br />

Order Code:<br />

S1<br />

AC1115<br />

Instruments for the Paper Industry<br />

Handheld instrument with integrated sword probe<br />

Carry case for the S1<br />

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measurement on paper webs<br />

Complementary to the handheld instruments for the paper industry,<br />

ROTRONIC also manufacture a unique on-line ERH measurement<br />

probe, which can be used either with a handheld instrument or with<br />

a transmitter.<br />

Key Features<br />

● On-line measurement of<br />

equilibrium humidity<br />

● Continuous operation<br />

● Temperature compensated<br />

● Combined %rh °C measurement<br />

● Compatible software for data logging<br />

Your Benefits<br />

➤ Enables on-line control of<br />

production process<br />

➤ Minimises further work for quality control<br />

➤ Accurate measurement at temperature variations<br />

➤ Both values available simultaneously<br />

➤ Independent data for analysis and reporting<br />

Detailed information for this probe may be found in the Transmitter section of this catalogue (see page 42)<br />

Docking Station for HygroPalm instruments<br />

PalmDock Docking Station<br />

• Benchtop docking station designed for use with all HygroPalm models with RS232*<br />

PC interface and power connection (with external power adaptor).<br />

• HygroPalm 1 does not feature an RS232 interface.<br />

Order Code:<br />

PD 1<br />

PD 2<br />

PalmDock-1<br />

PalmDock-2<br />

AC1207<br />

PalmDock without lock<br />

PalmDock with lock<br />

with HW3 Software* and data cable, without lock<br />

with HW3 Software, data cable, and lock<br />

Power adapter<br />

* Further information in the chapter HW3 Software<br />

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Measuring instruments often need to be transported to site, or from building to building. Handheld measurement sets package together<br />

the most commonly used standard equipment and accessories. Carry cases are also useful for storing instruments, and help to maintain<br />

long-term stability by protecting the units from mechanical damage or contamination when being transported or stored.<br />

HygroPalm 1-Set:<br />

• HygroPalm 1 handheld instrument<br />

• HygroClip S probe<br />

• Calibration device ER-15, suitable for HygroClip S<br />

• Humidity standards EA50-SCS<br />

(5 ampoules 50 %rh with SCS certificate)<br />

• Robust carrying case AC1116<br />

• Suitable for facilities managers, HVAC technicians, surveyors.<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroPalm 1-Set<br />

HygroPalm 3-Set-PC:<br />

• HygroPalm 3 handheld instrument<br />

• HygroClip S probe<br />

• Calibration device ER-15, fitting for HygroClip S<br />

• Humidity standard EA50-SCS<br />

(5 ampoules 50 %rh with SCS certificate)<br />

• Robust carrying case AC1116<br />

• Software HW3<br />

• Data cable AC1622<br />

• Suitable for: Users who want to record measured values<br />

and calibrate their probes using a PC<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroPalm 3-Set-PC<br />

Temperature adaptors for Pt100 probes<br />

Using these adapters, the HygroPalm can accept Pt100 probes<br />

either in probe input 1 using the TH100-DAT05, or via probe input<br />

2 (where fitted) using TH100-B5 (standard Binder connector) see<br />

page 93 for a range of compatible Pt100 probes.<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroClip TH100-DAT05 for HygroPalm 1, 2 and 3, probe input 1<br />

HygroClip TH100-B5 for HygroPalm 2 and 3, probe input 2<br />

Air velocity probe Mini Air6<br />

Mini Air 6 can be connected to the HygroPalm 3<br />

as well as to compatible data loggers and industrial transmitters<br />

Measuring range: 0.3 - 20 m/s<br />

Temperature range: -10…+80 °C<br />

Output signal: 0.03…2.0 V = 0…20 m/s<br />

Head-Size:<br />

Ø 22 x 28 mm<br />

Probe length 175 mm, cable length 5 m<br />

Order code:<br />

MiniAir6 Mini 20M-S<br />

Other air velocity probes are available on request.<br />

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Technical Data<br />

Technical Data Summary<br />

Features HygroPalm 0 / 1 HygroPalm 2 HygroPalm 3 S1 GTS<br />

Humidity sensor Hygromer ® HygroClip S probes with Hygromer ® ‚<br />

AC-1 Sensor (except HygroPalm 0: fixed probe,<br />

non-interchangeable)<br />

Temperature sensor<br />

Pt 100 1/3 DIN<br />

Hygromer ® AC-1<br />

Probe connections (combined %rh/ °C) 1 2 Integrated probe<br />

Signal input 1 digital 2 digital 2 digital or<br />

4 analogue ROV*<br />

Input for 3rd party probe No 0…2.5 V No<br />

Supply for 3rd party probe 9 V / 10 mA No<br />

RS232 Interface No Yes No<br />

No third party probe input<br />

Display 3-line alphanumeric LCD %rh 3 digit LCD 3-digit LCD<br />

°C. 3 ½ digit LCD ( %rh or °C)<br />

Display units % rh, °C, °F, calculated parameters Selectable % rh, °C, °F % rh, °C, °F<br />

Display in Aw No Yes No<br />

Resolution 0.1 %rh / 0.1 °C, calculated parameters 0.01<br />

Probe adjustment<br />

1 point %rh, °C By Keypad By Keypad or HW3 software By potentiometer<br />

4 point %rh, 2 point °C No By Keypad or HW3 software No<br />

3-point %rh, T min/T max N/A 35 / 80 / 10 % N/A<br />

2-point %rh, T min /T max N/A N/A 35 / 80 %<br />

Calculation & unit display<br />

Dew point and wet bulb temperature Yes No<br />

Full psychrometric calculation No Yes No<br />

Pressure compensation of Manually Dynamically<br />

calculated values No with software/ with probe input No<br />

constant<br />

and manual<br />

Formula Editor No Yes No<br />

Remote Transmitter Interface<br />

Transmitter adjustment No Yes No<br />

Adjustment against reference probe No Yes No<br />

Transmitter measurement display HygroPalm 1 only Yes No<br />

Transmitter status display No Yes No<br />

Specifications<br />

Operating ranges (electronics) 0…100 %rh, non condensing / -10...+60 °C<br />

0…100 %rh<br />

-10…50 °C<br />

Measuring ranges (probes) Probe dependent 0...100 % rh / -50…200 °C 5…99.9 % rh 5…99.9 %rh<br />

-25…75 °C -10…50 °C<br />

Accuracy at 23 °C** Accuracy of probe ±1.5 %rh / ±0.3 K(±2.5 90 %)<br />

Reproducibility<br />

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Long term recording of humidity and temperature measurements is essential in many production, storage, transportation, display and<br />

test applications. They provide valuable information on the levels and variation of humidity and temperature which can have a significant<br />

impact on people, materials and objects. Compliance with the regulatory requirements GxP, 21 CFR part ll, EV GMP) and the observation<br />

of established recommendations such as GAMP4 is considered essential, especially in the pharmaceutical and food industries.<br />

The HygroLog NT is ROTRONIC’s next generation datalogger. It has been newly developed to meet regulatory requirements, and to<br />

provide a range of features and functionality to satisfy even the most demanding needs. To complement this new product, a new<br />

software package has been developed to suit. It has functionality which is unique to modular data logger modules.<br />

The ROTRONIC range of data loggers and recorders are highly accurate and stable, but are easy to use and maintain. Configuration and<br />

programming can easily be performed by any operator, with user friendly software or integrated keypads. Data can be presented in a<br />

graphical or statistical format. A wide range of interchangeable probes means simple maintenance and application flexibility.<br />

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● Compact stand alone modules<br />

● Measurement display<br />

● Accuracy and long term stability<br />

● Interchangeable sensor modules<br />

● Wide range of probes<br />

● Robust IP65 housing with shock protection<br />

● Battery / rechargeable battery powered<br />

● Custom mounting hardware<br />

● Flash Card memory<br />

● User friendly software<br />

● Compliance with requirements for<br />

electronic records and signatures<br />

21CFR part ll, appendix 11<br />

Your benefits<br />

➤ Easy to install and flexible<br />

➤ Easy observation of current values and alarm indicators<br />

➤ Reliable data and reduced maintenance<br />

➤ Easy calibration and maintenance<br />

➤ One logger – many applications<br />

➤ Suitable for industrial use.<br />

➤ No installation costs and can be easily relocated<br />

➤ Professional installation<br />

➤ Practically unlimited recording time<br />

➤ Easy to learn and use<br />

➤ High quality assurance<br />

Section contents<br />

HygroLog NT – the new logger generation 16-23<br />

● Integrated or interchangeable probes<br />

● Integrated display (optional)<br />

● Alarm function<br />

● Easy-to-use by keypad or software<br />

● Compliance with requirements for electronic records and signatures 21CFR part ll, appendix 11<br />

● Interchangeable compact flash card memory for virtually limitless number of measurement values<br />

● Probe adjustable directly in logger<br />

● Docking stations for extended options<br />

● Networkable<br />

HygroLog and HygroLog-D data loggers for HygroClip probes 24<br />

● Interchangeable probes<br />

● Integrated display<br />

● Alarm function<br />

● Validated, easy-to-use software<br />

HygroClip probes for HygroLog data loggers 25-26<br />

● Wide range of options to suit any application<br />

● 0…100 %rh, -50…200 °C<br />

● 100% interchangeable without adjustment<br />

Accessories for data loggers 27<br />

● Installation hardware<br />

● Impact protection<br />

● Connecting cables<br />

● Power supplies<br />

Agent D data logger for humidity and temperature 30-31<br />

● 64,000 point memory<br />

● Multi channel temperature only version<br />

● EX- rated<br />

● External start feature for instruments without keypad<br />

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Controlled environments & cabinets<br />

Production areas<br />

Transportation<br />

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Humidity and temperature logger for digital HygroClip ® probes.<br />

The HygroLog NT-Series is a completely new range of advanced dataloggers, designed to meet and exceed today’s functional,<br />

performance and regulatory needs. Using flash-card memory, their logging capacity is virtually limitless, and the state-of-the-art digital<br />

electronics takes measurement performance to a higher standard. Data maybe stored in two different ways: In simple text mode or in<br />

protected mode, readable only by HW4. In text mode, 25,000 data records may be recorded per MB storage capacity of the flash card; in<br />

protected mode, 47,000 records per MB.<br />

Digital data communications guarantees best possible performance, 0 is always 0, and 1 is always 1, so accuracy of data transfer is<br />

absolute, and calibration can be maintained using digital probe interchangeability. Should you need to change the logger’s application,<br />

a range of alternative probe types can be connected without further need for calibration or loss of performance.<br />

The HygroLog NT loggers and HW4 software record all events such as configuration changes, battery replacement, operator intervention<br />

or change of the memory card. This meets the electronic record and signature requirements of compliance regulations such as FDA 21<br />

CFR Part 11, EC appendix 11 and the industry equivalents GxP.<br />

More information regarding software can be found in the Software section of the catalogue (pages 106 to 111)<br />

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Data logger with integrated humidity/temperature sensor.<br />

Features<br />

• Flash-card memory for virtually unlimited logging<br />

• Data retrieval by card reader, PDA or PC with HW4 or docking station<br />

• 16 MB flash card included, extendable up to 1 GB<br />

• Digital signal processing for maximum precision<br />

• Real time clock<br />

• Logging interval selectable from 5 s to 24 h<br />

• Operation with batteries or rechargeable batteries<br />

• Battery life > 1 year (depends on options and programming)<br />

• Selectable logging modes, such as start/stop, text and protected mode<br />

• Operating range: 0…100 %rh; -30 …70 °C; with display -10...60 °C<br />

• Accuracy: ±1 %rh / ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

• LED status indicator<br />

• Optional display and keypad for actual measurement values, status,<br />

operation, adjustment and to view of logged data<br />

Options connected via optional docking station:<br />

Additional features when used with optional docking stations: (see pages 22...23)<br />

• Power supply and battery charge by mains adaptor AC1211 via docking station<br />

• RS232, RS485, USB and Ethernet wireless interfaces for networking and data retrieval<br />

• Connection of up to 4 additional analogue or digital probes<br />

• Connection of up to 4 additional Pt100 probes<br />

• 2 digital inputs for the monitoring of doors etc.<br />

• 2 power-switching relays for simple control or alarm functions<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroLog NT1<br />

HygroLog NT1-D<br />

HygroData-NT-E<br />

HygroData-NT-P<br />

HygroData-NT-E-USB<br />

HygroData-NT-P-USB<br />

HW4-E<br />

HW4-P<br />

HW4-OPC<br />

HW4-VAL<br />

Basic model with integrated sensors, without display<br />

With full graphical display and keypad<br />

PC access set with standard software HW4-E, docking station<br />

DS-NT2, RS232 data cable<br />

PC-access-set with professional software HW4-P, docking station<br />

DS-NT2, RS232 data cable<br />

PC-access-set with standard software HW4-E, docking station<br />

DS-NT3, USB data cable<br />

PC-access-set with professional software HW4-P, docking station<br />

DS-NT3, USB data cable<br />

Standard software for programming and data management<br />

Professional software with additional validation functions<br />

HW4-P with OPC server functionality<br />

HW4-OPC with large validation documentation<br />

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PDA-compatible<br />

Flash Card enables<br />

rapid data transfer<br />

Battery charge function when in<br />

docking station<br />

Easy operation<br />

with keypad<br />

Shockproof IP 65 housing<br />

USB / Bluetooth interface (optional)<br />

Audit trail – protected, Excel<br />

compatible data, suitable for<br />

pharmaceutical and chemical<br />

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HygroLog NT<br />

Data logger for single interchangeable humidity/temperature probe<br />

Features:<br />

• Flash-card memory for virtually unlimited logging<br />

• Data retrieval by card reader, PDA or PC with HW4 and docking station<br />

• 16 MB flash card included, extendable up to 1 GB<br />

• Digital signal processing for maximum precision<br />

• Real time clock<br />

• Logging interval selectable from 5 s to 24 h<br />

• Operation with batteries or rechargeable batteries (recommended)<br />

• Battery life >1 year (depends on rechargeable, options and programming)<br />

• Selectable logging modes, such as start/stop, text and protected mode<br />

• Operating range: 0...100 %rh; -30 ...70 °C; with display -10...60 °C<br />

• Measuring range: probe dependent, max. -50...200 °C<br />

• Accuracy: probe dependent<br />

• Probe adjustable in logger<br />

• LED status indicator<br />

• Optional display and keypad for actual measurement values, status, operation,<br />

adjustment and for viewing logged data<br />

• Remote display of measurement values by a second HygroLog NT for loggers without<br />

display<br />

• Audible alarm (beeper)<br />

HygroLog NT2-CL and NT2-D-CL are shipped with an integrated HygroClip S probe.<br />

For all other types probes must be ordered separately (see pages 25-26).<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroLog NT2<br />

HygroLog NT2-CL<br />

HygroLog NT2-D<br />

HygroLog NT2-D-CL<br />

Hygrodata-NT-E<br />

Hygrodata-NT-P<br />

Hygrodata-NT-E-USB<br />

Hygrodata-NT-P-USB<br />

MOK-xx-B5*<br />

MOK-xx-DAT05*<br />

MOK-DS-ETH<br />

HW4-E<br />

HW4-P<br />

HW4-OPC<br />

HW4-VAL<br />

Logger for interchangeable probe, without display and probe<br />

Logger including 1 interchangeable HygroClip S probe, no display<br />

Logger for interchangeable probe with full graphic display and<br />

keypad<br />

Logger including 1 interchangeable HygroClip S probe, full graphic<br />

display and keypad<br />

PC-access-set with standard software HW4-E, docking station<br />

DS-NT2, RS232 data cable<br />

PC-access-set with professional software HW4-P, docking station<br />

DS-NT2, RS232 data cable<br />

PC access set with standard software HW4-E, docking station<br />

DS-NT3, USB data cable<br />

PC-access-set with professional software HW4-P, docking station<br />

DS-NT3, USB data cable<br />

Adaptor cable for HygroClip probes with B5 connector<br />

Adaptor cable for HygroClip probes with DAT05 connector<br />

*xx= length in m. Available lengths: 1 m, 2 m, 5 m<br />

Probe adaptor cable for Ethernet docking stations<br />

Standard software for programming and data management<br />

Professional software with additional validation functions<br />

HW4-P with OPC server functionality<br />

HW4-OPC with large validation documentation<br />

Options<br />

Additional features for HygroLog NT2 when used with optional docking stations:<br />

see pages 22-23<br />

• Networkable via Ethernet /RS485 in master/slave mode<br />

• RS232, USB and RS485 interface<br />

• Connection of up to 4 additional analogue or digital probes<br />

• Connection of up to 4 additional Pt100 probes<br />

• 2 digital inputs for the monitoring of doors etc.<br />

• 2 power-switching relays for simple control functions<br />

• Supply by mains adaptor AC1211 via docking station<br />

• Power supply to slaves via the RS485 network cable is possible<br />

Note: The Ethernet docking stations tend to self-heat due to the power consumption<br />

of the Ethernet module. You may wish to use the adaptor cable MOK-DS-ETH for probe 1,<br />

in order to separate the probe and module and prevent measurement errors.<br />

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Data logger for up to 3 interchangeable humidity/temperature probes.<br />

1 internal probe (interchangeable), 2 additional probes may be connected using an adaptor<br />

cable MOK-xx-B5.<br />

Features:<br />

• Flash-card memory for virtually unlimited logging<br />

• Data retrieval by card reader, PDA or PC with HW4 and docking station<br />

• 16 MB flash-card included, extendable up to 1 GB<br />

• Digital signal processing for maximum precision<br />

• Real time clock<br />

• Logging interval selectable from 5 s to 24 h<br />

• Operation with batteries or rechargeable batteries (recommended)<br />

• Selectable logging modes, such as start/stop, text and protected mode<br />

• Operating range: 0...100 %rh; -30 ...70 °C; with display -10...60 °C<br />

• Measuring range: probe dependent, max. -50...200 °C<br />

• Accuracy: probe dependent<br />

• Probe adjustable in logger<br />

• LED status indicator<br />

• Optional display and keypad for actual measurement values, status,<br />

operation, adjustment and for viewing logged data<br />

• Remote display of measurement values by a second HygroLog NT for<br />

loggers without display<br />

• Audible alarm (beeper)<br />

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For all other types probes must be ordered separately (see pages 25-26).<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroLog NT3<br />

HygroLog NT3-CL<br />

HygroLog NT3-D<br />

HygroLog NT3-D-BT<br />

HygroLog NT3-D-CL<br />

Hygrodata-NT-E<br />

Hygrodata-NT-P<br />

Hygrodata-NT-E-USB<br />

Hygrodata-NT-P-USB<br />

MOK-xx-B5*<br />

MOK-xx-DAT05*<br />

MOK-DS-ETH<br />

HW4-E<br />

HW4-P<br />

HW4-OPC<br />

HW4-VAL<br />

Logger for interchangeable probe, without display and probe<br />

Logger including 1 interchangeable HygroClip S probe, no display<br />

Logger for interchangeable probe with full graphic display and keypad<br />

Logger for interchangeable probe with full graphic display / keypad<br />

and Bluetooth interface<br />

Logger including 1 interchangeable HygroClip S probe, full graphic<br />

display and keypad<br />

PC-access-set with standard software HW4-E, docking station<br />

DS-NT2, RS232 data cable<br />

PC-access-set with professional software HW4-P, docking station<br />

DS-NT2, RS232 data cable<br />

PC-access-set with standard software HW4-E, docking station<br />

DS-NT3, USB data cable<br />

PC-access-set with professional software HW4-P, docking station<br />

DS-NT3, USB data cable<br />

Adaptor cable for HygroClip probes with B5 connector<br />

Adaptor cable for HygroClip probes with DAT05 connector<br />

*xx= length in m. Available lengths: 1 m, 2 m, 5 m<br />

Probe adaptor cable for Ethernet docking stations<br />

Standard software for programming and data management<br />

Professional software with additional validation functions<br />

HW4-P with OPC server functionality<br />

HW4-OPC with large validation documentation<br />

Options<br />

Additional features for HygroLog NT3 when used with optional docking stations: (see pages 22-23)<br />

• Networkable via Ethernet /RS485 in master/slave mode<br />

• RS232, USB and RS485 interface<br />

• Connection of up to 4 additional analogue or digital probes<br />

• Connection of up to 4 additional Pt100 probes<br />

• 2 digital inputs for monitoring of doors etc.<br />

• 2 power-switching relays for simple control functions<br />

• Supply by mains adaptor AC1211 via docking station<br />

• Supply by RS485 network cable possible<br />

Note:<br />

The Ethernet docking stations tend to self-heat due to the power consumption of the Ethernet modules.<br />

You may wish to use the adaptor cable MOK-DS-ETH for probe 1, in order to separate probe and module and<br />

prevent measurement errors.<br />

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The docking stations for the HygroLog NT-series serve various purposes:<br />

Depending on the model, a docking station may be a simple bracket for wall mounting, a power supply module, an interface module<br />

for Ethernet, RS485, USB, RS232, Wireless LAN or an expansion module to add further probes. With the exception of DS-NT0, all docking<br />

stations feature a connector for an external power supply using AC1211 mains adaptor (order separately).<br />

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Wall mount bracket, no electronics<br />

DS-NT1<br />

Wall mount bracket,<br />

connector for external supply<br />

DS-NT2<br />

Connector for external supply,<br />

RS232 & RS485 interface<br />

DS-NT3<br />

Connector for external supply<br />

USB & RS485 interface<br />

DS-NT4<br />

Connector for external supply<br />

Ethernet TCP/IP RJ45 & RS485 interface<br />

2 digital inputs<br />

DS-NT4-WL<br />

Connector for external supply<br />

Wireless LAN TCP/IP & RS485 interface<br />

2 digital inputs<br />

DS-U1<br />

Connector for external<br />

supply, RS232 & RS485 interface<br />

4 digital or analogue probe inputs<br />

configured for 0...2.5 VDC<br />

2 digital inputs<br />

DS-U2<br />

Connector for external<br />

supply, USB & RS485 interface<br />

4 digital or analogue probe inputs<br />

configured for 0...2.5 VDC<br />

2 digital inputs<br />

DS-U4<br />

Connector for external supply<br />

Ethernet TCP/IP RJ45 & RS485 interface<br />

4 digital or analogue probe inputs<br />

configured for 0...2.5 VDC<br />

2 digital inputs<br />

DS-U4-WL<br />

Connector for external supply,<br />

Wireless LAN TCP/IP & RS485 interface<br />

2 digital or analogue probe inputs<br />

configured for 0...2.5 VDC<br />

2 digital inputs<br />

DS-U4-4-20<br />

Connector for external supply<br />

Ethernet TCP/IP RJ45 & RS485 interface<br />

4 digital or analogue probe inputs<br />

configured for 0(4)...20 mA current signals<br />

2 digital inputs<br />

DS-PT2<br />

Connector for external supply,<br />

USB & RS485 interface<br />

4 Pt100 probe inputs<br />

2 digital inputs<br />

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Ethernet TCP/IP RJ45 & RS485 interface<br />

2 Pt100 probe inputs<br />

2 digital inputs<br />

DS-PT4-WL<br />

Connector for external supply<br />

Wireless LAN TCP/IP & RS485 interface<br />

2 Pt100 probe inputs<br />

2 digital inputs<br />

DS-R1<br />

Connector for external supply<br />

USB &RS485 interface<br />

2 digital inputs<br />

2 relay outputs<br />

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All docking stations, with a logger attached, can be mounted onto a wall; or used on a bench when combined with NT-Desk.<br />

Further accessories for HygroLog NT:<br />

Order code:<br />

Digidisp NT<br />

Hygrodata-NT-E<br />

Hygrodata-NT-P<br />

Hygrodata-NT-E-USB<br />

Hygrodata-NT-P-USB<br />

MOK-xx-DAT05*<br />

MOK-xx-B5*<br />

MOK-DS-ETH<br />

HW4-E<br />

HW4-P<br />

HW4-OPC<br />

HW4-VAL<br />

NT-Desk<br />

AC1211<br />

Digital display/keypad for retrofitting<br />

PC-access-set with standard software HW4-E,<br />

docking station DS-NT2, RS232 data cable<br />

PC-access-set with professional software HW4-P,<br />

docking station DS-NT2, RS232 data cable<br />

PC-access-set with standard software HW4-E,<br />

docking station DS-NT3, USB data cable<br />

PC-access-set with professional software HW4-P,<br />

docking station DS-NT3, USB data cable<br />

Probe adaptor cable for HygroClip probes with DAT05 connector<br />

Adaptor cable for HygroClip probes with B5 connector<br />

*xx= length in m. Available lengths: 1 m, 2 m, 5 m<br />

Adaptor cable for Ethernet docking stations<br />

Standard software for programming and data management<br />

Professional software with additional validation functions<br />

HW4-P with OPC server functionality<br />

HW4-OPC with large validation documentation<br />

Desktop stand for HygroLog NT when combined<br />

with a docking station<br />

Mains adaptor for docking stations (European)<br />

12 VDC /200 mA, with adaptors for USA & UK<br />

AC-NT16MB Flash Card 16 MB, industry type -40...85 °C<br />

AC-NT32MB Flash Card 32 MB, industry type -40...85 °C<br />

AC-NT64MB Flash Card 64 MB, industry type -40...85 °C<br />

15.08.6238 Flash Card Reader incl. USB cable and driver<br />

11.01.6218 RS232 data cable 1.8 m Docking Station < > PC<br />

11.02.8818 Standard USB cable type A-B, 1.8 m<br />

AC1614-02<br />

RS485 cable for HygroLog NT, used for cabling<br />

via terminal box<br />

21.15.0601 Patch cable cat. 5e UTP, crossover<br />

ET-409<br />

4-pin Binder connector for RS485 network<br />

AC-NT-REM<br />

Remote cable for loggers without display<br />

21.15.0832 RJ45 patch cable for TCP/IP, Cat. 6 S/FTP, 2 m grey<br />

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Humidity and Temperature logger for digital HygroClip ® probes.<br />

The HygroLog data logger uses the HygroClip range of digital probes for long term recording of humidity and temperature conditions.<br />

By using the digital signal output from the HygroClip probes, measurement precision is optimised with no signal loss over extended<br />

cable lengths and no external interference can influence measured values. Calibration data is maintained within the probe, which means<br />

there is no need to calibrate the whole system, and probes can be interchanged in seconds. In conjunction with the HW3 software, the<br />

HygroLog can be supplied with full validation documentation.<br />

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Self contained data logger for HygroClip ® digital probes<br />

Key features:<br />

• Stores up to 2 x 5000 values for humidity and temperature<br />

• Digital signal processing for maximum accuracy<br />

• Logging interval from 15 seconds to 2 hours<br />

• Standard alkaline batteries used<br />

• Operating modes selectable: start/stop or loop mode<br />

• Operating range logger: 0…100 %rh; -30 …70 °C<br />

(Battery dependent; with alkaline batteries -10…50 °C)<br />

• Measuring range probes: -50…200 °C, probe dependent<br />

• Backup battery for data protection on Pcb<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroLog<br />

(probe must be ordered separately)<br />

HygroLog-D<br />

Humidity and temperature data logger with LCD display for<br />

HygroClip ® digital probes<br />

Key features:<br />

• Stores up to 2 x 5000 values for humidity and temperature<br />

• Digital signal processing for maximum accuracy<br />

• Logging interval from 15 seconds to 2 hours<br />

• Standard alkaline batteries used<br />

• Operating modes selectable: Start/stop or loop mode<br />

• Operating range Logger: 0…100 %rh; -10 …50 °C<br />

• Operating range probes: -50…200 °C (probe dependent)<br />

• Visual alarm indicators on LCD for temperature and humidity<br />

• Battery status display<br />

• Status display saving / busy<br />

• Backup battery for data protection on Pcb<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroLog-D<br />

(probes must be ordered separately)<br />

Software HW3 and Data Cable<br />

The validated HW3 software is used for logger programming as<br />

well as to retrieve data. Data may be displayed in a table or graph<br />

form. A language editor allows the user to translate the text into<br />

his own language. Psychrometric calculations such as dew point<br />

may also be performed within the software, and the option to<br />

show these values graphically is also included. Calculations may<br />

be executed by using a pressure constant or, depending on the<br />

instruments connected, dynamically with a pressure probe. As the<br />

software can also be used with the full ROTRONIC product range,<br />

it offers a variety of other features, such as sending e-mails in case<br />

of alarms, data archiving, etc. Of course, measurement data can<br />

also be exported to MS Office applications. For extended description<br />

see the software section of this catalogue.<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroData HL<br />

For HygroLog and HygroLog-D<br />

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HygroClip Probes for HygroLog Data loggers<br />

A range of probes for different applications are available for the HygroLog Data loggers. All probes are based on digital HygroClip<br />

technology, and can be interchanged within seconds without need for recalibration. With special adaptor cables, even probes designed<br />

for Industrial transmitters may be used.<br />

HygroClip S/S1<br />

Standard probe for humidity and temperature. A wire mesh filter provides sensor<br />

protection against dust and high air velocity. Dimensions Ø15 x 100 mm. IP rating: IP65<br />

Measurement range: -40…85 °C, 0…100 %rh<br />

Accuracy: Standard: ±1 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

S1: ±0.6 %rh, ±0.2 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Output:<br />

ROV analogue and DIO<br />

digital signal<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroClip S<br />

HygroClip S1<br />

Standard probe<br />

with factory adjustment certificate<br />

High accuracy probe with SCS certificate<br />

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4 or 5 mm diameter cable mounted probes for humidity and temperature<br />

measurements in small spaces such as product and packaging testing,<br />

concrete, electronic test and climatic chambers. Cable length 2 m.<br />

Measurement range: -40…100 °C , 0…100 %rh<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1.5 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 °C)<br />

Output:<br />

ROV analogue and DIO digital signal<br />

Recommended<br />

application range: -40...40 °C: 0...99 %rh / 40...100 °C: 0...70 %rh<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroClip SC04<br />

HygroClip SC05<br />

Ø 4 x 2000 mm cable probe<br />

Ø 5 x 2000 mm cable probe<br />

HygroClip HK 25 / HK40<br />

High temperature probe for measurements in ducts, dryers,<br />

climatic chambers etc. Probe length 250 or 400 mm.<br />

Measurement range: HK25: -50…150 °C, 0…100 %rh<br />

HK40: -50…200 °C, 0...100 % rh<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1 %rh, ±0.3K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Output:<br />

ROV analogue and DIO digital signal<br />

Wire mesh filter: Included. Other filters must be ordered<br />

separately! See page 114.<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroClip HK 25 (250 mm probe, max. 150 °C, standard)<br />

HygroClip HK40 (400 mm probe, max. 200 °C, standard)<br />

HygroClip HK 25-B5 With Binder 5-pin connector<br />

HygroClip HK40-B5 With Binder 5-pin connector<br />

Adaptor cable MOK-02-B5<br />

Adaptor cable for probe inputs with Binder 5-pin connector<br />

(screw-in type for NT2, NT3 and docking stations)<br />

Order code:<br />

MOK-02-B5<br />

2 m cable length<br />

Calibration devices and humidity standards see page 114/117<br />

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HygroClip probes for HygroLog data loggers<br />

HygroClip SP05<br />

Fast response 5 mm diameter insertion probe with laser cut air slots, suitable for use in<br />

bulk goods such as corn, wheat and granules. Also suitable for measurements in concrete<br />

and brick. Not suitable for powders. Probe length 200 mm.<br />

Measurement range: -40…85 °C, 0…100 %rh,<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Output:<br />

ROV analogue and DIO digital signal<br />

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HygroClip SP05-B5<br />

Standard probe<br />

With Binder 5-pin connector<br />

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HygroClip HP28<br />

Robust 10 mm diameter tubular probe for measurements in bulk products<br />

such as powders and granules.<br />

Probe length 280 mm, 2m cable, steel sinter filter.<br />

Measurement range: -40…85 °C, 0…100 %rh<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Output:<br />

ROV analogue and DIO digital signal<br />

Order Code:<br />

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HygroClip HP28-B5<br />

Standard<br />

With Binder 5-pin connector<br />

HygroClip HS28 Sword Probe<br />

For measurements in paper stacks & rolls. Lightweight, yet robust<br />

aluminium blade for fast temperature and humidity equilibrium.<br />

Sword blade 280 x 18 x 4 mm,<br />

Measuring range:<br />

Accuracy:<br />

Output:<br />

Order Code:<br />

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HygroClip HS28-B5<br />

-40…85 °C, 0… 100 %rh<br />

±1 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

ROV analogue and DIO digital signal<br />

Standard<br />

with Binder 5-pin connector<br />

Adaptor cable MOK-02-B5<br />

Adaptor cable for probe inputs with Binder 5-pin connector<br />

(screw-in type for NT2, NT3 and docking stations)<br />

Order code:<br />

MOK-02-B5<br />

2 m cable length<br />

Calibration devices and humidity standards see page 114/117<br />

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Wall mounting bracket with integrated power supply connector, suitable for AC1207<br />

adaptor. The use of the external power supply extends battery life of the logger. However,<br />

it is not possible to operate the logger with rechargeable batteries.<br />

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The anti theft device may be combined with the wall mounting brackets Hygrolog IPH<br />

and IPH-2. HygroLog IPH is fixed on a flat surface together with the securing plate by two<br />

screws. A steel rod with a padlock secures the logger in place. (Delivered without padlock)<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroLog IPH With connection for power supply<br />

HygroLog IPH-2 Without connection for power supply<br />

AC1207<br />

AC adaptor<br />

AC1005 Anti theft device for HygroLog and HygroLog D,<br />

to be combined with HygroLog IPH and IPH-2<br />

HygroLog-SP Impact protection for HygroLog / HygroLog D<br />

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Extension Cables and Adaptors<br />

For applications in high temperatures or in ducts, etc. where the logger<br />

housing may not be directly placed (e.g. high temperatures). Available in 2 lengths:<br />

Order code:<br />

MOK-01-DAT05<br />

MOK-02-DAT05<br />

1 m<br />

2 m<br />

USB Adaptor for HygroLog<br />

The current generation of PCs often do not feature serial ports any more. In such case, the<br />

RS232 to USB adaptor may be used for the connection.<br />

Set includes: Adaptor cable and CD ROM with driver<br />

Order code:<br />

12.02.1086 RS232 to USB Adaptor<br />

Adaptor cables for HygroClip industrial probes<br />

With these adaptor cables Industrial HygroClip probes may be connected to the HygroLog,<br />

HygroLog D and HygroLog NT loggers.<br />

Order code:<br />

T7-03-DAT05<br />

T7-03-B5<br />

3 m adapter cable for HygroLog D<br />

3 m adapter cable for HygroLog NT<br />

Software for HygroLog and HygroLog D<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroData HL<br />

Software and data cable for HygroLog / HygroLog-D<br />

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Technical Data<br />

HygroLog / HygroLog NT-Series<br />

Feature HygroLog NT1 HygroLog NT2 HygroLog NT3 HygroLog HygroLog D<br />

Humidity/temperature sensor Integrated probe ROTRONIC HygroClip series<br />

Operating range electronics<br />

Humidity<br />

0…100 %rh<br />

Temperature -30...70 °C, with display -10...60 °C -30...70 °C -10...50 °C<br />

Operating range<br />

Alkaline batteries -10...+50 °C (factory assembly) -10...+50 °C<br />

Lithium batteries -30...+70 °C<br />

Measuring range probe dependent, from -50…200 °C<br />

Accuracy at 23 °C<br />

probe dependent<br />

Optional output signal Logger none Bluetooth none none<br />

Standard output signals<br />

via docking station<br />

RS232, RS485, USB , TCP/IP RS232 RS232<br />

Power supply (recommended) 9 V battery ≥500 mAh 3 x 1.5 V AA -AM3-LR6<br />

Mains adaptor Possible with docking station With wall mounting bracket<br />

Battery life with<br />

1 HygroClip probe,<br />

15 min. memory interval<br />

> 1 year Approx. 1 year Approx. 1 / 2 year<br />

no display<br />

Display LCD full graphic display (option) No LCD,<br />

alphanumerical<br />

Event logging All operator actions, alarms, programming N/A<br />

Menu Operator guidance, simple programming, retrieval N/A<br />

Adjustment No Possible with probe in logger N/A<br />

Remote function<br />

Display of measurement values on a second<br />

HygroLog NT for devices without display<br />

N/A<br />

Docking station Various options, see page 22-23 Wall mounting bracket with supply<br />

Usable probes N/A HygroClip probes Pt100 probes HygroClip probes<br />

(with docking station)<br />

Sensor protection Integrated Wire mesh filter<br />

Housing material<br />

ABS<br />

Protection rating<br />

IP65<br />

Memory media Flash Card 16 MB included. Possible up to 1 GB EEPROM<br />

Memory capacity<br />

400,000 measurement values in text mode<br />

with 16 MB Flash Card 752,000 measurement values in protected mode 10000 values<br />

Log interval Selectable from 5 s to 24 h 15 s...120 min<br />

Memory modes Start/Stop, text mode, protected mode Start/Stop or loop mode<br />

Alarm indicators Optical indicator (LED, red /green), beeper no Visual indication<br />

Dimensions logger 155 x 106 x 37 mm 140 x 85 x 25 mm<br />

Theft protection Integrated in docking station Option (184 x 90 x 25 mm)<br />

Dimensions of docking station 110 x 70 x 37 mm 178 x 90 x 33 mm<br />

Weight-logger Approx. 300 g ca. 200 g<br />

Docking station/Wall holder<br />

Approx. 175 g<br />

HygroLog IPH: 140 g<br />

HygroLog IPH-2: 100 g<br />

NT-Desk stand<br />

Approx. 350 g<br />

System requirements<br />

(The indicated values are minimal values. The program may be installed and will run.<br />

For work with optimal speed, we recommend the use of more powerful PCs.<br />

Processor Pentium 2 with processor speed of min. 450 MHz Pentium 90 MHz or better<br />

RAM min. 128 MB min. 64 MB<br />

Hard disk capacity Min. 50 MB free Min. 20 MB free<br />

Monitor<br />

VGA or SVGA<br />

Operating systems<br />

Windows 98, XP, NT4, with service pack 6a or higher<br />

Windows 2000-family with service pack 2 or higher Windows 95/98/2000/NT/XP<br />

Windows Server 2003 or higher<br />

Software for programming<br />

and analysis<br />

ROTRONIC HW4<br />

ROTRONIC HW3<br />

Computerized System<br />

Compliant with requirements regarding electronic records and signatures<br />

Validation/Compliance (21 CFR Part 11, EC Appendix 11)<br />

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Dimensional diagrams and schematics<br />

HygroLog / HygroLog D<br />

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Pin assignment of HygroLog NT and docking stations<br />

(all seen from solder side of connectors)<br />

Inputs 1, 2 and 3 (HygroLog NT2, NT3) Connector ET-413<br />

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2: Supply (DC+)<br />

3: GND<br />

4: DIO Signal<br />

5: not used<br />

Remote connector (HygroLog NT2 / NT3) Connector ET-411<br />

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1: RX<br />

2: TX<br />

3: GND<br />

Inputs 4 to 7 (docking stations with<br />

HygroClip or analogue signal input:<br />

DS-U-1, DS-U-2 and DS-U-4) Connector ET-413<br />

Relay outputs (docking station) Connector ET-409<br />

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2: Supply (DC+)<br />

3: GND / Analogue signal (-)<br />

4: DIO Signal<br />

5: Analogue signal (+)<br />

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1: N.C. contact (Relay de-energized)<br />

2: Common<br />

3: N.O. contact (Relay energized)<br />

4: not used<br />

Inputs 4 to 7 (docking stations with Pt100 inputs: DS-PT-2 and DS-PT-4) Connector ET-409<br />

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1: Supply (DC+)<br />

2: Measurement line (+)<br />

3: Measurement line (-)<br />

4: Supply (DC-)<br />

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4-wire Pt100<br />

RS-485 connector (docking station) Connector ET-409<br />

Logical inputs (docking station) Connector ET-409<br />

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1: 485 (-)<br />

2: 485 (+)<br />

3: GND (see notes)<br />

4: DC + (see notes)<br />

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1: + 3.5 VDC<br />

2: Input 1<br />

3: Input 2<br />

4: GND<br />

Note: use pins 3 and 4 to apply power to multi-drop RS485 networks with a single 12 VDC power supply with adequate mA rating. Pin 4 and<br />

the 12VDC power jack of the docking station are not connected. We recommend the use of electrical junction boxes at each connection point<br />

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The Agent-D series is a versatile family of dataloggers with integrated LC display for the measurement of humidity and temperature with<br />

both integrated and cable mounted sensors. Measurement ranges and logging interval can be configured with easy-to-use Windows software,<br />

or via the integrated keypad. A special version is available for hazardous areas (Zone 1).<br />

All versions feature a 64000 point memory, user replaceable batteries and the operating range of the logger is -35…55 °C / 0…100 %rh.<br />

Measurement range depends on the probe configuration (see Probes for Agent-D-NT & PT Series). When an extension cable is used, the<br />

maximum temperature is 70 °C.<br />

Agent-D-HT2<br />

2-channel humidity and temperature logger<br />

• Integrated probe for temperature / humidity Agent-D-Clip-S<br />

• Optional remote probe for humidity and temperature<br />

• Measuring range with:<br />

– integrated probe: -35…55 °C / 0…100 %rh<br />

– remote probe: -35…70 °C / 0…100 %rh<br />

• Single digital input for monitoring doors etc (switch status)<br />

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Agent-D-HT2<br />

Agent-D-HT2-EX<br />

Agent-D-Clip S<br />

includes probe Agent-D-Clip-S<br />

(for EX-zone 1) includes probe Agent-D-Clip-S<br />

Humidity/Temperature probe<br />

Remote cable for Agent-D-HT2<br />

Remote cables for 1 or 2 Agent-D-Clip probes for D-sub connectors<br />

Lengths: 2 or 5 m<br />

Order code:<br />

Agent-D-D12<br />

Agent-D-D22<br />

Agent-D-D15<br />

Agent-D-D25<br />

2 m / 1 probe<br />

2 m / 2 probes<br />

5 m / 1 probe<br />

5 m / 2 probes<br />

Agent-D-NT3<br />

3-channel temperature logger for NTC probes<br />

• 1 integrated NTC temperature sensor<br />

• 2 external NTC probes connected by D-sub-15 plug (Option)<br />

• Measuring range: -50…140 °C<br />

Order code:<br />

Agent-D-NT3<br />

Agent-D-NT3-EX (for EX-Zone 1)<br />

Universal NTC probe<br />

Probes for Agent-D-NT series<br />

Universal NTC probe:<br />

-50...140 °C, 2 m cable, T max. cable: 140 °C<br />

Miniature NTC bead probe<br />

Order code:<br />

AC3010-ND1<br />

AC3010-ND2<br />

1 probe on D-sub connector<br />

2 probes on D-sub connector<br />

Miniature NTC bead probe<br />

-50...140 °C, 2 m cable, T max. cable: 140 °C<br />

NTC surface probe<br />

Order code:<br />

AC3055-ND1<br />

AC3055-ND2<br />

1 probe on D-sub connector<br />

2 probes on D-sub connector<br />

NTC surface probe<br />

-50...140 °C, 2 m cable, T max. cable: 140 °C<br />

Order code:<br />

AC3041-ND1<br />

1 probe on D-sub connector<br />

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Accessories for Agent-D-Series:<br />

Agent-D-Series Accessories and Technical Data<br />

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Agent-D-SW<br />

Agent-D-UP<br />

Agent-D-IPH<br />

Agent-D-IPH-L<br />

Agent-D-AL<br />

Agent-D-Bat<br />

Agent-D-Data<br />

Application software multilingual<br />

Software Update<br />

Wall mounting bracket<br />

Wall mounting bracket lockable<br />

Connector with screw terminals<br />

Lithium battery for Agent-D<br />

Data cable<br />

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Features Agent-D-HT2 Agent-D-NT3<br />

Humidity sensor Hygromer ® AC-1 None<br />

Temperature sensor NTC NTC<br />

Sensor protection<br />

Wire mesh filter<br />

Specifications<br />

Operating range (electronics) 0...100 %rh / -35...55 °C<br />

Measurement range<br />

0…100 %rh, -50…140 °C;<br />

probe dependent<br />

-200…550 °C<br />

Accuracy at 23 °C ±5 °C ±1.5 %rh / 0.3K ±0.3 K<br />

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Introduction<br />

ROTRONIC humidity and temperature transmitters are world renowned for their excellent precision, long term stability and reliability.<br />

Today our transmitter range offers an unrivalled range of innovative features to complement the core ROTRONIC abilities of measurement<br />

accuracy, reliability and long term stability.<br />

Transmitters are measuring instruments for fixed installation with an electronic signal output; primarily used for process monitoring and<br />

control. In climate control applications, ROTRONIC transmitters are used to optimise energy use and create a comfortable environment.<br />

Key features are accuracy, long term stability, simple installation, and easy maintenance; they will easily outperform low cost products<br />

typically used in commercial BMS/HVAC systems.<br />

Typical applications include building management systems, office buildings, warehouses, clean rooms, hospitals, computer rooms, and<br />

telecommunications centres. ROTRONIC industrial transmitters are robust, high quality products designed specifically for demanding<br />

commercial and industrial applications. They tolerate exposure to wide temperature variations, condensation and high levels of chemical<br />

pollution thanks to the unique properties of the Hygromer® humidity sensor, which ensures excellent long term stability in even the most<br />

demanding applications. High precision over a wide operating range (-50…200 °C) is achieved with dynamic temperature compensation<br />

The new generation of HygroClip industrial transmitters is based on the latest digital flash technology so probes can be interchanged<br />

with no effect on system accuracy. The modular probe concept means on-site calibration and maintenance is virtually eliminated.<br />

State of the art features also include calculation of a wide range of humidity parameters such as dewpoint & absolute humidity, user<br />

programmable scaling of output signals and networkable digital communications. Typical applications include process monitoring<br />

and optimisation, test cells, drying processes up to 200 °C, climatic chambers, and high value product environments such as the<br />

pharmaceutical and semiconductor industries.<br />

Key features<br />

● Excellent long term stability


Transmitter Applications<br />

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Power generation, whether nuclear<br />

or fossil fuelled, requires carefully<br />

controlled environments for best<br />

performance and reliability.<br />

High Temperature<br />

HygroFlex offers the highest direct<br />

humidity measurement currently<br />

available.<br />

Intrinsically safe<br />

In combination with the<br />

HygroClip EX, the HygroFlex can<br />

be used to measure humidity and<br />

temperature in the most hazardous<br />

areas and is ATEX and FM approved.<br />

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Monitoring and control of any<br />

industrial drying process can have<br />

significant benefits in terms of<br />

product quality, energy use and<br />

productivity.<br />

Hazardous storage areas<br />

Explosive materials such as<br />

weapons or chemicals also need<br />

to be kept at the correct humidity<br />

and temperature conditions.<br />

Ceramics Industry<br />

The measurement and<br />

control of the drying<br />

processes in the<br />

ceramics industry.<br />

Environmental Test<br />

Every product from mobile telephones<br />

to a car is today subjected to thorough<br />

climatic testing to establish and maintain<br />

reliability. Humidity and temperature<br />

conditions are a critical part of this<br />

process.<br />

Paper Industry<br />

Monitoring and control<br />

of the drying process.<br />

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HygroFlex<br />

HygroFlex is a new generation of industrial humidity and temperature transmitters based on the very latest digital technology.<br />

Digital signal processing significantly benefits measurement performance in five key areas:<br />

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compensation of error components such as linearity and temperature coefficients.<br />

ROTRONIC sensors have always been regarded as amongst the most precise and stable<br />

in the world; with this new technology, small errors become even smaller!<br />

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Digital signal communication allows components to be ‘hot swapped’ without loss of<br />

measurement precision – calibration and sensor data are retained permanently within<br />

each digital HygroClip probe. HygroClip probes can be ‘hot swapped’ in seconds,<br />

significantly reducing the maintenance and downtime costs associated with the removal<br />

of instruments to laboratories or workshops for difficult, time consuming calibration and<br />

repair. HygroFlex can also be field calibrated and adjusted directly using the HygroPalm 3<br />

calibrator.<br />

3. Precision and Stability:<br />

Digital circuits are inherently more stable than analogue, and are less affected<br />

by temperature changes.<br />

Calibration adjustment is made purely by software, meaning no unstable, hard-to-reach<br />

potentiometers.<br />

The option for multiple calibration points is extended across the full measurement range.<br />

4. Application Flexibility:<br />

Measurement change Need dew point instead of %rh Or the mixing ratio Simply<br />

connect the HygroFlex to a PC and change the configuration!<br />

New application If your application needs change, simply fit one of the wide range of<br />

probes with an alternative configuration or temperature operating range.<br />

Multiple-point measurement Need to expand The HW4 software package offers a<br />

comprehensive networking solution. HW4 features data logging<br />

(reporting), graphical and alarm functions and operates on any standard Windows<br />

based PC. The transmitters are compatible with HW4 from instrument firmware version<br />

V4.0. Older instruments (from V1.8) may be upgraded if returned to ROTRONIC.<br />

5. Measurement of Dew Point and other Parameters:<br />

Digital technology makes it possible to obtain parameters such as dew point or the mixing<br />

ratio with economical, versatile and easy-to-maintain instruments and probes. Taking<br />

the chilled mirror technology as an example, typical requirements and problems are<br />

eliminated: no sampling system is required in most applications, there is no longer any<br />

uncertainty between dew and frost, and the requirement for frequent mirror cleaning fully<br />

disappears.<br />

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High quality, high stability<br />

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long term performance.<br />

Temperature compensated<br />

All ROTRONIC transmitters are dynamically<br />

temperature compensated to maintain best<br />

possible humidity measurement accuracy<br />

over very wide temperature ranges.<br />

User calibration<br />

All ROTRONIC transmitters can be<br />

adjusted by the user to provide<br />

optimum precision throughout the<br />

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ROTRONIC transmitters have the<br />

widest direct humidity measurement<br />

range in the world working<br />

from -50…200 °C.<br />

Digital technology<br />

Digital signal processing not only<br />

provides the best possible precision,<br />

but also allows fully digital adjustment<br />

for all industrial HygroClip<br />

probes.<br />

High quality sensor<br />

The Hygromer ® IN-1 humidity sensor<br />

is arguably the best in the world.<br />

Precise factory adjustment and<br />

superb long term stability provide<br />

consistent measurement results with<br />

minimum maintenance.<br />

Interchangeable probes.<br />

Across the entire ROTRONIC transmitter range it is<br />

possible to specify interchangeable probes; simplifying<br />

field maintenance and maximising application<br />

flexibility. Probe simulators are available for system<br />

validation purposes. These provide a fixed value for<br />

humidity and temperature. Because the accuracy of<br />

the digital signal is absolute, the whole measurement<br />

loop can be validated and adjusted.<br />

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HygroFlex 1<br />

HygroFlex 1 accepts one HygroClip probe and provides two linear analogue outputs for relative humidity and temperature. Standard<br />

factory configuration is 4...20 mA, but this can be easily changed to 0...20 mA, 0...1 V, 0...5 V or 10 V. Scaling of the output range can be<br />

modified from the standard 0...100 %rh and 0...100 °C using the internal service connection, connecting cable AC1623 and a PC running<br />

the HW3/HW4 software. For system validation purposes, you may want to use our probe simulators. See page 118.<br />

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• 1 probe input for interchangeable HygroClip Industrial probes<br />

• Combined measurement of humidity and temperature.<br />

• Probe input suitable for analogue ROTRONIC probes<br />

(0...2.5 V, 10 Bit A/D interpolated: 12 Bit)<br />

• 2 linear, scaleable analogue outputs<br />

• Configuration of output signals by jumpers<br />

• Remote connector for HygroPalm reference instrument<br />

• Operating ranges: electronics 0...100 %rh / -40...60 °C, with display -30...60 °C<br />

• M16 cable gland<br />

• Optional display/keypad for visualisation /adjustment<br />

Dimensional diagrams (for all HygroFlex types, except metal housing<br />

Probe calibration<br />

HygroFlex 1 Ordering Information<br />

H T S 1 1 X HygroFlex 1; 4...20 mA = 0...100 %rh; 0...100 °C; 12...35 VDC / 24 VAC<br />

H T S 1 2 X HygroFlex 1; 4...20 mA = 0...100 %rh; 0...100 °C; 90...250 VAC<br />

H T S 1 1 D HygroFlex 1; 4...20 mA = 0...100 %rh; 0...100 °C; 12...35 VDC / 24 VAC, display/keypad<br />

H T S 1 2 D HygroFlex 1; 4...20 mA = 0...100 %rh; 0...100 °C; 90...250 VAC, display/keypad<br />

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2 90...250 VAC power<br />

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D With display/keypad<br />

- 9 Customized version; parameters to be specified within the given limits (see technical data)<br />

HygroData HTS1X<br />

Software and RS232 cable AC1623<br />

Suitable probes see pages 40 to 43.<br />

HygroFlex 1 Standard Connection Layout<br />

Probe (Tuchel)<br />

M16 cable glands for<br />

power and signal cables<br />

Test socket (Binder 712, 2-pin)<br />

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Digital transmitter for monitoring applications<br />

HygroFlex 2<br />

HygroFlex 2 measures and transmits humidity and temperature measurements only in a digital format. Up to 32 transmitters can<br />

be networked in master/slave mode via RS232/RS485. The master transmits the data via RS232 signal to a PC, while the slaves<br />

communicate via RS485 with the master. HygroFlex 2 transmitters may be networked in combination with HygroLog NT data loggers.<br />

If control functions must be performed in addition to monitoring, the network can be used with a HygroClip Alarm module. HygroClip<br />

Alarm monitors the network according to user defined values or limits and can perform alarming and control functions with 4 relays.<br />

Details see pages 46...47.<br />

HygroFlex 2 transmitters may have 2 probes connected. So it is possible to set up a network with up to 64 probes and therefore<br />

128 measuring values at a very reasonable price. Probe cables up to 10 m and optional probe extension cables up to 200 m length cover<br />

all applications and installations. An external test socket is standard. The HygroFlex 2 may be fully configured by the user. Psychrometric<br />

calculations for parameters such as dew point or mixing ratio are also available.<br />

Key features:<br />

• Combined measurement of humidity and temperature.<br />

• Standard 2nd probe input (Tuchel), suitable for analogue probes<br />

(e.g. pressure probe) (0...2.5 V, 10 Bit A/D interpolated: 12 Bit)<br />

• Digital output signal for monitoring (RS232 / RS485)<br />

• Psychrometric calculation such as dew point, mixing ratio etc.<br />

(with display/keypad option)<br />

• Networkable (RS485)<br />

• Remote connector for HygroPalm reference instrument<br />

• M16 cable gland<br />

• Fully user programmable<br />

• Operating ranges: electronics 0...100 %rh / -40...60 °C, with display -30...60 °C<br />

• Optional display/keypad for monitoring /adjustment<br />

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RS485<br />

USB/RS232<br />

TCP/IP<br />

HygroFlex 2 Ordering Information<br />

H T S 2 1 X HygroFlex 2; RS232 / RS485 Interface, 12...35 VDC / 24 VAC<br />

H T S 2 2 X HygroFlex 2; RS232 / RS485 Interface, 90...250 VAC<br />

H T S 2 1 D HygroFlex 2; RS232 / RS485 Interface, 12...35 VDC / 24 VAC, display/ keypad<br />

H T S 2 2 D HygroFlex 2; RS232 / RS485 Interface, 90...250 VAC, display/ keypad<br />

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HygroData HTS<br />

Software and RS232 cable AC1627<br />

Suitable probes see pages 40 to 43.<br />

HygroFlex 2 Standard Connection Layout<br />

Test socket<br />

(Binder 712, 2-pin)<br />

Serial connection RS232/485<br />

(Binder 763/5-pin)<br />

Probe 1 (Tuchel)<br />

Probe 2 (Tuchel)<br />

Power connection<br />

(M16 cable gland)<br />

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Process Control, Monitoring and Absolute Humidity Calculation<br />

HygroFlex 3 combines all the features of the HygroFlex 1 and 2 into a highly specified instrument, and represents probably the most<br />

advanced humidity and temperature transmitter available today. Additional features include a third analogue output for greater flexibility,<br />

a simultaneous serial output and the ability to dynamically compensate calculated humidity parameters for variations in application<br />

pressure.<br />

HygroFlex 3 is particularly well suited to combined monitoring and control applications. The analogue outputs can be connected to the<br />

application’s control system, whilst the digital network data signal interfaces with a local PC where engineers can monitor the process and<br />

set up alarms via Email or SMS text messages.<br />

With the dynamic pressure compensation feature, humidity measurement can be optimised whenever pressure dependent values such as<br />

enthalpy and wet bulb temperature are to be calculated.<br />

Key features:<br />

• Combined measurement of humidity and temperature.<br />

• Probe input for digital or analogue ROTRONIC probes<br />

• Optional 2nd probe input (Binder), suitable for analogue probes<br />

(e.g. pressure probe) (0...2.5 V, 10 Bit A/D interpolated: 12 Bit)<br />

• 3 linear, scaleable analogue outputs: humidity, temperature and calculated value<br />

(e.g. dew point, mixing ratio etc.)<br />

• Digital signal for networking / monitoring (RS232 / RS485)<br />

• Fully user programmable<br />

• Operating range electronics 0...100 %rh / -40...60 °C, with display -30...60 °C<br />

• Configuration of output signals by jumpers<br />

• Remote connector for HygroPalm reference instrument<br />

• Optional display/keypad for visualisation /adjustment<br />

• 2 M16 cable glands<br />

RS485<br />

USB/RS232<br />

TCP/IP<br />

HygroFlex 3 Ordering Information<br />

H T S 3 1 X HygroFlex 3; 4...20 mA=0...100 %rh; 0...100 °C/°C dew point; RS232 / RS485, 12...35 VDC / 24 VAC; 2 probe inputs<br />

H T S 3 2 X HygroFlex 3; 4...20 mA=0...100 %rh; 0...100 °C/°C dew point; RS232 / RS485, 90...250 VAC, 2 probe inputs<br />

H T S 3 1 D HygroFlex 3; 4...20 mA=0...100 %rh; 0...100 °C/°C dew point;RS232/RS485, 12...35 VDC / 24 VAC, 2 probe inputs, display/ keypad<br />

H T S 3 2 D HygroFlex 3; 4...20 mA=0...100 %rh; 0...100 °C/°C dew point;RS232/RS485, 90...250 VAC, 2 probe inputs, display/ keypad<br />

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D With Display/ keypad<br />

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HYGRODATA-HTS<br />

Software and RS232 cable AC1627<br />

Suitable probes see pages 40 to 43.<br />

HygroFlex 3 Standard Connection Layout<br />

Probe 1 (Tuchel)<br />

Power & analogue<br />

output connection<br />

(M16 cable glands)<br />

Test socket<br />

(Binder 712, 2 pin)<br />

Probe 2 (Option)<br />

Binder 712, 5 Pin<br />

Serial connection RS232/485<br />

(Binder 763/ 5-pol)<br />

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HygroFlex technical data<br />

HygroFlex Technical Data<br />

Specifications HygroFlex 1 HygroFlex 2 HygroFlex 3<br />

Inputs<br />

Probe connections (combined %rh / °C) 1 2 2 (1 is an option)<br />

Signal input<br />

Digital or analogue: 0…2,5 V, 0…20mA, 10 Bit A/D, 15 V DC, max. 10 mA supply available<br />

Third party probe input (1 analogue) No Yes, Input impedance > 1 MΩ<br />

Outputs<br />

Analogue outputs 2 scaleable No 3 scaleable<br />

Output signal allocation: Output 1= humidity N/A Output 1= humidity<br />

factory setting Output 2 = temperature Output 2 = temperature<br />

(jumper selectable)<br />

Output 3 = calc. parameter<br />

Type of output: 0…1 V, 0…5 V, 0…10 V, None 0…1 V, 0…5 V, 0…10 V,<br />

(jumper selectable) 0…20 mA or 4…20 mA 0…20 mA or 4…20 mA<br />

RS232 interface No Yes<br />

RS485 networkable (up to 32 devices) No Yes<br />

Input/output scaling range<br />

-999…9999<br />

Adjustment of probes<br />

1 point %rh, °C/°F Yes, with display/keypad option<br />

4 points %rh, 2 points °C/°F Yes, with display/keypad option<br />

4 points %rh, 2 points °C/°F, via PC No Yes<br />

Test connector for communication<br />

with HygroPalm handheld<br />

Yes<br />

Calculation & Unit Display<br />

Calculated humidity values No Full range of calculated values including Dew point,<br />

display and output<br />

wet bulb, enthalpy, mixing ratio, water vapour pressure,<br />

saturation vapour pressure. User defined scale<br />

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Technical Data (included probes)<br />

Measuring range (including probes)<br />

Probe dependent, 0…100 %rh, -50…200 °C, 0…2000 hPa<br />

Accuracy at 23 °C<br />

Probe dependent, see HygroFlex probes<br />

Reproducibility<br />

Probe dependent, see HygroFlex probes<br />

Sensors<br />

Probe dependent, see HygroFlex probes<br />

Electronic operating range 0…100 % rh (not condensing), -40…60 °C, with display -30…60 °C<br />

Display/Keypad (Option)<br />

Liquid Crystal 3 line numeric, membrane keypad<br />

Display resolution (Option)<br />

0.1 %rh, 0.1 °C, 0.01 calculated value<br />

Housing/dimensions<br />

ABS, 207 x 150 x 58,3 mm, Metal housing optional<br />

IP protection rating<br />

IP65<br />

Weight<br />

310 g<br />

Supply voltage<br />

Standard 12…35 VDC (140 mA), 12…24 V AC, optional: 90…250 VAC, 3.5 VA<br />

Electrical connections<br />

M16 cable gland (7 mm cable)<br />

Connection terminals<br />

18 AWG<br />

Analogue output<br />

Current output (0/4…20 mA), max. load 500 Ω, others are jumper selectable<br />

(Factory setting 4…20 mA) Voltage (0…1, 5, 10 V), min. load 1000Ω.<br />

Automatic load compensation<br />

CE Conformity<br />

Complies to standards: EN61000-6-2:2001, EN61000-6-4:2001<br />

Schematics:<br />

Voltage outputs<br />

Current outputs<br />

K1-1 VDC – (HTS11, 21, 31) or VAC neutral (HTS12,22,32)<br />

K1-2 VDC + (HTS11, 21, 31) or VAC Phase (HTS12,22,32)<br />

K1-3 Protective ground<br />

K2-1 Relative humidity (+)<br />

K2-2 Temperature (+)<br />

K2-3 Calculated parameter (+)<br />

K2-4 Signal ground (-)<br />

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Industrial Probes for HygroFlex<br />

A fully interchangeable range of probes, each with integral calibration, simply choose the best option to suit your application.<br />

If your application needs change, choose a different probe!<br />

HygroClip IW / IW1<br />

For wall mounting applications (area monitoring), lightweight<br />

construction for fast thermal response.<br />

Measurement range: 0…100 %rh, -40…85 °C<br />

Accuracy: Standard: ±1 %rh / ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

IW1: ±0.6 %rh, ±0.2 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Output:<br />

ROV analogue and DIO digital signal<br />

Probe:<br />

Sensor protection:<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip IW<br />

HygroClip IW1<br />

Delrin 25/15 mmØ<br />

Wire mesh filter (replaceable)<br />

Standard probe<br />

with factory adjustment certificate<br />

High accuracy probe with SCS certificate<br />

HygroClip IC<br />

Cable mounted probe for flexible installation in varied applications<br />

such as high temperatures, climatic chambers, ducts etc.<br />

Two versions are available, 100 & 250 mm probe length.<br />

Measurement range: 0…100 %rh, -50…200 °C<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1 %rh / ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Probe:<br />

PPS 15 mmØ<br />

Cable:<br />

2 m / 5 m / 10 m<br />

Sensor Protection: Metal slotted cap, filters must be ordered<br />

separately. See page 114/115<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip IC-1<br />

HygroClip IC-1-5<br />

HygroClip IC-1-10<br />

HygroClip IC-3<br />

HygroClip IC-3-5<br />

HygroClip IC-3-10<br />

120 mm probe, cable length 2 m<br />

120 mm probe, cable length 5 m<br />

120 mm probe, cable length 10 m<br />

250 mm probe, cable length 2 m<br />

250 mm probe, cable length 5 m<br />

250 mm probe, cable length 10 m<br />

HygroClip IM<br />

Robust stainless steel probe for duct, or through-wall installation.<br />

Suitable for use in the food industry.<br />

Two versions are available, 120 & 270 mm probe length.<br />

Measurement range: 0…100 %rh, -50…200 °C<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1 %rh / ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Probe:<br />

Stainless steel, V2A/1.4305, 15 mmØ<br />

Cable:<br />

2 m / 5 m / 10 m available on request<br />

Sensor Protection: Metal slotted cap, filters must be ordered<br />

separately. See page 114/115<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip IM-1<br />

HygroClip IM-1-5<br />

HygroClip IM-1-10<br />

HygroClip IM-3<br />

HygroClip IM-3-5<br />

HygroClip IM-3-10<br />

120 mm probe, cable length 2 m<br />

120 mm probe, cable length 5 m<br />

120 mm probe, cable length 10 m<br />

270 mm probe, cable length 2 m<br />

270 mm probe, cable length 5 m<br />

270 mm probe, cable length 10 m<br />

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HygroClip IE<br />

Industrial Probes for HygroFlex<br />

Screw-in probe for pressure or vacuum applications between 0.002<br />

and 100 bar and temperatures of -50 to 200 °C. Two versions are available<br />

with different threads 1⁄2” G or 1⁄2” NPT.<br />

Measurement range: 0…100 %rh, -50…200 °C (depends on version)<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1 %rh / ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Probe Probe body: Stainless steel V2A/1.4305<br />

Housing:<br />

POM plastic for use up to 85 °C,<br />

stainless steel up to 200 °C<br />

Cable length: 2 m<br />

Sensor protection: Metal slotted cap, filters must be ordered<br />

separately.<br />

See page 114/115<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip IE-1<br />

HygroClip IE-1-M<br />

HygroClip IE-3<br />

HygroClip IE-3-M<br />

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/2” G fitting pressure probe, POM body,<br />

max. 85 °C<br />

1<br />

/2” G fitting pressure probe, stainless steel body<br />

(max. 200 °C)<br />

1<br />

/2” NPT pressure probe, POM body (max. 85 °C)<br />

1<br />

/2” NPT pressure probe, stainless steel body<br />

(max. 200 °C)<br />

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4 or 5 mm diameter probes for measurement in tight spaces such<br />

as climatic test applications, or monitoring conditions of materials<br />

such as brick, concrete or timber.<br />

Measurement range: 0…100 %rh, -40…100 °C<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1.5 %rh / ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Probe:<br />

Nickel plated brass<br />

Recommended<br />

application range: -40...40 °C: 0...99 %rh / 40...100 °C: 0...70 %rh<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip IC04<br />

HygroClip IC05<br />

probe Ø 4 mm, cable length 2 m<br />

probe Ø 5 mm, cable length 2 m<br />

HygroClip ICx with 15/25 mm Probe<br />

HygroClip industrial probe with maximum probe diameter<br />

of 25 mm to replace old transmitter series such as the I-1000,<br />

I-200 and I-2000 without the need to change pre-existing<br />

mounting hardware.<br />

Specifications are the same as for the standard HygroClip IC<br />

probes. The order codes are the same as for the standard probes,<br />

but with the extension HygroClip IC-x-15-25, where x defines the<br />

probe length. The robust mechanical construction allows probe<br />

lengths up to 700 mm. Example: HygroClip IC-3-15-25<br />

(probe length = 250mm)<br />

Sensor Protection: Metal slotted cap, filters must be ordered<br />

separately. See page 114/115<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip IC-……15 /25<br />

Probe lengths available (…): 250mm (3), 400mm (4),<br />

500 (5) and 700mm (7)<br />

Probe simulators with fixed output values for system validation<br />

are available; values may be defined by the user. See page 118.<br />

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BFC Plate Probe for On-Line ERH Measurements<br />

The BFC plate probe is specifically designed for the measurement of Equilibrium Relative<br />

Humidity (ERH) on moving webs such as paper, card and textiles. It measures the ERH by<br />

direct contact with the moving web up to certain speeds. If the web speed is high or the<br />

surface is not smooth, measurement can still be performed by separating the BFC from<br />

the web by 0.5 to 1mm to reduce friction, create an ‘air-cushion’ and therefore minimise<br />

any temperature errors.<br />

The BFC is used in combination with the HygroFlex range of transmitters, and is based<br />

on the same digital measurement technology as the standard HygroClip Industrial probes.<br />

Cable length can be up to 200m when using the active extension cables detailed on<br />

page 39. Depending on the HygroFlex version selected, two probes can be connected<br />

simultaneously, and up to 32 HygroFlex connected together on an RS485 network to allow<br />

multiple web positions.<br />

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● Continuous operation<br />

● Temperature compensated<br />

● Combined %rh/°C measurement<br />

● Compatible data logging software<br />

● Software alarm function<br />

➤ Allows on-line monitoring and control of manufacturing process<br />

➤ Minimises need for further quality control measurements<br />

➤ Precise measurement when temperature varies<br />

➤ Both key parameters measured simultaneously<br />

➤ Independent data for process analysis and reporting<br />

➤ Email/SMS notification of control problems<br />

Technical data BFC probe<br />

Humidity Measurement Range<br />

0…100 %rh/ERH<br />

Temperature Measurement Range 0…50 °C<br />

Accuracy at 23°C ±1.5 %rh, 0.3 °C<br />

Repeatability


HygroClip EX<br />

HygroClip EX probes are based on the digital ROTRONIC HygroClip technology and may be used in hazardous areas. They can be used as<br />

analogue 2-wire 4...20 mA devices for humidity or temperature and in combination with a HygroFlex transmitter - also as digital instruments<br />

for both parameters. Each probe is made of high grade stainless steel. In order to fulfil the regulations for hazardous zones, a Zener barrier or<br />

galvanic separation must be installed between the probe and the HygroFlex transmitter or the respective control unit.<br />

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T6<br />

Class ll, Division1<br />

Group E,F,G<br />

Zone 1/21<br />

T6<br />

Class l, Division1<br />

Group A, B, C, D<br />

HygroClip IC-1-EX<br />

ll 1 G EEx ia llC T5 resp. ll 2 G EEx ia lC T6<br />

II 1/2 D IP6X T 80°C<br />

Safe zone<br />

Zener barrier or<br />

galvanic separation<br />

HygroClip IC-EX<br />

HygroClip IE-1-EX<br />

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HygroClip ID-1-EX<br />

ll 1 G EEx ia llC T5 resp. ll 2 G EEx ia lC T<br />

II 1/2 D IP6X T 80°C<br />

HygroClip IW-1-EX<br />

In zone 21,<br />

only the sinter<br />

filter must<br />

be used.<br />

HygroClip IW-1-EX<br />

ll 1 G EEx ia llC T5 resp. ll 2 G EEx ia lC T6<br />

II 2D IP6X T 80 °C<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip IC1-EX<br />

HygroClip IC3-EX<br />

HygroClip IE-1-EX<br />

HygroClip IE-3-EX<br />

HygroClip ID-EX<br />

HygroClip IW-EX<br />

Cable probe with 120 mm probe length, 2 m cable<br />

Cable probe with 270 mm probe length, 2 m cable<br />

Screw-in probe with G 1⁄2 “ thread<br />

Screw-in probe with NPT 1⁄2 “ thread<br />

Duct probe with 250 mm probe length<br />

Wall mount probe with 150 mm probe length<br />

xx ET-7018<br />

Blue cable between HygroClip and Zener barrier, Ø= 5.2 mm<br />

xx = cable length. Note: The cable colour MUST be blue.<br />

AC1301-MEX<br />

Mounting flange for HygroClip IC-EX<br />

ZB1<br />

Zener barrier Z722 for use with HygroFlex (DIO signal)<br />

ZB1-420<br />

Zener barrier Z788H, for 2- wire 4...20 mA applications without HygroFlex<br />

ZB2 Zener barrier Z722 with housing (space for 4 Z722)<br />

ZB2-420<br />

Zener barrier Z788H with housing (space for 4 ZB788H)<br />

ZB housing<br />

Housing for 4 Zener barriers Z722 or Z788H)<br />

AC1617-ZBxxx<br />

Cable between Zener barrier and HygroFlex, with converter. xxx= length m<br />

(must be used in combination with HygroFlex).<br />

SP-M15<br />

Wire mesh filter element, for high humidity, minimal measuring delay<br />

SP-S15<br />

Sinter filter element, stainless steel<br />

SP-T15<br />

Teflon filter for best filtration, not for high humidity applications<br />

SPB5-WIN<br />

Service / calibration cable<br />

ER-15<br />

Calibration device for all HygroClip Ex probes<br />

EAxx-SCS<br />

Pack of 5 SCS certified humidity standards<br />

xx = 00, 05, 10, 11, 20, 35, 50, 65, 75, 80, 95 %rh<br />

Notes: The total cable length between HygroClip-EX probe and HygroFlex transmitter must not exceed 200 m.<br />

HygroClip EX probes MUST NOT be calibrated in the hazardous zones!<br />

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Specifications HygroClip ID-EX HygroClip IW-EX HygroClip IC-EX HygroClip IE-x-Ex<br />

Humidity measuring range:<br />

0...100 %rh<br />

Operating range: Electronics: -40...40 °C; at probe: temperature of medium, max. -50...200 °C<br />

Best accuracy at 23 °C:<br />

Repeatability: < 0.5 %rh, 0.1 °C<br />

±1 %rh, ±0.2 K (with SCS certificate)<br />

Response time:


HygroFlex Probe Extension Cable<br />

Accessories<br />

Should you wish to extend the distance between the HygroFlex transmitter and probe, the<br />

extension cable AC1616 can be specified with lengths up to 200 m thanks to an integral<br />

signal booster.<br />

Order code:<br />

AC1616xxx<br />

AC1619<br />

XXXET-7011<br />

Where required length xxx = 010 to 200 m, in steps of 10 m<br />

Pair of connectors with electronics for customer’s own cable assembly.<br />

Cable for AC1619 where XXX = cable length up to 200m in<br />

steps of 10m<br />

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Function: Protects sensors against pollution and high air velocity<br />

(up to 40m/s).<br />

A filter is required for air velocity above 3 m/s.<br />

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SP-S15 Steel sinter filter element High level of filtration 40 m/s<br />

pore size approx. 5 µ<br />

Marginal effect on response times.<br />

Material: DIN1.4401 (V4A) Not suitable for high humidity<br />

applications<br />

SP-M15 Wire mesh filter element Minimal measuring delay 20 m/s<br />

mesh size approx. 20-25 µ Reduced filtration efficiency for<br />

Material: DIN1.4401 (V4A) small particles.<br />

Suitable for high humidity<br />

applications<br />

SP-T15 Teflon filter element Good filtration effect 20 m/s<br />

pore size approx. 10 µ<br />

Extends response time in low<br />

air velocity.<br />

Water repellent but water vapour<br />

permeable<br />

SP-MSB15 Metal slotted sleeve, Protects against mechanical damage 3 m/s<br />

serves as filter carrier<br />

when filter is removed<br />

Material: Nickel plated brass No filter effect<br />

ET-W24-Set Wire mesh filter Minimal measuring delay 20 m/s<br />

mesh size approx. 20-25 µ Reduced filtration efficiency for<br />

Material: DIN1.4401 (V4A) small particles.<br />

Suitable for high humidity<br />

applications<br />

Mounting accessories for 15 and 25 mm diameter probes.<br />

When the electronics housing is mounted directly onto a wall or<br />

duct, no accessories are required.<br />

When the probe is mounted on a duct, an AGRO screw fitting and<br />

flange are to be used (duct and cable types).<br />

The flange is only required if the AGRO screw fitting cannot be<br />

fixed alone; e.g. in small ducts with no access.<br />

Order code Sealing Probe Ø T max. AG H (mm) Flange<br />

AC1301-M Perbunan 15 mm 100 °C M 20 x 1.5 26 AC1305<br />

AC1302-M Perbunan 25 mm 100 °C M 32 x 1.5 31.5 AC1306<br />

AC1303-M Viton 15 mm 200 °C M 20 x 1.5 26 AC1305<br />

AC1304-M Viton 25 mm 200 °C M 32 x 1.5 31.5 AC1306<br />

½" G thread on request<br />

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HygroClip Alarm is a universal programmable alarm and control system that can be interfaced with the HygroLog NT, HygroFlex,<br />

HygroLab and M-Series instruments on an RS485 network, or operated independently from measurement equipment and PCs.<br />

It can alarm or control in a variety of ways, including with a fully customisable logic diagram.<br />

With four relays, it is possible to control four single alarm conditions or a block of up to 128 AND / OR linked alarms. The configuration<br />

of the relays and the related logic array is performed with the Rotronic HW3 software to precisely meet the requirements of the user.<br />

The relays can be directly used for switching loads up to 2500W. 2 digital inputs are also available to provide switch inputs, for example,<br />

to indicate when a door is opened.<br />

Also included is a timer function which could for example be used to control a ventilation system at night time, control opening and<br />

closing of the windows of a greenhouse, or switch lights depending on the time periods set etc. The possible applications are extensive.<br />

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• 4 alarm relays assigned to independent values<br />

• 1 alarm computed from up to 128 measured values (AND / OR<br />

linked)<br />

• Dew point calculation from humidity/temperature values<br />

• 2 digital inputs<br />

• 4 relay outputs (with status LEDs)<br />

• Real time clock with battery backup<br />

• Freely configurable internal logic, consisting of:<br />

- 12 Signal delays<br />

- 6 Flipflops<br />

- 12 Gates (AND / OR / XOR)<br />

- 2 Monoflops<br />

- 1 Pulse width modulator<br />

- 2 Alarm times from the real time clock<br />

- 4 virtual keys (controlled by PC software)<br />

- Event protocol generation by HW3 Software<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip Alarm1<br />

HygroClip Alarm2<br />

HW3<br />

with power supply 12...35 VDC/12...24 VAC<br />

with power supply 90...250 VAC<br />

software<br />

Functions<br />

1. Checking measured values:<br />

The measurement data from a HygroFlex, HygroLab or M-Series transmitter are interrogated via the RS485 network. If a preset alarm<br />

condition is detected, the device sets an alarm by switching on one or more relays according to the programming of the HygroClip<br />

Alarm. Any of the parameters measured by the instruments mentioned above can be monitored (humidity, temperature, pressure, air<br />

flow etc.)<br />

2. Independent control unit.<br />

HygroClip Alarm may be used as an independent control unit, and as such, switch various devices. For example, switching on a<br />

ventilation unit for 10 minutes every hour. In this mode, HygroClip Alarm is completely independent of any PC or other device.<br />

3. Remote control.<br />

Using HW3 software, virtual keys can be operated. This may be useful to cancel an alarm or switch a relay remotely.<br />

Example: Monitoring of a cold store<br />

The temperature of a cold store as well as the status of the door - door open or closed - is monitored. Controlled by a relay, a siren or<br />

flashing light is switched on if the temperature is too high or the door is open for an extended period of time.<br />

Operating modes<br />

Basic Mode<br />

In the basic mode, HygroClip Alarm is configured using the HW3 software, where the user interface allows a maximum of 4 parameters<br />

and 2 external signals (switches) to be directly assigned to the relays. An example might be where the humidity value exceeds a user<br />

defined set-point, and hence the relay activates to switch on a fan or dehumidifier.<br />

Programmable Logic Mode<br />

In this mode, the alarm functions are displayed graphically, and are programmed by dragging and dropping various logic symbols onto<br />

a logic diagram. Programming is performed directly within the HW3 software and is arranged in a very user-friendly way. With more<br />

complex functions such as AND / OR / NAND, more intelligent alarming or control functions can be configured. An example might be<br />

where a dehumidifier will run only when the humidity value is greater than set-point, and access doors are closed.<br />

Data logging<br />

Data logging is performed by the HW3 software. All alarm events are logged together with the measured values, even if the PC is<br />

switched off (e.g. due to power failure or at night time). HygroClip Alarm logs up to 20 events, these may be evaluated afterwards<br />

from a PC. Cancelling an alarm or activating a digital input is considered to be an event.<br />

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Application example of networked transmitters and HygroClip Alarm<br />

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Configuration of HygroClip Alarm<br />

Configuration of HygroClip Alarm is performed by a logic diagram<br />

in a simple and user friendly way. The diagram may be saved as a<br />

configuration file. This makes it very easy to adapt HygroClip Alarm<br />

to changing conditions: you may want to run different programs<br />

during the week and at weekends, or in summer or winter time.<br />

Technical Data HygroClip Alarm<br />

Power supply 12...35 VDC / 12...24 VAC (HygroClip Alarm 1)<br />

Or 90...250 VAC (HygroClip Alarm 2)<br />

Power consumption<br />

50 mA (without relays)<br />

Inputs<br />

2 digital inputs 0...5 V or switches<br />

Outputs<br />

4 Relays (10 A @ 250 VAC/30 VDC, 12 A @ 125 VAC)<br />

Clock<br />

Real-time clock<br />

Interface<br />

RS485 interface<br />

Housing material<br />

Makrolon<br />

Dimensions<br />

160 x120 x 75 mm<br />

Electrical connections<br />

3x M12, 5x M16 Cable glands<br />

Protection class<br />

IP65<br />

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On request, we offer a programming service for this product.<br />

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Measurement of relative humidity using Rotronic capacitive Hygromer ® sensors allows software based calculation of the dew or frost<br />

(Dp/Fp) point temperature. However, below -30°C Dp/Fp specific sensors are recommended.<br />

ROTRONIC offers dew/frost point sensors that are compatible with the HygroFlex transmitter range, and that can also be used as<br />

autonomous 2-wire loop powered transmitters. The sensors used in these products are aluminium oxide based, and are pre-calibrated<br />

over the specific measurement ranges.<br />

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Features:<br />

• Dew point measurement to -100 °C (Dp/Fp)<br />

• 2-wire loop powered<br />

• HART digital output signal<br />

• Aluminium oxide sensor<br />

• High grade stainless steel enclosure<br />

• Measurements in pressurised or atmospheric environments<br />

• Various connection threads are available<br />

Order code:<br />

RODP60<br />

RODP100<br />

-60...30 °C (Dp/Fp)<br />

-100...20 °C (Dp/Fp)<br />

Technical Data<br />

Specifications RODP60 RODP100<br />

Sensor<br />

Aluminium oxide sensor<br />

Voltage supply<br />

5...28 VDC, 4...20 mA 2-wire loop powered<br />

Dew point range -60...30 °C (Dp/Fp) -100...20 °C (Dp/Fp)<br />

Operating range (sensor) -10...70 °C<br />

Operating range (transmitter) -30...85 °C<br />

Accuracy<br />

±2 °C (Dp/Fp)<br />

Repeatability ±0.2 °C<br />

Resolution (input)<br />

0.1 °C (Dp/Fp)<br />

Output signals<br />

4...20 mA or digital HART protocol selectable<br />

Electrical connection<br />

4-pin standard industrial connector, 9.4 mm, IP65<br />

Threading<br />

M14 x 1.25 and 3⁄4”-16 UNF-2A, others on request<br />

Enclosure<br />

High grade stainless steel enclosure<br />

Dimensions and weight<br />

~32 x 136 mm, 230 g<br />

Approvals (pending) FM IS Classl,ll,lll, Division 1, Groups A,B,C,D,E,F,G T6 at 40 °C ambient<br />

T4 at 85 °C ambient<br />

Class1 Zone 0, AEx ia llC T6 (-20 ≤ Ta ≤ 40 °C);T4 (-20≤ Ta ≤ 85 °C)<br />

NI Class 1, Division 2, Groups A,B,C & D;<br />

Suitable for Class ll, Division 2, Groups E,F & G and Class lll, Division 2<br />

NEMKO Ll1 GD ATEX EEx ia llC T6 EEx nA llC T6<br />

Please contact ROTRONIC when you need an EX-rated probe.<br />

.750-16UNF-2A thread<br />

M14 x 1.25 thread<br />

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Hi-Accuracy Industrial HygroStat MB<br />

HygroStat MB is the new HygroClip-compatible Hygro-Thermostat for the direct control of two 230 V relays with change-over contacts.<br />

The device is microprocessor controlled and may be used with all ROTRONIC Industrial probes (see pages 40 to 41). With an adaptor<br />

cable T7-03-MOK-DIO, HygroClip S probes may also be connected. The HygroStat MB requires no maintenance. Calibrating and adjusting<br />

or replacement of the probe is sufficient. Due to the digital signal processing, there is no loss of accuracy.<br />

HygroStat MB allows direct control of simple tasks such as the switching of dryers or humidifiers etc. Additionally, HygroStat IM features<br />

a timer, which allows operation of the Hygrostat only at specified times, such as work days etc.<br />

HygroStat MB<br />

Main Features<br />

• 2 relays with change-over contacts for mains voltage<br />

• Control of humidity and temperature values<br />

• Networkable<br />

• Indication of relay status by 2 LEDs<br />

• Programmable by HW4 software<br />

• USB programming interface<br />

• RS232/485 / Ethernet / wireless LAN TCP/IP interfaces optional<br />

• High accuracy ±1 %rh / ±0.2K (at 23 °C ±5°C)<br />

• Programmable hysteresis<br />

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Hygrostat MB-<br />

Supply 12...35 / VDC/12...24 VAC 1<br />

Supply 90...240 VAC / 50/60 Hz 2<br />

Display<br />

No Display<br />

RS 232/485 interface (option)<br />

TCP/IP RJ45 interface (option)<br />

Technical Data<br />

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Operating range electronics<br />

0...100 %rh / -40....+ 85 °C (with display) -10... + 60 °C (without display)<br />

Measurement range<br />

Probe dependent (max. 0...100 %rh / -50...200 °C)<br />

Hysteresis<br />

Freely programmable<br />

Display<br />

LC display optional<br />

Number of relays with LED status indicator 2 x 250 VAC/ 2 A rated, with change-over contacts<br />

Real time clock functions<br />

Yes<br />

Psychrometric calculations<br />

All standard calculations available<br />

Programming by HW4 software / PC<br />

Set-points, hysteresis, signal assignment, calculated values, relay functions<br />

Engineering units<br />

Metric or English<br />

Programming interface<br />

USB on pcb (access only with enclosure opened)<br />

Communication interfaces (Option)<br />

RS232/485 or Ethernet / wireless LAN TCP/IP<br />

Networkable with<br />

HygroFlex, HygroLog NT with docking station<br />

Adjustment<br />

Single- and multi-point adjustments with HW4 software / PC<br />

Power supply / power consumption<br />

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M100 – Light Industrial, M-Series and Roline L-Series Transmitters<br />

The measurement and control of humidity in light industrial applications is becoming more demanding and widespread. Occupant<br />

comfort and energy saving benefits are recognised by today’s commercial and industrial markets.<br />

Heating, air conditioning and ventilation are increasingly sophisticated; cooled ceilings provide an agreeable atmosphere, hardly any air<br />

movement may be felt, controlled humidity maintains comfortable conditions and minimises energy use. Air changes in buildings are<br />

reduced to an absolute minimum in order to save energy, so temperature and humidity values are controlled within ever smaller margins.<br />

The accuracy of measurement instruments must meet these increasing demands, and ROTRONIC has developed a completely new range<br />

of instruments to suit. The M100 light industrial series replace the old I-1000 transmitters and are fully backwards compatible.<br />

The HVAC transmitters of the M-Series represent the latest development in digital humidity measurement. Their excellent capabilities<br />

of high precision and long-term stability are well known. By making best use of digital technology, they also offer a range of useful<br />

and convenient features to further improve measurement performance and handling. For example, it is now possible to rescale the<br />

measurement output range to suit the control application (e.g. 40...60 %rh = 4...20 mA) improving resolution, and ultimately control.<br />

The L-Series represents a new direction for Rotronic into the lower cost HVAC market segment. Our design engineers have developed<br />

a product that combines ROTRONIC’s core values of long-term stability, precision and fast response, but which at the same time is<br />

extremely cost effective.<br />

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● Compact, modern instruments<br />

● Optional display with good contrast<br />

● Accuracy and long term stability<br />

● Interchangeable sensor module<br />

● Scaleable output signals<br />

● All standard signals available<br />

● Aesthetic housing<br />

● Psychrometric calculations<br />

Your benefits<br />

➤ Easy to handle and flexible<br />

➤ Easy observation of measured values<br />

➤ Reliable data and reduced maintenance<br />

➤ Easy calibration and maintenance<br />

➤ Better resolution, more precise control<br />

➤ One instrument for all types of control systems<br />

➤ Suitable to office environments<br />

➤ Dew point, wet bulb, enthalpy etc. measurement<br />

This sub-section contains<br />

M100 Light Industrial Transmitters 52-53<br />

● Integrated probes<br />

● Duct- and cable-mount probes<br />

● Scaleable output signals<br />

● Digital signal processing and adjustment<br />

● High accuracy<br />

M-Series 54-59<br />

● Interchangeable probes<br />

● Optional display<br />

● Scaleable output signals<br />

● Psychrometric calculations<br />

● High accuracy<br />

● Remote adjustment with handheld<br />

Roline L Series 60-62<br />

● Best price/performance ratio<br />

● Fixed probe<br />

● 2x2 wire technology<br />

● Humidity or temperature only versions<br />

● Remote adjustment with handheld<br />

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M100-Series Light Industrial Transmitters<br />

The M100 Series has been developed to meet the needs of the light industrial market. Their high specification, compact design and<br />

extensive range of configurations make them suitable for a wide range of applications, including the harshest environments and where<br />

space is limited.<br />

The specification and configuration options of the M100 have also been developed to provide a replacement for the I-1000 series. Using<br />

the same IP65 industrial enclosure, they are a direct and convenient replacement option, but introduce the improved measurement performance<br />

and features of current digital technology.<br />

M100-Series<br />

Key features:<br />

• High accuracy and excellent long term stability<br />

• Wall, cable and duct mount versions<br />

• Measurement of humidity and temperature<br />

• Large measurement range: 0...100 %rh, -50...150 °C<br />

• 2-wire loop 4...20 mA or 3-wire types available<br />

• Calibration using HygroPalm handheld<br />

• PPS probes with sealed cable:<br />

- Hence no hollow spaces<br />

- No condensation inside the probe<br />

- No leakage currents<br />

Range summary:<br />

Order Information for M100 Transmitters<br />

M120<br />

M130<br />

M132<br />

Humidity and temperature measurement,<br />

2 x 2 wire loop powered, 4... 20 mA signals<br />

Humidity and temperature measurement,<br />

3-wire type, all standard signals, low voltage supply<br />

Humidity and temperature measurement,<br />

3-wire type, all standard signals, mains supply<br />

M100 Series Transmitter<br />

Feature<br />

Example: M1 20 HT C A 1 2 2 A3 1<br />

Power supply 2 x 2- wire loop power , 4...20 mA 20<br />

*15 V for 0...10 V & current signals 3-wires, 12(15)*...35 VDC / 12....24 VAC supply 30<br />

3-wires, 230 VAC mains supply 32<br />

Measured parameters Humidity and temperature HT<br />

Humidity only HX X<br />

Probe type Cable mount C<br />

Duct mount<br />

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Probe format 25/15 mm PPS probe A<br />

15 mm PPS probe P<br />

Probe length 100 mm 1<br />

250 mm 3<br />

400 mm 4<br />

550 mm 5<br />

700 mm 7<br />

Cable length 1 m 1<br />

2 m 2<br />

Fixed wall or duct probe<br />

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Output signal 0...20 mA 1<br />

4...20 mA 2<br />

0...1 V 3<br />

0...5 V 4<br />

0...10 V 5<br />

Measurement range = output signal<br />

Humidity: always 0...100 %rh<br />

Temperature none X<br />

0...50 °C 1<br />

10...40 °C 2<br />

-40...60 °C 3<br />

-30...70 °C 4<br />

-40...85 °C 5<br />

0...100 °C A3<br />

0...150 °C D6<br />

Electrical connection 1 M12 cable gland 1<br />

2 M12 cable glands 2<br />

Filters must be ordered separately. See page 114/115<br />

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Technical Data M100-Series<br />

Specification M120 M130 M132<br />

Humidity sensor<br />

Temperature sensor<br />

Capacitive Rotronic Hygromer ® IN1 sensor<br />

Pt100 RTD Class B 1/3 DIN<br />

Circuit type 2-wire loop powered 4...20 mA 3-wires<br />

Output signals 4...20 mA 0...1 V, 0...5V, 0...10 V, 0...20 mA, 4...20 mA<br />

Operating range at the probe -30...150 °C / 100 %rh up to 85 °C / 90 %rh at 90 °C / 50 %rh at 120 °C<br />

Operating range electronics 0...99 %rh, non-condensing / -40...60 °C<br />

Standard output ranges 0...100 %rh / 0...100 °C / -30...70 °C<br />

Accuracy at 23 ±5 °C<br />

Repeatability<br />

Long term stability humidity sensor<br />

Response time (without filter)<br />

On-site adjustment<br />

± 1 %rh and ± 0.3 K<br />

± 0.3 %rh and better than ±0.1 K<br />

better than 1 %rh per year<br />

10 seconds (%rh and temperature)<br />

Requires HygroPalm 3 calibrator and service cable ACRLXB5<br />

Power supply 10...28VDC 12...35VDC / 12...24 VAC<br />

Min. 10 V+ (0.02 x Load*) (min. 15 VDC for 10 V 90...250 VAC , 3.5 VA<br />

* Load in Ohms and current signals)<br />

Power consumption 20 mA per output < 50 mA<br />

Max. load current outputs 250 Ω 250 Ω<br />

Min. load voltage outputs N/A 1000 Ω<br />

Electrical connections<br />

Sensor protection (Standard)<br />

V max. at probe 20 m /s<br />

Housing material<br />

Protection ratings<br />

M100-Series Light Industrial Transmitters<br />

Terminals and cable glands<br />

Metal slotted cap SP-MSB15<br />

ABS<br />

IP65 / NEMA 4 / UL-94 HB compliant<br />

Dimensions<br />

Housing:<br />

160 (L) x 80 (W) x 55 (H) mm<br />

Probe: Ø 15 or 15 /25 x 250 mm (standard) Ø 15 x 100 mm(optional)<br />

Probe cable: 2m (M120C / M130C / M132 C)<br />

Weight<br />

370 to 560 g, depending on model and probe configuration<br />

CE Conformance<br />

EN61000-6-2:2001, EN61000-6-4:2001<br />

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General Description<br />

ROTRONIC M-Series Transmitter<br />

The new ROTRONIC M-Series transmitters are the latest development of combined humidity / temperature transmitters, based on<br />

HygroClip technology. Output signals of 0…1 V, 0…5 V, 0…10 V, 0…20 mA or 4…20 mA are available. The M-Series consists of three<br />

models, each offering different features to suit the application requirement, with the facility for most units to be reprogrammed by<br />

the customer or reseller. The main features of the three M-Series are as follows:<br />

M1 Humidity and temperature transmitters with fixed probe, with electronics based on digital technology<br />

M2 Humidity and temperature transmitter with interchangeable HygroClip probes<br />

M3 Humidity, calculated humidity (e.g. dew point, enthalpy) and temperature transmitter with interchangeable HygroClip probes<br />

M1<br />

Key features<br />

• High accuracy and excellent long term stability<br />

• Wall, space and duct mount versions with fixed probe<br />

• Compatible with FT/FH-Series base plate (except M1xS types)<br />

• Retractable probe on space mount versions<br />

• Combined relative humidity and temperature measurement<br />

• Humidity or temperature only versions available<br />

• Digital technology<br />

• Wide measuring range 0…100 %rh, -40…70 °C<br />

• Diagnosis and calibration with handheld instrument<br />

• Industry standard output signals (current / voltage)<br />

• Wire mesh filter provides sensor protection against dust and high air velocity.<br />

• IP65 housing; IP20 for space version<br />

• Optional display (space version only)<br />

Ordering Information - Standard M1 with fixed probes<br />

M1 Specification Description 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10<br />

Probe Type Integrated probe M 1<br />

Electrical Connection 2 wire 4...20 mA 2 X<br />

*15 V for 0...10 V & current signals 12(15)*...35 VDC /12...24 VAC, 3/4 wires 3<br />

Mounting type Duct D X<br />

Wall W X<br />

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Output signal 0...20 mA 1<br />

4...20 mA 2<br />

0...1 V 3<br />

0...5 V 4<br />

0...10 V 5<br />

Output parameters Humidity and temperature H T<br />

Humidity only H X<br />

Temperature only X T<br />

Output range 0… 50 °C / 0…100 %rh - 1<br />

(Scaling of the output signal) 10… 40 °C / 0…100 %rh 2<br />

Temperature and humidity -40… 60 °C / 0…100 %rh 3<br />

-30… 70 °C / 0…100 %rh 4<br />

-40… 85 °C / 0…100 %rh 5<br />

0…100 °F / 0…100 %rh 6<br />

Option LC Display (only M13S ) D<br />

No display<br />

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The probe length of all duct mount transmitters is 207 mm; 52 mm for wall mount.<br />

Note:<br />

Space mount transmitters of the M-series with current output signals inevitably suffer from a degree of ‘self heating’ as a result of the<br />

proximity of measurement sensors to the electronics. The effect has been minimised by careful design of the enclosure, pcb and probes<br />

In addition, an active compensation system is now integrated into the circuit design, but for this to function correctly the transmitter should<br />

be allowed to equilibrate in its installation position for 30-60 minutes (depends on ambient temperature) before the most precise values are<br />

obtained.<br />

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ROTRONIC M-Series Transmitters<br />

Humidity and temperature transmitters for interchangeable HygroClip S probes.<br />

Key features<br />

• Probe interchangeable within seconds<br />

• Wall and duct mounting types<br />

• Compatible with FT/FH-Series base plate<br />

• Measures humidity and temperature simultaneously<br />

• Use of digital technology<br />

• Wide measuring range<br />

• High accuracy ±1 %rh, 0.3 K and excellent long term stability<br />

• Optional display<br />

• Diagnosis and calibration with hand-held instrument<br />

• Temperature range -40…70 °C / -30…60 °C with integrated display<br />

• Wire mesh filter provides sensor protection against dust and high air velocity.<br />

• IP65 housing<br />

By means of simulators, the entire measuring section can be validated.<br />

Simulators create a defined value both for humidity and temperature. See page 118.<br />

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Specification 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10<br />

Probe type Interchangeable HygroClip probe M 2<br />

Electrical connection 2 wire 4...20mA (no display possible) 2 X<br />

*15 V for 0...10 V & current signals 12(15)*...35 VDC /12...24 VAC, 3/4 wires 3<br />

Mounting type Duct D<br />

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Output signal 0...20 mA 1<br />

4...20 mA 2<br />

0...1 V 3<br />

0...5 V 4<br />

0...10 V 5<br />

Output parameters Humidity and temperature H T<br />

Humidity only (M22 only) 2 H X<br />

Temperature only (M22 only) 2 X T<br />

Output range 0…50 °C / 0…100 %rh - 1<br />

(Scaling of the output signals) 10…40 °C / 0…100 %rh 2<br />

Humidity and temperature -40…60 °C / 0…100 %rh 3<br />

-30…70 °C / 0…100 %rh 4<br />

-40…85 °C/ 0…100 %rh 5<br />

0…100 °F/ 0…100 %rh 6<br />

Options LC Display (not for M22) D<br />

No display<br />

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The probe length of all M2 standard duct-type transmitters is 250 mm; 100 mm for wall mount types.<br />

Standard versions are defined in the price list.<br />

HygroClip Probe for M2-Series transmitters<br />

HygroClip S<br />

Standard sensor module for humidity and temperature.<br />

A wire mesh filter provides sensor protection against dust and high air velocity.<br />

Dimensions: Ø15 x 100 mm.<br />

IP rating:<br />

IP65<br />

Measurement range: -40…85 °C, 0…100 %rh<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip S<br />

86.3<br />

Probe extension cables<br />

To connect HygroClip S probes to the M2-Series transmitters<br />

Order code:<br />

MOK-01-DAT05<br />

MOK-02-DAT05<br />

MOK-05-DAT05<br />

1 m length<br />

2 m length<br />

5 m length<br />

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M33<br />

M3 transmitters use the interchangeable HygroClip S probe, and provide outputs of<br />

humidity, temperature and calculated parameters such as dew point, wet bulb temperature<br />

and enthalpy.<br />

Key Features<br />

• Psychrometric calculations (dew point, enthalpy etc.)<br />

• Probe interchangeable within seconds<br />

• Wall- and duct-mounting types<br />

• Compatible with DPT-Series base plate<br />

• Measures humidity and temperature simultaneously<br />

• Use of digital technology<br />

• Large measuring range<br />

• Excellent long term stability<br />

• High accuracy<br />

• Optional display with trend indicator<br />

• Remote diagnosis with handheld instrument<br />

• Temperature range -40…60 °C; -30…60 °C with display<br />

• Wire mesh filter provides sensor protection against dust and high air velocity.<br />

• IP65 housing<br />

• The M33 transmitters can be networked via RS485<br />

By means of simulators, the entire measuring section can be validated. Simulators create<br />

a defined value both for humidity and temperature. See page 118.<br />

Order codes for standard M3-Series (other custom types can be defined on page 57)<br />

Order code** Description Electrical specification Application<br />

M33D2TC-4XW02 Duct mount, dew point calculation & output<br />

-30...70 °C, 0...25 °C Dp= 4...20 mA<br />

M33D2TC-4XW09 Duct mount, dew point calculation & output<br />

-30...70 °C, -25...25 °C dew point = 4...20 mA<br />

M33D2TC-4XW54 Duct mount, mixing ratio calculation & output 12(15)*...35 VDC /12...24 VAC, Snow guns<br />

-30...70 °C, 0...100 g/kg / =4...20 mA 3/4-wire Drying processes<br />

M33W2TC-4XW0B Wall mount, dew point calculation & output *15 V for 0...10 V and<br />

-30...70 °C, -50...50 °C Dp =4...20 mA current signals<br />

M33D2TC-4DW02 Duct mount, dew point calculation & output, LC display<br />

-30...70 °C, 0...25 °C Dp =4...20 mA<br />

The probe length of all M3 standard duct-type transmitters is 250 mm; 100 mm for wall mount types.<br />

** Probes must be ordered separately, see below.<br />

HygroClip Probes for M-Series transmitters<br />

HygroClip S<br />

Standard sensor module for humidity and temperature.<br />

A wire mesh filter provides sensor protection against dust and<br />

high air velocity.<br />

Dimensions: Ø15 x 100 mm.<br />

IP rating:<br />

IP65<br />

Measurement range: -40…85 °C , 0…100 %rh<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip S<br />

86.3<br />

Probe extension cables<br />

To connect HygroClip S probes to the M2-Series transmitters<br />

75.3 79<br />

ø1 5<br />

Order code:<br />

MOK-01-DAT05<br />

MOK-02-DAT05<br />

MOK-05-DAT05<br />

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2 m<br />

5 m<br />

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Order Codes M33 types with calculations (standard versions are defined in the price list)<br />

Specification 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />

Example: M 3 3 D 2 H C - X D W 0 1<br />

M3 M 3<br />

Electrical connections 12(15)*...35 VDC/12...24 VAC, 3/4 wires 3<br />

*15 V for 0...10 V and current signals<br />

Mounting type Duct D<br />

Wall<br />

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Output signal 0...20 mA 1<br />

4...20 mA 2<br />

0...1 V 3<br />

0...5 V 4<br />

0...10 V 5<br />

Output parameters Humidity and calculated parameter H C - X<br />

Temperature and calculated parameter T C<br />

Humidity and temperature H T<br />

Output range<br />

(Scaling of the temperature No temperature output signal - X<br />

output signal) Humidity output signal 0…50 °C - 1<br />

is always 0...100 %rh 10…40 °C 2<br />

-40…60 °C 3<br />

-30…70 °C 4<br />

-40…85 °C 5<br />

0…100 °F 6<br />

0...200 °F 7<br />

Option Display D W<br />

No display<br />

X W<br />

Calculated parameter Dewpoint Dp in °C 0<br />

Wetbulb temperature Tw in °C 1<br />

Enthalpy H in kJ/kg 2<br />

Specific humidity Q in g/kg 3<br />

Vapour concentration Dv in g/m3 4<br />

Mixing ratio R in g/kg 5<br />

Saturation vapour pressure Dvs 6<br />

Partial water vapour pressure E in hPa 7<br />

Water vapour saturation pressure Ew in hPa 8<br />

Output scaling – calculated value 0…20 1<br />

0…25 2<br />

0…50 3<br />

0…100 4<br />

0…200 5<br />

0...500 6<br />

0...1000 7<br />

-20...20 8<br />

-25...25 9<br />

-40…40<br />

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-50…50<br />

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Output assignment: On M33 transmitters with calculated<br />

parameters, output 1 is always assigned to the calculated<br />

parameter or, if no such parameter is configured, to the humidity<br />

signal. The temperature signal is always assigned to output 2.<br />

Adjustment:<br />

The transmitters of the M-Series can be adjusted easily<br />

by the handheld HygroPalm instrument.<br />

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Specification M1xD & M1xW M1xS M22x M23x M33x<br />

Humidity sensor<br />

Temperature sensor<br />

Hygromer ® AC-1<br />

Pt100 1/3 DIN<br />

Probe connection Integrated probe (%rh/ °C) 1 for HygroClip probe (%rh/ °C)<br />

Service Interface<br />

DIO / Via HygroPalm PC direct RS232<br />

Display No display option Option No display option Option<br />

Display units %rh, °C, °F %rh, °C, °F,<br />

calculated value<br />

Display resolution N/A 0.1 %rh / 0.1 °C N/A 0.1 %rh / 0.1 °C; 0.01 calculated value<br />

Output signal 0…1/5/10 V, 0…20 mA, 4…20 mA 4…20 mA 0…1/5/10 V, 0…20 mA, 4…20 mA<br />

Trend indication No Yes on display No Yes on display<br />

RS485 interface No Yes<br />

Serial number in EEPROM<br />

Yes<br />

Scaleable output signal Yes, with HW3 software and HygroPalm No Yes, with HW3 software<br />

Electronics operating range -40…60 °C, versions with display -30…60 °C<br />

Measurement range (probe)<br />

Humidity<br />

0...100%rh<br />

Temperature Probe dependant max. -40…100 °C<br />

Output scaling (humidity) Scaleable 0...100%rh Scaleable<br />

Output scaling (temperature) Scaleable between -50...200 °C -40...60 °C or Scaleable between -50...200 °C<br />

-30...70 °C<br />

Accuracy at 23 °C ±1.5 %rh / ±0.3 K Probe dependant<br />

With probe extended N/A ±1.5 %rh/± 0.3 K N/A<br />

Reproducibility<br />

Probe dependant<br />

Long term stability<br />

< 1 %rh / Year<br />

Adjustment functions<br />

1 point %rh, °C Yes, with HygroPalm HW3 or<br />

4 point %rh, 2 point °C Yes, with HygroPalm HygroPalm<br />

Against reference probe<br />

Yes, with HygroPalm<br />

Calculations and constants<br />

Psychrometric calculation No computations possible Yes<br />

Pressure compensation N/A Possible with<br />

of calcualted value<br />

HW3 software<br />

Default pressure constant N/A 1013.25 hPa<br />

Transmitter remote functions with HygroPalm 3<br />

Transmitter/probe adjustment Multi-point adjustments<br />

Adjustment against reference Yes, one point adjustment against reference probe on HygroPalm 3<br />

Measurement display<br />

Yes<br />

Transmitter status<br />

Yes<br />

Electrical specifications<br />

Power supply<br />

2-wire types 2-wire 4…20 mA, 10… 28 VDC, min. 10 +(0.02 x load) N/A<br />

3/4-wire types 12(15)*…35 VDC /12…24 VAC 12(15)*…35 VDC /12…24 VAC<br />

*15 V for 0…10 V and current signals N/A *15 V for 0…10 V and current signals<br />

Maximum load<br />

Current output: ≤ 250 Ω; 2-wire at 24 V 500 Ω; Voltage output ≥ 1000 Ω<br />

Automatic load compensation No Yes<br />

Electrical connections<br />

Terminals on mounting base plate / M16 cable gland<br />

Mechanical Data<br />

Enclosure rating IP65 IP20 IP65<br />

Sensor protection Type SP-W15 Plastic cage Wire mesh filter, stainless steel<br />

Maximum air velocity 20 m/s 3 m/s 20 m/s<br />

Housing material<br />

ABS<br />

Probe length/diameter for<br />

duct mount types 207 x 15 mmØ N/A 250 x 15 mmØ<br />

Probe length/diameter for<br />

wall mount types 52 x 15 mmØ 38 x 10 mmØ 100 x 15 mmØ<br />

Dimensions 154 x 73 x 48 mm 82 x 82 x 27 mm 154 x 73 x 48 mm<br />

Weight Approx. 300 g Approx. 170 g Approx. 300 g<br />

Note:<br />

Space mount transmitters of the M-Series with current output signals inevitably suffer from a degree of ‘self heating’ as a result of the<br />

proximity of measurement sensors to the electronics. The effect has been minimised by careful design of the enclosure, pcb and probes.<br />

In addition, an active compensation system is now integrated into the circuit design, but for this to function correctly the transmitter<br />

should be allowed to equilibrate in its installation position for 30-60 minutes (depends on ambient temperature) before the most precise<br />

values are obtained.<br />

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10(15)*…35VDC /12…24 VAC<br />

*15 V für 0…10 V & current signals<br />

3 / 4 wire supply voltage signal<br />

10(15)*…35VDC /12…24 VAC<br />

*15 V für 0…10 V & current signals<br />

2 or 2 x 2 wire supply 4…20 mA<br />

Terminal Term Detail<br />

1 + Supply max. 35 V DC, 24 V AC<br />

2 – GND Common ground<br />

3 + Temperature Temperature value as voltage or current signal<br />

4 + Humidity Humidity value as voltage or<br />

current signal (M33 only)<br />

5 + + RS485 RS485 Positive Signal (only M33)<br />

6 – – RS485 RS485 Negative Signal (only M33)<br />

Only 2- wire and 2 x 2 wire types:<br />

1/3 Supply Supply 15…28 VDC, 2- resp. 2 x 2 wire<br />

2 Temperature Temperature signal 4...20 mA<br />

4 Humidity Humidity signal 4…20 mA<br />

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M1xS instruments<br />

Base plate M1xS<br />

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The Roline L-transmitter has been designed for cost sensitive applications where the highest accuracy or widest measuring ranges are<br />

not required. Two versions are available, 2 wire 4…20mA loop and 3/4 wire formats for current and voltage signals.<br />

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● Cost effective<br />

● Compact, well designed instruments<br />

● Excellent long term stability<br />

● All standard output signals available<br />

● Aesthetic housing<br />

Your benefits<br />

➤ Suitable for volume applications<br />

➤ Easy to install<br />

➤ Reliable data and reduced maintenance<br />

➤ Compatible with most control systems<br />

➤ Suitable for public areas<br />

L12<br />

• 2 wire or 2x2 wire loop powered 4…20 mA<br />

• Integrated probe<br />

• Duct and wall mounting versions<br />

• Combined humidity and temperature measurement<br />

• Humidity or temperature only versions<br />

• Use of digital technology<br />

• Excellent long term stability<br />

• Good accuracy<br />

• Temperature range 0…50 °C<br />

• Humidity range 0…100 % rh<br />

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• 3/4 wire model for 10 (15)…35 VDC /12…24 VAC supply<br />

• 4…20 mA, 0…20 mA, 0…10 V outputs<br />

• Integrated probe<br />

• Duct and wall mounting versions<br />

• Combined humidity and temperature measurement<br />

• Humidity or temperature only versions<br />

• Use of digital technology<br />

• Excellent long term stability<br />

• Good accuracy<br />

• Temperature range 0…50 °C<br />

• Humidity range 0…100 %rh<br />

L1xS<br />

• Space mount transmitter with 2, 2x2 and 3/4 wire technology<br />

• 4…20 mA, 0…20 mA, 0…10 V outputs<br />

• Integrated probe<br />

• Duct and wall mounting versions<br />

• Combined humidity and temperature measurement<br />

• Humidity or temperature only versions<br />

• Use of digital technology<br />

• Excellent long term stability<br />

• Good accuracy<br />

• Temperature range 0…50 °C<br />

• Humidity range 0…100 %<br />

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Roline L-Series Transmitters<br />

Ordering Information Roline L-Series (standard types are defined in the price list)<br />

Specification 1 2 3 4 5 6 7<br />

Example L 1 2 S H T 2<br />

Roline L with integrated probe L 1<br />

Electrical connections 2, 2 x 2-wire 4...20 mA 2<br />

12*...35 VDC, 3/4 wire 3<br />

Mounting Duct (probe length 205 mm) D<br />

Wall (probe length 55 mm)<br />

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Humidity only H X<br />

Temperature only T X<br />

Output signal 0...20 mA (not for L12) 1<br />

4...20 mA 2<br />

0...1 V (not for L12) 3<br />

0...5 V (not for L12) 4<br />

0...10 V (not for L12) 5<br />

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Note:<br />

Space mount transmitters of the L-Series with current output signals inevitably suffer from a degree of ‘self heating’ as a result of the<br />

proximity of measurement sensors to the electronics. The effect has been minimised by careful design of the enclosure, pcb and probes.<br />

In addition, an active compensation system is now integrated into the circuit design, but for this to function correctly the transmitter<br />

should be allowed to equilibrate in its installation position for 30-60 minutes (depends on ambient temperature) before the most precise<br />

values are obtained.<br />

Technical data Roline L-Series<br />

Specification L12 L13<br />

Humidity sensor<br />

Hygromer ® AC-1<br />

Temperature sensor<br />

Pt 100 1/3 DIN<br />

Output signal type 2, 2x2-wire, 4…20 mA 0…1/ 5 /10 V; 0/4…20 mA<br />

Transmitter adjustment<br />

With HygroPalm 3 handheld instrument<br />

Measurement range Humidity<br />

0…100 %rh (non condensing for space mount)<br />

Temperature -40…60 °C<br />

Output scaling<br />

Scaleable<br />

Temperature compensation<br />

Yes<br />

Accuracy at 23°C<br />

±3 %rh / ±0.5 K<br />

Reproducibility<br />

< 0.6 %rh/0.5 K<br />

Long term stability<br />

< 1.5 %rh/Year<br />

Supply 2, 2x2 wire 4…20 mA 10…28 VDC 10(15)*...35VDC /12...24 VAC<br />

Current consumption Max. 20 mA /output < 50 mA<br />

Max. Load for current output ≤ 250 Ω ; with 24 V supply ≤ 500 Ω < 250 Ω<br />

Min. Load for voltage output<br />

>1000 Ω/V<br />

Electrical connections<br />

Screw terminals / M16 cable gland<br />

Maximum air velocity<br />

L1xD & L1xW: Max. 20 m/s; L1xS: max. 3m/s<br />

Enclosure rating Duct/wall mount IP 65; Space mount IP 22<br />

Housing material / fire resistance<br />

ABS/PP-H / UL94 HB compliant<br />

Dimensions Duct mount Ø 82 x 43 mm; Probe length 207 mm; Probe 15 mm<br />

Wall mount<br />

Ø 82 x 43 mm; Probe length 52 mm; Probe 15 mm<br />

Space mount<br />

82 x 82 x 27 mm<br />

Weight<br />

Approx. 200 g<br />

*15 V for 0...10 V and current signals<br />

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*15 V for 0…10 V & current signals<br />

3 / 4 wire supply voltage signal<br />

10(15)*…35VDC /12…24 VAC<br />

*15 V for 0…10 V & current signals<br />

2 or 2 x 2 wire supply 4…20 mA<br />

Terminal Term Detail<br />

3-wire types<br />

V+ (1) Supply max. 35 V DC, 24 V AC<br />

GND (2) GND Common ground<br />

T Out (3) Temperature Temperature value as voltage or current signal<br />

H Out (4) Humidity Humidity value as voltage or current signal (M33 only)<br />

Only 2- wire and 2 x 2 wire types:<br />

V+ Supply Supply 15…28 VDC, 2- resp. 2 x 2 wire<br />

T Out Temperature Temperature signal 4...20 mA<br />

H Out Humidity Humidity signal 4…20 mA<br />

Dimensional drawings Roline L<br />

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Duct-mount type<br />

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L12: L13:<br />

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T Out T Out<br />

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Installation, Maintenance and Accessories<br />

Installation of ROTRONIC transmitters is simple. The various models are fixed either using a mounting plate onto which the whole transmitter<br />

is fixed, or by a connection base plate which is screwed onto the wall or duct, or by direct mounting onto a duct by fixing the<br />

probe with an AGRO fitting. Some models feature screw holes inside the enclosure, which are sealed against the electronics.<br />

Mounting<br />

HygroFlex<br />

HygroFlex transmitters can be mounted by a separate mounting<br />

plate. The plate is screwed onto the wall, and the transmitter<br />

enclosure hooked in.<br />

M120 / M130<br />

M120 / M130 transmitters can be fixed onto a wall or duct by<br />

4 screws through interior holes. Duct mount probes are fixed<br />

by a compression fitting and a flange.<br />

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The connection base plate of the M-Series is used for mounting.<br />

It may be mounted and wired during construction. Once the<br />

construction works are completed the electronics can just be<br />

plugged in and secured.<br />

Roline L<br />

Roline L-Series transmitters are fixed onto a duct or wall directly<br />

with the screw tags. Duct mount probes may also be fixed by a<br />

compression fitting and a flange.<br />

Maintenance<br />

ROTRONIC transmitters require hardly any maintenance. Due<br />

to excellent long term stability, a calibration interval of one year<br />

will be sufficient in most cases. However, in some applications,<br />

for example where pollutants are present, it may be advisable<br />

to perform calibrations more often. For detailed calibration<br />

information, please refer to the later chapter on calibration.<br />

In dusty and polluted environments, the sensor protection filters<br />

require some maintenance. We recommend that a spare filter is<br />

available and to exchange it on site. The replaced filter may be<br />

cleaned in the workshop with soap and water. Ultrasonic cleaners<br />

may also be used. Let the filter dry thoroughly before re-use.<br />

Installation accessories for all 15 and<br />

25mm diameter probes.<br />

If the transmitter electronics are mounted<br />

directly onto a wall or duct, no further<br />

mounting hardware is needed. If just<br />

the probe is installed in a duct, an AGRO<br />

compression fitting and flange are used.<br />

The flange is used only if the AGRO<br />

compression fitting cannot be fastened<br />

directly to the duct.<br />

Order code Gasket Probe Ø T max. Thread AG H (mm) Flange<br />

AC1301-M Perbunan 15 mm 100 °C M 20 x 1.5 26 AC 1305<br />

AC1302-M Perbunan 25 mm 100 °C M 32 x 1.5 31.5 AC 1306<br />

AC1303-M Viton D 15 mm 200 °C M 20 x 1.5 26 AC 1305<br />

AC1304-M Viton 25 mm 200 °C M 32 x 1.5 31.5 AC 1306<br />

½" G thread on request<br />

Filters: Suitable filters may be found in the chapter Accessories (pages 114/115)<br />

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HygroClip Introduction<br />

HygroClip ® is a high quality probe for the measurement of humidity and temperature.<br />

It is used in a wide range of applications including handheld instruments, dataloggers and transmitters. It provides digital and analogue<br />

output signals for both temperature and humidity. Different output ranges are distinguished by different colours of the housings.<br />

The digital DIO signal is perfectly suited for networked applications. With the digital interfaces DI-LANCLIP, DI-WLANCLIP and DI-USBCLIP,<br />

new possibilities for online monitoring applications become available.<br />

The digital signal is also suitable for OEM applications. An increasing number of OEMs make use of the digital technology.<br />

The probes may be adjusted digitally by either software or handheld instruments such as the HygroPalm-Series. Calibration data is stored<br />

in an EE-Prom, therefore the probes can be used with any ROTRONIC display instrument or transmitter or even OEM instruments without<br />

the need for further adjustment. ROTRONIC offers an exchange service for the HygroClip probes, where every refurbished HygroClip<br />

comes with a new sensor and is supplied with a factory adjustment certificate.<br />

Rotronic’s extensive experience of humidity technology, coupled with the HygroClip’s unique range of features and benefits mean that<br />

we can satisfy the measurement and practical needs of any user. As the first to market with an interchangeable humidity probe concept,<br />

and with continuous dialogue with our customers, we continue to expand the performance, quality and advantages for the benefit of our<br />

customers worldwide.<br />

Key features<br />

● Simple replacement within seconds<br />

● No on-site adjustment necessary<br />

● Global availability from stock<br />

● Digital output signal<br />

● Analogue interface<br />

● Wide supply voltage range<br />

● Networkable over USB, RS485, TCP/IP<br />

Your benefits<br />

➤ Negligible down time; reduction of servicing costs<br />

➤ No specific knowledge required, minimal site time<br />

➤ Available from your local dealer<br />

➤ High accuracy and interchangeability<br />

➤ Also suitable for analogue display instruments<br />

➤ Suitable for almost every OEM instrument<br />

➤ Easy monitoring<br />

OEM applications and advantages<br />

The availability of digital and analogue output signals and the wide supply voltage range of 3.5 to 24 VDC makes the HygroClip suitable for a wide<br />

variety of applications. The application ranges of 0…100 %rh and -40 to 85 °C are unique, they cover the majority of application requirements.<br />

HygroClip S is the standard type. However, ROTRONIC is capable of manufacturing customized types according to your requirements.<br />

The HygroClip is ideally suited as an integral part of complete humidity and temperature measurement systems, such as:<br />

● Display devices<br />

● Process control applications<br />

● Multi channel data loggers<br />

● Handheld instruments<br />

● High precision climate control<br />

Section contains<br />

● Electronic cabinets<br />

● Incubators and environmental chambers<br />

● Fermentation chambers<br />

● EDP applications<br />

● Gas detection systems & portable instrumentation<br />

● Air conditioned containers<br />

HygroClip Probe 64-66<br />

● Standard HygroClip S<br />

● HygroClip S3 for meteorological applications<br />

HygroClip Interfaces 67<br />

● TCP-IP: RJ45 and wireless LAN<br />

● USB<br />

HygroClip Accessories 68-71<br />

● Accessories for HygroClip probes<br />

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Replaceable sensor protection filter<br />

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IP-65 protection<br />

Analogue and digital interfaces<br />

Available for standard and<br />

meteorological applications<br />

Sockets with lock-ring<br />

3.5...24 VDC supply voltage<br />

OEM-types available<br />

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The majority of ROTRONIC instruments use a HygroClip S probe for the measurement of humidity and temperature. The probe is used<br />

in combination with handheld instruments, data loggers and transmitters. Many OEM customers use it either as a transmitter or sensor<br />

module in their own products. HygroClip probes are interchangeable without adjustment.<br />

HygroClip probes can actually be connected and networked directly by a TCP/IP (LAN or W-LAN) interface to a PC. This allows cost<br />

effective on-line monitoring for various applications. A USB interface is also available. These types may also be networked by RS485.<br />

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• 100 % interchangeable<br />

• 1 digital and 2 analogue outputs<br />

• ROTRONIC Hygromer humidity sensor 0...100 %rh<br />

• Accuracy: Standard ±1 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

S1: ±0.6 %rh, ±0.2K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

• Long term stability better than 1 %rh/year<br />

• High precision Pt100 1/3 DIN temperature sensor<br />

• Short response time<br />

• Includes wire mesh filter<br />

• Anthracite housing<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip S<br />

HygroClip S1<br />

Standard probe with factory adjustment certificate<br />

0...100 %rh = 0...1 V / -40...85 °C = -0.4...0.85 V<br />

High accuracy probe with SCS certificate<br />

HygroClip S3<br />

HygroClip S3 is the meteorology version of the HygroClip S<br />

• 100 % interchangeable<br />

• 1 digital and 2 analogue outputs<br />

• ROTRONIC Hygromer humidity sensor 0...100 %rh<br />

• Accuracy: Standard ±1 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

S31: ±0.6 %rh, ±0.2K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

• Long term stability better than 1 %rh/year<br />

• High precision Pt100 1/3 DIN temperature sensor<br />

• Short response time<br />

• Includes wire mesh filter<br />

• White housing<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip S3<br />

HygroClip S31<br />

0...100 %rh = 0...1 V / -40...60 °C = 0...1 V<br />

High accuracy probe with SCS certificate<br />

Note:<br />

These probes feature a DAT05 connector. The order codes of probes available<br />

with a Binder 5-pin connector have the suffix–B5<br />

For more HygroClip probes: see pages 10-11<br />

MOC, MOC 3<br />

• Mounting connector for HygroClip S<br />

• 30 cm connecting wires<br />

• Mounting hole 12.7 mm diameter or PG7 thread<br />

• HygroClip connector with bayonet locking ring<br />

• MOC3 in white for HygroClip S3<br />

Order code:<br />

MOC<br />

MOC 3<br />

(anthracite)<br />

(white)<br />

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HygroClip S and Accessories<br />

The new cost effective DI interfaces allow the networking of up to 64 devices using an RS485 network with a master interface unit<br />

connecting to a PC using either an Ethernet, Wireless LAN or USB interface. The HygroClip interface units can be integrated onto existing<br />

networks of data loggers and / or transmitters.<br />

One or two HygroClip probes may be connected to the interface units.<br />

With the user friendly HW4 software, the devices can be configured, monitored and managed. Adjustment and calibration by software is<br />

also possible via the network.<br />

The interfaces are available in three different versions:<br />

DI-3<br />

• USB PC Interface<br />

• 2 digital HygroClip probe connections<br />

• Connector for mains adaptor<br />

• Operating range -40...85 °C<br />

• Software compatible with ROTRONIC HW4<br />

• RS485 bus interface<br />

• Supply via RS485 cable is possible<br />

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• Ethernet LAN TCP/IP interface (RJ45)<br />

• 2 digital HygroClip probe connections<br />

• Connector for mains adaptor<br />

• Operating range -40...85 °C<br />

• Software compatible with ROTRONIC HW4<br />

• RS485 bus interface<br />

• Power supply via RS485 cable is possible<br />

Order code:<br />

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• Wireless LAN TCP/IP interface<br />

• 2 digital HygroClip probe connections<br />

• Connector for mains adaptor<br />

• Operating range -40...85 °C<br />

• Software compatible with ROTRONIC HW4<br />

• RS485 bus interface<br />

• Power supply via RS485 cable is possible<br />

Order code:<br />

DI-4-WL<br />

Probe connections and cables<br />

The two 5-pin Binder connectors accept HygroClip probes with<br />

B5 connectors, while probes with a DAT05 or Industrial Tuchel<br />

connector require an adaptor cable.<br />

Order code:<br />

MOK-01-B5<br />

T7-0.5-B5<br />

1 m adaptor cable for probes with<br />

DAT05 connector (see next page)<br />

0.5 m adaptor cable for probes with<br />

Industrial Tuchel 7-pin connector (see page 119)<br />

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MOK, MOK3<br />

Passive extension cables for HygroClip S and S3 (no electronics)<br />

• 1…5 m connection cable with stripped wires<br />

• 5-pin Binder connector or DAT05 connection to extend cable length<br />

Active adaptor: with integrated amplifier<br />

• Ranges 0…1 V, 0…2.5 V, 0…5 V, 0…10 V at 0…100 % rh and, for example -40…60 °C<br />

• Length of connection cable up to 20 m<br />

• MOK3 in white for HygroClip S3<br />

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Order codes passive adaptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16<br />

Standard type (anthracite) M O K -<br />

White housing 3-<br />

Cable length: 1 m 0 1<br />

2 m 0 2<br />

5 m 0 5<br />

Stripped wires - X X<br />

Binder 5 pin connector B 5<br />

DAT05 connector (HygroClip-plug) D A T 0 5 Not for MOK3<br />

Order codes active adaptors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Remarks<br />

Anthracite housing (Standard type) M O K -<br />

White housing 3-<br />

Cable length 1 m 0 1<br />

2 m 0 2<br />

5 m 0 5<br />

10 m 1 0<br />

20 m 2 0<br />

Stripped wires - X X<br />

Output signal<br />

Max. cable:<br />

0…1 V (min. supply 5.5 V) - 0 0 1 V 2 m<br />

0…2.5 V (min. supply 5.5 V) - 0 2 5 V 5 m<br />

0…5 V (min. supply 10 V) - 0 0 5 V 10 m<br />

0…10 V (min. supply 15 V) - 0 1 0 V 20 m<br />

Temperature range -<br />

0…100 °C ( not possible for MOK3-XX) 1<br />

-30…70 °C (not possible for MOK3-XX) 2<br />

-40…60 °C 3<br />

Minimum load: 1 kΩ/V<br />

HygroWin<br />

HygroWin is a probe for direct connection to the RS232 interface of a PC, to be used for<br />

example to monitor climatic data in a wine cellar or similar.<br />

• 15 mm probe for direct connection to a PC with a serial port DB25 / DB 9 adaptor<br />

• Measurement range 0...100 %rh, -25...85 °C<br />

• Accuracy ±3 %rh, ±0.5 K (at 23 ± 5°C)<br />

• Comprehensive software with data storage<br />

• Cost effective probe<br />

• Not adjustable<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroWin<br />

AC1207<br />

Probe with software<br />

Mains adaptor<br />

Note:<br />

Some PCs may not provide enough power on the COM port. We recommend powering<br />

the HygroWin with the optional mains adaptor AC1207.<br />

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MOK-xx-WIN<br />

With the calibration cable MOK-xx-WIN, HygroClip probes can be<br />

calibrated /adjusted directly with a PC.<br />

• Direct PC connection including a serial port DB25 / DB 9 adaptor<br />

• Cable length: 1 m, 2 m, 3 m<br />

• Use with calibration software HW3<br />

• Printing of calibration certificates if so desired<br />

• Fitted with power connector<br />

• Maximum supply voltage 27 VDC<br />

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MOK-02-WIN<br />

MOK-03-WIN<br />

T7-03-WIN<br />

AC1207<br />

for probes with DAT05 connector, with 1 m cable<br />

for probes with DAT05 connector, with 2 m cable<br />

for probes with DAT05 connector, with 3 m cable<br />

for probes with Tuchel T7 connector<br />

(Industrial type), with 3 m cable<br />

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the optional mains adaptor AC1207.<br />

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For system validation, ROTRONIC offers HygroClip simulators for both<br />

Industrial probes with Tuchel 7-pin connector and probes with DAT05<br />

connector.<br />

A HygroClip simulator generates a fixed digital value for both humidity<br />

and temperature, which is available as digital and analogue outputs.<br />

The values serve as input parameters for connected instruments or the<br />

loops to be validated. Thus, an exactly defined value is present at the<br />

probe input, by which the control device can be validated. The values<br />

may be defined by the customer when ordering.<br />

Simulators with DAT05 connector<br />

Order code:<br />

HCLP-S-35RH-15C simulates 35 %rh and 15 °C<br />

HCLP-S-65RH-25C simulates 65 %rh and 25 °C<br />

Simulators with Tuchel 7-pin connector (Industrial types)<br />

Order code:<br />

AC1618/10-20 simulates 10 %rh and 20 °C<br />

AC1618/20-910 simulates 20 %rh and -10 °C<br />

Details and order information see page 118.<br />

HPH Signal Booster<br />

• Allows cable lengths up to 99 m<br />

• Cable length compensation, therefore no measuring errors when using long cable runs<br />

• ROV interface (10 mV/ %rh, 10 mV/ °C, 0 %rh, 0 °C = 0 V)<br />

Order code:<br />

HPH-CG05B5<br />

HPH-CG99B5<br />

HPH-CG05XX<br />

HPH-CG99XX<br />

Booster, 5 m connecting cable with Binder 5-pin connector<br />

Booster, connecting cable up to 99 m selectable, Binder 5-pin connector<br />

Booster, 5 m connecting cable, stripped wires<br />

Booster, connecting cable up to 99 m selectable, stripped wires<br />

Technical data of the HPH signal booster<br />

Outputs Humidity 0…100 %rh = 0…1 V (N.B. DIO digital signal is not available via the HPH)<br />

Temperature<br />

-40…85 °C= -0.4…0.85 V<br />

Cable length<br />

5…99 m<br />

Cable compensation<br />

Up to 99 m<br />

Connecting cable<br />

Open terminations or 5 pin connector<br />

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HygroClip Technical data, Order Information<br />

Supply voltage HygroClip 3.5…24 VDC<br />

Current consumption HygroClip Approx. 4 mA<br />

Operating range Humidity /Temperature 0…100 %rh / -40…85 °C<br />

Accuracy at 23 °C Humidity /Temperature ±1 %rh / ±0.3 K<br />

Output signals HygroClip S Humidity /Temperature 0…100 %rh = 0…1V / -40…85 °C = -0.4…0.85V<br />

HygroClip S3 Humidity /Temperature 0…100 %rh = 0…1V / -40…60 °C = 0…1V<br />

Digital output signal<br />

One Wire DIO<br />

Start up time<br />

2.7s first measurement; 0.7 s subsequent<br />

Resolution Humidity 100 %rh / 12 bit analogue, 16 bit digital<br />

Temperature<br />

250 °C/12 bit analogue, 16 bit digital<br />

Adjustment<br />

Via PC (EE-Prom) or compatible instrument<br />

Reproducibility Humidity


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DI-4-WL<br />

AC1211<br />

AC1614/xx<br />

RS485<br />

Wireless LAN<br />

AC1614/xx<br />

RS485<br />

MOK-XX-B5<br />

AC1211<br />

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Introduction<br />

In Meteorology, the accuracy of the climatic measurement data is essential for accurate forecasting and decision making. ROTRONIC<br />

humidity probes have an excellent reputation for providing reliable results, even in the most demanding conditions where high humidity<br />

and low temperatures can prevail. Our current product range offers high performance, and a wide range of configurations and price levels<br />

that are compatible with any application’s demands.<br />

ROTRONIC also supply ventilated shields, that provide highly improved protection from rain, snow and radiation, and, most importantly,<br />

improve the accuracy of temperature measurement. Compared to previous generations of ventilated shields, the performance has been<br />

greatly improved. In practice it matches the values measured by the widely used, but expensive, condensation hygrometers that represent<br />

the reference in many national meteorological organisations throughout the world. This is not to say they are an alternative, more<br />

that they will provide high levels of performance in cost sensitive situations.<br />

Why is the correct temperature essential<br />

In the past, combined temperature and humidity probes have been integrated into weather stations, or screens (such as the Stevenson<br />

type), usually made of wood and painted white. Despite the white colour, the screens tended to heat up as a result of solar radiation, and<br />

the internal deviation from actual temperature could be quite high. Such a deviation obviously leads to incorrect measurement of the<br />

humidity, because relative humidity is so temperature dependent.<br />

Example:<br />

Assuming an absolute humidity Q of 5 g/kg; the relative humidity at 20°C is 34.74 %rh; at 21°C 32.66 %rh and at 19°C 36.97 %rh. Hence, it<br />

is clear that an incorrect temperature measurement will result in an incorrect relative humidity value.<br />

The new ROTRONIC ventilated weather shields minimise thermal effects and provide for a much improved temperature accuracy, as the<br />

probe is not as severely effected by solar effects. An air flow constantly cools the shield, and air temperature is measured at the air inlet.<br />

Shields developed with<br />

The new shields have been developed in cooperation with the Swiss National Meteorological Service.<br />

Their tests showed the excellent accuracy of the combination of ROTRONIC meteorological probes and ventilated shields.<br />

Key features<br />

● High accuracy and stability<br />

● Digital probes<br />

● Fast and easy probe exchange<br />

● Ventilated shields<br />

● Easy mounting<br />

Your benefits<br />

➤ Reliable measurement data and low maintenance costs<br />

➤ No on-site calibration required<br />

➤ Saves installation and on-site costs<br />

➤ Optimum temperature performance<br />

➤ Saves installation and on-site costs<br />

Section contents:<br />

Weather Protection Shields 74<br />

● Ventilated weather protection shields<br />

● Non-ventilated weather protection shields<br />

● State-of-the-art meteorological probes<br />

Probes and Adaptors 75-79<br />

● Analogue meteorological probes<br />

● Digital HygroClip probes<br />

● MOK cable adaptors for HygroClip<br />

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Meteorology Applications<br />

ROTRONIC Weather Station for Temperature and Relative Humidity<br />

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Ice warning systems<br />

BMS / HVAC applications<br />

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Ventilated weather shield RS-series<br />

Weather and Radiation Protection Shields<br />

The new RS ventilated shield has been developed in close cooperation with the Swiss National Meteorological Service. It is a highly<br />

advanced product, designed to minimise the influence of thermal radiation on humidity and temperature measurements, whilst<br />

maximising protection from the very worst weather conditions, including horizontally driving wind and rain. The performance of the RS<br />

shield in combination with the latest ROTRONIC meteorological probes is such that in comparative tests, measurement performance was<br />

practically identical to reference chilled mirror condensation hygrometers which are used by many National Meteorological Organisations.<br />

The fan is supplied by a separate cable.<br />

The new shield provides an enormous increase in precision compared to the existing shields.<br />

All ROTRONIC Meteorology probes can be used in conjunction with the new shield.<br />

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Key features<br />

• Easy-to-install protection shield with built-in ventilator<br />

• Special white paint minimises solar gain<br />

• Easy probe mounting<br />

• 12 VDC or 24 VDC supply for fan and probe<br />

Operating range: -30…60 °C<br />

Material:<br />

Aluminium, POM<br />

Colour: White, RAL 9010<br />

Fan supply:<br />

approx. 2 W<br />

Aspiration rate:<br />

3.5 m/s / 900 l/min<br />

Dimensions: see drawing on page 78<br />

Fan:<br />

Papst fan IP54<br />

Lifetime of fan:<br />

70,000 hours @40 °C,<br />

35,000 hours @70 °C<br />

Order code:<br />

RS12T<br />

RS24T<br />

Weather shield with 12 VDC ventilator<br />

Weather shield with 24 VDC ventilator<br />

See diagrams page 78<br />

Mounting kits for RS weather protection shield<br />

Order code: Probe used / Adaptor Cable connection<br />

MKRS-1-15 HygroClip S3 Terminals / Cable glands<br />

MKRS-2-15 HygroClip with HygroFlex-connector Terminals/Tuchel 7-pin connector<br />

MKRS-3-25 MP100/MP400 w. Tuchel 7-pin connector Terminals / Cable glands<br />

MKRS-4-25 MP100/MP400 w. Tuchel 4-pin connector Terminals / Cable glands<br />

MKRS-5-25 MP100H /MP400H Terminals / Cable glands<br />

Weather and radiation protection shield with natural ventilation<br />

The naturally ventilated shield is recommended for applications where the accuracy is less<br />

important.<br />

• It offers fairly good protection against radiation and precipitation.<br />

• Suitable for humidity and temperature probes series MP100A, MP400A, MP100H,<br />

MP400H<br />

• Protects against horizontally driving wind and rain up to 68 km/h.<br />

• Includes probe protection tube<br />

Order code:<br />

AC1002-AC1012<br />

AC1003-AC1012<br />

AC1015<br />

AC1004<br />

Accessories:<br />

ET-234<br />

ET-230<br />

Suitable for:<br />

For MP100A series (12 plates)<br />

For MP400A, MP100H, MP400H (16 plates)<br />

For HygroClip S/S3 probes; in conjunction with AC1002-AC1012<br />

Used for HygroClip S3C03 probes (9 plates)<br />

Mating connector Tuchel 7 pin female<br />

Mating connector Tuchel 4 pin female<br />

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MP100H / MP400H / HygroClip S3<br />

MP100H/MP400H for interchangeable HygroClip sensor module<br />

High performance meteorological probe with advanced features and a wide range of configuration options.<br />

Key features:<br />

• Humidity and temperature measurement using interchangeable HygroClip S3 sensor module<br />

• Highly accurate temperature measurement option, direct Pt100 sensor element.<br />

• Temperature operating range: -40…+60 ºC<br />

• Current or voltage output signals<br />

• Cable length compensation to 99m (V outputs)<br />

See page 78 for technical data<br />

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Specification: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13<br />

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Basic model voltage output*<br />

MP100H-<br />

Basic model current output*<br />

MP400H-<br />

Without auxiliary Pt100 0<br />

With auxiliary Pt100, active signal 1<br />

With auxiliary Pt100, passive signal 2-wire 2<br />

With auxiliary Pt100, passive signal 3-wire 3<br />

With auxiliary Pt100, passive signal 4-wire 4<br />

Output signal for MP100H<br />

0…1 V = 0…100 %rh; -40…60 °C = -0.4…0.6 V 1<br />

0…1 V =0…100 %rh; -30…70 °C 2<br />

0…1 V = 0…100 %rh; -40…60 °C 3<br />

Output signal for MP400H<br />

0…20 mA = 0…100 %rh, 0…100 °C (max. 60 °C operation) 4<br />

0…20 mA = 0…100 %rh -40…60 °C 5<br />

0…20 mA = 0…100 %rh -30…70 °C 6<br />

4…20 mA = 0…100 %rh, 0…100 °C (max. 60 °C operation) 7<br />

4…20 mA = 0…100 %rh -40…60 °C 8<br />

4…20 mA = 0…100 %rh -30…70 °C 9<br />

PUR connection cable (3 m standard) 0 3<br />

Maximum 99 m 9 9<br />

7-pin Tuchel plug (not for 3/4 wire auxiliary Pt100) T 7<br />

No cable termination 0 0<br />

Auxiliary temperature sensor Pt100 1/3 DIN - 0 3 D I N<br />

Pt100 1/5 DIN 0 5 D I N<br />

Pt100 1/10 DIN 1 0 D I N<br />

N.B. Tuchel 4-pin connector is not possible!<br />

* HygroClip S3 probe must be ordered separately<br />

HygroClip S3<br />

Standard probe for humidity and temperature measurement<br />

in very cost sensitive meteorological applications.<br />

Key Features:<br />

• HygroClip configured for meteorology applications.<br />

• Wire mesh filter to protect sensor<br />

Measurement range: -40...60 °C, 0...100 %rh = 0…1 V<br />

Accuracy:<br />

±1 %rh, ±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Dimensions: 100 x 15 mm Ø<br />

Rating:<br />

IP65<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroClip S3<br />

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MP100A with linear voltage output<br />

MP400A with linear current output<br />

Standard type meteorological probe with fixed sensors with high performance based on<br />

analogue technology.<br />

Key features:<br />

• Accuracy and long term stability<br />

• Resistant to condensation and air-borne pollutants<br />

• Temperature operating range: -40…60 °C<br />

• Temperature measurement by direct Pt100 resistance or linear analogue output<br />

• Cable length compensation circuit; no signal errors for cables<br />

up to 100 m with 0…1V output<br />

• Universal power supply 5…26.5 VDC<br />

• Rapid start up time suits some data acquisition systems<br />

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Humidity Range: 0…100 %rh = 0…1 V (MP100A) or 4…20 mA (MP400A)<br />

Order Code Temp. Range Connector Cable compensation<br />

MP101A-T4-W4W -0.4…0.6 V = -40…60 °C Tuchel 4-pin male Yes<br />

MP101A-T7-W4W<br />

Tuchel 7-pin male<br />

MP408A-T4-W4W 4…20 mA = -40…60 °C Tuchel 4-pin male No<br />

MP408A-CGXX-W4W 4…20 mA = -40…60 °C open strands XX = length in m<br />

Order codes of non - standard types MP100 & MP400<br />

Column No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14<br />

Example: M P 1 0 1 A - T7 - W 4 W<br />

Output signals: Voltage M P 1 0<br />

Humidity:<br />

0…1 VDC = 0…100 %rh<br />

Temperature: -0.4…0.6 V = -40…60 °C 1<br />

0…1 VDC = -30…70 °C 2<br />

0…1 VDC = -40…60 °C 3<br />

Auxiliary Pt100 for 4/4 wire connection 6<br />

Output signals: Current M P 4 0 - -<br />

0…20 mA = 0…100 %rh / Pt100 4-wire 0<br />

4…20 mA = 0…100 %rh / Pt100 4-wire 1<br />

4…20 mA = 0…100 %rh (2-wire) 2<br />

4…20 mA= 0…100 %rh (2-wire)/ Pt100 4-wire 3<br />

0…20 mA = 0…100 %rh, 0…100 °C 4<br />

0…20 mA = 0…100 %rh, -40…60 °C 5<br />

0…20 mA = 0…100 %rh, -30…70 °C 6<br />

4…20 mA = 0…100 %rh, 0…100 °C 7<br />

4…20 mA = 0…100 %rh, -40…60 °C 8<br />

4…20 mA = 0…100 %rh -30…70 °C 9<br />

Common terms for MP100 & MP400<br />

Version:<br />

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Integrated Tuchel 7-pin connector<br />

T7<br />

Connection cable: PUR cable, grey CG<br />

Cable length: 2m (for example) 02<br />

Cable plug: Cannon 4-pin connector C4<br />

Without plug, stripped wires 00<br />

Sensor protection: Wire filter<br />

Operating range: -40…60 °C<br />

Humidity sensor: Hygromer ® IN-1<br />

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HygroClip S3C03 for meteorological applications<br />

HygroClip Probes<br />

Typical applications include low cost weather stations and data acquisition<br />

systems. Fitted with 3 m cable (un-terminated)<br />

• Homologated by Meteo France<br />

• Precise and stable measurement of temperature and humidity<br />

• Economical price<br />

• Configured for outdoor measurements<br />

• Compact dimensions<br />

• Weather protection shield available<br />

• Technical data equal to HygroClip S3, except cable<br />

• Available with Pt100 1/5 DIN in 4-wire technique<br />

Measurement range:<br />

HygroClip S3: -40…60 °C, 0…100 %rh = 0…1 V<br />

Accuracy:<br />

Humidity: ±1 %rh, at 23 ±5 °C<br />

Temperature:<br />

±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C, active)<br />

±0.1 K (Pt100 1/5 DIN, passive)<br />

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IP rating:<br />

Ø 15 x 100 mm, 3 m cable<br />

IP65<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroClip S3C03<br />

HygroClip S3C03-PT15<br />

Active cable probe<br />

Probe with passive Pt100 1/5 DIN<br />

HygroClip S3<br />

Standard sensor module for humidity and temperature designed for meteorology<br />

applications . A wire mesh filter provides sensor protection against dust and high<br />

air velocity.<br />

• Economical price<br />

• Configured for outdoor measurements<br />

• Compact dimensions<br />

• Weather protection shield available<br />

Measurement range:<br />

HygroClip S3: -40…60 °C, 0…100 %rh = 0…1 V<br />

Accuracy:<br />

Humidity: ±1 %rh, at 23 ±5 °C<br />

Temperature:<br />

±0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C)<br />

Dimensions:<br />

IP rating:<br />

Ø15 x 100 mm<br />

IP65<br />

Order Code:<br />

HygroClip S3<br />

MOK Adaptors for meteorology applications with HygroClip Probes<br />

The MOK adaptors provide a simple and low cost means of connecting a HygroClip<br />

probe to a signal processing device. They can amongst many other applications be<br />

used in conjunction with the weather protection shields RS12 / RS24.<br />

MOK3-05-XX<br />

MOK3-…-1/2.5/5/10 V<br />

Passive adaptor without electronics for HygroClip S3<br />

Active adaptors with integrated amplifier<br />

Order codes see page 68<br />

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Technical data<br />

Series MP100H MP100A MP400H MP400A<br />

Output signal type Voltage Current<br />

Supply voltage 3.6…35 VDC 4.8...30 VDC 3.6 + (0.02*Load) VDC, MP402/403:<br />

max. 35 VDC<br />

8+ (0.02*load) VDC<br />

Others:<br />

5+ (0.02*load) VDC<br />

max. 26. VDC<br />

Power consumption:<br />

10 mA with HygroClip 6 mA 50 mA with HygroClip 20 mA / 2x20 mA<br />

Load > 1 kΩ


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Tuchel T4 Tuchel T7 MP100 Tuchel T7 with separate Pt100<br />

Accessories:<br />

Order code: Description Material<br />

SP-WH3-15 Filter for HygroClip S3 probes Polycarbonate / Wire mesh<br />

Pore size: 20…25 µm<br />

SP-W2-25 Filter for MP100 /MP400 series Polycarbonate / Wire mesh<br />

Pore size: 20…25 µm<br />

Cable length compensation<br />

The integrated cable length compensation allows the use of a connection cable up to<br />

99 m long, without an adverse affect on measurements. The additional “0” cable wire is<br />

connected according to the diagrams shown.<br />

The combination of ROTRONIC instruments with ROTRONIC cables includes the cable<br />

length compensation facility as standard.<br />

The connection from probe to display instrument consists of a 5-core cable, where the<br />

shielding may also be used for the common earth. The “0” cable compensation is connected<br />

to the common earth “GND” at the display instrument. It is possible to use the<br />

probe with a non-ROTRONIC instrument, such as a datalogger, chart recorder or controller<br />

and retain the compensation, by connecting the cable compensation “0” to the common<br />

earth “GND” of the termination point (the load).<br />

The cable compensation “0” can be connected with the common earth “GND” at the plug,<br />

if a 5-core cable is extended by a 5-core cable. If this is terminated by a 4-pin plug, in this<br />

case the cable compensation is effective in the 5-core cable up to the 4-pin plug.<br />

Probes with integrated 4-pin connector:<br />

The cable compensation is effective up to the connector.<br />

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The measurement of Water Activity, or Equilibrium Relative Humidity, as it is sometimes known, is a key parameter in the quality<br />

control of any moisture sensitive product or material.<br />

ROTRONIC has designed and manufactured instruments for the measurement of Water Activity for over 30 years. Our product range is<br />

based on our comprehensive application experience, which when combined with the very latest digital technology and software, offers<br />

the user the ideal combination of features, performance and competitive pricing.<br />

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Water activity<br />

aw = 0.91…0.95<br />

aw = 0.88<br />

aw = 0.80<br />

aw = 0.75<br />

aw = 0.70<br />

aw = 0.65<br />

Contaminant<br />

most bacteria<br />

most yeast<br />

most mildew<br />

halophile bacteria<br />

osmiophile yeast<br />

xerophile mildew<br />

Water activity defines the active part of a product’s moisture content, or ‘free’ water.<br />

It influences the microbiological, chemical and enzymatic stability of perishable products<br />

such as foods, grain and seeds. The table shows typical growth thresholds below which<br />

the specified contaminant cannot replicate, and therefore spoil the product. Control of<br />

water activity therefore has a significant impact on shelf life.<br />

For similar reasons, water activity is equally relevant in the pharmaceutical industry where<br />

it also provides useful information regarding properties such as the cohesion of tablets,<br />

agglomeration of powders, and adherence of coatings.<br />

Key features<br />

Your benefits<br />

● Wide operating range<br />

● Aw Quick mode<br />

● High measurement precision<br />

● Long term stability<br />

● Interchangeable measurement stations<br />

● Multi channel display units<br />

● Validated PC analysis software<br />

➤ Suitable for any product or application<br />

➤ Results in 4…6 minutes<br />

➤ Reliable data every time<br />

➤ Reduced maintenance and calibration<br />

➤ Simple calibration and maintenance<br />

➤ 2 or 4 simultaneous measurements<br />

➤ Secure data acquisition and data handling<br />

Section contents<br />

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● Digital technology<br />

● Multiple probes inputs<br />

● Networkable<br />

● Validated, easy to use software<br />

● Integrated AW Quick function<br />

HygroPalm AW Portable Analysers 85<br />

● Digital technology<br />

● Integrated AW Quick function<br />

● Measurement sets<br />

HygroClip water activity stations and probes 86-87<br />

● Wide range of measurement options to suit any application<br />

● Digital calibration<br />

● 100% interchangeable without adjustment<br />

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● Sample holders<br />

● Disposable sample containers<br />

Water Activity Theory and reference, Technical Data 89-91<br />

● What is water activity<br />

● Water activity or moisture content<br />

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Building materials<br />

Tobacco industry<br />

Bakery products<br />

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powder ERH<br />

Paper manufacturing,<br />

converting, storing<br />

and printing<br />

Horticulture –<br />

seeds – prevention<br />

of germination<br />

during storage<br />

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The ROTRONIC range of water activity instruments uses the latest digital technology to introduce new levels of measurement<br />

performance, application flexibility and new features. Multiple probe inputs, PC based data handling, instrument networking,<br />

software based calibration, and interchangeable measurement stations are just some of the features included in our latest range.<br />

The humidity sensors used in our measurement probes have an enviable reputation for precision and reliability. Their performance<br />

is now augmented by software based analysis modes and new developments in mechanical probe design. These combine to achieve<br />

consistently high levels of performance with significantly reduced sampling times, and extremely cost effective pricing. Our range of<br />

water activity measurement stations and probes feature the HygroClip digital signal processing technology, including signal transmission<br />

and calibration. This produces a significant gain in accuracy, data integrity and stability, as well as convenient features such as simplified<br />

PC based configuration, data acquisition and calibration using easy-to-use Windows software.<br />

Bench top display instrumentation is also now complemented by a handheld portable solution; using the same high precision measurement<br />

technology to ensure consistently precise results and full interchangeability between laboratory and production data.<br />

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HygroLab<br />

HygroLab is a range of three high quality benchtop display<br />

instruments for the laboratory environment. HygroLab 1 is a cost<br />

effective 2 channel instrument with measurements displayed in<br />

%rh and °C units. HygroLab 2 has 4 probe inputs plus the option<br />

to display measurements in aw units, and an RS232 interface for<br />

display, data acquisition or configuration.<br />

HygroLab 3 is the flagship of our range, with all the features of the<br />

HygroLab 2, plus the addition of Aw Quick which has specialised<br />

features specific to water activity analysis including rapid equilibrium<br />

in typically 5 minutes or less, plus automatic capture of final<br />

values.<br />

HygroPalm AW1<br />

In some instances, the ability to measure water activity in<br />

production or storage environments can be very useful.<br />

For example, when bulk deliveries are received, they can be<br />

checked on receipt to make sure that supply specifications<br />

are met.<br />

The new HygroPalm AW1 has been specially configured to<br />

offer the key functions of the HygroLab 3, including Aw Quick<br />

in a portable package, but without RS232 interface.<br />

Aw Quick<br />

Aw Quick is advanced software for water activity analysis which<br />

is either integrated within the HygroLab 3 or HygroPalm AW1<br />

display instruments, or can be run on a PC connected to a<br />

HygroLab. AW Quick provides the user with final measurement<br />

results in typically five minutes or less, or can run a conventional<br />

water activity analysis with automatic detection and capture of<br />

equilibrium values.<br />

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HygroLab Feature Overview<br />

HygroLab<br />

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three line numeric display with<br />

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Multiple inputs:<br />

4 probes simultaneously<br />

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Press this key to activate<br />

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together. 128 measurement<br />

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ON / Off key<br />

Penetration probe for bulk goods<br />

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HygroLab 1:<br />

HygroLab<br />

Basic two-probe bench top indicator of %rh and °C.<br />

Key features:<br />

• Accepts 2 ROTRONIC digital or analogue probes<br />

• Display of % relative humidity and temperature<br />

• Software-based probe calibration (1-point or multi-point)<br />

Order code:<br />

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Bench-top display instrument with four probe inputs, display in<br />

Aw units, %rh and °C. Ideally suited for climatic cabinets<br />

Key features:<br />

• Accepts 4 ROTRONIC digital or analogue probes<br />

• Full psychrometric calculations<br />

• Software-based probe calibration (1-point or multi-point)<br />

• Can use one of the four probes as a reference to perform a 1-point adjustment<br />

of the other probes<br />

• RS232 interface for PC running HW3 software<br />

• RS485 interface for networking instruments together<br />

• Optional analogue outputs<br />

• Optional: Accelerated water activity measurement with up to 4 probes (AwQuick mode):<br />

allows the measurement of most products in typically 5 minutes; requires HW3 software<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroLab 2<br />

HygroDATA Lab<br />

HygroData Quick:<br />

Software HW3 and RS232 cable<br />

Aw Quick function<br />

HygroLab 3<br />

Water activity analyser with four probe inputs and integrated AW Quick.<br />

Key features:<br />

• Accelerated water activity measurement with up to 4 probes:<br />

(AwQuick mode): allows the measurement of most products<br />

in typically 5 minutes<br />

• Full equilibration measurement with up to 4 probes (Standard mode)<br />

with automatic detection of equilibrium conditions<br />

• Accepts 4 ROTRONIC digital or analogue probes<br />

• Full psychrometric calculations<br />

• Software-based probe calibration (single-point or multi-point)<br />

• Can use one of the four probes as a reference to make a 1-point adjustment<br />

of the other probes<br />

• RS232 interface for PC running HW3 software<br />

• RS485 interface for networking instruments together<br />

• Audible signal when measurement is terminated<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroLab 3<br />

HW3 Software<br />

The HW3 software package has a comprehensive range of functions which are<br />

compatible with the HygroLab.<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroDATA Lab<br />

Software HW3 and RS232 cable<br />

See chapter HW3 Software for full information.<br />

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HygroPalm AW1<br />

HygroPalm AW1<br />

The HygroPalm AW1 is a portable instrument specifically configured<br />

for the measurement of water activity. It includes many of the advanced<br />

features of the HygroLab, including the AW Quick mode for<br />

results in 4 - 6 minutes. This makes it perfectly suited for users who<br />

wish to perform water activity analysis in production, goods receiving<br />

or storage areas where portable instrumentation is more convenient.<br />

Key features:<br />

• Accelerated water activity measurement:<br />

(AW Quick mode): allows the measurement of most products in typically 5 minutes<br />

• Full equilibration measurement (Standard mode) with automatic detection of<br />

equilibrium conditions<br />

• Single digital probe input<br />

• Single or multiple point digital calibration directly with the keypad<br />

• Aw display units<br />

• Available as a set with carry case<br />

• Optional docking station for battery charging or mains operation<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroPalm AW1<br />

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Docking Station for AW1 with connector<br />

for AC1207 power adaptor<br />

Power adaptor<br />

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For on-site measurements, or for the first time user, the<br />

HygroPalm AW1 sets are a perfect solution. The sets are supplied<br />

in a lightweight but tough ABS carry case, and include all the items<br />

required to perform measurements and maintain the instrument.<br />

The difference between the two sets is the size of the sample holder<br />

and sample containers. AW1-Set-14 includes the WP-14/PS-14 for<br />

sample sizes such as tablets, powders, seeds, powdered spices,<br />

tea etc. AW1-Set/40 includes the WP-40/PS-40 for larger<br />

samples such as pet food, ore, nuts, beans, etc. (see also<br />

“Accessories & Consumables” for more information)<br />

Order Information<br />

HygroPalm AW1-Set-14 HygroPalm AW1-Set-40 Description<br />

HygroPalm AW1 HygroPalm AW1 Handheld display instrument<br />

AW-DIO AW-DIO Measurement probe<br />

WP-14-S WP-40 Sample holder<br />

PS-14 PS-40 13/6 Sample container<br />

EA35-SCS EA35-SCS 35 %rh Calibration standards<br />

EA80-SCS EA80-SCS 80 %rh Calibration standards<br />

EA50-SCS EA50-SCS 50 %rh Calibration standards<br />

EA10-SCS EA10-SCS 10 %rh Calibration standards<br />

AC1119 AC1119 Carrying case<br />

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Based on HygroClip digital electronics technology for high performance and convenient digital calibration, our selection of probes will<br />

suit almost any application. All water activity stations and probes incorporate temperature measurement as standard.<br />

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The AW-DIO is a water activity measurement station which<br />

measures over the range 0…1 aw (0…100 %rh) and provides a<br />

digital output signal to interface with HygroLab and HygroPalm<br />

AW1 display units. Digital calibration can be performed using<br />

the display instrument.<br />

Minimised internal volume of the sensor chamber ensures fast<br />

equilibrium with all products, and an all metal construction<br />

ensures good temperature stability during measurements, with<br />

stainless steel used on all critical surfaces. Sample holders, sample<br />

containers and a sealing mechanism are detailed in accessories.<br />

AW-DIO is now the single option for water activity measurements<br />

in a sample chamber. It replaces previous products such as the<br />

WA-14, WA40, AS-ST, and WAO. It also has superseded the AWVC<br />

model with integrated air circulation fan. Through our continuous<br />

research and development program we have been able to match<br />

or better the equilibrium performance of the ventilated system<br />

with our new Aw specific sensor, and improved mechanical<br />

design.<br />

Measuring range: 0...100 %rh (0...1 aw), 5...50 °C<br />

Signal types: ROV Analogue signal, DIO Digital signal<br />

Order code:<br />

AW-DIO<br />

Dimensions of AW-DIO probe<br />

Temperature Control<br />

Stable temperature during measurements can be very<br />

important with some products in order to obtain precise results.<br />

Our measurement probes are designed with a high thermal mass<br />

to prevent variations during measurement, but for the highest<br />

precision or where laboratory temperature changes, temperature<br />

control solutions are available.<br />

Please contact ROTRONIC or your local distributor for more<br />

information.<br />

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HygroClip SP05 Insertion Probe<br />

Water Activity Probes<br />

For direct measurement of water activity in bulk samples. Applications include tablets,<br />

gel capsules, grain and plastic granules. HygroClip SP05 features a precisely engineered<br />

5 mm diameter stainless steel probe with laser cut slots to allow the humidity measurement<br />

sensor exposure to water vapour in the air (not suitable for powders or dusty products).<br />

Measuring range: 0...100 %rh (0...1 aw), -40...85 °C<br />

Accuracy: ±1 %rh / 0.01 aw, ±0.3K<br />

Signal types: ROV Analogue signal, DIO Digital signal<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip SP05-B5 5 mm insertion probe, Binder 5-pin connector<br />

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For direct measurement of water activity in bulk samples. Applications include powders, granules, grain and<br />

cereals. HygroClip HP28 features a robust 10 mm diameter stainless steel probe with replaceable sintered<br />

steel dust filter to allow the humidity measurement sensor exposure to water vapour in the air or product.<br />

Measuring range: 0...100 %rh (0...1 aw), -40...85 °C<br />

Accuracy: ±1 %rh / 0.01 aw, ±0.3K<br />

Signal type: ROV Analogue signal, DIO Digital signal<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip HP28-B5 10 mm insertion probe<br />

HygroClip SC04 /SC05<br />

Suitable for air measurement in small spaces thanks to the 5 mm probe diameter and compact<br />

dimensions. For customers measuring water activity, the HygroClip SC05 is useful for the<br />

measurement of humidity and temperature in packaging, storage containers and<br />

incubators.<br />

Measuring range: 0...100 %rh (0...1 aw), -40...100 °C<br />

Accuracy: ±1.5 %rh / 0.015 aw, ±0.3K<br />

Signal types: ROV Analogue signal, DIO Digital signal<br />

Recommended<br />

application range: -40...40 °C: 0...99 %rh / 40...100 °C: 0...70 %rh<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroClip SC04 4 mm cable mounted probe<br />

HygroClip SC05 5 mm cable mounted probe<br />

MOK-02-B5 Cable, HygroClip SC04/SC05 to HygroLab/HygroPalm AW1<br />

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Sample Holders<br />

Stainless steel sample holders that are precisely engineered to work with the AWC/VC water<br />

activity chamber. Two sizes are available, WP14-S is for small product samples (14 mm depth)<br />

and WP40 for larger materials (40 mm depth). Both products provide excellent sample<br />

containment and optimum temperature stability. WP-40TH has an integrated water jacket<br />

for temperature control. Recommended temperature control level max. ±5 °C from ambient<br />

temperature. Material: WP14-S and WP-40: V2A Steel, WP-40-TH: Brass, nickel coated.<br />

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WP-14-S for PS14 approx. 350 g<br />

WP-40 for PS14 and PS40 approx. 1250 g<br />

WP-40TH with water jacket for temperature control approx. 1550 g<br />

Sample Containers<br />

Disposable sample containers that ensure the optimum sample volume is introduced into<br />

the WP-14-S and WP-40. They help to prevent the sample holders from coming into direct<br />

contact with product being tested, and hence prevent soiling or cross contamination. The<br />

sample containers also provide a convenient means of collecting and storing samples.<br />

Order code:<br />

PS-14 Pack 100 sample containers 14 mm deep to suit WP-14-S approx. 880 g<br />

PS-40 Pack 100 sample containers 40mm deep to suit WP-40 approx. 1250 g<br />

Clamp Sealing Mechanism<br />

In some circumstances additional mechanical sealing of the AW measurement station<br />

and sample holder is required to prevent external conditions influencing the sample.<br />

The AW-KHS provides a strong mechanical seal, and is compatible with sample holders<br />

WP-40 and WP-40TH.<br />

Order code:<br />

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approx. 1100 g<br />

Humidity Standards<br />

The ROTRONIC SCS certified humidity standards provide a reference value against which<br />

instruments can be calibrated. They are supplied in packs of 5, complete with certificates<br />

of calibration. They can be applied to all probe types, with Water Activity probes using<br />

sample holders and containers, for other probes (HygroClip SP05, SC04 and HP28) a<br />

calibration device is required.<br />

Order code:<br />

EA-xx-SCS<br />

Where xx = 00, 05, 10, 11, 20, 35, 50, 65, 75, 80 & 95 %rh approx. 32 g<br />

Calibration Devices<br />

Provide a sealed environment around probes where ROTRONIC humidity standards<br />

can be applied.<br />

Order code:<br />

ER-05<br />

for 5 mm diameter probes (HygroClip-SP05 / SC05)<br />

ER-15 for 15 mm diameter probes (HygroClip S)<br />

EGL<br />

for 10 mm diameter probes (HygroClip HP28)<br />

AW-DIO can be calibrated in combination with the sample holder and<br />

container (WP-14/PS14).<br />

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Water Activity Explained<br />

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placed, but expressed on a scale of 0…1. Water Activity measurement is most commonly used in the food industry, where it is used to<br />

determine shelf life and quality.<br />

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Equilibrium Relative Humidity (ERH) is the value of relative humidity into which a Hygroscopic product can be placed where no net<br />

exchange of moisture between the product and the surrounding environment can take place. It is expressed on a scale of 0…100%. ERH is<br />

typically used in the paper and pharmaceutical industries, but can be applied to almost any product that is sensitive to moisture, or where<br />

the presence of moisture can effect product handling.<br />

Water Activity or ERH<br />

Both aw and ERH are an expression of the amount of free water vapour present on a product, both at its surface and within its structure,<br />

and are practically the same measurement expressed in a slightly different way. Throughout this document we will refer to Water Activity,<br />

but this can be interchanged with ERH. Where specified, ROTRONIC products offer the user the possibility to select display units of aw or<br />

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Moisture content, when referring to a solid material, is an expression of the percentage of the material’s weight which is water (both in<br />

liquid or gaseous phase); usually referred to as ‘percent moisture content’. This term is widely used in many areas of industry.<br />

Correlation between Water Activity and Moisture Content<br />

The correlation between Water Activity and<br />

Moisture Content can be related by a graph<br />

called a Sorption Isotherm (see diagram).<br />

Due to the complexity of the sorption processes,<br />

the isotherms cannot be computed<br />

but only be determined experimentally.<br />

Each Isotherm is valid for one specific<br />

product at one particular temperature only.<br />

Why is Water Activity measured<br />

Water Activity is an important parameter in the food and pharmaceutical industries. It represents the mass of free water within a product,<br />

which is of fundamental importance for many enzymatic reactions and especially for the growth of micro-organisms.<br />

The water within a product such as food is bound by various ingredients such as proteins, salt or sugar. This chemically bound water is<br />

not available for the micro-organisms, and hence they cannot replicate. The higher the amount of water-binding ingredients in a product<br />

is, the less water can evaporate. Therefore, the water vapour pressure over the product is in direct correlation to the amount of water that<br />

is available for the micro organisms.<br />

Water activity has an important influence on product stability (e.g. microbiological stability, flavour retention), handling properties such as<br />

the agglomeration of powders, chemical stability and physical properties such as dimensions of paper.<br />

Water Activity measurement offers a non-destructive, easy-to-use measurement in a wide range of convenient configurations for both<br />

laboratory and on-site use.<br />

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Schematics and Diagrams<br />

The optional HW3 software offers a simple means of quickly establishing a PC based network. Up to 32 HygroLab indicators and/or<br />

HygroFlex transmitters can be connected together on a network. Any instrument can be used either as a slave or a master, without special<br />

configuration. Each unit must be given a unique network address with the HW3 software (0 to 31). The master is automatically the unit<br />

that is connected to the COM port of the PC by means of the RS232 port. See Connectors – RS232 / RS485 for details.<br />

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Hygrodata Quick Function<br />

Higher productivity in the laboratory and greater application<br />

flexibility at lower cost per measurement.<br />

HygroData Quick is a software tool developed by ROTRONIC for<br />

the fast determination of water activity. The average measurement<br />

time can be reduced to roughly five minutes when 4 probes are<br />

used simultaneously.<br />

HygroLab 3 incorporates this feature. The function can be called<br />

directly from the keypad or be controlled from a PC.<br />

For HygroLab 2, the feature is only available as a PC-option, which<br />

can be retrofitted.<br />

Easy and efficient operation: the functions are selectable with a<br />

mouse click. As soon as the measurement value is underlined with<br />

a green bar, the measurement is terminated.<br />

Technical data<br />

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Technical Data HygroLab 1, 2, 3 and HygroPalm AW1<br />

Key Features HygroLab 1 HygroLab 2 HygroLab 3 HygroPalm AW 1<br />

Probe connections 2 4 4 1<br />

PC Interface No RS232/485 No<br />

Networking No Up to 32 instruments using RS485 No<br />

Aw Quick mode No Option. Via PC with Integrated & with<br />

HygroData Quick PC and HW3<br />

Software<br />

Software and<br />

data cable)<br />

Integrated<br />

Calibration functions with keypad<br />

1 point %rh (aw), Yes<br />

4 point %rh (aw), 2 point °C/F No Yes<br />

Calibration functions using PC and HW3 No Yes No<br />

1 point %rh (aw) No Yes No<br />

4 point %rh (aw), 2 point °C/F No Yes<br />

Display units %rh, °C, °F, %rh, aw, °C,°F, calculated parameters aw, °C, °F,<br />

Calculated parameters None Dew point, wet bulb, enthalpy,<br />

mixing ratio, moisture content,<br />

partial water vapour pressure,<br />

None<br />

saturation water vapour pressure<br />

Audible signal at<br />

measurement end: No No Yes No<br />

Instrument operating range<br />

0…99 %rh, -10…60 °C (14…140 °F)<br />

Display Type<br />

Liquid Crystal 3 line alphanumeric<br />

Trend indicator No Yes<br />

Display resolution 0.1 %rh/0.1 °C/F 0.1 %rh/0.1 °C/F, 0.1 %rh/0.1 °C/F, 0.001 aw<br />

0.001 aw 0.01 calculated value<br />

Housing Aluminium, 220 x 170 x 55 mm ABS<br />

Power supply 9 V Power adapter, +tip PP3 battery<br />

Power consumption<br />

max. 20 mA<br />

CE conformity<br />

EN 61000-6-2:2001, EN61000-6-4:2001<br />

Weight 1100 g 300 g<br />

Note:<br />

Many older products have been replaced by new ones, that perform better. ROTRONIC will continue to support the old products as long<br />

as possible. Our customers are used to the fact that we still maintain probes and instruments that are over 20 years old. We will continue<br />

this tradition for the benefit of our customers who will thus always get the best price/performance ratio and have their investments<br />

secured.<br />

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Temperature Measuring Instruments T1 and TI1 series<br />

The measurement of temperature is essential in many production, storage and transportation applications. In many countries, the law<br />

demands that products for human consumption, such as food and drugs, are stored at specific temperatures, which must be controlled<br />

and recorded. ROTRONIC offers a range of handheld meters and fixed installation transmitters for temperature measurement.<br />

They are easy to use and simple to install, with a wide range of configurations and measurement ranges to make them suitable for most<br />

applications.<br />

The M-Series and Roline L series of transmitters detailed in the transmitter section of this catalogue are also available in temperature<br />

only versions.<br />

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• Measuring range: -100…500 °C<br />

• Plug in Pt100 probes, see next page<br />

• Automatic range adjustment at 200 °C<br />

• Large, 3 1 /2 digit LCD display<br />

• DATA HOLD<br />

• °C/°F selectable on PCB by jumper<br />

• Adjustable<br />

Order code:<br />

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AC1115 Carry case<br />

TI Transmitter for Pt100 probes<br />

• Transmitter for the most demanding industrial processes<br />

• IP65 housing<br />

• Linear output signals<br />

• Probe connector on housing<br />

• Connectable Pt100 probes, see next page<br />

• Optional digital display<br />

Order code:<br />

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Temperature Measurement Probes<br />

Order Nr. Probe Type Specification Material Connection<br />

AC1900 Rod type -70...500 °C DIN1.4401 Binder 4pin plug<br />

100 x 3 mm Pt100 Class A<br />

Pt100 Probes<br />

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AC1902 Cable type -70...500 °C<br />

250 x 3 mm Pt100 Class A DIN1.4401 1m PUR helix<br />

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cable: 80 °C<br />

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AC1903 Cable type -70...500 °C DIN1.4401 2m straight<br />

200 x 6 mm Pt100 Class A thermoplastic<br />

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cable: 110 °C<br />

4 pin plug<br />

AC1905 Surface type -70...500 °C DIN1.4301 2 m straight<br />

40 x 10 x 5 mm Pt100 Class A silicon cable,<br />

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cable: 180 °C<br />

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90 ° bend, Pt100 Class B cable, Binder<br />

200/60 x 4.5 mm Do not calibrate 4 pin Plug<br />

in oil! T max.<br />

cable: 80 °C<br />

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AC1908 Handheld type for -50...120 °C DIN1.4401 1m PUR<br />

measurement in air Pt100 Class A helix cable,<br />

250 x 4.5 mm T max. Binder<br />

cable: 80 °C<br />

4 pin Plug<br />

AC1909 Rod type for -50...120 °C DIN1.4401 Binder<br />

measurement in air Pt100 Class A 4 pin Plug<br />

100 x 4.5 mm<br />

AC1910 Screw-in type -70...500 °C DIN1.4401 2 m straight<br />

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180 °C 4 pin Plug<br />

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AC1911 Screw-in type -70...500 °C DIN1.4401 2 m straight<br />

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1/4"G<br />

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screw-in depth T max. cable: Binder<br />

180 °C 4 pin Plug<br />

30 50 L<br />

AC1912 Screw-in type -70...500 °C DIN1.4401 2 m silicon<br />

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cable: 180 °C<br />

4 pin Plug<br />

30 50 L<br />

AC1913 Foil type -50...200 °C Silicon 1 m silicon<br />

26 x 32 x 2.5 mm Pt100 Class B cable, Binder<br />

4 pin Plug<br />

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Order code:<br />

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AC2002<br />

HygroClip TH100-B5<br />

Accessories / Pt100 Temperature Sensors<br />

Description<br />

Screw-in measuring sleeve for 3 mm<br />

probes; thread 1⁄4 “ G<br />

Immersion depth 50 mm<br />

Screw-in measuring sleeve for 3 mm<br />

probes; thread 1⁄4 “ G<br />

Immersion depth 100 mm<br />

Adaptor for all Pt100 probes<br />

for HygroPalm 2/3 & HygroLab instruments<br />

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AC1607-3 Extension cable for Pt100 probes Binder 4 pin male/female plugs 3 m<br />

AC1607-5 Extension cable for Pt100 probes Binder 4 pin male/female plugs 5 m<br />

Pt100 temperature sensors<br />

A Pt100 sensor changes its electrical resistance with temperature;<br />

its value is 100 Ohms at 0 °C. Changes are measured using a<br />

bridge circuit to generate a signal suitable for conversion to an<br />

output signal or displayed value. Like any manufactured object, a<br />

Pt100 sensor is subject to variations. Today, 5 accuracy classes are<br />

obtained by selection: Class B, Class A, 1/3 DIN, 1/5 DIN and 1/10<br />

DIN. This corresponds to tolerances (at 0 °C) of ±0.3, ±0.15, ±0.1,<br />

±0.06 and ±0.03 °C. The adjacent table illustrates this.<br />

Because of the expense of the selection process, a 1/10 DIN<br />

Pt100 sensor is more expensive than 1/3 DIN version. As Pt100<br />

measurement errors increase with temperature, adjustment of the<br />

measurement circuit close to the working temperature ensures<br />

that good results can be obtained with the more cost effective<br />

Pt100 grades. This procedure should not be used for portable Pt100<br />

measuring instruments where wide temperature variations can<br />

occur. Another way of improving measurement accuracy is to use<br />

3- or 4-wire connection, which eliminates additional errors due to<br />

connecting cable resistance. ROTRONIC exclusively use platinum<br />

Pt100 sensors for temperature measurement within combined<br />

humidity/temperature probes. Temperature and humidity sensors<br />

should be matched to one another to provide accurate results.<br />

Tolerance<br />

Class B Class A 1/3 DIN 1/5 DIN 1/10 DIN<br />

Temp +/- +/- +/- +/- +/- +/- +/- +/- +/- +/-<br />

°C °C Ω °C Ω °C Ω °C Ω °C Ω<br />

-200 1.3 0.56 0.55 0.24 0.44 0.19 0.26 0.11 0.13 0.06<br />

-100 0.8 0.32 0.35 0.14 0.27 0.11 0.16 0.06 0.08 0.03<br />

0 0.3 0.12 0.15 0.06 0.10 0.04 0.06 0.02 0.03 0.01<br />

100 0.8 0.30 0.35 0.13 0.27 0.10 0.16 0.05 0.08 0.03<br />

200 1.3 0.48 0.55 0.20 0.44 0.16 0.26 0.10 0.13 0.05<br />

300 1.8 0.64 0.75 0.27 0.60 0.21 0.36 0.13 0.18 0.06<br />

400 2.3 0.79 0.95 0.33 0.77 0.26 0.46 0.16 0.23 0.08<br />

500 2.8 0.93 1.15 0.38 0.94 0.31 0.56 0.19 0.28 0.09<br />

600 3.3 1.06 1.35 0.43 1.10 0.35 0.66 0.21 0.33 0.10<br />

650 3.6 1.13 1.45 0.46 1.20 0.38 0.72 0.23 0.36 0.11<br />

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Order code 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14<br />

Example: TI1 - 2 - B 4 - 4 A 1 X - 1 4<br />

Transmitter series TI1 -<br />

Power supply: 230 VAC 0<br />

115 VAC 1<br />

4…20mA loop power (Umin =10 V+0.02 x load) 2<br />

24 VAC galvanically separated 3<br />

10(15)…35 VDC/12…24 VAC 8<br />

PT100 connector Binder 4-pin B 4<br />

Output signal 0…20 mA 0 A<br />

4…20 mA 4 A<br />

0…1 V 1 V<br />

0…5 V 5 V<br />

0…10 V 0 V<br />

Cable connection 1 M16, Terminals 1<br />

2 M12, Terminals 2<br />

Tuchel plug 7-pin 7<br />

Display None X<br />

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Output signal - 30… 70 °C 1 1<br />

0…100 °C 1 4<br />

- 40… 60 °C 1 9<br />

0…200 °C 2 0<br />

- 50…150 °C 2 1<br />

-100…100 °C 2 2<br />

-100…200 °C 2 3<br />

-100…300 °C 2 4<br />

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See pages 52 to 53<br />

Technical data temperature measuring instruments<br />

Series T1 TI1-series<br />

Instrument Type Handheld Transmitter<br />

Protection rating IP50 IP65<br />

Power supply 9 V PP3 alkaline battery AC/DC/mains supply<br />

Battery life max. 340 hrs. N/A<br />

Power consumption<br />

3-wire current output signal N/A ≤ 32 mA<br />

2-wire current output signal N/A ≤ 20 mA<br />

3-wire voltage output signal N/A ≤ 22 mA<br />

Load<br />

Current output signal N/A < 500 Ω<br />

Voltage output signal N/A >1000 Ω<br />

Galvanic isolation N/A Option<br />

Number of probe inputs 1<br />

Probe connection type<br />

3-wire<br />

Operating range (electronics) 0…50 °C0…90 %rh -20…50 °C /0…100 %rh<br />

Measuring range with Pt100 -100…500 °C Probe dependent<br />

Accuracy at 23 °C ±0.1 K ±0.3 K<br />

Reproducibility 0.1 K 0.1 K<br />

Long term stability<br />

0.1 K/year<br />

Display 3 1 /2 Digits Yes Option, not for 2-wire types<br />

Auto power off function Yes N/A<br />

Battery indicator Yes N/A<br />

Hold Function Yes N/A<br />

Weight 240 g 400 g<br />

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Wall mount and cable type<br />

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Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) require individual solutions to suit the needs of their customers. ROTRONIC has been<br />

producing customised humidity measurement products to suit the OEM market for many years, and has a wide breadth of experience in<br />

satisfying this specialist need. Today, our OEM capability is greater than ever, from the simplest sensor supply, right through to complex<br />

transmitters for the industrial process market.<br />

The HygroClip probes in particular are sought for by OEM customers. Thanks to their compact dimensions and accuracy at a very<br />

reasonable price they are very often the product of choice.<br />

OEM customer requirements and final applications vary widely, so<br />

the need for an experienced and flexible supplier is key. As each<br />

project is different, our experienced sales team will discuss project<br />

objectives, technical requirements and target costs at an early<br />

stage. We will then formulate an initial proposal based on these<br />

discussions and submit this to the customer.<br />

After agreeing a final specification, samples can then be submitted<br />

for technical approval and testing. During this phase, ROTRONIC<br />

is able to participate in the customer assessment of product<br />

suitability, and if required, provide secondary testing of the<br />

completed assembly in our own accredited test facilities. We are<br />

also able to advise on the final assembly and calibration process.<br />

Wherever possible, we will utilise existing products or sub<br />

assemblies in the creation of an OEM solution. This can provide<br />

significant advantages in design and development costs, as well as<br />

reducing the production start up time.<br />

ROTRONIC OEM Product Capability<br />

• HygroClip probes<br />

• % rh sensors<br />

• Calibrated sensor modules<br />

• Transmitter or probe sub-assemblies<br />

• Standard ROTRONIC products with customer’s own branding<br />

OEM Applications and Advantages<br />

The availability of digital and analogue output signals and the<br />

wide supply voltage range of 3.5 to 24 VDC makes the HygroClip<br />

suitable for a wide variety of applications. The application range<br />

of 0…100 %rh and -40 to 85 °C is unique. ROTRONIC is capable of<br />

manufacturing customized types according to your requirements.<br />

The HygroClip is ideally suited as an integral part of complete<br />

humidity and temperature measurement systems, such as:<br />

display and handheld instruments, incubators and environmental<br />

chambers, process control applications, multi channel data<br />

loggers, high precision climate control, electronic cabinets, EDP<br />

applications, fermentation chambers, gas detection systems and<br />

portable instrumentation, air conditioned containers and many<br />

others.<br />

ROTRONIC OEM Support Capability<br />

• Custom design<br />

• Custom packaging<br />

• Labelling and barcodes<br />

• Documentation, including manuals<br />

• CAD drawings for manufacturing records<br />

• Calibration materials and systems<br />

• On-site calibration service (UK, Switzerland,<br />

Germany, France, Italy only)<br />

• Calibration seminars for OEM customers<br />

• Training of customer technical and sales staff<br />

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OEM<br />

In many high volume applications, the supply of only the %rh sensor is a cost effective<br />

option. In these circumstances the OEM should carefully consider the process of<br />

calibrating the final measurement circuit to obtain the required performance. When<br />

calculating the actual cost of the implementation of humidity measurement, the sensor<br />

cost must include provision of the calibration process, circuit design and final assembly.<br />

In many cases, the specification of a pre-calibrated measurement module can be equally<br />

cost effective, and can reduce the ongoing costs of production. ROTRONIC can supply<br />

a range of %rh sensors based on capacitive technology. Various standard products are<br />

available with pre-defined specifications, dimensions and characteristics. We are also able<br />

to offer customised sensor production to suit specific project requirements.<br />

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The advantage of implementing a pre-calibrated sensor module is that the OEM does<br />

not have to develop a measurement circuit or an in-house calibration system.<br />

The appropriate product can be specified to be compatible with existing interface and<br />

power supply requirements, and with simple connection to the final application prior<br />

to delivery. The whole specification, design and supply of the humidity measurement<br />

element of the OEM need can be handled by ROTRONIC, leaving the customer to focus<br />

on their core product development and support.<br />

ROTRONIC in-house calibration procedures have been developed over many years, and<br />

proven in many thousands of instances. The end result for the OEM customer is a well<br />

developed production process that assures best possible measurement performance with<br />

zero investment.<br />

Humidity Transmitter or Probe Sub-Assemblies<br />

For OEM customers who offer their own branded range of %rh sensors, for end<br />

uses such as HVAC/BMS, process control or data acquisition, ROTRONIC can supply<br />

a completed and calibrated product to fit the customers own housings.<br />

In these circumstances, the customer has two main advantages. The responsibility for<br />

product design, assembly and calibration is handled by ROTRONIC, which minimises<br />

production costs and component stock risk. The customer also benefits from an ‘own<br />

brand’ product which has the very best performance capability, and has access to ongoing<br />

development to keep the product at the leading edge of the humidity market.<br />

Standard Products with Customers Own Branding<br />

Throughout the pages of this catalogue you will find a range of humidity measurement<br />

products that are market leading in terms of performance, features and price. ROTRONIC<br />

is happy to effect a simple ‘re-brand’ of the standard product range so that the OEM can<br />

offer a class leading product with no development cost and minimal stock risk.<br />

Ancillary products such as calibration materials, replacement filter elements and software<br />

are of course already available. Support documentation such as manuals, software<br />

validation, type approvals and drawings can be easily re-branded on behalf of the OEM<br />

customer.<br />

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The products described are standard OEM products which are mass produced in different variants for many existing customers. They are<br />

available on very short delivery times, often from stock, and require no further development or documentation. Full technical datasheets<br />

are available in standard formats and show full technical and mechanical specifications. The range of products shown is by no means<br />

definitive. If you need a customised product, we shall be pleased to quote you, based on a requirement specification. Please do contact<br />

us for further information.<br />

CS %rh sensor<br />

The CS % rh sensor is a substrate based capacitive % rh sensor. It is designed specifically<br />

for applications where high quality is as important as cost. Two standard versions are<br />

available to suit most applications.<br />

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• Wide operating range<br />

• Chemically resistant<br />

• Good long term stability<br />

• Fast response times<br />

• Low hysteresis<br />

• Compact dimension and high sensitivity (CS10)<br />

• Fast response and solvent resistant (CS30)<br />

CS10<br />

CS30<br />

Humidity measuring range 0...100 %rh 0...100 %rh<br />

Temperature operating range -30...150 °C -40...190 °C<br />

Typical capacitance at 30 %rh and 23 °C 140 pF ±40 pF 300 pF ±40 pF<br />

Typical sensitivity (15 ... 95 %rh) 0.4 pF / %rh 0.45 pF / %rh<br />

Linearity at 23°C ± 1.5 %rh ±2.0 %rh<br />

(20...90 % rh) (20...95 %rh<br />

Hysteresis < 1.5 %rh < 2.0 %rh<br />

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H290 Transmitter sub-assembly<br />

Example OEM Products<br />

H290 is an OEM humidity and temperature product with an impressive<br />

specification. It is particularly well suited to applications such as<br />

climatic chambers and drying systems. It is available either as a pcb<br />

and probe combination for fitting into the customer’s own enclosures<br />

or housings, and can also be supplied in an industry standard IP65<br />

case.<br />

H290 provides a linear analogue output of 4...20 mA or 0...10 V from<br />

a power supply of 10...35 VDC or 12...24 VAC. In addition, it can be<br />

produced with the digital DIO signal. Temperature measurement<br />

is by direct connection to a Pt100 or thermistor, depending on the<br />

customer’s requirements. Also featured on the H290 is a compensation<br />

system for operation over a wide -50...200 °C range, with integrated<br />

cable length compensation. This means that whatever the<br />

measurement temperature, or the differential in temperature between<br />

sensors and electronics, optimum results will be obtained.<br />

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A range of humidity transmitters with excellent stability and very cost<br />

effective pricing. The THT series offers a range of analogue outputs<br />

such as 4...20 mA and 0...10 Volt, for both humidity and temperature.<br />

There is also as the option to connect directly a temperature sensor<br />

such as Pt100 or thermistor.<br />

THT is highly suitable for close control applications such as air<br />

conditioning or building monitoring where steady state conditions<br />

are usual.<br />

OEM-HUM-2W-2<br />

This low cost 2-wire loop powered transmitter features a 4...20 mA<br />

output signal for 20...100 %rh, with measurement accuracy of ±5%rh.<br />

It accepts supply voltages between 9...28 VDC and can operate over a<br />

temperature range of -10...60 °C;<br />

Roline L-Series<br />

Our standard low cost transmitter is particularly well suited to OEM<br />

application thanks to its excellent combination of performance and<br />

price. It has a wide choice of measurement ranges and output signals,<br />

and its compact printed circuit board dimensions means that it can be<br />

easily integrated or reconfigured into existing housings. It may also be<br />

customer branded.<br />

Further details see pages 60...62<br />

10786 Series<br />

A 2 x 2-wire transmitter for 4...20 mA signals, operating in combination<br />

with a connected HygroClip probe. The 10786 and HygroClip probe<br />

must be adjusted at the same time using the on-board digital interface<br />

to provide optimum accuracy of the output signal.<br />

10797 Series<br />

The 10797-Series is available either as humidity transmitter only, or as<br />

combined humidity / temperature device with an operating range of<br />

-30...70 °C. 0...20 or 4...20 mA output signals can be chosen.<br />

For full technical specifications, dimensions, and specific product features, please request the individual datasheets.<br />

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ROTRONIC instruments have excellent long term stability characteristics, with better than ±1%rh stability over a year in normal<br />

conditions, but we still recommend that regular calibration checks are performed (once per year typically). Normal conditions can be<br />

defined when high temperature or humidity, or MAC (Maximum Allowable Concentration) levels of chemical pollutants are not normally<br />

experienced in the environment being measured. Many company operating procedures call for calibrations more frequently, depending<br />

on internal quality assurance systems.<br />

Why is calibration essential<br />

Today, many companies are working to ISO 9000 standards and are obliged to calibrate their measuring equipment on a regular basis.<br />

Regulators such as the FDA (Food and Drug Administration in the USA), EMEA, Swissmedic etc. demand that the devices are calibrated<br />

and traceable to National Standards. Last but not least, the quality standards defined by each company specify the best possible accuracy<br />

and proof of traceability. Hence, it is in the interest of the user to have equipment calibrated and adjusted in order to maintain optimum<br />

performance. Rotronic offers calibration devices and accessories for all probes we probes we produce as well as by other manufacturers.<br />

Please contact us for guidance on the most appropriate calibration device and humidity standards.<br />

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ROTRONIC maintains a calibration laboratory which is accredited by the Swiss METAS<br />

(Metrology and Accreditation Switzerland) for the parameters relative humidity and temperature.<br />

We can offer calibration services and Swiss Calibration Service certificates that are traceable<br />

to the National Standard.<br />

Accreditations and certificates are mutually acknowledged by most national organisations.<br />

Section contains<br />

Humidity standards and certificates 101<br />

● Long shelf life – up to 10 years<br />

● Precise and easy to handle<br />

● Ready for use – no solution preparation<br />

● Sample calibration certificates for the standards<br />

Calibration devices 101<br />

● Easy to use<br />

● Robust<br />

● Optimised chamber volume<br />

Calibration by PC 101<br />

● Calibration with HygroLab<br />

● Calibration with MOK-WIN calibration interface cable<br />

Temperature calibration 103<br />

● Temperature calibration in Fluorine-Inert<br />

● SCS certificates for -25...125 °C<br />

Humidity generators 104<br />

● HygroGen – Portable generator for reference climate<br />

● FG431 - Multiple generator for reference climate<br />

ROTRONIC or subsidiaries and some ROTRONIC distributors offer calibration seminars for their customers.<br />

Ask your distributor or Rotronic subsidiary for further information.<br />

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Humidity Standards and Certificates<br />

The humidity standards from ROTRONIC are delivered in boxes of five sealed ampoules of<br />

the same humidity value. Each ampoule is marked with the %rh value and a serial number.<br />

The most frequently used values are 35 and 80 %rh, which are used to perform a 2-point<br />

calibration. All ampoules contain a non-saturated salt solution, apart from the 0 %rh standard,<br />

which uses a highly porous ceramic material (molecular sieve).<br />

The standards are subject to tests, performed by high precision dew point mirrors.<br />

An SCS certificate stating the traceability and uncertainty of the humidity standard is<br />

enclosed with every pack. The National Metrology Standards world-wide regularly carry out<br />

calibration inter-comparisons to ensure their standards are comparable. As a result there is<br />

now a Mutual Recognition (ILAC) Agreement, and standards from the participating countries<br />

are accepted world-wide.<br />

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Order code Humidity value Uncertainty at 23 ± 2°C<br />

EA00-SCS 0.5 %rh ± 0.1 %rh<br />

EA05-SCS 5.0 %rh ± 0.1 %rh<br />

EA10-SCS 10.0 %rh ± 0.3 %rh<br />

EA11-SCS 11.3 %rh ± 0.3 %rh<br />

EA20 SCS 20.0 %rh ± 0.3 %rh<br />

EA35-SCS 35.0 %rh ± 0.5 %rh<br />

EA50-SCS 50.0 %rh ± 0.9 %rh<br />

EA65-SCS 65.0 %rh ± 0.9 %rh<br />

EA75-SCS 75.3 %rh ± 0.9 %rh<br />

EA80-SCS 80.0 %rh ± 1.2 %rh<br />

EA95-SCS 95.0 %rh ± 1.2 %rh<br />

DPH 911<br />

Reference dew point mirror for certification of<br />

SCS* humidity standards.<br />

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The ROTRONIC calibration devices are small, airtight chambers that fit exactly to the respective<br />

probes. The lower part is a screw-on lid, into which the humidity standard is added on to a textile<br />

pad. After a period of stabilisation, typically 60 minutes at stable temperature, the required<br />

humidity value is attained. The instrument can then be calibrated against the humidity reference<br />

value.<br />

Calibration devices are available for the entire range of ROTRONIC products, and we can also<br />

supply calibration devices for third party probes. Ask us for custom products.<br />

The detailed list of all available calibration devices may be found in the Accessories section,<br />

page 117.<br />

Electronic calibration with HygroLab 2 & 3 and MOK-WIN<br />

With a bench top instrument HygroLab 2 or HygroLab 3, up to four probes can be calibrated<br />

simultaneously via the keypad. When the instruments are connected to a PC, calibrations<br />

can be done even easier and faster using the HW4 software. A few mouse clicks will do! The<br />

HygroLab instruments can be used for calibration of all digital HygroClip probes. Depending<br />

on the probe type, an adaptor cable should be used. The system prints calibration certificates<br />

on request - all you need to do is to click the mouse button!<br />

Order code:<br />

HygroLab 2<br />

HygroLab 3<br />

(4-probe inputs & psychrometric calculations)<br />

(4-probe inputs, psychrometric calculations, AW-Quick)<br />

Calibration with MOK-WIN calibration interface<br />

With the MOK-WIN calibration interface and the HW3 software single<br />

HygroClip S probes may be calibrated and adjusted directly from the PC.<br />

Order code:<br />

MOK-02-WIN<br />

HW3<br />

calibration interface<br />

calibration software<br />

Details regarding MOK-WIN may be found in section Transmitters / HygroClip.<br />

* SCS = Swiss Calibration Service<br />

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Do I need a factory adjustment certificate or an SCS*-certificate<br />

Factory Adjustment Certificate<br />

All ROTRONIC probes are delivered with a factory adjustment certificate. The certificate shows the probe type and serial number, the<br />

ambient temperature, adjustment points, the date of calibration and the inspection equipment used.<br />

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SCS certificates are demanded especially by the pharmaceutical, chemical and food industry. As an accredited calibration laboratory<br />

for relative humidity, we are capable of performing SCS calibrations at 23 °C with the best possible measurement uncertainty.<br />

ROTRONIC is accredited by METAS (Metrology and Accreditation Switzerland) with the number SCS 065.<br />

* SCS = Swiss Calibration Service<br />

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FG-431 calibrator uses a conditioned process air system developed by ROTRONIC. It enables the simultaneous calibration of four<br />

humidity probes of any kind with a maximum diameter of 25 mm. Four extremely stable humidity values are available. A calibration<br />

according to international rules (flow rate 10 l/min at 1 m/s air speed) is terminated after only 2 minutes. In order to perform traceable<br />

and reliable calibrations, special attention was given to the conditioning of the process air. The flow of the humid air can be adjusted by<br />

high precision needle valves over the entire range up to 99 %rh. Each outlet is equipped with a SCS-calibrated HygroClip, which controls<br />

the air stream. ROTRONIC digital probes can be directly adjusted via the serial interface. Various adaptors for probe diameters from<br />

4 to 25 mm and for pcb-mounted sensors are available. The calibration system is designed for medium-size companies or calibration<br />

laboratories. It can be extended in master-slave mode. With a throughput of 1000 probes per year, the system cost is amortised within<br />

four years!<br />

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● Generates 4 reference climates simultaneously<br />

● Integrated temperature adjustment<br />

● Large control range of the 3 controlled outputs<br />

● Flow rate according to international norms<br />

● Short equilibrium time<br />

Your benefits<br />

➤ Rapid multi point calibration<br />

➤ Stable flow rates<br />

➤ Calibration over the entire humidity range<br />

➤ Approved and reproducible values<br />

➤ Ready and stable within 5 minutes<br />

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Functional principle<br />

Conditioned process air for 4 air outlets<br />

Standard humidity values 0 %rh, 10 %rh, 35 %rh, 80 %rh<br />

Control range 0 %rh Fixed to 0.1 %rh<br />

10 %rh 5...50 %rh<br />

35 %rh 10...80 %rh<br />

80 %rh 20...99 %rh<br />

Flow rate<br />

10 l/min for every outlet<br />

Air speed<br />

1 m/s<br />

Principle of humidifier<br />

Heated humidifier colons<br />

Principle of dryer<br />

Self-regenerating adsorption dryers<br />

with molecular sieve<br />

Reference probes<br />

HygroClip S1<br />

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HygroGen ® is a mobile generator of controlled % relative humidity and temperature environments, designed to be used on-site to<br />

calibrate measurement equipment. It is a compact and self-contained unit. Of course, it is also suitable for customers who need to<br />

calibrate a number of probes using a simple and low cost instrument. Two models are available.<br />

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● Generates a controlled reference environment<br />

● Fully integrated temperature control<br />

● Suitable for all humidity/temperature probes<br />

● Self-contained<br />

● Measurement chamber for max. 5 probes<br />

● Large control range<br />

● Fast reached equilibrium<br />

● Portable, stainless steel housing<br />

Your benefits<br />

➤ Any value can be set<br />

➤ Set your own stable temperature<br />

➤ Low costs<br />

➤ Requires mains socket only<br />

➤ Fast calibration of multiple probes<br />

➤ Also suitable for extreme values<br />

➤ Save time<br />

➤ On site use, cleanable surfaces<br />

HygroGen 1A<br />

A self-contained humidity generator for calibration of humidity<br />

instrumentation requires no external resources except mains<br />

power, and is light enough to be portable for use on-site.<br />

The wide control ranges of 5...95 %rh / 5...50 °C and the extremely<br />

control stability make the HygroGen devices indispensable<br />

wherever there is a need for fast and precise calibration.<br />

HygroGen 2A<br />

HygroGen 2 includes a sample loop and pump to allow the<br />

connection of a chilled mirror reference instrument. The maximum<br />

dew point is limited by the ambient temperature through which the<br />

sample tubes are connected.<br />

HygroGen 0<br />

The HygroGen 0 does not include active temperature control of<br />

the chamber. The ambient conditions therefore define the chamber<br />

temperature, with carefully designed ventilation ensuring the best<br />

possible homogeneity .<br />

Order code:<br />

see table on next page<br />

The HygroGens use a mixed flow method for generating the humidity required by the user; a desiccant cell provides low humidity and<br />

a custom saturator high humidity. Temperature is controlled using a Peltier element (Except HygroGen 0). Measurement and control are<br />

provided by a combination of a ROTRONIC HygroClip probe and a multi-loop controller. Set-points can be easily adjusted, either via the<br />

front panel, and/or via the standard RS232 interface and software.<br />

The key advantage of the HygroGen is the speed to reach equilibrium of the set values, which means that a multiple-point calibration<br />

check can be performed in minutes, rather than hours. A further feature of the calibration chamber is the provision of two additional probe<br />

connection points, enabling calibrated reference probes to be added.<br />

Probe options<br />

The HygroGen chamber includes three internal connection sockets<br />

for the control and optional monitoring probes. As standard, a<br />

HygroClip S1 probe is used for %rh measurement and control, and<br />

a special Pt100 direct HygroClip for temperature. Depending on the<br />

application, a variety of different configurations are possible, the<br />

most common being to add a second HygroClip reference probe<br />

into a spare connection socket. When any standard HygroClip is<br />

connected, the DIO digital signal is available on the rear panel of<br />

the HygroGen for connection to a HygroLab or HygroPalm display<br />

instrument using a B5-02-B5 cable.<br />

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Technical data and Order Information<br />

Specification HygroGen 0 HygroGen 1A HygroGen 2A<br />

Control range maximum: 5...95 %rh 5...95 %rh and 5...50 °C<br />

Control range minimum 10...90 %rh over the range of 10...30 °C 10...90 %rh over the range of 10...50 °C<br />

Control stability N/A ≤ ± 0.3 %rh, 0.1 °C (at 23 °C) 0.2 °C (full range)<br />

Temperature gradient ≤ 0.2 °C at 23 °C<br />

Typical time to set-point 2 minutes (35 to 80 %rh 2 minutes (35 to 80 %rh change at 23 °C),<br />

change at 23 °C)<br />

10 minutes (23 to 45 °C change)<br />

Standard control probe<br />

HygroClip S1, calibrated at 5, 23 & 50 °C / 10, 35, 65 & 95 %rh<br />

(SCS traceable, UKAS for UK)<br />

Control probe accuracy ≤ ± 1 %rh (10...95 %rh) ±0.3 K at 23±5 °C<br />

Pump and sample loop connectors No Yes<br />

External interface<br />

Ethernet, ROTRONIC DIO (two connections fitted)<br />

Desiccant<br />

Molecular sieve, user refillable<br />

Saturator<br />

Front panel fill. Low level warning on controller<br />

Chamber volume<br />

Approximately 2 litres<br />

Enclosure dimensions<br />

455 x 420 x 212 mm (maximum)<br />

Environment Max. 80 %rh at 10...30 °C Max. 80 %rh for temperatures up to 31 °C,<br />

decreasing linearly to 50 %rh at 40 °C.<br />

Indoor use only. Altitude up to 2000 m<br />

Weight 15 kg 17 kg 17.5 kg<br />

Power<br />

110/230 VAC, 3 A 50/60 Hz, Class1<br />

Approvals EN61326: 1998, EN61000-3-2: 2000, EN61000-3-3: 1995, EN61010-1: 2001<br />

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HygroGen 1A Humidity and Temperature Calibrator. Includes 1x HG-DC, 1x HG-FILL, instructions. Chamber doors to be ordered separately<br />

HygroGen 2 A Humidity and Temperature Calibrator with rear panel sampling points and pump for connection of reference hygrometer.<br />

Includes 1x HG-DC, 1x HG-FILL, operating instructions. Chamber doors to be ordered separately.<br />

HygroGen 0 Humidity Calibrator. Includes 1x HG-DC, 1x HG-FILL, operating instructions. Chamber doors to be ordered separately.<br />

Accessories & Spares<br />

HG-D-11234 Chamber door, for five probes, 25, 20, 15, 15 and 10 mm (including bungs)<br />

HG-D-11111 Chamber door, for five 15 mm diameter probes (including bungs)<br />

HG-D-xxxxx Chamber door for max. 5 probes, custom configuration, including bungs. Configuration see table below.<br />

HG-D-99999 Clear chamber door with 5 adjustable probe fittings for probes with 9...17 mm Ø<br />

HG-DP-99999 Insulated chamber door with 5 adjustable probe fittings for probes with 9...17 mm Ø<br />

HG-D-00000 Clear chamber door without openings, for calibration of e.g. data loggers with displays<br />

HG-Bxx<br />

Customer specified bung where xx = probe diameter, see table below<br />

HG-B25A 25 mm bung with Ø 6mm hole for Pt100 or cable<br />

HG-DC<br />

Additional desiccant cartridge , pre-filled with molecular sieve<br />

HG-DES<br />

Refill pack of molecular sieve desiccant<br />

HG-FILL<br />

Fill tube and syringe<br />

HG-CON<br />

Spare/replacement controller, supplied pre-configured and with backup disk<br />

HG-TC<br />

HygroGen heavy duty transit case<br />

HG-ICS<br />

Inner chamber sleeve (spare part)<br />

HG-ITOOLS PC software for controller; enables PC view of controller set-points, graphing of set points & process variables and<br />

loading of controller upgrades<br />

11.01.6218 RS232 cable, HygroGen control to PC<br />

B5-02-B5 Interface cable, control or reference probes to HygroLab or HygroPalm 2/3<br />

Probe & Display Options<br />

HygroClip-S1 Control or reference probe with Swiss Calibration Service calibration certificate (one included as standard)<br />

HygroLab 2 Bench-top display unit for control/reference probes (needs 1x B5-02-B5 per probe)<br />

AC1207<br />

Power adapter for HygroLab (required)<br />

HygroPalm 2 Hand-held display unit for control/reference probes (needs 1x B5-02-B5 per probe)<br />

Order codes for chamber doors and bungs<br />

x = 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F G H I<br />

Ø (mm) 15 20 25 10 5 12 18 30 9-17 6 4 22 23 13 19 21 18.5 18.2<br />

Example: HG-D-11234 Door for 2 x 15 mm, 1 x 25 mm, 1 x 20 mm, 1 x 10 mm probes with bungs<br />

HG-B-7 Bung 18 mm Ø<br />

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data and the download of recorded measurements from data loggers. Software is developed and maintained in-house at ROTRONIC<br />

by a skilled team of software developers, which ensures optimum performance with fast and competent support.<br />

Since Rotronic first supplied PC compatible instrumentation, we have received many customer requests for new features and enhancements.<br />

The feedback we receive is always considered when we are developing our software. Together with the new HygroLog NT, HW4<br />

software is a new development, with most features suggested by our customers. HW4 is probably the most comprehensively featured<br />

and user friendly package on the market today.<br />

It is impossible to detail the functionality of HW4 here. We have prepared a free trial version for your convenience.<br />

Visit http://www.rotronic.ch/link/hw4<br />

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Software type Application Functionality<br />

HW4 Trial Trial version Full functionality of the Professional Edition, including OPC functions. Limited trial<br />

Product key 05 xxx<br />

period of maximum 30 days.<br />

HW4 -E Single instrument applications For users with single instrument applications. Display of an unlimited number of loggers and their<br />

Product key 24 xxx<br />

respective measurement values, one at a time. Monitoring, data logger programming, data<br />

retrieval, scaling, device settings, alarming, service and configuration tool for ROTRONIC devices,<br />

date/time synchronisation, adjustment and calibration of ROTRONIC probes. No password protection.<br />

HW4 -P Networked applications in the All functions of the Standard Edition. Compliant with the requirements regarding<br />

Product key 64 xxx pharmaceutical and food industry electronic records and signatures (21CFR Part 11, EC appendix 11). Networking, grouping<br />

of devices, graph overlays, printing of protocols.<br />

HW4-OPC Networked applications All functions of the Professional Edition. Contains an OPC server by which data can be<br />

Product key 88 xxx with integration in customer’s integrated in customer’s own software such as SCADA, LIMS and BMS software.<br />

software programs<br />

HW4-VAL For users who are subject to Same as HW4 OPC. In addition, the “HW4 e-compliance package” is delivered. This substantial documentation<br />

Product key 12 xxx regulatory requirements. (GxP) supports the regulated user in qualification / validation of HW4-based solutions.<br />

HW3 Software for the older devices Programming of the older generation of data loggers, water activity instruments etc.<br />

Product key 24 xxx such as HygroLog and HygroLog D Aw Quick function, display of measurement values and monitoring of max. 32 devices.<br />

Programming of HygroClip Alarm.<br />

Qualification / Computerized System Validation<br />

Many ROTRONIC customers have come to depend on the accuracy and reliability of our humidity and temperature measurement<br />

systems. The advent of PC compatible products for measurement display and display archiving, as well as instrument configuration and<br />

maintenance, has opened many new application possibilities. In many high value and critical applications, accurate measurement is<br />

only part of the story. Data integrity and security is today an essential requirement, and many customers in the pharmaceutical and food<br />

industries must prove that their data is reliable and accurate. For this purpose software must be validated. ROTRONIC understands these<br />

requirements and provides solutions to our customers. The validation and compliance declaration, ERES white paper regarding electronic<br />

records and signatures as well as document templates for the system validation are available. Of particular importance is the fulfilment of<br />

the requirements of GxP and “E-compliance”.<br />

21 CFR Part 11:<br />

Guideline of the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Specifies the requirements regarding the handling of electronic records<br />

and signatures.<br />

EU-Annex 11:<br />

Annex 11 regarding computerized systems to the “EU-Guidelines of Good Manufacturing Practice for Medicinal Products” Specifies the<br />

requirements regarding the use of computerized systems in GxP processes.<br />

GxP:<br />

Good “x” practice, where “x” means: Clinical (C), Distribution (D), Laboratory (L), Manufacturing (M).<br />

PIC/S:<br />

Guidance PI-011-2 “Good Practices for Computerized Systems in regulated GxP environments”. Gives the “regulated user” instructions<br />

regarding the basic requirements for the use of computerized systems in GxP processes.<br />

Electronic Records:<br />

Electronic recording of measurement data, events and configuration parameters.<br />

Electronic Signature:<br />

Electronic signatures are signatures in digital form that allow the identification of users and devices when used with HW4 software.<br />

Audit Trail:<br />

System control routine which allows the tracking of data entry or processing of files to their origins. (APV).<br />

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FDA 21 CFR Part 11<br />

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configuration, calibration,<br />

measurement display<br />

and data acquisition.<br />

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instruments for configuration,<br />

calibration, display and<br />

to record measured values.<br />

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and download data.<br />

Setting and notification of<br />

alarms, audible, visual, SMS<br />

or e-mail.<br />

Monitoring and display of water<br />

activity measurements including<br />

accelerated analysis and automatic<br />

data capture.<br />

Display measured values from a<br />

network of HygroFlex or HygroLab<br />

instruments.<br />

Control the calibration and<br />

adjustment of digital probes,<br />

including production of<br />

calibration certificates.<br />

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M33, IOEM and future devices. HW3 supports HygroLab Aw-Quick, HygroLog D,<br />

HygroWin, MOK-WIN, M1, HygroClip Alarm. All software versions are multilingual.<br />

Measurement data / monitoring<br />

HW4-E<br />

HW4-P<br />

HW4-OPC<br />

HW4-VAL<br />

HW3<br />

Scope presentation of measurement values for single and multiple devices X X X X X<br />

Scope presentation of an unlimited number of measurement values X X X X Max.32<br />

Scope presentation of measurement values in groups X X X<br />

Comparison and overlay of measurement values of different groups X X X<br />

ROTRONIC networkable (unlimited number of devices) X X X<br />

Data storage<br />

Automatic storage of measurement data (monitoring) X X X X X<br />

New file creation period freely selectable X X X X X<br />

Presentation of measurement data<br />

Numerical and graphical presentation X X X X X<br />

Graphical comparison and overlay function X X X<br />

Graphic tools and alarm display X X X X<br />

Process display (01/2007) X X<br />

File format / data handling / Export functions<br />

Protected file format (Binary) and export to text format X X X X<br />

Text format X X X X X<br />

Analyse and calculations tool<br />

Psychrometric calculations X X X X X<br />

Statistics X X X X<br />

Printing / protocols<br />

Automatic creation of adjustment, calibration and configuration protocols X X X<br />

Numerical and graphical print out of measurement data X X X X X<br />

Users and passwords<br />

Password protection X X X X<br />

User and user rights freely selectable X X X<br />

Alarms<br />

Visual presentation of active alarms X X X X X<br />

Alarming via e-mail, SMS X X X X<br />

Alarm thresholds and alarm events freely definable X X X<br />

Alarm acknowledgment X X X<br />

Alarming: visual, by relays, printing of alarm report X X X<br />

OPC Server (OLE for process control)<br />

Server client functionality X X<br />

Electronic records, electronic signatures, audit trail (ERES)<br />

Registration of all HW4 user events and automatic creation of protocols X X X<br />

Detection and tracking of manipulations granted at any time X X X<br />

Tracking by protocols of all alarms and manipulations X X X<br />

Self event logging X X X<br />

Automatic electronic signature on all text files (protocols etc.) X X X<br />

Standards, Laws, Guidelines, Directives<br />

US FDA: 21 CFR 11 X X X X<br />

US FDA: 21 CFR 210-211, Drugs and 21 CFR 110, Human Food X X X<br />

EU Guidelines of Good Manufacturing Practice of Medicinal Products X X X<br />

EU Annex 11 to the EU Guidelines of Good Manufacturing Practice of Medicinal Poducts X X X<br />

Pic/s Guidance PI -011-2 “Good Practices for Computerized system in Regulated GxP” environments X X X<br />

GAMP ® 4 guide Validation of Automated Systems X X X<br />

GAMP ® Good Practices Guide “ A Risk – Based Approach to Complainant Electronic Records and Signatures X X X<br />

Validation X X X X X<br />

System Qualification Guide CD (English)<br />

X<br />

White Paper conformity<br />

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Qualification report<br />

X<br />

ERES assessment<br />

X<br />

System validation guide<br />

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System validation test report<br />

X<br />

Instruction manual: Software and all associated devices<br />

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Inspected by external supervisor<br />

X<br />

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M33, IOEM and future devices. HW3 supports HygroLab Aw-Quick, HygroLog D,<br />

HygroWin, MOK-WIN, M1, HygroClip Alarm. All software versions are multilingual.<br />

Help<br />

HW4-E<br />

HW4-P<br />

HW4-OPC<br />

HW4-VAL<br />

HW3<br />

Documentation, guidance X X X X X<br />

Online help, remote maintenance, Internet download and update information X X X X<br />

Supported interfaces<br />

USB, Ethernet, WLAN, Bluetooth, modem connection X X X X<br />

RS232 X X X X X<br />

RS485 X X X X<br />

OPC X X<br />

Diverse auto functions<br />

Autostart X X X X X<br />

Automatic file retrieval and archiving of logged data (04/2006) X X X<br />

Device specific functions<br />

Device settings, scaling, programming, data retrieval, monitoring, data logger function X X X X X<br />

Monitoring, alarming, servicing and configuration of ROTRONIC devices X X X X X<br />

Adjustment and calibration of ROTRONIC probes X X X X X<br />

Date / Time synchronisation X X X X<br />

Supported operating systems<br />

Microsoft Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000<br />

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Microsoft Windows NT4 (SP6a), 2000, XP, Server 2003, or better X X X X<br />

Central software management, multi-user compatible X X X X<br />

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All versions of HW4 are validated and controlled by an external body.<br />

COMPLIANCE DECLARATION<br />

DV04-30.787.01-1<br />

for<br />

Software<br />

HW4 version 1.2.1.14714<br />

physical devices<br />

HygroLogNT: firmware release 1.2<br />

HygroFlex, HygroLab, HygroPlam, HygroMid: firmware release 4.0<br />

We attest that the validated version of the rotronic HW4 software and associated devices<br />

fulfill the requirements defined in the rotronic ERES White Paper, version 1.0,<br />

based on the following paragraphs:<br />

21 CFR Part 11<br />

21 CFR 110<br />

21 CFR 210-211<br />

EU Annex 11<br />

validated by ROTRONIC Instrument Corp.<br />

Inspected by Kereon AG,<br />

December 2005<br />

The HW4 software and devices have been reviewed against the specifications and the ERES White<br />

Paper, version 1.0, in order to provide evidence that the above mentioned regulations are fulfilled<br />

accordingly. The measuring devices and the software have been validated and verified against the<br />

specifications provided by the manufacturer.<br />

Inspected by Yves Samson<br />

Kereon AG<br />

Accepted by the manufacturer<br />

ROTRONIC AG<br />

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Viewing of measurement values / monitoring<br />

Viewing of measurement values is very easy and user-friendly. Files<br />

of any device present in the device tree may be directly copied to a PC<br />

and opened by the HW4 explorer. Data is presented either in graphical<br />

mode or as a table. In the online monitoring mode, both a table and<br />

graph are displayed.<br />

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The measurement values may be displayed as a graph or in table<br />

form. The graph module may be configured by the user.<br />

Archiving measurement data<br />

Measurement data can be automatically written into different files. The<br />

user may configure the system to create a new file e.g. every month or<br />

after 200,000 measurements.<br />

File formats / handling data / export functions<br />

The file format may be determined by the user.<br />

For log files, the formats .xls and .log are available. The .LOG format<br />

saves the data in a binary format, which can be read by HW4 only,<br />

while the .XLS formatted files can be opened by a standard editor or<br />

MS Excel. Data may be exported.<br />

Psychrometric calculations tool<br />

All ROTRONIC instruments measure percentage relative humidity<br />

(%rh) and temperature (°C/F). From the two values it is possible to<br />

calculate other psychrometric values such as dew point, frost point,<br />

wet bulb temperature, mixing ratio, absolute humidity, enthalpy,<br />

partial water vapour pressure, saturation vapour pressure and more.<br />

The calculation software in HW4 uses WMO* verified formulae to<br />

make these calculations, and also provides the user with the option<br />

to input their own parameters (e.g. input mixing ratio and temperature<br />

to calculate %rh). Other advanced options such as dew/frost<br />

differentiation, and pressure or altitude compensation are included.<br />

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The detailed log data, which may be considerable, is of little interest<br />

for many users. For them, it is only important whether or not the<br />

values were within certain ranges during the period of interest. The<br />

statistical functions allow a fast overview.<br />

The statistics will show the following values:<br />

• Minimum<br />

• Maximum<br />

• Average<br />

• Standard deviation<br />

• Number of measurements<br />

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whether the standard editor or MS Word should be used for that<br />

purpose.<br />

Users and passwords<br />

User name and passwords may be assigned freely.<br />

Each user may be assigned different rights. Users that have been<br />

deleted cannot be created under the same name.<br />

Alarms<br />

When in monitoring mode, HW4 can trigger an alarm when predefined<br />

conditions prevail. An alarm condition may be present when a<br />

device or file storage path is not available, a software error happens,<br />

measurement values exceed defined ranges or a logger sends an error<br />

message.<br />

Alarms can be displayed on the screen, printed out or forwarded by<br />

e-mail. Mails can be sent to single or multiple recipients.<br />

OPC Sever (Object Linking and Embedding<br />

for Process Control)<br />

HW4-OPC features an OPC Server which enables<br />

the data integration into superior software.<br />

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small demand always led to the decision not to develop and offer bus systems in the short term. Currently far more than hundred<br />

different systems are available on the market. The growing variety of industrial networks demands flexible solutions for the creation of<br />

a bus interface.<br />

Meanwhile, a few systems are established as quasi standards. ROTRONIC has developed a new transmitter with modular bus interface for<br />

these standard systems: the DI-BUS. Due to the modularity of the used interfaces, the question of the right system has become obsolete.<br />

We shall be able to offer a bus-compatible measurement system from autumn 2006.<br />

The system consists of a digital measuring transmitter for digital HygroClip Industrial probes, which features an interface for the<br />

integration of various optional bus modules. Depending on the desired bus type, simply use a different module!<br />

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Digital transmitter with bus integration for HygroClip Industrial probes<br />

Main features:<br />

• One probe input for humidity/temperature measurement<br />

• Interchangeable probes<br />

• Digital signal processing<br />

• 12...24 VDC supply<br />

• Modular construction<br />

• Robust housing<br />

• Suitable for various bus systems<br />

The transmitters are delivered without probe and bus module. These<br />

must be ordered separately.<br />

Suitable probes: all HygroClip Industrial probes may be used. See<br />

pages 40-43<br />

Order code:<br />

DI-BUS<br />

DI-BUS-D<br />

Transmitter without display<br />

Transmitter with display<br />

Following bus-modules are available:<br />

Profibus, DeviceNet, CanOpen, ModbusRTU. Further types on request.<br />

Bus Functions:<br />

• Read measuring values: Humidity, temperature, calculated<br />

values<br />

• Probe adjustment:<br />

Humidity:<br />

single point and multi-point adjustment<br />

Temperature:<br />

single point and multi-point adjustment<br />

• Measurement value status: Valid / invalid<br />

• Unit system:<br />

selectable<br />

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Humidity / Temperature sensor HygroClip Industrial probe with Tuchel 7-pin connector (order separately) See pages 40 to 43<br />

Accuracy at 23 ± 5 °C<br />

Probe dependent<br />

Operating range electronics<br />

Humidity / temperature 0...100 %rh / -40...70 °C / -40...60 ° with display<br />

Measuring range<br />

Probe dependent<br />

Psychrometric calculations<br />

All standard calculations selectable<br />

Unit system<br />

Selectable<br />

Supply voltage 12...24 VDC ± 10%<br />

Output signal<br />

Depending on the bus module used<br />

Probe adjustment<br />

Via Bus interface or by separate calibration interface<br />

Display<br />

Option<br />

Dimensions<br />

160 x 100 x 55 mm (with connector)<br />

IP protection grade<br />

IP50<br />

Housing material<br />

Polycarbonate<br />

Colour<br />

Anthracite<br />

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• Active module with serial and parallel device interface<br />

• Complete Profibus-DP and DPV1 Slave<br />

• Max. 400 Byte cyclic input and output data<br />

• additional acyclic DPV1- parameter data<br />

• Supports master class 1 and master class 2 read and write functions<br />

• Potential free Profibus interface with automatic baud rate detection<br />

9.6 kBit/s to12 Mbit/s<br />

Order code:<br />

DI-BUS-AB6200<br />

DeviceNet<br />

• Active module with serial and parallel device interface<br />

• Complete DeviceNet 2.0 Adaptor according to ODVA profile<br />

Group 2 Server<br />

• Max. 512 Byte input and output data<br />

(implicit messaging)<br />

• Additional acyclic DPV1- parameter data<br />

(explicit messaging)<br />

• Supports Change-of-State, Cyclic I/O, Polled I/O and<br />

bit-strobed I/O<br />

• Potential free DeviceNet interface with automatic baud rate<br />

detection 125 to 500 kBit/s<br />

Order code:<br />

DI-BUS-AB6201<br />

CANopen<br />

• Active module with serial and parallel device interface<br />

• Complete CANopen Slave according to DS301-4 standard.<br />

• Max. 32 TPDO and max. 32 RPDO Process data objects:<br />

totally max. 256 Byte Process data.<br />

• Additional 16383 SDO Objects for parameter data<br />

• Potential free CANopen interface with automatic baud rate<br />

detection 10 / 1000 kBit/s<br />

• Connection via 5-pin screw terminal with external 24 V supply<br />

Order code:<br />

DI-BUS-AB6202<br />

Modbus-RTU<br />

• Active module with serial and parallel device interface<br />

• Complete Modbus-RTU / ASCII Server (Slave) interface<br />

• Max. 400 Bytes I/O Data<br />

• Acyclic parameter data transmission<br />

• Modbus-RTU/ASCII Class 0, Class 1 and partly Class 2 Functions<br />

• Baud rates: 1.2 kBit/s to 115 kBit/s.<br />

• RS232 or RS485 connection<br />

Order code:<br />

DI-BUS-AB6203<br />

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Sample Containers, Humidity Standards and Filters<br />

Description<br />

Disposable sample containers<br />

PS-14<br />

Pack of 100 disposable plastic<br />

sample containers, for all sample holders<br />

of 14 mm height<br />

PS-40<br />

Pack of 100 disposable plastic<br />

sample containers, for all sample holders<br />

of 40 mm height<br />

Humidity Standards<br />

EA00-SCS<br />

Humidity Standard 0.5 %rh<br />

EA05-SCS<br />

Humidity Standard 5.0 %rh<br />

EA10-SCS<br />

Humidity Standard 10.0 %rh<br />

EA11-SCS<br />

Humidity Standard 11.3 %rh<br />

EA20-SCS<br />

Humidity Standard 20.0 %rh<br />

EA35-SCS<br />

Humidity Standard 35.0 %rh<br />

EA50-SCS<br />

Humidity Standard 50.0 %rh<br />

EA65-SCS<br />

Humidity Standard 65.0 %rh<br />

EA75-SCS<br />

Humidity Standard 75.3 %rh<br />

EA80-SCS<br />

Humidity Standard 80.0 %rh<br />

EA95-SCS<br />

Humidity Standard 95.0 %rh<br />

Filter for BFC and water activity probes<br />

ET-W-24-Set<br />

Flat wire mesh filter with retaining ring, Ø 24 mm for AW-DIO, BFC-DIO,<br />

BFC-DIO-T7 probes, Mesh size approx. 20...25 µm, Material: DIN 1.4401<br />

ET-S23-Set<br />

Flat sinter filter with retaining ring, Ø 23 mm, for AW-DIO, BFC-DIO,<br />

BFC-DIO-T7 probes, Pore size approx. 5 µm<br />

ET-W37-Set<br />

Flat wire mesh filter with retaining ring, Ø 37 mm for AWVC, AWVD and<br />

BFC probes, Mesh size approx. 20...25 µm, Material: DIN 1.4401<br />

Filters for probes with Ø 5 and 10 mm<br />

SP-T05<br />

Teflon filter for Ø 5 mm probes<br />

Outer diameter 7 mm<br />

Pore size approx. 10µm<br />

SP-TS12<br />

Teflon filter for Ø 10 mm penetration probes<br />

Outer diameter 12 mm<br />

Pore size approx. 10µm<br />

ET-Z10<br />

Steel sinter filter for Ø 10 mm penetration probes<br />

Outer diameter 10.5 mm<br />

Pore size approx. 5µm<br />

Material: DIN 1.4401<br />

Filters for industrial probes -50...200 °C<br />

SP-MSB15<br />

Filter carrier (direct screw-on)<br />

Slotted sleeve for Ø 15 mm probes<br />

Nickel-coated brass<br />

SP-S15<br />

Steel sinter filter element for Ø 15 mm probes<br />

Pore size approx. 5µm<br />

Material: DIN 1.4401<br />

SP-SC15<br />

Steel sinter filter element for Ø 15 mm probes<br />

with filter carrier (direct screw-on)<br />

Pore size approx. 5µm<br />

Material: DIN 1.4401<br />

SP-M15<br />

Wire mesh filter for Ø 15 mm probes<br />

Mesh size approx. 20...25 µm<br />

Material: DIN 1.4401<br />

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SP-MC15<br />

SP-T15<br />

SP-TC15<br />

Filters for ambient probes<br />

SP-FN15<br />

SP-FN25<br />

SP-W15<br />

SP-W25<br />

SP-W3-25<br />

Description<br />

Filters (continued)<br />

Wire mesh filter element for Ø 15 mm probes<br />

with filter carrier<br />

Mesh size approx. 20...25 µm<br />

Material: DIN 1.4401<br />

Teflon filter element for Ø 15 mm probes<br />

Pore size approx. 10µm<br />

Teflon filter element for Ø 15 mm probes<br />

with filter carrier<br />

Pore size approx. 10µm<br />

Steel sinter filter for Ø 15 mm probes<br />

direct screw-on, -50...200 °C<br />

Pore size approx. 5µm<br />

Material: DIN 1.4401<br />

Steel sinter filter for Ø 25 mm probes<br />

direct screw-on, -50...200 °C<br />

Pore size approx. 5µm<br />

Material: DIN 1.4401<br />

Wire mesh filter in PPS cage for Ø 15 mm probes<br />

direct screw-on, -50...200 °C<br />

Mesh size approx. 20...25 µm<br />

Material: DIN 1.4401<br />

Wire mesh filter in PPS cage for Ø 25 mm probes<br />

direct screw-on, -50...200 °C<br />

Mesh size approx. 20...25 µm<br />

Material: DIN 1.4401<br />

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SP-TF15<br />

Wire mesh filter in polycarbonate cage for<br />

Ø 15 mm probes, direct screw-on, -40...85 °C<br />

Mesh size approx. 20...25 µm<br />

Material: DIN 1.4401<br />

Ditto, white<br />

Teflon filter in PPS cage for Ø 15 mm probes<br />

direct screw-on, -50...200 °C<br />

Pore size approx. 10µm<br />

SP-TF25<br />

SP-TF3-25<br />

Teflon filter in PPS cage for Ø 25 mm probes<br />

direct screw-on, -50...200 °C<br />

Pore size approx. 10µm<br />

Ditto, white<br />

SP-PE15<br />

SP-PE15G-N<br />

Polyethylene filter for Ø 15 mm probes<br />

in polycarbonate cage, direct screw-on,<br />

-30...80 °C Pore size approx. 10 µm<br />

Ditto, grey cage for Roline L-transmitters<br />

SP-NC15<br />

PPS slotted sleeve for Ø 15 mm probes,<br />

direct screw-on, -50...200 °C<br />

No filter, protection against contact only<br />

SP-NC25<br />

PPS slotted sleeve for Ø 25 mm probes,<br />

direct screw-on, -50...200 °C<br />

No filter, protection against contact only<br />

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Mating connectors<br />

ET-229<br />

ET-230<br />

ET-233<br />

Description<br />

Tuchel connector, 4-pin, male<br />

Tuchel connector 4-pin, female<br />

Tuchel connector 7-pin, male<br />

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ET-240<br />

Tuchel connector 7-pin, female<br />

Lemo connector, 5-pin, male<br />

ET-409 Binder connector 4-pin, male. For Pt100 to T1,<br />

HygroClip TH100, docking stations HygroLog NT<br />

ET-410<br />

ET-411<br />

ET-413<br />

MOC<br />

Binder connector 4-pin, female<br />

Binder connector 3-pin, male, for remote logger HygroLog NT<br />

Binder connector 5-pin, male<br />

Connector for HygroClip S<br />

MOC3<br />

Carry cases<br />

AC1102<br />

Connector for HygroClip S3<br />

Carrying case for GTS<br />

AC1116<br />

Carrying case for HygroPalm and HygroClip S<br />

AC1117<br />

Carrying case for HygroPalm and HygroClip HS28<br />

AC1119<br />

Carrying case for HygroPalm-AW<br />

AC1121<br />

Carrying case for HygroLab<br />

AC1122 Universal carrying case or HygroLog, HygroPalm 0<br />

Cable glands and mounting flanges<br />

AC1301-M<br />

Cable gland AGRO, with Perbunan gasket(


Order code<br />

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Description<br />

Calibration Devices<br />

Calibration device for plate probes BFC / BFC DIO<br />

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EDM-15-25<br />

Calibration device for 2 Ø 15 mm probes<br />

Push-on type<br />

Calibration device for 1 Ø 15mm and 1 Ø 25 mm probe<br />

screw-in type<br />

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Calibration device for Ø 10 mm probes<br />

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Calibration device for all sword probes<br />

Push-on type<br />

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Calibration device for Ø 15 mm probes<br />

screw-in type<br />

ER-10MS<br />

Calibration device vertical for M1S<br />

Push-on type<br />

EM-25<br />

Calibration device for Ø 25 mm probes<br />

screw-in type<br />

EM-G<br />

Calibration device for probes type E, HP... IE...<br />

screw-in type<br />

EMV-15<br />

Calibration device vertical for Ø 15 mm probes<br />

screw-in type<br />

EMV-25<br />

Calibration device vertical for Ø 25 mm probes<br />

screw-in type<br />

ER-05<br />

Calibration device for Ø 4 / Ø 5 mm probes<br />

Push-on type<br />

ER-15<br />

Calibration device for Ø 14...15 mm probes<br />

Push-on type<br />

ER-18K<br />

Calibration device for Ø 18 mm probes<br />

Push-on type<br />

ER-20K<br />

Calibration device for 20 mm probes<br />

Push-on type<br />

ERV-15<br />

Calibration device vertical for Ø 15 mm probes<br />

Push-on type<br />

WP14-S<br />

Calibration device for bell probes AWD, AWVC, AW-DIO,<br />

Stainless steel, DIN 1.4401<br />

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Mains adaptors<br />

AC1207<br />

AC1211<br />

Description<br />

Mains adaptor RNG 11, 9V/ 200 mA,<br />

3.5 mm Stereo jack, tip +<br />

Mains adaptor for HygroLog NT series, 12 VDC<br />

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Service cables for Transmitters<br />

ACML232 Service cable for M23 and M33 transmitters For scaling, adjustment and<br />

programming of the transmitters<br />

with a PC and HW3 software<br />

ACRL001 Service cable for M1xx and Roline L 0...1 V Probe adjustment, scaling and adjustment<br />

ACRL005 Service cable for M1xx and Roline L 0...5 V of analogue signals with a PC and HW3<br />

ACRL010 Service cable for M1xx and Roline L 0...10 V using a HygroPalm 2 or 3 handheld or a<br />

ACRL020 Service cable for M1xx and Roline L 0...20 mA HygroLab 2 or 3 bench top device.<br />

ACRL420 Service cable for M1xx and Roline L 4...20 mA Validation of the analogue signals (M and<br />

Roline-L series) with HygroPalm 2, 3 or<br />

bench top device HygroLab 2 or 3.<br />

ACRLXB5 Service cable for M-Series and Roline L-transmitters Probe adjustment with HygroPalm or<br />

HygroLab, no scaling of analogue outputs.<br />

Probe adjustment, scaling and programming<br />

with a PC and HW3, using a<br />

HygroPalm 2 or 3 handheld or a HygroLab 2<br />

or 3 bench top device.<br />

ACRLYB5 Service cable for M-Series and Roline L-transmitters Probe adjustment and validation of<br />

the analogue outputs with HygroPalm or<br />

HygroLab. Works only in conjunction with<br />

ACRL001-ACRL420<br />

Simulators for HygroClip S probes<br />

HCLP-S-xxxRH-xxxC HygroClip S simulator with predefined values Any value is possible. Order code:<br />

HCLP-S-[0...100]RH-[-50…100]C<br />

(negative values depicted by 9. Example:<br />

HCLP-S-35RH-925C for 35 %rh and -25°C<br />

Simulators for HygroClip industrial probes<br />

AC1618-35-940 HygroClip – Industrial probe simulator with T7 connector Any value is possible. Order code:<br />

AC1618-[0…100]-[-50…200]<br />

(negative values depicted by 9. Example:<br />

AC1618-35-940 for 35 %rh and -40°C<br />

Temperature adaptor HygroClip<br />

HygroClip-TH100-B5 Temperature adaptor for HygroPalm probe input 2,<br />

HygroLab, HygroFlex 3 probe input 2<br />

HygroClip-TH100-DAT05 Temperature adaptor for HygroPalm probe input 1<br />

HygroClip-TH100-T7 Temperature adaptor for HygroFlex probe input 1<br />

Extension cables for Pt100 probes (max. -40...90 °C)<br />

AC1607/xx<br />

Extension cable for Pt100 probes<br />

xx= length in m<br />

Available lengths: 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, 15, 20 m<br />

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Description<br />

Extension and adaptor cables for HygroClip S probes<br />

MOK-xx-B5<br />

Adaptor cable for HygroClip S probes<br />

Suitable for HygroLab, HygroPalm probe input 2,<br />

HygroLog NT, docking stations with HygroClip probe input.<br />

xx = length in m Binder connector. Available lengths: 1 m, 2 m, 5 m<br />

MOK-xx-DAT05 Extension cable for HygroClip probes<br />

with DAT05 connector<br />

xx = length in m Available lengths: 1 m, 2 m, 5 m<br />

MOK-xx-T7<br />

Adaptor cable for the connection HygroClip S probes to<br />

HygroFlex transmitters with Tuchel connector<br />

xx = length in m Available lengths: 1 m, 5 m<br />

MOK-xx-WIN Calibration cable for HygroClip S, with serial port D-sub25 /D-Sub 9<br />

connector for PC RS232 Interface<br />

xx = length in m Available lengths: 1 m, 2 m, 3 m, 5 m<br />

MOK-xx-XX<br />

Extension cable with open strands for HygroClip S<br />

xx = length in m Available lengths: 1 m, 2 m, 3 m, 5 m<br />

MOK3-xx-XX Extension cable white, with open strands for HygroClip S3<br />

xx = length in m Available lengths: 1 m, 2 m, 3 m, 5 m<br />

AC1604-x<br />

Extension cable Binder 5-pin male / female<br />

xx = length in m Available lengths: 2 m, 5 m<br />

Extension, adaptor and calibration cables for HygroClip Industrial probes<br />

AC1616/xxx Probe extension cable for HygroClip Industrial probes with<br />

Tuchel 7-pin connector, connects to HygroFlex<br />

Available lengths:<br />

xx = length in m 2 m, 5 m, 10 m, 20 m, 25 m, 30 m, 50 m, 60 m, 80 m, 100 m, 200 m<br />

AC1676-x<br />

Adaptor cable for BFC-DIO probes to HygroFlex<br />

Tuchel 7-pin connector / Binder 5-pin connector (female)<br />

xx = length in m Available lengths: 1 m, 4 m, 5 m<br />

T7-03-WIN<br />

Calibration cable for HygroClip Industrial probes,<br />

with serial port D-sub25 /D-Sub 9 connector for PC RS232 Interface<br />

Cable length: 3 m<br />

T7-0.5-B5<br />

Adaptor cable for HygroClip Industrial probes. Tuchel 7-pin female<br />

and Binder 5-pin male connectors<br />

Cable length: 0.5 m<br />

T7-03-B5<br />

Adaptor cable for HygroClip Industrial probes. Tuchel 7-pin female<br />

and Binder 5-pin male connectors<br />

Cable length: 3 m<br />

T7-03-DAT05 Adaptor cable for Industrial probes to HygroPalm /HygroLog<br />

T7-xx-MOK-DIO Adaptor cable for HygroClip S probes to HygroFlex Tuchel input<br />

xx=Length in m Available lengths: 1 m, 3 m<br />

Remote and calibration cables<br />

AC1620<br />

Remote cable HygroFlex HygroPalm 2/3, B5 connector<br />

AC1621<br />

Remote cable HygroFlex HygroPalm 2/3, DAT05 connector<br />

AC1622<br />

RS232 cable HygroPalm PC<br />

AC1623<br />

Configuration cable HygroFlex PCB PC<br />

AC1624<br />

RS232 cable HygroFlex B5-(763) connector PC<br />

AC1625 Calibration cable M1xS HygroPalm 2/3<br />

AC1628 Calibration cable HygroClip I-EX HygroPalm 2/3<br />

SPB5-WIN<br />

Calibration cable HygroClip I-EX PC<br />

Zener barriers for HygroClip EX probes<br />

ZB1<br />

Zener barrier Z722 for application with HygroFlex transmitter<br />

ZB2<br />

Zener barrier Z722 and housing for 4 Zener barriers<br />

ZB1-420<br />

Zener barrier Z788H for loop powered 4...20 mA<br />

application without HygroFlex transmitter<br />

ZB2-420<br />

Zener barrier Z788H and housing for 4 Zener barriers<br />

Adaptor for compressed air for screw-in probe HygroClip IE<br />

Pressure-FI1 Pressure adaptor for screw-in probe<br />

HygroClip IE-1 (1/2 “ G thread). Max. 16 bar<br />

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Humidity in the form of water vapour is always present in the air. It is measured either as absolute or relative humidity. These two terms<br />

are defined as follows:<br />

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Absolute humidity of a gas mixture<br />

The absolute humidity of a gas mixture is defined as the quantity of water vapour (kg) contained in each volume of the gas mixture.<br />

It is expressed in terms of kg water vapour per kg gas mixture. The water vapour present in the gas mixture generates a pressure, which<br />

is part of the total barometric gas pressure. The vapour pressure and the absolute humidity cannot exceed the saturation level at a given<br />

temperature. Above this level, water is separated out in liquid form. The maximum pressure is described as saturation pressure and is<br />

highly temperature dependent. The absolute humidity of the air is of limited practical significance, because one essential factor, the<br />

temperature, is not taken into account in the determination of absolute humidity.<br />

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Relative humidity of a gas mixture<br />

Relative humidity is defined as the ratio of the actual water vapour pressure<br />

to the highest possible water vapour pressure:<br />

%rh = 100 x p/ps<br />

p = Water vapour pressure in the<br />

gas mixture at ambient temperature<br />

ps = Saturated water vapour pressure<br />

at ambient temperature<br />

Therefore, 100 %rh corresponds to the maximum amount of water vapour, which a gas mixture can contain. Below the saturation level,<br />

the water vapour pressure (p) and hence also the relative humidity (%rh) are proportional to the total barometric pressure. Since the<br />

highest possible water vapour pressure (ps) is extremely temperature dependent, the relative humidity is also temperature dependent.<br />

The relative humidity therefore decreases, when the temperature rises, and vice versa.<br />

Influence of temperature fluctuations of ±1 °C at various temperatures and humidities:<br />

% rh 10 °C 20 °C 30 °C 50 °C 70 °C<br />

10 %rh ±0.7 %rh ±0.6 %rh ±0.6 %rh ±0.5 %rh ±0.5 %rh<br />

50 %rh ±3.5 %rh ±3.2 %rh ±3.0 %rh ±2.6 %rh ±2.3 %rh<br />

90 %rh ±6.3 %rh ±5.7 %rh ±5.4 %rh ±4.6 %rh ±4.1 %rh<br />

It is extremely important that the probe and the sample to be measured have the same temperature to achieve useful measurements.<br />

To gain a better understanding of the relationships, we refer to the h-x diagram of humidity in air (Mollier’s diagram). This illustrates<br />

clearly the relationship between temperature, moisture content and relative humidity.<br />

Relative humidity below 0 °C<br />

At temperatures below 0 °C, the saturation pressure above water in liquid form (supercooled): ew differs from the saturation pressure<br />

above ice: ei.<br />

ew = Water vapour saturation pressure above water at ambient temperature<br />

ei = Water vapour saturation pressure above ice at ambient temperature<br />

T ew ei %rh<br />

°C hPa hPa –<br />

0 6,11 6,11 100<br />

- 5 4,22 4,02 95<br />

-10 2,87 2,60 91<br />

-15 1,91 1,65 87<br />

-20 1,26 1,03 82<br />

-25 0,81 0,63 78<br />

-30 0,51 0,38 75<br />

For this reason, a measurement of 75 %rh at -30 °C corresponds to saturation (100 %rh) above ice.<br />

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Humidity Measurement in Solids<br />

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hygroscopic. Depending on the point of view, there are two different observations that characterise the humidity state of a material.<br />

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Water content<br />

The water content of a material is the amount of water contained in the material, expressed in percentage of weight. This aspect is<br />

interesting for situations where a material is sold by weight. However, if we talk of the physical properties of a material, then the water<br />

content is of no interest, as it provides no meaningful information.<br />

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Equilibrium humidity<br />

A hygroscopic material tries to establish equilibrium of its humidity with that of its environment. The presence of water in the material<br />

produces a water vapour pressure (pm) on the material surface. If this pressure (pm) is equal to the water vapour pressure (p) of the<br />

ambient atmosphere, then the material achieved equilibrium humidity with its environment. Any difference between the pm and the p<br />

produces a water exchange and therefore a change of the water content of the material concerned, until equilibrium is achieved.<br />

Equilibrium humidity of a material is therefore defined as the relative humidity of the ambient atmosphere that has to prevail in order to<br />

cause no exchange of water.<br />

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Water activity<br />

The relative humidity, which must prevail in the surrounding atmosphere to avoid water exchange between material and air, is defined<br />

as water activity. It is practically the same as the equilibrium humidity of a material in the definition, but is not stated in 0….100 %, but in<br />

0…1 aw. The water activity is a measure of the degree of freedom of the water retained in various ways in a material. The water activity<br />

directly determines the physical, mechanical, chemical and microbiological properties of the material as well as interactions, such as<br />

pourability, lump formation, cohesion, static electricity, etc. In the food industry, water is a highly significant factor in the shelf life of<br />

semi-finished and finished products.<br />

Sorption isotherms<br />

At equilibrium, the relation between water content and equilibrium humidity of a material can be displayed graphically by a curve, the<br />

so-called sorption isotherm. For each humidity value, a sorption isotherm indicates the corresponding water content value of the material<br />

at a given, constant temperature. If the composition or quality of the material changes, then its sorption behaviour also changes. Because<br />

of the complexity of sorption processes, the isotherms cannot be determined by calculation, but must be recorded experimentally for<br />

each product. Therefore in practice, water content and water activity should be viewed as two independent parameters.<br />

Accuracy of HygroClip probes (* = with SCS certificate)<br />

Humidity<br />

Temperature<br />

Standard<br />

SCS<br />

If a probe has been operated for prolonged periods of time, it may show too high values by approx. 2 percent when operated at low<br />

humidity afterwards.<br />

The probe can be regenerated by heating it during two hours at 120 to 150 °C / < 10 %rh.<br />

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Explanations to the h-x Diagram<br />

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1 Signs and symbols<br />

1.1 ß: Dry air quantity in kg per m 3 process air<br />

1.2 t: Temperature of the process air in °C<br />

1.3 x: Water vapour content in g per kg dry air of the process air<br />

1.4 h: Heat content (enthalpy) in kJ per kg dry air of the process air<br />

1.5 ϕ: Relative humidity of the process air<br />

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1.6<br />

∆h : Heat consumption in kJ per kg water<br />

∆x<br />

NB: We designate process air as air in different states, as found<br />

during drying (fresh air/warmed air from the furnace and/or<br />

a heater/conditioned air, also exhaust air).<br />

2. Use of the h-x diagram<br />

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2.1 Dry air porition ß in kg per m3 process air<br />

Example:<br />

Measured values of the exhaust air in a drying plant tA=46°C; ϕ =80%rh; exhaust air quantity 12000m 3 /h<br />

The line drawn parallel to the dotted lines of the diagram through the status point of the exhust air (Intersection of the t-line<br />

46°C and the humidity curve 80%) results in its extension at the Intersection with the left margin scale at ß=1,018kg dry air<br />

per m 3 of this exhaust air.<br />

At 12000m 3 /h, the dry air quantity is thus 12000 • 1,018=12200kg/h.<br />

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2.2 Water vapour content in g per kg dry air of the process air<br />

2.2.1 The vertical line drawn through the status point (in our example 46°C; 80%rh) results at the intersection with the horizontal<br />

abscissa a water vapour content of x2=54g per kg dry air of this exhaust air.<br />

2.2.2 If the hot air fed into the drying chamber is created by heating outside air (in the example temperature 20 °C; 70 %rh)<br />

this hot air contains x1 = 10g hot water per kg dry air (determination of x1 as described in 2.2.1]).<br />

This means that each kg of dry air has absorbed ∆x = x2- x1=44g of water.<br />

2.2.3 With 12200kg dry air/h, 12200 • 0,044=536,8kg water are withdrawn from the product being dried per hour.<br />

2.3 Heat content in kJ per kg dry air of the processed air.<br />

2.3.1 The line drawn parallel to the lines of equal heat content (h lines) through the status point (in our example 46°C; 80%rh) results<br />

on the one hand at the intersection with the inclined abscissa in a heat content h2=185kJ/kg dry air of this exhaust air.<br />

(Conversion to kcal: 1 kcal=4,1868 kJ).<br />

On the other hand this extended parallel line in the upper part of the diagram helps to determine the approximate hot air<br />

temperature (see 2.5) for this heat content.<br />

2.3.2 The heat content of the outside air (in our example 20 °C; 70 %) is h1= 45 kJ,<br />

(determined as described in 2.3.1) so that heating by ∆h=h2-h1=140 kJ per kg dry air is necessary for drying.<br />

However, the actual heating must be higher than this ∆h, due to various heat losses such as radiation, heating of the goods<br />

to be dried, the drying cars and frame etc. But for well insulated plants, no more than 15 kJ/kg dry air.<br />

2.3.3 The theoretical heat consumption in our example is thus: 12200 • 140 = 1,708 million kJ/h.<br />

2.4 Theoretically required heat quantity per kg of expelled water:<br />

The parallel line drawn through the zero point to the connecting line of the status points for outside air and exhaust air indicates<br />

the theoretical heat consumption at the intersection with the right margin scale:<br />

∆h =318<br />

kJ theoretical heat consumption<br />

∆x kg per kg H2O<br />

calculation:<br />

∆h (from 2.3.2)<br />

=<br />

140<br />

= 3182 kJ<br />

∆x (from 2.2.2) 0,044 kg<br />

2.5 Hot air temperature<br />

The vertical line drawn through the status point of the outside air (see 2.2.2) intersects with the h line of the exhaust air<br />

(see 2.2.1) at a particular point. If one draws a line through this point parallel to the lines of equal temperature (t lines), one<br />

obtains the theoretically required hot air temperature at the intersection with the ordinate, in our example 157°C.<br />

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Humidity Definitions<br />

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Relative humidity (%rh)<br />

Is defined as the ratio of the quantity of water vapour present in the air to the maximum possible water vapour at the same temperature.<br />

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Dew point (Dp)<br />

The dew point is that temperature, where gas being cooled, begins to condense water vapour into liquid water. The dew point may also<br />

occur below 0 °C (super-cooled water). This point has to be distinguished from frost point (see below).<br />

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Frost point (Fp)<br />

The frost point is that temperature, where gas being cooled begins to condense water vapour in the form of ice. Frost point occurs only at<br />

temperatures below freezing.<br />

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Water vapour density (Dv) in g/m3<br />

This is the ratio between the mass of the water vapour to the volume of the gas mixture, in which the water vapour is present.<br />

Water vapour content (Q) in g/kg<br />

This is also called specific humidity and is the ratio between the mass of the water vapour to the mass of the gas mixture, in which the<br />

water vapour is present.<br />

Mixing ratio ( R) in g/kg<br />

This is the ratio of the mass of the water vapour to the mass of the dry gas mixture, in which the water vapour is present.<br />

Water vapour partial pressure (E) in hPa<br />

This is the pressure of the gaseous phase of the water in a gas mixture.<br />

Water vapour saturation pressure (Ew) in hPa<br />

This is the maximum pressure that the water vapour can reach at saturation for the appropriate temperature.<br />

Enthalpy (H)<br />

Enthalpy is the measurement for the determination of the energy required, to change the gas mixture from a certain temperature/<br />

humidity state to another. Enthalpy is not used as an absolute value, but as the difference between two points of particular interest.<br />

The choice of 0 °C and 0 %rh for zero enthalpy was arbitrary.<br />

Mixing ratio/Volume (PPMv)<br />

This is the relationship between the number of water vapour molecules to the number of molecules of the other components in the gas.<br />

Once this value is determined, it does not change with pressure or temperature.<br />

Common faults/remedies<br />

Not only humidity, but also many other physical parameters are measured in industrial processes. The most important are temperature,<br />

pressure, air speed, etc. The measurement of humidity is different to other parameters in one important aspect, namely that humidity<br />

cannot be considered as an absolute value, because the measuring principle is based on the exchange of water vapour between the<br />

sensor and the surrounding gas or gas mixture, e.g. air.<br />

In our capacity as an experienced manufacturer, we are well aware of our responsibility to provide our customers with instruments, that<br />

will withstand even the most demanding operating conditions and which are at the same time easy to use and require little maintenance.<br />

However, we wish to remind our customers that our instruments will provide an excellent service and provide accurate results, if the<br />

following simple operation and maintenance instructions are followed:<br />

1. Analysis of the measuring medium, in which the probe is to be used. What suspended matter and/or chemicals are present and in<br />

what concentration<br />

2. The probe should be mounted at the correct measuring location, and not where it is most convenient. In case of doubt please contact<br />

your ROTRONIC representative.<br />

3. The filter has to be changed regularly if the probe is used in demanding environments. ROTRONIC filters can be cleaned in an<br />

ultrasonic bath with suitable detergents. However, it is advisable to keep spares in stock.<br />

4. The functioning of the sensor should be checked every 6 to 12 months.<br />

5. Calibration of the sensor can be performed by the user with the aid of the SCS certified humidity standards, supplied by ROTRONIC.<br />

Calibration of the instruments will ensure, that your measurements are always verifiable.<br />

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ROTRONIC Humidity Sensors<br />

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With the HYGROMER ® series, ROTRONIC provides the most advanced capacitive polymer sensor system for relative humidity measurement.<br />

It is the sensor with the largest temperature range (-50…200 °C) available on the market. This measuring principle is recognised internationally<br />

and is based on the change of the dielectric properties of a polymer as a function of the prevailing relative humidity. The polymer used for<br />

the HYGROMER ® sensor is hygroscopic and has a natural tendency towards equilibrium with the humidity environment which surrounds it.<br />

A corresponding water vapour pressure is formed at the surface of the polymer depending upon the temperature and the amount of water<br />

absorbed into the polymer. Any difference between this water vapour pressure and the water vapour pressure of the environment is balanced<br />

by an exchange of water molecules until the two are equal. These changes are measured electrically, amplified and indicated as relative<br />

humidity. The amount of water which is absorbed into the polymer is determined by the ambient humidity and temperature, thus the resulting<br />

dielectric properties of the sensor reflect the percentage relative humidity (%rh) to which the sensor is exposed.<br />

For many years, the ROTRONIC HYGROMER ® C94 was the best sold sensor. With the disappearance of the Hygrolyt sensors, new<br />

elements were developed in order to even better fulfil customer’s requirements. An industrial sensor does not necessarily need the same<br />

properties as a sensor for Water Activity or a sensor for high humidity applications. The new sensors represent the results of continuous<br />

research and development.<br />

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Sensor Designation<br />

HYGROMER ® IN-1<br />

Temperature range:<br />

-50…200 °C<br />

Used for:<br />

Industry applications, meteorology,<br />

food technology, Laboratories,<br />

cold rooms, drying processes,<br />

incubators<br />

Improvements:<br />

Gold connectors,<br />

better chemical resistance,<br />

no corrosion after condensation<br />

Humidity window<br />

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HYGROMER ® RS-70<br />

Temperature range:<br />

-50…180 °C<br />

Used for:<br />

High humidity applications,<br />

cheese stocks, meat processing,<br />

test environments, tropical greenhouses<br />

climatic chambers,<br />

brick and tile making<br />

Improvements:<br />

Heated sensor,<br />

no condensation,<br />

better accuracy in high<br />

range of humidity<br />

HYGROMER ® AC-1<br />

Temperature range:<br />

-30…100 ° C<br />

Used for:<br />

HVAC applications, Cold rooms<br />

Storage and transport,<br />

wine cellars, greenhouses,<br />

museums, churches<br />

Improvements:<br />

Better chemical resistance,<br />

better long term stability<br />

HYGROMER ® WA-1<br />

Temperature range:<br />

-30…100 °C<br />

Used for:<br />

Water activity applications,<br />

food/pharmacy quality assurance,<br />

Product stability determination,<br />

shelf life determination<br />

Improvements:<br />

Optimised dimensions for<br />

minimal chamber volume,<br />

Very little hysteresis<br />

HYGROMER ® humidity sensors are always fitted to a probe or instrument. Thanks to the ROV interface, probes and instruments with<br />

HYGROMER ® sensors can be connected to any display unit with ROV input. (10 mV/ °C and 10 mV/ %rh)<br />

Characteristics of the sensor<br />

Response time/Time constant<br />

The time constant of a sensor is defined as the time required to perform 63 % of a humidity change. The time constant is larger at low<br />

temperature, low air movement and high humidity. The time constant also increases when a filter is used. The filter reduces the airflow<br />

over the sensor and a slower diffusion of water molecules results in a slower response time. Therefore humidity equilibrium is reached<br />

after an extended period of time.<br />

Reproducibility<br />

The specifications stated refer to a humidity cycle of 10-95-10 %rh.<br />

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Pollutant Table<br />

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Some gases, especially pure gases, do not<br />

influence the humidity sensor.<br />

Others have very little influence, and some<br />

have important influence.<br />

These gases have little or no influence on<br />

O 2<br />

These gases have insignificant or no<br />

Oxygen<br />

influence:<br />

the sensor and humidity measurement:<br />

Argon<br />

Ar Butane C 4 H 10<br />

Carbon dioxide CO 2 Ethane C 2 H 6<br />

Helium<br />

He Methane CH 4<br />

Hydrogen H 2 Natural gas<br />

Neon<br />

Ne Propane C 3 H 8<br />

Nitrogen N 2<br />

Nitrogen oxides (laughing gas) N 2 O<br />

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The following gases have, in the given concentrations, no or little influence on the sensor and the humidity measurement. The data<br />

is only a guide. The resistance of the sensor depends strongly on the temperature and humidity conditions and the duration of the<br />

exposure to the pollutant. Allowed fault caused from the pollutant: ±2 %rh<br />

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Maximum Workplace Concentration Allowed Concentration Continuous Operation<br />

Pollutant Formula ppm mg/m 3 ppm mg/m 3<br />

Acetic acid CH 3 COOH 10 25 800 2000<br />

Acetone CH 3 COCH 3 500 1200 3300 8000<br />

Ammonia NH 3 20 14 5500 4000<br />

2-Butanone (MEK) 300 1200 150000<br />

Chlorine Cl 2 0.5 1.5 0.7 2<br />

Ethanol C 2 H 5 OH 500 960 3500 6000<br />

Ethyl acetate CH 3 COOC 2 H 5 400 1400 4000 15000<br />

Ethylene glycol HOCH 2 CH 2 OH 100 260 1200 3000<br />

Formaldehyde HCHO 0.3 0.37 2400 3000<br />

Hydrochloric acid HCl 2 3 300 500<br />

Hydrogen sulphide H 2 S 10 15 350 500<br />

Isopropanol (CH 3 ) 2 CHOH 200 500 4800 12000<br />

Methanol CH 3 OH 200 260 3500 6000<br />

Methylethylketone C 2 H 5 COCH 3 200 590 3300 8000<br />

Nitrogen oxides NOx 5 9 5 9<br />

Ozone O 3 0.1 0.2 0.5 1<br />

Sulphur dioxide SO 2 5 13 5 13<br />

Toluene / Xylene C 6 H 5 CH 3 100 380 1300 5000<br />

Xylol C 6 H 5 (CH 3 ) 2 100 440 1300 5000<br />

Practical limits<br />

The specified operating ranges must be complied with, otherwise significant errors can arise or the measuring element could be<br />

destroyed. A replaceable dust filter must be used in dusty environments.<br />

Oil and grease vapours will damage the sensor, as they can condense on the sensor and thus prevent or inhibit response (insulating<br />

layer). Flue gases can therefore not be measured .<br />

A filter must be used at air velocities above 3 m/s. The sensor must also be protected mechanically from the high air velocities above<br />

40 m/s (for filters, see general accessories).<br />

Sensor properties HYGROMER ®<br />

Operating range IN-1 AC-1 WA-1 RS-70<br />

Humidity<br />

0…100 % rh<br />

Temperature in °C -50…200 -30…100<br />

Air velocity in m/s<br />

without sensor protection 3 m/s<br />

with sensor protection 20 – 40 m/s<br />

Output signals<br />

capacitance range<br />

Reproducibility<br />

better than 0.5 %rh<br />

Long term stability<br />


Accuracy and Uncertainty<br />

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Rotronic Accuracy Specifications:<br />

Throughout the pages of this catalogue instrument accuracies are defined. Bearing in mind the explanations below, we wish to clearly<br />

explain the meaning of our specifications:<br />

Accuracy (standard) ± 1 %rh, ± 0.3 K (at 23 ±5 °C): Based on our standard factory adjustment procedure, the instrument when compared<br />

with a reference standard such as the Rotronic AG SCS* laboratory, and within the specified temperature range, would be no more than<br />

±1 %rh or ±0.3 K in error. Instruments with this specification are delivered with a Factory Adjustment Certificate (see page 102)<br />

Accuracy (SCS) ±0.6 %rh, ±0.2 K(at 23 ±5 °C): Based on an SCS* calibration, the instrument has been compared with the SCS* reference<br />

standard to provide the best possible accuracy, provided any calibration corrections are applied. For integration into an uncertainty<br />

budget, the calibration certificate defines the reference uncertainty across the instruments range. Instruments with this specification are<br />

delivered with an SCS* calibration certificate (see page 102).<br />

* SCS – Swiss Calibration Services<br />

ROTRONIC is accredited by METAS (Metrology and Accreditation Switzerland) under the number SCS 065<br />

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Accuracy:<br />

When checking the specifications of an instrument, one of the key elements that users compare is the stated ‘accuracy’. For manufacturers<br />

there is continuous pressure to state the best possible ‘accuracy’ so that their own specifications compare favourably with that of other<br />

manufacturers, or to comply with customer demands. But what does the term ‘accuracy’ really mean<br />

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In most cases, ‘accuracy’ could be defined as an instruments capability to measure a value correctly, and is usually expressed as plus or<br />

minus (±) a value or percentage. In the case of percentage relative humidity (%rh) instruments, an example would be ±1%rh over a range<br />

of 10…90 %rh (for example). This is saying that at any given point over the specified range, the instruments measurement will be no more<br />

than 1% from the true value.<br />

Accordingly, a customer can check that an instrument meets its published ‘accuracy’ specification by comparing it with a calibration<br />

standard. But this is where the situation can become more complicated, as the calibration standard itself will also have a certain<br />

‘accuracy’. It is often the situation that manufacturers receive claims that an instrument does not meet specification, but in many cases,<br />

it can be that the calibration method itself has larger errors than the user expects.<br />

In any measurement there are always a number of factors that influence the overall measurement ‘accuracy’ and these should be defined<br />

and combined to derive a best estimate of the true measurement performance. The well established method that is used by all accredited<br />

calibration organisations world-wide is to state performance in terms of Uncertainty.<br />

Uncertainty:<br />

In only a few sentences it is very difficult to explain Uncertainty in any depth. The reference followed by all National Measurement<br />

Institutes (NMI) is found within standard ISO5725 (Accuracy (trueness and precision) of measurement methods and results. General<br />

principles and definitions) as well as the ‘Guide to the Expression of Measurement Uncertainty’. These define agreed methods for the<br />

presentation of measurement and calibration in terms of uncertainty instead of accuracy.<br />

In order to define an uncertainty for any measurement, all possible sources of error must be established or a best estimate made.<br />

For a %rh measurement instrument, these may include:<br />

• Calibration uncertainty (Ua)<br />

• Drift (Ub)<br />

• Temperature effects (Uc)<br />

• Instrument resolution (Ud)<br />

• Repeatability (Ue)<br />

And they would be combined to give an overall uncertainty (U) thus:<br />

2 2 2 2 2<br />

U = Ua + Ub + Uc + Ud + Ue ........<br />

This is a highly simplified example of an uncertainty budget, but gives you some idea of the type of analysis and error combination that<br />

may be required. We would recommend contact with your National Accreditation body or NMI for more detailed guidance.<br />

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Keyword<br />

Page<br />

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Accelerated water activity measurement 82, 91<br />

Accessories 114 - 119<br />

Accessories for Agent- series 31<br />

Accessories for HygroLog 27<br />

Adaptor for pressurized air 119<br />

Agent-D-HT2, NT3 30<br />

Air velocity probe 14<br />

Aw Quick function 82, 91<br />

B<br />

BFC plate probe 42<br />

Bluetooth interface 21<br />

Bus-systems 112 - 113<br />

C<br />

Cable glands and mounting flanges 116<br />

Cable length compensation 79<br />

Cable probe 4 / 5 mm 10, 25, 41<br />

Calibration 100 - 105<br />

Calibration devices 101, 117<br />

CANopen 113<br />

Carry cases 116<br />

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Damp Guard 1<br />

Data loggers 16 - 31<br />

DeviceNet 113<br />

Dew point probes 48<br />

Difgital interfaces for HygroClip 67<br />

Disposable sample containers 88, 114<br />

E<br />

Ethernet docking stations 22 - 23<br />

Extension / adaptor cables 118 - 119<br />

F<br />

Filters 45, 114 - 115<br />

H<br />

High performance meteorological probes 75 - 77<br />

High temperature probe HygroClip HK 25/HK40 10, 25<br />

HPH signal booster 69<br />

Humidity generators 103 - 104<br />

Humidity standards 101, 114<br />

HVAC transmitters 54 - 61<br />

HW4 software functions 106 - 111<br />

HygroClip Alarm 46 - 47<br />

HygroClip HP28 penetration probe 11, 26<br />

HygroClip HS28 sword probe 11, 26<br />

HygroClip IC 40<br />

HygroClip IC04 / 05 41<br />

HygroClip IC-EX 43<br />

HygroClip ID-EX 43<br />

HygroClip IE-x-EX 43<br />

HygroClip IM 40<br />

HygroClip IW-EX 43<br />

HygroClip probe for M-series 55, 56<br />

HygroClip S 10, 25, 55, 56, 98<br />

HygroClip S3 66, 75, 98<br />

HygroClip S3C03 77<br />

HygroClip SC04 10, 25, 87<br />

HygroClip SC05 10, 26, 87<br />

HygroClip series introduction 64 - 71<br />

HygroClip simulators 35, 69, 118<br />

HygroClip SP05 11, 26, 87<br />

HygroClip S-S1 10, 25,<br />

HygroFlex industrial transmitters 35 - 39<br />

HygroFlex probe accessories 45<br />

Keyword<br />

Page<br />

HygroLab 82, 84<br />

HygroLog NT 16 - 21<br />

HygroLog-D 24<br />

HygroPalm 0 8<br />

HygroPalm 2 8<br />

HygroPalm 3 8<br />

HygroPalm AW1 82, 85<br />

HygroPalm handheld instruments 8<br />

HygroWin 68<br />

I<br />

Industrial Hygrostat 49<br />

Industrial probes for HygroFlex 40 - 43<br />

Installation accessories and maintenance 63<br />

Intrinsically safeprobes 43 - 44<br />

M<br />

M100-series 52 - 53<br />

M1-Series 54<br />

M22 / M23 55<br />

M3-Series 56<br />

Mains adaptors 118<br />

Mating connectors 116<br />

Measurements in bulk products 11<br />

Modbus-RTU 113<br />

Mounting accessories 39<br />

M-Series transmitters 54 - 59<br />

O<br />

OEM Products 96 - 99<br />

Options for HygroLog NT 22 - 23<br />

Order codesMOK adaptors 68<br />

P<br />

Paper industry instruments 12<br />

Pollutant table 126<br />

Probe extension cables 118 - 119<br />

Probe options and filters 45<br />

Profibus-DP / DPV1 113<br />

R<br />

Roline-L Series transmitters 60 - 62<br />

S<br />

Screw in probe 41<br />

SCS* humidity standards 101, 114<br />

Simulators for HygroClip probes 35, 69, 118<br />

Software 106 - 111<br />

Standard type meteorological probe 76<br />

Sword probe 11, 26<br />

T<br />

Temperature adaptor for Pt100 RTD 10, 94, 118<br />

Temperature calibration in Fluorine-inert bath 103<br />

Temperature measuring instruments 92 - 95<br />

Theory 120 - 124<br />

U<br />

Universal NTC probe 30<br />

USB Adaptor 23<br />

V<br />

Ventilated weather shield RS-series 72 - 74<br />

Water Activity 80 - 85<br />

Water Activity Probes 86 - 87<br />

Z<br />

Zener barrier 43, 119


General Conditions of Sale and Supply<br />

General Conditions of Sale and Supply<br />

1. General<br />

1.1 A contract is considered to be concluded with a written quotation,<br />

order confirmation or when the goods are despatched and<br />

invoiced by ROTRONIC. By accepting the delivery, the customer<br />

agrees to the conditions of ROTRONIC. Divergent conditions have<br />

to be stipulated in writing.<br />

1.2 Orders shall only become binding upon ROTRONIC after it has<br />

issued a written confirmation of order.<br />

1.3 ROTRONIC - reserve the right to amend typing errors/mistakes to<br />

price lists and technical data at any time.<br />

2. Prices<br />

Prices shall be deemed net including V.A.T. (in Switzerland only) for<br />

Computer Products, excluding VAT for all other products, excl. transportation<br />

and packaging charges for all products, provided that alternative<br />

conditions have not already been agreed. ROTRONIC AG however<br />

hereby reserves the right to make price adjustments to cover definite<br />

increases in costs for e.g. goods and material.<br />

3. Delivery period<br />

Within Switzerland Computer Products are normally delivered on a next<br />

working day. For unavailable articles, an order confirmation with the prospective<br />

delivery date, also for part deliveries, is sent to the customer.<br />

For all other products, the delivery period shall be the date in the order<br />

acknowledgement and as such will be extended should difficulties arise<br />

that may have been caused by an act of God such as war, epidemics and<br />

among other things storm and tempest.<br />

4. Despatch<br />

All deliveries shall be effected for the account and the risk of the customer.<br />

ROTRONIC AG reserve the right to supply against prepayment<br />

or cash on delivery. Any complaints concerning damage, loss or delay<br />

are to be reported to ROTRONIC AG within 8 days of the receipt of the<br />

consignment. But complaints concerning any faulty packaging shall be<br />

rendered on the same day as the receipt of the consignment (Refusal of<br />

acceptance with “Die Post” or the forwarding agent).<br />

5. Works deliveries<br />

Should the consignment and invoicing be directly affected by the suppliers<br />

of ROTRONIC AG, the conditions of sale and supply of that particular<br />

supplier shall be valid for customers in respect of that particular contract.<br />

In such cases, these present conditions of sale and supply shall have no<br />

validity and damage indemnity claims or claims of any other nature cannot<br />

be made enforceable against ROTRONIC AG hereunder.<br />

6. Return of goods and materials<br />

Computer Products<br />

Computer Products, Electronic Packaging, Electronics and UPS Systems<br />

out of the current ROTRONIC product range can be returned within 8 days<br />

after delivery. The goods must be in their original packaging, complete,<br />

undamaged and fully functional. On a copy of the invoice or the dispatch<br />

advice, the reason for returning the products has to be stated. Should such<br />

document/statement be missing, an administration fee of CHF 30.– will be<br />

charged. Incomplete, damaged packages are not accepted. Full costs for<br />

bringing the products into a re-sellable condition plus a handling charge<br />

(cumulative) will be deducted from the credit note, configured products<br />

such as modems, routers, firewalls, switches, etc. can only be returned<br />

in the manufacturers’ original configuration. Should ROTRONIC have to<br />

reset such products, a charge of CHF 180.– /working hour will be due.<br />

Returns later than 8 days after delivery can only be accepted back after<br />

prior consultation of ROTRONIC. Delayed returns are charged additionally<br />

with a handling fee of CHF 30.– .<br />

Obsolete products, i.e. products not being in the regular online/ catalogue-assortment<br />

also products made to specification and all products<br />

which are not held on stock normally cannot be returned.<br />

Printer, Fax, PCs CPUs, Scanner, hard-disks, notebooks, consumables,<br />

PDAs, mobile phones, LCD-displays, overhead-projectors, digital cameras,<br />

power supply units, measuring equipment , software, data carries,<br />

etc. have to be returned in their sealed original packing. Should the<br />

above regulations not be fulfilled, ROTRONIC has the right to deduct the<br />

credit note or refuse to take the product (s) back or to make out a debit<br />

note. After return of the product (s), a credit note will be processed and<br />

then sent to the customer.<br />

Humidity- and Temperature-Measuring Equipment<br />

The return of goods and materials shall require the written permission<br />

of ROTRONIC AG and may only be effected if the goods and materials<br />

are in re-sellable condition and still in their original packaging, and only<br />

then if such are usually maintained in stock by ROTRONIC AG. A copy<br />

of the delivery note or the invoice must be enclosed. Returns without<br />

either a copy of the delivery note or the invoice will not be accepted.<br />

An appropriate surcharge will be levied by ROTRONIC AG on the purchaser<br />

to defray the cost of any inconvenience caused.<br />

7. Settlement<br />

Invoices are to be settled net within 30 days without any deductions.<br />

Purchasers will be charged the usual bank overdraft rate of interest in<br />

respect of overdue payments. Other payment modes can be agreed<br />

upon.<br />

8. Retention of ownership rights<br />

All goods and materials supplied shall remain the property of ROTRONIC AG<br />

until full payment of the debited invoice amount has been received.<br />

9. Warranty<br />

ROTRONIC AG will grant a warranty for plant and equipment for a period<br />

of 24 months for humidity- and temperature measuring equipment and<br />

12 months for all other equipment from the date of delivery in respect<br />

of any evidenced faulty workmanship and materials. Should a delivered<br />

consignment prove to be contrary to contract upon inspection, the customer<br />

shall grant ROTRONIC AG the opportunity hereunder of removing<br />

the fault, or else the customer may demand replacement. Should<br />

the supply or delivery of any improvement or replacement not prove<br />

possible, the customer may choose between having the purchase price<br />

reduced or in demanding the contract of sale to be rescinded (conversion).<br />

Damage resulting from natural wear and tear, an act of God or non<br />

compliance with the operating instructions shall be excluded from the<br />

warranty as well as mechanical interference by the customer or by third<br />

parties with plant and equipment of ROTRONIC AG without its written<br />

permission. No liability will be accepted for defects, damage or injury<br />

caused due to installation not carried out in accordance with the manufacturer’s<br />

installation instructions.<br />

10-year functioning warranty for roline Computer accessories.<br />

For all roline computer accessories sold after 2001, ROTRONIC AG grants<br />

a functioning guarantee of 10 years. It is a pure functioning warranty on<br />

the features from date of purchase. Roline phone accessories, consumables,<br />

power supply units, wear parts, ventilators and other mechanically<br />

movable parts, natural wear and tear are exempt from this guarantee. All<br />

exemptions specified in the general 12 months warranty for ROTRONIC<br />

computer products are applicable. To claim warranty, the rejected product<br />

has to be sent to ROTRONIC AG together with the original invoice, any<br />

exchange before the product has been returned to ROTRONIC AG is not<br />

possible. ROTRONIC AG reserve the right to repair, exchange or supply an<br />

equivalent substitute. Warranty on the purchase price is limited, all liability<br />

for consequential damages or changes in technology is expelled.<br />

10. Cancellation<br />

Cancellation of orders shall only be possible hereunder with the written<br />

approval of ROTRONIC AG. Any costs which have already been incurred<br />

or price increases as a result of reduction in amounts ordered shall be<br />

for the account of the purchaser. Partial supplies of an order contracted<br />

upon call shall be claimed within the agreed supply and delivery periods;<br />

otherwise ROTRONIC AG may cause the relative consignment and invoice<br />

billing therefore to be made.<br />

11. Place of jurisdiction<br />

The place of jurisdiction shall be either ROTRONIC AG’s or the customer’s<br />

Swiss domicile. Legal relationship hereunder shall be subject to<br />

Swiss Law.<br />

January 2006


Grindelstrasse 6<br />

CH-8303 Bassersdorf<br />

Telefon +41 44 838 11 44<br />

Fax +41 44 837 00 73<br />

www.rotronic.com<br />

Einsteinstrasse 17- 23<br />

D-76275 Ettlingen<br />

Telefon +49 7243 383 250<br />

Fax +49 7243 383 260<br />

www.rotronic.de<br />

Unit 1A Crompton Fields<br />

Crompton Way<br />

Crawley, West Sussex RH10 9EE<br />

Telephone +44 1293 571000<br />

Fax +44 1293 571008<br />

www.rotronic.co.uk<br />

56, bd Courcerin, Bat. 44<br />

77183 Croissy Beaubourg, France<br />

Téléphone +33 1 60 95 07 10<br />

Fax +33 1 60 17 12 56<br />

www.rotronic.fr<br />

160, East Main Street<br />

Huntington N.Y. 11743, USA<br />

Telephone +1 631 427 38 98<br />

Fax +1 631 427 39 02<br />

www.rotronic-usa.com<br />

2B, Zao Fong Universe Building<br />

No. 1800 Zhong Shan West Road<br />

Shanghai 200233, China<br />

Telephone +86 21 644 03 55<br />

Fax +86 21 644 03 77<br />

www.rotronic.cn

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