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OTC Transmitters

WIRELESS THERMOCOUPLE TRANSMITTER

Battery-Powered Self-Contained Temperature Monitoring Solution

TC1

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Supports a K-type thermocouple sensor
  • Single temperature input, 24-bit ADC
  • Up to a 10-year battery life
  • Advanced local LCD display interface
  • Self-contained, rugged design
  • Installs in minutes
  • Class I, Division 1 (Zone 0)
  • Intrinsically Safe
  • IP66, -40 °C to 70 °C
  • 900 MHz or 2.4 GHz radio option
  • Secure AES encryption

Works with a Type-K Thermocouple Sensor

The OleumTech® “TC1” Thermocouple Transmitter supports third-party type K thermocouple sensors for monitoring extreme heat process conditions including flare, kilns, and gas turbines. The TC1 Transmitter features 24-bit analog to digital conversion (ADC) and provides a reliable method of measuring temperature. The TC1 provides a junction box and wiring terminal board for accepting a third party thermocouple sensor. The temperature output can be reported in Fahrenheit, Celsius, or both. This ultra low-power transmitter is powered by a replaceable battery pack that provides up to a 7-year life. The push button LCD interface allows for device configuration and instant access to process data.

Reliable, Scalable and Safe

The field-proven wireless sensor node communicates with an assigned wireless gateway within the OTC Wireless Sensor and I/O Network creating a highly scalable network, accommodating virtually any I/O requirement. The OleumTech Wireless Transmitter is certified for use in Class I, Division 1 (Zone 0) hazardous locations. It is intrinsically safe, designed not to cause a spark, and can be serviced without being removed from a process.

This product is also available without a local display.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS 
Type: 900 MHz / 2.4 GHz∙ ISM Band, Spread Spectrum
∙ 900 MHz: FHSS (Frequency Hopping), FSK, AES Encryption 256-bit (900 MHz), 128-bit (915 MHz)
∙ 2.4 GHz: DSSS (Direct-Sequence), AES Encryption 128-bit
Bit Rate∙ 900 MHz: 9600 bps / 115.2 kbps ; 2.4 GHz: 250 kbps
Output Power∙ 900 MHz: 10 mW; 2.4 GHz: 63 mW
Receiving Sensitivity∙ 900 MHz: -110 dBm @ 9600 bps, -100 dBm @ 115.2 kbps / 2.4 GHz: -100 dBm @ 250 kbps
RF Range∙ 900 MHz: Up to 7500 Feet (2.3 km) with Clear Line of Sight
∙ 2.4 GHz: Up to 7 km / 4.3 miles with Clear Line of Sight
HARDWARE FEATURES 
Device Functionality∙ Temperature Sensing Wireless Transmitter Using Thermocouple Sensor
Embedded Controller∙ Ultra-Low Power RISC Microcontroller with Internal FLASH (Field Upgradeable)
Configuration∙ Standard RS232 Serial / BreeZ® Software for PC
ADCResolution∙ 24-bit High-Resolution Delta-Sigma ADC
Thermocouple Input∙ Supports Type K (Temperature Range Depends on Actual Sensor)
Power Source∙ Self-Contained, Internal 3.6 Vdc Lithium Battery
Internal Battery Life∙ Up to 10 Years, Based on User Defined Reporting Intervals
Local LCD Display∙ 32-Character Display (16x2 Lines) with 4 Function Keys + Read Button
Instant Displayable Read∙ Temperature / Battery Voltage / RF Status
Local Configuration∙ Integral LCD with Push Button Interface
Device Diagnostics∙ Health Tags: Battery Voltage, Received Signal Strength Indication (RSSI), RF Refresh, RF Timeout, Error Codes
MECHANICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Dimensions∙ 5.5" (W) x 12.3" (H) x 6.4" (D) / 140 mm (W) x 313 mm (H) x 163 mm (D) - Excludes Compression Fitting
Package Dimensions ∙ 10.25" (W) x 14" (H) x 6.5" (D) / 260mm (W) x 356mm (H) x 165mm (D)
Package Weight∙ ~7 lbs / 3.2 kg
Connection Fitting∙ 3/4" NPT Female
Enclosure Casing Material∙ Type 4X Aluminum; IP66
CERTIFICATIONS & COMPLIANCE 
EMC/EMI∙ FCC Part 15 (USA)
∙ IC ICES-003 (Canada)
Safety∙ Class I, Division 1, Groups A, B, C, D T3C; Ex ia IIC T3
∙ Class I, Zone 0; AEx ia IIC T3 / Ta = -40 to 158 °F (-40 °C to 70 °C)
∙ ATEX: Sira 13ATEX2142X; Ex ia IIC T3 Ga; II 1 G
∙ IECEx: SIR 13.0054X; Ex ia IIC T3 Ga / Ta = -4 to 158 °F (-20 °C to 70 °C)
GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS 
Operating Conditions∙ Ambient Temperature (Class I, Division 1): Transmitter -40 °F to 158 °F (-40 °C to 70 °C)
LCD Screen -4 °F to 158 °F (-20 °C to 70 °C)
∙ Ambient Temperature (Non-Hazardous Applications): Transmitter -40 °F to 176 °F (-40 °C to 80 °C)
LCD Screen -4 °F to 158 °F (-20 °C to 70 °C)
∙ Humidity: 0 to 99 %, Non-Condensing
Warranty∙ 2-Year Parts and Labor
Country of Origin∙ USA
ORDERING INFORMATION 
Model Numbers∙ 900 MHz: WT-0900-TC1; 2.4 GHz: WT-2400-TC1
Wirelessly Connects To∙ OTC Wireless Gateway
Configuration Cable∙ SX1000-CC2, 20-ft All-in-One Configuration Cable
Replacement Battery∙ Use OleumTech SX1000-BP3 Only