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Magnetrol® Releases Eclipse® Model 706 Transmitter with FOUNDATION fieldbusTM

Magnetrol® is pleased to announce the immediate sales release of the Eclipse® Model 706 transmitter with Foundation fieldbus™ digital output communications. This is the first guided wave radar (GWR) transmitter to pass the Fieldbus Foundation testing using the latest Foundation fieldbus interoperability test kit ITK 6.1.1. This device offers all of the advantages of the standard 4-20 mA (HART) ECLIPSE Model 706, such as:

  • Improved Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR)
  • Improved diagnostics (meets NAMUR NE 107)
  • Full complement of Overfill-capable probes

This new ECLIPSE Model 706 transmitter will contain the following Function Blocks:

• (1) Resource Block (RB)
• (3) Transducer Blocks (TB)
• (8) Analog Input Blocks (AI)
• (2) PID Blocks
• (1) Arithmetic Block (AR)
• (1) Input Selector (IS)
• (1) Signal Characterizer Block (SC)
• (1) Integrator Block (IT)

It is important to note that with this release, a new Model 706 Foundation fieldbus™ DTM is also available on our website. This DTM will offer all of the new features of the existing Model 706 Hart® DTM.