This new generation ultrasonic gas leak detector—the Gassonic Observer—is patent pending. Click here to enlarge imageIts built-in acoustic self-test function helps ensure that the microphone is functioning optimally. If the detector should fail, the detector will instantly give an error signal on the 4-20 ma analog output in the DCS system as well as on the digital communication interface of the detector. The unit is addressable through the RS485 serial communication interface, which makes it possible to set up and adjust the detectors from a distance, possibly lowering maintenance costs significantlythe firm points out.The Observer is designed in solid stainless steel. It is...

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