1 Level plus .. Liquid- Level Sensors Sensors . With Temposonics Technology M-Series Model MG. Digital Transmitter 550791J. Operation and Installation manual All specifications are subject to change. Contact MTS for specifications and engineering drawings that are critical to your application. Drawings contained in this document are for reference only. Go to for the latest support documentation. PREFACE. INFORMATION. Contact Information CONTACT. Contact and support information General: Office Hours (EST): Tel.: +1-919-677-0100 Monday - Thursday: 8:00 to 5:00 Fax: +1-919-677-2343 Friday: 8:00 to 4:00 e-mail: Remittance Address: MTS Systems Corporation Mailing and Shipping Address: Sensors Division MTS Systems Corporation NW 5872.
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3 : +1-800-633-7609 you prefer, go to and click the e-mail: Quote/Contract Terms and Conditions link at the bottom of the page to download the PDF. Level plus Liquid- Level Sensors Operation / Installation manual 550791 J. MTS Sensors i M-Series Model MG Digital Transmitter - Contact and Support Information PRFACE. Reference Information Notices used in this manual This manual contains notices to highlight specific information as follows: Notes: These notices provide important tips, guidance, or advice. Important: These notices provide information that might help you avoid inconvenient or problem situations.
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5 At 550784 - Product Specification, Level plus M-Series Digital 551103 - Product Specification, Level plus M-Series Floats and Accessories 551104 - Component Replacement Guide 550907 - Application Datasheet Rigid 550908 - Application Datasheet Sanitary 550909 - Application Datasheet 7/8 Flex For information about safe work procedures, refer to the following documentation: National Electric Code ANSI/NFPA 70. CSA Canadian Electrical Code How this manual is organized Introduction , provides an overview of the manual . Terms and Definitions , provides definitions of terms used in this manual Product Overview , gives an overall product description for the Level plus liquid- Level transmitter, its specifications, use, output, and electronics.
6 Installation and Mounting , provides detailed installation and mounting information. Electrical Connections and Wiring Procedures , provides Engineering specifications and wiring diagrams to assist in the installation process. Maintenance and Field Service , provides guidelines for general float maintenance and procedures required for replacing the M-Series electronic module or Level transmitter. Troubleshooting , provides a list of symptoms, their possible cause and the action to be taken when troubleshooting the transmitter.
7 Quick Start-Up Guide, (Modbus and DDA) , provides a list of steps to quickly set up your Modbus or DDA output. Modbus Interface , provides information to communicate via the Modbus RTU protocol. Foundation fieldbus Interface , provides information to communicate via the Foundation fieldbus protocol. DDA Protocol , provides the DDA hardware and software environment overviews. Product Certification provides comprehensive listings of agency approvals and standards, agency controlled drawings and applicable protocols. Getting information, help, and service You can get the latest ordering information and software updates by visiting website General contact information, shipping and office hours are available on page i.
8 Level plus Liquid- Level Sensors Operation / Installation manual 550791 J. M-Series Model MG Digital Transmitter - Preface, Reference Information ii MTS Sensors Preface Table of Contents Preface Contact i Point-to-point .. I Bus with Mailing and shipping address .. i Tree .. Customer service .. i Daisy chain .. Technical support and applications .. i Recommended cable types .. Office Hours .. i Cable recommendation for Modbus and DDA .. Remittance address .. i Cable recommendation for FOUNDATION Quote and contract terms and i Electrical conduit installation.
9 CONTENTS. TABLE OF. Reference Grounding .. Notices used in this Related Section 6. How this manual is Maintenance and field service .. Getting information, help, and General maintenance and field service requirements .. Section 1 Float maintenance .. Introduction .. Field service .. Public web site support portal .. Service / RMA policy .. Section 2 Section 7. Terms and definitions .. Troubleshooting Section 3. Product overview .. Section 8. Quick start-up guide (Modbus and DDA) .. Before you begin .. Quick start-up procedure.
10 Section 9. Outer pipe configurations .. Modbus interface .. Floats .. Modbus RTU protocol .. Internal Modbus implementation .. Accessories .. Modbus function codes .. Theory of Device Modbus register maps .. Special/Advanced diagnostic register maps .. How units are used .. Level plus M-Series Model MG model number Modbus register MAP note references .. Formulas used in volume calculation for (Modbus Level plus M-Series Model MG transmitter output only) .. API table information .. Section 4 Installing the M-Series digital setup software.