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48VFL13: 1/16 DIN Temperature PID Controller with 4-20mA Output

Fuzzy Logic PID, Auto Tuning, and Soft Start features

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48VFL13 Temperature PID controller offers Fuzzy Logic enhanced PID and a Soft-Start feature that protects heaters from cold-starts. PID plus Fuzzy Logic tackles even the most demanding applications, eliminating over-shoot, unwanted process fluctuations, and drift. The Soft Start feature is ideally suited for processes, such as those employed in the Thermo-Plastics industry, where careful, exact, and slow heating of product is required. Accepts thermocouple and RTD inputs. Single stage Ramp and Soak program with Ramp-to-Set point Limit that can be combined with the Soft Start feature for critical process demands. Complete with mounting bracket hardware and screw terminals for easy wiring. Also available with relay output (48VFL11).

Additional information


Type K -58 to 2498°F (-50 to 1370°C) Type J -58 to 1832°F (-50 to 1000°C) Type B 32 to 3272°F ( 0 to 1800°C) Type T -454 to 752°F (-270 to 400°C) Type E -58 to 1382°F (-50 to 750°C) Type R or S 32 to 3182°F ( 0 to 1750°C) Type N -58 to 2372°F (-50 to 1300°C) Type C -58 to 3272°F (-50 to 1800°C) PT100Ω RTD (DIN) -328 to 1652°F (-200 to 850°C) PT100Ω RTD (JIS) -328 to 1202°F (-200 to 650°C)

Control/Alarm Relay

5 Amp @ 110V, SPST (resistive load)

DC Current Output

4-20mA (resistive); Impedance < 600 ohms


Thermocouple: ±1.8°F (1ºC); RTD: ±0.36°F (0.2ºC)

Sampling Time

Four (4) samples per second

LED Status

Alarm and Control output status

Control Modes

Fuzzy Logic enhanced three-term PID with Auto Tune • Proportional Band 0 to 300.0% • Integral time 0 to 3600 seconds • Derivative time 0 to 900 seconds • Hysteresis 0.0 to 200.0 or 0.0 to 2000 • Cycle time 1 to 100 seconds

Front Panel

Lexan construction, Drip/Dust proof; IR rating: IEC IP63

Power Supply

90 to 264 VAC; 50/60 Hz (< 5VA power consumption)

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