2920 Float & Tape Transmitter

The 2920 Float & Tape Transmitter (FTT) provides data from the tank side to the control room for use in inventory management applications. It accurately converts mechanical level measurement from the connected tank gauge, integrates temperature and HART devices, and provides digital inputs and digital outputs for the indication of alarms or drive relays.

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2920 FTT

Encoder Accuracy and Repeatability of
± 1/16" (1.58 mm)


Connect to any float and tape tank gauge


Direct replacement of existing transmitters with increased functionality


Easy to understand,
simple to maintain

Touch Control

A digital display with capacitive touch control interface provides inventory information at the tank side and configuration of the transmitter for all connected devices. Each parameter, such as communications, baud rate, unit address, etc., is easily configured using the touch screen display.

Tank Installation
Meets API and is ATEX approved

Absolute Accuracy and Reliability

The 2920 FTT utilizes an absolute capacitance encoder and precision direct-drive gearing to accurately convert the mechanical level measurement from the connected tank gauge - the most accurate encoder technology on the market today. Furthermore, the encoder requires no service, no battery back-up and contains no parts that can wear out over time.

On Your Tank

The 2920 FTT is easy to install. It mounts directly to most mechanical tank gauges, (Varec, GSI, L&J, Sakura) and integrates into existing tank gauging communication loops (MODBUS®, Biphase Mark, Mark/ Space and Tankway).

Float and Tape Tank Gauge Transmitter
Meets API and is ATEX approved

Complete Tank Gauging System

The 2920 FTT integrates ancillary equipment, and sensors, and provides the first steps to automation and control. It supports up to 4 HART devices and provides an on‐board 3‐wire RTD temperature input. It can activate alarms or relays using analog and digital inputs/outputs, SPDT cam-operated outputs and software-driven contact outputs.

Supported Worldwide

The 2920 FTT is available to ship today. Every transmitter is supplied with detailed user instructions, but sometimes you need to see how it's done. That's why we also have a YouTube channel with basic how-to-videos. If you need direct support, we offer standard training and service programs that we tailor to your staff, and your facility.

Float and Tape Tank Gauge Transmitter

Technical Specifications

Accuracy & Repeatability ± 1/16" (1.58 mm)
Range 0 to 120 ft; Meters: 0 to 36 m
Limit switch range is 100 ft (30 M) maximum
Communications Mark/Space
Biphase Mark
L&J Tankway
Power Standard: 20 to 65 VDC 0.05A
Optional: 40 to 65 / 110 / 220 – 240 VAC
750 mW nominal, 50/60 Hz
Built-in galvanic isolation for both AC and DC models
Temperature Input High‐accuracy 20‐bit analog‐to‐digital converter. 3‐wire RTD Copper (CU90, CU100) or Platinum (PT100).
Discrete Inputs Enables connection to ancillary devices, such as switches, pumps or valves
Standard: (DC Unit) Option: Two (2) discrete inputs.
Optional: (AC Unit): 4 discrete inputs
Host signal: Open/Closed
Contact Outputs Triggers temperature or level alarm lights, horns, etc.
Optional (AC Unit): Four (4) software‐driven contact outputs
Host signal: Open/Closed
0.6 A @ 125 Vac
1 A @ 30 Vdc
0.6 A @ 110 Vdc
I/O Analog Input (x1) 4 to 20 mA
Analog Output (x2) 3.5 to 22 mA
HART HART master for ancillary devices
Typically 4 max, depending on current consumption
Limit Switches 11 amp ‐ 125, 250, 277 VAC
4 amp ‐ 125 VAC Tungsten filament Lamp
Load: 1/3 HP ‐ 125 VAC, 250 VDC
Load: 1/2 amp ‐ 125 VDC, 1/4 amp ‐ 250 VDC
Approvals cFMus (USA & Canada) ‐ Explosion proof: Class I, Division 1, Groups C&D T5 ‐25 °C ≤ Ta ≤ +85 °C
Flameproof, Class I, Zone 1, AEx/Ex d IIB T5 ‐20 °C ≤ Ta ≤ +85 °C
ATEX/IECEx (International) - Flameproof, Class I, Zone 1, Ex II 2G, Ex d IIB T5 Gb ‐20 °C ≤ Ta ≤ +85 °C

For complete technical specifications, download the technical document or product manual.

Order Codes

The following options are available for this product.

  • cFMus
  • DC
  • AC
  • Biphase Mark
  • Mark/Space
  • Tankway (L&J)
  • None
  • Two (2) SPDT Limit Switches (180° adjustable dwell, positive activation)
  • Four (4) SPDT Limit Switches (180° adjustable dwell, positive activation)
  • Not Applicable
  • 0-25 ft
  • 0-50 ft
  • 0-100 ft
  • 0-7.5 m
  • 0-15 m
  • 0-30 m
  • None
  • 2 Digital Inputs
  • 4 Digital Inputs + 4 Dry Contact Outputs
  • None
  • Analog Input (4-20 mA)
  • Analog Output (4-20 mA)
  • Analog Input & Outputs (4-20mA)
  • None
  • HART Master
  • Forward Facing
  • Backward Facing
  • Side Facing
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