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8410 Wireless Field Transceiver

The 8410 Wireless Field Transceiver (WFT) provides a complete solution for wireless transmission of tank gauging data from field instruments to a control room system.

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8410 WFT
Secure

Proprietary Frequency Hopping
Spread Spectrum (FHSS) technology

Application

Bulk storage applications in refineries, tank farms, terminals and remote facilities

Integration

Supports tank gauges, transmitters or devices using RS-232/485 MODBUS communications

AC or DC operation with remote placement of antenna

Meets API and is ATEX approved

Reliable Communications

The 8410 WFT provides simultaneous slave/repeater functionality and line-of-sight transmission up to 20 miles. 900 MHz frequency range cuts through extreme RF background noise. It can be configured for point-to-point or multi-point systems to ensure your tank data never fails to reach the control room.

On Your Tank

Varec offers a wide range of mounting options and antennas to install the 8410 WFT and its antenna in the optimum location, such as on a hand rail, conduit, stand pipe or post.

Simple to install

Technical Specifications

Specification
Frequency 900-928 MHz with Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS)
Output 100 mW to 1 Watt with substitution, dynamic key encryption
20 miles, line‐of‐sight
Features 24 VDC out for supplying power to connected devices, such as the Varec 2920 FTT.
Input RS‐232 / 485 / 422 data (software selectable) 1200 to 115.2 KBaud. e.g. MODBUS
3‐wire RTD pass through terminals to connected device
Power Consumption (@ 24VDC) 6 mA in sleep mode
15 mA in idle mode
54 mA in full time receive
250 mA transmit current
Ambient Temperature Range ‐40 °F to +167 °F (‐40 °C to +75 °C)
Approvals NEMA 3, 4, 7 & 9
IP66 (optional)

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

Order Codes

The following options are available for this product.


  • 110/220 VAC 50/60Hz
  • 6-90 VDC & 30-65 VAC
  • RP-SMA
  • “N” Type Female
  • Maxrad - Yagi - 6.4dB Gain, 14" N Female
  • Maxrad - Yagi - 9.0dB Gain, 20.5" N Female
  • Ventech Omni - Unity Gain, 8” RP-SMA
  • Maxrad Omni - Unity Gain, 14" N Female
  • Maxrad Omni - 3dB Gain, 23" N Female
  • Maxrad Omni - 5dB Gain, 48" N Male
  • Maxrad -Omni - 7dB Gain, 96" N Male
  • Note! Yagi Antennas provide increased RF range in one direction. Omni-Directional antenna's provide 360 degree coverage for communication in any direction. Option OU mounts directly to the 8410. All other options require cabling and mounting.

  • None
  • Maxrad Yagi Mount
  • Light Duty Mast Mount for under 30'
  • Light Duty Mast Mount for over 30"
  • Heavy Duty Mast Mount
  • Wall Mount for Antennas over 30" (Two required)
  • None
  • Inline Lightning Arrestor, 2x “N” Type Female Antenna
  • Note! Antenna option 'L' is not compatible with Antenna Connection "S", or Antenna "OU"

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