Endress+Hauser added Heartbeat Technology to its Micropilot FMR5X free-space radar and FMP5X Levelflex guided radar level transmitters. Heartbeat is an onboard diagnostics and instrument verification system that continuously monitors the status of mechanical, electromechanical and electronic components in the sensor, and sends alerts when it detects a problem. Alerts are sent in accordance with NAMUR recommendation NE 107 and are displayed at the device. Verification information, reports, diagnostics alerts and instrument data can be viewed at the control monitoring system, or via a web browser running on a PC, tablet or smartphone. 888/363-7377; www.us.endress.com
 


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