Emerson AMS Trex Quick Start Manual

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AMS Trex
Device Communicator
Quick Start Guide (ENG)


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  • Page 1 ™ AMS Trex Device Communicator Quick Start Guide (ENG)
  • Page 2: Copyright And Trademark Information

    (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. WARNING! If the Trex unit is used in a manner not specified by Emerson Process Management, the protection provided by the equipment may be impaired. WARNING! Do not directly connect the ports or terminals on the Trex unit to any main line voltage.
  • Page 3: Precautions For The Trex Unit

    Trex Device Communicator overview ® ™ The Trex unit supports HART and FOUNDATION fieldbus devices, so you can configure or troubleshoot in the field or on the work bench. Electronic Device Description Language (EDDL) technology enables the Trex unit to communicate with a variety of devices independent of device manufacturer.
  • Page 4: Front View Of The Trex Unit

    Front view of the Trex unit Figure 1: Front view A. Micro USB port (top). B. Power button (side). C. Strap connectors (side). D. Touchscreen. E. Keypad. F. Charger port for the AC adapter (side). Precautions for the power module and AC adapter Understand and follow the precautions below before using the power module or AC adapter.
  • Page 5: Charge The Power Module

    Clean the AC adapter by clearing the terminal of dirt and debris, if required. • If the AC adapter is used in a manner not specified by Emerson Process Management, the protection provided by the equipment may be impaired. •...
  • Page 6: Communication Modules

    Communication modules The Trex unit has two communication modules. Device Communicator communication module The Device Communicator communication module can connect to and communicate with HART and FOUNDATION fieldbus devices on an externally-powered HART loop or fieldbus segment. The Device Communicator communication module has unique terminals for both HART and FOUNDATION fieldbus devices.
  • Page 7 Figure 3: Device Communicator Plus communication module A. Power a FOUNDATION fieldbus device. You need to connect the FOUNDATION fieldbus Power Plug to the FF pwr and the positive FF terminals. B. Connect to a FOUNDATION fieldbus device that is externally-powered or powered by the Trex unit.
  • Page 8: Power On Or Off

    WARNING! • The Trex unit cannot power a 4-wire device. Do not connect Trex unit to the power terminals of a 4-wire device. This can blow a fuse inside the Trex unit. The repair/replacement will need to be completed at an authorized service center.
  • Page 9: Maintenance And Repair

    CAUTION! The Trex unit draws approximately 12 mA from the fieldbus segment when it is online. (The Trex unit draws 0 mA when it is offline.) Ensure the power supply or barrier on the fieldbus segment has the capacity to provide this additional current when the Trex unit is online.
  • Page 10 Certifications and approvals European directive information - CE compliance ATEX This equipment complies with the ATEX Directive. Applicable standards are EN 60079-0:2012 / A11:2013 and EN 60079-11:2012 (2014/34/EU) Certification No.: SIRA 16ATEX2171 II 2 G (1GD) Ex ia [ia Ga] [ia Da IIC] IIC T4 Gb (Ta = -20°C < Ta < +50°C) 0158 Electro Magnetic Tested to the EN 61326-1:2013-07 and ETSI EN 301489-17:2012-09...
  • Page 11 The label indicates this product should be recycled and not treated as household waste. Customers in EU member states should contact their local Emerson sales representative for information on discarding any part of the product. For customers in all other world areas, if it is necessary to discard any part of the product, follow the waste-disposal regulations applicable in your location.
  • Page 12: Hazardous Areas

    RoHS Label Description Products with this label are lead-free and comply with the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS) directive, 2011/65/EU, which applies to EU member states only. EN 50581: 2012 is the applicable standard. RoHS The purpose of the directive is to limit the use of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyl (PBB), and polybrominated...
  • Page 13: Intrinsically Safe Electrical Parameters

    Intrinsically Safe electrical parameters Table 1: Device Communicator communication module ™ ™ FOUNDATION fieldbus FOUNDATION fieldbus ® (non-FISCO) (FISCO) HART FF + and - FF + and - HART + and - 30 Vdc 30 Vdc 30 Vdc 380 mA 215 mA (IIC) 380 mA (IIB) 200 mA 1.3 W...
  • Page 14: Ac Adapter Specifications

    Table 3: Co and Lo values for FF pwr and F- Co [nf] Lo [µF] Table 4: Co and Lo values for HART + pwr Co [nf] Lo [µF] 1000 AC adapter specifications Electrical Specification AC input voltage range 90-264 VAC Frequency 47 - 63Hz Input current...
  • Page 15 Electrical Specification Safety CB (IEC60950-1: 2001), TUV GS (EN60950-1: 2005 +A1 + A2), cUL, CE, VCCI Approvals cUL North America, TUV GS Europe, Japan PSE, IRAM Argentina, Russian EAC, Kazakhstan EAC, South Africa SANS IEC 60 950, Korean EK, China CCC. WEEE 2012/19/EU, RoHS (2011/65/EU) Quick Start Guide...

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