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Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual
D301783X012
March 2019
Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer
Instruction Manual
Remote Automation Solutions

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  • Page 1 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual Remote Automation Solutions...
  • Page 2 Emerson office. You can also receive the same quality training via our live, interactive Emerson Virtual Classroom and save on travel costs. For our complete schedule and further information, contact the Remote Automation Solutions Training Department at 800-338-8158 or email us at education@emerson.com.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Features ..........................3 FB2100 Flow Computer Models .................... 4 1.3.1 FB2100 Flow Computer – With Sensor ............... 4 1.3.2 FB2100 Flow Computer – No Integral Sensor ............. 5 Central Processing Unit (CPU) ....................5 1.4.1 Memory ........................5 Inputs & Outputs (I/O) ......................6 Power Options ........................
  • Page 4: Service

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 2.11 Installing the Optional 30W Solar Panel ................48 2.12 Adjusting the Optional Solar Panel ..................50 2.13 Connecting Communication Ports ..................52 2.13.1 Connecting to COM1 ..................... 52 2.13.2 Connecting to COM2 and COM3 ................54 2.14 Security Intrusion Switch ....................
  • Page 5: Section 1: Introduction

    (SP), differential pressure (DP), and temperature (T), and linear meters measuring pulse or analog inputs, SP, and T. This manual describes how to install and configure the Emerson FB2100 flow computer hardware. For information on using the FBxConnect configuration software, see the online help that accompanies FBxConnect.
  • Page 6 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 1-1. FB2100 Flow Computer HMI module Front cover Data plate Enclosure Sensor module Introduction...
  • Page 7: Safety Labels

    SAFETY FIRST General instructions and safety reminders. Features The FB2100 flow computer includes the following key features: Enclosure suitable for use in Class I Division 2 non-incendive and Ex nA Zone 2 non- sparking ▪ environments. Enclosure available in either aluminum or compression-molded fiberglass Optional Integral multi-variable sensor for measurement of Pressure (P) and Differential ▪...
  • Page 8: Fb2100 Flow Computer Models

    U.S., metric, or other natural gas standard units FB2100 Flow Computer Models You can purchase two basic models of the FB2100 flow computer. In addition, each model is available in either an aluminum enclosure or a compression-molded fiberglass enclosure.
  • Page 9: Fb2100 Flow Computer - No Integral Sensor

    I/O channels. Figure 1-3. FB2100 Flow Computer – No Integral Sensor Version Central Processing Unit (CPU) The flow computer’s CPU is a NXP ®...
  • Page 10: Inputs & Outputs (I/O)

    Important Use only batteries supplied with the flow computer or sold by Emerson Remote Automation Solutions as spare parts for this flow computer. If you substitute a battery you obtain elsewhere you will void your certification unless it is the identical part from the same manufacturer as that supplied with the flow computer from Emerson.
  • Page 11: Communications

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Communications The flow computer includes three serial communication ports. The serial ports allow communication using DNP3, Modbus, BSAP, and ROC protocols. Table 1-4. Serial Ports Port Type Serial communications ▪ RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485 communication to Software-selectable for RS-232, ▪...
  • Page 12: Fbxwifi Communications

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 1-4. HMI Module with LCD Figure 1-5. HMI Module without LCD Note If your flow computer does not include the LCD option (shown in Figure 1-4), you still have the...
  • Page 13: Software Tools

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 1.10 Software Tools The FBxConnect configuration software provides a series of wizards that allow you to perform configuration activities for the flow computer. You connect a PC running the FBxConnect configuration software to the flow computer using one of the communication ports or through a wireless connection.
  • Page 14 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Alternatively, you can use a pan head screw (#10-32 X 0.81 316 SS or Monel alloy 400) with an O- ring (0.15 ID, 0.07 W) in place of one or both door latches to screw the door shut. In this case, you pry off the latch with a flat head screwdriver and pop out the mating cap to free up the holes for the screw.
  • Page 15: Section 2: Installation

    Hazardous Locations The housing for the FB2100 is an explosion-proof case designed to operate in hazardous locations. For North America the FB2100 has certifications for Class I Division 2 (Groups A, B, C & D) non- incendive, and non-hazardous locations only.
  • Page 16: Required Tools

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Table 2-1. Environmental Specifications Range Specification Configuration Aluminum Enclosure Fiberglass Enclosure No battery, C1D2 40°C to +80 °C -35 °C to 80 °C (-40 °F to +176 °F) (-31 °F to 176 °F) No Battery, C1D2, -40 °C to 60 °C...
  • Page 17: Site Considerations

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Site Considerations The flow computer must reside in an accessible location for configuration and service. Refer to the dimensional drawings for information on the space required. Ensure the installation location provides easy access to the HMI module.
  • Page 18 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-2. Dimensions – Multivariable Sensor Version - Aluminum Enclosure Installation...
  • Page 19 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-3. Dimensions – No Integral Sensor Version – Fiberglass Enclosure Installation...
  • Page 20 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-4. Dimensions – No Integral Sensor Version – Aluminum Enclosure Installation...
  • Page 21 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-5. Dimensions – Static Pressure Sensor Version – Fiberglass Enclosure Installation...
  • Page 22: General Wiring Guidelines

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-6. Dimensions – Static Pressure Sensor Version – Aluminum Enclosure General Wiring Guidelines The flow computer’s pluggable terminal blocks use compression-type terminals that accommodate wire between 28 and 12 AWG.
  • Page 23: Grounding

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Grounding The flow computer includes a ground stud on the bottom of the battery compartment Figure 2-7. Ground Stud Once you have installed the unit, run a ground wire between the ground stud on the ▪...
  • Page 24: Mounting The Enclosure

    Only use bolts supplied with the flow computer or sold by Emerson Remote Automation Solutions as spare parts. Refer to the figure for common flow computer assemblies with the bolt length required for proper flow computer installation.
  • Page 25 March 2019 Note For all other manifolds, contact your local Emerson Sales office or Emerson Impact Partner. Bolts are typically carbon steel or stainless steel. Confirm the material by viewing the markings on the head of the bolt and referencing the figure. If bolt material is not shown in the figure, contact your local Emerson Remote Automation Solutions representative for more information.
  • Page 26: O-Rings With Flange Adapters

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Use the following bolt installation procedure: Carbon steel bolts do not require lubrication. Stainless steel bolts are factory-coated with a lubricant to ease installation. Do not apply any additional lubricant when installing either type of bolt.
  • Page 27: Pole Mounting - Aluminum Enclosure

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-14. O-rings with Flange Adapters Flange O-ring Square PTFE-based profile Round Elastomer profile Whenever the flange or adapters are removed, visually inspect the O-rings. Replace the O-rings if there are any signs of damage, such as nicks or cuts.
  • Page 28: Pole Mounting - Fiberglass Enclosure

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-15. Aluminum Enclosure Pole Mounting 5/16-18 keps stainless steel hex nut 5/16-18 x 1.0 LG wire-lockable socket head cap screw Pole mounting bracket 2-inch diameter 5/16-18 x 4.0LG U-bolt Pole Mounting – Fiberglass Enclosure...
  • Page 29 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-16. Fiberglass Enclosure Pole Mounting ¼ inch screw split lock stainless steel washer ¼-10 x .75LG thread forming torx head screw 5/16-18 keps stainless steel hex nut Pole mounting bracket 2 inch diameter 5/16-18 x 4.0LG U-bolt...
  • Page 30: Panel/Wall Mounting Dimensions - Aluminum Enclosure

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Panel/Wall Mounting Dimensions – Aluminum Enclosure Figure 2-17. Aluminum Enclosure Panel/Wall Mounting Mounting holes are 7.92 mm (0.312 in) diameter Installation...
  • Page 31: Panel/Wall Mounting Dimensions - Fiberglass Enclosure

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Panel/Wall Mounting Dimensions – Fiberglass Enclosure Prior to mounting, attach mounting tabs to enclosure: Figure 2-18. Attaching mounting tabs Installation...
  • Page 32 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-19. Fiberglass Enclosure Panel/Wall Mounting Mounting holes are 7.9 mm (0.31 in) wide Installation...
  • Page 33: Rotating The Housing

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Rotating the Housing To improve accessibility to the HMI module or to ease wiring, you can optionally rotate the housing. Note Never rotate the housing more than 180 degrees from its original (as-shipped) position. Over- rotation can break electronics within the unit.
  • Page 34: Power Modes

    March 2019 Power Modes To keep power consumption to a minimum, especially for remote sites, the FB2100 can run in two different power modes – Low Power Mode (4 MHz or 8 CPU MHz clock speed) or Standard Power Mode (60 MHz CPU clock speed).
  • Page 35: Standard Power Mode

    4, the flow computer cannot operate in low power mode and automatically runs in standard power mode. Standard Power Mode When serial communication is active (other than to a remote 4088B MVT) the FB2100 operates in standard power mode. The unit also uses standard power mode when: The HMI module display is ON ▪...
  • Page 36: Notes On Battery Life

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Notes on Battery Life Battery life varies based on numerous factors including temperature, communication usage, and various load options. To achieve the maximum battery life noted in the product data sheet requires that you: Limit use of the display, backlight, and FBxWifi options.
  • Page 37: Connecting Battery Power

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-22. DC Power Connections To external DC power supply Connecting Battery Power DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Never remove end cap(s) in a hazardous location. Removing end cap(s) in a hazardous location could result in an explosion.
  • Page 38 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-23. Removing Plastic Tabs from Battery Pack Open the enclosure. Installation...
  • Page 39 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Loosen the two captive fastening screws at the top of the of the battery compartment, while holding onto the battery compartment door. Carefully rotate the electronics assembly towards you to reveal the inside of the battery compartment. A strap prevents the front of the compartment from rotating too far forward.
  • Page 40 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-25. Rotate Assembly Forward The battery cable inside the battery compartment is divided into two branches, each with its own pair of connectors. Take either pair of connectors and connect them to the battery; the red (positive) wire connector attaches to the red connection point on the battery and the black (negative) wire connector attaches to the black connection point on the battery.
  • Page 41 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-26. Connect the Battery Now you must secure the battery in the battery compartment so that it doesn’t move around. How you do this depends on which battery compartment configuration you have. If the battery compartment includes a strap for holding the battery, see Section 2.10.2.1 –...
  • Page 42 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 2.10.2.2 Securing the Battery with a Strap This type of battery compartment allows for certain accessories to be installed such as a relay or internal solar regulator. If you have an internal solar regulator installed in the battery compartment, you must remove its termination cover in order to fit the battery inside.
  • Page 43 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-29. Easing Battery Pack into Compartment Carefully push the battery under the solar regulator (if present) and against the back of the compartment, now strap it in tightly by pulling the ends of the strap.
  • Page 44 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-31. Battery Pack Attached to Compartment Route the extra portion of the strap as well as the wires of the free portion of the battery cable so that they sit in an open area of the battery compartment.
  • Page 45 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-32. Battery Pack Attached to Compartment Route the wires of the free portion of the battery cable so that they sit completely inside the open area at the top of the battery compartment.
  • Page 46: Connecting Solar Power

    BATT– terminals and standard copper wire (#18 AWG minimum). Important Only use batteries supplied with the flow computer or sold by Emerson as spare parts for this flow computer. If you substitute a battery you obtain elsewhere you will void your certification unless it is the identical part from the same manufacturer as that supplied with the flow computer from Emerson.
  • Page 47: Solar Panel

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Table 2-6. Solar Panel Electrical Characteristics Characteristic Value/Range 30W ± 10% Voltage (@peak power) 17.9V Current (@peak power) 1.68A Open Circuit Voltage 22.1V Short Circuit Current 1.74A Table 2-7. Solar Regulator Electrical Characteristics...
  • Page 48 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-33. Solar Controller Solar controller Fork connectors Remove the fork connectors and trim back the insulation on the wires ¼ inch. Figure 2-34. Removing Fork Connectors Remove the junction box cover. Use a utility knife to remove the knock-outs (Item 2) in the junction box (Item 1) and feed the wires from the solar controller into the junction box, and through the solar controller lock nut (Item 3).
  • Page 49 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Use the solar controller lock nut to attach the solar controller to the junction box, and use a 7/32” flat head screwdriver to attach the wires from the controller to the junction box connectors as shown.
  • Page 50 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-38. Wiring Solar Power – External Regulator Fast acting 6.3A one time fuse Conduit Battery If you ordered the flow computer with an internal solar regulator for the 30W solar panel, wire it...
  • Page 51 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-39. Wiring Solar Power – Internal Regulator Solar Panel Conduit Fast acting 6.3A one time fuse Solar Regulator Solar Battery Load Battery Installation...
  • Page 52: Installing The Optional 30W Solar Panel

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 2.11 Installing the Optional 30W Solar Panel If you purchased the lead acid battery/30W solar panel kit for main power, you need to install the supplied solar panel. Refer to Figure 2-40 during this procedure.
  • Page 53 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-40. Installing 30W Solar Panel 30W solar panel Adjustable angle bracket Pole mounting bracket U-bolt assembly (2) ¼ x 20 x .75LG Hex head cap screw (2) ¼ flat washer (2) ¼...
  • Page 54: Adjusting The Optional Solar Panel

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-41. 30W Solar Panel Installed 2.12 Adjusting the Optional Solar Panel DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Never remove end cap(s) in a hazardous location. Removing end cap(s) in a hazardous location could result in an explosion.
  • Page 55 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 the site, on average, would receive one hour of solar energy at the panel's rated power level (1000W/m per day). This rating varies from less than one hour in northern Canada to more than six hours in the Sahara Desert.
  • Page 56: Connecting Communication Ports

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 The mounting brackets allow you to adjust the solar panel for maximum solar exposure. 2.13 Connecting Communication Ports DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Never remove end cap(s) in a hazardous location. Removing end cap(s) in a hazardous location could result in an explosion.
  • Page 57 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 When connecting COM1 to another device using RS-422, use a cable with configurations as shown Figure 2-44: Figure 2-44. Connecting a Device to COM1 Using RS-422 RS-422 Port on other device...
  • Page 58: Connecting To Com2 And Com3

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-45. Connecting a Device to COM1 Using RS-485 RS-485 Port on other device Regardless of the interface standard (RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485) you must use FBxConnect to configure the port for proper usage.
  • Page 59 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-46. Connecting a Device to COM2 or COM3 Using RS-232 RS-232 Port on other device When connecting COM2 or COM3 to an RS-485 port on another device (for example, a...
  • Page 60: Security Intrusion Switch

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-47. Connecting a Device to COM2 or COM3 Using RS-485 RS-485 Port on other device Regardless of the interface standard (RS-232 or RS-485), you must use FBxConnect to configure the port for proper usage.
  • Page 61 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 2-48. Wiring the Door Contact Terminal to a Momentary Switch If you order the optional security intrusion switch, the flow computer ships from the factory with the door switch option enabled. To verify this, you can run FBxConnect software and click Services >...
  • Page 62 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Installation...
  • Page 63: Section 3: I/O Configuration And Wiring

    ▪ Radio Wiring I/O in the FB2100 flow computer comes from the integrated multivariable sensor and RTD connector, and the CPU board. Option 1 for the CPU is a single digital output; option 2 for the CPU is two channels individually configurable as either digital inputs (DI), digital outputs (DO) or pulse inputs (PI) and two channels individually configurable as either analog inputs (AI) or analog outputs (AO).
  • Page 64 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 3-1. Base I/O – Option 2 (AI/AO 1&2, DI/DO/PI1&2) When wiring a 1-5 V Analog Input (AI), use configuration at left When wiring a 4-20 mA Analog Input (AI), use configuration at left...
  • Page 65: Analog Inputs

    D301783X012 March 2019 Analog Inputs The FB2100 flow computer with CPU option 2 includes two on-board channels that you can individually configure as analog inputs (AI) or analog outputs (AO). Note No external resistor is required for a current (mA) device. You can apply a 250 ohm resistor using analog input configuration selections in FBxConnect.
  • Page 66: Analog Outputs

    To AGND Analog Outputs The FB2100 flow computer with CPU option 2 includes two on-board channels you can individually configure as either analog outputs (AO) or analog inputs (AI). When configured as analog outputs, the channels have the following characteristics:...
  • Page 67: Ao Wiring

    Power Supply 30Vdc Max Digital Inputs The FB2100 flow computer with CPU option 2 includes two channels that you can individually configure as digital inputs (DI), digital outputs (DO), or pulse inputs (PI). When configured as digital inputs, the channels have the following characteristics:...
  • Page 68: Di Wiring

    Dry contact Digital Outputs The FB2100 flow computer with CPU option 1 includes a single digital output. The FB2100 flow computer with CPU option 2 includes two channels you can configure as digital outputs (DO), digital inputs (DI) or pulse inputs (PI).
  • Page 69: Do Wiring

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Table 3-4. Digital Output Characteristics Type Number Supported Characteristics 1 (CPU option 1) ▪ DO is a low side switch that sinks current 0 to 2 (CPU option 2) as follows: to ground ▪...
  • Page 70 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 3-5. Digital Output (DO) Wiring [DI/DO/PI1] – (CPU Option 1) Power Supply 30Vdc Max 500 mA load max Figure 3-6. Digital Output (DO) Wiring [DI/DO/PI1 & DI/DO/PI2] – (CPU Option 2)
  • Page 71: Pulse Inputs

    March 2019 Pulse Inputs The FB2100 flow computer with CPU option 2 includes two channels that can be individually configured as either pulse inputs (PI), digital inputs (DI), or digital outputs (DO). When configured as pulse inputs, the PI channels have the following characteristics: Table 3-5.
  • Page 72: Connecting The Rtd/Prt

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Connecting the RTD/PRT DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Ensure the area in which you perform this operation is non-hazardous. Performing this operation in a hazardous area could result in an explosion. The flow computer supports 2-wire, 3-wire, and 4-wire operation. Route the RTD cable through the...
  • Page 73: Wiring A Digital Output To The Optional Relay

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 3-9. Wiring for 3-Wire 3-Wire RTD Figure 3-10. Wiring for 4-Wire 4-Wire RTD Wiring a Digital Output to the Optional Relay The flow computer supports two optional electro-mechanical relays for switching on/off external circuits or devices.
  • Page 74: Radio Wiring

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 3-11. Relay Wired to Isolated DO To customer load Alternatively, you can wire a relay to a non-isolated DO (Figure 3-12). In that case, you must use the non-isolated GND and provide 24V to power the relay. To attach a wire, insert it into the connector and tighten the adjacent screw to secure it.
  • Page 75 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 You must enable radio power In FBxConnect. Click Configure > System to bring up the System screen from which you enable radio power. Figure 3-13. Radio Wiring Radio I/O Configuration and Wiring...
  • Page 76 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 I/O Configuration and Wiring...
  • Page 77: Section 4: Operation

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Section 4: Operation This section covers the following topics: Powering Up/Powering Down the Device ▪ Establishing Communications ▪ ▪ Communicating using the HMI Module This section describes day-to-day operation of the flow computer including how to turn it on and off and how to communicate with it.
  • Page 78: Communicating With A Laptop Using One Of The Serial Ports

    Decide which communication protocol you will use. This could be DNP3, ROC, Modbus, or BSAP. See these documents for more information: Emerson FB Flow Computer DNP3 Protocol Specifications Manual (D301806X012) ▪ ROC Protocol Specifications Manual (for Emerson FBx-series) (D301828X012) ▪...
  • Page 79: Communicating With A Laptop Wirelessly With Fbxwifi

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 4.2.3 Communicating with a Laptop Wirelessly with FBxWifi You must have purchased the flow computer with the optional Mobile SCADA feature in order to connect to a laptop PC wirelessly. Additionally: ®...
  • Page 80 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Hold to Wake button (the left-most button) typically for five to ten seconds. You can also pre- define a number of automatic wake up times during the day from the Power Control screen in FBxConnect.
  • Page 81: Table 4-1. Infrared (Ir) Buttons On Hmi Module

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 4-2. Infrared (IR) Button Location Left Infrared (IR) Button Down Infrared (IR) Button Up Infrared (IR) Button Right Infrared (IR) Button Note When using the IR buttons, aim your finger at the round spot just below the arrow.
  • Page 82: Table 4-2. Symbols On Display

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Symbol(s) representing the status of a value may appear in the upper right of the display, next to the description. Multiple symbols may display. If there are no data quality issues, no symbols display.
  • Page 83: Section 5: Service And Troubleshooting

    Important Use only batteries supplied with the flow computer or sold by Emerson as spare parts for this flow computer. If you substitute a battery you obtain elsewhere you will void your certification unless it is the identical part from the same manufacturer as that supplied with the flow computer from Emerson.
  • Page 84: Returning The Unit For Repairs

    Other types of repairs cannot be performed in the field. In those cases, you must ship the unit to an Emerson-authorized repair facility. Contact Emerson Remote Automation Solutions for a return authorization number and instructions for where to ship the unit.
  • Page 85: Interpreting The Status Leds

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 WARNING International safety regulations restrict the shipment of lithium batteries. If you need to return the flow computer, remove the lithium battery before you ship the unit. Failure to remove the lithium battery may delay or prevent shipment of the flow computer.
  • Page 86: Table 5-1. Led Descriptions

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Table 5-1. LED Descriptions Color/State Meaning An active wired Ethernet connection exists. Link LED GREEN Otherwise it is off. (FB1200/FB2200 only) GREEN One of the IR buttons is being pressed. CPU booting or CPU has not yet recognized HMI...
  • Page 87: Switch And Buttons

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Switch and Buttons DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Never open the enclosure in a hazardous location. Opening the enclosure in a hazardous location could result in an explosion. Figure 5-3. Switch and Buttons Table 5-3.
  • Page 88: Removing/Replacing The Hmi Module

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Removing/Replacing the HMI Module You do not need to power down the unit to remove/replace the HMI module if you are in a non- hazardous area. DANGER Ensure the flow computer is in a non-hazardous area. Never remove/replace the HMI module in a hazardous area.
  • Page 89: Replacing The Main Battery Pack

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 To replace the HMI module, line up the printed circuit board (PCB) with the slot on the back and gently press it back on. Tighten the four captive fastening screws. Close the enclosure.
  • Page 90 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Ensure the area in which you perform this operation is non-hazardous. Performing this operation in a hazardous area could result in an explosion. DANGER EXPLOSION HAZARD: Do not disconnect equipment unless power has been removed or the area is known to be non-hazardous.
  • Page 91 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 5-6. Removing Plastic Tabs from New Battery Pack Open the enclosure. Loosen the two captive fastening screws at the top of the of the battery compartment and hold the battery compartment door as you carefully rotate the electronics assembly towards you to reveal the inside of the battery compartment.
  • Page 92 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 5-7. Loosen Captive Fastening Screws and Rotate Assembly Forward Remove the battery: If a hook and loop pad holds the battery, see the instructions in Step 5. If a strap holds the battery, skip to Steps 6 and 7.
  • Page 93 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 5-8. Pry Out the Old Battery Pack – Leave Connected to Cable If you have an internal solar regulator installed in the battery compartment, you must remove the termination cover. Remove the two screws (left and right) that fasten the termination cover to the solar regulator, and then set the termination cover aside.
  • Page 94 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 5-9. Removing the Termination Cover (if present) A strap with a hook and loop fastener holds the battery in place. Unstrap the battery but leave the connectors on the current battery connected. Gently lift the battery with the battery cable attached out of the compartment.
  • Page 95 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 5-11. Old Battery (left) and New Battery (right) Sit on Enclosure The battery cable is divided into two branches, each with its own pair of connectors. Take the free pair of connectors and connect them to the new battery; the red (positive) wire connector attaches to the red connection point on the new battery and the black (negative) wire connector attaches to the black connection point on the new battery.
  • Page 96 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Now disconnect the old battery from its connectors and set the old battery aside (be sure to dispose of it safely according to local regulations). Figure 5-13. Old Battery Disconnected (left), New Battery Remains Connected...
  • Page 97 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 5-14. Threading the Battery Strap Pick up the new battery and carefully ease it into the battery compartment with the writing on the battery facing out and the connectors on the upper right-hand side. Nothing (including the strap) can be behind the battery.
  • Page 98 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 5-16. Tightening the Battery Strap The strap includes a narrow opening into which you can slide the other end of the strap to help you tighten it. Figure 5-17. Opening in the Battery Strap Route the extra portion of the strap as well as the wires of the free portion of the battery cable so that they sit in an open area of the battery compartment.
  • Page 99: Removing/Replacing The Sram Battery

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Removing/Replacing the SRAM Battery A lithium coin cell battery provides backup power for the SRAM and the real time clock. The SRAM backup battery can last for up to 10,000 hours of cumulative operation, and only runs if the main power system fails.
  • Page 100 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 5-18. Loosen Captive Fastening Screws Figure 5-19. Removing the CPU Enclosure Cover Grasp the coin cell battery and with your fingernail in the groove of the top of the battery, slide it out of its slot.
  • Page 101: Upgrading System Firmware

    Reattach the cover of the CPU enclosure. Close the enclosure. Upgrading System Firmware Periodically Emerson releases new system firmware for the flow computer to introduce new features or update system functions. You must know a valid username/password combination for the flow computer to complete this process.
  • Page 102 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Launch Field Tools and use FBxConnect to connect to the flow computer. Click the Services tab, then click Firmware Update. Click Configuration Save to save the flow computer’s configuration. Click History Collection to save the historical data contained in the flow computer.
  • Page 103: Appendix A: Special Instructions For Class I Division 2 Locations

    An RTD may be supplied with the Emerson FB2100 flow computer. Connection to the RTD is approved as a non-incendive circuit so that Division 2 wiring methods are not required.
  • Page 104 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure A-1. Data Plate (Fiberglass Enclosure, No Battery) - Class I Division 2 Non-incendive (UL) Figure A-2. Data Plate (Fiberglass Enclosure, Lead Acid Battery) - Class I Division 2 Non-incendive (UL),...
  • Page 105 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure A-3. Data Plate (Fiberglass Enclosure, No Battery, Relay) - Class I Division 2 Non-incendive (UL) Figure A-4. Data Plate (No Battery, Aluminum Enclosure) - Class I Division 2 Non-incendive (UL)
  • Page 106 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure A-5. Data Plate (Lead Acid Battery. Aluminum Enclosure) - Class I Division 2 Non-incendive (UL) Figure A-6. Data Plate (No Battery, Aluminum Enclosure, Relay) - Class I Division 2 Non-incendive (UL)
  • Page 107: Appendix B: Atex Non-Sparking Zone 2 Certifications

    For Zone 2 installations, ensure that the flow computer is installed and used in such a way so ▪ as to prevent the danger of electrostatic charges. The FB2100 enclosure must require a tool to permit access. ▪ Refer to field replacement guides for replacement of the following parts: ▪...
  • Page 108 IEC 60079-15 4th Edition ▪ EN 60079-0 :2012+A11:2013 EN 60079-15:2010 ▪ Enclosure Rating: IP54 Terminal blocks for the FB2100 have the following characteristics: Terminal blocks can accommodate two conductors per channel. ▪ ▪ Stranded or solid wire allowed. ▪ Torque values: NM 0.5-0.6 Wire size: 28-12 AWG (0.08 –...
  • Page 109 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure B-2. Data Plate (Aluminum Enclosure, No Battery) – ATEX nA Non-Sparking ATEX Non-Sparking Zone 2Certifications...
  • Page 110 ..............32 Figure B-2. Data Plate (NO BATTERY, aluminum CPU ................5 enclosure) – ATEX nA Non-Sparking ....103 Figure 1-1. FB2100 Flow Computer ......2 Figure 1-2. FB2100 Flow Computer – MV Version .. 4 Daily operation ............71 Index...
  • Page 111: Index

    Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Figure 1-3. FB2100 Flow Computer – No Sensor Figure 2-26. Connect the Battery ......37 Version ............... 5 Figure 2-27. Removing Termination Cover of Figure 1-4. HMI Module with LCD ......7 Internal Solar Regulator ........
  • Page 112 HMI display ............. 74 Figure 4-2. Infrared (IR) Button Location ....75 Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Module ....7 Figure 5-1. FB2100 Flow Computer Components.. 78 Figure 5-2. LED Locations ........79 Figure 5-3. Switch and Buttons ......81 configuration and wiring ........59 Figure 5-4.
  • Page 113 ............18 Tables I/O ............... 59 Table 1-1. Memory ..........5 PI 67 Table 1-2. FB2100 I/O Configurations ..... 6 Table 1-3. Power Options ........6 Table 1-4. Serial Ports ..........7 Zone 2 Table 2-1. Environmental Specifications ....12 ATEX certification notes ........
  • Page 114 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 Index...
  • Page 115 Emerson FB2100 Flow Computer Instruction Manual D301783X012 March 2019 ATEX Non-Sparking Zone 2 Certifications...
  • Page 116 Emerson Automation Solutions Remote Automation Solutions Emerson FZE P.O. Box 17033 © 2018-2019 Remote Automation Solutions, a business unit of Emerson Automation Jebel Ali Free Zone – South 2 Solutions. All rights reserved. Dubai U.A.E. This publication is for informational purposes only. While every effort has been made to ensure...

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