Potentiometer to Analog Signal Conditioners, Converters, Isolators, Transmitters, Alarms

lifetime warranty
  • Lifetime Warranty on API Modules
  • LoopTracker® LEDs
  • Hot-Swappable Plug-In Design
  • Zero and Span Output Calibration
  • Push to Test Output
  • Full I/O/Power Isolation



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for product information

Literature and Links


API product brochure
Options & accessories
Cross reference
Regulatory Compliance page

UL Approvals

API modules USA
API modules Canada

APD modules USA
APD modules Canada

Reference Info


Ground Loops
RFI/EMI
LoopTracker and Output Test
Sink vs Source

Applications


Manual burner control
Motor load control
Milling machine feed
Phase separtor water level
Damper position
Phase separtor water level
Fail safe valve control
Municipal water tower level
Blower louver position
Steam Condensate Monitoring

How to Order

  1. Select a model
  2. See data sheet for ordering info and power options
  3. Request an API price list via chat
  4. 2-5 day typical lead time (USA customers)
  5. To place your order
Model Input/Output Features Product

Potentiometer Input Alarm Trips


Factory Configured

APD 1800
APD 1820

Open Datasheet
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Any full-range potentiometer
0-100 Ω to
0-1 Mega Ω

APD 1800 Single Alarm Trip
Dual SPDT contact sets
Standard: HI alarm, non-latching, normal acting
See data sheet for alarm options

APD 1820 Dual Alarm Trip
2 independent SPDT contact sets
Standard: HI/LO alarms, non-latching, normal acting
See data sheet for alarm options

  • User adjustable setpoint(s)
  • User adjustable deadband(s)
  • 8 Amp SPDT contacts
  • Input LoopTracker LED
  • Alarm status LEDs
  • Alarm options: LO, HI/HI, LO/LO
  • Optional reverse acting
  • Optional latching alarms
  • Push to test/reset
  • Remote push to test/reset
  • Full I/O/power isolation
  • Removable plugs
  • DIN rail mount without tools
  • Universal power 85-265 VAC, 60-300 VDC
  • D option for 9-30 VDC, 10-32 VAC power

APD 1800UL approved
APD 1800, APD 1820