FlowCERT Pulsar Open Chanel Flow Meter

The FlowCERT open channel flow meter provides comprehensive flow monitoring with data logging and control functions for a complete range of flumes and weirs. It is compatible with a range of sensors in order to create a flow metering system to suit your application.


  • Easy prompt set up
  • Standard on board memory gives 1 year log at 10 minute intervals
  • 5 control/alarm relays
  • Flow totalisation and outputs
  • Universal flow calculation (32 setpoints)
  • Penstock control using step time
  • Modbus and Profibus options


Technical Specification


Sensor body dimensions:235 x 184 x 120mm (9.25 x 7.24 x 4.72in)
Sensor body weight:Nominal 1kg (2.2lbs)
Enclosure material/description:Polycarbonate, flame resistant to UL91
Cable entry detail:10 cable entry knock outs, 1 x M16, 5 x M20 underside, 4 x 18mm dia (PG11) at rear
Transducer cable extensions:2-core screened
Maximum separation:Up to 1000m (3280ft)


Enclosure protection:IP65 / NEMA 4X
Max. and min. temperature (electronics):-20°C to +50°C (-4°F to +120°F)


CE approval:Listed in the Certificate of Conformity within the manual
Flammable atmosphere approval:Safe area: compatible with approved dB transducers


Accuracy/Repeability:Dependent on application and sensor used.
Resolution:Dependent on application and sensor used.
Min. & max. range:0 - 15m (49ft). Dependent on sensor used.
Rate response:Fully adjustable
Echo processing:DATEM (Digital Adaptive Tracking of Echo Movement)


Analogue outputs:2x Isolated (floating) output (to 150V) of 4-20mA or 0-20mA into 500Ω (user programmable and adjustable) 1μa resolution
Digital output:Full Duplex RS232
Volt free contacts, number & rating:5 form “C” (SPDT) rated at 5A at 115V/240Vac
Display6 digits plus 12 charact text, plus bargraph with direction indicators, remote communicator identifier and program/run/test mode indicators


Analogue inputs:Isolated (floating) input (to 150V) of 4-20mA or 0-20mA source or sink, open circuit voltage (source) 33V, 22V at 4mA, 14V at 20mA (user programmable and adjustable) 0.1% resolution
Velocity input:Via RS485 digital communications interface


On-board programmingBy integral keypad
PC programming:Via RS232
Programming security:Via passcode (user selectable and adjustable)
Programmed data integrity:Via non-volatile RAM, plus backup


Power supply:115Vac +5% / -10% 50/60Hz, 230Vac +5% / -10% 50/60Hz, 22-28Vdc, 10W maximum power (typically 6W)
Fuses:100mA at 230Vac, 200mA at 115Vac

Download Datasheet: FlowCERT Pulsar Open Chanel Flow Meter

Reference : www.pulsar-pm.com

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