MCE-24A
Online Conditioner System

Summary

· 24 channels per unit
· All conditioner cards are I/O isolated and easy to replace.
· Interface RS-232C,or USB
· Up to 20 units can be synchronized for measurement in up to 480 channels.

Features

The MCE-24A Series is Online Conditioner System, in which conditioner cards are mounted for measuring different types of signals in a variety of combinations.

Contents

Unit base MCE-24A
Monitor card DPE-31A
Conditioner cards
Strain amplifier card DPM-32A
Strain/voltage measuring card CDV-31A
F/V converter card CFV-31A
Thermocouple card CTA-31A
Charge amplifier card CCA-31A
Setting software MCS-24A

Products table

All display

MCE-24A
Unit Base

Specifications

Channels Max 24
Measuring Targets Strain gage, Strain-gage transducers,voltage, AC signal-output sensors,Thermocouples and Piezoelectric acceleration transducers
Indicator 20 characters x 2 lines LCD (Backlit)
Indicate setting contents including kinds of mounted cards, range, LPF, etc.
Monitored voltage display in 4 digits, switchable to physical quantity display
Vibration Resistance 49.03 m/s2 (5G) (5 to 55 Hz)
Operating Temperature/Humidity -10 to 50ºC, 20 to 85%RH (Non-condensing)
Storage Temperature -20 to 60ºC
Power Supply 100 to 240 VAC
Current Consumption 1.2 A or less (100 VAC) (With 12 units of DPM-32 A)
Dimensions 426 W x 132.5 H x 400 D mm (Excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx.10 kg (With 12 CDV-31 A cards mounted)
Standard Accessories AC power cable P-18 (For use in Japan) (With 2-pin conversion plug CM-39)
Instruction manual (Hardware)
CD-R (Setting software MCS-24A, instruction manual)
Optional Accessories Control cable MCE-CKBL
Dummy Panel MCE-DUMMY
Output cable U-59 (BNC-BNC)
Mounting bracket (For JIS rack) MCE-RJIS
Mounting bracket (For EIA rack) MCE-REIA

Dimensions

DPE-31A
Monitor Card

DPE-31A

Specifications

Interfaces RS-232C
USB
Functions Communication function, Monitor function, Key control function

MCS-24A
Setting Software

MCS-24A

Specifications

Candidate for Setting MCE-24 A
Setting Channels Max 480CH (MCE-24 A 20sets)
Contents of Setting Range, LPF, calibration, vernier, balance and output on/off of each conditioner card
Execution Contents Balance, CAL
Contents of Display Setting contents plus names of cards and monitored values
Operating Environment CPU : Pentium Ⅱ 300 MHz or higher (Pentium Ⅲ 700 MHz recommended)
OS : Windows 98/SE/Me/2000 (Professional only)/XP (Home /Professional)
Memory : 128 MB or more (256 MB recommended)
CD-ROM Drive : Required for installation of the software
Hard Disk : Blank space 10 MB or more
Display : Resolution 800 x 600 dots or more (1024 x 768 dots recommended)
Display color: High Color (16 bits or more)
Interfaces : RS-232C or USB1.1

DPM-32A
Strain Amplifier Card

DPM-32A

Specifications

Measuring Targets Strain gage, Strain-gage transducers
Channels 2
Applicable Bridge Resistance 60 Ω to 1 kΩ
Gage Factor 2.00 fixed
Bridge Excitation 12 kHz sine wave 2 Vrms
Balance Adjustment Resistance: ±2% (±10000 µm/m) or more
Capacitance: 2000 pF or more
Balance Adjustment Method Resistance: True electron auto balance (Saved in nonvolatile memory)
Accuracy: ±0.5 µm/m (With the range set to 100 µm/m)
Capacitance: CST method (Capacitance self-tracking)
Output 2/channel (The same voltage is output to BNC connector and concentrated output connector.)
±5 V FS (With full scale input in each range; load 5 kΩ or more)
Measuring Range 8 steps of 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 μm/m and OFF Accuracy: ±0.5%
Vernier ×1.0 to ×0.4 (0.1 step)
Nonlinearity Within ±0.2% FS
Calibration Strain ±100% and ±50% of each range
Accuracy: Within ±(0.5% + 0.5 µm/m)
Frequency Response DC to 5 kHz (Deviation ±10%)
LPF Transfer characteristic : 2th order Butterworth
Cutoff frequencies : 6 steps of 10, 30, 100, 300 Hz, 1k Hz and F(Flat)
Amplitude ratio at cutoff point : -3±1 dB
Attenuation : -12 dB±1 dB/oct.
SN Ratio 40 dBp-p or more (100 μm/m range)

CDV-31A
Strain/Voltage Measurement Card

CDV-31A

Specifications

Measuring Targets Strain gage, strain-gage transducer and voltage
Channels 2
Input Modes Strain measurement: Balance differential input
Voltage measurement: Unbalanced input
Input Resistance Strain measurement: (10 MΩ+10 MΩ) or more.
Voltage measurement: Approx 1 MΩ
Gage Factor 2.00 fixed
Bridge Excitation Strain Measurement: DC10, 5, 2, 0.5 V switchable
Applicable Bridge Resistance (Strain Measurement)
BV 0.5 V : 60 Ω to1 kΩ
BV 2 V : 60 Ωto 1 kΩ
BV 5 V : 350 Ω to 1 kΩ
BV 10 V : 350 Ω to 1 kΩ
Balance Adjustment (Strain Measurement)
Resistance: ±2% (±10000 µm/m) or more
Balance Adjustment Method (Strain Measurement)
True electron auto balance
Accuracy: Within ±2.5 µm/m
(With BV 10 V and range 100 µm/m)
Output 2/channel (The same voltage is output to BNC connector and concentrated output connector.
±5 V FS (With full scale input in each range and load 5 kΩ or more)
Measuring Range Strain measurement
BV 0.5 V: 7 steps 2k, 5k, 10k, 20k, 50k, 100k μm/m and OFF
BV 2 V: 7 steps of 500, 1k, 2k, 5k, 10k, 20k μm/m and OFF
BV 5 V: 7 steps 200, 500, 1k, 2k, 5k, 10k μm/m and OFF
BV 10 V : 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000 μm/m and OFF (7 steps)
Voltage Measurement
6 steps of 0, 5, 1, 2, 5, 10 V and OFF
Vernier ×1.0 to ×0.4 (0.1 step)
Calibration Strain (Strain Measurement)
±100% and ±50% in each measuring range
Accuracy: Within ±(0.3% + 0.5 µm/m)
(Voltage Measurement)
±100% and ±50% in each measuring range
Accuracy: Within ±0.3%
Frequency Response DC to 100 kHz (Deviation +0.5 dB, -3 dB)
Nonlinearity Within ±0.05% FS
LPF Transfer characteristic : 2th order Butterworth
Cutoff frequencies : 8 steps of 10, 30, 100, 300 Hz, 1, 3, 10 kHz and F (Flat)
Amplitude ratio at cutoff point : -3±1 dB
Attenuation : -12 dB±1 dB/oct.

CFV-31A
F/V Converter Card

Specifications

Measuring Targets AC signal-output sensors
Channels 2
Input Signals Exchange (Zero crossing), a TTL level (Includig an open collector signal)
Comparator Level Zero crossing (0 V), a TTL level change
Input Voltage ±(0.5 to 50 V): Hysteresis max
±(0.1 to 50 V): Hysteresis minmum
Input Resistance Approx. 100 kΩ
Nonlinearity Within ±0.01% FS
Output 5 V within 0.5% (With full scale input in each range)
Measuring Range 8 steps of 10 k, 5 k, 2 k, 1 kHz, 500, 100, 50 Hz and OFF
Accuracy Within ±1.0%
Vernier ×1.0 to ×0.4 (×0.1step) Accuracy Within ±0.2%
Calibration Strain 100%, 50% (Added) in each range and 0 Hz (Absolute)
Accuracy: Within ±0.1% (100%, 50%), Within 0 V ±5 mV (0 Hz)
Response Time 2 cycles of input frequency + 50 μs or less
Noise 20 mVp-p or less
Power Supply to Sensors Within DC 12 V±10% (Within 50 mA)
Standard Accessories Conversion connector FV-1A

CTA-31A
Thermocouple Card

Specifications

Measuring Targets Thermocouples
Applicable Thermocouples K, T
Thermocouple Resistance 200 Ω or less
Channels 2
Frequency Response DC to 10 Hz (Deviation -1 to +0.5 dB)
Measuring Range 6 steps
K1230 (-200 to 1230ºC)
K480 (-200 to 480ºC)
K240 (-200 to 240ºC)
T400 (-200 to 400ºC)
T210 (-200 to 210ºC)
OFF
Output 2/channel (The same voltage is output to BNC connector and concentrated output connector.)
5 V ±0.5% (With vernier set to x1.0 and plus full scale input in each range) Load 5 kΩ or more
Vernier ×1.0 to ×0.4: ×0.1 step
Linearizer Accuracy Within ±0.5% FS
Calibration Strain 50%, 100% in each range and 0ºC
Accuracy: Within ±0.5% (50%, 100%)
(0 ± 10) mV (0ºC calibration)
Burnout Circuits Built-in -FS side
Standard Accessories Temperature measurement adapter CT-2A

CCA-31A
Charge Amplifier Card

CCa-31A

Specifications

Measuring Targets Piezoelectric acceleration transducers
Charge output type, voltage output built-in amplifier type
Channels 2
Frequency Response 1 to 50 kHz (Deviation: -3 to +1 dB)
Input Modes Unbalanced
Power Supply to Sensors Built-in amplifier type: Constant current
(Constant current 4 mA, applied voltage 24 V, load 1 kΩ or less)
Output 2/channel (The same voltage is output to BNC connector and concentrated output connector.)
Output Voltage Indication ±5 V (Load 5 kΩ or more)
Measuring Range (Charge Output Type)
13 steps of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1k, 2k, 5k, 10k, 20k, 50k pC and OFF, Accuracy: ±(1% + 0.2 pC) (With 5 V)
(Built-in Amplifier Type)
9 steps of 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1k, 2k, 5k mV and OFF, Accuracy: ±1% (With 5 V)
Vernier ×1.0 to ×2.5 : ×0.25 step
Calibration Strain (AC CAL)
±100% (5 V), ±50% (2.5 V), ±10% of each range
Accuracy: ±0.2% FS
(DC CAL )
FS±100% (5 V), ±50% (2.5 V), ±10% of each range
Accuracy: ±0.2% FS
LPF Transfer characteristic : 2th order Butterworth
Cutoff frequencies : 5 steps of 300, 1 k, 3 k, 10 k [Hz] and flat
Amplitude ratio at cutoff point : -3±1 dB
Attenuation : -12 dB±1 dB/oct.
Distortion ±1% (±5 V)
SN Ratio 50 dB or more
Stability (Charge Output Type)
Zero balance: ±0.1%/ºC Sensitivity: ±1%/8 hrs
(Built-in Amplifier Type)
Zero balance: ±0.5 mV/ºC Sensitivity: ±0.1%/ºC
Zero balance: ±5 mV/8 hrs. Sensitivity: ±1%/8 hrs.
Withstand Voltage 250 VAC, 1 minute, between input and output, between input and case, and between output and case
Reference Junction Compensation Within ±2.5ºC (Ambient air temperature: -10 to 50ºC)
Within ±1.0ºC (K1230 is whitin ±2ºC, ambient air temperature: (20±3)ºC)

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