VGC40x Vacuum Gauge Controller

 

Your complete solution for process measurement and control.

Compatible to all INFICON active gauges, the VGC400 series of controllers can monitor the entire pressure range from 10-10 to 1500 mbar (10-10 to 1125 Torr) and the set point status.

Benefits

  • Automatic identification of the connected INFICON gauges
  • User selectable measurement unit (mbar,Torr, Pascal, micron)
  • High resolution – 16 bit A/D converter
  • Up to six adjustable setpoints with adjustable hysteresis may be assigned to any channel
  • Compliance & standards: CE, ETL, RoHS
  • Programmable 0 to 10 V chart recorder output with logarithmic/ linear characteristics for each gauge or gauge combination (VGC402/403 only)
  • Firmware upgrades available on-line are easily downloaded via the RS232 interface
  • Versatile, compact bench-top model design an easily be mounted in a panel or 19" rack
  • Widerange power supply 90 to 250 V, 50 to 60 Hz
  • VGC4xx series Massbild

Specifications

Type VGC401 VGC402 VGC403
Measurement channels 1 2 3
Display LED LCD LCD
Display Range 2 x 10-10 … 1500 5×10-10 … 1500 5×10-10 … 1500
Rate 1/s 10 10 10
A/D converter bit 16 16 16
Connectable gauges with display range      
CDG (A/D) mbar 1×10-3×FS … 1×FS 1×10-3×FS … 1×FS 1×10-3×FS … 1×FS
PCG550 (1) 5×10-4 … 1500 5×10-4 … 1500 5×10-4 … 1500
PSG 5×10-4 … 1000 5×10-4 … 1000 5×10-4 … 1000
MPG 5×10-9 … 1000 5×10-9 … 1000 5×10-9 … 1000
PEG 1×10-9 … 1×10-2 1×10-9 … 1×10-2 1×10-9 … 1×10-2
BCG 5×10-10 … 1500 5×10-10 … 1500 5×10-10 … 1500
BPG 5×10-10 … 1000 5×10-10 … 1000 5×10-10 … 1000
HPG 2×10-6 … 1000 2×10-6 … 1000 2×10-6 … 1000
BAG 2×10-10 … 1×10-1 2×10-10 … 1×10-1 2×10-10 … 1×10-1
Measurement unit (selectable) mbar, Torr, Pascal, micron mbar, Torr, Pascal, micron mbar, Torr, Pascal, micron
Setpoints      
Setpoint relays 1 4 6
Channel assignment 1 1 or 2 1/2 or 3
Adjustment range Sensor dependent Sensor dependent Sensor dependent
Hysteresis adjustable adjustable adjustable
Relay contact potential free change over contact potential free change over contact potential free change over contact
Contact rating 30 30 30
Connector SP D-Sub, 9 pin, male D-Sub, 25 pin, female D-Sub, 25 pin, female
Analog output      
Range 0 … 10 Volt , sensor analog output signal 0 … 10 Volt , sensor analog output signal 0 … 10 Volt , sensor analog output signal
Programmable analog output  
Connector D-Sub, 9 pin, male D-Sub, 9 pin, male D-Sub, 9 pin, male
Interface RS232C (digital)      
Connector Interface D-Sub, 9 pin, female D-Sub, 9 pin, female D-Sub, 9 pin, female
Power      
Supply V 90 … 250 90 … 250 90 … 250
Frequency Hz 50 … 60 50 … 60 50 … 60
Consumption W ≤30 ≤45 ≤65
Operation temperature (ambience) °C +5 … +50 +5 … +50 +5 … +50
(1) down to 5 x 10-4 with parametermode ''PRE'' adjustable

Part Number

VGC401
Part Number Description
398-010 VGC401 Vacuum Gauge Controller
398-010#A VGC401 VACUUM GAUGE CONTROLLER
VGC402
Part Number Description
398-020 VGC402 Vacuum Gauge Controller
VGC403
Part Number Description
398-021 VGC403 Vacuum Gauge Controller
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