At a Glance
- Ø19.5mm x 7.6mm high
- 0-5Vdc, 0-10Vdc, 4-20mA, & ±10Vdc Output Versions
- Low Current Consumption
- Bandwidth: 1kHz max.
- Available with In-Line enclosure for mounting on transducer cable
- Ideal for when you want a Small Amplifier to Fit Inside Your Load Cell
- Compact at Only 19mm Diameter
- Can Fit Inside a Wide Variety of Strain Gauge Transducers
- 6 Different Outputs to Suit Your Exact Application
The ICA miniature load cell amplifier measures just 19mm in diameter and 7.6mm in height and is designed for incorporation into the body of a broad range of strain gauge transducers and load cells.
When space inside the load cell or transducer is restricted, the ICA miniature load cell amplifier can also be mounted in-line on the transducer cable inside a dedicated enclosure suitable for the application environment. We offer our own compact IP65-rated die cast enclosure the measures just 50mm x 45mm x 30mm which suits most general industrial applications (pictured right).
There are a total of six output variants of the miniature ICA load cell amplifier available:
- ICA1H: 0.1 to 10Vdc (13 to 30Vdc supply)
- ICA2H: 0.1 to 5Vdc (8.5 to 28Vdc supply)
- ICA3H: ±10Vdc (±13 to ±15Vdc bi-polar supply)
- ICA4H: 4-20mA (3-wire) (10 to 30Vdc supply)
- ICA5S: 4-20mA (2-wire) (7.5 to 30Vdc supply)
- ICA6H: ±10Vdc (14 to 18Vdc supply)
We hold stock of all the miniature load cell amplifier models mentioned above for immediate despatch.
|Output Range:||0.1 to 10.1 Vdc||0.1 to 5.1 Vdc||0 to ±10Vdc||4 to 20mA||0 to ±10Vdc||4 to 20mA||See opposite|
|Minimum Output: not on Mantracourt spec||0.07Vdc||0.07Vdc||0Vdc||3.8mA||0Vdc||3.8mA||See opposite|
|Number of Connections: not on Mantracourt spec||3||3||4||3||3||2||See opposite|
|Mode of Operations:||Uni-directional||Uni-directional||Bi-directional||Uni-directional||Bi-directional||Uni-directional||See opposite|
|Power Supply: Minimum||13||8.5||±13||10 (Note 4)||14 (Note 3)||7.5||Vdc|
|Typical||24||12||±14||24 (Note 4)||15 (Note 3)||24||Vdc|
|Maximum||30||28||±15||30 (Note 4)||18 (Note 3)||30||Vdc|
|Operating Current: Typical||22 (Note 1)||22 (Note 1)||22 (Note 1)||Min 26, Max 42 (Note 1)||30 (Note 1)||4 to 20||mA|
|Bridge Excitation Voltage:||5±0.1||5±0.1||5±0.1||5±0.1||5±0.1||1.1 nom (Note 5)||Volts|
|Bridge Resistance: Min||350||350||350||350||350||350 (Note 6)||Ohms|
|Typ||1000||1000||1000||1000||1000||1000 (Note 6)||Ohms|
|Max||5000||5000||5000||5000||5000||5000 (Note 6)||Ohms|
|Bridge Sensitivity (Note 2): Min||0.5||0.5||0.5||0.5||0.5||0.5||mV/V|
|Minimum Resistance across Output:||5000||5000||5000||1000||5000||800||Ohms|
|Maximum Loop Resistance: not on Mantracourt spec||N/A||N/A||N/A||250||N/A||800||Ohms|
|Zero Adjustment:||±2||±2||±2||±2||±2||±2 (Note 5)||%FSO|
|Zero Temp Coefficient: Typ||0.0004||0.0004||0.0004||0.0004||0.0004||0.001||±%FSO/˚C|
|Span Temp Coefficient: Typ||0.002||0.002||0.002||0.002||0.002||0.007||±%FSO/˚C|
|Operating Temperature Range:||-40 to +85||˚C|
|Storage Temperature Range:||-40 to +85||˚C|
|Reverse Polarity Protection:||-30||Vdc|
|Maximum Relative Humidity:||95||% non-condensing|
|Connection Method: not on Mantracourt spec||Plated through holes|
|Note 1: With 350 Ohm load cell connected.|
|Note 2: Factory setting is the typical value shown. For other values fit an alternative calibration resistor.|
|Note 3: ICA6 maximum voltage can be increased to 24V with a 1000 Ohm load cell.|
|Note 4: The ICA4 can tolerate a lower supply voltage if the output load is reduced e.g. operation is possible at 8V provided that the load does not exceed 150 Ohm.|
|Note 5: ICA5 with 1000 Ohms load cell connected.|
|Note 6: ICA5 recommended bridge impedance is 1000 Ohms or greater.|
Ordering Codes & Options
|Core Product||Supply Voltage||Example Result|
|ICA||0.1 to 10.1Vdc / 13 to 30Vdc||ICA1H|
|ICA||0.1 to 5.1Vdc / 8.5 to 28Vdc||ICA2H|
|ICA||0 to ±10Vdc / ±13 to ±15Vdc||ICA3H|
|ICA||4 to 20mA (3-wire) / 10 to 30Vdc||ICA4H|
|ICA||4 to 20mA (2-wire) / 7.5 to 30Vdc||ICA5S|
|ICA||0 to ±10Vdc / 14 to 18Vdc||ICA6H|
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