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Loop-powered indicator

Excellently readable indication of 4…20 mA signal with trend bar graph for a better process overview

  • Loop-powered field indicator RIA16 ©Endress+Hauser

The indicator shows the measured signal on the large, backlit display. A bar graph indicates the value graphically for a quick process overview. An editable plain text field displays further information like engineering unit or TAG. Limit value infringement is also signalized and an open collector can be switched. The indicator is powered directly from the 4...20 mA loop and doesn't need a separate power supply. For applications in hazardous areas the device is available with Ex approvals.


  • Display of 4 to 20 mA measured values

  • 5-digit measured value display with dimension, bar graph and backlight

  • No external power supply required

  • Versions: Fiber glass reinforced plastic respectively aluminum for Ex-applications

  • Easy 3-key operation; or configuration with FieldCare PC software; or configuration without power supply using setup box

  • International approvals

  • Allows the HART® transmission protocol to pass unimpeded

Field of application

Microcontroller controlled indicator in field housing with illuminated LC display. The measuring range, decimal point and offset of the display can be configured comfortably by means of three keys in the device with the housing open or by means of a PC with the FieldCare PC software.

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Predecessor / Successor

Predecessor: Field indicator RIA261


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