Watlow F4 Controller

Past models: Criterion Benchtop (BTL, BTU, BTX, BTZ with slate-blue door/console prior to 2016)

Recommended: Modernize your F4 with ESPEC's Web Controller for the ultimate in remote programming and control.

WATLOW F4 PROGRAMMER/CONTROLLER

  • Popular PID controller for test chambers
  • Stores 40 different profiles (total 256 steps)
  • Step types include: ramp, soak, jump/repeat, auto-start, and end
  • RS-232C Modbus interface (free standard ‘configurator’ software via download, Windows XP compatible only)
  • Optional remote access via Ethernet is possible, as well as software upgrades for full datalogging capability.
  • One event relay with external output terminal is included for activating other equipment during operation.

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Watlow F4

Past models: Criterion Benchtop (BTL, BTU, BTX, BTZ with slate-blue door/console prior to 2016)

Recommended: Modernize your F4 with ESPEC's Web Controller for the ultimate in remote programming and control.

Software Interface Notes link

Watview HMI Configuarator

RS-232

Only works on Windows XP

Watview HMI Configurator software (via Watlow.com)

Chamber Connect Software

RS-232/485

Basic monitoring and datalogging app for F4/F4T/SCP-220/P-300 (cannot be used concurrently with Web Controller)

Buy from ESPEC (online store)

Chamber Connect Library

Serial/RS-232/485

As-is source code for custom programming

at Github.com

Labview drivers
(VISA 4.6+)

RS-232/485

Posted at National Instruments "Instrument Driver Network"

F4 Drivers (at ni.com)

Ethernet

RS-232/485

Watlow's EM Gateway provides remote access via Ethernet and a web browser, supporting key control operations such as monitoring, setpoint changes, and managing alarms, including email notifications.
 

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