KROHNE introduces Bluetooth for all OPTIMASS Coriolis flowmeters

OPTIMASS group new 72dpi RGBKROHNE has introduced Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) option for all OPTIMASS x400 Coriolis flowmeters equipped with MFC 400 converter

This allows device commissioning, verification, diagnostics and monitoring from a smartphone or tablet via secure wireless communication, in conjunction with the OPTICHECK Flow  Mobile  app (available for iOS and Android).

OPTIMASS with BLE are currently the only SIL certified mass flowmeters on the market allowing bluetooth communication.

The BLE option can either be ordered as an option with new devices or retrofitted depending on the hardware revision of the converter. It allows for wireless operation over distances of up to 20 m/ 65 ft, e.g. for devices installed in inaccessible locations. Use in Ex Zone 1 is possible with suitable mobile devices.

The BLE option is available for Europe, approvals for USA, Canada, China and others are pending.

Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth Special Interest Group.

KROHNE is a global manufacturer and provider of process instrumentation, measurement solutions and services in many industries. KROHNE was founded in 1921 and has its headquarters in Duisburg, Germany. It has more than 4,000 employees and offers application knowledge and local contacts for instrumentation projects in more than 100 nations.

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