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MKS® PDR900 Vacuum Gauge Controller

The MKS PDR900 Vacuum Gauge Controller is a stand-alone, single channel controller for use with 900 Series digital vacuum transducers. The PDR900 power supply and readout sets new standards for vacuum gauge controllers and can be used as a stand-alone power supply readout unit or as a tool for configuration, calibration and diagnostics of system integrated transducers in OEM applications.

For information about the compatible gauges, please visit our MKS Granville-Phillips® 902B Absolute Piezo Vacuum Transducer and MKS Granville-Phillips 925 MicroPirani™ Vacuum Transducer pages.

Features & Benefits

  • Easy to read LED & LCD displays
  • Three high power setpoint relays for process control
  • Auto setup features plug and play functionality
  • Leak detection tool for system diagnostics
  • Data logging tool for process monitoring

Compatible Transducers

  • 910
  • 971B
  • 972B
  • 974B

Note: Not for use with the 903.

Dimensional Drawings


Specifications Table

ModelPDR900 Vacuum Gauge Controller
Measurement Range1.0 x 10-8 to 1,500 Torr (transducer dependent)
Communications InterfaceRS232/RS485 (transducer only) and Analog output (transducer dependent)
Power Requirements100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 25 Watts
Temperature (operating)5° to 40°C (41° to 104°F)
Temperature (storage)-10° to 55°C (14° to 131°F)
Display5 digit, 14.2 mm, green LED
Set-Point RelaysUp to 3 relays, SPDT (transducer dependent)
Mounting Options96 x 96mm, DIN43700
Compliance & Standards2004/108/EC EMC Directive
73/23/EEC Low Voltage Directive
Weight1.4 lbs (0.625 kg)

NOTE: PDR 900 controllers are supplied complete with power cord (region specific), manual, mounting hardware and set point connector kit. Interconnector cables are sold separately.

NOTE: The PDR900 operates 100% digitally, and consequently, there is no loss of accuracy from the measured transducer pressure value to the displayed pressure value. For transducer specifications and performance, please refer to individual transducer datasheets.

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Ordering Table

Description
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PDR900 Single Channel Controller, RS232/RS485
N/A
PDR900-12-EU
P.O.R.
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PDR900 Single Channel Controller, RS232/RS485
N/A
PDR900-12-UK
P.O.R.
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PDR900 Single Channel Controller, RS232/RS485
N/A
PDR900-12-US
P.O.R.
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Accessories Table

Accessory
Type
Description Part Number Price In Stock Add
Item
Accessory
Type
Description Part Number Price In Stock Add
Item
Cable
PDR900 to 9 Pin RS232, 10ft (3m)
Applicable gauges: 902B, 925
100013613
P.O.R.
Call for Availability
Cable
PDR900 to 9 Pin RS232, 25ft (7.6m)
Applicable gauges: 902B, 925
100013615
P.O.R.
Call for Availability
Cable
PDR900 to 15 Pin RS232, 10ft (3m)
Applicable gauges: 901P, 902B, 910, 925, 971B, 972B, 974B
100013620
P.O.R.
Call for Availability
Cable
PDR900 to 15 Pin RS232, 25ft (7.6m)
Applicable gauges: 901P, 902B, 910, 925, 971B, 972B, 974B
100013622
P.O.R.
Call for Availability
Cable
PDR900 to 9 Pin RS485, 10ft (3m)
Applicable gauges: 902B, 925
100013664
P.O.R.
Call for Availability
Cable
PDR900 to 9 Pin RS485, 25ft (7.6m)
Applicable gauges: 902B, 925
100013666
P.O.R.
Call for Availability
Cable
PDR900 to 15 Pin RS485, 10ft (3m)
Applicable gauges: 901P, 902B, 910, 925, 971B, 972B, 974B
100013671
P.O.R.
Call for Availability
Cable
PDR900 to 15 Pin RS485, 25ft (7.6m)
Applicable gauges: 901P, 902B, 910, 925, 971B, 972B, 974B
100013673
P.O.R.
Call for Availability
Rack Panel
19", 3U, 1/4 DIN, 1 cutout
100005457
P.O.R.
Call for Availability