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VGC1000

The Volotek VGC1000 is a high precision and user-friendly Vacuum Gauge Controller designed to provide reliable wide range pressure measurements with auto range display. Its low noise Electrometer delivers accurate Ultra High Vacuum readings (10-16 bar).
Description

Ultra High Precision Vacuum Gauge Controller

Features

The Volotek VGC1000 is a high precision and user-friendly Vacuum Gauge Controller designed to provide reliable wide range pressure measurements with auto range display. Its low noise Electrometer delivers accurate Ultra High Vacuum readings (10-16 bar).

All controls are accessible locally from the front panel or remotely via either Profibus, RS232/485 or Ethernet interface.

  • Pressure readings as low as 10-16 bar
  • Bayard-Alpert gauges compatible
  • Wide range of measurements
  • 1 fA Electrometer sensitivity
  • Highly reliable measurements
  • User-friendly LCD display and interface
  • Local and Remote operation
  • Profibus DP interface
  • Optional Ethernet and WiFi communication
  • Optional RS232 or RS485 interface
  • Modular design, field upgradeable
  • Available in rackmount or desktop
  • Compatible with other gauges

 

Electrical Specifications

Electron emission current

  • Range  0.2 mA to 10 mA. Electronically controlled
  • Accuracy ±1 % of setting


Grid (measurement mode)

  • Range  +150 to 200VDC adjustable
  • Accuracy ±1 % of setting


Filament
With transformer box

  • Voltage  220 VAC, 50W controllable
  • Accuracy ±2 % of setting
  • Bias voltage 50V (measure) or 5V (degassing), ±1%. User programmable.


Degas

  • Mode Electron bombardment
  • Time 1 to 34 min., adjust. in 1 min. steps
  • Grid voltage 600 VDC. User programmable
  • Emission current 10 to 70 mA
  • Display  Approximate pressure, degas power and remaining time


Electrometer

  • Accuracy 5 % full scale
  • Repeatability  2% full scale
  • Analog output  0 ….. 10V
  • Analog output shift 0 ….. 10V
  • Resolution 12-bits
  • Connector  Triaxial BNC
  • Sensitivity  1 fA

 

General

Interfaces

  • Profibus DP (EN 50170/IEC 61158) from 9.6 kbps up to 12Mbps
  • RS-232, RS-485, Ethernet and/or WiFi fully web-enable (as an options)


Power

  • 230 VAC ± 10%, 47 to 63 Hz, 150 W. EN60320/C13 power inlets; (110 VAC available on request)


Operating temperature:

  • 10 °C to 40 °C


Dimensions

  • 3U, 1/3 19” frame, 145mm x 120mm x 250mm (WxHxD) (IEC 60297)
  • Weight: 2.24 kg


Compliant

  • IEC 61000