News | May 20, 2015

Eclipse Model 706 Guided Wave Radar Transmitter Now With Modbus Protocol

Source: Magnetrol International

Magnetrol International has announced the release of the Eclipse Model 706 guided wave radar (GWR) transmitter configured with Modbus protocol. The Modbus communications protocol is widely used in the unconventional oil and gas industry, where the ECLIPSE offers advanced liquid and interface level control to ensure accuracy, efficiency, reliability and ease of use for production applications.

ECLIPSE Model 706 loop-powered, 24 VDC transmitters are designed with guided wave radar technology, which represents best-in-class liquid level instrumentation. The 706 offers high-performance solutions ideal for wellhead equipment including separators and oil tanks.

  • Fastest start-up and stabilization times reduce energy consumption.
  • Accurate top level and interface measurement delivers precise tank capacity control to reduce production costs.
  • Powerful diagnostics and data storage enable efficient remote monitoring.
  • Complete probe line ensures reliable performance in every application, regardless of media.
  • Compatible with industry standard RTUs.

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About Magnetrol
Magnetrol International, Incorporated is a global leader in level and flow measurement instrumentation. Headquartered in Aurora, Ill., USA, the company manufactures innovative level and flow instrumentation for a wide range of process market applications. Magnetrol pioneered liquid level instrumentation for industrial applications in 1932 and continues to provide advanced measurement and control solutions across a wide product and technology portfolio. Magnetrol’s strategic global network includes manufacturing facilities in Aurora, Ill., USA; Zele, Belgium; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Shanghai, China; and Dubai, UAE. They are linked by a distribution, sales and support system with 125 locations worldwide. The Magnetrol Group of Instrument Companies also includes Orion Instruments, Solutions With Innovation and Introtek International, subsidiaries offering specialized instrumentation capabilities. For more information, visit

Source: Magnetrol International