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Beamex MC6 advanced field calibrator and communicator

Beamex MC6 is an advanced, high-accuracy field calibrator and communicator. It offers calibration capabilities for pressure, temperature and various electrical signals. The MC6 also contains a full fieldbus communicator for HART, FOUNDATION Fieldbus and Profibus PA instruments.
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The impossible made possible: combining advanced functionality with ease-of-use

Beamex MC6 is an advanced, high-accuracy field calibrator and communicator. It offers calibration capabilities for pressure, temperature and various electrical signals. The MC6 also contains a full fieldbus communicator for HART, FOUNDATION Fieldbus and Profibus PA instruments.

The usability and ease-of-use are among the main features of the MC6. It has a large 5.7” color touch-screen with a multilingual user interface. The robust IP65-rated dust- and water-proof casing, ergonomic design and light weight make it an ideal measurement device for field use in various industries, such as the pharmaceutical, energy, oil and gas, food and beverage, service as well as the petrochemical and chemical industries.

The MC6 is one device with five different operational modes, which means that it is fast and easy to use, and you can carry less equipment in the field. The operation modes are: Meter, Calibrator, Documenting Calibrator, Data Logger and Fieldbus Communicator. In addition, the MC6 communicates with Beamex CMX Calibration Software, enabling fully automated and paperless calibration and documentation.

User interface

• Large 5.7” VGA (640x480) color touch screen
• Touch areas optimised for finger use (gloves/stylus)
• Membrane keyboard as secondary way to use
• Number / QWERTY text entry
• Multilingual interface

Automated procedures

• Deep integration with CMX
• Connection diagrams and guided procedures

Robust, lightweight and ergonomic design

• IP65 casing
• Drop / vibration tested
• Wrist / neck strap

User-interface modes

• Meter - a simple and easy way to measure
• Calibrator - measure or generate/simulate two signals at a time.
• Documenting Calibrator - perform automated, documented calibrations of process instruments
• Data Logger - perform multichannel (up to 9 channels) data logging
• Communicator - field communicator for HART, FOUNDATION Fieldbus and Profibus PA instruments
• Settings - manage settings of the MC6


• Pressure measurement
• Voltage measurement
• Current measurement
• Frequency measurement
• Pulse counting
• Switch state sensing
• Built-in 24 VDC loop supply
• Voltage generation
• Current generation
• Resistance measurement
• Resistance simulation
• RTD measurement
• RTD simulation
• TC measurement
• TC simulation
• Frequency generation
• Pulse queue generation
• HART Communicator*
• FOUNDATION Fieldbus Communicator*
• Profibus PA Communicator*

*optional features

Documenting calibrator

• Memory for “unlimited” number of instruments
• Plant structure supported
• Connection diagrams shown
• Combined error limit
• Custom Transfer function, Custom Calibration points
• Sort, Show, Plant Structure, Find, …
• Deeper integration with Beamex CMX Calibration Software

Pressure modules

• Up to 4 internal pressure modules (3 + B) in extended case
• In slim case => Barometric module + EXT connection
• Dedicated location for Barometric module
• Internal relief valves (<20bar/300psi modules)
• Connection for External Pressure Modules (EXT)


Right side:
• Power
• Ethernet
• 2 x USB-A

• Internal pressure modules (P1, P2, P3)
• External Pressure Module (PX)
• Second resistance/RTD channel (R2)

• Barometric module

• TC1 (Universal), TC2 (Miniplug), connections

Modularity and options

• All electrical / temperature functions are included as standard

Case bottom choices:
• Flat  (no room for internal pressure modules, only Barometer)
• Extended (room for internal pressure modules)

• Optional internal pressure modules

Optional User Interface Modes:
• Documenting Calibrator (with CMX Communication)
• Data Logger
• HART Communicator
• FOUNDATION Fieldbus Communicator
• Profibus PA Communicator

• Pressure / Temperature Controller Communications

Standard accessories

• Accredited calibration certificate
• User guide
• Computer cable (USB)
• Battery charger / eliminator
• Internal LiPO battery pack
• Test leads and clips
• Appropriate pressure T-hose with internal pressure modules
• CD-ROM with user manual, software tools and product information

Measured Quantities

  • Pressure
  • Electrical
  • Temperature


  • Pressure measurement and calibration
  • Electrical measurement and calibration
  • Frequency measurement and calibration
  • Temperature measurement and calibration

Suitable for


  • Pharmaceutical
  • Energy
  • Oil and gas (especially gas pipelines and distribution centres)
  • Food and beverage
  • Service
  • Petrochemical and chemical
  • General processing industries

Customer profile

  • Plant maintenance engineers and technicians (e.g. Calibration and/or Instrumentation Technician, Senior Technicians, Instrumentation and Calibration Managers, Maintenance Managers)
  • Plants looking to achieve time and cost-savings through having an automated system with documenting calibrators and calibration software
  • Plants looking to decrease measurement equipment lifecycle costs by replacing several individual measurement devices, process calibrators and/or field communicators with one multifunctional device


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