ZET 7012-I-VER.1 digital gauge pressure

(open membrane)

  • Integrated primary transducer
  • Open membrane
  • RS-485 digital output
  • 4-20 mA output version available

POR (price on request)

* Minimum order value: from 7 700 USD


of ZET 7012-I-VER 1 digital gauge pressure open membrane

Metrological specifications
Measured value overpressure
Measurements error (in relation to the measurement range) 0,1%
Upper limit of pressure measuring range 0,1 MPa; 1,6 MPa; 2,5 MPa; 4 MPa; 6 MPa; 10 MPa; 16 MPa; 25 MPa; 40 MPa; 60 MPa; 80 MPa; 100 MPa
Resolution 0,005%
Additional measurement error (attributed to temperature change) 0,1 %/10°C
Technical specifications
Data refresh rate 1 Hz
Digital interface
Data transfer interface RS-485
Exchange speed 4800, 9600, 14400, 19200, 38400, 57600, 115200 bps
Parity control 0 – no control; 1 – control (oddity, ODD)
Exchange protocol Modbus RTU
Analog interface*
Current signal 4-20 mA
Load impedance 0…250 Ohm
Operational specifications
Membrane type open membrane
Power supply from 9 up to 24 V
Consumed power 0,5 W
Reverse polarity protection yes
Operational temperature range from -40 to +100 °C
Operation environment liquids and gases non-aggressive to titanium alloys and stainless steels
Design versions Standard (IP63 protection degree)
Explosion-proof* (explosion protection of 1ExdIIAT6X type, cable length – 4 m)
Pressure overload 1,5×Upper limit of pressure measuring range
Electromagnetic compatibility, EMC
IEC 61000-4-2, ESD contact 4 kV; air 8 kV
IEC 61000-4-4, EFT power supply 0,5 kV; signal 0,25 kV
IEC 61000-4-5, Surge 500 V



of ZET 7012-I-VER.1 digital gauge pressure (open membrane)

ZET 7012-I-VER 1 digital gauge pressure open membrane is used for fast and simple overpressure measurements and measured values data transfer in digital format via RS-485 or 4-20 mA interface.

Digital gauge pressure ZET 7012-I VER.1 (open membrane) is intended for integration into various technological processes automated control systems. Open membrane type enables sensors operation in viscous, pasty and rapidly polymerizing environments.

Operating principles

of ZET 7012-I-VER.1 digital gauge pressure (open membrane)

Digital gauge pressure ZET 7012-I VER.1 (open membrane) consists of primary transducer and integrated measuring module.

The primary transducer converts the pressure value to analog signal. The measuring unit digitizes the signal from the converter and transmits the pressure value in a digital form via RS-485 interface by means of Modbus protocol  or via data transfer interface “Current loop” (4-20 mA). The membrane of the primary transducer is made of a flexible silicon plate. This allows to perform inertia-free dynamic measurements of pressure fluctuations with duration up to 1 ms. In contrast to metal membranes with glued bridge strain resistors, membranes of this type allow to register pressure change at the level of 0.00005 from the upper scale of the measurement range.

The pressure meters are attached to the measured object while the interface modules enabling data transfer are placed inside of electrical cabinets.

ZETLAB electrical cabinet is more compact than similar available products. Among ZETSENSOR modules advantages one should mention easy installation and de-installation of modules as well as power and signal transfer indication (which, in its turn, facilitates in-place diagnostics of the measuring system).

Gauge pressure contact points designation

for connection to 4-20 mA and RS-485 interface

To connect the gauge pressure to the measuring network one should put the cables inside of the sensor package, remove upper cover and connect the cables to the contact points in accordance with the marking. The table below shows contact points designation.

Marking Designation
D+ RS-485 line «A» or «DATA +»
D- RS-485 line «B» or «DATA -»
PWR +(9…24) V
I- Current –
I+ Current +
Connection to the measuring network of pressure sensors in the housing

Measuring network diagram

of of ZET 7012-I-VER.1 digital gauge pressure (open membrane)

Using digital pressure meters is especially convenient when establishing distributed measuring networks. Unlike normally used centralized measuring networks, there is no need to use “star” connection, which allows to reduce overall cable length. Since the data is transmitted in digital format, there are less requirements to data transfer channel, besides, one can use relatively inexpensive cables for the measuring network establishing.

In order to connect the measuring network to ZETLAB and ZETVIEW systems, one can use interface converter ZET 7070 (USB ↔ RS-485) or ZET 7076 (Ethernet ↔ RS-485). Using inner power supply module ZET 7070 one can connect up to 4 digital sensors to a single ZET 7070 module (and up to 60 digital sensors if external power supply module is used).

ZETLAB software enables connection of up to 1024 sensors to a single PC. The measuring networks can also be connected to any system using Modbus protocol via RS-485 interface.

Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS, ROHS II)



Basic configuration

of ZET 7012-I-VER 1 digital gauge pressure open membrane

Basic delivery scope

Digital sensor basic configuration includes:

  • Digital gauge pressure ZET 7012-I VER.1 (open membrane);
  • ZET 7002 measuring line branch;
  • set of operational documentation.

Necessary measuring products

supplied upon request

Interface converter ZET 7076 Ethernet Wi-Fi RS-485
ZET 7076 interface converter
Ethernet connection

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