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West Plus Series P6170 P8170 and P4170 Open Loop Valve Motor Drive Controllers

West 6170+, 4170+, and 8170+ valve motor drive (VMD) controllers have been specifically designed for open loop valve motor drive applications. West's unique VMD tuning algorithm continuously monitors the process to provide stable control at all times. In addition to the VMD outputs, options are available for alarms, 24 VDC transmitter power supply, or retransmit of process value or setpoint. Like other controllers in the West Plus series, these devices can be configured off-line through a dedicated port and Windows-compatible software.

Key Specifications

  • Valve position indication and motorized valve control
  • Remote and dual setpoint options, ramping setpoint
  • Auto-detected hardware to reduce setup times
  • Process and loop alarms
  • Automatic or manual tuning
  • RS-485 serial interface for Modbus RTU communications
  • Dedicated socket for off-line configuration using Windows software

Specifications, Manuals, and Supporting Literature

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    • Lesman Catalog Section: Controllers and Programmers
    • 3.0MB
    • Lesman Catalog Section: Controllers and Programmers
    • West Plus Series Valve Motor Drive Controllers Brochure
    • 124KB
    • West Plus Series Valve Motor Drive Controllers Brochure
    • West P6170 1/16 DIN Valve Motor Drive Controller Specification Datasheet
    • 122KB
    • West P6170 1/16 DIN Valve Motor Drive Controller Specification Datasheet
    • West P8170 1/8 DIN Valve Motor Drive Controller Specification Datasheet
    • 113KB
    • West P8170 1/8 DIN Valve Motor Drive Controller Specification Datasheet
    • West P4170 1/4 DIN Valve Motor Drive Controller Specification Datasheet
    • 104KB
    • West P4170 1/4 DIN Valve Motor Drive Controller Specification Datasheet
    • West Plus Series Valve Motor Drive Controllers Quick Start Guide
    • 206KB
    • West Plus Series Valve Motor Drive Controllers Quick Start Guide
    • West Plus Series Loop and Limit Controllers User Manual
    • 3.0MB
    • West Plus Series Loop and Limit Controllers Full User Manual

Model Selection Guide

Use this table to find the right model for your application. Click the model number to order in our secure online store.

DescriptionCatalog
Number
Model1/16 DIN Open Loop Valve Motor Drive Controller
1/8 DIN Open Loop Valve Motor Drive Controller
1/4 DIN Open Loop Valve Motor Drive Controller
P6170Z2-
P8170Z2-
P4170Z2-
Output Slot 1None
Relay
Solid State Relay Driver
mA or V DC Linear Signal
Triac
0
1
2
7
8
Output Slot 2None
Relay
Solid State Relay Driver
mA or V DC Linear Signal
Triac
Dual Relay
0
1
2
7
8
9
Output Slot 3None
Relay
Solid State Relay Driver
mA or V DC Linear Signal
24 VDC Transmitter Power Supply
0
1
2
7
8
Option Slot ANone
RS-485 Serial Port for Modbus RTU Communications
Digital Input
Basic Remote Setpoint
0
1
3
4
Supply Voltage100-240 VAC
24-48 V AC/DC
0
2
Display ColorBoth Lines Red
Both Lines Green
Upper Display Red, Lower Display Green
Upper Display Green, Lower Display Red
0
1
2
3
Option Slot B(For 1/8 and 1/ 4 DIN Models Only. Leave Blank for 1/16 DIN)
None
Full Remote Setpoint with Digital Input 2
 
0
R

 

Accessories

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