Each SCM7B34/34N RTD input module accepts a single channel of 100 ohm Platinum (a = 0.00385) or 120 ohm Nickel (a = 0.00672) RTD input and produces an input voltage in response to a low-level current excitation. The input signal is filtered, isolated, amplified, linearized, and converted to a high-level analog voltage for output to the process control system.

These modules incorporate a five-pole filtering approach to maximize both time and frequency response by taking advantage of both Thomson (Bessel) and Butterworth characteristics. One pole of the filter is on the field side of the isolation barrier; four are on the process control system side.

In response to the low-level current excitation signal, the RTD input signal is chopped by a proprietary chopper circuit and transferred across the transformer isolation barrier, suppressing transmission of common mode spikes and surges. The signal is then reconstructed and filtered for process control system output.

Linearization is achieved by creating a non-linear transfer function through the module itself. This non-linear transfer function is configured at the factory and is designed to be equal and opposite to the specific RTD non-linearity. Lead compensation is achieved by matching two current paths thus cancelling the effects of lead resistance.

Modules accept a wide 14 - 35VDC power supply range (+24VDC nominal). Their compact packages (2.13"x1.705"x0.605" max) save space and are ideal for high channel density applications. They are designed for easy DIN rail mounting using any of the "-DIN" backpanels.
  • Interfaces to 100 Ohm Platinum or 120 Ohm Nickel RTDS
  • Provides 250µA RTD Excitation Current
  • Linearizes RTD Signal Response
  • Provides High-Level Voltage Outputs
  • 1500Vrms Transformer Isolation
  • Accuracy, ±0.05% to ±0.15% of Span Typical
  • Nonconformity, ±0.025% to ±0.07% of Span Typical
  • ANSI/IEEE C37.90.1 Transient Protection
  • Input Protected to 120Vrms Continuous
  • Noise, 500µV Peak (5MHz), 250µV RMS (100kHz)
  • CMRR, up to 160dB
  • NMR, up to 85dB
  • Easy DIN Rail Mounting
  • CSA Certified, FM Approved
  • CE and ATEX Compliant
Isolated Linearized 2- Or 3-Wire RTD Input Modules

SCM7B34/34N Devices


Part Number Input ConfigurationRTD TypeInput RangeOutput RangeMechanical Format
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum -100 to 100 (°C) +1 to +5 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum -100 to 100 (°C) 0 to +5 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum -100 to 100 (°C) 0 to +10 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum 0 to 100 (°C) +1 to +5 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum 0 to 100 (°C) 0 to +5 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum 0 to 100 (°C) 0 to +10 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum 0 to 200 (°C) +1 to +5 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum 0 to 200 (°C) 0 to +5 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum 0 to 200 (°C) 0 to +10 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum 0 to 600 (°C) +1 to +5 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum 0 to 600 (°C) 0 to +5 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum 0 to 600 (°C) 0 to +10 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum -50 to 350 (°C) +1 to +5 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum -50 to 350 (°C) 0 to +5 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 100 Ohm Platinum -50 to 350 (°C) 0 to +10 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 120 Ohm Nickel 0 to 300 (°C) +1 to +5 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 120 Ohm Nickel 0 to 300 (°C) 0 to +5 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 120 Ohm Nickel 0 to 300 (°C) 0 to +10 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 120 Ohm Nickel 0 to 200 (°C) +1 to +5 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 120 Ohm Nickel 0 to 200 (°C) 0 to +5 V Modular plug-in-board
2 & 3 Wire 120 Ohm Nickel 0 to 200 (°C) 0 to +10 V Modular plug-in-board



Frequently Asked Questions


Can SCM5B modules be hot swapped?
Not just SCM5B modules, but any signal conditioning module series and MAQ20 I/O modules can be hot swapped. A minimal amount of signal settling time may result, but there will be no damage to the device.

Can Dataforth provide calibration reports for modules I purchased?
Yes we can provide calibration reports for the modules that you purchased.

You can either
a) visit https://www.dataforth.com/TestDataReport.aspx to search for Test Report Datasheets by Serial Number or
b) you can send us a list of model numbers and their serial numbers to support@dataforth.com

Is the calibration of Dataforth modules traceable to NIST standards?
Yes, calibration of Dataforth modules is traceable to NIST standards.

Analog Devices announced a last time buy and discontinuance of their signal conditioning modules. Can I replace them with Dataforth signal conditioning modules?
Yes, in general, Dataforth signal conditioning modules are a direct replacement for all Analog Devices signal conditioning modules. e.g. "SCM5B35-xx: Linearized 4-Wire RTD Input Modules" will replace Analog Devices "5B35: Isolated 4 Wire RTD Input Signal Conditioning Module".

Please note that Dataforth signal conditioning modules are RoHS II compliant.

If I purchase a backplane with no CJC, will I still be able to use modules that require the CJC enable jumper to be installed?
Yes. Backplanes with no CJC will still come with the CJC enable installed on the backplane.

Where can I find the MTBF of my module?
Information on MTBF for SCM5B, SCM7B, 8B and DSCA is available on our website. Please see application note AN802 for more details. Application notes can be found under the "Literature" tab on the top navigation bar.

How does the load resistance of a module affect the noise at the output?
Noise at the output of a module is independent of load resistance.

What does "Response time, 90% span" mean on the datasheet for my module?
Normally, a response time figure refers to how quickly a module's output can "respond" to a change in the input signal. "Response time, 90% span" refers to how fast a module can adjust its output when a step signal is applied at the input, where the magnitude of this step input is 90% of the input span of the module.

If the input range of my signal conditioner is -1V to +1V and the output range is 0 to 10V, does this mean that it ignores polarity?
A signal conditioner with these I/O ranges does not mean that the module ignores the polarity of your voltage input. The output of voltage input modules are scaled linearly, meaning an input of -1V would correspond to an output of 0V, an input of 0V would correspond to an output of 5V, an input of +1V would correspond to an output of 10V, and so on.

How do I convert an RMS voltage to its corresponding peak voltage?
To convert an RMS voltage to its corresponding peak voltage, you simply take the RMS voltage value and multiply it by the square root of 2, or roughly 1.414.

For example, 1500Vrms corresponds to a peak voltage of 1500 * 1.414 = 2121 Vp

What does it mean when an input module has for example a 3kHz bandwidth?
A 3kHz bandwidth on an input module means it can accept voltages from DC to 3000Hz. Any frequency higher than that and the signal will start to be attenuated by the filter at the input.

Is the SCMXPRT-003 DIN rail mountable?
The SCMXPRT-001 has an option for DIN rail mounting (part number: SCMXPRT-001D) but the SCMXPRT-003 does not. Instead, it can be mounted on the SCMXRK-002 which is a 19 inch metal rack for mounting the SCMXPRT-003 as well as various Dataforth backpanels and the SCMXIF interface board.

Due to resource constraints on my computer, I'm unable to open the three dimensional CAD models provided on your website. Does Dataforth provide two demensional CAD models for download as well?
Two dimensional CAD models can be generated upon customer request. Please contact Customer Service for assistance.

Can Dataforth analog modules be used in high vibration environments? If so, what type of testing or certification was completed?
SCM5B, SCM7B, 8B SensorLex, and DSCA modules are well suited for use in high vibration environments. These modules and their associated accessories have undergone testing for random vibration, shock, and swept sine wave vibration. Details of each of these testing methods are provided below:

Random Vibration (Operating):
○ MIL-STD 202G, Method 214A, Condition 1
- Frequency Range: 50-2000Hz, flat spectrum
- Vibration Intensity: 7.56 Grms
- Duration: 10min/axis (X, Y, Z)

Shock (Operating):
○ MIL-STD-810F, Method 516.5
- Pulse Shape: Sawtooth
- Test Level: 30G
- Duration 11ms
- Orientation: +/-X, +/-Y, +/-Z

Swept Sine Vibration (Operating)
○ MIL-STD-810G, Method 514.6, modified
- Frequency Range: 10-2000Hz
- Vibration Intensity: 5Gp-p
- Sweep Rate: 1 octave/min
- Orientation: X, Y, Z

Declaration of conformity for the above-listed tests can be provided upon customer request. Please contact customer service if a copy of the declaration is needed.
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Model NumberInput UnitsInput RangeOutput UnitsOutput RangeBandwidthSensor TypeStatus*Comments
SCM7B34-03-1621
Temp (°C)0C TO +200CV+1V TO +5V3HZ100 OHM PLATINUM RTDPRSame as SCM7B34-03 with 20mA output current
SCM7B34-1366
Temp (°C)0C TO +150CV+1V TO +5V3HZ100 OHM PLATINUM RTD QUaccuracy -/+0.15%max, -/+0.1% typical
SCM7B34-1374
Temp (°C)0C TO +150CV+1V TO +5V3HZ100 OHM PLATINUM RTD QUsame as 7B34-1366
SCM7B34-1416
Temp (°C)-50C TO +150CV0V TO +10V3Hz2 - 3 WIRE RTDQU 
SCM7B34-1500
Temp (°C)-100C TO +200CV0V TO +10V10Hz100 OHM PLATINUM RTD QU 
SCM7B34-1527
Temp (°C)-51C TO +176CV0V TO +5V3Hz200 OHM PLATINUM RTD PR 
SCM7B34-1631
Temp (°F)-300F TO +300FV+1V TO +5V3Hz100 OHM PLATINUM RTD PRMinimum output load 200 Ohm
SCM7B34-1649
Temp (°C)-50C TO +350CV+1V TO +5V3Hz100 OHM PLATINUM RTD PRMinimum output load 200 Ohm
SCM7B34-1693
Temp (°C)0C TO +200CV0V TO +10V3HZ50 OHM PLATINUM RTD PRAlpha = 0.00392
SCM7B34-1756
Temp (°C)-200C to +200CV0V TO +10V3HZ100 OHM PLATINUM RTDPR 
SCM7B34-1796
OHM39 OHM TO 104 OHMV0V TO +10V3HZRESISTANCE INPUTPROutput Voltage is linear with respect to Input Resistance
SCM7B34-1797
OHM78 OHM TO 208 OHMV0V TO +10V3HZRESISTANCE INPUTPROutput Voltage is linear with respect to Input Resistance
* ... Status Codes: PR = Production, PT = Prototypes, QU = Quoted

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