Active gauges are self-contained pressure measurement devices, needing no external gauge controls. Each gauge contains a transducer plus the circuitry necessary to drive the transducer and interpret its signals into pressure data.Vacuum Measurement Catalog (.pdf, 585KB)
Varian offers many transducer technologies to fit a wide variety of vacuum applications. The selection of an appropiate vacuum gauge for a particular application depends upon many factors. Some of the factors that should be considered are:
In order to supply power to, and get readings from, a vacuum gauge transducer, you must have a gauge controller, unless you are using Varian all-in-one Active Gauges.
Varian, Inc. offers a variety of gauge controllers, from the simple Model 801 Thermocouple Gauge Controller to the versatile and powerful Multi-Gauge.
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