N1200 - Auto-Adaptive Universal Input PID Controller, 1/16DIN

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N1200 - Auto-Adaptive Universal Input PID Controller, 1/16DIN
N1200 - Auto-Adaptive Universal Input PID Controller, 1/16DIN
N1200 - Auto-Adaptive Universal Input PID Controller, 1/16DIN
N1200 - Auto-Adaptive Universal Input PID Controller, 1/16DIN

N1200 - Auto-Adaptive Universal Input PID Controller, 1/16DIN

Regular price $193.00 Sale SKU:N1200
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UL Recognized Component Marks for Canada and the United States
  • Universal Input - Thermocouple: J, K, T, N, R, S, B, E, Pt100 0-20 mA, 4-20 mA, 0-50 mV, 0-5 Vdc, 0-10 Vdc
  • Ramp and Soak - 20 Profile Programs With 9 Segments Each, with the Ability to be Linked Together for a Total of 180 Segments
  • Two Relays, 4-20 mA and Logic Pulse Control Outputs All Available in the Standard Model
  • Optional Models with 3 Relays
  • Self-tuning of PID Parameters
  • Automatic / Manual Function With “bumpless” Transfer
  • Four Modes of Independents Alarms, with Functions of Minimum, Maximum, Differential (Deviation), Open Sensor and Event
  • Timer Functions that can be Associated to the Alarms
  • Retransmission of Process Variable  or Setpoint in 0-20 mA or 4-20 mA
  • Input for Remote Setpoint
  • Programmable Soft-start
  • Square Root Extraction
  • Password for Parameters Protection
  • Universal Power Supply
  • Optional RS485 Communications

The N1200 process controller was designed for high performance control in the most demanding applications. Its advanced and consolidated Auto-Adaptive PID algorithm ensures fast and highly accurate response in very dynamic processes with complex profiles. N1200 has the fastest sampling rate among competitors, which allows the PID control to actuate with great responsiveness ensuring the correct process dynamics.
Both electronic robustness and anti-flame material enclosure comply with the world-class approvals for industrial devices.

Advanced configuration of all parameters and fine tuning can be easily and quickly achieved via the USB port by using the free-of-charge NOVUS configuration software. Besides the standard parameters settings, N1200 also performs customized ramp and soak temperature profiles by programming up to 20 user-configured recipes or up to 180 segments.

Configuration can be performed either directly on the controller or via the USB interface via the free downloadable QuickTune  or NConfig software. Once connected to USB, the device will be recognized as a serial communication (COM) port operating with Modbus RTU protocol.

Universal Input
The N1200 supports a wide range of thermocouple temperature sensors.  Thermocouples supported are J, K, T, N, R, S, B, and E calibration. Pt100 RTD sensors are also supported as well as voltage and current process signals including  0-20 mA, 4-20 mA, 0-50 mV, 0-5 Vdc, 0-10 Vdc.

Ramp and Soak
This feature allows the creation of Ramp and Soak Setpoint Profiles (Programs). Up to 20 different profiles with 9 segments each can be programmed. Longer profiles of up to 180 segments can be created by linking 2 or more profiles together.

Soft Start
The soft-start feature avoids abrupt variations in the power delivered to the load regardless of the system power demand. This is accomplished by defining a limiting ramp for the control output. The output is allowed to reach maximum value (100 %) only after the time programmed in the soft-start parameter has elapsed. The Soft-start function is generally used in processes that require slow start-up, where the instantaneous application of 100 % of the available power to the load may cause damages to parts of the system.

Analog Retransmission of Setpoint or Process Variable
The analog output, when not used for control purposes, is available for retransmitting the PV and SP values in 0-20 or 4-20 mA. This analog output is electrically isolated from other inputs and outputs.

Remote Setpoint
The N1200 has a remote setpoint feature which allows it to accept an external 0-20 mA or 4-20 mA from another device such as a PLC or computer which can be used to remotely change the N1200's setpoint.

Square Root Extraction
With this feature enabled the controller will display and control a value that corresponds to the square root of the applied input signal. This feature is only available for the  0-20 mA, 4-20 mA, 0-50 mV, 0-5 V and 0-10 V input signals.

Optional RS485 Communications
The N1200 can be ordered with optional RS485 Modbus RTU communications.  This allows the controller to be connected to a digital network as part of a SCADA system.


We offer two free downloadable software programs for the N1200

QuickTune is a free software tool for parameter configuration of NOVUS controllers and indicators. With its clean interface, any lay or advanced user can friendly access and modify all device functions for proper configuration. Designed for easy and quick commissioning, it provides diagnosis and monitoring resources to field technicians. More than a software, QuickTune is a tool. Furthermore, QuickTune offers the main features to meet most users and profile needs in the industry.

FieldChart-Lite is a free software used for monitor and register data acquired from NOVUS products. It generates real time trends and data lists that can be exported in usable formats like a spread sheet. There are two versions available: FieldChart-Lite supports 8 channels.  You can also upgrade to FieldChart which supports 64 channels for an additional fee.

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N1200In Stock Process controller, 2 relays,100 to 240 Vac/dc power
N1200-24VIn Stock Process controller, 2 relays, 12 to 24 Vdc / 24 Vac
N1200-RS485In Stock Process controller, 3 relays, RS485,100 to 240 Vac/dc power
N1200-RS485-24VIn Stock Process controller, 3 relays, 12 to 24 Vdc / 24 Vac


N1200 Universal Input PID Controller


N1200 User Manual
N1200 Communication Protocol Manual
N1200 2D Dimensional Drawings
N1200 Spec. Sheet
Quicktune Configuration Software
FieldChart-Lite Software


J Thermocouple: -110 to 950 °C (-166 to 1742 °F)
K Thermocouple: -150 to 1370 °C (-238 to 2498 °F)
T Thermocouple: -160 to 400 °C (-256 to 752 °F)
N Thermocouple: -270 to 1300 °C (-454 to 2372 °F)
R Thermocouple: -50 to 1760 °C (-58 to 3200 °F)
S Thermocouple: -50 to 1760 °C (-58 to 3200 °F)
B Thermocouple: 400 to 1800 °C (752 to 3272 °F)
E Thermocouple: -90 to 730 °C (-130 to 1346 °F)
Pt100  Range: -200 to 850 °C (-328 to 1562 °F)
Current: 0-20 mA, 4-20 mA
Voltage: 0–50 mV, 0-5 Vdc, 0-10 Vdc

Accuracy of Inputs
Thermocouples J, K, T, E: 0.25 % of the span ±1 °C
Thermocouples N, R, S, B: 0.25 % of the span ±3 °C
Pt100: 0.2 % of the span
4-20 mA, 0-50 mV, 0-5 Vdc, 0-10 Vdc: 0.2 % of the span

Analog Output: 0-20 mA or 4-20 mA, 550Ω max. for control or retransmission of PV and SP

Control Outputs: Two Relays SPST (I/O1 and I/O2): 1.5 A / 240 Vac, Voltage pulse for SSR (I/O5): 10 V max. / 20 mA, optional 3rd Relay SPDT (I/O3): 3 A / 250 Vac,

USB interface: 2.0, CDC class (virtual communications port), Modbus RTU protocol.

Input Resolution: 32767 levels (15 bits)

Display Resolution: 12000 levels (from - 1999 up to 9999)

Reading Rate: up to 55 per second

Input Impedance: 0-50 mV, Pt100 and Thermocouples: >10 MΩ ,0-5 V: >1 MΩ,

4-20 mA: 15 Ω (+2 Vdc @ 20 mA)

Measurement of Pt100: Three wire type, (α=0.00385) with compensation for cable length, excitation current of 0.170 mA.

Dimensions: 48 x 48 x 110 mm (1/16 DIN)

Panel Cutout: 45.5 x 45.5 mm (+0.5 -0.0 mm)

Weight: 150 g

Power Supply: 100 to 240 Vac/dc (±10 %), 50 / 60 Hz

Optional Power: 12 to 24 Vdc / 24 Vac (-10 % / +20 %)

Maximum consumption: 9 VA


Operation Temperature: 5 to 50 °C

Relative Humidity: 80 % max. @ 30 °C, For temperatures above 30 °C, reduce 3 % for each °C

Certifications: CE and UL