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Things You May Not Know About Hart

All Hart smart devices have valuable data for improving plant operation every second of every day.

Hart devices are real-time data servers with two simultaneous communication channels on the same wire:

• 4-20mA analog channel for fast

data transfer of primary variable control signal.

• Hart digital channel for real-time device status, diagnostics, multi-variable process information.

Real-time connection to both communication channels unlocks the value of intelligent device information and secures control loop integrity.

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