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CD42 T-SERIES TRANSMITTERS VS TRAXALL X-SERIES

The charts below illustrate the benefits of many of the new X-Series transmitter family compared to the older T-Series transmitters that you may be familar with.

 

GREEN  specifications are the same or better.
RED       specifications are not as good.

 

CD42-T1A and CD42-T1B vs Similarly-Sized TRAXALL Transmitters

Feature

CD42-T1A / CD42-T1B

X200-2AA

X200-3AA

X300-3C

X300-4C

Recommended Diameters

8" - 28"

6" - 24"

8" - 28"

8" - 28"

12" and larger

Photo / Link

Stainless Steel Transmitter the CD42-T1A - pressure on/off switch availableCDI's most durable transmitter the CD42-T1

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X200-2AA-Thumb.png

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X200-3AA-Thumb.png

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X300-3C-Thumb.png

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X300-4C-Thumb.png

Length

10.19” [259mm]

11.00 [279mm]

5.00” [127mm]

7.07” [179mm]

7.74” [196mm]

9.61” [244mm]

Diameter

2.00” [51mm]
3.00” [76mm]

1.125” [28.5mm]

1.125 [28.5mm]

1.74” [44mm]

1.74” [44mm]

Pressure

2,500psi [172 bar]

2,500psi [172 bar]*

2,500psi [172 bar]*

2,500psi [172 bar]*

2,500psi [172 bar]*

Range (Alkaline)

45’ [13.7m]

37’ [11.3m]

49’ [14.9m]

62’ [18.9m]

67’ [20.4m]

Range (Lithium)

65' [19.8m]

42' [12.8m]

56' [17.1m]

75' [22.98m]

83' [25.3m]

Run Time (Pulse)

500 hrs

500 hrs

500 hrs

1,000 hrs

1,000 hrs

Run Time (Constant)

125 hrs

188 hrs

188 hrs

288 hrs

288 hrs

Available in ATEX

No

Soon

Soon

Yes

Yes

Programmable Patterns

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Programmable Frequencies

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Pressure Activation Available

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Battery Cell Count

6

2

3

3

4

* Titanium Version to 7,500 psi [517 bar] available.

CD42-T3 vs Similarly-Sized TRAXALL Transmitters

Feature

CD42-T3

X100-4N

X100-5N

X200-2AA

X200-3AA

Recommended Diameters

2" - 8"

6" - 12"

6" - 14"

6" - 24"

8" - 28"

Photo / Link

Small Pig Tracking Transmitter

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X100-4N-Thumb.png

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X100-5N-Thumb.png

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X200-2AA-Thumb.png

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X200-3AA-Thumb.png

Length

6.3” [160mm]

5.7" [145mm]

6.9" [175mm]

5.00” [127mm]

7.07” [179mm]

Diameter

0.875" [22.2mm]

0.995" [25.3mm]

0.995" [25.3mm]

1.125” [28.5mm]

1.125 [28.5mm]

Pressure

2,500psi [172 bar]

2,500psi [172 bar]*

2,500psi [172 bar]*

2,500psi [172 bar]*

2,500psi [172 bar]*

Range (Alkaline)

30' [9.1m]
(T3 Lithium Only)

28' [8.5m]

30' [9.1m]

37' [11.3m]

49' [14.9m]

Range (Lithium)

30' [9.1m]

(T3 Lithium Only)

28' [8.5m]

30' [9.1m]

42' [12.8m]

56' [17.1m]

Run Time (Pulse)

110 hrs

16 hrs**

16 hrs**

500 hrs

500 hrs

Run Time (Constant)

N/A

5 hrs**

5 hrs**

188 hrs

188 hrs

Available in ATEX

No

Soon

Soon

Soon

Soon

Programmable Patterns

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Programmable Frequencies

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Pressure Activation Available

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

* Titanium Version to 7,500 psi [517 bar] available.

CD42-T4 vs Similarly-Sized TRAXALL Transmitters

Feature

CD42-T4

X100-1N

X100-2N

X100-3N

X100-4N

X100-5N

X200-2AA

X200-3AA

Recommended Diameters

2" - 8"

2" - 8"

3" - 10"

4" - 12"

6" - 12"

6" - 14"

6" - 24"

8" - 28"

Photo / Link

Smallest Pig Tracking Transmitter

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X100-1N-Thumb.png

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X100-2N-Thumb.png

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X100-3N-Thumb.png

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X100-4N-Thumb.png

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X100-5N-Thumb.png

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X200-2AA-Thumb.png

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X200-3AA-Thumb.png

Length

3.0"
[76mm]

1.96"
[50mm]

3.35"
[49.7mm]

4.53"
[115mm]

5.7"
[145mm]

6.9"
[175mm]

5.00”
[127mm]

7.07”
[179mm]

Diameter

1.375"
[35mm]

0.995"
[25.3mm]

0.995"
[25.3mm]

0.995"
[25.3mm]

0.995"
[25.3mm]

0.995"
[25.3mm]

1.125”
[28.5mm]

1.125
[28.5mm]

Pressure

2,500psi
[172 bar]

2,500psi
[172 bar]*

2,500psi
[172 bar]*

2,500psi
[172 bar]*

2,500psi
[172 bar]*

2,500psi
[172 bar]*

2,500psi
[172 bar]*

2,500psi
[172 bar]*

Range (Alkaline)

23' [7m]

22' [6.7m]

24' [7.3m]

26' [7.9m]

28' [8.5m]

30' [9.1m]

37' [11m]

49' [15m]

Range (Lithium)

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

42’ [12.8m]

56’ [17.1m]

Run Time (Pulse)

65 hrs

16 hrs**

16 hrs**

16 hrs**

16 hrs**

16 hrs**

500 hrs

500 hrs

Run Time (Constant)

N/A

5 hrs**

5 hrs**

5 hrs**

5 hrs**

5 hrs**

188 hrs

188 hrs

Available in ATEX

No

No

Soon

Soon

Soon

Soon

Soon

Soon

Programmable Patterns

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Programmable Frequencies

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Pressure Activation Available

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

* Titanium Version to 7,500 psi [517 bar] available.

** Battery life is worse case and is user-configurable through control of power output and pulse rate. See our FieldLink Configurator page for more information.

CD42-T2 vs Similarly-Sized TRAXALL Transmitters

Feature

CD42-T2

X300-5C

X400-4D

X400-5D

Recommended Diameters

30" and larger

14" and larger

14" and larger

16" and larger

Photo / Link

Powerful long life batteries in the CD42-T2 transmitter

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X300-5C-Thumb.png

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X400-4D-Thumb.png

http://www.pigging.com/images/Galleries/X-Series/X400-5D-Thumb.png

Length

12.85” [326mm]

11.5" [293mm]

11.5” [291mm]

13.83” [351mm]

Diameter

4.375” [111mm]

1.74" [44mm]

2.5" [63.5mm]

2.5" [63.5mm]

Pressure

2,500psi [172 bar]

2,500psi [172 bar]*

2,500psi [172 bar]*

2,500psi [172 bar]*

Range (Alkaline)

92' [28m]

74' [22.6m]

75' [22.9m]

77' [23.5]

Range (Lithium)

99' [30.2m]

91' [27.7m]

99' [30.2m]

110' [33.5m]

Run Time (Pulse)

375 hrs

1000 hrs

1344 hrs

1344 hrs

Run Time (Constant)

100 hrs

288 hrs

336 hrs

336 hrs

Available in ATEX

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Programmable Patterns

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Programmable Frequencies

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Pressure Activation Available

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

* Titanium Version to 7,500 psi [517 bar] available.