8410 Wireless Field Transceiver

The 8410 Wireless Field Transceiver (WFT) provides a complete solution for wireless transmission of tank gauging data from field instruments to a control room system.

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8410 WFT

Proprietary Frequency Hopping
Spread Spectrum (FHSS) technology


Bulk storage applications in refineries, tank farms, terminals and remote facilities


Supports tank gauges, transmitters or devices using RS-232/485 MODBUS communications

AC or DC operation with remote placement of antenna

Meets API and is ATEX approved

Reliable Communications

The 8410 WFT provides simultaneous slave/repeater functionality and line-of-sight transmission up to 20 miles. 900 MHz frequency range cuts through extreme RF background noise. It can be configured for point-to-point or multi-point systems to ensure your tank data never fails to reach the control room.

On Your Tank

Varec offers a wide range of mounting options and antennas to install the 8410 WFT and its antenna in the optimum location, such as on a hand rail, conduit, stand pipe or post.

Simple to install

Technical Specifications

Frequency 900-928 MHz with Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS)
Output 100 mW to 1 Watt with substitution, dynamic key encryption
20 miles, line‐of‐sight
Features 24 VDC out for supplying power to connected devices, such as the Varec 2920 FTT.
Input RS‐232 / 485 / 422 data (software selectable) 1200 to 115.2 KBaud. e.g. MODBUS
3‐wire RTD pass through terminals to connected device
Power Consumption (@ 24VDC) 6 mA in sleep mode
15 mA in idle mode
54 mA in full time receive
250 mA transmit current
Ambient Temperature Range ‐40 °F to +167 °F (‐40 °C to +75 °C)
Approvals NEMA 3, 4, 7 & 9
IP66 (optional)

For complete technical specifications, download the technical document or product manual.

Order Codes

The following options are available for this product.

  • 110/220 VAC 50/60Hz
  • 6-90 VDC & 30-65 VAC
  • RP-SMA
  • “N” Type Female
  • Maxrad - Yagi - 6.4dB Gain, 14" N Female
  • Maxrad - Yagi - 9.0dB Gain, 20.5" N Female
  • Ventech Omni - Unity Gain, 8” RP-SMA
  • Maxrad Omni - Unity Gain, 14" N Female
  • Maxrad Omni - 3dB Gain, 23" N Female
  • Maxrad Omni - 5dB Gain, 48" N Male
  • Maxrad -Omni - 7dB Gain, 96" N Male
  • Note! Yagi Antennas provide increased RF range in one direction. Omni-Directional antenna's provide 360 degree coverage for communication in any direction. Option OU mounts directly to the 8410. All other options require cabling and mounting.

  • None
  • Maxrad Yagi Mount
  • Light Duty Mast Mount for under 30'
  • Light Duty Mast Mount for over 30"
  • Heavy Duty Mast Mount
  • Wall Mount for Antennas over 30" (Two required)
  • None
  • Inline Lightning Arrestor, 2x “N” Type Female Antenna
  • Note! Antenna option 'L' is not compatible with Antenna Connection "S", or Antenna "OU"

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