Magnetek Flex Transmitter Series

Magnetek’s Flex series of wireless controls provides a cost-effective solution to the restrictive use of hardwired  pendants. Flex ex2 and  Base transmitters incorporate  the latest in control technology in a lightweight, comfortably contoured,  yet durable  case.  These flexible and reliable systems are available  with several options to meet the needs of a variety of applications  and  industries.

Rugged Design Combines with Innovative Technology

  • Compact and lightweight design prevents operator fatigue
  • Rugged, tough nylon housing is made to withstand shock; protective cases and accessories available  for harsh  environments
  • Revolutionary I-Chip module makes Flex a universal transmitter that can be programmed in the field
  • Informative LEDs provide diagnostic and system status
  • Designed to minimize power consumption, providing one of the longest life batteries in the industry today – rechargeable NiMH battery pack available
  • Rated NEMA 4, (IP66), sealed to withstand hash, industrial environments

The Flex Base wireless control system provides a cost-effective solution to the restrictive use of hardwired pendants. These durable and rugged radios are ideal for use in lifting applications including chain hoists and small cranes. The ergonomic and lightweight Flex Base is available in 4, 6, 8, and 12 button options, and packaged with our MRX or Flex Base receivers for a complete solution.

FLEXIBLE AND EFFICIENT PERFORMANCE

• Wireless pairing capability allows information and settings to be transferred between two transmitters or a transmitter/receiver system, allowing new systems to begin operating quickly and minimizing spare parts inventory

• Flex Base is equipped with numerous programmable functions to suit most types of applications

• A wide variety of accessories are available to provide additional protection and flexibility

STRONG AND RELIABLE 

• Pushbuttons feature gold-plated contacts and are rated for more than one million press cycles. The defined snap-action steps provide positive tactile feedback even while wearing gloves

• Durable enclosures are made from industrial-strength nylon and fiberglass composite materials

• Two “AA” alkaline batteries provide more than 100 hours of operation. A rechargeable battery kit is also available

• Battery compartment is accessed easily via a thumbscrew; no tools required

• Expected line of site distance rated at 100 meters (300 feet)

SECURE AND DEPENDABLE COMMUNICATIONS APPROVALS

• Advanced microprocessor controls with 32 bit CRC and Hamming Code provide ultra-fast, safe, precise, and error-free encoding and decoding

• Each Flex system has over one million unique identification codes (20 Bit) and never repeats

APPROVALS

EMC: EN 301 489-1 + EN 301 489-3
• R&TTE: EN 300 220-1 V2.3.1 + EN 300 220-2 V2.3.1
• SAFETY: EN 60950:2006 + A1 + A11 + A12
• MACHINERY: EN 60204-32:2008, EN 13557:2003 + A1:2008
EN ISO 13849-1:2008 (PL=d), EN 60529 (IP66)

  • Choose 4, 6, 8, or 12-button style options with two-step control
  • Anti-interference feature automatically switches channels when interference is detected on a channel
  • Specialty models available provide even more control options, including A/B Selector Switch, Tandem Operation, and Receiver Select Operation.

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