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## How to Compute Electronic Pressure Transmitter Output

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If a standard electronic pressure transmitter has a range of 50 to 250 psig (345 to 1724 kPa gage), and the pressure is 150 psig (1034 kPa gage), what is the output in mA?

A) 4.0 mA
B) 12.0 mA
C) 13.6 mA
D) 50.0 mA
E) None of the above

Here is the method for converting milliamps to English units:

% span mA = % span eng units

(Reading mA– LRV mA)/(Span mA) = % Span

% Span X (Spaneng ) + LRVeng

Act reading mA – 4 ÷ 16 x spaneng + LRVeng = Readingeng