RF516 PT100 Wireless Temperature Transmitter

Part No: RF516 (3063424)

£263.50 (ex. VAT)

RF516 PT100 Wireless Temperature Transmitter for precision temperature measurement in RF500 Wireless Monitoring Systems.

Please see below for Configurator Instructions.

  • Integral Thermistor Sensor Range: -30°C to 70°C / -22°F to 158°F
  • External Pt100 Sensor Range: -200°C to 400°C / -328°F to +752°F
  • Scales: °C, °F, K
  • Warranty: 2 Years

Add a Probe + UKAS 

RF516 PT100 Wireless Temperature Transmitter

RF516 Overview

RF516 PT100 Wireless Temperature Transmitter for precision temperature measurement in RF500 Wireless Monitoring Systems.

Integral temperature sensor and connectors for one external Pt100 temperature sensor and an external door sensor.

  • PT100 temperature sensor for precision readings in sensitive applications
  • LCD screen for local temperature display at point of measurement
  • LEDs allow checks of active/alarm indication in situ
  • Selectable scales °C/°F/K
  • BioCote Antimicrobial Protection to inhibit growth of bacteria, mould and fungi providing an extra line of defence in high-risk environments
  • High gain antenna available

For a full list of probes that are compatible with this Transmitter, please view the ‘Accessories’ Tab.


RF516 Probe and UKAS Configurator Instructions

Using the drop down menus above, it is possible to build your RF516 package, by adding the probe you require and then adding UKAS certification at one of our pre-defined temperature ranges.

If you need an option, or temperatures, that is not available as part of this configurator please click here to contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

Battery Change Process

To change the battery in your RF516 Temperature Transmitter simply follow the following steps:


  • If a Meshing Transmitter Remove mains power from the RF516 Temperature Transmitter
  • Undo the battery cover and remove the Lithium C battery
  • Wait for the screen to go off completely
  • Insert the new RFBATT and re-fit the battery cover
  • If a Meshing Transmitter Re-connect the mains power
  • The RF516 Temperature Transmitter should re-connect to the Gateway automatically
  • Dispose of the old battery safely – Note Lithium Batteries should not be disposed of in General Waste


Technical Specifications

Temperature Measurement Range - Integral Thermistor Sensor-30°C to +70°C / -22°F to +158°F
Temperature Measurement Range - External Pt100 Sensor-200°C to +400°C / -328°F to +752°F
Scales°C, °F, K
System Accuracy with Temperature Internal Thermistor (0°C to +70°C)±0.5°C
System Accuracy with Temperature Internal Thermistor Full Range±1°C
Instrument Accuracy - Full Range±0.05°C
System Accuracy - Full Range±0.05°C + Probe Accuracy (Please refer to probe specifications for Accuracy Calculation)
Pt100 Connection Type4-Wire
Pt100 Sensor Drive Current400µA Nominal
Resolution Temperature - Thermistor0.1°C
Resolution Temperature - Pt1000.01°C
Door Sensor7.5 seconds
Storage Temperature-40°C to +85°C
RF Frequency2.4GHz using IEEE 802.15.4
Standard AntennaExternal, removable, Omni directional with pivot. Length: 90mm from pivot
High-Gain Antenna (Optional)Length: 235mm from pivot
Radio RangeTypically 50 metres indoors
Clock Accuracy20ppm (1 minute/month) at 25°C
Logging Memory32000 records
Logging FrequencyProgrammable between 1 minute and 60 minutes
Monitoring Frequency1 Minute
LEDsRed - Warning / Green - Active
Case MaterialOver Moulded food safe clear Polycarbonate with BioCote Antimicrobial Protection
Environmental ProtectionCase enclosure designed to meet IP67 BS EN 60529
Battery TypeReplaceable Lithium 'C' Cell Saft LSH14 Light
Battery LifeUp to 2 years
DimensionsL 84 x W 107mm x D 34mm
Mains PSUOptional Mains PSU Part No RF520
Warranty2 Years

Articles / FAQs

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Returned Transmitters not logging (Unknown Task/Period) 24th March 2015
How do I find a period of Data for a particular Transmitter? 31st March 2015
Transmitter showing Data Readings that are not representative of environment 24th March 2015
Why does my Transmitter flash the antenna symbol three times when Activator used? 18th March 2015
Transmitters show ‘No signal’ 18th November 2014
Batteries only last a few months 18th November 2014
Low battery indication does not clear 18th November 2014
How do I add a new Transmitter to my Gateway? 19th November 2014
How do I change the battery in my Transmitter? 18th November 2014
Door Sensor Alarms Explained 19th November 2014
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RF5xx Transmitter Fault Messages (FAULt) Explained 6th November 2014
RF5xx Transmitter Error Messages (ErrOr) Explained 27th January 2015