RKI Instruments

RKI Beacon 800 Eight Channel Fixed System Gas Detection Controller

Ships in 6 - 8 weeks


The Beacon 800 from RKI Instruments is a flexible control system for up to eight points of gas detection. The Beacon 800 can be powered by either 24 VDC or 85-264 VAC and accepts up to eight separate 4-20 mA sensor transmitters. The transmitters can be either two or three wire. The Beacon 800 control unit displays all sensor information simultaneously on the easy-to-read backlit screens. The housing itself is NEMA 4X rated for either indoor or outdoor use and comes with a wall mount installation kit.

Applications: Petrochemical plants, Refineries, Water & wastewater treatment pants, Pulp & paper mills, Gas, telephone, & electric utilities, Parking garages, Manufacturing facilities, Steel, Automotive, HVAC

Key Features:

  • Up to 8 separate channels
  • Displays all 8 channels simultaneously
  • Compact, weatherproof, NEMA 4X enclosure
  • 85 to 264 VAC or 24 VDC operation
  • Long life sensors (2+ years typical)
  • Accepts any 4-20 mA transmitter
  • Audible alarm with reset button
  • Two programmable alarm levels per channel
  • Common alarm and fail relays
  • Relay rating 3 amps, form C
  • Microprocessor controlled

ORDERING INFORMATION: When ordering a Beacon 800 system please specify the following components:

  1. Controller
  2. Detector Assembly (up to 8):

This controller does NOT work with direct sensors. All sensors connected to the Beacon 800 must use a 4-20 mA transmitter. If you have any questions please call Customer Service at 800-829-9580.


  • Fixed system pricing is for equipment only and does not include factory start-up or training. Please contact Customer Service at 800-829-9580 for quotation if factory start-up or training is needed.
  • Please contact Customer Service at 800-829-9580 if you would like assistance with pricing or configuring a system quotation.
  • A calibration test kit is a strongly recommended accessory for all fixed systems.

Specification Sheet: Specification Sheet

Manual: Manual

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Additional Information

Product Weight (lbs.):
Country of Origin:
United States
18.00 LBS
10.00 (in)
8.00 (in)
13.50 (in)
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