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Key Highlights & Features
Product Description
  • 16 x 350Ω load cells
  • AC and DC versions
  • Ethernet and USB host and slave standard
  • 8 set points (option)
  • Analog module with 2 isolated outputs (option)
  • High contrast LED display
  • Three programmable function keys
  • Totalizing, Hold and Peak Hold
  • Lua programmable
  • Embedded web server
  • Diagnostics via Ethernet or rinLINK

The C500 Series is Rinstrum's latest panel mounted industrial process controllers, equipped with modern interfaces and increased accuracy. The C500 Series is the culmination of Rinstrum's 20 years of weighing design experience, bringing together the best of our 5000 Series with the best of our R400 Series.
The C500 Series includes the C520 with a high contrast LED display and 6 keys and the C530 the same unit with no display. The panel mounted C520 uses a standard  DIN cutout and can generally be used as a direct drop-in replacement for the 5000. The C500 is ideal for truck applications through to process control.


USB Host and Slave along with Ethernet are standard - allowing for:
                    - Keyboard, printer, mass storage and serial connections.
                    - Connection back to a PC via USB
                    - Units to be directly networked via Ethernet
The magnetically coupled rinLINK provides a convenient temporary connection to a laptop.

A wide range of accessory modules:
                    - I/O (increased from 4 to 8, active high)
                   - Analog plus I/O
                   - Electrically isolated serial communications options (RS232/RS232, RS232/RS485 and RS485/RS485

Smart Weighing

Smart Weighing  C530

  •  Ideal for DIN rail mounting
  •  Setup via the PC using ViewC500
  •  rinLINK connector on the rear for quick temporary connection to the PC



 ..now that's smart weighing.

Product Downloads
The following files are available for download for the C520/C530. Ensure you select the correct documentation for your unit's software version. Check back regularly for software and other updates.

To download files, please click on a filename below. A save dialogue box should appear allowing you to specify your save location.
If a save dialogue box does not appear, right click on the link and select save target as.


 C500 Brochure C500 Brochure - 2017-04-26 - 3243KB (PDF) file - C500-703 
 C500 compare with 5000 C500 compare with 5000 - 2018-02-22 - 226KB (PDF) file - C500-701-101 
 DataSheet DataSheet - 2018-05-15 - 1998KB (PDF) file - C500-700-150 
 Desk mount Assembly Desk mount Assembly - 2016-10-26 - 2190KB (PDF) file - C500-601 
 Panel Mount Installation Guide Panel Mount Installation Guide - 2017-02-06 - 297KB (PDF) file - C500-602-100 
 Reference Manual Reference Manual - 2017-04-06 - 7252KB (PDF) file - C500-600