SIEMENS SITRANS LR560 Radar Level Transmitter


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Siemens SITRANS LR560: A cutting-edge 2-wire, 78 GHz FMCW radar level transmitter engineered for continuous monitoring of solids and liquids with an impressive range of up to 100 meters (328 feet). With its plug-and-play performance, the LR560 is ideal for most solids applications and long-range liquid applications, even those with extreme dust and high temperatures up to 200 ºC (392 ºF). Its unique design allows for safe and straightforward programming using the Intrinsically Safe handheld programmer without the need to open the instrument’s lid.


Equipped with an optional graphical local display interface (LDI), the LR560 enhances setup and operation with an intuitive Quick Start Wizard and echo profile display for diagnostic support. Startup is seamless with the Quick Start wizard, requiring only a few parameters for basic operation.

Capable of measuring practically any solids material to a range of 100 meters (328 feet), the SITRANS LR560 ensures accurate and reliable level monitoring in various industrial applications.

  • Rugged stainless steel design for industrial applications
  • 78 GHz high frequency provides very narrow beam, virtually no mounting nozzle noise, and optimal reflection from sloped solids
  • Aimer option to direct beam to area of interest, such as draw point of cone
  • Lens antenna is highly resistant to product buildup
  •  Air purge connection is included for self-cleaning of extremely sticky solids
  • Local display interface (LDI) allows local programming and diagnostics

Product Data Sheet – Siemen SITRANS LR560 Radar Level Transmitter

Operation Manual – Siemen SITRANS LR560 Radar Level Transmitter


Application Radar Level Transmitter

(Measuring Range)

Minimum Measuring Range:

400 mm (15.75 inch) from sensor reference point

Maximum Measuring Range:

40 m (131 ft) version

100 m (328 ft) version

Output 4 … 20 mA
Measuring Accuracy 5 mm (0.2 inch)
Operating conditions Dependent on Configuration
Degree of Protection Type 4X/NEMA 4X, Type 6/NEMA 6, IP68
Weight 3.15 kg (6.94 lb) including 3 inch flange
Electrical Connections 2 x M20 x 1.5 or 2 x ½” NPT
Explosion Protection IECEx (Dependent on Configuration)
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