Apologies for the fairly basic question - I'm coming at this from a Chem Eng background rather than an electrical one. I have a CRio 9012 controller with a 9265 0-20 mA output module (among others). The power supply to the CRio is 24VDC. I want to use one of the outputs as an input to a Watlow DIN-a-mite power controller, which will in turn drive a 10A/2.5kW heater.
The datasheet for the power controller states that the input command is loop powered linear current, 4-20 mA DC, requiring a current source with 6.5 VDC available. Am I correct to say that I should compare 6.5 VDC to the compliance voltage for this module (12 VDC max), thus this arrangement will work?