1218 Electronic Tank Gauge

SKU: US106538700


The Morrison 1218 electronic tank gauge series monitors and displays the liquid level and/or volume of product stored in 1 to 4 aboveground storage tanks. The tank sensor utilizes a mechanical float to monitor the tank liquid level and electronically converts the tank level to display on the system console located within 1000’ of the tank sensor.

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System Console Features

  • 4.3” diagonal color LCD display (480×272 pixels) with auto LED backlight adjustment
  • System console displays liquid volume level in horizontal, rectangular, or vertical tanks
  • Level units: feet and inches or centimeters (resolution to 1/10 of an inch)
  • Volume units: gallons or liters
  • Visual and audible alarm indication when alarm condition is activated
  • 2 output relays—3 Amps @ 240 VAC
  • Simple push to test or acknowledge alarm button
  • USB port functionality—software updates and download event logs
  • Configuration setup via Ethernet PC connection, Ethernet Network connection, or manually at console
  • NEMA 4X indoor/outdoor weather protected, lockable enclosure
  • Optional remote secondary console with operational functionality


Tank Sensor Features

  • 25’ and 50’ models available for use with system console
  • 2 dry contact, intrinsically safe inputs available in tank sensor for additional simple switch inputs
  • 25’ tank sensor accuracy +/- 0.3”; 50’ tank sensor accuracy +/- 0.6”


Configuration Options

  • User defined tank identifications, alarm levels, and input alarm labels
  • Up to 4 programmable liquid level alarm set points per tank
  • Audible alarm ON/OFF and Auto-Silence ON/OFF is programmable by input channel
  • Output relays programmable as normally activated or normally deactivated and for desired alarm activations
  • Email address book supports email and SMS/text message alarm and status notifications
  • Sloped tank and manifold tank functionality available for specific parameters
  • Heartbeat power indicator is user selectable


Network Connectivity

  • Ethernet port connection (RJ-45 connector)
  • TCP/IP configured with static IP address or dynamically using DHCP and local host name
  • HTTPS secure web-based interface with system console for remote viewing
  • Multiple display system consoles can be networked by utilizing Ethernet functionality


Business Management System Connectivity

  • Modbus RTU and TCP interface configuration



  • System stores an event log (up to 1,000 events) and creates a downloadable report
  • Event log can be downloaded via network Ethernet connection or via USB port inside system console



  • Operating temperature Range: -40°F to 140°F (-40°C to 60°C)
  • Humidity: 0% to 95% non-condensing
  • System console dimensions (H x W x D): 9⅜” x 7⅞” x 4⅝”
  • 100-240 VAC +/- 10%, 50/60 Hz


Materials of Construction

  • Tank sensor body: Passivated aluminum
  • Cable and float: Stainless steel cable and float
  • Console enclosure: Polyester fiberglass



UL/cUL 913; UL/cUL 508; Listing for Tank Monitoring Equipment for Ordinary Location with Hazardous Location Intrinsically Safe Input Circuits for Class I, Division 1, Group D; Florida DEP EQ-872

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