Battery-powered DIN-rail-mount wireless transmitter

By Control Engineering Staff March 2, 2006

Adalet Wireless’ DIN-rail-mount industrial wireless-system is now available with a battery powered transmitter option for applications with no available power source. The 1 W wireless transmitter offers a low-cost wireless option with the benefits of battery power for ease of installation and set-up. Users can now monitor application wirelessly with a battery life up to five years. Class I, Division 1 and rugged NEMA 4X versions also available.

Features include:• 1 watt transmit power;• Range: to 3000 ft with no line of sight, 20 miles with line of sight and high gain antenna;• No set up or programming required (factory programmed to specification);• Data transmit interval set at factory from 1-60 sec;• Frequency-hopping spread-spectrum technology;• License-free 902-928 MHz ISM band;• Factory adjustable transmit power from 1 mW to 1 W;• Available inputs: analog, digital, thermocouple, RTD, or pressure; and• Available outputs: RS-232, 4-20mA, and 0-5V.

— Richard Phelps, senior editor, Control Engineering