Wireless: Data collector, repeater

The new RTR-50 Data Collector from TandD is a USB connected base station with battery powered repeater mode. The RTR-50 base station is connected directly to a PC through the integrated USB port.
By Control Engineering Staff September 6, 2007

The new RTR-50 Data Collector from

TandD

is a USB connected base station with battery powered repeater mode. The RTR-50 base station is connected directly to a PC through the integrated USB port.

The included software supports in-demand functions such as scheduled downloads, real-time monitoring and e-mail alarm notification. The RTR-50 features a repeater mode which is remarkable for a unit of its size and cost. It can be set by software to function as a daisy-chainable repeater that can render wireless range problems a thing of the past.

Compatible with all TandD RTR-5x Series Wireless Data Loggers, the RT-50 System starts with simple single base station/single logger installations. The versatility allows for “Multiple Logger Groups,” “Multiple Relay Paths,” “Addition of Relay Units to Increase Distance,” and the “Addition of Intermediate Logger Groups.”

—Edited by Mark T. Hoske, editor in chief , Control Engineering
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