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Learn more about wireless telemetry products from manufacturers like SignalFire Wireless, ECOM, and more. The equipment is used in long-distance, outdoor wireless communication applications such as those found in oil and gas, agriculture, forestry, water systems, and the public infrastructure.

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    Pressure Scout

    The Pressure Scout is a Class 1 Division 1 Intrinsically safe system. This system powers integrated pressure sensor and radio for years with an internal battery. It features a rugged design for outdoor environments with an up to 1/2 mile range.

    Additional features include: ½” NPT Process connection standard, extremely low power and long battery life (up to 10 years or more), compact and simple to install and maintain, available in standard pressure ranges and pushbutton or remote zeroing. The data interface is wireless, and you can have up to 65,520 separate networks.

    The Pressure Scout also offers an optional field calibration display. Simply open the Scout cover and plug this display into the configuration port. The display will show the current pressure reading in PSI, Modbus Slave ID, battery voltage and more.

    Operating Temp: -40 to +176°F (-40°C to 80°C)

    Humidity: 0% – 100% condensing

    Enclosure: NEMA 3X rated for outdoor use

    Power: “D” Cell Lithium battery pack. Field replaceable. Class 1 Division 1 certified.

    Battery Life: 1–10+ years depending on reporting frequency. Battery Life Examples: 5-second pressure sample interval with a 1-minute reporting interval = 5 years.  2-minute sample and reporting interval = 10+ years

    Data Interface: Wireless – available as Modbus registers at Gateway

    Report by Exception: Configurable alarm pressure thresholds, pressure sample rate 5 seconds minimum.

    Data Update Rates: User-selectable. 5 seconds to 1 hour, typical.

    Radio Power: 40 mW

    Receive Sensitivity: -109 dB

    Radio Frequency: 902–928 MHz, FHSS, licensefree ISM Band Compliant with FCC Part 15 and Industry Canada

    Range: Up to 1/2 mile

    Networks: Up to 65,520 separate networks

    Intrinsically Safe: Class 1 Division 1, Temp Code T3, Groups C&D. Conforms to UL Std. 913, Certified to Can/CSA Std C22.2 No. 157

    Internal Diagnostics: Battery voltage, signal strength, error conditions

    Download the manual to learn more about its features. You can also view more products from Signal Fire available from BBP here.

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    Sentinel Bracket Kits

    The SignalFire bracket mounting kits provide everything necessary to mount a Sentinel-HART with a Sentinel-Solar to a sensor.

    Kits are available for the following devices: Vega Single Chamber Radar, Yokogawa EJA Series.

     

  • Process Automation Tab-Ex®

    Tab-Ex®

    World´s first Zone 1/21 & DIV 1 tablet computer based on Samsung GALAXY Tab Active. ECOM´s hazardous area tablet, the Tab-Ex®, brings new customer-focused solutions and improved ease of use to mobile workers. Workers in the fields of Oil & Gas, Refining, Chemical, Pharmaceuticals, and other industries with hazardous areas especially. ECOM is launching an entire family of compatible tablets, peripherals, and accessories. These are ideal for use in Zone 1 Division 1, Zone 2 Division 2 and non-hazardous environments worldwide.

    Much easier use with Tab-Ex®

    Lightweight and compact, the Tab-Ex® is suitable for multiple mobile worker roles performing a range of applications. Applications including Asset Surveys, Material Tracking, Operator Rounds, Inspection and Maintenance. The 8“ screen enables standard desktop applications to become mobile in hazardous areas. This allows workers to view and interact with SCADA/DCS systems, enterprise systems (SAP, Maximo), and computer aided design systems.

    Built-in cameras (optional) and full range of wireless capability allowing equipment defects to be captured as inspection and maintenance work is executed, and instantly visible to those who need to diagnose the issue and determine the follow-on actions.

    The Tab-Ex is also compatible with a chest strap that allows you to use the tablet hands-free – to learn more, click here.

    Additional Tab-Ex® features are available here.

  • 245U-E Wireless Ethernet Modem

    The ELPRO 245U-E Wireless Ethernet Modem is a robust, license-free wireless 802.11 standards compliant transceiver capable of high bandwidth communications. Operating at 2.4GHz or 5GHz and up to 400mW, the ELPRO 245U-E is optimized for throughputs of up to 108Mbps which provides robust and secure two-way wireless communications in challenging indoor and outdoor environments typical of industrial monitoring and control applications.

    Capable of operating in Access Point/Client configuration, functioning as a network Bridge/Router, or serving as a Serial Server (RS232/485), the ELPRO 245U-E offers node to node deterministic mesh network repeatability for further range and multiple channel spacing options to increase network scalability. Integrated Modbus server capability allows seamless I/O expansion through the use of ELPRO 115S Expansion modules.

    When used with the 605M-R1 Router, the GPRS modem will network automatically without the need of AT control. The Router can handle communications for up to 50 605M-D1 modems. The Router keeps track of dynamic IP addresses allocated by the GPRS Service and eliminates the need to use expensive static IP allocations.

  • 945U-E Long-Range Ethernet Modem

    The ELPRO 945U-E Long-Range Ethernet Modem is a robust, license-free wireless transceiver capable of long range and high bandwidth communications. Operating at 900MHz and up to 630mW, the 802.11 standards-based ELPRO 945U-E is optimized for throughputs of up to 54Mbps which provides robust and secure two-way wireless communications in challenging outdoor environments typical of industrial monitoring and control applications.

    Capable of operating in Access Point/Client configuration, functioning as a network Bridge/Router, or serving as a Serial Server (RS232/485), the ELPRO 945U-E offers node to node deterministic mesh network repeatability for further range and multiple channel spacing options to increase network scalability. Integrated Modbus server capability allows seamless I/O expansion through the use of ELPRO 115S Expansion modules.

  • ModQ Sentry

    ModQ Sentry

    The ModQ Sentry is a C1D2 Non-Incendive Modbus Flow Totalizer. It features a local display with flow rate, totalizer and modbus settings. It can integrate with industry standard turbine meters. It also features local pushbuttons for configuration. Additional features include: Externally and/or battery powered with auto switch over, Real-Time-Clock with battery backup, 1” female NPT standard swivel coupling with 2 pin connector inductive type turbine meters, Configurable contract hour with real-time clock & battery backup, 32 day built-in local data historian/backup storage, Settable K Factor from local interface, Weathertight rugged enclosure for outdoor operation, Easy to install and maintain, and Configurable volume and time units.

  • Wireless I/O Modules

    Wireless I/O Module

    The SignalFire Wireless I/O Module acts as a wire replacement that replicates analog, as well as digital signals, over a wireless link between a pair of Wireless I/O Modules. The Wireless I/O Module includes 4 analog inputs as well as 4 analog outputs. It also includes 2 digital inputs and 2 relay outputs. Other features include a powerful 300 mW radio with an antenna kit, wide range DC power input, status LEDs, etc. The operating temperature is -40ºC to 65ºC.

    For Point to Point I/O Mirroring Configuration, the analog/digital inputs on one module can be replicated on the other module (and vice versa). This is ideal for stand alone valve control or simple retrofit applications.

    The Standard SignalFire Remote Node Configuration operates as a remote node with a standard SignalFire Gateway.  All IO data is available at the Gateway as Modbus registers. Supports Modbus writes to control the analog and relay outputs. SignalFire node in a SignalFire network, providing longer-range as well as more sophisticated monitoring and control.

    Operating Temp:  -40ºC to 80ºC

    Power:  10-30 VDC (25mA average @12V no relays energized, additional 15mA max for each energized relay, plus any analog output current)

    Analog Inputs:  0-10V max, 0-24 mA max

    Analog Outputs: 0-20 mA, 0-5 Volts

    Digital Inputs:  Dry contact or 30 volts max (push-pull)

    Radio Frequency:  902-928 MHz ISM band, FHSS radio, RP-SMA connector

    Relay Outputs:  2A, 60W

    To view more SignalFire products BBP offers, click here.

  • Signal Fire Ranger Node

    SignalFire Ranger

    The SignalFire Ranger is an IoT (internet of things) cellular transmitter using the latest LTE CAT M1 technology for sensors and fully integrated with SignalFire’s cloud monitoring and alarming services. The Ranger has two (2) digital inputs, one (1) analog input and one (1) relay output. The digital inputs can detect on/off status or frequencies up to 2kHz. The analog input can be set to 1-5Vdc or 4-20mA and powered by the built-in battery pack. The relay output is a single pole double throw capable of loads up to 2A @ 30Vdc. 0.3A @110Vac or 0.5A @ 125Vac

    The Ranger comes complete with the mobile device ready SignalFire cloud interface to monitor, trend and get alarms either by text or email message. In addition, the cloud platform provides for remote configuration and troubleshooting of the Ranger node and its attached sensor(s). It is also possible to turn on/off the relay output from the cloud interface to remotely control pumps, motors, valves

    Operating Temp: -40 to +185°F (-40°C to 85°C)

    Humidity: 0% – 100% condensing

    Power: Four (4) 3.6Vdc D side size Lithium Thionyl Chloride batteries

    Input/Output:
    Standard
    • 1 Latching Relay Output (2A @ 30Vdc; 0.3A @ 110Vac; 0.5A @ 125Vac). Failsafe configurable
    • 2 Digital Inputs report state, total counts,frequency (2kHz max),volume total with K Factor
    • Analog Input (1-5Vdc or 4-20mA) configurable for flow totalizing mode

    Optional Expansion Module (one module possible per RANGER)
    • 2 Additional analog inputs and 1 additional digital input
    • Modbus RTU – RS485 up to 8 slaves, 32 total registers (read/write)

    HART Support: Future

    Data Interface: LTE CAT M1 MQTT w/ SparkPlug B

    Cellular Radio Power: 23dBm

    Antenna Type: LTE w/ Internal GPS

    Attached Analog Sensor: Configurable 13Vdc or 18Vdc

    Enclosure: Industrial polycarbonate UV Rated; IP64

    Safety Rating: Class 1 Division 2 Certified, Groups A, B,C, D. Temperature Code T5. Certified to CSA C22.2 No. 213:2017, Conforms to UL 121201:2017

    Electrical Connection: Pluggable terminal block, 16-30AWG screw terminals

    Local Micro-USB Configuration Port

    Weight: 1 lbs (0.6kg)

    Estimated Monthly Data Usage:
    Check-in interval dependent
    • 30 sec = 54 MB
    • 1 min = 27 MB
    • 5 min = 5.4 MB
    • 15 min = 1.08 MB
    • 60 min = 0.27 MB

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    Pad-Ex®

    Pad-Ex® 01 HR DZ2 redefines what a mobile Full Win tablet PC shall be. Given its level of ruggedness, Pad-Ex® 01 HR DZ2 meets all the environmental requirements. It also supports the 5th generation Intel® Core™ i5 / i7 processor.  The Pad-Ex also provides battery life that lasts up to 7 hours and Windows® 10 / Pro support.

    Combining robust features and a large screen size, superior performance is ideal for field operatives of all sectors. These features complement or even substitute Desktop PC, laptop or wall mounted display.

    There are also accessories for the Pad-Ex that protects the tablet and allows it to be more durable.

    Rugged revolution thin, light and strong.

    Supporting such an ultra compact form factor, Pad-Ex® 01 DZ2 manages to fully meet IP65, 4 feet drop and MIL-STD 81 OG for vibration. With its additional display protection, it offers complete protection against the harsh environment field workers face. It also minimizes burden on their bodies during long hours of work.

    Pad-Ex® 01 DZ2 ensures access is fast and seamless with its 4G / LTE wireless connectivity – enabling users to quickly access the information needed to perform the task at hand. For sites without WiFi or 4G access in the field, Pad-Ex® 01 DZ2 provides up to 256GB of SSD memory to meet your on-board data storage needs. This is backed by an i5, or optional i7 processor to ensure your applications run as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

    To read more about the Pad-Ex, click here, and to learn more about tablets from BBP click here.

  • Signal Fire Sentinel

    Sentinel

    The SignalFire Sentinel wireless node connects to sensors and creates a wireless link between the sensor and a Gateway. This wireless node is intrinsically safe (Class 1, Division 1) and can interface to sensors via a variety of interfaces – Analog (4-20mA/1-5V), Modbus, HART, and Digital Input. The Sentinel has a range of 1/2 mile and is part of the SignalFire mesh network bring wireless connectivity to the oil field. The Sentinel wireless node will power the sensor, take the data, and send the data (via the SignalFire wireless mesh network) to the Gateway where the data is available via a Modbus RTU or TCP interface. This product line is powered by internal lithium batteries. C1D1 solar power option is available for sensors requiring long warm-up times or if an always-on sensor is desired. Sensor data along with diagnostic information is available at the Gateway. Learn more about process automation products available from BBP.

     

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    Flow Totalizer with Display

    The Flow Totalizer with Display is a C1D1 Intrinsically Safe Wireless Flow Totalizer. It features a local display with flow rate, totalizer and diagnostics. Additional features include: integrates with industry standard turbine meters, hazardous location classified for CL1 DIV1 Intrinsically Safe, robust 900mHz authenticated wireless protocol, 0.5 mile range, battery powered electronically optimized for long life (5 years+), real-Time-Clock with battery backup, 1” female NPT standard coupling with 2 pin connector inductive type turbine meters, configurable contract hour with real-time clock & battery backup, 30 day built-in local data historian/backup storage, wireless data interface to SignalFire’s standard protocol, weathertight rugged enclosure for outdoor operation and easy to install and maintain

     

    Learn more about products from Signal Fire available from BBP here.

  • Multi-I/O Stick System

    Multi-I/O Stick System

    The SignalFire Multi-I/O Stick System is designed to connect to a Modbus Stick and provide sophisticated wireless I/O control. The Multi-I/O Stick System is ideal for separator, heater treater, plunger lift and other applications. The Multi I/O Stick Syatem has 8 analog inputs and 6 digital inputs that report on state change and totalizing.  Features also include 2 single pole and 2 double pole relays with direct control as well as programmable pulse control. It also provides an ultra-low operation and an easy to use table driven configuration interface.

    Features

    • 8 Analog inputs.  4-20mA / 1-5V switch selectable (16 bit) with units of measure scaling and threshold monitoring
    • 6 Digital Inputs with report on state change and totalizing
    • 2 Single Pole and 2 Double Pole relays with direct and programmable pulse control
    • Up to 8 units may be daisy chained
    • 6-36VDC input voltage rage.
    • Ultra-low power operation
    • Class 1 Division 2, Temp Code T4, Groups C&D.  Certified to CSA C22.2 No. 213, UL 61010-1, and CSA C22.2#61010-1, Conforms to ANSI/ISA 12.12.01
    • Easy to use table driven configuration interface

    Learn more about products from SignalFire available from BBP here.

     

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