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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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  • ELPRO 915U-2

    915U-2 Wireless Mesh Networking I/O & Gateway

    The ELPRO 915U-2 Wireless Mesh Networking I/O and Gateway is a multiple I/O node. It extends communications to sensors and actuators in local, remote, or difficult to reach locations. The ELPRO 915U-2 is capable of providing IP-based mesh networking across sprawling industrial environments typical of industrial applications because of its long range, license-free 900MHz wireless transceiver

    Capable of ad-hoc mesh networking, roaming and discovery, as well as deterministic mesh, the 915U-2 can serve as an end node, routing node or network gateway. Scalable to thousands of nodes, Gather-ScatterTM and Block Mapping technology offers the efficient utilization of network resources and eases integration into complex monitoring and control systems. Integrated Modbus server capability allows further I/O expansion through the use of ELPRO 115S Expansion modules.

    Features

    • 902–928 MHz frequency hopping spread spectrum (FHSS) up to 1W RF Power
    • 869 MHz wideband up to 500 mW for Europe
    • Self‑healing IP‑based wireless mesh networking
    • Multi‑hop repeater and gateway functionality
    • Gather‑scatter and block mapping
    • Serial client/server/multicast Modbus TCP to RTU gateway
    • Configurable digital, pulse, and analog I/O to 14‑bit resolution
    • 10/100Base‑T IEEE 802.3 Ethernet • Secure 256‑bit AES encryption
    • Modbus RTU and TCP support
    • Over‑the‑air network diagnostics and configuration
    • Optional support for logging of register variables & Event logging

    Applications

    • Oil and gas production and distribution
    • Pipeline monitoring and leak detection
    • Mining operations infrastructure
    • Water treatment facilities
    • Water and wastewater systems

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  • 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.

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    Wireless Accessories

    Our wide range of accessories is designed to suit your wireless needs. These include a range from node checker, solar systems, batteries, power, interface modules and more.

  • signal fire gateway stick

    Gateway Stick

    The Gateway Stick is a rugged and integrated device. It combines a 500mW radio with a high-gain antenna and electronics in a single, easily mounted package. It combats a common problem with radio frequency networks. These networks monitor and also control remote devices over tens or hundreds of square miles. Gateways traditionally have different location requirements for their electronics module and antenna. This also makes it necessary to place them separately.

    Gateway Stick is a revolutionary solution that combines them into one easy-to-install component. Its unique design integrates high-gain, omni-directional antenna and gateway electronics in one place. It is also designed with tough materials made to withstand rugged, outdoor environments.

    Features

    • Optional Ethernet Modbus TCP interface
    • Optional Gateway Output Module
    • RS485 Modbus RTU interface
    • RS232 configuration and debug port
    • Optional remote shutdown programmable control logic, no additional PLC required
    • Stores the most recent readings of all nodes in the network in Modbus format
    • Times out readings from off-line sensors
    • Manages outbound communications
    • Reduces power consumption
    • Mounts with clamps, brackets, or standard electrical/plumbing fittings
    • 500mW radio with high gain antenna
    • Automatically configures as a star or mesh network
    • Class 1 Division 2 (C1D2), Temp Code T5, Groups C&D.  Conforms to ISA 12.12.01 and UL 916, Certified to CSA C22.2 No. 142 and CSA C22.2 No. 213

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  • 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.

  • 105U-G Range Wireless Gateway

    ELPRO’s 105U-G Range Wireless Gateway supports a variety of industrial protocols and can be combined with ELPRO’s 105/505U-I/O and 115S products to create simple to complex I/O and databus networks.multi-hop repeat five times, Using fixed frequency radio bands the 105U-G covers licensed radio channels in most countries.

    Features
    • 150/220/400/869 MHz, 5 mW–5W, 3.6–19.2 kbps radio communications to 35 miles (55 km) with multi-hop repeating
    • Able to connect to similar and dissimilar industrial protocols and vendor devices: master/slave, slave/slave, master/master networks
    • Flexible and secure networking, point to multipoint communications with forward error correction (FEC), data integrity check (CRC) and data encryption
    • Eight configurable digitals onboard I/O with I/O expansion via the ELPRO 115S series products
    • AC/DC/battery power options with UPS battery charger
    • Module diagnostics including read/write of register I/O, reporting of received signal strength indication (RSSI), communications logging and internal measurement of low/normal and battery supply voltages

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  • 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.

     

  • a2 long range node signal fire

    A2 Long Range Node Series

    The SignalFire Remote Sensing System™ is a flexible, adaptive radio networking system that seamlessly integrates analog and digital sensors. A2 Long Range Node Series is self installing and self configuring. It also features up to a 3-mile range. All the installer has to do is set the check-in frequency using a simple rotary switch, record the radio address, and connect the sensor. This system compares very favorably, from a cost perspective, with installed conduit at distances of 100 feet or more.

    It is sensor independent and simple to install and maintain.  It offers a battery life up to 10 years, but depends on the type of sensor and reporting frequency.  This series automatically configures as a star or mesh network and has a rugged design that works best in outdoor environments.  It also includes an option for a solar power package.

    Operating Temp: -40ºF to 185ºF (-40ºC to 85ºC)

    Humidity: 0% – 100% condensing

    Power: 3 X D Lithium battery pack. Field replaceable. Solar and DC input power options available.

    Sensor Power: 12.5 or 18V Jumper selectable for 4-20mA current loop, 1-5V, or HART sensors.

    • Analog and HART sensor power is provided from the system, no need for external sensor power.
    • Modbus requires external sensor power

    Battery Life: 1–10 years depending on the type of sensor and reporting frequency.

    Data Interface: Wireless – available as Modbus registers at Gateway.

    Data Update Rates: User configurable from 5 sec to 2 hours.

    Supported Sensor Interfaces:

    • Analog (4-20mA/1-5V)
    • Digital input
    • HART
    • RS485 Modbus RTU
    • K-Type Thermocouple

    Radio Power: 500 mW

    Antenna Type: External Weather Resistant, Omnidirectional.  Optional N-Connector for remote mounted antenna.

    Receive Sensitivity: -105 dB

    Frequency: 902-928 MHz License Free ISM Band Compliant with FCC Part 15.

    Range: Up to 3 Miles (Line of Sight)

    Networks: Up to 65,520 separate networks.

    Enclosure: Aluminum, NEMA 4X Rated

    Internal Diagnostics: Battery voltage, signal strength, error conditions.

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  • signal fire pressure scout

    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.

  • flow totalizer with display

    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

     

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  • 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.

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