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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.

  • 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.

  • ecom pad-ex tablet

    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.

  • 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

    Learn more about products from ELPRO available from BBP.

  • 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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    Solar Powered Repeater

    The Solar Powered Repeater Node permits extension of the SignalFire Wireless Mesh Network where power is not available. Complete stand-alone system for easy installation.

    Features

    • Automatically configures as part of the SignalFire mesh network
    • Forwards messages from all SignalFire nodes
    • 500mW radio with high gain antenna
    • Optional N-Connector for remote mounted antenna
    • Range up to 3 miles
    • Internal rechargeable battery pack with integrated high efficiency solar charger
    • Solar panel and all mounting hardware/brackets included
    • Rugged design for demanding outdoor industrial environments
    • Simple to install and maintain

    To learn more, click here.

    If you want to view more about the Solar Powered Repeater Node and other products from SignalFire that BBP offers, 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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  • 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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  • Condor Series 415U-2 Long-Range Wireless I/O and Gateway

    The Condor Series I/O Gateway variant improves on the 415U-2 product line by significantly increasing the data throughput to an industry-leading 140kbps at 25kHz channel in licensed applications (with compression). The Condor Series products come in two easy-to-select frequency bands: 340MHz – 400MHz and 400MHz – 480Mhz, up to 10W transmit power, an improved configuration software for seamless network setups, and advanced cybersecurity features that meet the most stringent standards.

    The ELPRO 415U-2 wireless networking I/O and gateway is a multiple I/O node that extends communications to sensors and actuators in local, remote, or difficult to reach locations. Designed with a long range, license or license-free wireless transceiver, the 415U-2 can provide IP-based networking across sprawling industrial environments typical of industrial applications.

    The 415U-2 introduces ELPRO’s newest combined I/O and modem platform that sets the stage for future product developments. This unique capability allows customers to inexpensively gather I/O data from remote locations without the need of a full RTU/PLC. When a remote site does have an RTU, the customer can use a 415U-E Ethernet radio and implement in the same network as the 415U-2 I/O radios to accomplish a seamless solution for connectivity of devices.

    Learn more about products from ELPRO available from BBP.

  • Tilt Scout

    Tilt Scout

    The Tilt Scout is a wireless, solid state inclinometer and measures an angle from horizontal. You have the option to measure with two modes: Hatch detection and Pump Jack detection. The Hatch detection mode enables monitoring of the opening condition (closed, cracked open, opened) of a hatch for environmental/safety concerns. The Pump Jack detection mode detects and reports if it is operating or moving. Where there is a need to detect an angle from horizontal, the Tilt Scout can be applied.

    A 3 Axis Accelerometer constantly monitors the angle and reports it’s status.  When there is a change of state, the 3 Axis Accelerometer will report it.

    The Tilt Scout can be described as rugged and designed for outdoor environments. It also features a long battery life (greater than 5 years) and has up to a 1/2 miles range.

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

    Humidity: NEMA 4X Enclosure

    Resolution: <0.1 degree

    Power: Internal battery pack. Field replaceable.

    Battery Life: Greater than 5 years

    Data Interface: Wireless – available as Modbus registers at Gateway

    Reporting: Will report every 10 minutes or immediately after a state change

    Radio Specifications:
     Power: 40 mW
    • Receive Sensitivity: -109 dB
    • Encryption: AES 128 bit
    • Frequency: 902–928 MHz, FHSS, license-free ISM Band Compliant with FCC Part 15

    Range: Up to 1/2 mile

    Intrinsically Safe: Hazardous Location Certified – Class 1 Division 1 is 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, and click here to learn more about products from Signal Fire available from BBP.

     

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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.

     

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