Category Archives: Wireless Applications

Cynergy3 IWTTU Series

Industrial Wireless Temperature Transducer – 1/4″NPT

The IWTTU Wireless Temperature Transducer is a cost effective replacement to a traditionally wired temperature transducer that offers the advantages of a low-cost installation in inaccessible and expensive installation environments.

It is easily paired to Sensata Gateways or Receivers – thus offering a “plug and play” solution to your pressure measurement applications.

The instrument uses either J or K type thermocouples or 3-wire RTD sensors fitted to an acetal housing giving excellent media compatibility for the harshest of applications. Compression fittings are available which allow the head to be orientated in the required direction.

Each device is temperature compensated, calibrated and supplied with a traceable serial number.

Features:
• K or J Type Thermocouples
• PT100 RTD Sensors
• 6mm stainless steel sheath
• Up to 500 m line-of-site range (depending on receiver)
• Five year battery life at 10 second transmission update rate
• Simple DIL switch pairing with the single or five channel receiver
• Single, five and multi-channel channel receivers available (up to 128)
• User-selectable transmission update rates
• Analog, digital, RS-232/485, Ethernet & USB receiver outputs
• Receiver clean contacts provide process alarm functions

Applications:
• Simple cable replacement installation – dispense with expensive cable runs
• Environmental monitoring – pumping stations, sewage plants, water treatment
• Facilities management – boiler rooms, plant hydraulics, plant pneumatics
• Asset monitoring – tanks farms, process plants, HVAC and building management
• Service Contract – temporary installation for servicing and field trials

 

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Entrelec M8 / M12 Connector System

Connector System for machine industrial automation and control applications provides a solution for the increasing needs of sensor connections that safely and reliably secure the communication in industrial environments. This connector system also finds applications outside of its traditional industries where a compact reliable connection system with environmental protection is required. TE Connectivity (TE) solution includes an extensive connector range of PCB headers, cable assemblies and I/O boxes, and provides users with an interface that supports higher bandwidth needs – meeting the requirements of up to 10Gb/s.

TE also offers shielded and un-shielded Cat5e and Cat6A cable assembly variants. A predefined offering in length of 1, 3, 5 and 10 meters covers a vast range of customer needs on the market. For rewiring on site a wide range of field serviceable connectors are provided, allowing versatile systems to be quickly and easily established. Additional styles are available on request including alternative mounting arrangements for panel mount connectors and double ended cable assemblies.

TE’s industrial communications products are widespread throughout today’s networked factories, and play a critical role in driving the efficiency of many manufacturing processes. Used extensively in material handling equipment, our industrial communications solutions are also found throughout the automotive
and food and beverage industries, as well as in the many manufacturing applications of industrial robots. With the development of smaller industrial ethernet products, TE’s solutions are also excellent for vision systems, common in security equipment and mail sortation devices.

Applications:
• Machinery
• Factory Automation

TE’s M8/M12 Connector System includes a broad range of straight, angled, LED and multi-position field installable and board connectors that are easily intermateable. Next to cable assemblies for serial and bus communication, TE also offers industrial ethernet patch cables with overmolded X-coded M12 connectors that are available for future proof applications with up to 10 Gb/s data transmission. Customized cable assemblies offer a solution for your specific needs in different lengths, temperatures or flexibility.

When communication simply needs to work in industrial environments, TE’s M8/M12 system and broad industrial communications portfolio offer time-tested reliability that meet industry standards. Whether it is for controllers and sensors or robotics and molding machines, the M8/M12 connector system offers you a solution that is time-saving, error reduced and without the use of tools.

 

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Cynergy3 IWR-USB Series

Wireless to USB Gateway

 

The IWR-USB Gateway provides a link between wireless sensors and any PC with a USB connection.

A free of charge software package allows monitoring and logging of all the sensors in the wireless network via a standard PC.

The IWR-USB saves the time-stamped data collected in a standard .csv file for easy handling by packages such as Microsoft® Excel®.

 

 

 

Features:
• 2.4GHz Wireless to USB Gateway
• Enables easy monitoring of our wireless networks using any PC
• Free of charge monitoring software allows all wireless parameters to be viewed and logged
• Logs data to .csv file

Multiple battery powered sensors transmit data at programmable intervals to a IWR-USB receiver which can then be connected to a standard PC for monitoring and logging the data from the wireless transmitters.  Data from up to 128 parameters can be accessed via the IWR-USB receiver.

 

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Cynergy3 IWR-Port Series

Wireless to Ethernet or RS-232/485 Gateway

The IWR-PORT Ethernet Gateway provides a link between wireless sensors and sensor networks and Industrial Ethernet or RS-232/485 networks.

This allows Sensata wireless transmitters to be incorporated into new or existing Industrial Ethernet or RS-232/485 data monitoring and control networks.

The IWR-PORT can interface with standard 10/100Base-T Ethernet networks giving access to the standard MODBUS TCP protocol, ensuring compatibility with most industrial automation systems. MODBUS RTU is available when an RS-232/485 network is used.

 

Features:
• 2.4GHz Wireless to Comms Gateway
• Enables easy add-on of wireless networks to existing Ethernet or RS-232/485 systems
• Allows remote sensors to be incorporated into an Ethernet or RS-232/485 network without the need for expensive cabling
• Optional analog & digital outputs can be obtained using SCISOSLICE modules

Multiple battery powered sensors transmit data at programmable intervals to an IWR-PORT receiver which can transfer the data onto an Ethernet or RS-232/485 network.

Data from up to 128 nodes can be stored on one IWR-PORT module and up to 16 networks can co-exist together. All parameters are stored as Modbus registers.

 

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Cynergy3 IWR-5 Five Channel Wireless Receiver

The IWR-5 is a five channel receiver designed to pair with the IWPT & IWTT wireless pressure & temperature transducers to form a cost effective replacement of the traditional wired transducers. This offers a low cost solution to inaccessible or expensive installation environments.

The receiver has user selectable voltage or mA outputs corresponding to the calibrated range of the remote Wireless Transducers and 5A rated changeover contacts for alarm functionality.

User channel configuration is possible with the use of the program, IWR-Set, which ensures minimal user set-up time and thus ensures a simple solution to multi-channel pressure & temperature measurement applications. With the standard 0dBI antenna, a line-of-sight range of up to 500 m can be achieved and, using the optional 3dBI antenna, up to 750m (LOS) is achievable.

Features:
• Pairs with the IWPT/U & IWTT/U wireless pressure & temperature transducers
• User-selectable 1-5V or 4-20 mA receiver output
• Clean contact output for process, low battery or loss of signal alarm function
• Simple software or DIL switch pairing with IWPT/U & IWTT/U transmitters
• Up to 500 m range, line-of-sight
• 12 to 32 V dc powered
• End-to-end accuracy of ±0.25% FS BFSL
• LED indication of wireless link
• DIN rail or wall mounting kits available
• Single channel receiver available – see data sheet IWR-1

 

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Johnson Electric Internet of Things (IoT) Switch

 

An innovative IoT Rocker switch is getting traction at Johnson Electric Switch Competence Center in Halver . The next step in switch technology is a smart interconnected product.

Traditional rocker switches that can be found in coffee machines and other appliances and always require human interaction to directly turn them ON and OFF. With this product, our customers have an opportunity to easily replace the current manual switch with the new IoT Rocker switch and convert their appliance into a smart device.

Our innovative solution will maintain the full manual actuation of the rocker switch and at the same time add smart remote functionality. A very important feature is that the physical rocker position follows the remote commands.

Johnson Electric innovations are the solution to bridge the gap between passive applications and controller driven smart home appliances.

Typical Applications in the Smart Appliances Segment:
• Small appliances (coffee machines, vacuum cleaners etc.)
• Large appliances (refrigerators, range hoods, ovens etc
• Wearables and augmented reality.
• Remote control or monitoring industry equipment

 

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Cynergy3 IWR-1 Single Channel Wireless Receiver

The IWR-1 is a single channel receiver designed to pair with any of the Sensata range of IWT wireless transmitters to form a cost-effective replacement of traditional wired transducers. This offers a low cost solution to inaccessible or expensive installation environment.

The receiver has a user selectable voltage or mA output corresponding to the calibrated range of the remote Wireless Transducer and 5A rated changeover contacts for alarm functionality.

User configuration is possible, however the single channel transmitter/ receiver combination is designed to work ‘out of the box’ offering a simple plug and play solution to remote measurement applications. With the standard 0dBI antenna, a line-of-sight range of up to 500 m can be achieved and, using the optional 3dBI antenna, up to 750m (LOS) is achievable.

Features:
• Pairs with the IWT range of wireless transmitters
• User-selectable 1-5V or 4-20 mA receiver output
• Clean contact output for process, low battery or loss of signal alarm function
• Simple DIL switch pairing with the IWT transmitters
• Up to 500 m range, line-of-sight
• 12 to 32 V dc powered
• End-to-end accuracy of ±0.25% FS BFSL
• LED indication of wireless link
• DIN rail or wall mounting kits available
• Five channel receiver available – see data sheet IWR-5

 

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Cynergy3 IWPTU Series – Industrial Wireless Pressure Transducer

The IWPTU Wireless Pressure Transducer is a cost effective replacement to a traditionally wired pressure transducer that offers the advantages of a low-cost installation in inaccessible and expensive installation environments.

It is easily paired to the compatible IWR family of single- or five-channel wireless receivers thus offering a “plug and play” solution to your pressure measurement applications.

The instrument uses a piezo-resistive ceramic sensor mounted within a 316 stainless steel housing giving excellent media compatibility for the harshest of applications.

The IWPT sensor can be used with either an IWR-1 or IWR-5 receiver. A line-of-sight range of up to 1640 ft is possible depending on the wireless receiver used. (refer to datasheets IWR-1 & IWR-5 for further information)

Each device is temperature compensated, calibrated and supplied with a traceable serial number.

 

Features:
• Suitable for use with liquids and gases
• Pressure ranges from -15 to +5800 psi gauge
• Up to 1640 ft line-of-site range (depending on receiver)
• Piezo-resistive thick film ceramic sensor with stainless steel body
• Five-year battery life at 10 second transmission update rate
• Simple DIL switch pairing with the single or five channel receiver
• Single or five channel receivers available
• User-selectable transmission update rates
• User-selectable 1-5V or 4-20 mA receiver outputs
• Receiver clean contacts provide process alarm functions

Typical Applications Include:
• Simple cable replacement installation – dispense with expensive cable runs
• Environmental monitoring – pumping stations, sewage plants, water treatment
• Facilities management – boiler rooms, plant hydraulics, plant pneumatics
• Asset monitoring – tanks farms, process plants, HVAC and building management
• Service Contract – temporary installation for servicing and field trials

 

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Cynergy3 IWPTL Series – Low Range Industrial Wireless Pressure Transducer

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The IWPTL Wireless Pressure Transducer is a cost effective replacement to a traditionally wired pressure transducer that offers the advantages of a low-cost installation in inaccessible and expensive installation environments.

It is easily paired to the compatible IWR family of single- or five-channel wireless receivers thus offering a “plug and play” solution to your pressure measurement applications.

The instrument uses a piezo-resistive silicon sensor mounted within a 316 stainless steel housing giving excellent media compatibility for the harshest of applications. A swivel adaptor is available which allows the head to be easily aligned to the IWR receiver – see IWPT-SA.

The IWPT sensor can be used with either an IWR-1 or IWR-5 receiver. A line-of-sight range of up to 500 m is possible depending on the wireless receiver used (refer to datasheets IWR-1 & IWR-5 for further information).

Each device is temperature compensated, calibrated and supplied with a traceable serial number.

Features:
• Suitable for liquids and gases
• Pressure ranges from 0-50mbar to 0-1000mbar gauge
• Up to 500 m line-of-site range (depending on receiver)
• Piezo-resistive stainless steel sensor with stainless steel body
• Five-year battery life at 10 second transmission update rate
• Simple DIL switch pairing with the single or five channel receiver
• Single or five channel receivers available
• User-selectable transmission update rates
• User-selectable 1-5V or 4-20 mA receiver outputs
• Receiver clean contacts provide process alarm functions

Typical Applications Include:
• Simple cable replacement installation – dispense with expensive cable runs
• Environmental monitoring – rainwater harvesting, environmental engineering
• Facilities management – boiler rooms, laboratory testing, tank gauging
• Asset monitoring – tanks farms, process plants, HVAC and building management
• Service Contract – temporary installation for servicing and field trials

 

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Cynergy3 IWPTLU Series – Low Range Industrial Wireless Pressure Transducer

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The IWPTLU Wireless Pressure Transducer is a cost effective replacement to a traditionally wired pressure transducer that offers the advantages of a low-cost installation in inaccessible and expensive installation environments.

It is easily paired to the compatible IWR family of single- or five-channel wireless receivers thus offering a “plug and play” solution to your pressure measurement applications.

The instrument uses a piezo-resistive silicon sensor mounted within a 316 stainless steel housing giving excellent media compatibility for the harshest of applications.

The IWPT sensor can be used with either an IWR-1 or IWR-5 receiver. A line-of-sight range of up to 1640 ft is possible depending on the wireless receiver used. (refer to datasheets IWR-1 & IWR-5 for further information)

Each device is temperature compensated, calibrated and supplied with a traceable serial number.

 

Features:
• Suitable for liquids and gases
• Pressure ranges from 0-1psi to 0-15psi gauge/abs
• Up to 1640 ft line-of-site range (depending on receiver)
• Piezo-resistive stainless steel sensor with stainless steel body
• Five-year battery life at 10 second transmission update rate
• Simple DIL switch pairing with the single or five channel receiver
• Single or five channel receivers available
• User-selectable transmission update rates
• User-selectable 1-5V or 4-20 mA receiver outputs
• Receiver clean contacts provide process alarm functions

Typical Applications Include:
• Simple cable replacement installation – dispense with expensive cable runs
• Environmental monitoring – rainwater harvesting, environmental engineering
• Facilities management – boiler rooms, laboratory testing, tank gauging
• Asset monitoring – tanks farms, process plants, HVAC and building management
• Service Contract – temporary installation for servicing and field trials

 

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