CONLAB Pty Ltd has announced the availability of iWireless RTU that uses the latest ZigBee wireless protocol.
The iWireless family combines traditional remote analogue and digital functions of Modbus RTU with built-in wireless connectivity at an attractive price.
The ZigBee wireless RTU can serve as a standard Modbus slave RTU in a radio based SCADA system or as a Peer-to-Peer I/O transceiver.
The iWireless family is configurable via easy to use GUI software utility. The wireless RTU can have either internal or external antenna.
Digital inputs can also be used as frequency counters. Analogue inputs and outputs have 12bits resolution.
Model RT12-2222 includes: 2Ain, 2Aout, 2Din and 2Dout. Model RT12-0044 includes:4Din and 4Dout. Power consumption is typical 50mA@24Vdc.
There are numerous potential wireless applications for the iWireless RTUs: tank level monitoring, waste water monitoring and control, pump control, PLC wireless I/O extension, remote sensing, water metering and much more.