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Wireless I/O Radio Kit

Wireless I/O Radio Kit

BM-xx00-RM1K

How many times do you need to get a few points of digital or analog inputs and outputs from point A to point B, but just can’t justify the cost of running the wires? The Radio Kit is a replacement for hardwired I/O that is simple to deploy. The Kit requires no programming to set up – just wire strippers and a screwdriver. There is no communication protocol to interpret.The radios are paired and secured at the factory, so there are no settings or configurations to figure out. It is bi-directional, so digital and analog signals can be sent in both directions between two connected I/O stations. Inputs on one module are simply replicated as outputs on the corresponding module. Our wireless I/O makes use of the unlicensed ISM band at either 868 MHz, 900 MHz, or 2.4 GHz, with both US and International versions available. The radios can send I/O up to 4 miles for the 868 MHz and 2.4 GHz models. Each radio pair can connect up to 16 I/O modules, more than enough for most applications. 

I/O Modules

Analog I/O 0-10 V Module

Analog I/O 4-20 mA Module

Digital/Discrete I/O Module

Architectures

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Features and Benefits

  • Save time and money: Eliminates trenching and running conduit / deploys in minutes
  • Easy to use: No software configuration needed
  • Easy to install: Mounts onto a 35 mm DIN rail without any tools
  • Scalable: Supports a multitude of I/O modules per system. See specs for details.
  • Secure: Factory paired, secure radio system keeps network protected from intrusions
  • Failsafe: User can defines how outputs are failed over when RF or I/O communication is ever lost
  • Reduced wiring: Single power termination per station
  • 863-870 MHz, 902-928 Mhz, or 2.4 GHz License-Free ISM Band Frequency
  • 128-bit AES RF security
  • Controlled local shutdown (ESD) via provided dry contact input

Specifications

Hardware & System

Specification

Description

Maximum Network Capacity²

Max capacity depends on I/O combinationUse power budget calculator http://goo.gl/t67r3k

DIN Rail Mounting Compatibility

35 mm x 7.5 mm DIN Rail

DataRail™ (Included with Radio Kit)

6.1 in / 156 mm - Supports up five (5) I/O modules, other lengths also available

DataRail Mounting Hardware

4-Claw attachment to 35 mm DIN Rail with end terminal bracket

Built-In Mounting Hardware

Spring-loaded clip-on system

Wire Gauge

Solid / Stranded (AWG) 28-12 gauge

Wire Rating

UL: 300 V RMS, 80 °C and 300 V, 105 °CCSA: 300 V RMS, 105 °C

Warranty

2-Year limited

²When using more than a 5-Module Combination per Radio, use the Power Budget Calculator to determine maximum I/O Module capacity.

Radio

Specification

Description

Frequency

863-870 MHz or 2.4 GHz License-Free ISM Band

Antenna Connector Type

SMA (Female Connector)

Default Transmit Speed / Update

1 Second

Turbo Tx Speed Based on Number of I/O Modules

1=100 ms, 2-3=200 ms, 4=250 ms, 5-6=333 ms, 7-11=500 ms, 12-16=1 second

Outdoor / Line of Sight Max Range
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900 MHz: 4 Miles (6.4 Km) / 2.4 GHz: 5.7 Mile (9.2 Km) / 2.4 GHz @10mW: 2500 ft (750 m)

Indoor / Urban Max Range
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900 MHz: 1000 ft (305 m) / 2.4 GHz: 300 ft (90 m) /
 2.4 GHz International: 200 ft (60 m)

Maximum Transmit Power
 (Adjustable by Software)

868 MHz: 14dBm (25 mW) / 2.4 GHz:18 dBm (63 mW) / 2.4 GHz International: 10 dBm (10 mW)

Receiver Sensitivity

868 - 900 MHz: -101 dBm / 2.4 GHz: -100 dBm

Spread Spectrum

868 - 900 MHz: FHSS / 2.4 GHz DSSS

RF Security

128-bit AES

Physical

Specification

Description

Supply Voltage Range

9 to 30 VDC (± 5 %)

Power Consumption

35 mA @ 12V AVG (10% Duty Cycle)

Kit Packaging Dimensions (WxHxD)

5.5 x 10.1 x 2.8 in / 140 x 257 x 72 mm

Net Dimensions

0.7 x 3.9 x 4.5 in / 17.5 x 99 x 114 mm

Kit Packaging Weight

1.3 lbs / 590 g

Net Weight (Single Radio)

0.3 lbs / 136 g

RF Link Alarm Digital Output

10-Second RF Timeout Trigger (NPN) - User Selectable

I/O Link Alarm Digital Output

I/O Mismatch, Bus or Module Failure (NPN)

RF Link Diagnostics (Left LED)

Green = RF Traffic / Yellow = RF Link Fail

I/O Link Diagnostics (Right LED)

Green = I/O OK, Modules Detected / Red = I/O Link Fail

Reverse Polarity Protection

Yes

Advanced User Interface Features

Test RSSI, Tx Power Adjustment, Force Local Output(s),Set FailSafe Parameters, and Additional Diagnostics

Certifications

CE Mark 297.86 kB Last Modified 10/07/2015
CSA Mark 110.83 kB Last Modified 05/21/2015
Country Approval - Australia 1.04 MB Last Modified 10/20/2015
Country Approval - Colombia 653.42 kB Last Modified 10/19/2016
Country Approval - India 339.37 kB Last Modified 06/25/2015
Country Approval - Kuwait 166.04 kB Last Modified 05/21/2015
Country Approval - Mexico 64.91 kB Last Modified 10/07/2015
Country Approval - Qatar 92.12 kB Last Modified 05/21/2015
Country Approval - Saudi Arabia 400.04 kB Last Modified 05/21/2015
Country Approval - United Arab Emirates 62.09 kB Last Modified 05/21/2015