LORD MicroStrain’s WSDA® -Base -102 -LXRS® is a RS232 data gateway which provides easy, reliable sensor data acquisition.

Product Highlights

  • Data acquisition gateway collects synchronized data from scalable networks of wireless sensors
  • Provides seamless communication between the wireless sensor nodes and host computer
  • Quick deployment with RS-232 host computer interface
  • Compatible with all LORD MicroStrain® sensor nodes
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Where to Buy?
U.S. International OEM

  • List Price: $795.00

Wireless Simplicity, Hardwired Reliability

High Performance

  • Node-to-node synchronization up to ±32 microseconds
  • Scalable, long range wireless sensor networks up to 2 km
  • Lossless data throughput under most operating conditions

Ease of Use

  • Easy out-of-the-box installation with data collection in minutes
  • Remotely configure nodes, acquire and view sensor data with SensorConnect
  • Data visualization through web-based SensorCloud™ portal provides quick data navigation and analysil Easy integration via comprehensive SDK

Cost Effective

  • Thousands of sensors managed from a single gateway
  • Out-of-the box wireless sensing solution reduces development and deployment time.
  • Volume discounts

General

Connectivity

RS-232 @ 921,600 bps (all sampling modes), 115,200 (not available in synchronized sampling mode)

Sampling

Supported node sampling modes

Synchronized, low duty cycle, continuous, periodic burst, event-triggered, and datalogging

Synchronization beacon interval

1 Hz beacon provides ± 32 μsec node-to-node synchronization

Synchronization beacon stability

± 3 ppm

Network capacity

Up to 2000 nodes per RF channel (and per gateway) depending on the number of active channels and sampling settings. Refer to the system bandwidth calculator: http://www.microstrain.com/configure-your-system

Operating Parameters

Radio frequency (RF)

transceiver carrier

2.405 to 2.470 GHz direct sequence spread spectrum over 14 channels, license-free worldwide, radiated power programmable from 0 dBm (1 mW) to 16 dBm (39 mW); (low power option available for use outside the U.S.A.- limited to 10 dBm (10 mW)

RF communication protocol

IEEE 802.15.4

Range for bi-directional RF link

70 m to 2 km line of sight with RF power setting

Power source

Screw terminal connector: 3.6 to 13.0 V dc, USB port: 5 V dc standard (power only, no communication)

Power consumption

Idle: 45.7 mA; Eight active node channels operating at 256 Hz low duty cycle: 65.6 mA

Operating temperature

-40 °C to + 85 °C (electronics)

-30 °C to +70 °C (enclosure/antenna)

Physical Specifications

Dimensions

128 mm x 70 mm x 20 mm without antenna

Weight

131 grams

Enclosure material

Black anodized aluminum

Integration

Connectors

Screw terminal blocks, micro-USB (optional power input only, no USB communication)

Communications cable

Pin terminal to DB9

Compatible sensor nodes

All LXRS® sensor nodes, all legacy 2.4 GHz nodes

Firmware

Firmware upgradeable through software interface

Software

SensorCloud™, SensorConnect™, Node Commander®, Windows 7 (or newer)

Software development

Open-source MicroStrain Communications Library (MSCL) with sample code available in C++,Python,and.NET formats (OS and computing platform independent): http://lord-microstrain.github.io/MSCL/

Regulatory compliance

FCC (U.S.), IC (Canada), ROHS

 

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