New signal transmission option, LoRa P2P (Peer to Peer), to our environmental monitoring device series is announced.2019/09/06 Aecl
Aecl is dedicated to develop indoor environmental monitoring devices for over a decade. In addtion to RS485, 4-20mA and 0-10V output, a new signal transmission option is now ready to provide more flexible solution to our customer.
Responding to the quick development of IoT market, LoRa P2P (Peer to Peer) is a better solution for long range wireless signal transmission. Please visit our product category " Environmental monitoring" for more deatil product information.
The LoRa version AQD-101 Air Quality display wirelessly measures temperature, Relative humidity (RH), PM2.5 and Carbon dioxide, meanwhile, controls the ventilation devices through three dry contacts which could be specified as temperature, RH, PM2.5 or CO2 to optimize the building efficiency. The 4-in-1 air quality display impresses by its huge, bright and clear 7 segments LED display which allows the passengers in the public space to check the air quality, clock, and calendar information immediately. The wireless air quality display equipped with switchable RS485 interface and LoRa interface which could be easily changed by DIP switches. The LoRa frequency of the AQD-101 Air Quality display will follow the Aecl master gateway and will be adjustable under range 862 ~ 932 MHz. Combining four air quality measurements and three dry contacts in one device makes the 4-in-1 air quality display a cost and effective product. Thanks to the multiple functions, the users could achieve the wireless IAQ measurement and device control simultaneously in one device.
Utilizing the electrochemical oxygen sensing element makes the measurement of AVC-010 oxygen transmitter rather stable and accurate compare to other sensors. Having wireless LoRa communication, the wireless oxygen sensor is more easy to install and reduce the installation cost. The interface of the oxygen transmitter could be set by on board DIP switches into wired RS485 or wireless LoRa and makes the transmitter flexible on the installation. Comparing to other wireless technology, the LoRa communication of oxygen transmitter is in industrial standard Modbus RTU protocol which makes the wireless oxygen transmitter easy to be integrated with the other devices to the wireless network. For applications that require visual indication, the wall mount configuration of the Series AVC-010 can be ordered with an integral LCD display. The O2 transmitter is extensively used to monitor the O2 concentration and acts as the IAQ reference for the setting of the demand-controlled ventilation, in this way, it helps to optimize the building efficiency and decrease the energy consumption. Low level of oxygen would be harmful or even fatal to human body, thus the oxygen transmitter is perfect for household application, offices, indoor parking, basement, library, hospital, shopping mall or confined places to continuously monitor the O2 concentration.
AVC-110 series LoRa CO transmitter is a wireless air quality transmitter for carbon monoxide detection, it is typically used in the LoRa network to wirelessly collect the carbon monoxide data in the ambient air. The LoRa CO transmitter is available with switchable RS485 interface and LoRa interface and the data format is Modbus RTU protocol. Based on the chemical-electro sensing principle, the wireless CO transmitter is appropriate for reliable monitoring of the carbon monoxide concentration in places which might occur high concentration of CO like loading dock, underground parking, basement, garage or boiler room. Out of the LoRa interface, one additional dry contact is provided to activate the ventilation devices to run the air circulation system when the CO concentration is higher than the setting point 50ppm. Besides, it is usually used as the sensor node in the security system or the fire alarm system to alert people of the leakage of the CO gas. Two measurement ranges 0 to 100ppm and 0 to 250ppm are switchable based on user’s application, furthermore, it is also available for high CO measurement range 30 to 1000ppm.
AVC-210 LoRa transmitter is a LoRa sensor node which precisely measures particulate matter 2.5 ranged from 0 to 600 μg/m3. AVC-210 wall mount LoRa transmitter is equipped with switchable RS485 and LoRa interface which makes it flexible for the wired or wireless installation. The embedded state-of-the-art laser scattering PM2.5 sensing element is featured in its high resolution of measuring the airborne particles and its long-term stability. Besides, bright LCD display is optional for the users to read the data on site. The configuration of PM2.5 transmitters is designed for indoor measurement which makes it easy to install and maintenance-free if use in proper environment. The PM2.5 sensor node is used with AUS-401 LoRa gateway to build up the internet of things to achieve the goal of efficient air quality adjustment. Using the Semtech long range low power wireless connectivity, the LoRa communication distance of the LoRa PM2.5 transmitters could achieve 2~5KM in outdoor place.Industrial progress brings the society convenience and comfortable life, however, the air pollution becomes fatal to the human health. The PM2.5 particles can penetrate deeply into the lung, irritate and damage the alveolar wall, and consequently impair lung function. Knowing that the air quality impact much on human health, more and more system integrators or individuals start to combine the PM2.5 sensor node to their BMS system or ventilation system to efficiently monitor and ensure good indoor air quality.
AVC-510 LoRa PM10 wall mounted air quality transmitter adopted microprocessor technology and laser scatter sensing technology to ensure its reliable and stable measurement, in the meantime, shorten the response time ≤ 10sec. It equipped with switchable LoRa and RS485 interface in Modbus RTU protocol which is flexible in either wired or wireless installation. System integrators combine the wireless PM10 sensor node with their building automation system, air-conditioning system or ventilation system to make data analysis and reduce energy consumption. The PM10 transmitter is maintenance-free in normal indoor air quality application. Utilizing the Semtech long range low power wireless connectivity, the LoRa communication distance of the LoRa PM10 transmitters could achieve 2~5KM in outdoor place.PM10 particles could penetrate to human lungs and damage the respiratory system. The advance of the industry progress brings the serious air pollution. In this way, the PM10 sensor nodes are widely deployed in office, commercial building, medical center or hospital to monitor and adjust the indoor air quality.
The AVC-310 series LoRa CO2 transmitter uses novel gold-plated infrared (NDIR) wave-guide technology to ensure its reliable and accurate reading, long-term stability and long life time. The wireless CO2 transmitter is equipped with swappable RS485 and LoRa interface which could be changed via DIP switches. Moreover, one SPDT dry contact output, which could be configured to a user defined CO2 set point, is designed for demand controlled ventilation in smart agriculture or smart building application. Using Semtech long range low power wireless communication technology, the AVC-310 LoRa CO2 Transmitter is used as the reliable sensor node in the LoRa internet of things. Besides, in addition to the standard CO2 measurement range 0 to 2,000 ppm, high level measurement range 0 to 9999 ppm is also optional.Long term exposure under improper CO2 concentration could cause health issue, for example, inflammation, headache, asthma and bone problems. Most system integrators or individual use the CO2 Transmitter together with the BMS system or air-conditioning system to alert people for the change of CO2 level. When the CO2 concentration is higher than the setting point, AVC-310 can trigger the backend alarm or ventilation devices with relay output to make the air circulation work to adjust the indoor air quality.
Using state-of-the-art electro-chemical sensing element, the wall mounted AVC-810 LoRa HCHO transmitter provides reliable and precise formaldehyde gas measurement which ranges from 0 to 3 ppm. Equipped with switchable LoRa and RS485 interface with Modbus RTU protocol, the AVC-810 LoRa formaldehyde transmitter is flexibly used in either wired or wireless installation. Using the low power long range LoRa technology makes the communication distance of the AVC-810 reach 2-5KM. HCHO is a colorless and poisonous gas with an obnoxious odor. It can be emitted from a number of products in the building such as the paint of the furniture. Long term exposure to formaldehyde might increase the chance of getting cancer even at levels too low to cause symptoms. To prevent this the harms which might be caused by HCHO gas, system integrators combine this AVC-810 LoRa HCHO transmitter in their building management system to monitor the data of the HCHO concentration and turn on the ventilation system when the concentration of HCHO is higher than the standard. In this way, the energy consumption of the operation of the ventilation devices could be reduced and the building performance will be optimized simultaneously.
AVC-910 series is a wireless air quality transmitter that wirelessly measures total volatile organic compounds in measurement range 125 to 600ppb. Its built-in MEMS metal oxide sensing element ensures the excellent performance of measurement as well as long term stability. The interface of the LoRa TVOC transmitter could be simply changed into either RS485 or LoRa communication which makes it suitable for both wired and wireless application. The data format of the LoRa TVOC transmitter is industrial standard Modbus which makes it ideal for connecting with most control system or the existing devices. In this way, the wireless TVOC transmitter reduces the cost of process integration and simplifies the relocation and installation. The wall mount TVOC transmitter is available with LCD display for the onsite parameter checking. The LoRa frequency band of the sensor could be adjusted depends on different country from 862 to 932Hz. VOCs are emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids such as building materials and furnishings, office equipment, wood preservatives, cleansers and disinfectants, dry-cleaned clothing or stored fuels and automotive products, etc. Through the continuous monitoring of the total volatile organic compounds, the users can adjust the indoor air quality based on the variation of the TVOC data to reduce the energy consumption of ventilation control. It is widely used in HVAC system, air-conditioning and building management system.
AEC-LX001 Series LoRa lux transmitter is the wireless sensor node for measuring the light intensity in measurement range 0 ~ 9999 Lux. Using state-of-the-art optical sensing element, AEC Series lux meter presents an excellent reproducibility of the brightness in the environment, meanwhile, keeps long-term stability of the measurement. The interface of the LoRa lux transmitter could be switched simply by DIP switches into LoRa or RS485 interface which makes it ideal for either wired or wireless installation. The slight wall mount enclosure and the wireless communication of the LoRa lux transmitter help to reduce the cost of process integration and make the installation faster and easier. The protocol of the illuminance data is industrial standard Modbus RTU which is appropriate for communicating with most building management system and devices. For applications that require visual indication, the wall mount configurations of the Lux transmitter can be ordered with an integral LCD display. Unsuitable brightness could cause negative influence to human’s eyes, besides, brightness is also an important part for plant’s growing. Hence, the lux meter is used in agricultural automation system and BMS system to continuously monitor the brightness for the IAQ data analysis. It is perfect for green house, plant factory, commercial building or museum and etc.
Adopting advanced CMOSens sensing technology, the AHT-503 Series temperature and humidity transmitter is designed as the reliable sensor node of temperature and humidity measurement and usually used with the Aecl AUS-40X gateway to build up the private LoRa network. It is equipped with both wired RS485 and wireless LoRa interface which could be changed by DIP switches, meanwhile, the configuration enables its high flexibility of installation. Particularly, the programmable Modbus RTU protocol makes the AHT-503 transmitter ideal for process integration. The LoRa frequency of the AHT-503 temperature and RH transmitter will follow the Aecl master gateway and will be adjustable under range 862 ~ 932 MHz. Moreover, bright LCD display is optional and 4 types of enclosure are available, include wall mount type, duct mount type, outside Air type and separate type with remote sensing probe. The private LoRa sensor is widely used in the smart agriculture, smart building and smart home by system integrators who plan to implement the wireless network. The LoRa temperature and humidity transmitter have also been calibrated to exhibit excellent temperature and humidity stability.