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Pulse Input - Electronic Switch Sensor

RXW-UCC-900 • RXW-UCC-868 • RXW-UCC-922
 

Compatible with electronic switch closures, such as FET or open-collector outputs, or CMOS-level logic signals.  A complete system requires at least one HOBO RX3000 Remote Monitoring Station, a HOBOnet Wireless Manager (RXMOD-RXW-xxx), and a HOBOnet Wireless SensorHOBOnet Wireless Repeaters (RX-RPTR-xxx) can be added to extend the range.

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Overview

The HOBOnet Wireless Pulse Input Sensor connects to sensors with a pulse output. This sensor is compatible with electronic switch closures, such as FET or open-collector outputs, or CMOS-level logic signals. HOBOnet Wireless Sensors communicate data directly to the HOBO RX3000 weather station or pass data through other wireless sensors back to the central station. They are preconfigured and ready to deploy, and data is accessed through HOBOlink, Onset’s innovative cloud-based software platform.

Highlighted Features

Sensor Features

  • Maximum input frequency 120 Hz (120 pulses per second)
  • Electronic solid-state switch closure or CMOS-level digital output

Wireless Features

  • 900 MHz wireless mesh self-healing technology
  • 450 to 600 meter (1,500 to 2,000 feet) wireless range and up to five hops
  • Up to 50 wireless sensors per RX3000
  • Simple button-push to join the HOBOnet wireless network
  • Onboard memory to ensure no data loss
  • Powered by rechargeable AA batteries and built-in solar panel

In what environment does this sensor operate?

This sensor operates in indoor and outdoor environments.

What measurements does this sensor support?

The RXW-UCC-xxx sensor supports the following measurement: Pulse Input

The HOBOnet Wireless Pulse Input Sensor connects to sensors with a pulse output. This sensor is compatible with electronic switch closures, such as FET or open-collector outputs, or CMOS-level logic signals. HOBOnet Wireless Sensors communicate data directly to the HOBO RX3000 weather station or pass data through other wireless sensors back to the central station. They are preconfigured and ready to deploy, and data is accessed through HOBOlink, Onset’s innovative cloud-based software platform.

Highlighted Features

Sensor Features

  • Maximum input frequency 120 Hz (120 pulses per second)
  • Electronic solid-state switch closure or CMOS-level digital output

Wireless Features

  • 900 MHz wireless mesh self-healing technology
  • 450 to 600 meter (1,500 to 2,000 feet) wireless range and up to five hops
  • Up to 50 wireless sensors per RX3000
  • Simple button-push to join the HOBOnet wireless network
  • Onboard memory to ensure no data loss
  • Powered by rechargeable AA batteries and built-in solar panel

In what environment does this sensor operate?

This sensor operates in indoor and outdoor environments.

What measurements does this sensor support?

The RXW-UCC-xxx sensor supports the following measurement: Pulse Input

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The country of origin for this product is the United States. To see the full specifications for this product, please see our product manual found under the documentation tab if available

Sensor RXW-UCC-xxx
For Electronic Switches
Measurement Input Frequency 120 Hz (120 pulses per second)
Measurement Range 0-65,533 pulses per logging interval
Resolution 1 pulse
Lockout Time 45 µs ±10%
Recommended Input Type Electronic solid state switch closure or CMOS-level digital output (example: FET, opto-FET or open collector)
Preferred Switch State* Active low input
Edge Detection Falling edge, Schmitt Trigger buffer (logic levels: low =2.7 V)
Minimum Pulse Width 1 ms
Input/Output Impedance 100 K?
Open Circuit Input Voltage 3.3 V
Maximum Input Voltage 3.6 V
User Connection 24 AWG wires, 2 leads: white(+), black(-)
Wireless Mote
Operating Temperature Range -25° to 60°C (-13° to 140°F) with rechargeable batteries
-40 to 70°C (-40 to 158°F) with lithium batteries
Radio Power 12.6 mW (+11 dBm) non-adjustable
Transmission Range Reliable connection to 457.2 m (1,500 ft) line of sight at 1.8 m (6 ft) high
Reliable connection to 609.6 m (2,000 ft) line of sight at 3 m (10 ft) high
Wireless Data Standard IEEE 802.15.4
Radio Operating Frequencies RXW-UCC-900 and RXW-UCD-900: 904-924 MHz
RXW-UCC-868 and RXW-UCD-868: 866.5 MHz
RXW-UCC-922 and RXW-UCD-922: 916-924 MHz
Modulation Employed OQPSK (Offset Quadrature Phase Shift Keying)
Data Rate Up to 250 kbps, non-adjustable
Duty Cycle <1%
Maximum Number of Motes 50 motes per one RX Wireless Sensor Network
Battery Type/
Power Source
Two AA 1.2 V rechargeable NiMH batteries powered by built-in solar panel or two AA 1.5 V lithium batteries for operating conditions of -40 to 70°C (-40 to 158°F)
Battery Life With NiMH batteries: Typical 3-5 years when operated in the temperature range -20° to 40°C (-4°F to 104°F) and positioned toward the sun (see Deployment and Mounting), operation outside this range will reduce the battery service life
With lithium batteries: 1 year, typical use
Memory 16 MB
Dimensions Cable length: 6.5 m (21.3 ft.)
Mote: 16.2 x 8.59 x 4.14 cm (6.38 x 3.38 x 1.63 inches)
Weight Cable: 250 g (9 oz)
Mote: 223 g (7.87 oz)
Materials Mote: PCPBT, silicone rubber seal
Environmental Rating Mote: IP67, NEMA 6
Compliance Marks Federal Communication Commission RXW-UCC-900
  CE Compliant RXW-UCC-868
  Australia and New Zealand Complicance RXW-UCC-922
  • Sensor, along with zip ties and screws for mounting.
Documentation for the RXW-UCC-xxx

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