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ALTA Industrial Wireless Temperature Sensor

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Frequency
900 MHz
Part#
MNS2-9-IN-TS-ST
Temperature Profile
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Certification
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Antenna
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ALTA Industrial wireless temperature sensors use a thermistor to accurately measure temperatures. These sensors are perfect for monitoring ambient temperatures around the sensors physical location. User customization allows you to set the frequency of readings and the ability to set thresholds for alerts via SMS text and/or email.

NIST certified product is available on leaded temperature sensors (select a lead length in order to see available certifications).

Resellers and OEMs call 1-877-561-4555 to order.

Customers looking for a reseller or more information call 1-801-561-5555.

Product Description

ALTA Industrial wireless temperature sensors use a thermistor to accurately measure temperatures. These sensors are perfect for monitoring ambient temperatures around the sensors physical location. User customization allows you to set the frequency of readings and the ability to set thresholds for alerts via SMS text and/or email.

NIST certified product is available on leaded temperature sensors (select a lead length in order to see available certifications).

ALTA - Leading Enterprise Grade "Internet of Things" Solutions

ALTA sensors offer 3 to 4 times the range of standard sensor platforms, extending non-line-of-sight reach to an exceptional 1,000+ feet through walls (12-14 walls typical). Using Frequency-hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) also allows ALTA sensors to have better interference immunity from other wireless devices.

Superior power management provides ALTA sensors with almost twice the battery life of Monnit’s standard wireless sensors.

  • Coin cell sensors typically last 3+ years.
  • AA and Industrial sensors typically last up to 10+ years.
ALTA products employ Monnit's new Encrypt-RF™ Security (256-bit Diffie Hellman key exchange and AES-128 CBC encryption for all sensor data messages), so security is maintained at all communication points from sensor to gateway, gateway to software, then back again.

Integrated on-board data storage allows ALTA sensors to store data messages if communication to a wireless gateway is disrupted (power outage, Internet outage, or out of range). Messages that can’t be delivered will be time-stamped and stored in memory (up to the last 512 messages) until communication with the gateway is restored, at which point the messages will all be transmitted.

Over-the-air updates allow ALTA products to be updated remotely if new fixes or features become available.

Monnit ALTA Industrial Sensors come in an IP65, NEMA 4X, CE rated, sealed, and weatherproof enclosure. They are powered by a single, replaceable, Industrial grade 3.6 V battery (included).

An optional solar powered version is also available. The solar powered version includes a Lithium Iron Phosphate rechargeable battery in conjunction with a solar power cell to keep the battery charged and at optimal capacity. If there is no light present at the solar cell, the battery alone could continue to power the sensor for up to 8-10 years.


Notes: 

If ordering NIST certified temperature sensors orders may take up to 6 weeks to ship.


Product Features

  • Accurate to +/- 1°C (1.8°F).
  • Available with an external temperature probe.

  * Actual range may vary depending on environment.
** Battery life is determined by sensor reporting frequency and other variables.


What does this wireless sensor's data look like in software?

Temperature sensor data view in software

What's in the box?

  • Wireless Sensor
  • Mounting Hardware
  • 3V Industrial Battery (Pre-Installed)
  • SMA Antenna
 

Thermistor Specifications

Sensing Element Thermistor
Thermistor Operating Range -40°C to 125°C
Accuracy @ 25°C +/- 1%
B-Constant (25°C – 50°C) 3380 ± 1%
Permissive Operating Current @ 25°C 0.38 mA
Rated Electric Power @ 25°C 15 mW
Dissipation Constant @ 25°C 1.5mW/°C
Time Constant @ 25°C 7 sec
Resistance @ 25°C 10K ± 1%
 

ALTA Industrial Specifications

Supply Voltage 2.0 - 3.8 VDC
Battery Type Replaceable 3.6V, 1800mAH (single AA sized)
Battery Life Up to 10 Year Battery Life.**
Max Operating Temperature -40° to 85°C (-40° to 185°F)
Optimal Battery Operating Temperature +10°C to +50°C (+50°F to +122°F)
Solar Power Option 3.0 VDC Solar Panel
600 mAH Rechargeable Battery (>2000 Charge Cycles - 80% of Initial Capacity)
Charging Temperature Range: 0° to 45°C (32° to 113°F)
Max Temperature Range: -20° to 60°C (-4° to 140°F)
Enclosure Material IP65, NEMA 4X, CE rated, sealed, weatherproof enclosure
UL Rating UL Listed to UL508-4x specifications (File E194432)
Dimension 3.7 in x 2.32 in x 1.38 in
 

ALTA 900 MHz Specifications

Operating Frequency 900 MHz Operating Frequency
Device Range Up to 1,000 ft. non-line-of-sight, wireless device range*
Security Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange + AES-128 CBC
Certifications Complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. (FCC ID: ZTL-G2SC1)
Complies with Industry Canada standards. (IC: 9794A-G2SC1)
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Suggested Application Uses for This Sensor

  • Warehouse temperature monitoring to avoid frozen fire suppression systems
  • Monitor vacant commercial property temperatures to avoid frozen pipes
  • Summer/winter (vacation) property monitoring for frozen pipes or excessive heat
  • HVAC system monitoring to detect failures or heating / cooling issues
  • Monitor temperature of K9 units (dog collar's and kennel)
  • Art gallery temperature monitoring
  • Heat remediation of bed bugs (extermination)
  • Freezer and cooler temperature monitoring to detect failure and prevent food spoilage
  • Server room temperature monitoring
  • Cadaver storage cooler temperature monitoring
  • Greenhouse temperature monitoring


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