Monnit wireless light meters measure the intensity of light in lux (luminescence/unit area), from 0 – 1000 lux (indoor range). Perfect for light sensitive applications like museum and art gallery light monitoring. User customization allows you to set the frequency of readings and the ability to set thresholds for notifications and alerts by SMS text, email or voice call from the system.
The standard version of this sensor is powered by two replaceable 1.5 V AA sized batteries (included with purchase). This sensor is also available with a line power option. The line powered version of this sensor has a barrel power connector allowing it to be powered by a standard 3.0 - 3.6 V power supply (Included with Line Power option upgrade). The line powered version also uses two standard 1.5 V AA batteries as backup for uninterrupted operation in the event of line power outage.
Power options must be selected at time of purchase, as the internal hardware of the sensor must be changed to support the selected power requirements.
* Actual range may vary depending on environment.
** Battery life is determined by sensor reporting frequency and other variables.
LUX Sensor Specifications
|Sensing Technology||High Sensitivity Photodiode|
|Peak Wavelength||580 nm|
|Maximum Reverse Voltage||6 V|
|Maximum Power Dissipation||40 mW|
|Maximum Light Current||500 uA|
|Maximum Dark Current||0.3 uA|
|Maximum Rise Time||8.5 ms|
|Maximum Fall Time||8.5 ms|
|Maximum Operating Temperature Range||-30°C to +85°C|
|Measurement Range||0 - 1,000 LUX|
|Battery Type||2 Replaceable AA 1.5 V Batteries|
|Dimension||4.375 in x 2.470 in x 1.12 in|
|Sensing Element||2.0 - 3.6 V (2 x AA 1.5V Batteries or Optional Power Supply)|
|Device Range||250 - 300 ft. non-line-of-sight device range*|
|Battery Life||At 1 hour heartbeat setting, included AA batteries will typically last 3-4 Years. **|
|Max Operating Temperature Using AA Alkaline||-18°C to 55°C (0°F to 130°F)|
|Max Operating Temperature Using AA Lithium||-40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F)|
|Optimal Battery Operating Temperature||+10°C to +50°C (+50°F to +122°F)|
868 MHz Specifications
|Operating Frequency||868 MHz Operating Frequency|
|Certifications||CE Certified and Complies with CISPR 22:2008-09 / EN 55022:2010 - Class B and ETSI EN 300 220-2 V2.4.1 (2012-05)|