Monnit wireless accelerometers can be used in a host of applications where knowing impact, vibration, inclination, etc. is required.
The ALTA Wireless Accelerometer - G-Force Max/Avg sensor measures the maximum and average g-force values along X, Y and Z axes. A heartbeat can be set to determine how long the sensor will accumulate data for before reporting in. Custom Delta values allow for the user to set thresholds which, when exceeded, will trigger the sensor to report in immediately. Configurable data rates allow for more samples to be collected for every measurement with higher data rates resulting in faster reaction time. The data reported is useful for tracking periodic motion and event detection. There are six operating modes, 2 G, 4 G, or 8G each with an additional mode which employ a High Pass Filter. The data displayed is the g-force on each axis, e.g. –> X: 0.001 Y: 0.031 Z: 1.01. A Re-arm time can be configured such that the sensor will not trigger too quickly after being triggered once.
These accelerometers do not "stream" continuous data. Please reference the data sheet for further information.
* Actual range may vary depending on environment.
** Battery life is determined by sensor reporting frequency and other variables.
|Minimum G Force to Turn On/Wake Up||0.050 g - 0.100 g|
|Current Consumption||6 Hz - 32.4 uA: ~ 4 year lifetime at two hour heartbeat. 12 Hz - 36.2 uA: ~ 4 year lifetime at two hour heartbeat. 50 Hz - 66.5 uA: ~ 2 year lifetime at two hour heartbeat. 100 Hz - 125.6 uA: ~ 1 year lifetime at two hour heartbeat.|
|Sensitivity Range||2 G, 4 G, 8 G|
|Measurement Accuracy||2.5 % (force: X, Y, Z)|
|Minimum G Force to Turn On/Wake Up||0.050–0.100 g|
|Data Rate||6 Hz, 12 Hz, 50 Hz, 100 Hz|
ALTA Industrial Specifications
|Supply Voltage||2.0 - 3.8 VDC|
|Battery Type||Replaceable 3.6V, 1800mAH (single AA sized)|
|Battery Life||At 1 hour heartbeat setting, battery will last up to 10 years.**|
|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|
|Certifications||Complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. (FCC ID: ZTL-G2SC1)
Complies with Industry Canada standards. (IC: 9794A-G2SC1)
|Device Range||Device Range Up to 1,200 ft. non-line-of-sight, wireless device range*|
|Security||Encrypt-RF® (Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange + AES-128 CBC)|