Monnit WiFi dry contact sensors can be used to detect contact between two wired contact points. This sensor can be used with an external mechanical switch or a contact plate to alert the user via SMS text and/or email when the contacts touch or a switch is triggered.
In order to program the sensor to connect to your wif-fi network, you will need a Wi-Fi programming cable and the free MoWi setup utility. The MoWi setup utility is currently available for Windows® PC's only. Mac and Linux are not currently supported!
* Actual range may vary depending on environment.
** Battery life is affected by reporting frequency (heartbeat), sensor type, Wi-Fi security type, distance from Wi-Fi router and other variables.
Dry Contact Specifications
|Lead Wire Length||1 ft. ( 12 in.)|
|Detection Wires||High Impedance|
|Battery Type||2 Replaceable AA 1.5 V Batteries|
|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 +85°C (-40°F to +185°F)|
|Battery Life||Up to 5 years depending on sensor type, Wi-Fi security, distance from Wi-Fi router, reporting frequency and other variables. (Testing surpassed 90,000 transmissions until battery depletion.)|
|Wi-Fi Security Standards||Open, WEP, WPA, WPA2 Security Standards|
|Wi-Fi Security Programming||Via USB cable (sold separately) and downloadable PC software.|
|Network Settings||Auto DHCP/DNS or Static|
|Data Logging (iMonnit Basic)||On Wi-Fi disruption, unit will log the most recent 50 readings and transmit when Wi-Fi connection is re-established.|
|Data Logging (iMonnit Premiere)||On Wi-Fi disruption, unit can log up to 50,000 readings and transmit when Wi-Fi connection is re-established.|
|Power Consumption||4uA sleep, 35mA active RX, 180mA TX (at +12dBm)|
|Wi-Fi Data Rate||Auto configures to best rate for maximum range.|
|LED Lights||Status / Activity|
|Network Connectivity||Connects to hidden and visible Wi-Fi networks|
|Operating Frequency||802.11 b/g (2.412 - 2.484 GHz)|
|Certifications||FCC ID: T9J-RN171. IC: RSS-210 low-power communication device. CE ID: 0681.|
|Device Range||Up to 100 ft. (Typical to standard Wi-Fi devices)|