Wi-fi transmitters for harsh, rugged environments
The wSeries Wi-Fi sensors by Newport are designed for demanding industrial applications and harsh outdoor environments. They are powered by batteries or an AC power cable.
Newport's wSeries Wi-Fi transmitters communicate on a standard Wi-Fi network, which is an ideal and economical solution for facilities with an existing Wi-Fi network as well as new installations.
Newport offers Wi-Fi transmitters for analog voltage and current (0-10 V, 4-20 mA), temperature from digital sensors and dual thermocouples, humidity, and barometric pressure.
The Wi-Fi transmitters are powered by batteries or ac. The battery version comes with two alkaline C-Cell batteries that can last for two years depending on the frequency of readings. The ac version comes with a universal ac adapter that operates on any voltage worldwide (110 to 240 V ac) and also includes an alkaline AA backup battery.
The wSeries Wi-Fi sensors are designed for demanding industrial applications and harsh outdoor environments. The electronics are protected in a rugged weatherproof, polycarbonate NEMA4/IP65 rated housing.
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