Wireless Instrument Antenna

$ 225.00

The wireless instrument antenna which can be connected with wired instrument and turns it into the legal wireless sub device and effectively solve the seamless connection of the wireless network

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Description

Wireless instrument Antenna which can be connected with wired instrument and turns it into the legal wireless sub device.  It then effectively solves the seamless connection of the wireless network and wired network. 

Moreover, It provides users a standard analog input interface and can be customized with RS485 communication protocol interface.  This will synchronous data acquisition with other sensors, instruments, equipment, access network, etc.

Industrial Grade

 Also, the Wireless instrument Antenna adopts high performance industrial grade processor, industrial class wireless communication module and integrates nowadays the most popular way of wireless industrial communications:  ZigBee, Wireless HART, the stability of the embedded operating system as software support platform, provide data acquisition monitoring and data transmission function for the user. 

Encryption

In addition, adopting AES-128 encryption algorithm, making the data with strong security and reliability, it has improved the exception handling mechanism, ensured the equipment’s in the field have the most reliable data transmission path.
   

A wireless instrument antenna is a vital component used to transmit and receive signals wirelessly for various instruments such as musical instruments, scientific instruments, and communication devices.  This antenna is designed to be lightweight, portable, and efficient in ensuring reliable communication over long distances without the need for physical connections.

One popular type of wireless instrument antenna is the dipole antenna.  A dipole antenna consists of two conductive elements aligned parallel to each other and equidistant from the center.  This antenna is commonly used due to its simple design and balanced signal transmission and reception.  Dipole antennas can be either omnidirectional or directional, depending on the specific requirements of the instrument.

Loop Antenna

Another type of wireless instrument antenna is the loop antenna.  A loop antenna is a closed loop of conducting material, often in the form of a loop or coil.  Its shape enables it to capture magnetic fields and convert them into electrical signals.  Loop antennas are often used in instruments that require sensitivity to magnetic fields, such as metal detectors or MRI machines.

Patch Antenna

A third type of wireless instrument antenna is the patch antenna.  A patch antenna is a flat, thin, and compact antenna usually affixed to a surface such as a circuit board or the instrument’s body.  These antennas are commonly used in communication devices such as smartphones and tablets due to their small form factor and ease of integration.  Patch antennas can be designed to operate in specific frequency ranges, making them suitable for different wireless communication standards.

Specific Frequencies

Wireless instrument antennas are typically designed to operate in specific frequency ranges depending on the intended application.  Common frequency ranges include radio frequencies (RF), microwave frequencies, and even higher-frequency domains such as millimeter waves for advanced applications.  These antennas are carefully engineered to exhibit desirable characteristics, including impedance matching, gain, directivity, and radiation pattern, to ensure efficient signal transmission and reception.

Transmitters and Receivers

To achieve wireless communication, the instrument antenna must be paired with a compatible receiver or transceiver.  In most cases, the antenna is connected to a transceiver module, which integrates both transmitting and receiving functionalities.  The transceiver module contains circuitry to amplify, filter, and modulate the signals before being transmitted or received by the antenna.  The combination of the antenna and transceiver enables wireless communication by converting electrical signals into electromagnetic waves for transmission, and vice versa for reception.

When utilizing a wireless instrument antenna, it is imperative to consider several factors that can affect its performance.  These factors include antenna placement, orientation, interference from surrounding objects or other wireless devices, and environmental conditions.  For optimal performance, antennas should be positioned in locations with minimal signal obstructions and interference to maximize signal strength and quality.

Intelligent Antennas

Advancements in wireless communication technologies have led to the development of more efficient and intelligent antennas.  For example, smart antennas utilize technologies such as adaptive beamforming and multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) to enhance signal reception and transmission.  These antennas can dynamically steer their radiation pattern and actively suppress interference, allowing for improved signal clarity and increased data throughput.

In conclusion, a wireless instrument antenna is a crucial element in establishing reliable wireless communication for various instruments.  Whether it is a dipole antenna, loop antenna, or patch antenna, these antennas play a vital role in transmitting and receiving signals wirelessly.  By considering factors such as frequency range, antenna design, and environmental conditions, one can maximize the performance of a wireless instrument antenna and ensure optimal wireless communication capabilities.

Advantages of a wireless instrument antenna

Mobility and Convenience

A wireless instrument antenna enables instruments to be used without the constraints of physical cables or connections.  This provides greater mobility, allowing users to move freely and perform without restrictions.

Easy Setup

Since wireless antennas eliminate the need for physical connections, setup becomes quick and straightforward.  Instruments can be connected to compatible transceivers or receivers without the hassle of routing cables or worrying about cable length limitations.

Flexibility

With wireless instrument antennas, instruments can be positioned at optimal locations without the limitations of cable length.  This flexibility allows for optimal signal reception and transmission, resulting in improved performance.

Enhanced Aesthetics

Wireless antennas eliminate the visual clutter of cables, improving the overall aesthetics of an instrument.  This can be particularly beneficial for live performances, presentations, or any situation where a clean and professional appearance is desired.

Reduced Signal Loss

Physical cables can introduce signal loss due to attenuation as the signal travels through the conductor.  Wireless instrument antennas minimize or eliminate this issue, resulting in better signal quality and reliability.

Disadvantages of a wireless instrument antenna

Limited Range

Wireless instrument antennas have a finite range over which they can transmit and receive signals effectively.  The range can vary depending on the specific antenna design, operating frequency, and environmental conditions.  Users must ensure they stay within the range of the antenna to maintain a reliable connection.

Signal Interference

Wireless communication can be susceptible to interference from other devices, such as Wi-Fi networks, Bluetooth devices, or even environmental factors like electromagnetic interference.  These sources of interference can degrade the signal quality and result in intermittent or poor performance.

Power Consumption

Wireless instrument antennas typically require a power source, such as batteries or external power supplies, to operate.  The power consumption of the antenna can vary depending on its design, frequency of use, and range requirements.  Users need to ensure they have sufficient power to support uninterrupted wireless communication.

Setup and Compatibility

While wireless instrument antennas offer convenience, they may require additional setup steps, such as pairing or configuring the antenna with the instrument or transceiver.  Users may also encounter compatibility issues when trying to connect different wireless devices or antennas.

Cost

Wireless instrument antennas can be more expensive compared to their wired counterparts.  The advanced technology and engineering required to ensure efficient wireless communication contribute to the higher cost.  However, as wireless technology becomes more prevalent, the cost of wireless instrument antennas is gradually decreasing.

Overall, the advantages of wireless instrument antennas, such as mobility, convenience, and flexibility, often outweigh the disadvantages.  Nevertheless, users should consider the specific requirements of their instruments, the expected range, and potential sources of interference before opting for wireless communication.

Characteristics of a Wireless Instrument Antenna

  • Support a variety of network topologies such as star, tree, mesh, etc.
  • The system is flexible and reliable, with the mechanism of data alarm priority, data mutation priority, address priority and so on
  • Also, the network has the function of self adaptation, and it can find the best communication path without manual intervention
  • In addition, the Network expansion has the ability to restructure, when the network appears obstacles, it can automatically find the best way to find the best communication path 
  • 2.4GHz universal frequency, can be subdivided into 16 channels
  • Furthermore, with the expansion of frequency hopping technology, unique anti-interference ability to increase the reliability of communication
  • In Conclusion, the wireless communication, without wiring, saving labor and construction costs, and improve efficiency

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Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 12 in

Specifications

 

Product Parameters

Wireless Spectrum

 

ZigBee:ISM(2.4~2.5)GHz(IEEE 802.15.4 DSSS)
Wireless HART:ISM(2.4~2.5)GHz(IEEE 802.15.4 DSSS)

Wireless Authentication

 

Zigbee:FCC ID: MCQ-XBS2C,IC: 1846A-XBS2C
WirelessHART:IEC 62591 HART,GB/T 29910.1~6-2013  HART

Wireless Protocol

Zigbee:Zigbee 2007(Compatible with CNPC’S A11-GRM Communication Protocol )
Wireless HART:IEC62591

Receive Sensitivity

 

ZigBee:-100dBm
Wireless HART:-95dBm

Transmit Power

 

ZigBee:8dBm(6.3mW)
WirelessHART:8dBm(6.3mW)

Communication Distance

ZigBee:300m、800m
WirelessHART:300m、800m  

Network Security

AES-128 encryption algorithm, network authentication and network authorization 
 

Anti-Interference Ability

Automatic frequency hopping 
  

Input Interface

ZigBee:(0~20)mA、(4~20)mA、(0~5)V、RS485、RS232(Support Protocol Customization )

WirelessHART:(4~20)mA、Hart V7

  Power Supply : 10~30VDC

  Whole System Power: < 1W
 
  Environmental Temperature:(-30~70)℃  

  Relative Humidity: <90%

  Atmospheric Pressure:(86~106)kPa

  Protection Grade:  IP65

  Installation:  Bracket, Thread

  Antenna:  Built-in Antenna

  Overall Dimension(mm)

Manual

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