Plug Sense

The Universal Internet of Things Sensor

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Plug & Sense line allows you to easily deploy Internet of Things networks in an easy and scalable way, ensuring minimum maintenance costs. The platform consists of a robust waterproof enclosure with specific external sockets to connect the sensors, the solar panel, the antenna and even the USB cable in order to reprogram the node. It has been specially designed to be scalable, easy to deploy and maintain.

# End Device
# EU 863-870
# Indoor
# Industrial IoT
# US 902-928


+ Robust waterproof IP65 enclosure
+ Add or change a sensor probe in seconds
+ Solar powered with internal and external panel options
+ Radios available: 802.15.4, 868 MHz, 900 MHz, WiFi, 4G, Sigfox and LoRaWAN
+ Over the air programming (OTAP) of multiple nodes at once (via WiFi or 4G radios)
+ Special holders and brackets ready for installation in street lights and building fronts
+ Graphical and intuitive programming interface Code Generator (coming in 2017)
+ Built-in, 3-axes accelerometer
+ External, contactless reset with magnet
+ External SIM connector for the 4G models
+ Fully certified: CE (Europe), FCC (USA), IC (Canada), ANATEL (Brazil), RCM (Australia), PTCRB (USA, cellular connectivity), AT&T (USA, cellular connectivity)

Technical details

Plug & Sense come with a variety of features in addition to the ones listed above.

Sensor Probes

Sensor probes can be attached easily by just screwing them into the bottom sockets. This allows you to add new sensing capabilities to existing networks in just minutes. In the same way, sensor probes may be easily replaced in order to ensure the lowest maintenance cost of the sensor network.

External and internal Solar Panel

Battery can be recharged using the internal or external solar panel options (common USB-recharging is of course another option).The external solar panel is mounted on a 45º holder which ensures the maximum performance of each outdoor installation. The rechargeable battery has a load of 6600 mAh, what ensures non stop working time during the weeks where the sunlight is lower. A non-rechargeable battery option of extreme load (26 Ah) is also possible for projects where a solar panel can not be used.

Fast deployment

Plug & Sense! counts with holders specially designed for outdoor installations in street-lights and building fronts. Metal cable ties are provided to easily adjust the node to street light posts. Installation can be done in minutes as you only need to tie the cables on the enclosure holders and then to the post. Once the node is secured just press the on button and the node will start automatically to send the data gathered from the sensors to the Gateway.

Connect your industrial devices

Plug & Sense! units are able to connect with the most common industrial communication protocols: RS-232, RS-485, Modbus, 4-20 mA (current loop) and CAN Bus. This feature opens a wide variety of applications for industrial sensing and automation, military, automobile, vehicle tracking or remote factory management.

Please refer to the documentation in the link below for more details.

Plug Sense's Distributors

Internet of Things, Smart Cities and M2M platform provider

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