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RF315M RF Modem
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Repair Yes
Calibration Yes
Free Support Yes

Overview

The RF315M provides the communication interface between a datalogger and a 3400 series Dataradio transceiver.

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Detailed Description

The RF315M provides the communication interface between a datalogger and a radio purchased directly from DRL. It's typically powered with the 5 Vdc provided by the datalogger's CS I/O port. When used at a repeater site, the RF315M is powered by a PS100/A100 combination.

Specifications

Dimensions 11.4 x 16.0 x 22.9 cm (4.5 x 6.3 x 9 in.)
Weight 0.2 kg (0.5 lb)

Compatibility

Note: The following shows notable compatibility information. It is not a comprehensive list of all compatible or incompatible products.

Data Loggers

Product Compatible Note
21X (retired)
CR10 (retired)
CR1000
CR10X (retired)
CR200X (retired)
CR206X (retired)
CR211X (retired)
CR216X (retired)
CR23X (retired)
CR295X (retired)
CR3000
CR500 (retired)
CR5000 (retired)
CR510 (retired)
CR800
CR850
CR9000 (retired)
CR9000X

Additional Compatibility Information

The RF315M is used with radios purchased directly from DRL. Networks can contain a mixture of RF315M modems, RF500M modems, and RF500B base stations. If RF315M modems are used in a network containing RF500M modems or RF500B base stations, then the RF315M modems must use the -TD PROM; the dataloggers must also support PakBus (e.g., CR10X-PB, CR1000).

The RF315M is not compatible with other radios, radio modems, or radio base stations (e.g., RF300, RF310, RF310M, RF310B, P50, RF95(A), RF232(A)).

Radios, Radio Modems, and Radio Base Stations

The RF315M is used with radios purchased directly from DRL. Networks can contain a mixture of RF315M modems, RF500M modems, and RF500B base stations. If RF315M modems are used in a network containing RF500M modems or RF500B base stations, then the RF315M modems must use the -TD PROM; the dataloggers must also support PakBus (e.g., CR10X-PB, CR1000).

The RF315M is not compatible with other radios, radio modems, or radio base stations (e.g., RF300, RF310, RF310M, RF310B, P50, RF95(A), RF232(A)).

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Frequently Asked Questions

Number of FAQs related to RF315M: 3

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  1. Usually, yes. Contact Campbell Scientific for a returned material authorization number (RMA) and instructions for returning the unit for repair. Additional information is available on the Repair and Calibration page.

  2. No. The CR1000KD is designed specifically for use on the CS I/O port of the CR800, CR1000, and CR6 dataloggers. 

  3. If the RF modem has a CS I/O connector, then it should be compatible with the CR10X without the use of an SC932A. Ensure that the RF modem’s firmware is compatible with the CR10X firmware.

    Note: RF modems that are not sold by Campbell Scientific will only interface with a CR10X via an SC932A or an SC105. 

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