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SC-IRDA CS I/O to Infrared Interface

Overview

The SC-IRDA is an infrared device that allows a PDA handheld to communicate with a datalogger without opening the enclosure door. Typically this interface is placed in a compression fitting that has been added to the side of an enclosure. The SC-IRDA infrared sensor is sealed against moisture allowing it to withstand exposure to rain and snow.

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Benefits and Features

  • Allows PDA handheld to communicate with a datalogger
  • Transmits at a distance of up to 8 inches

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Detailed Description

The SC-IRDA allows a PDA to communicate with a datalogger housed inside an environmental enclosure without opening the enclosure's door. Typically this infrared device is placed in a compression fitting that has been added to the side of an enclosure. The SC-IRDA is sealed against moisture allowing it to withstand exposure to rain or snow.

Specifications

Power Supplied by datalogger 5 V (on CS I/O port)
Typical Current Drain
  • 0.17 mA (standby)
  • 6.2 mA (active)
Baud Rate
  • 9600 (default)
  • Rates up to 19200 selectable via software.
Communication Range Up to 20 cm (8 in.) with typical lighting
Acceptance Angle 30º
Communication Standard Communication conforms to the IRDA low-power SIR standards (specifications as supported by most Palm PCs and laptops)
PDA Handheld Requirements Must have an IRDA sensor and an infrared chipset compatible with the SC-IRDA.
CE Compliance Complies with EMC standard EN61326:1996.

Compatibility

Datalogger Considerations

Compatible Contemporary Dataloggers

CR200(X) Series CR800/CR850 CR1000 CR3000 CR9000X

Compatible Retired Dataloggers

CR500 CR510 CR10 CR10X 21X CR23X CR9000 CR5000 CR7X