X2-CBMC Buoy-Mounted Data Logger
The X2-CBMC is an offshore-ready wireless data logger housed inside a waterproof enclosure with wet-mate connectors for integration with CB-Series data buoys.
Connect to the WQData LIVE datacenter via an internet-connected smartphone, tablet or computer to access sensor data and to view or change settings. No application-specific hardware or software needed.
All connections are made with MCIL/MCBH connectors. This allows for a wet-mate and waterproof connection of environmental sensors.
When connecting via remote telemetry (cellular or Iridium satellite) measurement data streams directly to the WQData LIVE datacenter.
Pressure Relief Valve
The X2-CBMC includes an integrated 10 PSI pressure relief valve to relieve pressure from the outgassing of sealed lead acid (SLA) batteries during deployment.
Five universal sensor ports are compatible with most environmental sensor protocols including SDI-12, RS-232 and RS-485. Sensor splitters are available when more data logger ports are needed.
Buoy Mount Housing
The X2-CBMC is sealed in a watertight enclosure on a CB-Series data well plate. With (5) MCBH-8-MP sensor ports, a pressure relief valve, antenna port and solar panel connector/power port, the X2-CBMC logger is ready for offshore buoy deployments.
Mount: CB-Series buoy data well plate
Material: 316 stainless steel plate with PVC body
Weight: 10.5 lbs.
Dimensions: 13.5" Diameter, 4.4" Height (6" with cell antenna; 8.125" with Iridium antenna)
Power Requirements: 5-16 VDC +/-5% (Reverse polarity protected)
Current Draw (Typical @ 12VDC): Low power sleep: 350uA; Active: 45mA; Cellular transmitting: 300mA; Iridium satellite transmitting: 170mA
Peak Current: Power supply must be able to sustain a 500mA 1-second peak current (@ 12V)
Operating Temperature: -20C to 70°C
User Interface: RS-485 direct to CONNECT Software, WQData LIVE Web Datacenter, buzzer indicator
Data Logging: 256MB microSD card (expandable up to 4GB)
Data Processing: Parameter level polynomial equation adjustment; Basic & Burst Averaging (min, max, standard deviation, and raw data available)
Real Time Clock (RTC): <30sec/month drift1; Auto-sync weekly2; Internal backup battery
Log Interval: User configurable from 1 minute (10 minute default)3; Independent interval per sensor
Transmission Trigger: Time-based; Selective parameter upload option
Sensor Interfaces: SDI-12, RS-232 (3 Channels), RS485
Sensor Power: (3) independent switches from input supply4,5
Built-in Sensors: Temperature (-40C to 85C, 0.1C resolution, ±0.3C accuracy); Humidity (0% to 100%, 0.1% resolution, ±4% accuracy from 5 to 95% RH & -20 to 70C); Battery voltage; System & sensor current
Sensor Ports: (5) MCBH-8-MP for Sensor Interface (RS-232, RS-485, SDI-12, Switched Power, GND)6
Power Port: (1) MCBH-6-FS for Power and Communication (12V Solar In, Power Switch, RS-485 Host, GND)
Telemetry Options: 4G LTE cellular, CAT-M1 cellular, Iridium satellite
Antenna Port: Type N female
1Assumes 25ºC operating temperature
2Requires the X2 to be connected to the internet
3Minimum log interval dependent on sensor limitations and processing time
4Cumulative concurrent current limit of all three channels is 2A
5Logger power supply must be able to support current requirements of sensors
6P0A & P0B share a single RS-232 and power channel. P1A & P1B share a single RS-232 and power channel.
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