Vaisala RFL100 VaiNet wireless CO2 Data Logger

Features

  • RFL100 CO2 data loggers use an external power supply with lithium battery backup (22 hours)
  • Measurements are traceable to SI units (NIST USA, MIKES Finland, or equivalent) or ISO/IEC 17025 accredited calibration laboratories
  • Probe mounting accessories for incubator interiors make installation simple and easy
  • RFL100 data loggers include the local display of conditions
  • With CO2 % data recorded in the RFL100 data loggers, GMP251 probe calibration information is available in viewLinc
  • GMP251 probes feature a wide operating temperature range, high accuracy, and superior stability
  • Optional heat-resistant cables withstand heat sterilization cycles
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Dpstar is a leading supplier of environmental measurement sensors for temperature, relative humidity, pressure, dew point, CO2, and other environmental condition monitoring for industrial process application and research. Since the ’90s, we earned a reputation as a trusted partner to our clients through our commitment and dedication. We are an authorized distributor and supplier of measuring sensors solutions from renowned manufacturers Vaisala. Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Building on 80 years of experience, Vaisala provides observations for a better world. Vaisala is a reliable partner for customers around the world, offering a comprehensive range of innovative observation and measurement products and services.

The Vaisala RFL series CO2 Data Logger uses Vaisala’s LoRa® based VaiNet wireless technology to monitor CO2 levels in incubators and chambers. Each RFL100 data logger can communicate over 100 meters indoors, making network access simpler and saving time and costs. These data loggers securely communicate with viewLinc, Vaisala’s software for continuous monitoring, providing alarming, real-time trend data, and compliance reports for GxP regulations. The wireless RFL100 data loggers connect to viewLinc through Vaisala AP10 Network Access points. They combine reliable wireless connectivity with Vaisala’s high-performance GMP251 carbon dioxide probes. Setup is easy, with options for CO2 percentage only, CO2 percentage with temperature, or CO2 percentage with temperature and relative humidity.

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Key Benefits

Secure, Long-range Wireless

Vaisala RFL100 data loggers are wirelessly networked using VaiNet access points: AP10 that supports up to 32 data loggers, saving on installation costs. Data are encrypted to ensure against eavesdropping, data tampering, and transfer errors. Vaisala RFL100 data loggers connect to viewLinc easily without local configuration and all communications are encrypted then verified by the system before being stored to viewLinc’s secure database, ensuring data integrity and security.

Powerful Signal, No amplifiers
VaiNet deployment is fast, eliminating the need for expensive Ethernet connectivity for each data logger. With a simple network topology; no repeaters, signal boosters, or mesh networking devices are required. Vaisala RFL100 data loggers communicate over 100 m (328 ft.) indoors without the aid of signal amplifiers. VaiNet uses a low-frequency signal that provides high penetration through common obstacles.

Three Measurement Options, Easy Probe Mounting
Ideal for incubators, measurement options include CO2% only, CO2% with temperature, or CO2% with temperature and humidity. To ensure secure probe positioning inside incubators, probe-mounting accessories are available. Choose optional heat-resistant probe cables to simplify heat sterilization processes.

Specification

Wireless
Networking standards Vaisala VaiNet
Modulation LoRa™ chirp spread spectrum modulation
Output power 13 dBm (20 mW)
Antenna Internal
Typical range (indoors) At least 100 m (approx. 330 ft)
Range with line-of-sight Over 500 m (1640 ft)
Frequency bands 868 MHz, 915 MHz, 920 MHz, and 922 MHz
Memory
Sample capacity 30 days (43200 samples per channel)
Memory type Non-volatile EEPROM
Memory mode Ring buer (FIFO)
Sampling rate Sampling rate
General
Compatible probes GMP251, HMP110, HMP110T, HMP115, HMP115T, TMP115
Batteries 2 × AA sized, 1.5 V (LR6 or FR6)
Operation time on battery power at 20 °C (68 °F)
RH and T measurement in any probe combination 18 months
CO2  measurement Typically 12 hours with lithium batteries
Compatibility Requirements
Item Required minimum version(s)
viewLinc version viewLinc Enterprise Server 5.0
Dual T probe support using Probe Splitter M8 accessory • RFL100 firmware 1.2.0
• AP10 firmware 3.0
• viewLinc Enterprise Server 5.0.2
CO2 measurement using Probe Splitter M8/M12 accessory and external power • RFL100 firmware 1.4.0
• RFL100 hardware manufactured after July 2021
• AP10 firmware 4.0 and hardware revision G
• viewLinc Enterprise Server 5.1
Operating Environment
Storage temperature −40 … +60 °C (−40 … +140 °F)
Operating humidity 0 … 100 %RH, non‑condensing
IP rating IP54
IP rating with external power supply IP20
Operating Temperature 1)
with alkaline batteries +2 … +60 °C (+35.6 … +140 °F)
with lithium batteries −20 … +60 °C (−4 … +140 °F)
with external power supply 0 … +60 °C (+32 … +140 °F)
1) Verify operating temperature specification when using third party batteries and power supplies.
Compliance
EMC compatibility IEC/EN 61326‑1, industrial environment
Electrical safety IEC/EN 61010‑1
868 MHz model
EU directives and regulations RoHS Directive (2011/65/EU) amended by 2015/863
Radio Equipment Directive, RED (2014/53/EU)
Radio standards and approvals ETSI EN 300 220-2
ETSI EN 301 489-1
ICASA No: TA 2020-7761
IMDA No: DB105576
TRA No: 67584/18
Serbia: И005 21
Compliance marks AAA, CE, UKCA
915 MHz model
Radio standards and approvals Anatel ID: 04761-19-12322
AS/NZS 4268
FCC ID: 2AO39-RFL100A
IC ID: 23830-RFL100A
NOM ID: 1901C00493
Compliance marks ANATEL, China RoHS, NOM, NYCE, RCM
920 MHz model
Radio standards and approvals MIC ID: 012-200007
Compliance marks GITEKI
922 MHz model
Radio standards and approvals NCC ID: CCAP21LP1240T3
Compliance marks NCC
Mechanical Specifications
Housing color White
Mounting methods Screws, cable ties, hook, or magnetic mounting bracket (optional accessory)
Probe interface 4-pin female M8 connector
Service port USB 2.0 with micro-USB connector
Dimensions (H × W × D) with HMP115 probe
Without mounting bracket 158 × 62 × 31 mm (6.22 × 2.4 × 1.22 in)
With mounting bracket 186 × 68 × 36.5 mm (7.32 × 2.68 × 1.44 in)
Weight
With batteries (2 pcs alkaline) and HMP115 probe 190 g (6.7 oz)
With batteries (2 pcs alkaline), HMP115 probe, and magnetic mounting bracket 254 g (8.96 oz)
Materials
Housing PC/ABS blend
Display window PMMA (acrylic)
Sealings TPE
Requirements For External Power Supply
Output voltage 5 V DC
Output power Min. 1 W
Output connector Micro-USB
Certifications and approvals • Certified to IEC 62368-1
• Approved for use in your country

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