Wireless I/O Signal Bridge, Analog & Digital: VWB2000 Video
The Acromag VWB2000 wireless I/O bridge system provides a simple solution to reproduce an analog, discrete, or Modbus® signal at a remote location. This point-to-point wireless bridge is enclosed in a rugged, weather-tight housing to further meet the demands of industrial installations.
Watch this short AcroMaggie video, highlighting the VWB2000 in brief.
More About the VWB2000 Wireless I/O Signal Bridge
Acromag’s wireless I/O bridge system is both reliable for your application and easy to set up. The system consists of two pre-paired transmitter/receiver units. You can connect analog, discrete, or Modbus inputs to one unit and wirelessly broadcast signal data to the other unit. The receiving unit then recreates the original signal for output to local instrumentation. Install the units in the factory or field – anywhere with 12-28V DC power.
Each wireless unit has one analog I/O channel, four discrete digital I/O channels, and RS-485 Modbus communication. If the primary unit’s channel is an input, the secondary unit’s corresponding channel is an output and vice-versa. Analog voltage input converts to a proportional current output.
Rugged & Cost-effective
VWB2000 wireless transceivers are housed in a rugged, IP68, NEMA 4X painted aluminum enclosure. They are a smart, cost-effective solution for interfacing I/O signals across long distances in a harsh industrial environment. Eliminate the expense and hassles of hard-wiring your instrumentation throughout your facility or across a field. The system has a range of 500 feet indoors at industrial environments, and an outside line-of-sight range of one mile. Both the installation guide and manual offer tips to optimize performance. Certain factors, such as physical obstacles and improper placement, can reduce transmission distances.
The VWB2000 was designed for fast and simple setup; requiring just a few pushes of the front panel buttons. Using Acromag’s free VWB configuration software enables more advanced capabilities when connecting a PC to the unit’s USB port. Additionally, advanced settings include encryption and analog signal calibration.