RF500A Gateway for RF500 Wireless Monitoring System

Part No: RF500A/UK (4902133)

 

The RF500A Gateway for Wireless Monitoring is used to control Comark’s RF500 wireless temperature and humidity monitoring system and to provide an economic and flexible solution to most measurement applications.

  • Monitors Temperature, Humidity and Door Events
  • Full Record-Keeping and Choice of Alarm Notification via Screens, E-Mail, SMS or Voice
  • Multi-User Access via Web Browser – No Software Required
  • Warranty: 2 Years

 

 

Gateway for Wireless Monitoring
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Gateway for Wireless Monitoring

The RF500A Gateway for Wireless Monitoring is used to control Comark’s RF500 wireless temperature and humidity monitoring system and to provide an economic and flexible solution to most measurement applications.

Self-healing network properties, data encryption and automatic data retrieval ensures high data integrity with elimination of data loss.

For details of Transmitters see entries for RF512RF513RF515 and RF516.

  • Solid state memory via two SD cards
  • Automatic backup between the two cards provides additional data protection
  • Monitors temperature, humidity and door events
  • Full record keeping and choice of alarm notification via screens, email, SMS or voice
  • Multi-user access via web browser – no software required
  • Aids HACCP compliance as required by EU Regulation 852/2004
  • An essential component of a 21 CFR Part 11 system

This Product is available in the variants shown below, each comes with a power supply suitable for that region:

  • RF500A (3927739) – UK Version
  • RF500A/EU (3927721) – EU Version
  • RF500A/AUS (4088006) – Australian Version
  • RF500A/USA (3927717) – US Version

Technical Specifications

NameValue
ChannelsUp to 256
TransmittersUp to 64
Storage CapacityUp to 10 years storage
RF Frequency2.4GHz (Using IEEE 802.15.4 physical layer and proprietary application layer)
Centre Frequency2.405 GHz
Bandwidth5MHz
Transmitted Power1mW
Raw Data Rate250 Kbs
Actual Throughput (Estimated)2Kbps
Modulation TechniqueQPSK (Quadrature Phase Shift Keying) with half sine pulse shaping modulation
Spread Spectrum TechniqueDSSS
Operating Range0°C to +40°C / +32°F to +104°F, 10-90% RH non-condensing
Power Adaptor100-240VAC 310mA 50/60Hz
Battery Backup4.3Ah Ni-Mh Rechargeable Battery. Running time approx 1 hour
Power SourcesAC power adaptor, rechargeable NiMh battery
Clock Accuracy4ppm (2 minutes per year)
Relay Outputs (SW1 &SWT)Two individual 2.5mm jack sockets. Contacts: 24Vdc 500mA maximum
Power Consumption12W typical
DimensionsL 225mm x W 150mm x D 40mm
Weight1.3Kg
Default IP Address192.168.25.220
Storage AllocationsBytes per day = 50KB (No Transmitters), 50KB x 30 Transmitters = 1.5MB per Day, 5.475GB over 10 Years
Operating SystemLinux running Apache Server version 1.3.33. Kernel version 2.4.31
Warranty2 Years

Articles / FAQs

NameDate
RF500A QSG – New Features Comark RF500A Version M9 (+) 11th August 2015
Tasking a Transmitter 20th April 2015
What happens to my RF500 System in the event of a power failure? 20th April 2015
How do I set up alarms? 20th April 2015
The MAX, MIN and AVE readings are missing from the Home Page 20th April 2015
There is — instead of readings on the Home Page 20th April 2015
There is -X- instead of readings on the Home Page 20th April 2015
There is a sensor fault message on the Home Page 20th April 2015
There are errors on the page or parts of the page are not being displayed correctly 20th April 2015
When I look at my Transmitter Summary Graph there are unexplained gaps 20th April 2015
I get an error when I try to create a manual back-up 20th April 2015
The login page is visible but I get an unexplained error when I log in. 20th April 2015
How to setup RF500 E-mails and SMS Texts 21st April 2015
How do I change the name of a Probe or Transmitter? 31st March 2015
Setting Time and Date (the Clock) on the Gateway 31st March 2015
My Gateway does not show any Transmitters only the words ‘Set Clock’ 31st March 2015
Printing with RF500 Gateways 31st March 2015
How do I Acknowledge Alarms? 17th June 2015
How do I send a copy of the Hardware Settings to Technical Support? 31st March 2015
How to Sign Historic Data 31st March 2015
When I try to ‘Acknowledge’ or ‘Snooze’ an alarm I get an unexplained error 31st March 2015
Unable to ‘Task’ a Transmitter due to an unexplained error 31st March 2015
My Audit Trail has some corruption 31st March 2015
Where do I find the data from Transmitters that have been removed/replaced? 31st March 2015
Do I have the latest Gateway Software Version installed? 31st March 2015
Does the RF500 Gateway adjust for Daylight Saving Time? 31st March 2015
How do I perform a Task and Data Retrieve? 24th March 2015
Why am I seeing incorrect dates in the Audit Trail? 24th March 2015
Why am I unable to download/create a Manual Back-Up? 24th March 2015
Why is my Audit Trail showing ‘Cipher Host Reset’? 24th March 2015
How do I send a copy of my Audit Trail to Technical Support? 24th March 2015
Why does my Transmitter flash the antenna symbol three times when Activator used? 18th March 2015
How do I turn my RF500A Gateway Device on/off? 27th January 2015
Why does my Gateway data show as ‘—X—X—‘? 19th November 2014
How do I add a new Transmitter to my Gateway? 19th November 2014
My Gateway cannot find a newly added Transmitter 19th November 2014
Why is my Gateway beeping? 19th November 2014
My Gateway isn’t E-Mailing me Notifications 19th November 2014
Cannot Access Gateway / Loss Of Connection To Gateway 18th November 2014
Low battery indicated but battery voltage still showing high level 18th November 2014
Low battery indication does not clear 18th November 2014
Gateway fault conditions explained 18th November 2014
RF500A QSG – Gateway Tabular View/Printable Version for Comark RF500A Issue M9 11th August 2015
What happens to my RF500 System in the event of a mains power failure? 18th November 2014
How do I upgrade the Software of my RF500 Gateway Device? 24th March 2015
How do I reset my RF500 Gateway Device? 16th June 2014