WBCU

The WBCU is equipped with a CPC connector that makes it quick and easy to retrofit aging beacon systems. When deployed in areas with a high level of RF ‘noise’, the 900 MHz Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum technology ensures a strong connection in challenging environments.

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The Wireless Beacon Control Unit (WBCU)is Encom’s simple to integrate and reliable in-cabinet solution for applications requiring scheduled On/Off control functionality. It’s perfect for:

  • commercial vehicle inspection station flashing beacon
  • traffic signal pre-emption systems
  • school zone speed limit or pedestrian flashing beacons

Key Features

  • 900 MHz FHSS integrated radio provides long range wireless connectivity 365-day calendar scheduling
  • Calendars permanently stored in the device allow for autonomous operation
  • Automatic clock synchronization with 2 second tolerance
  • Auto DST and leap year adjustment
  • LED indicator provides visual confirmation of schedule activation
  • Event logging capabilities
  • Historical I/O changes data in any input or output
  • Extra inputs for pedestrian crosswalk push button

Specifications

GENERAL SPECS

Input Power: 6–30 VDC or 120 VAC
Power Consumption: Typical @12 VDC
Repeater = 76 mA
Remote = 12 mA
Operating Temperature: -40˚F to 176˚F (-40˚C to 80˚C),
up to 95% humidity
Enclosure: Milled Aluminum, Black Powder Coat
4″ W x 1.5″ H x 8″ D
Weight: 24 oz.

RADIO SPECIFICATIONS

Technology: Frequency-hopping spread spectrum (FHSS) with repeater capability
Frequency Range: 902–928 MHz, ISM Band
Output Power: 1 mW, 10 mW, 100 mW, 1W
Receiver Sensitivity: -110 dBm @ 10-6BER
Available Hop Patterns: 64
Number of RF Channels: 128
RF Channel Spacing: 200 KHz
Error Checking: 32-bit CRC
Encryption: 32-bit
Memory: Non-volatile
Antenna Port: RP TNC-F
Time Sync: Synchronizes w/ Gateway every 2 secs.
Certification: FCC, Industry Canada
Software Programmable: Yes
Operating Mode: Remote or Repeater
System Configuration: Point-to-Multipoint w/ repeaters

INTERFACE SPECIFICATIONS

Programming Port: USB or DB-9 male (RS-232) port
Data and Power: CPC quick connector
Wireless: Reverse Polarity TNC Male
Outputs: 2 SPDT relays rate 15 Amp 12 VDC or 120 VAC resistive loads
Input Power: 6–30 VDC or 120 VAC
Power Consumption: Typical @12 VDC
Repeater = 76 mA
Remote = 12 mA
Operating Temperature: -40˚F to 176˚F (-40˚C to 80˚C),
up to 95% humidity
Enclosure: Milled Aluminum, Black Powder Coat
4″ W x 1.5″ H x 8″ D
Weight: 24 oz.
Technology: Frequency-hopping spread spectrum (FHSS) with repeater capability
Frequency Range: 902–928 MHz, ISM Band
Output Power: 1 mW, 10 mW, 100 mW, 1W
Receiver Sensitivity: -110 dBm @ 10-6BER
Available Hop Patterns: 64
Number of RF Channels: 128
RF Channel Spacing: 200 KHz
Error Checking: 32-bit CRC
Encryption: 32-bit
Memory: Non-volatile
Antenna Port: RP TNC-F
Time Sync: Synchronizes w/ Gateway every 2 secs.
Certification: FCC, Industry Canada
Software Programmable: Yes
Operating Mode: Remote or Repeater
System Configuration: Point-to-Multipoint w/ repeaters
Programming Port: USB or DB-9 male (RS-232) port
Data and Power: CPC quick connector
Wireless: Reverse Polarity TNC Male
Outputs: 2 SPDT relays rate 15 Amp 12 VDC or 120 VAC resistive loads

ORDERING OPTIONS

WBCU: 900MHz FHSS includes (1) A/C Cable, (1) USB A to Mini B cable, 6 ft.

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