The iP300-300 Laptop Optical Probes are designed for reading and programming electrical power meters employing the IEC 62056-21 (IEC 1107) FLAG optical port. Its optical circuitry supports IEC 1107 communications protocol only. These probes are specifically configured for use with desktop and laptop computers employing the Serial Communication Ports with DB9 connectors and derive power from their PS/2 mouse or keyboard ports. The power to these probes is controlled by the “power switch” mounted in the probe head. It automatically activates when the probe is attached to a meter and, when probe not in use, the switch turns off and power is conserved, extending the laptop’s battery charge.
The iP300-300 Optical Probes use advanced optical sensors to collect meter data and transmit it to the laptop computers. This allows metering data to be recorded more simply, accurately and efficiently. In addition, the iP300-300 probes incorporate a universal compatibility design to read all IEC FLAG utility meters, registers and recorders.
The iP300-300 Optical Probes solve problems relating to mechanical wear-out due to the demanding environment under which probes are constantly subjected to. We address this problem using the most rugged mechanical and electrical design in the industry. These probes are designed with an almost indestructible aluminum head that contains powerful magnets that ensure a good retention when attached to the meter’s optical port. They are also designed with a high-endurance polyurethane molded cable 18” long that withstands the outside rugged environment. This claim is backed with an aggressive warranty and service policy.
Download datasheet iP300-300 IEC Laptop Optical Probe.
- Designed for Desktop and Laptop computers
- Compatible with virtually all utility meters, registers and recorders that support European Standard IEC 62056-21 (IEC 1107) Communications Protocol
- Serial RS232 & EIA232D communication
- Powered by computer’s PS/2 mouse port, battery pack or AC adapter or optional USB port
- Designed with rugged Aluminum housing (head)
- Power switch in head to control power
- Rugged and long lasting Polyurethane coiled cord (18” long Ext. to 10’)
- Lightweight for reduced fatigue, wear and tear
- Powerful magnets in probe head for attaching to meter’s optical port
Cable Type: Coiled, Polyurethane and Hytrel construction, Flexible and Rugged
Cable Length: 18” Coiled, extends to 10’
Connector: DB9 9-pin female connector w/housing 6-pin mini-DIN (PS/2 mouse/keyboard) or USB Type A Connector
Weight: Complete assembly weighs a maximum of 9 pounds
Finish: Probe Head has either a Clear Anodized Outer Coating per MIL-A 68625 Type 2 or a Hard Black Anodized Outer Coating per MIL-A 8625 Type
Power Requirements: Operating Supply Voltage: 4.5 to 6.0 VDC (from computer’s host port)
Data Rate: 0 to 19,200 baud
Optical: 880 nm bi-directional IR interface, IEC 1107
Ruggedness: Meets the requirements of a numbers of tests including those for Thermal Shock, Humidity, Water Resistance, RF Susceptibility, ESD, Drop, Random Vibration, Solar Radiation, Salt, Fog and Low Pressure.
Aptech/Robinton: LPR1, LPR2, LPR3, SR500, TR403, TR804
Siemens (Landis&Gyr): CTR101, CTR102, DC, DCR, DD, DG100, DT, DX, DXR, SD100, SM101, SM301, TMC101, LINC, DCRMA, DDMA, S4 family, AX series, RX series, MAXSYS 2410, MAXSYS 2510, Quad 4
PSI: S100, S200, Quad 4
Power Measurement: ION 7000 series, 8000 series
Itron (Schlumbergẽr): Datastar, Fulcrum, MT100, MT200, Quantum, Q1000, Sentinel, Centron, Vectron
Transdata: EMA, Mark V