Aanderaa SmartGuard Datalogger

SmartGuard is the next generation sensor and instrument HUB for Ocean, Lake, Reservoir, Estuary and River Hydrometric stations. It's a complete observatory node for advanced Hydrologic/Meteorological stations as well as for small stand alone stations.

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Monitoring water and weather conditions is essential in many operations and the SmartGuard node is well suited for stand-alone stations powered by battery and solar power utilizing wireless real-time data communication. Designed for ease of integration of new and existing sensor technologies into a single Aanderaa observatory node with modern self-describing XML data output formats. SmartGuard interfaces with all Aanderaa atmospheric and in water sensors, along with most 3rd party sensors.

SmartGuard advantages:

  • Great flexibility: Basic-Extended-Full versions handle air and water sensors
  • Flexible easy configuration and setup using PC software
  • Fully integrated with Aanderaa real-time system
  • Full AiCaP Bus compatibility, including 150 m string with up to 25 sensors
  • Plug-n-play Aanderaa Smart sensor interfaces: O2, Conductivity, Temperature, Pressure, Water Level, Tide and Current
  • AADI SR10 and VR22 meteorological sensor interfaces: Wind speed and direction, Temperature, RH, Visibility, Air Pressure and more
  • Interfaces for most 3rd party RS-232/RS-422 sensors, analog sensors, digital sensors
  • XML data records with complete metadata; traceable and with status info on individual parameters
  • Large onboard data storage capacity on a removable SD memory card
  • External power supply 12- 30V internally regulated
  • Up to 6 double ended analog sensor input (0-5V, 24 bit)
  • Individual power control for attached sensors
  • Low power consumption
  • RS-232 communication port with controlled power supply for communication equipment
  • Easy readable display and 6 key operator panel

SMARTGUARD versions: Basic, Basic w/SR10, Extended, Extended w/SR10

SMARTGUARD capabilities: • Up to 25 Aanderaa Smart sensors (AiCaP nodes) can be connected on an up to 150m string • Up to 10 Aanderaa SR10/VR22 sensors (AADI Met and Full) • RS-232/RS-422 for 3rd party serial sensors. Individual power control. Basic and Aanderaa Met: 1 (Extended and Full: 5) • Analog input, 0-5V, differential, 24 bits. Basic and Aanderaa Met: 3 (Extended and Full: 6) • Digital input, 1 Opto-isolated, 500 Hz, 1 non isolated, 0/10V, 5 kHz. Basic and AADI Met.:1 (Extended and Full: 2) • Digital output: 2X 0/10V. Basic and AADI Met.: (Extended and Full: 2) • RS-232 communication channel for modem and direct cable. Direct cable also RS-422 • USB for local PC operation • LAN for remote operation and networking (socket)

Recording system: • Multiple sensor groups with individual recording interval and activation • Recording interval from 2s to 3 hrs. depending on attached sensors • Data storage on SD card • Binary format

Real-time communication: • Aanderaa real-time protocols, XML • Condensed and compressed for limited bandwidth • Retransmission for noisy channels Available telemetry options: • LAN, Radio modem, GPRS, GOES, Iridium

Remote operation: • Aanderaa real-time operator panel • Device layout (adaptation to attached sensors etc.) • Configuration • Recording start/stop • Status monitoring

Storage: • ≤ 2GB • Remote downloadable • Exchangeable Clock: • ≤12s per month over temperature range

Power: • 12 – 30V • Sleep current < 1mA @12V • Operating current <20mA @12V; depending on layout and configuration

Housing: • 320x217x70mm • Rugged aluminium box • IP 65 • Designed for high EMC compliance

Operating temperature: -40 to +60˚C

Optional Aanderaa sensors sub sea: • Temperature 4060, 4880 • Conductivity 4319A/B • Wave and Tide 4648, 4647A/B/C • Pressure 4117, 4646A/B/C • Turbidity 4112 • Oxygen Optode 4835/4330 • Doppler Current 4420, 4520

Optional Aanderaa sensors air: • Wind Speed and Gust 2740 • Wind Direction 3590 • Air Temperature 3455 • Air Pressure 2810 • Solar Radiation 2770 • Radiation 2811 • Mira Visibility 3544 • Relative Humidity 3445 • Rainfall 3864 • Temperature 3444 • Road Condition 3565 • Road Temperature 3304

Enclosure and Mast hardware: • Sensor Cross Arm 3415/3435 • Free standing base cabinet and 4m mast – 10m mast with guy wire and hand winch

Accessories included: • Aanderaa Real-Time Collector, including operator panel and data viewer • Aanderaa Data® Studio software • SD card: 2 GB • Documentation on CD