System overview - AQT530

AQT530 Product Description

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M212296EN
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A
Language
English (United States)
Product
AQT530
Document type
User guide

When part of a data collection system, AQT530 can be used in Vaisala Beacon Station BWS500 or as part of a customer system.

Figure 1. AQT530 in Vaisala Beacon Station BWS500

In Vaisala Beacon Station BWS500, Vaisala Beacon Edge Gateway handles the data transfer wirelessly from the sensor to the cloud.

Data transfer to the customer data collection system requires the implementation of an application programming interface (API). For more information, see Vaisala Wx Beacon XML API Reference.

BWS500 offers a range of powering solutions to choose from. For more information, see https://www.vaisala.com/en/bws500-support.

Figure 2. AQT530 in customer system

The connection from AQT530 to the customer data system is either RS-485 or RS-232. For wiring details, see Vaisala Air Quality Transmitter AQT530 Setup Guide.

The RS-232 connection is a local connection with a maximum distance between AQT530 and laptop 10 m (3 ft).

As part of a customer system, AQT530 requires an external power source and a system for data transfer.

Data transfer to the customer data collection system requires the implementation of the relevant Modbus interface. For more information, see Vaisala Air Quality Transmitter AQT530 Configuration Guide.