System overview - MD30

MD30 Product Description Reference Guide

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If you want to use your own data collection system, you must implement the MD30 interface. For more information, see Vaisala Mobile Detector MD30 Interface Description.
Table 1. MD30 system components
Component Description
MD30 sensor Installed on vehicle, sends data over RS-232
Bluetooth Sends received RS-232 data over Bluetooth to RoadAI app
Android device with RoadAI app

For visualizing MD30 data for driver

For recording and transferring MD30 data and optional camera images to online map

Wx Horizon or RoadAI online map For viewing recorded data on a map and in graph format at the office
Table 2. MD30 use
Task Description Reference
Installation Sensor can be installed on various locations, for example, to front, side, rear, or bottom of vehicle Vaisala Mobile Detector MD30 Setup Guide
Calibration Calibrate MD30:
  1. Before first-time use
  2. Annually before winter season
Vaisala Mobile Detector MD30 Setup Guide
Operation Data collection during driving
  • RoadAI with MD30 - Usage instructions
  • Vaisala Mobile Detector MD30 Interface Description
Maintenance Requires regular maintenance, such as window cleaning and replacing HMP113 filter Vaisala Mobile Detector MD30 Maintenance and Troubleshooting Reference Guide