AC-421 SDI-12 to USB Converter

The AC-421 enables easy programming of any SDI-12 sensor by simply connecting the sensor to a computer’s USB port.Configuration of the sensor can be done using any terminal program or Apogee Inst

  • Product Name:AC-421 SDI-12 to USB Converter
  • Item No.:AC-421
  • Manufacturers:Apogee
  • Country of Origin:USA

The AC-421 enables easy programming of any SDI-12 sensor by simply connecting the sensor to a computer’s USB port.

Configuration of the sensor can be done using any terminal program or Apogee Instruments DSI software.

One side of the AC-421 features a USB connection for plugging into a computer. The other side of the AC-421 has +12 V out, GND, and SDI-12 data channels for connection to any standard SDI-12 sensor (for proper operation, please connect the ground wire first).

  • Easily configure and take sample measurements from any SDI-12 sensor directly with a computer and GUI

  • No data logger needed

  • Growing library of sensors with commands explained

  • Sensor power provided via USB

Applications:

  • SDI-12 sensor configuration or programming

  • SDI-12 sensor troubleshooting

  • Field use

  • Research applications

  • Classroom labs

 

 


Input Voltage Requirement:     5 V USB

Current Draw:     13 mA

Response Time:     0.6 s, time for detector signal to reach 95 % following a step change; fastest data transmission rate for SDI-12 circuitry is 1 s

Operating Environment:     -45 to 80 C; 0 to 100 % relative humidity (non-condensing)

Dimensions:     60.40 mm x 17.40 mm x 12.45 mm

Mass:     11 g