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Light Sensor Logger POD-1L

Light Sensor Logging

POD-1L is a compact, high end wireless sensor package ideal for measuring, tracking, and analyzing light quality whether for LED systems, agriculture, indoor displays, or other uses.

The onboard SensorGraph processes incoming sensor data from the six different wavelengths to produce high-level events. Data is available in real time over Bluetooth or via gateways to a cloud messaging system.

Historical data is uploaded to the cloud where our analytics package let you analyze sensor-by-sensor, area-by-area, or across your whole operation.

Use Cases

Light Sensor Logging

Real-Time Alerts

Performance Optimization

Anomaly Detection

Predictive Analytics

Light Quality Drift

Light Sensor POD-1L Specs

Controller and Bluetooth® Tile
2.4 GHz Bluetooth Low EnergyLocal connection via Bluetooth Low Energy from IOTile Companion Mobile App
Onboard storage2 MB non-volatile memory
Range and transmission power.Range: up to 300+ feet line of sight, typically 50-100 feet but variable based on environment. Power: 0 dBm @ 2.4 GHz.
User operation
Expected battery lifetime2 to 5 years depending on battery choice and usage
Flash memory lifetime> 20 years
Onboard device storage40,000+ readings or ~ 4 months of data for 2 inputs every 10 minutes
Associated cloud storageInfinite storage with paid subscription, first 6 months free
Management
ConfigurationIOTile Cloud and IOTile Companion Mobile App for settings, local configuration with mobile app
Optical Characteristics
6 Visible Channels450 nm, 500 nm, 550 nm, 570 nm, 600 nm, and 650 nm
Full Width Half Max40 nm
Wavelength Accuracy+/- 5 nm
Package Field of View+/- 20 degrees
Operational Temperature Range-40 °C to 85 °C
Temperature
Operational Range-40 °C to 85 °C
Accuracy+/- 1 °C from 0 °C to 65 °C
Humidity
Operational Range0 % to 100 %RH between 0 °C and 60 °C
65 %RH max at -40 °C
85 %RH max at 85 °C
Accuracy+/- 3 %
Pressure
Operational Range300 hPA to 1,100 hPA
Accuracy+/- 1 hPA between 0 °C and 65 °C
Device power
BatterySAFT LS 17500 battery 3.6 V, Primary lithium-thionyl chloride battery (full data sheet)
Sleep current draw< 100 uA
Peak current draw during transmit~20 mA
Environmental
Operating temperatureNon-battery components are industrial rated -40 °C to 85 °C
Relative humidityGenerally robust in non-condensing environments
Battery dischargeLS 17500 spec: < 1 %/yr after 1 year of storage at 20 °C
Physical characteristics
Enclosure materialPolycarbonate
Dimensions3.23 x 3.15 x 2.17 in.
Weight< 1 pound
IOTile Companion Mobile App
AvailabilityAvailable for iOS (App Store) and Android (Google Play)