POD-1G Specification

General Purpose POD-1G Specifications

Controller and Bluetooth® Tile
2.4 GHz Bluetooth Low Energy Local connection via Bluetooth Low Energy from IOTile Companion Mobile App
Onboard storage 2 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 lifetime 2 to 5 years depending on battery choice and usage
Flash memory lifetime > 20 years
Onboard device storage 40,000+ readings or ~ 4 months of data for 2 inputs every 10 minutes
Associated cloud storage Infinite storage with paid subscription
Configuration IOTile Cloud and IOTile Companion Mobile App for settings, local configuration with mobile app
GPIO Ports
Ports 4 total signal ports (digital + analog) plus 1 power port
GPIO Tile digital I/O
Ports 4 digital I/O ports
Input Range 0 – 0.6 VDC logic low; 2.2 – 2.8 VDC logic high
Max Input Voltage 2.8 VDC
Max pulse count frequency 500 Hz
GPIO Tile Analog I/O
Ports 3 analog I/O ports
Input Range 0 – 2.8 VDC
Max Input Voltage 2.8 VDC

GPIO Tile Power Terminal
Ports 1 power termainal (OUT1)
Output voltage 3.6 VDC (direct from battery)
Max current output 50 mA
Device Power
Battery SAFT 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
Operating temperature Non-battery components are industrial rated -40 °C to 85 °C
Relative humidity Generally robust in non-condensing environments
Battery discharge LS 17500 spec: < 1 %/yr after 1 year of storage at 20 °C
Physical Characteristics
Enclosure material Polycarbonate
Dimensions 3.23 x 3.15 x 2.17 in.
Weight < 1 pound
FCC Regulatory Approval
FCC device certifications Device certified for FCC part 15, subpart B
IOTile Companion Mobile App
Availability Available for iOS (App Store) and Android (Google Play)