WiSI™ Ordering

When determining which WiSI configuration is right to use in your wireless network, please take into consideration the following details that must be determined.

Available Configurations
The I/O configuration is set in hardware; all WiSI (unless noted otherwise) come with 4 digital inputs, 4 digital outputs and 4 analog inputs.
Analog Input Channel Types
  • 0 - 5 volts or 0 - 2.5 volts
  • 0 - 20 mA
  • ±1.8 volts
  • 0 - 2.2 volt
If the analog input combination you desire is not listed below, please contact Rugid as the combination of analog channels is changeable:
Configuration I/O Channels Node Types Package Types Antenna
A AI Channels
•0 - 5 volts or 0 - 2.5 volts
•0 - 5 volts or 0 - 2.5 volts
•0 - 2.2 volt
•0 - 20 mA
DI Channels
•4 DI
•4 DO
Coordinator, Router, End EP, SP EA, SMA
C AI Channels
•0 - 20 mA
•0 - 20 mA
•0 - 20 mA
•0 - 20 mA
DI Channels
•4 DI
•4 DO
Coordinator, Router EP EA, SMA
N NO I/O Coordinator, Router EP EA, SMA


Node Type
The node type ships from the factory configured as one of the following:
Coordinator
  • An essential node to every system, please note that every system must have 1 Coordinator (thus a system will consist of AT LEAST 2 nodes).
  • Provides message routing, security management and acts as a Modbus slave to an upstream RTU passing data to and from the WiSI network.
  • May also gather local data and respond to digital I/O requests the same as Routers and End-nodes.
  • Remains active and therefore cannot sleep.
Router
  • Relays messages from one node to another (routing).
  • Allows other nodes to connect to it.
  • Gathers local data and responds to digital I/O requests.
  • Remains active and therefore cannot sleep.
End
  • Communicates with upstream Routers or the System Coordinator.
  • Can be externally powered, or self powered with its own integrated solar power source and long life super capacitor storage.
  • Cannot relay messages and cannot allow other nodes to connect to the network through them.
  • Gathers local data and responds to digital I/O requests.
  • Sleeps when not gathering, transmitting or receiving data.

Package Type
EP
  • Powered externally from 6-24 volts DC.
  • Coordinator, Routers, & End-nodes.
  • Easily mounts inside a 2-inch ID pipe or backpan.
SP
  • Powered from local solar panel and maintenance-free engergy storage or external 6-12 volts DC.
  • End-nodes only.
  • Easily mounts inside a 2-inch ID pipe.

Antenna
EA
  • Embedded 2.5 db gain omni antenna.
SMA
  • Reverse polarity SMA connector.