NI 9792 Programmable WSN Gateway

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  • Small and rugged LabVIEW Real-Time embedded controller
  • 533 MHz processor, 256 MB DDR2 memory, 2 GB nonvolatile storage for local data logging
  • 2.4 GHz, IEEE 802.15.4 radio to communicate with 8 WSN end nodes (star) or up to 36 WSN nodes (mesh)
  • Dual Ethernet ports and embedded Web and file servers for remote user interface and data access
  • Hi-Speed USB host port, RS232 serial port, and dual 9 to 35 VDC supply inputs
  • -40 to 70 °C operating temperature range
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The NI 9792 controller, which is programmable with the NI LabVIEW Real-Time Module, can communicate with NI wireless sensor network (WSN) devices as well as other hardware through a variety of open communication standards. This high-performance controller features a 533 MHz processor and a 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 radio to communicate with 8 WSN end nodes (star topology) or up to 36 distributed WSN nodes (in a mesh topology). The NI 9792 also features dual Ethernet ports to provide flexible connectivity to other devices in your measurement system, such as enterprise-level networks or wired I/O systems. With this flexibility, you can create a complete wired and wireless measurement solution that meets your unique application needs.

You can target and program this controller with LabVIEW Real-Time to collect, analyze, and present data from your wireless measurements. With 2 GB of onboard storage, the NI 9792 is well-suited for embedded data-logging applications for which you need to aggregate data from distributed wireless measurement nodes and/or wired I/O systems. The NI 9792 also features a Hi-Speed USB host port to which you can connect external USB-based storage media for embedded logging applications requiring more data storage. In addition, the NI 9792 incorporates a fault-tolerant file system that provides increased reliability for data logging.

The NI 9792 also features integrated Web (HTTP) and file (FTP) servers so that you can host measurement data for remote access anywhere with an Internet connection. With the 10/100 Mbits/s and 10/100/1000 Mbits/s Ethernet and serial ports, you can communicate via TCP/IP, UDP, Modbus/TCP, and serial protocols.

You can connect redundant 9 to 35 VDC external power supplies to the NI 9792 programmable gateway, which also offers -40 to 70 °C operating temperatures and a 50 g shock rating.

The NI 9792 requires LabVIEW and the LabVIEW Real-Time Module. The controller is shipped with the antenna, four-position power supply connector, and NI-WSN software for network configuration and data extraction with LabVIEW (power supply is not included).

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Specifications Summary

General
Product Name NI 9792
Product Family Wireless Sensor Networks
Part Number 781294-01 , 781294-11
Operating System/Target Real-Time
LabVIEW RT Support Yes
Form Factor Ethernet , Wireless , Serial
Product Certifications IEC , FCC , UL - Product Safety , CE
RoHS Compliant Yes
USB Power Bus-Powered
Mounting Options DIN
Enclosure Type Metal
Storage 2 GB
Analog Input
Channels 0
Single-Ended Channels 0
Differential Channels 0
Analog Output
Channels 0
Digital I/O
Bidirectional Channels 0
Input-Only Channels 0
Output-Only Channels 0
Counter/Timers
Counters 0
Wireless
Wireless Sensor Network Power External-Powered
Wireless Standard IEEE 802.15.4
Outdoor Range 300 m
Transmission Power North America 17 dB
Transmission Power International 10 dB
Directivity Omni
Physical Specifications
Length 8.75 cm
Width 8.25 cm
Height 9.375 cm
Minimum Operating Temperature -40 °C
Maximum Operating Temperature 70 °C
Minimum Storage Temperature -40 °C
Maximum Storage Temperature 85 °C
Part Number Description Est Ship  US Dollars Qty
NI 9792 Programmable WSN Gateway
781294-01NI 9792: Programmable controller, integrated WSN gateway-Americas5 - 10$ 1,722.00
781295-01WSN-3226: 4-ch RTD/±10V Combination WSN Node (Americas) w/ 2 DIO5 - 10$ 525.00
781295-11WSN-3226: 4-ch RTD/±10V Combination WSN Node (EU/Asia) w/ 2 DIO5 - 10$ 525.00
781636-01NI WSN-3214 4-ch Strain/Bridge Completion WSN Node (Americas)5 - 10$ 626.00
781636-11NI WSN-3214 4-ch Strain/Bridge Completion WSN Node (Europe/Asia)5 - 10$ 626.00
NI 9792 Accessories
781093-01NI PS-15 Power Supply, 24 VDC, 5 A, 100-120/200-240 VAC Input1 - 2$ 221.00
777585-01PS-3 Power Supply, 13.8 VDC, 4 A, US 120VACCall$ 273.00
777585-05PS-3 Power Supply, 13.8 VDC,4 A, North American 240 VACCall$ 273.00
196938-01NI 9978 4-pos tin power supply plugs (Qty 5)5 - 10$ 21.00
196939-01NI 9979 Strain relief for 4-pos pwr connector (w/o pwr connector)5 - 10$ 21.00
182219-05E1 Ethernet Cable, Twisted-pair, 5 m10 - 15$ 23.00
781074-01NI WSN-3282, DIN Rail Mount Kit for measurement nodes or gateways5 - 10$ 31.00
781075-01NI WSN-3283, Panel Mount Plate for WSN Nodes or gateways12 - 20$ 31.00

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