Wireless I/O Extender

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  • Weight
    0.2 kg
  • SKU
    KTA-296

Extend digital and analog signals up to 40km on a wireless link

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The KTA-296 Wireless I/O extender pair offers a convenient way for analog or digital signals to span large distances via a wireless link. It is designed to operate as a pair, where the I/O from one unit "mirrors" the I/O from the other. That is, the digital inputs on one unit trigger the relay outputs on the other unit, and the analog inputs on one unit sets the analog outputs on the other.

The radios are rated to 40km range (line-of-sight), using the stock antennas, or further with the Yagi antenna (sold separately: RFD-010). A single antenna can be used, but two is recommended for best performance; diversity switching is employed, meaning that the antenna with best reception is automatically chosen. Communication is done in the 900MHz ISM band, which is free to use without a license. Full spread spectrum techniques are used to minimise the effects of interference and multi-path reflections that may otherwise degrade the radio link, particularly in industrial environments.

The KTA-296 is sold individually. You will need two to make a complete system.

I/O Mapping

Device 1
Device 2
Digital Input 1
Relay 1
Digital Input 2
Relay 2
Analog Input 1
Analog Output 1
Analog Input 2
Analog Output 2
  • Power Supply: 12 to 28VDC
  • Current Consumption: 200mA
  • 2 x Digital Inputs: bi-directional, optically isolated, suit NPN, PNP, and dry contact sensors. 2.5V to 30V DC.
  • 2 x Analog Inputs: 4 to 20mA default, 12 bit resolution. Contact us for 0 to 20mA, 0 to 5V, or 0 to 10V.
  • 2 x Relays Outputs: rated at up to 5A at 240V AC or 30V DC . Contact us for transistorised outputs.
  • 2 x Analog Outputs: 4 to 20mA default, 12 bit resolution. Contact us for 0 to 20mA, 0 to 5V, or 0 to 10V.
  • 1 x "Link OK" Open Collector Output:  at AI3, for "Link OK" indication.
  • Transmission Distance: Up to 40km line-of-sight
  • Operating Temperature: 0 to 70°C
  • Dimensions: 145L x 90W x 40H (mm)

Faulty Goods and Warranty

Where such goods have been supplied we undertake to repair or replace them as quickly as possible.Prior to returning faulty items, please contact us with a description of the fault as one of our engineers might be able to assist you by resolving the issue over the phone.
A Warranty form must be filled out and returned with any goods.

Our standard warranty period is 12 months from the date of purchase unless stated otherwise.

Other warranty periods:

Labjack Products: 5 Years
Atop Products: 3 Years
MeanWell Products: 3 Years
Terracom Products: 3 Years

Warranty is subject to us being satisfied that a defect was caused by defective workmanship or materials and was not caused by or was not substantially contributed to by other factors beyond our control including incorrect installation, alterations or modifications of the product not recommended by the manufacturer.

Returns Policy

If you are dissatisfied with our goods you may return them within 14 days of the dispatch date. Contact us for an authorisation and we will refund your purchase less shipping costs and restocking fees. All returned goods MUST be in AS NEW condition including ALL PACKAGING and DOCUMENTATION / MANUALS etc.

Please note:

  • The product returned will attract a 20% restocking fee.
  • The customer must pay the delivery costs.
  • Non standard, custom made or a specially manufactured or imported products are not returnable.
  • Semiconductors, books and software are not refundable

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