DSC111 Remote Surface Condition Sensor

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DSC111 - Non-intrusive laser based condition sensor
    Overview

     Overview

    Vaisala Remote Road Surface State Sensor DSC111

    Several measurements combined compactly in one sensor:

    • Remote surface state sensing
    • Spectroscopic measuring principle, individually identifying the presence of:
      • Water
      • Ice
      • Slush
      • Snow or Frost
    • Unique measurement of grip
    • Accurate and stable measurement results even with intense traffic
    • Eye-safe laser technology
    • Easy installation and service
    • Low maintenance costs
    • Weather-proof, durable design
    • Easy integration with Vaisala Road Weather Station
    Technical Specifications

     Technical Specifications

    Electrical

    Power supply 9 ... 30 VDC
    Power consumption for operation
    1.2 W above -10°C
    max 1.9 W below -10°C
    Power consumption for lens heaters
    0 ... 4 W user adjustable
    Interfaces RS-485 isolated, RS-232

    Environmental

    Operating temperature -40 ... +60 °C
    Operating humidity 0 ... 100 % RH
    CE Compliant IEC(EN)-61326
    Safety Eye-safe, Laser class 1
    Vibration IEC 60721-3-3

    Installation

    Measuring distance 2 ... 15 m
    Measuring area Diam. 20 cm at 10 m
    Installation angle from the horizontal line 30 ... 85°

    Measuring range

    Layer thickness
    Water 0.00 ... 2 mm
    Ice 0.00 ... 2 mm
    Snow 0.00 .. 10 mm
    Resolution 0.01 mm
    Level of Grip 0.01 ... 1.00
    Resolution 0.01 units

    Mechanical

    Dimensions (cm) 46 x 21 x 14
    Weight 3.7 kg

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