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Announcing our New Network Base Station - RTR-500NW/500AW for US

Date Issued: September 17, 2010

September 2010 marks a new addition to our RTR-500 Series: the newly designed powerful Network Base Station RTR-500NW/AW.
The RTR-500NW/AW, a network base station with built-in LAN capabilities, comes in two models: the RTR-500NW for a wired LAN and the RTR-500AW for a wireless LAN connection.

The RTR-500NW/AW can serve as a Base Unit with any of our RTR-500 Series Data Loggers as Remote Units. By having the RTR-500NW/AW automatically download recorded data from registered Remote Units (Data Loggers) and transmit the data via e-mail or to an FTP server, it is possible to share and manage data over a network.
In addition to automatically collecting and transmitting recorded data, the RTR-500NW/AW can also send warning reports via e-mail or issue a warning via contact output when a Remote Unit has entered or recovered from a warning condition.
Furthermore, sending data to the “T&D WebStorage Service” allows for the viewing and downloading of recorded data, monitoring of current readings, and monitoring of the battery status of the Remote Unit(s) via a Web Browser from anywhere, anytime.

Experience our versatile user-friendly Network Base Station RTR-500NW/AW with enhanced functional capacity!

Network Base Station Line-up

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Select the type of Network Base Station to meet your installation environment.
RTR-500NW: Wired LAN type
RTR-500AW: Wireless LAN type


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Application Examples


RTR-500NW/AW (FCC model for US)
Compatible Devices Remote Units: RTR-501/501L, 502/502L, 503/503L, RTR-574
Repeater: RTR-500
Features and Functions 1. Auto-downloading of Recorded Data (E-mail /FTP)
2. Automatic Sending of Current Readings (E-mail / FTP)
3. Warning Monitoring (E-mail / Contact)
Types of Warning Monitoring Remote Unit Measurement Warnings,
Cumlative Illuminance/Amount of UV Light Warnings (RTR-574),
Remote Unit Wireless Communication Error Warnings,
Remote Unit Battery Level Warnings,
Remote Unit Sensor Error Warnings,
Base Unit External Contact Input Warnings
Power AC Adaptor AD-0638
Current Consumption RTR-500NW: Approx. 300mA
RTR-500AW: Approx. 400mA
Communication Interfaces USB (with PC)
Optical Communication (with Compatible Remote Units other than RTR-574)
Wired LAN (RTR-500NW)
Wireless LAN (RTR-500AW)
Dimensions H83mm x W102mm x D28mm (excluding protrusions)
Antenna Length: 87.3mm
Weight RTR-500NW: About 130g
RTR-500AW: About 120g
(including antenna for each)
Operating Environment Temperature : -10 to 60 °C
Humidity : 90%RH or less (no condensation)
Other Not waterproof, moistureproof, or dustproof.
Short Range Wireless Communication
RF Power 7mW
Wireless Specifications FCC Part15 Section247 / IC RSS-210 (Frequency Range: 902 to 928MHz)
Transmission Range About 150m if direct and unobstructed.
Communication Time When downloading one Remote Unit at full storage capacity:
  About 2 minutes*
  About 4 minutes*
* The same amount of time will be necessary for each added Repeater.
Data Transfer Protocol Auto-Downloading of Recorded Data / Auto-Sending of Current Readings:
  FTP (PASV mode also supported)
  *SMTP-AUTH supports LOGIN only
Warning Monitoring:
  *SMTP-AUTH supports LOGIN only
LAN Communication Specifications
Wired LAN (RTR-500NW) RJ45 Connector
100Base-TX / 10Base-T AutoMDI / MDI-X
Wireless LAN (RTR-500AW) Internal wireless LAN antenna
IEEE 802.11b/g WEP, WPA/WPA2 (PSK)
Contacts (Warning Output/Input)
Output Terminal Voltage when OFF: DC less than 50V
Current when ON: less than 0.1A or less
Resistance when ON: 15Ω
Input Terminal Internal Pull-up : 3V 100kΩ
Maximum Input Voltage : 30V

Release Date

Sep. 2010