Can I Mount A Metron2 Underground?

You can! In fact many of the units, out in the field, are currently mounted underground. Our Metron2 was even put to the test and where many had failed, WE SUCCEEDED! Read more about our underground testing in the blog post below.

The 'Internet Of Things' Is Going Underground

This week a colleague of mine was invited to undertake some tests to see how our devices worked when installed under manhole covers. We were told to expect poor results as others had struggled in the past but the device performed really well. We were presented with 3 types of manholes (light, medium & heavy) and we did some testing with both GSM (GPRS) and 169MHz radio equipment.

Things went really well with us being able to communicate from beneath all three types on manholes with both GSM (GPRS) devices and the 169MHz radio kit.

So why is it we have succeeded where others have failed..? First of all with the GSM (GPRS) equipment we have a well tuned antenna but more importantly we do some clever power management making sure the GSM device gets plenty when it needs it...

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Metron2 Remote Monitoring System

The Metron2 Remote Monitoring System makes remote monitoring simple and affordable, whatever your application, wherever your location, wherever your equipment is, whatever your industry. The Metron2 Remote Monitoring System interfaces to your sensors, periodically taking readings and transmitting them over the mobile phone network.

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