The wi8 Series of wireless monitoring and
control system from OMEGA
ENGINEERING is highly compatible with
a wide range of Omega wireless sensors including the UWTC, UWRTD, and z series.
Wireless inputs for this product include
thermocouple, RTD, temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure. The wi-8 series comes standard with a choice of
either two Form C relays, or two SSR's (solid state relays) that can be used
for control functions or alarms. Monitoring can be done
locally or through an embedded Ethernet or Internet connection without any
additional software other than a web browser.
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