Can your single dry contact RJ-45 sensor measure voltage, or how does it work? Why does it show in my web interface as a security sensor?

AKCP AdministratorIntelligent Sensors, Support

Our RJ-45 single Dry Contact Sensor is a switch type sensor, so it does not measure voltage, it is either on or off. You can configure this as either an … Read More

AKCP AdministratorCan your single dry contact RJ-45 sensor measure voltage, or how does it work? Why does it show in my web interface as a security sensor?

Regarding your single dry contact RJ-45 sensor, when this is used as an output, the documentation says that Pin 2 (I/O) can source up to 20mA, so how much current can be taken from Pin 1 ? the 5V supply and how much current will Pin 2 sink?

AKCP AdministratorIntelligent Sensors, Support

We recommend 200mA of current can be taken from Pin 1 with the 5V supply. A: Pin 2 will sink 20mA of current.

AKCP AdministratorRegarding your single dry contact RJ-45 sensor, when this is used as an output, the documentation says that Pin 2 (I/O) can source up to 20mA, so how much current can be taken from Pin 1 ? the 5V supply and how much current will Pin 2 sink?

Regarding your single dry contact RJ-45 sensor, can you please confirm the pin-out information for a dry contact that connects to one of the dry contact ports, also which pin supplies power (pin1, 5v,)?

AKCP AdministratorIntelligent Sensors, Support

The RJ-45 the combination is: White/orange, orange, white/green, blue, white/blue, green, white/brown, brown. On the sensor on the black wire: white/green , green and brown. On the red wire: only … Read More

AKCP AdministratorRegarding your single dry contact RJ-45 sensor, can you please confirm the pin-out information for a dry contact that connects to one of the dry contact ports, also which pin supplies power (pin1, 5v,)?

Is it possible to connect my Security Sensor up in series, if I wanted to monitor a number of doors in the same building for example? If so, how do I do that?

AKCP AdministratorIntelligent Sensors, Support

Yes, the security sensor can actually be wired in sequence. You can take the contact from one security sensor and wire it to the next. The only limit to the … Read More

AKCP AdministratorIs it possible to connect my Security Sensor up in series, if I wanted to monitor a number of doors in the same building for example? If so, how do I do that?

I have a burglar alarm system that needs 12Volt and I want to control this with my sensorProbe8 and my dry RJ-45 dry contact sensor, how do I do that?

AKCP AdministratorIntelligent Sensors, Support

You can integrate the dry contact output from the unit to his burglar alarm system by using a 12V power supply and a relay. The relay can then drive the … Read More

AKCP AdministratorI have a burglar alarm system that needs 12Volt and I want to control this with my sensorProbe8 and my dry RJ-45 dry contact sensor, how do I do that?

If I suspect I have a bad sensor, how long is the warranty and what should I do?

AKCP AdministratorIntelligent Sensors, Support

Unless you purchased and extended warranty, this period is one year after the purchase date. The RMA process begins with you contacting AKCPs Support Team at [email protected] who will determine … Read More

AKCP AdministratorIf I suspect I have a bad sensor, how long is the warranty and what should I do?