This option incorporates a wireless radio in the ECM-1240. This radio has an internal "whip" antenna.
A slight improvement in communication range may be obtained by upgrading this option to incorporate an external 2dBi swivel antenna. This upgrade is indicated by the suffix "-E" of the part number.
*Requires EtherBee or Wireless Dongle to complete the communication link.
The wireless radio option provides the ECM-1240 with the ability to communicate wirelessly to a computer or network via optional EtherBee (Ethernet connection) or Wireless Dongle (USB connection).
NOTE: This is not a WiFi radio. The radio communication uses ZigBee® protocol on a mesh network.
Package containing one(1) ECM-1240 device:
XB-1240-1 $32.00 (Radio with internal antenna)
XB-1240-1-E $42.00 (Radio with external antenna)
Package containing two(2) ECM-1240 devices:
XB-1240-2 $57.00 (Radio with internal antenna)
XB-1240-2-E $67.00 (Radio with external antenna)
Package containing three(3) ECM-1240 devices:
XB-1240-3 $79.00 (Radio with internal antenna)
XB-1240-3-E $89.00 (Radio with external antenna)