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Tundra Digital Temperature Cable (DTC)

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The Tundra DTC cable was created specifically for measuring ground temperatures of the tundra. All Tundra cables have an 90-degree sensor mold at the end of the cable followed by 3-inch spaced single sensors. Constructed of BeadedStream’s Heavy Duty cable it remains flexible in the most extreme environments. This DTC comes standard with our all digital, low drift precision sensors. Lead length and number of end sensors are completely customizable to your projects specific needs.

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Polyurethane cable jacket stays flexible below -40 C/F ensuring handling in arctic conditions will not damage cable.

1-wire technology permits over 100 sensors per single cable while remaining lightweight for field technicians.

Integrated aramid fiber increases torsional strength far beyond copper wiring and urethane jacket for extended product life and reduced long-term cost.

All-digital temperature conversion occurs at the sensor for better accuracy on your mission critical projects.

Common 1-wire signal conversion adapts easily to other communication protocols (RS232, TTL, RS485, etc) for easy integration with logger installations.

Small 14mm diameter sensor molds are robust and flexible, molded in low profile, corrosion resistant polyurethane for easy handling and extended product life.

Application

· Specially designed for monitoring temperatures in the Tundra for ice roads.

Length

· Customizable; user specified
· Standard maximum length of 450m (1500ft)

Diameter

· Cable is 7.0mm +/- 0.1 mm
· Straight sensor housing is 11mm +/- 0.5 mm

Maximum Operating Temperature Range

· -55° C to 125° C (-67° F to 257° F)

Field Conditions

· Wet / Dry / Frozen

Colors

· High-visibility yellow; Gray (heavy duty cable); White (shirk wrap coating)

Outer Jacket

· Beaded Stream S724EX polyurethane jacket formulated for low temperature durability and flex with reduced diameter and weight.
· Armored option for added protection from wildlife and improved crush factor.
· UV stabilized.
· Cut and abrasion resistant.
· Flexing minimum temperature -40° C ( -40° F )

Central Strength Member

· Built-in Aramid fibers increases strength in tension and minimize cable stretch

Conductors

· Stranded tinned copper; 24 AWG; Number: 3

Maximum # of Sensors

· 110

Sensor Accuracy

· +/- 0.1° C from -10° to 30° C (14° to 86° F)

Sensor Spacing

· Customizable; user specified
· Variable spacing available on request
· Minimum standard spacing: 10cm
· Closer spacing available with limited quantity

Additional Sensor Features

· Requrires only one signal line for bidirectional communication
· Each sensor has a unique ID for individual communication
· Operates using input voltage between 3.0V and 5.5V
· Converts temperature in 750ms (max)

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