LTE Cellular Ethernet WiFi IoT Edge Computer

LTE Cellular Ethernet WiFi NCD IoT Edge Computer Introducing NCD’s first IoT edge computer with integrated LTE Cellular, Ethernet, WiFi, and DigiMesh long-range wireless communications.  Designed specifically for Node-RED users seeking a Cellular LTE communications solution to connect NCD sensors to multiple cloud platforms.  Integrated WiFi and Ethernet communications makes it possible to communicate sensor data over local area networks.  Powered by OpenWRT, this linux based computer comes pre-loaded with Node-RED and a NCD sensor parsing flow ready to communicate to a wide array of communication technologies and cloud platforms.  The integrated MicroSD card slot makes data logging possible with

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Industrial Modbus RTU Modem

Industrial Wireless RS485 ModBus RTU Modem User Guide ModBus protocol is one of the most robust and widely used industrial communication protocols. Most all industrial computer, PLC, and SCADA systems supports this protocol. These systems are responsible for controlling and making decisions on a factory floor. Using the ncd.io Industrial Wireless RS485 ModBus RTU Modem, the factory floor systems like PLC and SCADA can read sensor data and make quick intelligent decisions.    How It Works This Wireless ModBus RTU Modem is an extremely simple device. When a sensor transmits data, this modem captures the data and stores it in

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How to Upload a Web UI to the NCD5500 Ethernet Module

NCD5500 Version Identification Step 1 — Download ncd Ethernet config utility and web interface page The ncd ethernet config utility can be used to change Ethernet module settings, upload new firmware or to uploaded web ui. web interface Download  Step 2 — Connect the Ethernet Module and power it up Once the Ethernet module is connected , open the config utility. It will look something like this. MAKE SURE you have the latest version of software.  In the upper left corner, it will say V1.0.7 or later. Open the Mac Address of the device and make sure the latest firmware

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Gateway vs Modem

Gateways vs. Modems – Where to Begin?

NCD Modems VS. Gateways A sensor collects the data but leaves the decision of where to transmit the data up to the user. Therefore, thanks to the constant innovation of IoT, the user has numerous ways to collect, store, and analyze the data they receive from their sensor. This guide will discuss the difference between a modem and a gateway, as well as suggest several options for both categories that we offer here at NCD.

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WiFi Sensor User Guide for use with MQTT

WiFi Sensor User Guide for use with MQTT Introduction MQTT allows the complete line of NCD WiFi sensors to communicate via the internet to any MQTT Broker service using a WiFi connection.  It only requires network connection credentials, connection information about the MQTT Host Broker, and authentication information for the MQTT connection if applicable. The WiFi Sensor for MQTT supports connection to MQTT Brokers via open connection, basic authentication, as well as TLS.  Topics and message payload formats are fully customizable for compatibility with each MQTT Broker service.  WiFi communication is also fully encrypted for the security of each device.

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How To Add a New Sensor In node red

Add a new sensor In NCD node-red lib Recently I started to learn a bit about node-red. Its a graphical based drag-and-drop kind of software platform. Which makes it ideal for users like me who work mostly in hardware and have very little knowledge of the core software. In this guide we will learn how we can add a new sensor in existing ncd node-red lib.  ncd is adding new wireless sensors in their IoT enterprise portfolio and it’s possible that a lot of sensors are not supported in node-red yet. Adding a new sensor in node-red is super easy.

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WiFi Sensor Setup Guide for use with Amazon® AWS®

WiFi Sensor Setup Guide for use with Amazon® AWS® INTRODUCTION The NCD IoT WiFi Sensor for AWS® was developed for industrial applications where WiFi is available. Great care was taken to ensure this device is easy to configure and use so even IoT beginners can set it up. This guide will thoroughly explain the setup and initial use of the entire line of WiFi Sensors for use with AWS®. 1. AWS® Account Setup The first thing to do is to create an AWS® account. An AWS® account can be created at https://aws.amazon.com. Once an account has been created on AWS®, proceed through

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Wireless IoT ORP pH and Temperature Sensor Product Manual

NCD’s Long Range Industrial IoT Wireless pH ORP Temperature SensorFeaturesApplicationsDescriptionGetting StartedResources RequiredStepsTroubleshootingChanged/Unknown setting at sensor endChanged/Unknown setting at PC endModes of OperationMode Selection ProcessFrame Communication at Power upRun ModeConfiguration ModeAppendix AConfiguration Commands1. Set Broadcast Transmission2. Set ID and Delay3. Set Destination Address4. Set Power5. Set PANID6. Set Retries7. Read Delay8. Read Power9. Read Retries10. Read Destination Address11. Read PANID12. Enable Encryption13. Disable Encryption14. Set Encryption Key15. Sensor pH Calibration16. Set pH Probe Warm up time17. Set Temperature17. Enable Disable Temperature Compensation18. On Demand Data19. Super Command20. Sensor ORP CalibrationAppendix BFrame Checksum CalculationNCD’s Long Range Industrial IoT Wireless pH ORP Temperature

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NODE-RED WINDOWS INSTALLATION GUIDE

How To install node red on Windows Machine “Node-RED is a visual flow builder that was developed with IoT in mind, you can think of it as a way to build a program without actually writing any code”   We’ll need to follow the below mentioned steps to set up Node-Red Locally on your Windows-10 platform. Install node.js To run Node-Red we need Node.js installed in our system, we can install Node.js by issuing a simple command on the command prompt. 1. In Windows Search, type “cmd” 2. This will open up a terminal, like this one – 3. Right

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NCD5500 Ethernet Module Web Interface User Guide

About the Web Interface TODO Rework Figure 1 The NCD5500 allows you to easily change from a simple TCP socket or UDP datagram communication architecture over to a web interface based control and monitoring system. This interface is usable out of the box or completely customizable using HTML, CSS, and JS. Compatibility Currently the Web Interface configuration of the NCD5500 Ethernet module is only compatible with ProXR Lite. Getting Started Step 1: Hardware Setup Connect your Ethernet module to your network via Ethernet. If you’re using a headless network to configure the page you can use the Static IP jumper

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