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IEC1107

IEC1107 probe

     
  The ABACUS ELECTRICS IEC optical probes are bi-directional interface devices utilising infra-red light. Connecting to the serial port of a computer or hand-held terminal they permit galvanically isolated communication with utility tariff meters as specified in European Standard IEC 62056-21:2002 (formerly IEC1107:1996).

Probes are available for use with lap-top or desk-top computers, and also for use with a variety of the hand-held computers commonly used for field data collection.

The F9U probe has a USB connection and derives its power from the host computer.

The F6Z Zero-Power IEC optical probe is convenient to use, as no battery or power supply connection is needed.  Fitted with a standard 9-pin 'D' connector it plugs directly into the serial port of a lap-top or desk-top computer.
 
The model F6R powered probe is offered with various connector types to suit different hand-held computers.  This probe requires +5 volt power which is available through the hand-held computer serial port connector.

   
 
 

Probes for a lap-top or desk-top computers

Model F9U : IEC Optical Probe with USB connector for desk-top and lap-top computers.
F9U-P-U04M-22 metre cable

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Specification:
USB Interface:USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 compliant full-speed device
Power Supply: Derived from host computer
Lead: 2 metre cable, captive at probe
Connector:USB standard A plug
Optical Interface Maximum Data Rate: 19200 bits/second
Fastening: Magnetic adhesion
Optical: Conforms to IEC 62056-21, also red sensitive
Mechanical: ABS housing, dimensions conforming to IEC 62056-21
Software: Virtual serial port drivers for Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10.  32-bit and 64-bit systems supported

 
 

Model F6Z : IEC Zero-Power Optical Probe with 9-pin female D connector wired for the IBM-PC standard.

F6Z-P-D09F-1

1 metre cable

F6Z-P-D09F-2

2 metre cable

F6Z-P-D09F-3

3 metre cable

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Specification:

Signal Levels:

Compatible with EIA232D and V28

Maximum Data Rates:

19200 bits/second

Power Supply:

None required - power derived from host port

Lead:

1, 2 or 3 metre extra-flexible cable, captive at probe

Connector:

9-pin female D wired to IBM-PC standard

Fastening:

Magnetic adhesion

Optical:

Conforms to IEC 62056-21

Mechanical:

ABS housing, dimensions conforming to IEC 62056-21

 
 

Model F6Z : IEC Zero-Power Optical Probe with 9-pin female D connector wired for the IBM-PC standard
 
Red Sensitive for AMPY 5196 meter.
F6Z-P-D09F-1R1 metre cable
F6Z-P-D09F-2R2 metre cable
F6Z-P-D09F-3R3 metre cable

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Specification:
Signal Levels:Compatible with EIA232D and V28
Maximum Data Rates:19200 bits/second
Power Supply:None required - power derived from host port
Lead:1, 2 or 3 metre extra-flexible cable, captive at probe
Connector:9-pin female D wired to IBM-PC standard
Fastening:Magnetic adhesion
Optical:Conforms to IEC 62056-21, also red sensitive
Mechanical: ABS housing, dimensions conforming to IEC 62056-21

 
 

 
 

Probes for hand-held computers

Model F6R : IEC +5v Powered Optical Probe with 7-pin right-angle Lemo connector wired for the DAP Technologies Microflex hand-held computers.
F6R-P-L07M-1L1 metre cable
F6R-P-L07M-2L2 metre cable
F6R-P-L07M-3L3 metre cable

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Specification:
Signal Levels:Compatible with EIA232D and V28
Maximum Data Rates:19200 bits/second
Power Supply:+4.5 to +5.5 volts @ 15mA derived from host computer
Lead:1, 2 or 3 metre extra-flexible cable, captive at probe
Connector:7-pin right-angle Lemo wired for DAP Technologies Microflex 9400/9500/9800 and CE5240 /CE5320 hand-held computers
Fastening:Magnetic adhesion
Optical: Conforms to IEC 62056-21
Mechanical: ABS housing, dimensions conforming to IEC 62056-21

 
 

Model F6R : IEC +5v Powered Optical Probe with 12-pin Amphenol connector wired for the Itron/Husky FS/2 and FS3 hand-held computers.
F6R-P-A12M-1A1 metre cable
F6R-P-A12M-2A2 metre cable
F6R-P-A12M-3A3 metre cable

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Specification:
Signal Levels:Compatible with EIA232D and V28
Maximum Data Rates:19200 bits/second
Power Supply:+4.5 to +5.5 volts @ 15mA derived from host computer
Lead:1, 2 or 3 metre extra-flexible cable, captive at probe
Connector:12-pin Amphenol connector wired for Itron FS/2 & FS3
Fastening:Magnetic adhesion
Optical: Conforms to IEC 62056-21
Mechanical: ABS housing, dimensions conforming to IEC 62056-21

 
 

Model F6R : IEC +5v Powered Optical Probe with 12-pin Hirose connector wired for the Itron G5, FC200 and FC300 hand-held computers.
F6R-P-H12M-11 metre cable
F6R-P-H12M-22 metre cable
F6R-P-H12M-33 metre cable

Download specification in acrobat pdf format

Specification:
Signal Levels:Compatible with EIA232D and V28
Maximum Data Rates:19200 bits/second
Power Supply:+4.5 to +5.5 volts @ 15mA derived from host computer
Lead:1, 2 or 3 metre extra-flexible cable, captive at probe
Connector:12-pin Hirose connector wired for Itron G5, FC200 and FC300
Fastening:Magnetic adhesion
Optical: Conforms to IEC 62056-21
Mechanical: ABS housing, dimensions conforming to IEC 62056-21

 
 

 
 

Probes for test instruments

Model F6R : IEC +5v Powered Optical Probe with 9-pin female D connector wired for the IBM-PC standard.
F6R-P-D09F-11 metre cable
F6R-P-D09F-22 metre cable
F6R-P-D09F-33 metre cable

Download specification in acrobat pdf format

Specification:
Signal Levels:Compatible with EIA232D and V28
Maximum Data Rates:19200 bits/second
Power Supply:+4.5 to +5.5 volts @ 15mA derived through spare pin on serial port connector
Lead:1, 2 or 3 metre extra-flexible cable, captive at probe
Connector:9-pin female D wired to IBM-PC standard
Fastening:Magnetic adhesion
Optical: Conforms to IEC 62056-21
Mechanical: ABS housing, dimensions conforming to IEC 62056-21