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DINGO-PLUG-INs

Adapt your DINGO to your Use-Case

GENERAL

DINGO plug-ins are used to adapt your DINGO-box too your individual use-case.
Plug-ins give you a single-box solution.

The six plug-in groups are listed below:

  1. For inputs and outputs, analog and digital.

  2. For communicating with wireless devices.

  3. For communicating with wired devices.

  4. For mobile modems.

  5. For power-line communication.

  6. For hosting 3rd party plug-ins (hosting mini-PCI and Click plug-ins)

Only buy the modules you need.

Plug & Play installation.

Add/Replace plug-ins to your DINGO box as your use-case evolves.

Full DINGO-Stack support.

VIDEOS
ASSEMBLY
ADC PLUG-IN
DINGO MODIFICATION
IO PLUG-INs
DINGO-PG-AI4
4 Channel Opto Isolated Analog Inputs Plug-in

For measuring voltage or current from an outside the box sensor(s).

4 channels multiplexed, 4 options each channel:

  1. 0V to +2V , -2V to +2V

  2. 0V to +5V , -5V to +5V

  3. 0V to +10V , -10V to +10V

  4. 0mA to 20mA

DINGO-PG-CLICK
Host Plug-in for Click-boards

Should we not have the right I/O plug-in for you, select from the vast range of I/O boards from MikroE and plug into our host plug-in.

This plug-in enables all Click-boards in the DINGO-gateways.
If the Click-board has inputs or outputs they can easily be feeded out of the box of DINGO-Backbone and DINGO-Lite.
 

Image shows DINGO-PG-CLICK with a Vibration Sensor Click-board.

DINGO-PG-USB
WIRELESS PLUG-INs
DINGO-PG-LORAWAN
LoRaWAN Concentrator Plug-in

The most robust wireless IoT technology is probably LoRaWAN® and an extensive range of sensor products are based on it.
This plug-in enables the DINGo-box as a LoRaWAN® Gateway or private Network Server.
Transforming any LoRaWAN® end-point into a virtual BACnet device from the DINGO-box.

Supports all regions plus the the region independent 2.4GHz variant defined by Semtech
Allowing up to 2000 LoRaWAN® end nodes at distances in
excess of 10km in open areas the DINGO LoRaWAN®

Implemented as mini-PCI holder to follow up with newest version of Concentrator Card from leading providers in that field.
Available with MiroMicro, RAK or nFuse Concentrator Card.

DINGO-PG-LORA
LoRa End-node Plug-in

This plug-in enables the DINGo-box as a LoRa® End-node.
It can effectively create a LoRa® "mega-sensor" or a LoRa passthrough gateway. For example Modbus passthrough via LoRa.

Applications:

  • Pass wired protocol devices over LoRa where wires are not accessible. For example Modbus or MBus.

  • "Mega-sensor" an intelligent sensor box with lot of physical sensors and software logic involved.

  • LoRa® Point-to-Point communication.

Note! This plug-in is not DINGO-Stack compatible as it is for end-device purpose only.

DINGO-PG-WBUS
Wireless MBus Plug-in (wMBus)

This plug-in enables the DINGo-box as a wMBus® Gateway.
It transforms  Wireless MBus meters into virtual BACnet devices from the DINGO-box.

Applications:

  • Smart-meters

  • Smart-city

  • wMBus integration to current BACnet® network.

  • Energy Management.

  • Water Consumption

  • etc.

DINGO-PG-ENOCEAN
enOcean® Plug-in

This plug-in enables the DINGO-box as a enOcean® Gateway to enOcean energy harvesting sensors.
It transforma Wireless enOcean sensors into a virtual BACnet devices from the DINGO-box.

Applications:

DINGO-PG-ZIGBEE
XBee® Plug-in

This plug-in enables the DINGO-box as a XBee® (Zigbee) Gateway to XBee end-devices.
It transform Wireless XBee end-devices into a virtual BACnet devices from the DINGO-box.

XBee is a module produced by Digi International mainly use as  a radio communication transceiver and receiver. It is mesh communication protocols that sits on top of IEEE 802.15.4 ZigBee standard. XBee supports peer-to-peer as well as point to multi-point network communications wirelessly with the speed of 250 kbits/s.

DINGO-PG-NB-IOT
NB-IoT Plug-in

This plug-in enables the DINGO-box as a Narrow Band IoT end-device.
Enabling a DINGO-box to serve as a NB-IoT gateway for multiple in-building end-devices, reducing SIM-cost to one SIM only.

Narrowband IoT or NB-IoT is a wireless communication standard for the Internet of Things in its different forms. NB-IoT belongs to the category of low-power wide-area networks (LPWAN), enabling devices that need small amounts of data, low bandwidth, and long battery life to connect. This makes it suitable for a variety of applications and use cases for IoT.

Note! This plug-in is not DINGO-Stack compatible  as it is for end-device purpose only.

DINGO-PG-RADIOCRAFT
Radiocraft Plug-in

This plug-in enables the DINGO-box as a Radiocraft Wireless end-device for all supported Radiocraft protocols.

For more specific information check this link.

For further information regarding availability and DINGO-Stack support please contact us.

DINGO-PG-SIGFOX
Sigfox Plug-in

This plug-in enables the DINGO-box as a Sigfox end-device.

 

Sigfox is a French global network operator founded in 2010[2] that builds wireless networks to connect low-power objects such as electricity meters and smartwatches, which need to be continuously on and emitting small amounts of data.

Sigfox employs the differential binary phase-shift keying (DBPSK) and the Gaussian frequency shift keying (GFSK) that enables communication using the Industrial, Scientific and Medical radio band which uses 868 MHz in Europe and 902 MHz in the US

Note! This plug-in is not DINGO-Stack compatible as it is for end-device purpose only.

WIRED PLUG-INs
DINGO-PG-RS485
Opto isolated RS485 Plug-in

Intended for short to long range RS-485 communication.
This plug-in can be used to enable the DINGo-box as a Modbus Gateway, transforming Modbus end devices to  virtual BACnet devices from the DINGO-box.

DINGO-Stack Modbus User's Guide
 

Configurable  as 4 Wire – Full Duplex or 2 Wire – Half Duplex with dip-switches.
120 Ohm Termination Resistors – Switchable.
 

Note! This plug-in is intended also for BACnet MS/TP when supported by DINGO-Stack.

DINGO-PG-MBUS80
Opto isolated MBUS Plug-in

This plug-in is can drive up to 80 MBus loads (end-devices)
It enables the DINGo-box as an MBus Gateway, transforming MBus end-devices  to  virtual BACnet devices from the DINGO-box. Auto-configuration is supported by DINGO-Stack.

 

The M-Bus is used to read energy consumption data from power meters, heat meters, gas meters, water meters and various sensors and actuators from different manufacturers. As an efficient system for measuring consumption data, the M-Bus is often used in the area of building control systems.

DINGO-PG-MBUS05
Opto isolated MBUS Plug-in

This plug-in is can drive up to 5 MBus loads (end-devices)
It enables the DINGo-box as an MBus Gateway, transforming MBus end-devices  to  virtual BACnet devices from the DINGO-box. Auto-configuration is supported by DINGO-Stack.

 

The M-Bus is used to read energy consumption data from power meters, heat meters, gas meters, water meters and various sensors and actuators from different manufacturers. As an efficient system for measuring consumption data, the M-Bus is often used in the area of building control systems.

DINGO-PG-DALI
Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) Plug-in

DALI® is a dedicated protocol for digital lighting control that enables the easy installation of robust, scalable and flexible lighting networks.

This plug-in enables the DINGo-box as a DALI® Gateway, transforming addressable lights or groups of lights to virtual BACnet devices from the DINGO-box.

Up to 64 DALI slaves (ballasts) can be controlled via this plug-in.

DINGO-PG-HART-4-20MA
HART-4-20mA Plug-in

This plug-in enables the DINGo-box as a HART 4-20mA Gateway, transforming current loop addressable end devices into virtual BACnet device from the DINGO-box.

 

The HART Communication Protocol (Highway Addressable Remote Transducer) is a hybrid analog+digital industrial automation open protocol. Its most notable advantage is that it can communicate over legacy 4–20 mA analog instrumentation current loops, sharing the pair of wires used by the analog-only host systems. HART is widely used in process and instrumentation systems ranging from small automation applications up to highly sophisticated industrial applications.

HOSTING PLUG-INs
DINGO-PG-MINIPCI
Host Plug-in for miniPCI Modules

This plug-in hosts miniPCI modules from any vendor.

miniPCI socket on top (shown on image, bottom )
SD-card holder on top (shown on image, center)
SIM-card holder on bottom.

DINGO-PG-CLICK
Host Plug-in for Click-boards

Should we not have the right I/O plug-in for you, select from the vast range of I/O boards from MikroE and plug into our host plug-in.

This plug-in enables all Click-boards in the DINGO-gateways.
If the Click-board has inputs or outputs they can easily be feeded out of the box of DINGO-Backbone and DINGO-Lite.
 

Image shows DINGO-PG-CLICK with a Vibration Sensor Click-board.

Power Line Communication PLUG-INs
DINGO-PG-PINGO1
Narrow Band, Long Range Power-Line Communication Plug-in (N-PLC)

Communicate over existing power-lines like nobody else can do. PINGO gives you the power to collect data and control actuators over existing power-lines in buildings and streets, even in the harshest environment.

Encapsulating the PINGO technology in the DINGO software stack makes it simple to use. The PINGO protocol complexity is hidden for the user in the DINGO software stack. 

 

PINGO is a master-slave technology where a mesh-network is built up automatically among the slaves to get maximum communication extend where each slave can operate as an repeater.

DINGO-PG-PINGO3
Host Plug-in for Click-boards

Power-line communication based on HomePlug Green PHY
Point-to-Point and multi-point connections
Data is transmitted as Ethernet packets (TCP/IP or other) over Power Line.

The HomePlug Green PHY specification is a subset of HomePlug AV that is intended for use in the smart grid. It has peak rates of 10 Mbit/s and is designed to go into smart meters and smaller appliances such as HVAC thermostats, home appliances and plug-in electric vehicles[14] so that data can be shared over a home network and with the power utility. High capacity broadband is not needed for these applications; the most important requirements are low power and cost, reliable communication, and compact size. GreenPHY uses up to 75% less energy than AV.

 

Fully compatible with HomePlug Green PHY
and HomePlug AV Standards

DINGO-PG-PINGO2
Broad Band,Short Range  Power-Line Communication Plug-in (B-NPLC)

Power-line communication based on HomePlug Green PHY
Point-to-Point and multi-point connections
Data is transmitted as Ethernet packets (TCP/IP or other) over Power Line.

The HomePlug Green PHY specification is a subset of HomePlug AV that is intended for use in the smart grid. It has peak rates of 10 Mbit/s and is designed to go into smart meters and smaller appliances such as HVAC thermostats, home appliances and plug-in electric vehicles[14] so that data can be shared over a home network and with the power utility. High capacity broadband is not needed for these applications; the most important requirements are low power and cost, reliable communication, and compact size. GreenPHY uses up to 75% less energy than AV.

MOBILE MODEM PLUG-INs
DINGO-PG-4G
LTE 4G Modem

4G Modem intended for Internet Connectivity where no other Internet connection is available.

With or without eSIM. This modem is intended for Regional stationary. Therefore specify region when ordered (e.g. US or Europe).
For portable International modem and/or GPS support, refer to the more expensive DINGO-PG-INTERNATIONAL below.

This modem is based on Quectel LTE EG91 chipset.

DINGO-PG-MINIPCI-MODEM
International Mobile Modem + GPS

This is actually our mini-PCI plug-in hosting a mini-PCI modem from any vendor of choice.

Here shown with the international Huawei EM820W

This modem is intended for portable DINGOs giving it Internet-connectivity wherever located in the world plus location via GPS.

For more cost effective stationary modems  refer to DINGO-PG-4G and DINGO-PG-3G above.

Note! as this is a mini-PCI based module, customers can choose to use alternate modules to the Huawei EM820W module.

DINGO-PG-3G
Penta-Band 3G Modem

3G Modem intended for Internet Connectivity where no other Internet connection is available.

With or without eSIM. This modem is intended for Regional stationary. Therefore specify region when ordered (e.g. US or Europe).
 

For portable International modem and/or GPS support, refer to the more expensive DINGO-PG-INTERNATIONAL below.

This modem is based on Quectel UMTS/HSPA UG96 chipset.

OTHER DINGO HARDWARE 
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WISKA SENSORS
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