Tech Specs

ZL6 – Tech Specs


Measurement Specifications
Sensor Logging Interval
5 min to 12 h (average or accumulation of 1-min sensor reading)
Logger Reporting Interval
Hourly with additional charges for more frequent reporting
Time Keeping
Synchronize automatically and on-demand; GPS, cellular or Wi-Fi communication, or ZENTRA Utility software
Communication Specifications
Computer Communication
Standard USB cable, USB A to micro-USB B
Internet Downloads
SSL/TLS encrypted
Cellular Communication
(ZL6 and ZL6 Pro)
3G Specifications: UMTS 3G 5-band cellular module with 2G fallback
3G Coverage: AT&T® and T-Mobile® in USA, 550+ global partner carriers. Cellular and data hosting service provided by METER
4G Specifications: 4G LTE-M and NB-IoT cellular
4G Coverage: AT&T® and Sprint® or Verizon® in USA. Cellular and data hosting service provided by METER
Wi-Fi Communication
Specifications: IEEE 802. 11b/g/n 2.4 GHz
Supported Channels: 1-11 in the USA and most regions of the world
12-13 when hardware detects ETSI/UKCA region
Supported Wi-Fi Networks: Open personal networks
Secure personal networks
Secure personal networks using WPA/WPA2/WPA3
Enterprise networks using LEAP and PEAP security methods
Mobile Communication
Bluetooth 5.2 supporting Bluetooth Low Energy protocol
GPS Communication
Type: Integrated 56-channel GPS/QZSS receiver
Update: Daily (automatic) and on-demand (manual)
Accuracy: ±3 m, with a good sky view
Physical Specifications
Length: 14.9 cm (5.9 in)
Width: 6.3 cm (2.5 in)
Height: 25.0 cm (9.9 in)
Enclosure Material
Weather-, impact-, and UV-resistant polymer
Enclosure Rating
Enclosure Access
Hinged door with latches and eyelets for lock or zip tie
Sensor Input Ports
6 (supports METER analog, digital, or pulse sensors)
Sensor Port Type
3.5-mm stereo plug connector
Memory Type
Nonvolatile flash, full data retention with loss of power
Data Storage
8 MB (40,000 to 80,000+ records depending on configuration)
Battery Capacity
6 AA NiMH or alkaline batteries
Battery Life
Alkaline: 3–12 months depending on configuration
NiMH: 3+ years with unobstructed view of sun. Charging through solar energy harvesting or USB
Operating Temperature Range
Minimum: -40 °C
Maximum: +60 °C
EM ISO/IEC 17050:2010 (CE Mark)

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