Hamilton offers several options for communication with Arc sensors to PCs with USB ports. Bluetooth converters allow wireless communication from the desktop or laptop running ArcAir software. Arc and ECS sensors must have a Wi wireless adapter that provides a Bluetooth signal for this purpose.
Arc Wireless Converter BT Advanced
Add Bluetooth connectivity to your Windows PC and upgrade ArcAir Software to Advanced by using this converter.
USB ModBus RS485 Converter
For applications where Modbus needs to be directly input into a PC via a wired connection.
Arc Wireless Converter BT
Arc Bluetooth Converter plugs directly into the USB port on your PC or laptop to connect ArcAir software wirelessly.
Hamilton's knowledge base provides a range of explanatory articles, frequently asked questions, and document downloads.
Brochure - Arc Intelligent Sensors
Arc Intelligent sensors offer a new way to connect to your process control system.
Catalog - Process AnalyticsDownload the Process Analytics sensor catalog to learn about the complete offering of Hamilton process sensors and accessories.
Software - ArcAir DownloadsArcAir Basic Software is fully compatible with PCs running Windows 10 and 11. The ArcAir Advanced app is an .apk file designed for the Arc View Mobile (10071111 or 10071113). Both can be downloaded from this page.
How do I communicate with an Arc sensor?
Arc sensors have a built-in micro-transmitter within the sensor. ArcAir software is a powerful tool to access data, configure and calibrate the sensor. This can be done with Bluetooth wireless communication or with a wired connection directly to a PC.
Which wireless adapter do I need for my sensor?Hamilton makes two Bluetooth wireless adapters - Wi 1G and Wi 2G. The Wi 1G is designed for VisiFerm sensors using the ECS (nA) signal. The Wi 2G is better choice with Arc sensors.
How do I calibrate my Arc sensor?ArcAir Basic and Advanced software have built in calibration and report tools for Arc sensors. Connect the Arc sensor to ArcAir and utilize the step by step calibration instructions. Click to learn more about connecting Arc sensors to ArcAir software.
Arc Wi Wireless Bluetooth Adapters for probes
There are two versions of the Wi Wireless Bluetooth adapter. This article gets into the selection, wiring, and isolation of these products.
ArcAir Software Connectivity OptionsCommunication between Arc sensors and ArcAir Software can be accomplished via wired or wireless (Bluetooth) connections.
Firmware Updates for Arc ProductsHamilton Arc and VisiFerm ECS sensors rely upon internal firmware for their operation. Periodic firmware updates ensure that the sensor has the latest features and fixes any pre-existing bugs that may exist.
Password Management in ArcAirA requirement of GMP Part 11 compliance is the ability to password protect ArcAir software and Arc sensors. This brief article explores common questions related to password management in these products.
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