Hamilton ArcAir software has the ability to connect either wired or wirelessly with Arc sensors. Information about each connection method is described below.

Wireless connection with PC

PCs can communicate with Arc Sensors using the Arc Wireless Bluetooth Converter. This USB converter has two versions. Ref 243499 is a standard Bluetooth Converter. Ref 242333 is a Bluetooth converter that will also upgrade ArcAir from Basic to Advanced. Arc sensors require separate power; either from the PCS or from a power supply as well as either the Wi 1G BT (Ref 243460) or Wi 2G BT (Ref 243470) Bluetooth adapters.

Wireless connection with mobile devices

Tablets and smartphones with Bluetooth connectivity and the ArcAir App can directly communicate with Arc sensors. Each Arc sensor requires power; either from the PCS or from a power supply as well as either the Wi 1G BT (Ref 243460) or Wi 2G BT (Ref 243470) Bluetooth adapters.

Wired connection with PC

Arc sensors can be directly connected to a PC running ArcAir using the Arc USB Power Cable (Ref 243490-01). This installation is a good choice for laboratories who use a dedicated PC for off-line configuration and calibration purposes. A wired connection is also required for firmware updates.