Energy Harvesting Wireless Kit from MicroStrain
LORD Corp., MicroStrain Sensing Systems
March 27, 2011
The Advanced Pioneer Kit from MicroStrain Inc., Williston, VT, lets you set up several different energy harvesting demos and is based on the company's EH-Link hybrid energy-harvesting wireless sensor node that collects energy from multiple sources, including strain, vibration, thermal gradients, ambient light, and electromagnetic fields. The Advanced Pioneer Kit includes the EH-Link sensor node, a USB base station with antenna, a thermoelectric generator, solar demo board, Node Commander software and manuals, a 9 V battery and battery clip, an EH-Link 1000 ohm tester board, and a 1000 µF capacitor. Applications include wireless sensing systems that can be deeply embedded.
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