Heavy Duty Enclosure

Heavy Duty Enclosure
Heavy Duty Enclosure
Model HD
1 Features
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2 Applications
Tough aluminum 6061-T6 enclosure
Waterproof to 6ft
Compact size 4.8”x2.6”x1.5”
Weighs 12.5oz including X6-2 or X250-2
1500mAH lithium-polymer rechargeable
battery to extend operating life
External watertight button to initiate data
recording
Watertight mini-USB connector
2 status indicators visible on top
Gold color anodized to resist corrosion
Externally operated, no need to open the
enclosure
The HD enclosure accommodates the X6-2 or
X250-2 USB self-recording accelerometers
offered by GCDC.
3 Description
The HD heavy duty enclosure offers a rugged,
weatherproof solution to environmentally
demanding applications using the USB
accelerometers offered by GCDC. The tough
aluminum enclosure protects the X6-2 or X250-2
devices from damage and provides a convenient
4-point mount.
Figure 1: HD Aluminum Enclosure
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3.1 Electrical
3.1.1 Status LEDs and on/off Button
The two status LEDs indicate system operation of the X6-2 or X250-2 devices (see Figure 2). Press
the on/off button once to turn the system on. Press and hold the on/off button for approximately 3
seconds to turn the system off. The “Data” LED indicates when data is written to the microSD card or
lights when the battery is charging. The “Status” LED blinks when the device is operating. Reference
the X6-2 or X250-2 specifications for detailed operating procedures.
Memory Access
And Charge
System Status
On/Off
Button
Figure 2: LED Functions
3.1.2 USB Connector
The X6-2 and X250-2 are accessible via the watertight mini-B USB connector. Remove the protective
cap and connect the provided mini-B to type-A adapter cable. Plug the type-A male connector of the
adapter cable into a personal computer and the data and configuration files will be accessible via the
mass storage device interface. The internal 1500mAH lithium-polymer battery will begin to recharge
when the USB cable is connected to a computer. A completely discharged battery may take up to 20
hours to recharge.
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3.1.3 Sensor Orientation
Sensor orientation depends on the accelerometer data logging device mounted inside the HD enclosure.
The two options are illustrated in Figure 3.
X250-2
Orientation
+X
+Y
+Z
+Z
+Y
+X
X6-2 Orientation
Figure 3: Sensor Orientation
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3.2 Mechanical
The HD enclosure measures 4.840” (119mm) in length, 2.625” (64mm) in width and 1.5” (37mm) in
height. The HD assembly including an X6-2 or X250-2 device weighs 12.5oz (355g). The enclosure
accommodates #10 machine screws at four 0.201” diameter mounting points, located on 2.125”
centers.
3.2.1 Dimensions
1.070
4.265
4.840
2.125
1.625
2.125
2.625
O .201
.262
1.500 1.438
Dimensions in Inches
Figure 4: Dimensions of the HD Enclosure
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