The wireless actor is used to switch selected electrical consumers. It has four separate outputs which can be used to control a variety of functions. The sWave.NET® wireless system and the Sensor Bridge connect the wireless actor simply and easily to the system. The Sensor Bridge serves as a central database for management of the output status. As a standard feature it provides a REST-API via http(s) to control the outputs and to request new status updates.
With the wireless actor, consumers such as indicator lamps can be switched in typical Andon applications. Due to the extremely low power consumption of the actors, the devices are also used in mobile AGV in order to extend the running times of these vehicles. For example, an AGV can be woken by a wireless actor from its Deep Sleep mode. A 48 V variant compatible with the on-board power supply and which can be used without a voltage transformer has been developed especially for this purpose. Connection to the AGV system via optocoupler outputs further improves energy efficiency.