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Customer Care representatives are available by phone Monday–Friday, from 9am–5pm CST.

For sales & general inquiries
Municipal water solutions: (800) 616–3837
Commercial & Industrial solutions: (877) 243–1010

For product support
Municipal water solutions: (800) 616–3837
Commercial & Industrial solutions: (877) 243–1010

Cellular Endpoints

The ORION® Cellular endpoints is an evolution in AMI technology, strengthened by the Network as a Service (NaaS) approach. The innovative endpoint utilizes existing IoT (Internet of Things) cellular infrastructure to efficiently and securely accomplish two-way communication of meter reading data via the LTE-M cellular network.

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  • Broadcast Network
    LTE-M Cellular Network
    LTE-M Cellular Network
  • Transmissions
    Four times per workday, three configurable to suit utility business practices; once per weekend day
    Four times per workday, three configurable to suit utility business practices; once per weekend day
  • Reading Interval
    15-minute
    15-minute
  • Battery
    One (1) lithium thionyl chloride D cell (nonreplaceable)
    One (1) lithium thionyl chloride D cell (nonreplaceable)
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No Infrastructure. Rapid Deployment.

Innovative, two-way cellular endpoints for smart water applications.

  • AMI Without the Infrastructure. NaaS solution utilizes existing IoT (Internet of Things) cellular infrastructure to efficiently and securely deliver meter reading data to the utility via the reliable cellular network, eliminating the need for standard, utility-owned infrastructure.
  • Decreases Ongoing Maintenance. Uses secure, commercial cellular networks, eliminating costly infrastructure, gateway installation and ongoing maintenance.
  • Endpoint Communication. Designed to call in four times each workday and features a configurable schedule that enables utility customers to select call-in times that best support their processes all managed through the BEACON AMA Software as a Service (SaaS). 

 


Product Specifications

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  • Dimensions
    5.125 in. (130 mm) (H) 1.75 in. (44 mm) Diameter at top 2.625 in. (W) x 2.875 in. (D) at base 67 mm (W) x 73 mm (D) at base
    5.125 in. (130 mm) (H) 1.75 in. (44 mm) Diameter at top 2.625 in. (W) x 2.875 in. (D) at base 67 mm (W) x 73 mm (D) at base
  • Broadcast Network
    LTE-M cellular network, Mobile backup frequency is FCC-regulated 902…928 MHz frequency hopping modulation
    LTE-M cellular network, Mobile backup frequency is FCC-regulated 902…928 MHz frequency hopping modulation
  • Operating Pressure Range
    Storage, Meter Reading and Mobile Backup –40…60° C (–40…140° F) Cellular Communications –20…60° C (–4…140° F)
    Storage, Meter Reading and Mobile Backup –40…60° C (–40…140° F) Cellular Communications –20…60° C (–4…140° F)
  • Humidity
    0%…100% condensing
    0%…100% condensing
  • Battery
    One (1) lithium thionyl chloride D cell (nonreplaceable)
    One (1) lithium thionyl chloride D cell (nonreplaceable)

Market Applications

  • Potable Water Billing

    A leader in flow measurement technology since 1905, Badger Meter continues to be a key partner in helping public and private utilities and municipalities with their water management initiatives. Offering end-to-end solutions ranging from durable, accurate mechanical and electronic water meters to proven meter-reading technologies and powerful analytics, we provide the tools that help communities generate needed revenue, monitor and conserve their precious resources and serve their valued water customers.

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