Aquaread BlackBox – SDI-12 or Modbus RS485 Data Converter
BlackBox – SDI-12 or Modbus RS485 Data Converter

The BlackBox is a data converter that allows any model of Aquaread water quality probe to be interfaced directly to a third party processing, control or logging device. With a choice of industry standard digital interfaces the BlackBox offers a versatile and cost effective data conversion solution.

  • Compatible with all Aquaprobes and AquaPlus probes
  • Integral barometric pressure sensor for depth and DO correction
  • Able to output data from any Aquaread water monitoring sensor; standard, optical or ISE types
  • SDI-12 Digital interface
  • Modbus (RS485) Digital Interface
  • Wide operating voltage range
  • Rugged construction with strong fixing flange
  • LED status indicator
  • IP67 rated
  • Suitable for long term unmanned deployment


Input Voltage 14V - 28V DC
Input Current 28mA (Includes current drawn by attached Probe)
Protection Class IP67 (Must not be submerged due to barometric pressure sensor)
Dimensions 140mm x 65mm x 30mm (5.5" x 2.6" x 1.2")
Weight 400g (14oz)
Connections Waterproof Probe Socket & 2x1M (3ft) screened power/ data cables**
Fixing Aluminium Flange with four 5mm (3/16") mounting holes
Digital Interface User selectable between SDI-12 and Modbus (RS485)
Analogue Interface Eight programmable voltage outputs and one 4-20mA current loop*
Update Rate All data is refreshed every 2 seconds



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