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Vehicle Sensor Console Only
Vehicle Sensor Console Only (Probe Required)
Item# 7170B
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  • Activate: lights, chimes, surveillance cameras...
  • 2 transistor alarm outputs (low-voltage)
  • Connect to X10 via Powerflash
  • Built-in buzzer
  • Up to 2 probes can be connected
  • Adjustable sensitivity

Essential Info

This vehicle sensor works in conjunction with Vehicle Sensor Probes that are available in 100', 200', 350', 500' and 1000' lengths. Simply bury the probe next to your driveway. The console will then buzz whenever a car approaches! Up to 2 probes may be attached to each console. For full featured integration, the console also has 2 SPDT relay outputs which allow you to connect to a security and/or automation system. Cable lengths can be added to for a custom length of up to 2500'. Cable is sold in 200' spools. A splice kit is required for each extension added to maintain a weatherproof seal.


What's Included

  • Vehicle Sensor Console
  • Specifications


    Manufacturer:Winland Electronics
    Manufacturer Product No.:1173
    Power Requirements:Regulated 10-14 VDC @ 100 mA
    Current Draw:40 mA (resting) 70 mA (alarm)
    Buzzer Duration:1 to 18 seconds
    Sound Pressure / Level of Buzzer:88 db min. @30 cm @12 VDC
    Exit Delay:Fixed @ 6 minutes
    Auxiliary:2 SPST Relay outputs
    Contact Rating:500 mA
    Console Size:6.55" x 4.70" x 1" (166 cm x 119 cm x 25 cm)
    Operating Temperature:(32° to 130° F)
    Shipping Weight:5.8 pounds (2.63 Kg)
    Cable Type:Direct burial 22 AWG shielded twisted Pair with ground wire
    Max Number of Probes:Two
    Max Cable Length:2500 ft. (762.5 meters)
    Alarm Console Mounting:Mounts to 3-gang electrical box

    Important notes:
    Only merchandise credit for defective items returned within 30 days of purchase. No other returns allowed on this item.
    Manufacturer contact information: Winland Electronics Inc, Tel: (800) 635-4269 Ext


    8 Ratings
    5 star: 50%  (4)
    4 star: 12%  (1)
    3 star: 25%  (2)
    2 star: 0%  (0)
    1 star: 12%  (1)
    Average Customer Rating
    (8 customer ratings)
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    HELEN -- greer, SC   7/15/2011
    Have had to unplug twice to keep from giving false signal. We will see if this was just a fluke.
    DENNIS -- mechanicsburg, PA   1/9/2011
    I've been using mine for 15 years & it works very well. Having trouble right trying to diagnose & repair. We miss it while it is down.
    MARK -- oberlin, OH   7/23/2010
    This is a replacement for one that had gone bad after 7 years of service. I stuck with the brand because it performs very well and the support is excellent.
    J in MI -- Michigan   4/28/2010
    Nice system, but there seems to be quality issues on the built-in buzzer. The buzzer didn't work at all on the first unit I received. Smarthome promptly replaced it, but the new one isn't much better. It works intermittently, at random times. The tone is pretty obnoxious anyway, so I plan to use an external chime.
    JAY -- houston, MN   1/3/2006
    Works Fine
    ANDY -- chesapeake, VA   5/12/2005
    Works Great
    JEFF -- upper marlboro, MD   12/10/2004
    Very easy to install. Having extra outs for an external buzzer and light is very nice.
    KEVIN -- danbury, CT   8/31/2004
    I had a little trouble with installation on my end,I called your help line and they walked me through everything.I would recommend to anyone and I will use your equiptment in the near future. Thank's again Kevin


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