WiCub 2: Indoor Air Quality Monitor

WiCub 2 Key Features

EMOJI E-INK DISPLAY

High quality e-ink display. Easily know what your Indoor Air Quality is.

WIFI

Supports 2.4Ghz WiFi – 802.11bgn

E-MAIL REPORT

Receive a daily email report with charts for IAQ, temperature, humidity & pressure.

ALERTS

Visual & e-mail alerts. Receive up to 10 alerts per day based on your configuration.

INDOOR AIR QUALITY (IAQ)

Detects Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from paints (such as formaldehyde), lacquers, paint strippers, cleaning supplies, furnishings, office equipment, glues, adhesives and alcohol.

IAQ range from 0 to 500

TEMPERATURE

Temperature range from 0°C to 40°C with a ±1.0°C accuracy

HUMIDITY

Humidity range from 0% to 100% RH with a ±3% accuracy

PRESSURE

Pressure range from 300 to 1100 hPa with a ±0.12 hPa accuracy

RECHARGABLE BATTERY

40+ day battery life on a single charge.

PORTABLE

47 x 47 x 20 mm

LIGHT WEIGHT

38 grams

SIMPLE SETUP

Simple visual guided setup.

WiCub 2 Setup Videos

How do I setup WiCub 2?

Push the button for 3 seconds and release to start up WiCub 2.

If you’d like to use WiCub 2 in display only mode no further setup required 😃

For setting up to your WiFi, press the button once until the WiFi setup icon is shown and follow the super easy instructions on the display to complete your setup. Enjoy 😃

 

How do I power down WiCub 2?

Push the button a few times until the power icon is displayed.

Wait for a couple of seconds for WiCub 2 to power down.

Simple 😃

 

WiCub 2 Emoji Indicators

IAQ Index

Emoji

Air Quality

0 – 50 Emoji Good
51 – 100 Average
101 – 150 Little Bad
151 – 200 Bad
201 – 300 Worse
301 – 500 Very Bad

WiCub 2 FAQs

Is the battery replaceable?

No – WiCub 2 uses a rechargable battery that lasts 40+ days. Charge it using the USB micro port on the side.

Can I see a sample report?

WiCub 2 Daily Report

How many email alerts can I get in a day?

WiCub 2 sends out a maximum of 10 email alerts per day. This could be a mixture of IAQ, temperature, humidity and pressure values that are out of their set bands.

The temperature seems much higher when charging.

Yes that is expected as the internal battery, like all rechargable batteries, warms up during charge. A temperature compensation algorithm is in place during the recharge cycle that affects the accuracy of the sensor. The temperature normalises within an hour from when the charge is complete.

Can you customise WiCub 2 for me?

Yes we can – we have done custom firmware developments for some of our other clients. Please contact us for more information.

What sensor does WiCub 2 use?

WiCub 2 utilizes the Bosch BME680 sensor, a MEMS micro-hotplate MOX (metal-oxide) gas sensor.

How do you calibrate the sensor?

Calibration is performed automatically in the background if the sensor is exposed to both clean and polluted air for approximately 30 minutes each.

What gases does WiCub 2 measure ?
The sensor value increases or decreases based on the reaction of the gas-sensitive layer to oxidizable or reducible gases in the air. Thus WiCub 2 is sensitive to nearly all VOCs but remains a tVOC sensor (i.e. is not selective to specific compounds).
What approvals does the sensor have?

As the sensor is primarily used for CE applications and not for use in safety applications, it has been qualified against JEDEC qualification test methods and ISO16000-29 Profile.

WiCub 2 Release Notes

v1.00 - January 2020 
- First Production Release
v1.01 - February 2020 
- Low battery threshold adjusted
v1.02 - February 2020 - Performance Enhancements
v1.03 - March 2020
- Fahrenheit mode computation fixed

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