With a ruggedized casing, more than 10 years of battery life, and a Bluetooth 5 ready chipset, the Heavy Duty Beacon HD18-3 is built to stand the test of time.
Replaceable batteries, 10 years battery life
Bluetooth 5 ready*
Fully Encrypted Communication and ID Shuffling
** Works only with active Infrastructure Management + Data Streams subscription
Battery lasts up to 10 years
The Heavy Duty Beacon HD18-3 uses four replaceable Lithium-Thionyl Chloride batteries. With lean firmware and the latest Nordic chipset, we’ve ensured that this beacon with massive capacity runs for 10 years.
Use it in rough indoor and outdoor environments
The Heavy Duty Beacon HD18-3 is resistant to high and low temperatures (-40°C to +80°C/ -40°F to 176°F), rain and snow (IP65 rating), and mechanical impact. This means you can use it outdoors and in industrial environments.
Bluetooth 5 Ready
Kontakt.io brings you the first beacons in the market ready for the new Bluetooth 5 standard.
Dimensions and weight
- 40 mm
- 65 mm
- 115 mm (4.52 in)
- Dark grey
- Protection rating
- IP 65, NEMA 4
- Antibacterial Surface
- Upon request
- Nordic Semi nRF52832
- Real Time Clock
- Yes (PCF85063A)
- Operating temperature
- -40°C to +80°C
- 3-axis accelerometer data as stream or event based through Kontakt.io API
- Industry leading signal quality with parallel Eddystone and iBeacon broadcasting
- Future proof
- Bluetooth 5 ready chipset
Battery and Power
- Lithium-Thionyl Chloride
- 4 x 2.6Ah (at +25°C)
- Number of batteries
- Up to 4
- Total capacity
- Up to 10.8 Ah
- Battery life (100ms, Tx Power=6)
- 5 years*
* Assumes operating at constant temperature. Temperature changes may have negative impact on battery capacity, thus device operating time.
& Administration App
Change beacon settings and set profiles and alerts individually or in bulk.
Check and control your device’s status, updates, and usage.
Add and share your devices, create managers, group your devices by venue.
Are you a developer?
Easily integrate our software with your current IT stack.Build your solution with the Kontakt.io API and SDK to get the most out of your infrastructure.
Order beacons with preconfigured profiles, identifiers, and settings, so you don’t have to do it by yourself.
We ship to any place in the world within a few business days. Shipping cost may vary with custom volume orders. Please contact sales for details.
Made in Europe
Every single beacon—from the hardware to our in-house R&D, design, engineering, and operations-is made in Europe.
Get white-label boxes or print custom labels to help with deployment.
All Kontakt.io beacons come with a 12-month warranty on the hardware, excluding batteries.
Focus on your core strengths instead of dealing with beacon deployment and maintenance by yourself. We’ll take care of your infrastructure.
Let us customize the packaging to reflect your brand and then drop ship each box directly to the end destination. Please contact sales for more information.