Replaceable batteries, up to 8 years* battery life

Secure

Accelerometer

Bluetooth 5 ready

Real-time clock

Temperature sensor

* INTERVAL 1500MS, TX POWER=3

World’s best selling beacon, now sensor enabled and even more efficient.

The Bluetooth Beacon SB18-3 is the successor of our flagship and award-winning Beacon. It comes with an accelerometer and temperature sensor to help you improve visibility and compliance with condition monitoring. The new nRF52 chip brings performance improvements, Bluetooth 5 compatibility, and up to 8 years of battery life.

Bluetooth Beacon SB18-3

Know about unexpected movements

When you mount SB18-3 to a wall, you want to be sure it stays there. The built-in accelerometer help you know when it isn’t. Integrate the accelerometer data into your solution to track its movement, get notifications when it falls off, is on the move, or changes its orientation.

Bluetooth Beacon SB18-3

Monitor the temperature of the surrounding

Automate daily temperature checks by seamlessly monitoring and recording temperature changes. Use the data collected by the sensor to analyze environmental conditions over time or trigger alerts when needed*.

*In order to provide reliable readings, the temperature sensor needs to be calibrated. Learn how to calibrate your beacon here.
Bluetooth Beacon SB18-3

Get the world-class performance for the years ahead

The Bluetooth Beacon SB18-3 uses two Lithium Manganese Dioxide batteries. Thanks to its lean firmware and the latest Nordic chipset, you can expect it to run for up to 8 years in the indoor environments, and you can replace the batteries afterwards.

Beacon SB18-3

Antiseptic surface upon request*

Kontakt.io uses compounds to form an anti-bacterial surface that inhibits the survival and growth of bacteria on the products . The accordance with ISO 22196:2011, ensures 99.9% bacteria reduction so SB18-3 can be used in sterile environments, such as healthcare, food production lines, and so forth.

*Minimum order quantity 10k.

Bluetooth 5 Ready

Kontakt.io brings you the first beacons in the market ready for the new Bluetooth 5 standard.

2x

speed

8x

data

Dimensions and weight

Height
15 mm (0.59 in)
Width
55 mm (2.16 in)
Depth
56 mm (2.20 in)
Weight
35 grams (1.23 oz)

Microcontroller

Name
Nordic Semiconductor nRF52832

Connectivity

Bluetooth
Bluetooth 4.2 compliant, Bluetooth 5 ready
Range
up to 70 meters
Available transmission power levels
1 (-20dBm), 2 (-16dBm), 3 (-12dBm), 4 (-8dBm), 5 (-4dBm), 6 (0dBm), 7 (4dBm)
Sensitivity
-93dBm

Battery and power

Model
CR2477y
Type
Lithium Manganese Dioxide Coin Batter
Capacity
1000 mAh each
Number of batteries
2
Replaceable
yes

Sensors

Sensors
Temperature, Accelerometer (3-axis)

Casing*

Material
LUPOY GN5001RFG
Colours
White or Black*
Protection
IP-50
Splashproof
Yes
Dustproof
Yes
Customisation
logo printed on front and casing’s colour
Flame resistance
Safe - V0 flammability class
Antibacterial Surface
Upon request

Environmental Requirements

Operating Temperature
-20°C / + 60°C (-4°F / +140°F)
Storage temperature
-5°C / +35°c (23°F / +95°F)
Humidity (non-condensing)
from 0% up to 95%

Warranty

Warranty
12 months

Beacon standards compatibility**

iBeacon
Yes
Eddystone
Yes
Kontakt.io Secure Profile
Yes**
Custom frames possible for large orders

* Please contact sales if you want to order black beacons
** All packets can be enabled and disabled at any time, except Kontakt.io Secure Profile (it’s constantly broadcasted at a fixed 1000ms interval)

Kontakt.io Panel
& Administration App

Configure

Change beacon settings and set profiles and alerts individually or in bulk.

Monitor

Check and control your device’s status, updates, and usage.

Manage

Add and share your devices, create managers, group your devices by venue.

Go to panel

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.

Preconfiguration

Order beacons with preconfigured profiles, identifiers, and settings, so you don’t have to do it by yourself.

Shipping

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.

Customization

Get white-label boxes or print custom labels to help with deployment.

Warranty

All Kontakt.io beacons come with a 12-month warranty on the hardware, excluding batteries.

Services

Focus on your core strengths instead of dealing with beacon deployment and maintenance by yourself. We’ll take care of your infrastructure.

Drop shipping

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.

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