ZigBee / wireless M-Bus 4-20mA Analog Sensor

ZBS-181 / -184 - ZigBee (Q1/2017)
MBS-181 / -184 - wireless M-Bus (Q2/2016)


  • 1 analog input 4..20mA (ZBS-181, MBS-181)
  • 4 analog inputs 4..20mA (ZBS-184, MBS-184)
  • Configurable thresholds for immediate alerting
  • Max. IP66 rated (depending on cable input), cable screw connection included
  • Fast and reliable internal connection for solid & flexible wires, with or without wire end sleeve
  • Robust ABS chassis, contact manufacturer for outdoor Polycarbonate chassis
  • 120 x 65 x 40 mm
  • Battery-Low message
  • Firmware upgradable via ZigBee network

Technical data:

Standards ./.
LxWxH [mm] 120x65x40
Material ABS, grey
IP Rating IP65
Power Supply
External Voltage external power supply available
External Connector on demand
Internal 1x AA 3.6V (Li)
1x C cell 3.6V (Li) on demand
Typ. Power Consumption depending on configuration
Interfaces / Sensors
4..20mA Analog Input ZBS-181, MBS-181: 1x Connection for potential-free wires
ZBS-184, MBS-184: 4x Connection for potential-free wires, (-) pins of all connectors are connected with each other, use external decoupler if required.
Operating Temperature -10..+40 °C
Operating Rel. Humidity non-condensing
Storage -30..+60 °C
Safety / EMC / RF CE
Tariff Information 9031 8038

Communication ZigBee
Protocol / Frequency IEEE 802.15.4 ZigBee,  max. 250 KBit/s, ISM 2.4 GHz
Role / Mode Router
Max. direct joined end nodes 20, use further routers for additional end nodes
Transmit Power +8 dBm (6 mW)
Receive Sensitivity -102 dBm
Antenna Internal, PCB
Encryption AES128

Communication Wireless M-Bus (MBS-)
Protocol / Frequency OMS / Wireless M-Bus 868 MHz
Role / Mode End-Node
Operation Mode: T1
TX Cycle:
60s mains powered
300s battery powered
Transmit Power +10 dBm
Receive Sensitivity -112 dBm
Antenna Internal, PCB

Ordering / Options:

  • 75ZBS181 1x Analog Input
  • 75ZBS184 4x Analog Inputs
  • Wireless M-Bus on demand
Date: 02/15/16, Version: 1.0


pikkerton GmbH
Kienhorststrasse 70
D-13403 Berlin
Tel.: +49 30 3300724-0
Email to pikkerton
Used Technologies

Typical Applications
  • Energy Metering
  • Counting of external meter pulses
  • Contact monitoring for doors and windows.
  • Measuring of water temperatures in pipes

Literature / Download
...can be found in Service & Support
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