Confidex Viking Classic - Bluetooth® Low Energy Beacon

29.90 €
Reference 3002063

Bluetooth® Low Energy Beacon (v4.2) with NFC connectivity and temperature sensor. Completely waterproof (IP68) and resistant to chemicals.

  • Eddystone
  • Eddystone + iBeacon


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Beacon Bluetooth® Low Energy by Confidex is designed for industrial environments. Thanks to the integrated temperature sensor, it is a valid tool for industrial production control, supply chain and asset control.

The robust casing makes this Beacon suitable for industrial environments and completely protected from water and dust infiltration.

The activation and configuration of the Confidex Viking Classic have to be done via the Android Confidex Runestone application. An Android NFC Smartphone is needed.

Electrical characteristics

  • Version: Bluetooth® 4.2
  • NFC: 13.56 MHz ISO 14443A
  • ISM frequency: 2.45 GHz
  • Module: Nordic NRF52832
  • Memory: 512 kb Flash, 64 kb RAM
  • NFC interface for quick configuration
  • Integrated temperature sensor (other sensors available on request)
  • Sensitivity: -96 dBm
  • Reading distance: up to 200 m, even on metals (distance subject to environmental characteristics)
  • Batteries: 2 x CR2477
  • Application: on any surface, even metallic

Mechanical characteristics

  • Dimensions: 56 x 54 x 19 mm / 2.20 x 2.13 x 0.75 in
  • Casing material: Polycarbonate and ASA
  • Weight: 45 g

Environmental resistance

  • Operating temperature: -20°C to +60°C / -4°F to +140°F
  • Water resistance: IP68, 5 hours at 1 meter depth
  • Estimated duration: up to 5 years (in relation to use)

Chemical resistance

No physical or performance modification in:

  • 168 hours of engine oil exposure
  • 48 hours of exposure to salt water (10% salinity)
  • 48 hours of exposure to sulfuric acid (10%, pH 2)
  • 48 hours of exposure to sodium hydroxide (NaOH 10%, pH 13)

Furthermore, good resistance to moderate concentrations of acids, alcohols, alkalis, detergents and detergents is found.

Acetone and sodium hydroxide should be avoided.


Confidex Viking supports the following Eddystone protocols.

  • Eddystone-UID
  • Eddystone-URL
  • Eddystone-TLM (transmits telemetry information, such as temperature)
  • Eddystone-EID

For more information on Eddystone, see the Google Beacon platform and the Eddystone Wikipedia page


It is recommended to use mechanical fixing in any application that includes the risk of high mechanical stress or low temperature when fixing the Beacon.

M5 type screws, or plastic or metal cable ties with a maximum width of 4 mm can be used.


Data sheet

NFC Standard
ISO/IEC 14443-A
Protection class


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