Gaia Air Quality Monitors - Product Series

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The GAIA Air Quality Monitoring Stations are specially optimized, highly accurate and easy to use monitoring stations designed by the Earth Sensing labs. The stations are suitable for affordable budget - as low as $200 for the most recommended A12 station.




GAIA A12 Monitoring Station

Air Quality Monitors

The Gaia Ax series is a semi-professional Air Quality monitoring product range suitable for outdoor as well as indoor and industrial Air Quality monitoring, and produced and manufactured by the Earth Sensing Labs from the WAQI project.

Accurate and Reliable

All the semi-pro stations have been carefully designed for highly reliable and accurate monitoring, using redundant sensors and high quality components. All the stations are tested individually, and produced is small batches to ensure the best quality.

Designed for efficiency

The semi-professional GAIA station provide data as accurate as the traditional high-end professional air quality monitoring stations (e.g. using BAM or TOEM), but at only 1/20th of their price. Together with the GAIA big-data cloud system, hundreds of stations can be deployed, maintained and analyzed in a single city in just few clicks.

The semi-professional GAIA are also specially designed for outdoor use with IP67 waterproof material and UV proof ABS plastic.

Production Ready Devices

The following devices have been developed and tested since 2017 and are now production ready.

Gaia A11: Personal Sensing Station


A11 Dimensions
The Gaia A11 is the most simple version of the series, but also the most affordable. It comes with 2 integrated sensors, one for Particulate Matter (PM2.5, PM10) as well as one for Relative Humidity and Temperature.
  • Particulate Matter Sensors: 1x PMS 5003
  • Dimensions: 65 * 95 * 55 mm
Station cost is $100.

Gaia A12: Professional Sensing Station


Gaia A12 product view
The Gaia A12 comes with 2 redundant PM sensors (so 3 in total). This setup is mandatory for “official” AQI readings (eg. data broadcasted to a wide audience), as a way to ensure the data reliability of the PM sensors. The meteorological sensor is an high precision sensor for Relative Humidity, Temperature and Pressure sensing.
  • Particulate Matter Sensors: 3x PMS 5003
  • Meteorologic Sensors: BME 280
  • Power Supply: 5V (USB compatible)
  • Connectivity: WIFI (with external antenna)
  • Dimensions: 130 * 80 * 70 mm
  • Weight: 380g
Station cost is $200.

Gaia A13: Additional gas sensors.

The Gaia A13 is based on a standard A12 professional configuration, with the possiblity to add one (and only one) additional Gas sensor. Currently, two different kind of gas sensors are supported.

Ozone - O3
  • Detection Range: 0~10 ppm
  • Resolution: 10 ppb resolution
  • Sensor ZE25-O3.
The Ozone (more specifically the ground level Ozone) is a gas which is formed when heat + sunshine + traffic emissions are present together. It is usually active during mainly Summer, especially in the afternoon. During winter, or night, it is not a relevant pollutant.
Carbon Dioxide - CO2
  • Detection Range: 0~2000 ppm
  • Resolution: 50 ppm resolution
  • Sensor MH-Z19B
Carbon Dioxide, more know for its global warming effect, is more relevant for indoor sensing. When used outdoor, concentration levels are low with small variation, and without direct health impact (but strong indirect humanity impact). We recommend this sensor only for academics working on CO2.

The GAIA A13 Station cost is $250.

Summary

The following table summarizes the different configuration for the Gaia Axx product range.

Particulate Matter (PM) Sensors
Product A11 A12 A13
Particle Matter (PM) Sensor PM2.5
PM10
PM1
PM2.5
PM10
PM1
PM2.5
PM10
PM1
Redundant PM Sensors - Yes(x3) Yes(x3)
Gaz Sensor - - Ozone or CO2
Meteo. Sensor Temp, Humidity Temp, Humidity, Presssure Temp, Humidity, Presssure
Connectivity
Product A11 A12 A13
WIFI Yes Yes Yes
Power Supply
Product A11 A12 A13
5V DC Power Supply Yes Yes Yes
Power cable length 5m/ 16 feet 10m/ 33 feet 10m/ 33 feet
Data Storage & Broadcast
Product A11 A12 A13
Broadcasted on aqicn.org - Yes Yes
Historical Data Access Yes Yes Yes
Maintenance
Product A11 A12 A13
Anomaly Detection - Yes Yes
Remote Maintenance Yes Yes Yes
Pricing
Product A11 A12 A13
Raw Cost (in USD) [1] $150 $200 $250

Note 1:Station cost does not include shipping cost.

Gaia A12 Installation & Mounting Instructions

Mounting:

Mounting with strips
Mounting with screws
There are 2 options for mounting the monitoring box:
  • Using screws: The GAIA enclosure is made of standard outdoor ABS box, which comes with 4 holes dedicated for screwing the box.

  • Using standard plastic strips: The GAIA station is delivered with 2 strips of 1 meter, which can be used to fixed the station on a pole.

Location:

Overall, the most important is to place the station somewhere protected from direct winds, rain and dust sources.

For official stations, there are two more requirements, with the intent is to locate the station on sites representative to the ambient air quality levels (reference).

Average daily traffic
(vehicles per day)
Minimum
≤1,000 10
10,000 10
15,000 20
20,000 30
40,000 50
70,000 100
≥110,000 250
  • Height: The station should be mounted at a height above a minimum of 1.5 meters. The objective is to prevent from dust resuspension, which can happen if someone is walking nearby the station.

  • Distance from road traffic: The station should be located at least 10 meters away from the nearest road. See table on the right for full specification.

Distance:

  • The station comes with a 10 meters (33 feet) power cable (5V with DC3.5 connector), so the station should be located no more than 10 meters away from the nearest power source. If needed, we can provide longer power cable (contact us in this case).

  • The monitoring station is using a regular external WIFI antenna, which allows the station to be at least 20 meters away from the nearest hotspot. In case longer distance is needed, enhanced external antenna can be used (contact us in this case).

Ordering and Inquiry

If you are interested in getting a GAIA station, send us a message and we will allocate one station in the current batch. If you to place an order, please indicate your address and phone number for the delivery. Payment is done at shipping time, and can be done using any regular credit card or paypal.

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Shipment Cost

Estimated shipment cost: (based on 1KG weight, size 18x10x12 cm, shipment from Beijing)
Currency rate updated on 2020-05-17 -- 1 USD = 7.1022039254824 CNY
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465 CNY
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Devices Under Development

The following devices are under research and development, and not yet available for production:

Gaia A13++: More gases

Also, we are currently evaluating sensors able to monitor the following gases.

  • Formaldehyde (CH2O)
  • Total volatile organic compound (TVOC)
  • Carbon Monoxyde (CO)
  • Nitrogen Dioxyde (NO2)
  • Sulfur Dioxide (SO2).
  • Gaia A12 LoRa: A12 with LoRa connectivity.

    We initially worked on a GSM version of the Gaia A12, but as the GSM connectivity is fading away, it is not a future proof solution. So, for those who have no WIFI conenctivity, this station will allow to connect to the global things network.

    Gaia A18: Off-grid Sensing

    The Gaia A18 is the same as the Gaia A12, but can be operated without D/C power supply, via the 3 cells battery and the included solar charger.
    Under normal solar conditions, the box can be operated for at least 3 months without charging. Without, it can operate for a minimum of one month (depending on the sampling frequency).
    The Gaia A18++ variant is packed with a total of 9 cells, making it able to last 1 year under normal solar conditions.

    Gaia A19: Professional Off-grid

    The Gaia A19 is the most advanced of the current Ax series. It includes both GSM/3G/LORA Network connectivity (in case WIFI is not available), as well a GPS sensor for positioning the box.
    The embedded battery is extended to a 9 cell battery, allowing the box to run for a minimum of one year without D/C charging (under normal solar conditions).

    All Products

    Es gibt sehr viele Produkte zur Luftqualität auf dem Markt. Einige sind gut, andere schlecht. Für uns Verbraucher kann es manchmal schwierig sein zu beurteilen, welches Produkt gut und den Kauf wert ist und welches schlecht ist und besser nicht gekauft werden sollte. Aus diesem Grund haben wir diese Seite mit Produkten zur 'Luftqualitität' zusammengestellt. Sie finden hier eine Auswahl von Produkten, die wir sorgfältig geprüft und bewertet haben.


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    Über Messungen zur Luftqualität und Verschmutzung

    Über die Luftqualitätsstufen

    - Luftqualitätswerte (AQI)Stufen zur Bewertung der Gesundheitsgefährdung
    0 - 50 Gut Die Qualität der Luft ist zufriedenstellend. Die Luftverschmutzung stellt ein geringes oder kein Risiko dar.
    51 -100 Mäßig Die Luftqualität ist insgesamt akzeptabel. Bei manchen Schadstoffen bestehen jedoch für einen sehr kleinen Personenkreis, der außergewöhnlich empfindlich auf Luftverschmutzung reagiert, eventuell Gesundheitsbedenken.
    101-150 Ungesund für empfindliche Personengruppen Bei empfindlichen Personengruppen können gesundheitliche Auswirkungen auftreten. Die allgemeine Öffentlichkeit ist höchstwahrscheinlich nicht betroffen.
    151-200 Ungesund Erste gesundheitliche Auswirkungen können sich bei allen Personengruppen einstellen. Bei empfindlichen Personengruppen können ernstere gesundheitliche Auswirkungen auftreten.
    201-300 Sehr ungesund Gesundheitswarnung aufgrund einer Notfallsituation. Die gesamte Bevölkerung ist voraussichtlich betroffen.
    300+ gesundheitsgefährdend Gesundheitsalarm: Jeder könnte ernstere Auswirkungen auf die Gesundheit verspüren

    Um mehr über Luftqualität und -verschmutzung zu erfahren, gehen Sie auf die Seite Luftverschmutzung (Wikipedia) oder den AIRNow Leitfaden für Luftqualität und Ihre Gesundheit der US-amerikanischen Umweltagentur.

    Sehr nützliche Gesundheitsratschläge gibt der Pekinger Arzt Richard Saint Cyr MD, www.myhealthbeijing.com in seinem Blog.


    Nutzungshinweis: Alle Luftqualitätsdaten sind zum Zeitpunkt der Veröffentlichung noch nicht verifiziert, und aufgrund der Qualitätssicherung können diese Daten jederzeit ohne vorherige Ankündigung geändert werden. Das World Air Quality Index Projekt hat alle angemessenen Fähigkeiten und Sorgfalt bei der Zusammenstellung der Inhalte dieser Informationen angewandt und unter keinen Umständen, vertraglich oder anderweitig haftet das , das World Air Quality Index Projektteam oder seine Agenten wegen unerlaubter Handlung oder anderweitig für Verluste, Verletzungen oder Schäden, die direkt oder indirekt aus der Bereitstellung dieser Daten entstehen.



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