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 $100 per year 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 in small batches to ensure the best quality.

Designed for efficiency

The semi-professional GAIA station provides data as accurate as of 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 a few clicks.

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

Gaia A12: Professional Sensing Station

Overview

Gaia A12 product view

The GAIA A12 is sensor-packed station:
  • Air Quality Particulate Matter Sensors: 3x PMS 5003
  • Meteorologic Sensors: ASAIR DHT-20
  • Connectivity via WIFI, with external antenna.
The station is using 3 redundant Air Quality sensors to ensure the best data quality: Our system continuously correlates the data from all sensors to automatically detect and correct any abnormal data.

The GAIA A12 station is also very compact, light, so easy to install:
  • Power Supply: Only needs a 5V (USB compatible) supply
  • Power Cable: 10 meters waterproof power cable included.
  • Dimensions: 130 * 80 * 70 mm
  • Weight: 380g

Pricing

The station is sold at a cost of per month, or if paid yearly.

When purchased monthly (respectively yearly), you only need to pay for the station every month (resp. year) as long as you want to use it. You can stop the payment at any time. Furthermore, every 2 years, we send you a brand new station for free (excluding shipment cost). Renewing the station is important to us to ensure the highest sensor quality of your station.
Note that we ask for a deposit for rented station.

Alternatively, it is also possible to purchase the station with a one-time payment. In this case, the cost is .

Summary

The following table summarizes the configuration for the Gaia A12 product.

SensorsParticle Matter (PM) SensorPM2.5, PM10 and PM1.0
Redundant PM Sensors Yes (x3)
Weather SensorTemperature and Humidity
ConnectivityWIFIyes (2.4G)
Power SuppplyPower Supplyyes, using standard USB 5V DC
Power cable10 meters (33 feet) water proof cable
Data Storage & BroadcastPublicationyes, broadcasted on aqicn.org and waqi.info
Historical Datayes, accessible via website or API
MaintenanceAnomaly Detectionyes
Remote Maintenanceyes
PricingProduct CostMonthly: or Yearly:
(Deposit: )
Shipment 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 a standard outdoor ABS box, which comes with 4 holes dedicated to screwing the box.

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

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 a 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 the longer distance is needed, an enhanced external antenna can be used (contact us in this case).

Location:

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

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

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

  • Height: The station should be mounted at a height above a minimum of 1.5 meters. The objective is to prevent 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 specifications.

Package Content:

For reference, based on GAIA A12

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 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 2022-05-24 -- 1 USD = 6.6511022990487 CNY
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Devices Under Development

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

Gaia A13: With more gas sensors

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

  • Ozone (O3)
  • Carbone Dioxyde (CO2)
  • Formaldehyde (CH2O)
  • Total volatile organic compound (TVOC)
  • Carbon Monoxyde (CO)
  • Nitrogen Dioxyde (NO2)
  • Sulfur Dioxide (SO2).
  • Gaia A15: With LoRaWAN 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 connectivity, this station will allow connecting to the global things network.

    Gaia A18: Solar Powered ("Off-grid")

    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.

    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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