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Table 1. ZFR1831 Router used as coordinator, controller, and repeater
Specification Description
Product code number JC-ZFR1831-0: Wireless Field Bus Router
Power supply input 15 VDC with cable connected to field controller, or 24 VAC (nominal, 20 VAC minimum/30 VAC maximum), 50/60 Hz, power supply Class 2.
Addressing Rotary switches, field adjustable
Wireless band Direct-Sequence Spread-Spectrum, 2.4 GHz ISM Bands
Transmission power 100 mW maximum (selectable)
Transmission range

75 m (250 ft) maximum at 100mW

304.8 m (1000 ft) maximum line-of-sight at 100 mW

Note: Site and installation conditions have an impact on the actual reliable range.
Ambient conditions Operating: -40°C to 75°C (-40°F to 167°F), 5% to 95% RH, Noncondensing

Storage: -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F), 5% to 95% RH, Noncondensing

Materials Plastic housing with plenum rating per UL 2043.
Terminations RJ-12 plug or 4-pin terminal
Dimensions, H x W x D 127 mm x 85.7 mm x 31.75 mm (5 in. x 3-3/8 in. x 3/4 in.)

Conduit: 1/2 in. trade size Electrical Mechanical Tubing (EMT) connector

Screw mounted: Wall or Gang Box

Ceiling Grid: T-Track clip (Grainger Item #45DN38 or equivalent). See for more information.

Shipping weight 0.387 kg (0.852 lbs)
Purpose of control Operating control
Construction of control and whether the control is electronic Independently mounted
TYPE 1 or TYPE 2 action TYPE 1
External pollution situation Pollution degree 2
Rated impulse voltage 330 V
15 VDC External power supply Intended for connection to Johnson Controls field controllers that support the standard Johnson Controls FC Bus implementation
Product model ZFR18

United States:

UL 60730-1, Energy Management Equipment. Suitable for Use in Other Environmental Air Space (Plenums) in Accordance with Section 300.22, (C) of the National Electrical Code.

FCC Compliant to CFR47, Part 15, Subpart B, Class A Transmission Complies with FCC Part 15.247 Regulations for Low Power Unlicensed Transmitters.

Transmitter Identification ZFR1831: FCC ID: OEJ-ZFRRADIO



CAN/CSA E60730-1, Energy Management Equipment.

Industry Canada (IC) Compliant to Canadian ICES-003, Class B Limits Industry Canada (IC) RSS-210

Transmitter Identification ZFR1831: 279A-ZFRRADIO

Brasil: Este equipamento não tem direito à proteção contra interferência prejudicial e não pode causar interferência em sistemas devidamente autorizados. ANATEL: 09243-21-06174.
México: La operación de este equipo está sujeta a las siguientes dos condiciones: (1) es posible que este equipo o dispositivo no cause interferencia perjudicial y (2) este equipo o dispositivo debe aceptar cualquier interferencia, incluyendo la que pueda causar su operación no deseada. IFT, Número: RCPJOZF22-4335.
Table 2. Technical specifications WRG1830 Gateway
Specification Description
Power consumption 38 W maximum
Ambient temperature conditions

Operating: 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)

Operating survival: -30°C to 60°C (-22°F to 140°F)

Non-operating: -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)

Ambient humidity conditions

Storage: 5% RH to 95% RH 30°C (86°F) maximum dew point conditions

Operating: 10% RH to 90% RH, 30°C (86°F) maximum dew point conditions

Transmission speeds Ethernet communication: 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 1 Gbps
Transmission Power Wi-Fi Access Point dongle, maximum 100mW
Transmission Range Wi-Fi Access Point dongle

WiFi communication: 30 m (100 ft) line-of-sight indoors

Transmission Power ZFR183x Mesh through connected ZFR1831 Router

User selectable:

100mW (default)




Transmission Range ZFR1831 Mesh through connected ZFR1831 Router 75 m (250 ft) Maximum at 100mW304.8 m (1000 ft) Maximum Line-of-Sight at 100 mW
Note: Site and installation conditions have an impact on the actual reliable range.
Serial interfaces
  • One ZFR Radio port (one 6-pin RJ12 jack and one 4-pin screw terminal)
  • One FC Bus port (one 4-pin screw terminal)[not used]
  • Three USB ports (one Micro-B port, and two USB A ports). All support USB 2.0 and Open Host Controller Interface [Open HCI] specification.
Dimensions, H x W x D 190 mm x 125 mm x 44.5 mm (7.48 in. x 4.92 in. x 1.75 in.)
Housing White Polycarbonate and Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) blend
Weight .387kg (.852 lbs)
Web browser requirements for computers and handheld devices

Computer: Windows Internet Explorer® 10 and Windows Internet Explorer 11, or Google® Chrome™

Handheld device: The handheld device must run either Internet Explorer Mobile for Windows® Mobile version 5 or version 6 operating system (OS); Android™ or Google Chrome. Other web browsers may display the UI, but the functionality is not guaranteed.

Compliance United States: UL Listed File E107041, CCN PAZX, UL 916, Energy Management Equipment, FCC Compliant to CFR47, Part 15, Subpart B, Class A.
Canada: UL listed file E107041, CCN PAZX7, CAN/CSA C22.2 No.205, Signal Equipment; Industry Canada Compliant.

The performance specifications are nominal and conform to acceptable industry standard. For application at conditions beyond these specifications, consult the local Johnson Controls office. Johnson Controls shall not be liable for damages resulting from misapplication or misuse of its products.