Product Information

INTREPID™ MicroWave 330 is a volumetric perimeter detection system for fence lines, open areas, gates, entryways, walls and rooftop applications. Based on Southwest Microwave’s field-proven microwave detection technology, it reliably detects human intruders with minimal environmental nuisance alarms. Advanced digital signal processing (DSP) allows continuous monitoring of intrusion alarm and tamper switch status, received signal strength and detection parameters.

MicroWave 330 operates at K-Band (24.125 GHz / 24.162 GHz) frequency, achieving superior performance to X-band sensors. Because K-band is 2.5 times higher than X-band, the multipath signal generated by an intruder is more focused, and detection of stealthy intruders is correspondingly better. K-band frequency also limits susceptibility to outside interference from air/seaport radar or other microwave systems.

Antenna beam width is approximately 3.5 degrees in the horizontal and vertical planes. A true parabolic antenna assures long range operation, superior beam control and predictable Fresnel zones. Advanced receiver design increases detection probability by alarming on partial or complete beam interruption, increase / decrease in signal level or jamming by other transmitters.

MicroWave 330′s tethered mode of operation optimizes sensor control. Its on-board synchronization circuitry eliminates external interference and allows multimple MicroWave 330′s and Southwest Microwave transceivers to operate without mutual interference between sensors. Units can be stacked in either mode for ultra-high security applications.

As part of the new-generation INTREPID™ family, MicroWave 330 networks seamlessly with the MicroPoint™ II Fence Detection Sensor and MicroTrack II Buried Cable Detection Sensor using a common, open architecture communications protocol.

Key Product Features

  • Range: 457 M (1500 FT) / 244 M (800 FT) EU
  • Single Platform Networking Capabilities
  • Digital Signal Processing for High PD / Low NAR
  • Fresnel Suppression Algorithms for Intruder Recognition
  • Software-Controlled Setup
  • Built-in Synchronization Prevents Interference Between Sensors
  • Tethered Mode for Optimal Sensor Control and Interference Resistance

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