Aclara STAR® ZoneScan Leak-Detection System

Aclara STAR® ZoneScan Leak-Detection System

Type Of Detector
Water Leak Detection

The STAR ZoneScan system automates the collection, retrieval, and analysis of acoustic data by taking advantage of the latest features of Aclara’s STAR Network AMI system.

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Key Features

Material compatibility
Hands-off operation
Added value
Installation flexibility
Built for extreme conditions
Material compatibility
Time-synchronized sound recordings.


The STAR® ZoneScan system combines the strengths of leak-detection technology from Gutermann International and two-way fixed network AMI technology from Aclara, yielding a more powerful, efficient method of detecting water main leaks

Two-way communication between the utility head-end and endpoints:Time-synchronized initiation of sound recordings,An interface to Gutermann’s web-based data correlation software.

System Configuration

Gutermann model 820 acoustic loggers with watertight connector cable
Aclara Circular, 7-1/4” diameter non-metallic lids
STAR ZoneScan software module
Gutermann software license


Network Type: Two-way1 STAR Network
Transmit/receive frequency: 450-470 MHz, FCC licensed
Antenna: Internal
Cable length: Six feet with watertight connector
Amplitude measurement duration: Two hours (default)
Correlation recording duration: One 12-second recording (default)
MTU battery life: Five years
Physical dimensions: MTU diameter 5-1/8"; Lid diameter 7-1/4"
Data transmission: Once per day
Operating temp range: -30°C to +70°C
Operating humidity: 0-100% condensing
Transmit power: 0.25 W
Approvals: FCC part 90
Network compatibility: Aclara DCU IIJ/NCC v7.3.4 or higher with STAR ZoneScan software module
Handheld interface: Windows Mobile

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