H2scan Unveils the BRD-O1: Simplifying Hydrogen Detection with Advanced Features for Stationary Battery and Area Monitoring Applications

VALENCIA, CALIFORNIA – March 1, 2024 – H2scan, a leading provider of hydrogen sensing solutions, announces the release of the BRD-O1, a powerful and user-friendly controller display unit designed to streamline hydrogen monitoring in stationary battery and area monitoring applications.

“The BRD-O1 represents a significant step forward in hydrogen monitoring technology,” says Jeff Donato, Director of Safety Products at H2scan. “This all-in-one solution simplifies every aspect of the process, from installation and operation to data communication and fault detection.”

The BRD-O1 controller display boasts a range of benefits that make it ideal for various applications. Whether enhancing safety through continuous monitoring and fault detection to ensure prompt awareness of hydrogen alarm conditions; or improving efficiency with a simplified installation and operation, reducing setup time and maintenance costs. This versatile controller provides communication options that enable seamless integration with existing systems.

Key features of the BRD-O1 display include:

  • Worry-free and reliable: Seamlessly monitors up to eight (8) H2scan sensors with intuitive interface including Modbus, 4-20mA, and dry contact communication protocols.
  • Continuous fault monitoring: Proactively identifies and alerts users to potential issues with sensor data.
  • Easy installation and use: Pre-programmed from the factory, requiring minimal setup and quick integration with existing annunciation panels.
  • Versatile communication: Supports Modbus, 4-20mA, and dry contact outputs to meet the needs of diverse applications.
  • Durable and certified: Enclosed in a NEMA 4X enclosure for protection against harsh environments.

“Together with our auto-calibrating sensor, the BRD-O1 is truly a set-it-and-forget-it solution,” adds Donato. “It offers the easiest and most reliable hydrogen detection available, empowering users to focus on their core operations with confidence. Customers now have access to a robust, reliable safety system for battery storage rooms that, combined with our sensors, is the ultimate in safety and reliability.”


The BRD-O1 is available now through H2scan’s authorized distributors. For more information, please visit the H2scan website at www.h2scan.com or email [email protected].

About H2scan

H2scan is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance hydrogen sensing solutions. With a commitment to innovation and quality, H2scan provides reliable and effective products that help businesses keep their personnel, facilities, and assets safe. H2scan sensor products are used in transformer health monitoring, battery storage rooms, warehouses using fuel cells or any enclosed area where hydrogen leaks may occur. The company’s Gen 5 technology provides the most accurate, tolerant, and affordable hydrogen sensors for a wide range of industrial leak detection and process gas monitoring markets, including control systems, safety monitoring and alarm systems.

H2scan’s products are trusted by some of the largest organizations in the world, including ABB, Siemens, GE Energy, Qualitrol, DOD, ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron, Proctor & Gamble and more.

Learn more at www.h2scan.com.

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