ALLIGATOR Universal Sensors® RS

With the freely programmable universal sensors from ALLIGATOR® RS, you are equipped for every situation in your workshop: The universal sensors are not pre-programmed, so they can be individually adapted to the respective vehicle model. This reduces the variety of sensors required, which a workshop must have in stock, and simplifies the work process. Although vehicle-specific programming does take some time, universal sensors can be updated again and again and therefore do not become obsolete.

All the advantages of the ALLIGATOR® RS universal sensors at a glance:

  • Very high vehicle coverage
  • Correspond to OE sensors in quality and functionality
  • Perfect sensor fit due to flexible adjustment
  • Number of stored parts and associated costs can be reduced
  • Risk of installing the wrong sensor is reduced
  • Fast and easy workflow
  • Loss of sales due to non-stocked built-in parts is avoided
  • Sensors can be programmed both before and after mounting the tires
[Translate to English GB:] Universalsensor® RS3

With ball joint attachment

The® RS3 sensor corresponds to the original tire pressure sensors in terms of functionality and quality. The aluminum valve used in the original equipment and the currently smallest tire pressure sensor for metal valves are connected to each other by means of the ALLIGATOR patented ball joint. The ball joint makes it possible to mount the sensor flexible on most steel and aluminum rims.

Technical data - Universal sensor® RS3

Part No.:                                       9-590914
Sensor Type:                       ® RS3
Mounting:                                     Ball joint
Frequency:                                    434 MHz
Color marking:                             blue seal
Sensor weight:                             18 g
Adjustable angle:                        12° bis 40°
Nut tightening torque:               3,3 Nm / 29 inch lbs
Screw tightening torque:           3,3 Nm / 29 inch lbs

The aluminum valve is made of a high-quality aluminum alloy and is protected against corrosion by an additional anodized coating. The valve is available in the colors silver (9-590906), titanium grey (9-590904) and black (9-590908) anodized or chrome (9-590910).

Technical data - Screw valve

Ventil type:                                   Screw valve
Mounting:                                     Ball joint
Length:                                          43 mm
For valve hole:                              Ø 11,3 + 0,4 mm
Finish:                                            Anodized aluminum in 4 colors

[Translate to English GB:] Universalsensor® RS4

The snap-in version of the® sensor RS4 is equipped with the clip-pin functionality patented by ALLIGATOR. The clip-pin enables a very simple and quick assembly or disassembly of the valve and replaces a cumbersome screw for the connection to the sensor.

The® RS4 universal sensor can be used...

  • ...for tires up to speed index H.
  • ...for wheels where the valve deflection can be limited to a maximum angle of 25°.

The® Snap-In valve is mounted into the rim like a conventional rubber valve or removed accordingly.

The following recommendations must be observed:

Snap-In valves for tire pressure sensors are exposed to significantly higher loads than standard valves. Therefore it is necessary to supplement TPMS Snap-In valves basically at every tire change. The TPMS Snap-In Valve for the® universal sensor RS4 is limited to speeds below 210 km/h and is therefore recommended exclusively for the replacement of TPMS Snap-In valve solutions already installed in the factory. In any case, when using the® Snap-In Valve, it must be ensured beforehand that the maximum design speed specified for the vehicle does not exceed 210 km/h.

It must be ensured that the tire inflation pressure does not exceed 4.5 bar (65 psi). In case of doubt, it is recommended to use the universal sensor® RS3 with Snap-In valve.

Technical data - universal sensor® RS3

Part No.:                                    9-590918
Sensor Type:                   ® RS4
Mounting:                                 Clip-Pin
Frequency:                                434 MHz
Color marking:                         blue seal
Sensor weight:                         16 g
ETRTO:                                     No. V2.03.13

Technical data - screw valve

Part No.:                                    9-590916
Valve type:                                Snap-In
Mounting:                                 Clip-Pin
Length:                                      TR413
For valve hole:                          Ø 11,3 + 0,4 mm
Valve angle:                              20°
Max. top speed:                       210 km/h
Tire inflation pressure:            up to 4,5 bar

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ALLIGATOR Programming devices

Basically, two variants are available for the programming of® sensors:

The ALLIGATOR Programming Tool PT1 has been specially developed to program® sensors exclusively. It is not possible to read out already programmed sensors. The device is therefore an ideal and cost-effective addition to wireless TPMS handheld devices.

The ALLIGATOR PT3 and PT4 is an ideal supplement to the ALLIGATOR programming device PT1. It supports the work flow in the workshop, for example, by being able to check the function, sensor ID, tire pressure and temperature of all TPMS sensors installed in the vehicle when the vehicle is accepted.

In our download area you will find the appropriate software for your programming device and the always up-to-date® ONE and® RS cover lists.

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In the download area you will find the appropriate software for your programming device and the current cover lists® ONE and® RS.