[WISPA] Inexpensive alarm monitor

2012-03-27 Thread Troy Settle
We've recently installed generators at several sites, but have not yet found an affordable solution for monitoring them. Does anyone know of a simple product that will enable me to monitor these things? Everything I've found is super expensive. All I really need, is a simple device that can be

Re: [WISPA] Inexpensive alarm monitor

2012-03-27 Thread Faisal Imtiaz
There have been some discussions on this previously on the list. if you Google, there was one blog listing on how to hook up a Mikrotik Ethernet port (loopback plug) into a alarm contact rely, and then monitor for port condition..Which I thought was pretty slick... Can't get any cheaper

Re: [WISPA] Inexpensive alarm monitor

2012-03-27 Thread Faisal Imtiaz
Found the article.. it was Greg Sowell http://gregsowell.com/?p=2093 Regards. Faisal Imtiaz Snappy Internet Telecom 7266 SW 48 Street Miami, Fl 33155 Tel: 305 663 5518 x 232 Helpdesk: 305 663 5518 option 2 Email: supp...@snappydsl.net On 3/27/2012 8:45 AM, Troy Settle wrote: We've

Re: [WISPA] Inexpensive alarm monitor

2012-03-27 Thread Greg Ihnen
I use a ControlByWeb X301(two inputs, two outputs) for remote control and monitoring. It can do SNMP as well as email alerts (not via SSL). They have other products that are just monitoring as well but they have multiple inputs. It may be more than you're looking for. However their support is

Re: [WISPA] Inexpensive alarm monitor

2012-03-27 Thread Paul Gerstenberger
We're getting a generator for a remote site equipped with remote monitoring. Not sure if the Cummins system will retrofit onto an existing generator. http://cumminspower.com/en/products/networks/

Re: [WISPA] Inexpensive alarm monitor

2012-03-27 Thread Eric Muehleisen
Call your generator manufacturer or reseller and ask about a fault/run relay board. We ordered relay boards for our Kohler generators for only $200 ish. http://www.apelectric.com/GM53102-KP1-Kohler-Common-fault-relay-p/gm53102-kp1.htm The boards relay run/faults to a APC AP9631 card that is setup

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2012-03-27 Thread Tom DeReggi
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2012-03-27 Thread Brian Webster
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Re: [WISPA] UBNT AirFiber Radio Pics

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Re: [WISPA] Inexpensive alarm monitor

2012-03-27 Thread Chuck Profito
the most inexpensive is in your trash pile, a power pinger, or CB3 radio, plug it in on the line side of the UPS and just ping it every minute and you will know when you are on battery. Conversely for a generator. also a camera facing a set of gages, voltage, line, generator, oil pressure,

Re: [WISPA] Inexpensive alarm monitor

2012-03-27 Thread Chuck Profito
From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Chuck Profito Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 10:22 AM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] Inexpensive alarm monitor the most inexpensive is in your trash pile, a power pinger, or CB3 radio, plug it

Re: [WISPA] Inexpensive alarm monitor

2012-03-27 Thread Kevin Sullivan
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