Press Release Summary:
SensorProbe8-X20 comes in 1 U rackmount box with 8 full autoSense RJ45 ports for connecting intelligent sensors. Twenty additional, 2-wire dry contact ports are provided for total of 28 dry contact ports. Completely embedded host includes Linux-like OS, TCP/IP stack, internal web server, e-mail, SMS and full SNMP functionality. Optional high-speed, TI DSP and 16-bit A/D Converter are available for special projects, such as integrating power monitoring.
Original Press Release:
SensorProbe8-X20, the Next Generation Dry Contact Device from AKCP
Press Release Date: 24 June 2003 Body Text: AKCP announces the next generation intelligent, snmp based remote dry contact manager, the sensorProbe8-X20, can monitor up to 28 dry contact inputs. AKCP a company that provides easy-to-use, web-enabled products for remote environmental, power and security monitoring, announces the release of its latest product in the sensorProbe(TM) family of monitoring devices; The sensorProbe8-X20. The sensorProbe8-X20 is the next generation dry contact device from AKCP. The SP8-X20 comes in a 1 U rackmount box with 8 full autoSense RJ45 ports for connecting any of AKCP's intelligent sensors. An additional 20, 2 wire dry contact ports are provided giving a total of up to 28 dry contact ports. The specially designed 2 wire dry contact ports are easy to use and allow you to make your own dry contact cables quickly and easily. The SP8-X20 is a completely embedded host and comes with a proprietary Linux-like Operating System. It is equipped with a TCP/IP stack, internal web Server, e-mail, SMS and Full SNMP functionality. It also comes with an optional, high-speed, TI DSP and 16-bit A/D Converter for the specific requirements of special projects, such as integrating power monitoring. The SP8-X20 is virtually a "plug n play" device and is extremely easy to use and maintain. The installation process is also simple and one does not need additional power supply or batteries when new optical sensors are added. The sensorProbe8-X20 is supplied with full snmp and a complete MIB allowing its interface to SNMP based Network Management systems such as HP OpenView®, IBM Tivoli®, What's Up Gold and others. "Many different types of equipment use dry contact outputs to send alarm signals to remote panels, remote monitoring systems, and building management systems. Communicating the status of these dry contact systems is important in a complex Enterprise network, or automation industry to protect the mission critical installations of expensive equipment. The sensorProbe8-X20, has many advanced features, will fulfill most customers monitoring needs, while still fitting into tight budgets" said Prakash Marar, Director Marketing, AKCP. About AKCP AKCP, Inc. established in 1981 has been the leading global provider of IP-based intelligent monitoring solutions. Over 1000 organizations use the AKCP solution to prevents disaster and secure their infrastructure. AKCP provides early warning of conditions that threaten the integrity of a company's data and assets. AKCP's customer base includes the Rackmount Industry, telecommunication industry, Corporate Data Centers and wiring closets, Power Industry, Chemical industry, hospitals, Educational Institutions, Food and Beverage Industry, Department of Defense etc. For more information about the company and sensorProbe8-X20, please visit www.AKCPInc.com