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New Blog: DPS Insights
[Friday, July 26th, 2019]
Explore the Latest Tech Trends in Remote Alarm Monitoring & Control
Temperature Monitoring System for Vaccine Storage
[Thursday, July 25th, 2019]
If you're reading this article, you probably realize how important it is to keep your storage of vaccines cold. If you've installed a climate control system, then you've taken a great first step. However, it's best...
ICS Security Weaknesses
[Wednesday, July 24th, 2019]
Industrial Control Systems security, or simply ICS security, aims to safeguard industrial control systems. The security of Industrial Control Systems was something much simpler before the web; the only main concern was...
3 Ways to Monitor Your Server Room
[Friday, July 19th, 2019]
The equipment in server rooms uses more power and makes more heat than ever before (due to increasing quantity, even as efficiency climbs). High temperatures can cause gear to work poorly or even cause damage. Internal pieces swell and pull away from each other or can...
Pros and Cons of a Network Operations Centre
[Friday, July 19th, 2019]
A Network Operations Centre (NOC) is a centralized location where operators directly support the efforts of remote monitoring your network and responding to potential problems. It forms the core of most medium or...
Top 6 RTU Transport Methods
[Wednesday, July 17th, 2019]
If you're searching for an RTU to monitor your specific network system, there are some important points to keep in mind so you'll end up with a perfect-fit device. One of these points is how your remote will send a...
SCADA System: Distributor Purchase Vs. Direct Purchase
[Wednesday, July 17th, 2019]
Did you decide to deploy a SCADA system to your network? Are you in the process of selecting the right remote monitoring vendor for you? It sure can be confusing, especially when you compare purchasing approaches...
If I Buy a New RTU or Master Station, Do I Have to Upgrade Everything Else at the Same Time?
[Thursday, July 11th, 2019]
Perhaps your monitoring systems are aging out. Or you're considering expansion to remote sites and need reliable surveillance. Regardless of your reasoning, you have been looking to buy a new RTU or Master Station, but have been...
Top 4 Network Monitoring Software Best Practices
[Thursday, July 11th, 2019]
Network monitoring software is one of the main resources you have to maximize uptime, minimize costs, and generate more revenue. This is especially true if your network is spread across a large area with multiple...
Monitor Your Remote Site's Temperature By Using Cellular Communications.
[Thursday, July 11th, 2019]
Many remote monitoring solutions include a cellular remote. This enables your techs to maintain a constant connection to their gear and facilities. Constant awareness of your site status is your key to success. If you can't see what's happening out there...
Advantages and Considerations of UPS Battery Backup Monitoring
[Friday, June 28th, 2019]
Synonymous with stability, UPS Battery Backups are renowned for providing seamless uptime to important operations. Nevertheless, the knowledge to troubleshoot potential problems and downtime is far more nuanced. Via...
Top 5 Benefits of an Access Control System
[Thursday, June 27th, 2019]
How many of your best customers would be negatively affected if your vital equipment or remote sites were stolen or vandalized? Would you have an idea how much revenue you might end up losing? While you may have...
Top 4 Benefits Of A Visit From A Manufacturer
[Wednesday, June 26th, 2019]
Remote monitoring your network allows you to have a good situational awareness across perhaps thousands of square miles containing remote sites. If a problem arises at a site, an appropriate response can be...
Top 5 Causes of Network Failures
[Thursday, June 20th, 2019]
Whether you're a phone service provider, internet service provider or some other type of telecommunications company, it's your responsibility to ensure that your communication services are always operating correctly...
Best RTUs On A Budget
[Thursday, June 20th, 2019]
If you have a tight budget, choosing the right RTU for your remote sites can be overwhelming. Deciding on a remote that can provide you with the right balance of capacity, interface, and features is critical,...
Best RTUs At Any Price
[Wednesday, June 19th, 2019]
Not all monitoring systems are created equal, and that makes choosing the right system very important. An RTU with limited features will only provide you with a false sense of security. You'll think you're protected and...
How Do You Get Your Remote Monitoring Gear Installed?
[Friday, June 7th, 2019]
You've been researching the best vendors and the best devices, and now you're getting prepared to actually buy your remote monitoring gear - or might have even already bought it. However, there's usually one...
Top 3 RTU Open Protocols
[Friday, June 7th, 2019]
In a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system, there is a lot of communication between master stations and RTUs. An RTU accepts commands from master stations to operate control points, set analog...
What's the Average Lifespan of an RTU?
[Tuesday, June 4th, 2019]
The lifespan of an RTU is the economic life of the unit, or how long it will continue in its original service application. Most people would agree that a 'good' system should last a certain amount of time. Each...
Top 5 Security Features of an RTU
[Tuesday, June 4th, 2019]
Mission-critical data flows through your network. In today's world, the threat of cyber attacks is greater than it ever was. Every element in your network has to have protection to keep people out of where they...
How To Buy Remote Monitoring Directly From The Manufacturer
[Tuesday, May 28th, 2019]
Regardless of your industry, remote monitoring is something that's vital to safeguard your operations, so you need to get monitoring devices from somewhere. Broadly speaking, your two most common options are to...
Remote Monitoring License Fee Types, Strategies & Buying Tips
[Tuesday, May 28th, 2019]
If you're looking to buy remote monitoring devices, you might have a lot of different questions going through your head. One of the most important might be: "how much is this going to cost me?" This is obviously...
Top 6 Techniques for UPS Monitoring
[Friday, May 17th, 2019]
An Uninterruptible Power Supply, also known as a UPS, is a backup power source that activates when the main source of power fails. Although complex, a UPS has a very simple overall design. Every UPS has power inputs...
Top 5 Factors for Choosing the Right PDU
[Thursday, May 16th, 2019]
A PDU - short for Power Distribution Unit - is a device that allows you to remotely turn on, turn off, and reboot gear running on AC or DC power. This means that a PDU is a device used to control and distribute the...
Top 3 Problems with PLCs
[Friday, May 10th, 2019]
When planning your SCADA system, the first step is to choose what kind of device will handle the monitoring of your alarms at your sites. For numerous reasons, this is a crucial decision, so it's important...
DNP3: Pros & Cons
[Friday, May 10th, 2019]
Are you researching the best practices for remote monitoring at your sites? Or are you working toward migrating legacy gear? No matter what, if you're considering the purchase of DNP3 equipment, it's important to...
Cheapest Sensor Options for Your Remote Sites
[Friday, May 3rd, 2019]
An important aspect of using RTUs (remote telemetry units) for monitoring is the collecting and reporting of data from your remote sites. Your monitoring system needs a way to collect this data and report it to you via...
What Are the Hidden Costs of Remote Monitoring Equipment?
[Thursday, May 2nd, 2019]
Setting your network up for remote monitoring can be a very expensive task. However, what some people forget is that it's an investment. It might not affect your revenue directly, but your monitoring system will...
RTUs vs PLCs: The Top Three RTU Problems You Need to Know About
[Friday, April 26th, 2019]
If you want to start the process of implementing a remote monitoring or SCADA system in your network, then you're probably wondering if you should use an RTU or a PLC. You might be more inclined to choose an RTU if you...
Buying Remote Monitoring: Q&A For Possible Vendors
[Friday, April 26th, 2019]
Buying a remote monitoring system is a substantial investment of both your company's budget and the credibility of the individual recommending the purchasing - you. Of course, you want to have peace of mind when you...
How Much Does an SNMP Manager Cost?
[Monday, April 22nd, 2019]
You've decided that it's time for better remote monitoring visibility of your sites. You're doing research about the best SNMP managers, the capacity requirements of the site you're monitoring, comparing free vs. paid, and trying to get an understanding of that perfect-fit setup for your sites. However, the question that's always in the back of your mind - and in the mind of your boss - is how much will an SNMP manager cost?
Outsourced vs US Tech Support for Remote Monitoring: Pros and Cons
[Monday, April 22nd, 2019]
Services provided after your network monitoring equipment purchase, like tech support, can vary wildly. You want to be sure you're getting good support from the people who know your equipment. If you're in the US...
SNMP Manager Demo: Evaluate Your Equipment to Make the Right Choice
[Monday, April 15th, 2019]
Are you in the process of evaluating SNMP manager vendors? Remember, that not all masters are created equal, and not all of them are going to fit perfectly into your network requirements. To build an effective remote alarm management system, it's important that you find the best solution for you.
What are the Best Modbus RTUs and Master Stations?
[Friday, April 12th, 2019]
Modbus is a protocol developed for use with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) devices, especially in industrial applications. Purchasing the right RTU for your remote sites can be challenging. It's important to find the right balance of capacity, interface, and features. So, how do you determine what you really need?
Remote Monitoring Systems For Telecom Towers
[Friday, April 5th, 2019]
Do you provide service to thousands upon thousands of people through your telecom towers? If so, you know just how important reliability is. It doesn't matter where your towers are - in rural or in urban areas - your customers count on you to...
HVAC Control: Remote Monitor It - and Don't Wait Until the Second Incident
[Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019]
If you have remote telecom sites, HVAC control will always be necessary for you. HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) systems are responsible for keeping your sites at an appropriate temperature, so that your...
SNMP MIB: The File That Powers All SNMP Communication
[Friday, March 29th, 2019]
I'll break down the concept of SNMP, the MIB file, and OIDs, so you can take that knowledge with you when you're managing your network to keep everything running smoothly.
Temperature Monitoring System: How it Works & How to Choose
[Wednesday, March 27th, 2019]
Remote temperature monitoring is most commonly used in telecommunication or IT environments where computer equipment must work with high reliability and high visibility for many years. This kind of monitoring protects you from...
Top 3 Problems with 'Full-Service' Remote Monitoring Manufacturers
[Friday, March 22nd, 2019]
I work for a full-service manufacturer of remote-monitoring equipment. I've helped thousands of people get a handle on their networks, but I freely admit that "full service" is not always the best option. For example...
Remote Monitoring System Design: A 3-Step Process
[Tuesday, March 19th, 2019]
Do you want to monitor your remote sites, but you're not too sure what equipment to use to cover your bases? Planning your remote monitoring system can be very hard, especially if you've never done it before. Finding th...
How Do I Justify My Remote Monitoring Purchase To Management?
[Monday, March 18th, 2019]
You're interested in purchasing a remote monitoring system, but you can't get your boss on board with the idea. That's very common, since remote monitoring is not directly responsible for your company's revenue. However, think about alarm monitoring as a...
The Top 3 Characteristics Of The Best SCADA Systems
[Monday, March 18th, 2019]
A Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system, also known as SCADA system, allows you to remotely manage your systems and overall operations. SCADA systems are complex - and they really have to be. The operation that...
What Are The Benefits Of An On-Site Field Trial of Remote Monitoring Gear?
[Thursday, March 14th, 2019]
Your network is singularly unique. This means that you might require exclusive functionality added to your monitoring gear. Field trials offer benefits that go beyond just a good product, including...
SCADA Vendors: How Should They Earn Your Business?
[Wednesday, March 13th, 2019]
When you buy from a SCADA company that has a long-term focus, your budget dollars go farther. Always look for a company that understands just how important it is to for you to maximize your network visibility. One key indicator is...
How to Get an RTU for Evaluation & Testing
[Tuesday, March 5th, 2019]
If you want to test out an RTU in your lab or at one of your remote sites, you'll need to get a free evaluation unit from a manufacturer. There are 3 primary ways to do this...
Who are the best manufacturers of RTUs and masters for remote monitoring?
[Thursday, February 28th, 2019]
At DPS, we talk to thousands of people every year about what they're trying to accomplish with remote monitoring gear. Because most of them know our strong opinions about remote monitoring best practices (largely from reading our web articles like...
How Do I Know I'm Choosing Dependable Monitoring Gear?
[Friday, February 22nd, 2019]
Buying a remote monitoring device (an RTU or master station) is an expensive investment. Not only does it have an out-of-pocket cost, but this device is also something you'll depend on. If you don't have visibility of...
How to Choose an RTU - Top 3 Considerations You Need to Think About
[Monday, February 11th, 2019]
You've decided it's time to buy an RTU to monitor your remote sites, but how do you decide which model is the best fit? Today, we're going to look at the top 3 things you need to think about when you're choosing an RTU...
How many RTU Alarm Points Do You Need?
[Monday, February 11th, 2019]
If you don't have enough capacity to cover everything you want to monitor, you won't have good network visibility. That's why it's so important to properly calculate how many alarm points you'll need...
DPS at Distributech 2019
[Friday, February 1st, 2019]
On February 5-7, 2019, visit the DPS Booth (#11657) at the DistribuTECH conference in New Orleans, LA. Andrew and Benjamin will be there to discuss the problems you're facing in your network. It's also your chance to see DPS equipment in person. DP...
What Lead Time Should I Expect for an RTU?
[Thursday, January 31st, 2019]
In the age of Amazon shopping, it's natural for you to expect everything to be deliverable to you within 48 hours (if not sooner). But what does that mean for the business-oriented world of RTU purchasing? "Ready to Ship" is only a good idea if the product...
How to Choose and Price the Best Remote Monitoring System for Your Company
[Wednesday, January 30th, 2019]
Choosing a remote monitoring system is one of the most important, lasting choices you have to make for your organization. This is something that you and your coworkers and going to have to depend on for 10 years or more. If you make the best possible choice, you'll...
5 Benefits Remote Monitoring Can Bring to Your Organization
[Tuesday, January 29th, 2019]
As you read this, preventable waste is silently (and sometimes loudly) devouring your profits, increasing your budget consumption, or even putting lives at risk. You may have the smartest, most well-intentioned team on the planet, but...
How Northwest Communication Cooperative (NCC) Monitors Their Remote Sites
[Monday, January 28th, 2019]
Northwest Communication Cooperative (NCC) was incorporated in 1951 to provide members in northwest North Dakota with a telephone system. Today, NCC strives to be the premier provider of telecommunication services by providing local telephone service,...
SNMP Auto-Discovery using the "Discover" Module in T/Mon
[Friday, January 11th, 2019]
Let's walk through how to set up an SNMP discover module. This module is designed for when you want to get a preliminary idea of what types of alarms and messages your equipment can send to your T/Mon. What to check before you start. Before we get started...
Q&A: Why monitor your public-safety radio sites?
[Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019]
We interviewed county public-safety agencies (911, police, fire) across the United States to discover why they monitor their remote radio & network sites. Here's what they said: Q: Why monitor your public-safety radio sites? A: "Because we operate i...
Remote Monitoring for a TelCo
[Thursday, December 20th, 2018]
DPS Telecom designed a monitoring solution to specially attend the necessities of a telephone company in the Middle East. This particular company needed to monitor 20 different sites and the best-suited RTU for that was the NetGuardian M16 G2. 16 out...
Monitoring System for County Police/ Fire Radio Sites
[Thursday, December 20th, 2018]
This is a monitoring system that we built for a county government to monitor their police and fire safety radio network. Let's walk through the kinds of things we're monitoring in this system and then talk about the outputs and the types of alerts that...
RTU Price Range
[Monday, December 17th, 2018]
If you are searching for RTU options because you need to remotely monitor your microwave sites or power substations, or maybe even just a simple server closet, one of biggest questions on your mind must be: How much does an RTU cost? What kind of budget...
How to Convert SNMP to Contact Closures (Relay Outputs)
[Thursday, December 6th, 2018]
Nowadays, more and more equipment only uses protocols such as SNMP, Modbus, or DNP to output alarm data. These protocols are not contact-closure based. So, whether you have a fire alarm control panel or any other piece of gear that only takes in contact...
Unboxing the TempDefender G2 SCADA Remote
[Monday, November 26th, 2018]
Today, we'll go over what to expect when you get your new TempDefender G2 SCADA RTU from DPS. We'll start by looking in the box. You'll see two main items: Your setup kit Your RTU itself Your setup kit To start with, you'll have a bag of cables. This...
Common Monitoring Applications: SCADA, Building Access, RTUs, and Master Stations
[Monday, November 19th, 2018]
At DPS, we've been designing custom remote monitoring applications for decades. Here are 3 common applications that we've worked on repeatedly in that time. You'll probably find at least one of the useful for your company: 1) Monitoring cell towers, h...
T/Mon: Troubleshooting a NetGuardian RTU
[Wednesday, November 14th, 2018]
There are a variety of reasons the NetGuardian can fail to communicate with the T/Mon. Changes to your network firewall, and incorrect set-up on unit can prevent you from being able to successfully poll your NetGuardian from your T/Mon. How to...
RTU Unboxing Video: NetGuardian 832A
[Monday, November 12th, 2018]
Here's what to expect when you get your NetGuardian RTU shipment from DPS: When you open your box, you'll notice that you have your unit and your setup kit. If you pull out your setup kit and open it up, you'll see that you have everything you...
How to Set Up Email Alerts on your NetGuardian 832A G5
[Monday, November 5th, 2018]
The NetGuardian 832A G5 is a larger capacity remote with 32 discrete alarms, 8 analogs and 8 control relays, it's best suited for larger sites. Like almost all NetGuardian RTUs, the 832A G5 can send you automatic email alerts when important alarms happen. ...
Integrating Legacy RTUs into your Network with T/Mon
[Monday, October 15th, 2018]
Incorporating sites equipped with legacy remotes into your existing network can be a hassle. You may consider replacing the legacy RTUs with more current models. However, multiple new units hurts the bottom line. Replacing equipment at remote sites is ...
Your DPS Field Trial Experience
[Monday, September 24th, 2018]
A field trial is a critical part of your custom equipment project Your DPS field trial can be a little "exciting", but it will ultimately be very rewarding. Your decision to work with DPS Telecom on a custom engineering project offers multiple ...
Choosing the Right Facilities Management Equipment
[Thursday, September 20th, 2018]
Make your facilities management more effective by choosing a remote monitoring system with these key features... Facility access: How do you know what's going on at your sites? Make sure your system allows you...
UPS Battery Backup Monitoring - protect against power loss
[Thursday, September 20th, 2018]
A UPS Battery Backup is an uninterruptible power supply that provides a seamless backup power in the event that primary power, normally AC, is lost at your site. It is considered "uninterruptible" in that it comes online quickly enough to prevent interruption...
Video Report: Animal Sabotage at Remote Telecom Sites
[Monday, September 10th, 2018]
You may not have considered the threats that animals can pose to your remote telecom sites. They're usually just looking for a warm nesting site (or an easy meal...), but that doesn't mean they can't cause major problems.From plugged air filters to ...
Control High-Power Devices (up to 60A) with this Controller Extension Box
[Monday, September 10th, 2018]
Allow your RTU's standard 1-amp relays to toggle up to 60 amps Monitoring your equipment remotely is a huge time and money saver. It gives you visibility of equipment status, can help you more efficiently plan maintenance and reduces windshield time for...
Video: How to Monitor Your Propane (LPG) Tank Level Remotely
[Friday, September 7th, 2018]
You probably don't have to drain your tank to start remotely monitoring your propane (LPG) level. This makes it easy to make sure that your building's generator always has enough fuel to withstand a commercial power failure.See how a typical float works, ...
Consolidated Communications CEO credits QOS with positive growth
[Thursday, September 6th, 2018]
If you've read either of these two articles, you know that Consolidated Communications puts a high value on good remote monitoring: Consolidated Communications Lays Ground For Fiber Transports With The NetGuardian 216F Consolidated C...
South Central Communications Upgrades to T/Mon to Integrate SNMP and RTU Monitoring
[Tuesday, September 4th, 2018]
South Central Utah Telephone Association began offering telephone service to the rural areas of Southern Utah in 1953. Over the years, as the telecommunications industry and technology advanced, South Central Communications...
RT Communications Dramatically Reduces "All Day" Truck Rolls With T/Mon, NetGuardians, And Building Access
[Monday, August 27th, 2018]
RT Communications was created through the vision of Range Telephone Cooperative's Board of Trustees to provide the latest in telecommunications services to the residents of Wyoming. For over 20 years, RT Communication has been offering their customers...
Monitoring Lightning Strikes - App Diagram Video Analysis
[Monday, August 27th, 2018]
If you have remote sites that are prone to lightning, you're facing some big risks. Surges can be incredibly destructive, and you have extra reason to monitor your revenue-generating equipment. You can't afford to guess and test. You need to find and...
T/Mon Video Tutorials
[Friday, August 24th, 2018]
These video tutorials were designed to supplement other T/Mon documentation. For additional instructional content, visit our YouTube channel.
Tutorial - How to Implement SNMP Monitoring for Network Alarm Management
[Thursday, August 23rd, 2018]
How much do you need to know about SNMP to implement SNMP alarm monitoring on your communications network? You don't need to study SNMP on a theoretical level to make your implementation successful. But there...
DNP3 Tutorial Video: Outstations, Masters, & RTUs...
[Tuesday, August 21st, 2018]
What you'll learn about DNP3 in this video: The two major elements of DNP3-based systems SCADA protocols vs. Telecom protocols The 4 goals of DNP3 protocol DNP3 vs. SNMP Upstream vs. Downstream DNP3 information How DNP3 will allow you to: Monitor tem...
SCADA Tutorial Video: Architecture, PLC vs. RTU, and Other Fundamentals
[Tuesday, August 21st, 2018]
What you'll learn about SCADA in this video: What "SCADA" stands for The two major elements of any SCADA system Industries where SCADA is used 3 reasons why you might need SCADA equipment What you'll be able to do with a good system in place The 4 ke...
SNMPv3 Mediation White Paper
[Monday, August 20th, 2018]
If you have older SNMP gear in your network that is not being mediated to SNMPv3, than your network could be at risk. SNMPv3 uses encryption to secure your network. This white paper walks you through how to protect your gear, an...
Telco
[Monday, August 20th, 2018]
As a telecommunications company, it is your responsibility to ensure that communication services are always operating correctly for your customers. This can be a challenge under normal circumstances, let alone in an emergency such as a natural disaster....
Video: Easily Chain and Configure Your D-Wire Sensors
[Friday, August 17th, 2018]
D-Wire sensors are a great way to expand the capabilities of your RTU. The RJ12 sensors are bus-powered and daisy-chained, making them easy to set up. And when connected to your DPS device, supported sensors are almost completely auto configured. The v...
Part 1: Mail Out Jobs and Targets
[Friday, August 17th, 2018]
Notifications are your window into the health of your remote equipment. They allow you to see how your gear is functioning without having to drive hours to a site. That's why ...
Secure Rail 2017: Tips and Tricks for Trackside Monitoring
[Friday, August 17th, 2018]
Remote monitoring is critical for railroads. Thank you so much to everyone who attended Secure Rail 2018! We were so glad to present remote monitoring strategies used by Alaska Railroad and our other railroad clients. In case you couldn't make it, you ...
DPS Telecom at UTC 2018
[Thursday, August 16th, 2018]
May 9-10 2018 - DPS visited the UTC (Utilities Telecom Council) 2018 show in Palm Springs, CA. Mariam and Wesley were on hand from DPS to discuss the problems our clients face in their networks. It was a great opportunity for our clients to see and touch...
Derived Alarm Automation on Your NetGuardian RTU
[Tuesday, August 14th, 2018]
Derived, or 'Soft', Alarms are alarms that are created using software logic. Derived alarms give you the flexibility to customize your alarms and get valuable information about your site. Many of the RTUs manufactured by DPS Telecom come with Derived al...
Overview: NetGuardian Expansion for the G5 Platform
[Thursday, August 9th, 2018]
Up to three NetGuardian DX G5 Expansion Units can be daisy-chained from a single, base NetGuardian. The NetGuardian DX G5 Expansion Units are low-cost, self-contained devices that provide compatible NetGuardian series remotes with additional ground-activated ...
Convert SNMP to SNMPv3 (Video Tutorial)
[Monday, August 6th, 2018]
Security mandates require you to use SNMPv3 You may have a corporate policy that says you must use encrypted SNMPv3. The rule might also come from a governmental regulation. Essentially, they don't want unencrypted SNMP traps flying around the network ...
NetGuardian 224A Overview
[Wednesday, August 1st, 2018]
The NetGuardian 224A is a light RTU with 24 discretes. This RTU is great for smaller sites that have a lot of discrete outputs. Meet the NetGuardian 224A The NetGuardian 224A monitors 24 discrete alarms and reports events to a Master Station, such ...
The NetGuardian 8A - high analog density on a small RTU
[Wednesday, August 1st, 2018]
Analog inputs provide valuable information about your network. Rather than providing binary inputs like discrete alarms (door open/closed, power active/fail, etc.), analogs provide information on a scale. Temperature ("83.6 degrees"), voltages ("-47.89...
3 Video Walkthroughs: Battery Monitoring, Satellite RTUs, & Redundant Masters
[Monday, July 30th, 2018]
These 3 videos will walk you through 3 different remote-monitoring applications. You'll see how you can: Monitor your batteries. Monitor remote locations using satellite terminals Create geographic redundancy with dual alarm masters that support automatic ...
Video: Sensor logging, graphing, & CSV history with the TempDefender RTU
[Thursday, July 26th, 2018]
The TempDefender G2 has sensor logging, graphing, and CSV-export capabilities you might normally expect from an alarm master, not an RTU. In this quick video, see how to set up your sensors, log data, and graph it in the TempDefender's web interface. The Tem...
DPS Telecom at APCO 2018
[Thursday, July 26th, 2018]
Las Vegas, NV - August 6-7, 2018: DPS Telecom will be exhibiting at APCO 2018. APCO is a Police and Fire public safety expo, featuring an exhibit hall, educational sessions, and more. We work with many of you in the police/fire radio and 911 spaces, ...
Process SNMP Using Your NetGuardian RTU
[Wednesday, July 25th, 2018]
SNMP is normally processed by your SNMP manager. But what if you want to convert SNMP from older devices to SNMPv3? What if you need a straightforward way to have SNMP traps trigger an email notification, an SMS text, or a dial-out voice message? The...
Count alarm events with NetGuardian Persistent Alarm Counters
[Wednesday, July 25th, 2018]
Sometimes you need to monitor how many times something happens. You might need to: Count lightning strikes detected by a discrete sensor Count generator run cycles Count fuel-tank fill-ups Count door opens Count power consumed by devices with pulse output Count ...
How to Reduce Wasteful Truck Rolls with Remote Monitoring
[Wednesday, July 25th, 2018]
"Windshield time" is all the unproductive time that your technicians spend traveling to and from remote sites during a truck roll. This gets expensive fast. There's no question about it: truck rolls are expensive. When you are paying your technicians ...
Video: Device Modules Makes Adding A Device Quick and Easy
[Tuesday, July 24th, 2018]
A master station is a great way to streamline all your devices and alarms onto one screen. But what about configuring all those devices and alarms? The larger your network, the more daunting that task becomes. Device modules on the T/Mon Master Station fro...
Video: How to Save Millions with Superior Remote Site Monitoring
[Monday, July 23rd, 2018]
You probably don't realize how much of your potential profits get eaten up by poor network visibility. Companies of at least a reasonable size can literally save millions with better remote monitoring and control - both by reducing costs and by protecting...
Trend and Graph Your Analog Values with These RTUs
[Thursday, July 19th, 2018]
Analog inputs are a great way to keep track of your sites. You can monitor precise voltages, fuel levels, temperatures, humidities and more. Analogs paint a much clearer picture than discrete contact closures. The problem comes when you try to ask a ...

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