NetGuardian 216T

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With FrameRelay/T1 support, an integrated 7-port hub, industrial temperature rating, and powerful alarm collection and reporting, the NetGuardian 216T can effectively monitor outdoor enclosures and provide Ethernet to sites without existing LAN.


Key Features

  • 7 analog alarms (4 general, 1 temp, 2 batt)
  • 2 control relays
  • 16 discrete alarms
  • LAN access for 7 network elements
  • 32 ping alarms
  • FrameRelay and PPP/T1 support for added versatility and responsiveness to dynamic network growth
  • Web browser support for monitoring and provisioning the units

The NetGuardian 216T is a powerful, compact LAN- and T1-WAN-based alarm collector that provides network managers with remote visibility of their network elements. With FrameRelay/T1 support, LAN access for 7 network elements, 16 discrete alarms, 32 ping alarms, 7 analog inputs (4 for general use, 1 for temperature, 2 for batteries), and 2 controls, this versatile unit is the ideal network monitoring solution for outdoor enclosures in areas without existing LAN.

When a problem occurs, the NetGuardian 216T notifies personnel with a complete status message. Notification types include SNMP Traps, text message, TCP text, T/MonXM, Email, and paging through email. The unit also stores up to 100 events in its event log.

In addition to network and environmental alarms and controls, the NetGuardian also includes terminal server functionality, allowing remote Telnet access to an external serial device. The NetGuardian is available in 1 or 5 port models.

The NetGuardian 216T is easy to install, with connectors for all serial and LAN ports, as well as alarm, analog, and control wiring. A back panel with all wire wrap connections is also available for other installation options. The unit mounts quickly in either 19" or 23" equipment racks while occupying only one rack unit of space.

Provisioning of the NetGuardian 216T can be easily accomplished using any Web Browser or generic TTY terminal. This can be done on-site, using the front panel craft port, or remotely via LAN, T1 WAN, or dial-up modem. The entire configuration is saved on the NetGuardian 216T where it remains secure through power outages in non-volatile RAM.

Additional options include an external temperature sensor and a wire-wrap back panel for alternate connectivity options.

The versatility and reliability of the NetGuardian 216T make it an excellent choice for both inside- and outside-plant operations.

Form Factor

  • Height: 1.75"
  • Width: 17"
  • Depth: 12"
  • Mounting:
  • Weight: 4.3 lbs

Core Features

  • Analog Alarms: 7
  • Control Relays: 2
  • Discrete Alarms: 16
  • Fuse: 3/4 Amp GMT
  • Ground Isolated
  • LED status indicators
  • NIC: 10BaseT
  • Ping Targets: 32
  • Power Input: Dual
  • Power Supply: -48Vdc
  • Rack Ears: Both
  • Serial Port: RS232
  • T1 WAN access jack panel: 1
  • Web Browser Interface

Operating Conditions

  • Humidity: 0-95% NC
  • Max. Voltage: 60VDC / 120VAC
  • Temperature: -22 to 158F (-30 to 70C)

Optional Features

  • External Speaker
  • LCD Display
  • Rack Ears: 19-inch, 23-inch
No additional software.

Explore different capacities

d-pk- d-pk- d-pk-netg5 832A d-pk-netg5 864A d-pk-
Product Name NetGuardian 420 NetGuardian 240T NetGuardian 216T NetGuardian 864A G5 NetGuardian 480 G4
Alarm Count 20 40 32 64 80
Analogs 4 2 8 8 4
Comparison Roughly half the capacity. Adds T1 transport. - Double capacity in same 1RU Massive discrete capacity.

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