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Know This Before Buying RTUs or PDUs from DPS

At a recent trade show and nearby client visits, I rediscovered much of what's important to know about DPS before you buy.

Andrew Erickson
June 9, 2022

Manufacturer Discontinued Products (MFDs) - Now What?

DPS team can design and manufacture just about anything, and as long as the unit is still running, we'll provide support for it. Let's make your monitoring dreams a reality.

Cara Doswald
May 13, 2022

How to Stop Budget Waste with Good Remote Site Monitoring

DPS is a remote monitoring manufacturer, so we deal with the remote monitoring issues on a daily basis. I'm going to give you insights from the different industries that we serve. I've even included actual quotations from real DPS clients. This information is...

Andrew Erickson
May 13, 2022

DPS Monitoring Devices Don't Trap You With Built-In Obsolescence

As a customer, I bet there's nothing you hate more than planned obsolescence. If something that could continue working is designed to stop working arbitrarily, you rightly feel cheated. That's why, at DPS, I insist on a particular method of...

Bob Berry
May 6, 2022

DPS Metal Shop Shortens Lead Times

Having a single campus in Fresno, California gives DPS an exceptionally high bandwidth of inter-departmental communication, and allows for a rapid response to our clients' unique needs for custom solutions.

Bob Berry II
May 2, 2022

Discounts for NetGuardian RTUs & T/Mon Master Stations

Everyone has to work within a limited budget, so it's no surprise that I get a lot of questions about discounts. I want to go over some of the basics of DPS Telecom discounts with you now, so you'll know what to expect when you start working with us in Sales...

Andrew Erickson
April 25, 2022

How to Get a Perfect-Fit Device with a Virtual Prototype

When a DPS client like you calls me about a remote monitoring project, an off-the-shelf product will do the job about 80% of the time. Sometimes, I create a virtual prototype to help you visualize what DPS is about to build for you. Check out this AC+DC PDU I built for a multi-state power utility.

Andrew Erickson
April 14, 2022

How to Plan Your Installation of Remote Monitoring Devices

There is one concept that is critical to understand when you're rolling out monitoring gear: You have to realize that it is not just the cost of buying the gear, but the total cost of...

Andrew Erickson
April 5, 2022

How to Monitor Your Lift Station Wet-Well Effectively

Let me walk you through the customized wet-well monitoring system that I put together for my client. In this case, the well was a critical component of operating a county fairground. The solution blends existing control gear with a new RTU.

John Ebury
March 28, 2022

How to Get the Right PDUs for Your Telecom Cabinets & Huts

Semi-custom work is routine at DPS, especially for medium or large projects involving Qty 11 or higher. Let's take a look at several active projects I'm working on related to Power Distribution Units, which will give you a good background on how to choose your own PDUs.

Andrew Erickson
March 14, 2022

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