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The Alphamax can be deployed anywhere it is needed and provides critical alarm monitoring.

Alphamax Specifications

Protocols: TRIP, TAP, ASCII

Discrete Point Inputs: 8

Control Outputs: 2 Form C relay contacts

Maximum Voltage: 60 VDC/120 VAC

Maximum Current: 1 Amp, AC/DC

Interfaces:1 DB25, 1 RJ12

Modem: 212 AT Type 300/1200 baud DTMF/Pulse dial internal modem with DTMF receiver Optional 2400 baud modem.

Dimensions: 5.3" H x 3.1" W x 1.25" D (13.5 cm x 7.9 cm x3.2 cm)

Mounting: wall, frame or rack.

Power Input: +9 to +27 VDC, 133 mA@ 9VDC (1.2 Watts), -48 VDC
Use the AC adapter provided with the AlphaMax or power by DC input. Battery backup available on an
external UPS connector block.

Heat Dissipation: 4.1 BTU, maximum

Operating Temperature: 32°-140° F (0°-60° C)

Operating Humidity: 0%-95% non-condensing

The AlphaMax is the easiest way to install alarm monitoring anywhere you need it: cell towers, railroad crossings, or anywhere else. A complete alarm system in one unit, the AlphaMax sends alarms directly to your numeric or alpha pager. DTMF control lets you acknowledge alarms and operate control with just a phone call. The AlphaMax can also report to ASCII terminals or the T/Mon NOC Remote Alarm Monitoring System.

  • With 8 discrete alarms and 2 control relays, the AlphaMax is the perfect alarm unit for any small-site application.
  • Sends alarm pages directly - no master or extra equipment needed
  • Compact and cost-effective
  • Easiest way to install alarm monitoring wherever you need it
  • 8 discrete alarms, 2 control relays (controlable with derived equations)
  • Reports to numeric and alpha pagers, ASCII terminals, and T/Mon NOC
  • DTMF control - operate relays and ack alarms with just a phone call
  • Correct alarms automatically with derived controls
  • Easy install with your choice of screw-lug or wire-wrap connector blocks
  • Easy configuration with included Windows software
  • AC or DC power
  • 3 hours of backup power with optional UPS
  • Dial-up access to a PBX, switch, server, or radio through optional reach-through port
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