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NetGuardian 216

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Affordable Monitoring for Smaller Sites

Are you monitoring your small sites? Do you think you can't afford to? The light-capacity LAN-based NetGuardian 216 for SNMP, TL1, and DCP makes it possible to install network monitoring anywhere in your network, without spending a fortune on excess alarm capacity.

  • Right-size capacity for small sites: 16 discrete alarms, 2 analog alarms, 2 controls and 1 terminal server port
  • Reports alarms over SNMP or to T/Mon NOC.
  • Reports to up to 2 SNMP managers - great for reporting alarms to different departments
  • 4-threshold analog monitoring (Major Over, Minor Over, Minor Under, and Major Under).
  • Terminal server port for LAN access to switches, routers, PBXs and other serial-interface devices.
  • Order Option - 48 VDC or 110 VAC power input.
  • Small-footprint form factor for rack or wall mounting.
  • Included Windows configuration utility for quick, easy turnup.
  • Free lifetime firmware upgrades
NetGuardian 216 Setup
The NetGuardian 216 monitors exactly enough to monitor your small sites - without expensive extras - and reports to up to 2 SNMP managers and T/Mon NOC.

NetGuardian 216 Specifications

Protocols: SNMP, DCP, DCPf, DCPx,DCP1

Discrete Inputs: 16 (reversible)

Analog Inputs: 2

Analog Input Range: -90 to 90 VDC

Analog Thresholds: 4 per analog input Control Outputs: 2

Maximum Voltage: 60 VDC/120 VAC

Maximum Current: 1 Amp AC/DC

Interfaces: RJ45 10BaseT Ethernet port
50-pin alarm input connector
4-pin analog input connector
DB9 RS-232 terminal server port
DB9 craft port

Audio: Speaker with volume control

Dimensions: 1.75" (1 RU) H x 8"W x 6"D, (4.5 cm x 20.3 cm x 15.2 cm)

Mounting: 19" or 23" rack

Power Input: -48VDC (-40 to -56 VDC)
(Optional) Dual -48VDC inputs
(Optional) 110 VAC wall transformer

Current Draw: 50 mA

Fuse: 0.5 amp GMT

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

Operating Humidity: 0%-95% noncondensing

Configuration and Monitoring Utility Included

Downloadable Firmware via Craft Port

Visual Interface: 8 LEDs

NetGuardain 216 Specifications Diagram

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