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Ordinarily, if you want to get SNMP Traps from your Main Distribution Frame, you're looking at hours of work and a hefty price in technicians' time and overtime pay.
First you've got to collect all the wires at your Main Distribution Frame and tie them down to a terminal block. Then you've got to cross connect the wires from the terminal block to an SNMP RTU - and that means running the wires over an equipment ladder and sewing them down.
There's an easier way - the Remote Alarm Block 176N. It's a remote alarm block and SNMP RTU in one unit. The RAB installs right in your Main Distribution Frame. Tie all the wires to the RAB - and the only thing you've got going out is a nice, clean Ethernet cable ... straight to your LAN and your SNMP manager.
• 176 alarm inputs for dense alarm collection in the smallest possible space.
• Compact design frees space for revenue generating equipment
• 4 control relays for instant response to system integrity threats
• Selectable alarm qualification times separate nuisances from emergencies
• Free Windows configuration software included
• Free lifetime firmware upgrades
• Easy hardware replacement without having to disconnect wire-wrap dressing
• Mounts on rack or wall