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Overview of The NetGuardian 216 RTU

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NetGuardian 216
If You Think You Can't Monitor Small Sites Cost-Effectively, The NetGuardian 216 will change your mind.

Are you monitoring your small sites? Do you think it would be too expensive? 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 remote sites: 16 discrete alarm points, 2 analog alarms, 2 control relays and 1 terminal server port .
  • Reports alarms over SNMP, TL1 or to T/Mon LNX.
  • Reports the alarm collection 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.
  • Optional dual -48 VDC or 110 VAC power input.
  • 2 small-footprint form factors for rack or wall mounting.
  • Included Windows configuration utility for easy, quick turnup.
  • Free lifetime firmware upgrades
NetGuardian 216 Wall Mount Front

NetGuardian 216 Specifications

Protocols: SNMP, TL1, 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
  • RJ45 10BaseT Ethernet port
  • 50-pin alarm input connector
  • 4-pin alarm input connector
  • DB9 RS-232 terminal server port
  • DB9 craft port
Visual Interface: 8 LEDs
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 -70 VDC)
(Optional) Dual -48VDC inputs
(Optional) 9 VDC from 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

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