Intelligent monitoring solutions for your Enterprise
Many different types of equipment and devices use
dry contact outputs to send alarm signals to remote
panels, remote monitoring systems, and building management
systems. Communicating the status of these dry contact
systems is important in a complex Enterprise network,
or automation industry to protect the mission critical
installations of expensive equipment.
The sensorProbe8-X20 is a next generation dry contact
device. The SP8-X20 is based on sensorProbe technology with a set of advanced 20 dry
contact inputs. It comes in a 1 U rackmount box. The
SP8-X20 gives you complete control of your enterprise infrastructure
At the core of the SP8-X20 is the sensorProbe8,
which is then married with the 20 dry contact system.
This offers support for remote monitoring and management
of various external devices. This integrated system
enables connection and monitoring of devices like
HVAC systems, Security Equipment, UPS, Generators,
Industrial Equipment etc. The SP8 embedded web server
makes the addition of these devices easy.
The SP8-X20 comes with 8 full autoSense RJ-45 ports
for connecting any of our intelligent sensors. An
additional 20, 2 wire dry contact ports are provided
giving a total of up to 28 dry contact ports. The
specially designed 2 wire dry contact ports are
easy to use and allow you to make your own dry contact
cables quickly and easily.
The SP8-X20 has an extended version with up to 68 dry contacts,
called the sensorProbe8-X60.
The SP8-X20 has a completely embedded host and
comes with a proprietary Linux-like Operating System.
It is equipped with a TCP/IP stack, internal web Server,
e-mail, SMS and Full SNMP functionality. It also comes
with an optional, high-speed, TI DSP and 16-bit A/D
Converter for the specific requirements of special
projects, such as integrating power monitoring device.
The SP8-X20 is virtually a plug n play
device and is extremely easy to use and maintain.
The installation process is also simple and one does
not need additional power supply or batteries when
new optional sensors are added.
The SP8X20 works with every intelligent sensor
we provide. You can connect up to 8 of our
autoSense sensors in any combination to monitor
temperature, humidity, airflow, water leakage, security, detection
of AC power line voltage, measurement of DC voltage,
control relays, and many more such uses. Temperature,
humidity and airflow can have an integrated data
collection and graphing capability that is especially
useful in spotting trends and providing information
The new feature in sensorProbe8-X20 is, the integration
with a single chip relative humidity and temperature
multi sensor module comprising a calibrated digital
output. The sensor includes a capacitive polymer
sensing element for relative humidity and a bandgap
temperature sensor. Both are seamlessly coupled
to a 14bit analog to digital converter and a serial
interface circuit on the same chip. This results
in superior signal quality, a fast response time
and insensitivity to external disturbances (EMC).
By having both temperature & humidity sensors
in a single sensor, the sensorProbe8-X20 can have
up to a maximum of 8 temperature & 8 humidity
sensors. This extends the capability of the sensorProbe8-X20
to maximum of 16 sensing parameters.
The installation of SP8-X20 is simple and easy,
just plug in the device to your network, and assign
an IP address. Use the IP address to access the web
based interface through your browser. The new improved
web interface gives you the freedom to configure the
dry contacts and setting the alarms to keep you informed.
Online firmware update
The sensorProbe8s advanced encrypted micro
code updating program can easily and effectively
update your firmware over the Internet. The embedded
database has an in-built time stamp that maintains
a log of all events. This ensures that you dont
have to spend valuable time or money looking for
ways to upgrade your SP8X20.
Integration with Network Management System.
The SP8-X20 internal SNMP agent, means
a tightly integrated solution for integrating with
any of your SNMP based network management systems
Once configured, the SP8's Humidity and Temperature Sensors can be easily
recorded by OverTime. OverTime finds the names for each of the sensors you have configured
and even the scale (C or F) used and configures the appropriate collections and
See a demonstration of
OverTime's output from a sensorProbe.
Download a Data Sheet for the SP8-X20.
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