Dry Contact Sensor

Part Number: GC-AK-DCS

MPN: DCS

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Dry Contact Sensor

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  • The Dry Contact sensor is a simple connection to burglar alarms, fire alarms or any application that requires monitoring by the sensorProbe. Dry contact sensors are user definable and can be used to detect many different inputs such as UPS status, security systems, air conditioning status.

    The dry-contact sensor plugs into any of our intelligent SensorProbes, such as the SensorProbe2, the SensorProbe8, or any SecurityProbe.

    These general purpose switches can be either input or output. When used as an output it can source up to 20 mAmps. You can select the output voltage by setting the Output Level to a Low or a High. When set to Low the pin will output 0 volts. When set as a High the pin will output 5 volts.

    When used as an input a switch will retain any error condition until it is read via SNMP. Therefore if a switch encounters a critical condition at any time it must report that condition before it can return to a normal state.

    Input pins can be used to detect whether or not an input switch is open or closed. In combination with external sensors, input pins can detect whether a door or window is open or closed, if there is a water incursion and many other conditions.

    • Normal input voltage is settable under software
    • Normally open, normally closed is settable under software
    • SensorProbe autodetects the presence of the dry contact sensor
    • Up to 2 dry contact sensors per sensorProbe2, 8 per sensorProbe8 and cameraProbe8
    • Full autosense including disconnect alarm
  • Manufacturers Part Number DCS
    Power Supply Powered by the sensorProbe. No additional power needed.
    Measurement Rate Multiple readings every second.
    Communications Cable RJ-45 jack to sensor using UTP CAT5 wire.
    Measurement Range Alarm or Normal
    Current Range: Can sink up to 20 mAmps
    Type Sensor: Open/closed contact switch
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