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AlertWerks II ServSensor V4E Hub

Real-time, extensive environment and video monitoring and alerting system.

Price: $1,408.95

Sold As is with no warranty.

Product Features

  • Supports up to eight plug-and-play Intelligent Sensors.
  • Also supports up to four surveillance cameras.
  • Notifies you of alarms in a variety of ways, including e-mail, SNMP, and text messages.
  • Monitors up to 600 intelligent sensors using the expandable modules.
  • Details

  • Streams video and sensor information directly to your phone or PDA.
  • Can also monitor up to 80 SNMP devices.
  • Manageable through an easy-to-use Web interface.
  • Full SNMPv1, v2, and v3 compliance.
  • Now with a faster CPU.
  • Can be daisychained to other hubs, increasing the total sensor count to up to 600.

  • The AlertWerks II ServSensor V4E enables you to integrate environmental sensors and surveillance cameras into one seamless remote monitoring system that watches over your premises. Use it to monitor data centers, offices, or anywhere it's important to keep an eye on conditions on the ground.

    Plug-and-play sensor integration.
    Plug up to eight AlertWerks II Intelligent Sensors into the RJ-45 ports of the ServSensor V4E. Sensors automatically configure and go on-line, ready to report any status change. Choose from a wide variety of sensors, including temperature, humidity, water, airflow, motion, and voltage.

    Use the four expansion ports on the front of the ServSensor V4E to add even more sensor and dry contact ports with Expansion Units. The ServSensor EXP8 (EME1X8) provides additional ports for eight Intelligent Sensors; the ServSensor EXPDC16 (EME1DC16) provides 16 dry contacts. (These units only work with the V4E.)

    Video surveillance.
    The ServSensor V4E supports up to four AlertWerks II PT Dome Cameras. You can also use it with a wide range of analog cameras — your existing security cameras, sophisticated night-vision cameras, outdoor cameras, or low-cost CCTV cameras. The ServSensor V4E supports video of up to 640 x 480 dpi from up to four cameras. Set it to scan between cameras or show all cameras at once. It has enough memory to store up to 2320 pictures.

    A built-in 4-port Pelco-D-compatible pan/tilt controller eliminates the need for expensive additional controllers and enables you to move and zoom cameras from the Web interface. See and organize data from the graphical interface.

    The ServSensor V4E gathers and displays sensor data in its easy-to-use, Web-based user interface. It automatically generates day, week, month, and year graphs for each sensor. The data can be downloaded in a text file for external processing or remotely polled and saved automatically to a PC.

    Notification Wizard.
    The Notification Wizard enables the ServSensor V4E to notify you of changes in sensor status in real time. Configure each notification by choosing a sensor, selecting the alarm condition, and defining what to do when the alarm is triggered. You can choose to be notified in a variety of ways: audible alarm, SNMP trap, e-mail, e-mail with attached picture, text message to your phone, or fax.

    For instance, you can have the ServSensor V4E text you when it detects that the door of a server cabinet is opened or e-mail everyone on your IT staff whenever the temperature in your data center goes over 86° F (30° C).

    False message filter.
    To prevent false alarms, AlertWerks allows extensive filtering of events. You can limit events based on the time of day or the day of the week. You can also limit the number of alerts per hour, so that you are not swamped with messages.

    This is especially important with a sensor like the motion detector where you may want to process an event only after hours.

    Automatically shut down your equipment in an emergency.
    You can have Linux® devices automatically send a shutdown message to your Linux or Windows® based servers—so if there is a power outage, for example, you can rest assured that your servers will be safely and automatically shut down before your UPS runs out.

    Product includes:
  • (1) ServSensor 4VE
  • (1) RJ-45 to RJ-45 cable 5FT
  • (1) Temp/Humidity Sensor with 5-ft. cable
  • (1) Help CD
  • (1) Power Adapter
  • (1) Power cord
  • (4) Terminal Blocks (Installed)

    This product works with:
  • AlertWerks II Intelligent Sensors (EME1T1-001, etc.)
  • AlertWerks II PT Dome Cameras (SCA201)
  • ServSensor Expansion Units (EME1X8, EME1DC16)
  • Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.

    Tech Specs

    Audio — Sampling Rate: 8 kHz
    Configuration — Via Web browser (HTTP / HTTPS)
    Encryption — SSL 128 bit (HTTPS), SNMPv3
    Environmental — Temperature: 32 to 131° F (0 to 55° C);
    Humidity: 20 to 80%, noncondensing;
    Altitude: 0 to 9842 ft. (0 to 3000 m)
    Memory — 64 MB SDRAM, 128 MB NVRAM
    Operating System — Embedded Linux
    Processor — 32-bit Xscale PXA270, 312 MHz
    Protocols Supported (Client) — DHCP, DNS, SMTP, (S) NTP, SNMP
    Video — Sampling Resolution: Up to 640 x 480 dpi;
    Frame Rate: Up to 30 fps;
    Color Depth: Up to 16 bit;
    Streaming Refresh Rate: Up to 15 fps @ 320 x 240 dpi
    CE Approval — Yes
    Connectors — (8) RJ-45 sensor, (4) BNC F video, (3) 3.5-mm audio jacks, (1) USB Type A, (1) RJ-45 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX Ethernet, (4) 2-pin RS-485 PTZ; (1) DB9 M RS-232/V.24 console port, (1) 2-pin RS-485
    Indicators — (1) Power, (1) Link, (1) Activity, (8) Status, (8) Online
    Power — Autosensing 100– 240 VAC, 47–63 Hz external power supply
    Size — 1.8"H x 10.9"W x 5.4"D (4.6 x 27.6 x 13.8 cm)
    Weight — 2.4 lb. (1.1 kg)
    This product works with:
  • AlertWerks II Intelligent Sensors (EME1T1-001, etc.)
  • AlertWerks II PT Dome Cameras (SCA201)
  • ServSensor Expansion Units (EME1X8, EME1DC16)
  • Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.

    NOTE: Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 877-877-2269.


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    Manual for the EME134A.


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