Fire Alarm Monitoring

Fire Alarm Monitoring 4G SMS Lite

The SMS Lite is used for commercial fire alarm system monitoring. Defend Fire group is an Australian company specialising in all types of fire alarm monitoring, fire detection and suppression systems. Many of their systems are installed in the remote rural communities of Darwin, Alice Springs and Adelaide. Having a reliable and proven messaging capability […]

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Generator Remote Start

Generator remote start

The QTech SMS Lite is used to remotely start and monitor your generator via text messages over the 4G cellular networks. Starting your generator is now as simple as sending a text. We have been involved with a generator remote start project for the popular Kubota GL600D-AU-B genset fitted with the DSE 4520 digital control […]

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Cybercrime – Protection

Cybercrime is increasing

Cybercrime is increasing in Australia – The targets of Cyberattacks now include automation systems, industrial networks, and farms. Each of these has an increasing amount of internet connected technology. For farms, everything from tractors to milking platforms to soil moisture sensors are connected to the internet and may have some level of vulnerability. The good news […]

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Crane Aviation Lights

Crane aviation obstruction lights

Aviation obstruction lights, or “aircraft warning lights” are vital warning devices. They help pilots avoid tall obstacles such as cranes, particularly when visibility is reduced or during the night. Tall construction cranes encroaching into controlled airspace is a serious business and strict rules apply. Knowing that the aviation obstruction lights are both running and the power supply is […]

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LED Lighting Upgrades

LED lighting upgrades - remote control

LED lighting upgrades for sports fields are becoming more popular. Our low power wireless controllers are ideal for remote control of these LED lights. LED lighting has multiple benefits over incandescent lighting, including lower energy consumption (lower power costs) and longer life expectancy. Importantly, many of the modern LED lighting fixtures are modular and allow […]

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Water Tank Level Monitoring

TLM Water Tank level monitor

Water tank level monitoring made easy. The TLM is a solar powered IoT system using low power LoRa radio communication. Our web-based dashboard technology provides you with tank level information and alerts for both critical water levels or significant rates of change. The system doesn’t need cellular coverage and the robust antenna helps gives a […]

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Farm Backing Gate Control

Farm backing gate controls

Backing gates are slow moving motorised barriers that control the dairy herd movement into milking platforms. The motor drive units used are often water powered devices. Using water removes the need for long cable runs and the water also helps with the yard clean up. A recent enquiry needed to add remote valve control to […]

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Remote Latching Solenoids

Latching Solenoid remote control

We were approached to provide a control solution for remote latching solenoids over a distance of 1200m. Latching solenoids are commonly used in the irrigation market as they are very low power. Latching solenoids require a special driver circuit which controls the polarity of the switching signals. Latching solenoid control can easily be achieved with […]

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Harbour Buoy Lighting Control

Harbour Buoy lighting control SMS Lite

The international standards and conventions for maritime buoys is a complex and massively confusing topic, even for seasoned sailors. Whilst we cannot simplify the standards, DATRAN Australia can help provide remote control of the harbour buoy lighting, using text messages over the 4G cellular network. A customer in Queensland has recently selected our SMS Lite […]

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