AKCP sensorProbe8 8 Port Environment Monitor

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£702.30 £585.25

Great value environmental monitoring solution with 8 sensor ports, easy to set up and economical.

The AKCP sensorProbe8 is an intelligent stand alone environmental monitoring device capable of supporting up to 8 external probes. SensorProbe8 saves you the cost and hassle of installing a separate software application to monitor your environmental conditions.

Features of the AKCP sensorProbe8

  • Network enabled, built in Web server and SNMP support
  • Built in software logs and graphs the probe readings in real time
  • Notifications via email, SMS (via SMS/Email gateway) and SNMP traps
  • Send email notifications to up to 5 email addresses
  • Monitor up to 8 auto sense probes. Choose any probe from the extensive AKCP range
  • Easy integration with your existing Network Management System with the built in SNMP support including SNMP traps
  • Login roles as User and Administrator for fine grained security control
  • Battery backed time of day clock for an accurate system date and time
  • A standalone solution without any external hardware and software dependencies
  • Firmware upgradeable over the internet
  • Customized colour configuration for displaying alerts
  • Unlimited lifetime support
  • Includes complete, easy to understand documentation

sensorProbe8 contains all of the software you require. It logs your probes readings and alarms when things go outside parameters you specify using the easy to use web administration system.

Any of the eight ports present on the sensorProbe8 can be used to plug in any of the wide range of AKCP probes, including temperature, combined temperature & humidity, wetness, airflow, smoke, motion, power, combined siren & strobe light alarm.

Supported Sensors

The AKCP sensorProbe8 is the monitoring base unit, it does not have any built-in sensors. In order to measure anything you need to attach one or more sensors to the base unit.

Sensor Connectors 8 x RJ-45 sensor connectors
Built-in Sensors None
Max. External Sensors 8
Supplied External Sensors None
Supported External Sensors AKCP Temperature Sensor
AKCP Combined Temperature/Humidity Sensor
AKCP Airflow Sensor
AKCP Digital Voltmeter
AKCP Dry Contact Sensor
AKCP Smoke Detector Sensor
AKCP Motion Detector Sensor
AKCP Power Detector Sensor
AKCP Security Sensor
AKCP Spot Water Detection Sensor
AKCP Rope Water Sensor
AKCP ropeFuel Sensor

sensorProbe Range Feature Summary

 AKCP sensorProbe2AKCP sensorProbe2 PoEAKCP sensorProbe2+AKCP sensorProbe4AKCP sensorProbe4 PoEAKCP sensorProbe8AKCP sensorProbe8 PoEAKCP sensorProbe8 X20AKCP sensorProbe8 X60
Mounting Wall Wall Wall Rack Rack Rack Rack Rack Rack
Sensor Ports 2 2 4 4 4 8 8 8 8
Extended Dry Contact Inputs None None None None None None None 20 60
Built-in Sensors None None None None None None None None None
Supplied External Sensors None None None None None None None None None
Optional Built-in Cellular Modem
Power over Ethernet (PoE)

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AKCess Pro Server

Installations with more than one sensorProbe or other AKCP monitoring units greatly benefit from using AKCess Pro Server software. AKCess Pro Server is a free software application created by AKCP. The application enables you to group your entire estate of AKCP monitors into a single screen, giving you centralised data logging and alert configuration.

  • Web based interface so you can manage from anywhere;
  • Extensive map support with drill down to cabinet level;
  • Extensive notification options taking into account sensor, power or access control status;
  • Easy notification configuration with the Notification Wizard. Extensive alert actions like SNMP traps, Email, Popup Messages, SMS, Remote Unlock;
  • Extend with your own scripts for complex sensor input or alert notifications.

What's in the Box?

  • 1 x sensorProbe8 base unit
  • 1 x power adapter with power cord
  • 1 x 5ft. ethernet cross over cable
  • Help CD
  • Printed manual
More Information
Connectivity Ethernet (RJ45)
Built-in Sensors

None

Max External Sensors

8 x Sensors / Dry Contacts

External Sensors Supported
AKCP Temperature Sensor
AKCP Combined Temperature/Humidity Sensor
AKCP Airflow Sensor
AKCP Digital Voltmeter
AKCP Dry Contact Sensor
AKCP Smoke Detector Sensor
AKCP Motion Detector Sensor
AKCP Power Detector Sensor
AKCP Security Sensor
AKCP Water Detection Sensor
AKCP Rope Water Sensor
AKCP ropeFuel Sensor
External Sensors Supplied

None

Mounting Options Rack
Logging Yes
User Interface Built in web interface
Alerting Email, Siren / Strobe Light, SNMP Trap
Supported Protocols

SNMP v1

Dimensions Size 21.5cm x 13.7cm x 4.5cm
Inputs

8 x RJ-45 Sensor Ports / Dry Contacts

Output

Configurable output signals (0VDC/5VDC) on any of the 8 RJ-45 sensor ports

Operating Environment

Temperature : Min. -35° C - Max.80° C

Humidity : Min. 20% - Max. 80% (Non-Condensing)

Network Interface

Standard 100MB Full Duplex

Ethernet RJ-45 Port

Status Indicators

LED indication for Power

LED for Network Connectivity

LED for sensor online and threshold status

Power over Ethernet N/A
Components

Manufactured using highly integrated, low power surface mount technology to ensure long term reliability.

Power Consumption

1.125 Watt, 0.15A

Temperature Units Celsius / Fahrenheit
Ask a Question
In very simple terms, the securityProbe range is more feature rich than the sensorProbe range. The sensorProbe range offers a more honed feature set and lacks some of the more advanced alerting options available on the securityProbe range like SMS text alerting. The securityProbe range also supports a wider range of sensors. Though the additional sensors supported do tend to be quite niche, like fuel tank level measurement and the like. With the release of the sensorProbe2+ and sensorProbeX+... Read more
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Akcess Pro server is a software product developed by AKCP to support their environment monitors. The software enables central data logging and alerting of sensorProbe and securityProbe monitors.
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AKCP temperature and humidity sensors have a quite high accuracy and are calibrated by the supplier of the sensor. In general they do not need much calibration. The user could carry out calibration to verify accuracy. If needed you can adjust using the "Reading Offset". There is also a calibration certificate available on request for the sensors.
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AKCP sensors all use RJ45 connectors and can be extended using standard CAT5 cable and one or more inline couplers up to a maximum distance of 100m. Historically, AKCP did recommend extending their sensors using your structured cabling systems. AKCP have more recently stopped recommending the use of structured cabling systems as structured cabling systems become more intelligent they begin to interfere with the sensor signal making the sensor reading unreliable at best. Read more
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No. Only the securityProbe range is able to read information from remote sensorProbes using the Virtual Probe feature. If you wanted to merge information from a number of different sensorProbe units, you would need to either use a 3rd party SNMP based network monitoring application or AKCP's own management software, AKcess Pro server.
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I assume that you would like to be able to have the siren/strobe light acitvated by your existing alarm system. If you have a dry contact coming from your alarm system into a port on the sensorProbe, and the siren/strobe from another port on the sensorprobe, then yes, you can trigger activation of the siren/strobe light based on a change in state across the dry contact.
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When you send email using regular SMTP servers the email you send is sent plain text over the network. Plain text means that, with proper network sniffiing tools, the email can be read by anybody with access to the network traffic. The internet was a much more naive place when the original SMTP standard was developed. It has since been enhanced to include an option to encrypt the email traffic when it is sent from the email client to the server. Why does encrypted email matter to an... Read more
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The AKCP Temperature Sensor has a temperature range of -55 to +125°C / -67 to +257°F with an accuracy of ±0.5°C from -10 to +75°C.
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  1. AKCP News June 2018 AKCP News June 2018 The big news in June is the release of a re-written version of AKCess Pro Server, now called AKCP Pro Server, written from the ground up to use a web interface written in HTML5. In addition, AKCP have also released a new sensor to help you monitor the health of your UPS batteries.
  2. AKCP News March 2018 AKCP News March 2018 Updates to the thermal map sensors, an inline power meters to upgrade your dumb PDUs and a smart rack system.
  3. Announcing the AKCP Programmable LCD Display Announcing the AKCP Programmable LCD Display The AKCP LCD Display features a high quality, backlit, display and includes a free built in temperature sensor. The display connects to any sensorProbe+ device, via the intelligent sensor port, and can be programmed to show the reading and status of any AKCP sensor connected to the sensorProbe+.
  4. New EU VAT Free Shopping New EU VAT Free Shopping Business customers with a valid VAT number can now shop VAT free when the goods are sent outside of the United Kingdom.
  5. AKCP News August 2017 AKCP News August 2017 AKCP have made some improvements to the temperature sensor product line (TMP00, DCT00, TMS), with a new style box. All temperature sensors will ship with this new enclosure starting 15th September 2017. Dual sensors with temperature and humidity will follow in this new style enclosure by second quarter 2018.
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