RTR-500NW automatically downloads recorded data from the Remote Units via a
900MHz wireless link and transmits the data via e-mail or to an FTP server,
without a PC, making it possible to share and manage data over a network.
In addition to automatically collecting and transmitting recorded data, the
RTR-500NW can also send warning reports via e-mail or issue a warning via
contact output when a Remote Unit has entered or recovered from a warning
The RTR-500NW is fully compatible with T&D's free "WebStorage
Service", which allows for storage of downloaded data, viewing of current
monitoring readings, and monitoring of the battery status of the Remote
Unit(s), all via a Web browser from anywhere, anytime.
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