RACO offers a complete line of high quality, reliable remote communications systems for monitoring, alarm notification and data logging applications. Additionally, RACO offers systems with the ability to run SCADA, PLC annunciation and process control applications.
Our product line ranges from interactive, wireless data communications systems to alarm autodialing systems, which enables RACO to provide a solution for any communication platform utilized—landline, cellular wireless and cellular control channel wireless.
The product page contains a product selector guide and a brief overview of each product. The product selector guide (directly below) can help you identify which of our products is right for you. The chart tells you the number of inputs, outputs, and virtual channels supported by each product. By clicking on a product's name you will be taken to the product's brief description and additional links to more complete information. You can also scroll down and simply browse the descriptions.
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AlarmAgent.com is RACO's full-featured, web-based service for monitoring, reporting, and controlling your systems. This service will monitor and collect data from equipment 24 hours a day via a wireless, Web-enabled RTU(s). The secured data will be accessible from any Internet-connected PC or other Web-enabled device. Users will also be able to receive and acknowledge alarms via cell phone, email, phone, SMS, and pager. [ Product Info | Manual | Tech Support ]
The Catalyst® is the first interactive communication system in the RACO family. It features event and data logging to onboard memory, 4 standard (configurable as digital or analog) internal inputs, 56 standard remote channel inputs (expandable to 256), and digital voice recording for the ultimate in custom alarm notifications. It interfaces with RACO's Alarmware (free download) for remote programming and data collection and analysis. [ Product Info | Manual | Tech Support ]
Get a reliable RACO Alarm Autodialing and Remote Monitoring System for only $945. Guard-It® can monitor up to 4 analog or digital input channels and call 8 preprogrammed phone numbers over a standard telephone line to provide alarm information in the form of a digitally recorded voice message. Alarm calls can be made to any standard phone, pagers, cellular phones, and voice mail. Users can call in for a status report from any remote touch-tone phone. The system is field programmable at the control panel. [ Product Info | Manual | Tech Support ]
Powerful programmable functions combine with field-proven modular design to provide a flexible, reliable system that handles the most demanding alarm monitoring applications. Furnished with 4 contact channels, RACO’s Verbatim® is modularly expandable to 32 contact channels and up to 16 analog channels. The system is programmable to automatically dial up to 16 different phone numbers, each up to 60 digits long, and is easily programmed from a control panel, or remotely programmable via any touch-tone phone over a standard telephone line. Also enables digitally recorded speech messages. [ Product Info | Manual | Tech Support ]
The Verbatim® Gateway is a standalone system capable of operating in mission critical applications independently of a PC due to fault tolerance and internal battery backup. Alarm monitoring and reporting functionality are supported for PLC's and PC-based HMI/SCADA systems. The system enables real-time, two-way communication using phone, cell phone, or numeric pager to as many as 16 user destinations. [ Product Info | Manual | Tech Support ]
RACO Cellular terminal provides temporary or permanent cellular telephone service when conventional telephone lines are not available. The cellular phone transceiver can be optionally furnished with a RACO Autodialer System to provide alarm monitoring, reporting, and system status checking. Packaged in rugged, weather-resistant housing that is easy to transport and set up. [ Product Info | Manual | Tech Support ]
Verbatim® SCADA System software uses your dial-up phone lines to connect a Central Station Host computer to a fleet of Verbatim® RTUs. This "report by exception" system ensures continuous alarm monitoring, logging and reporting. (Now available for Windows 7 operating systems.) [ Product Info | Manual | Tech Support ]
RACO's solar power systems are ideal for remote location applications where conventional power services are not available - or too costly. Solar generators will provide power for RACO's alarm and event monitoring and reporting systems. The systems consist of solar panels, 100Amp hr battery and voltage regulator in a weather resistant enclosure along with all required mounting hardware.
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RACO's AlarmAgent Toolset is a completely integrated wireless web-based alarm detection and notification solution that provides real-time visibility into remote critical assets. The easy-to-configure system offers users a cost-effective way to monitor and optimizes their most valuable assets.
This comprehensive solution empowers users to easily manage all aspects of remote monitoring, from alarm notification to data visualization, from any location and at any time. With the AlarmAgent.com WRTU, users can perform around-the-clock alarm detection and notification regardless of geographic location, while the online dashboard ...
RACO’s Verbatim® Gateway and Catalyst system are two field-proven examples of how our remote monitoring products successfully integrate with Allen-Bradley® PLCs and support EtherNet/IP. The EtherNet/IP protocol not only allows your PLCs and other existing systems to exchange data with the systems you’re monitoring, it also allows you to carry out system control and configuration management processes as well as diagnostic and predictive maintenance functions. And those are just some of the solutions Verbatim® Gateway and Catalyst can provide for you.
Verbatim Gateway: Alarm Monitoring for PLCs and HMI/SCADA Systems
Complete PLC Alarm Monitoring and Interfacing Capabilities in a Single Device.
Monitoring from 32 to 96 registers for everything from pumps to PLCs for alarm notification and status checking from a single-package solution
Real-time communication using landline, cellular phone or numeric pager, to as many as 16 user destinations
A single-package solution for simultaneous monitoring of multiple PLC processors on multiple networks — even on networks with foreign protocols
An exchange of data between PLC devices on incompatible networks via Gateway mode
Multiple alarm notification methods
Catalyst: Data Logging and Alarm Notification for PLCs
Your all-in-one data logging and remote monitoring solution
Monitoring of up to 256 registers, from pumps to PLCs, for extensive data and event logging
Real-time communication via landline, pager, cell phone or fax
Communication with as many as 96 user destinations, including a central computer
Access to Alarmware® 2.0 software — a free and exclusive software that allows users to remotely program, collect and analyze data, and upgrade their hardware
The ability to save configuration settings and voice messages with Alarmware 2.0 software, ensuring backup
With RACO’s EtherNet/IP-protocol-supporting products and full integration with your existing Allen-Bradley® PLCs, we make it easy to monitor your critical operations in real-time, around the clock.
VERBATIM® CONNECT: A SMARTER WAY TO MONITOR YOUR ALARMS
The latest Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) innovation in alarm auto-dialer monitoring is here. Verbatim Connect takes the field-proven capabilities of the original Verbatim remote equipment monitoring system to the next level, giving you remote access to your system from anywhere in the world. With Verbatim Connect, you’ll be able to:
Receive cloud-based alarm notifications by SMS message, email, pager or phone
Monitor your fleet from a single dashboard
Get complete alarm history with alarm notification reporting
With Verbatim Connect, you can use the AlarmAgent® Dashboard to get at-a-glance status updates, unit location and more. And if you’re already using Verbatim, upgrading is easy: We’ll simply retrofit your existing system to offer all of the newest capabilities.