Gilbert E. Detillieux
gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca
Fri Jun 11 12:44:52 CDT 2010
On 2010-06-11 12:07, Sean Cody wrote:
> The ITWatchDog device is neat as is the WeatherDuck. As long as the
> device speaks SNMP that's all you really need.
That's what I'm looking for...
> We have used the APC NetBotz (new name for the product) in the past
I had a hard time even figuring out their product line from their web
site, but it looks like pricing _starts_ at over US $500, so there are
numerous cheaper options.
> as well as something called a NetTherm from NOFWare
We tried ordering from them back in 2006 (after Shawn Wallbridge
recommended them, and they were almost the only game in town in that
price range), and after almost a year of delays and excuses, we
cancelled the purchase order. I don't think we'll try them again.
> You can even salvage a bunch of those AVR Butterflies (they already
> have a thermister) and poll via serial (did that at my house for a
> while). Sounds like a good assignment for the RealTime Systems
> students. Free labour/research. :P
Did I mention that I want something quick and easy, that we can count on
to work reliably? ;)
Gilbert E. Detillieux E-mail: <gedetil at muug.mb.ca>
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