Inc.® model LS15-ETH, IP Alarm Message Transmitter with Ethernet
interface for Internet and telephone line interfaces, receives
event data from alarm panels and transmits
ANSI/SIA DC-09 formatted digital alarm messages over Internet in either TCP or UDP method
by containing Ethernet interface and alarm panel interface circuits without PC.
Copyrights Micro Seven, Inc.®, 2011, 2012
Micro Seven, Inc. model LS15-ETH provides Ethernet interface and simulated telephone line circuits for Ademco Contact-ID alarm panels. It transmits ANSI/SIA DC-09 formatted digital alarm messages to digital alarm receivers over Internet. IP addresses, port addresses, and receiver numbers are programmable via Ethernet/Internet. The transmission method is programmable between TCP and UDP.
TCP alarm receiver with ten ports is provided at no charge as shown below. The complete message is shown on right side of the screen. Simultaneous reception of alarm message from ten LS15-ETHs is provided.
Model LS15-ETH, IP Alarm Signal Transmitter front panel
Model LS15-ETH, IP Alarm Signal Transmitter rear panel containing Ethernet and power connectors.
Micro Seven, Inc. model LS15-ETH provides Ethernet interface to any Ademco Contact-ID alarm panel supplying loop voltage and loop current. LS15-ETH also provides interface signals that are necessary for receiving alarm signals from alarm panels. LS15-ETH transmits ANSI/SIA DC-09 formatted digital alarm messages to digital alarm receiver servers. Programming of static IP addresses, port addresses, and receiver numbers are programmable via Ethernet/Internet interface. LS15-ETH transmits messages by itself without PC.
Secured communication with LS15-ETH for receiving alarm signals from alarm panels
Event reporting at LS15-ETH is transmitted to an alarm receiver/server CSR as TCP-Server. If there is any transmission problem including server busy condition or Internet problem, kiss-off tone will never be generated to the alarm panel. Here is a sequence of events:
An alarm panel goes off-hook, receives dial tone, and dials a number. The alarm panel receives handshake signal from LS15-ETH, and transmits alarm signal to LS15-ETH in DTMF tones.
LS15-ETH completes checksum test of received alarm signal in sixteen digit DTMF tones, and transmits a built-packet to CSR (server) including original alarm event information.
CSR checks the received CRC code with calculated CRC code, and transmits a message included “ACK” to LS15-ETH to indicate a correct message.
LS15-ETH generates kiss-off tone to alarm panel to end the sequence.
Sockets created for TCP-Client type: two for opening two sockets simultaneously after receiving calls from alarm panels and transmitting two packets for alarm receiver servers. Each packet contains a unique receiver number (see below).
Packets transmitted by LS15-ETH:
(CRC codes) “ADM-CID”) (event sequence number)(receiver number)(account pref.)(account number)(alarm events, zone, partition)(MAC address)(time stamp)<CR>
Number of TCP Sockets created by LS15-ETH: two for opening two sockets simultaneously after receiving calls from alarm panels and transmitting two packets for alarm receiver servers. Each packet contains a unique receiver number.
Internet functions included: DHCP-client, TCP-client, DNS, SNTP-client, SMTP(email), and ICMP-server
Unique MAC address for each LS15-ETH
Time stamp data from remote SNTP server is translated to UTC(UK time).
Telephone line interfaces for receiving messages from alarm panels
Loop voltage supplied by LS15-ETH: 21 volt
Dual frequency call progress tones (dial tone and ring back tone)
Handshake and kiss-off tones
Kiss-off hold until receiver server receives messages and sends with ACK signals.
Telephone line interface type: FXS (simulated telephone line), FXO type (PBX interface or outside line interface) is also available
Email and text-messaging transmission(option):
Transmitted message copies are emailed without PC involvement. Maximum four alarm messages, which are included in one email, are transmitted when incoming calls are on-hook. Email parameters including name of SMTP server, “from” address, “user name”, “to” address”, “password” and “email subject” are programmed by the programming software that is provided.
DC-05 digital communication standard(contact-ID)
Transmission to only one UDP server is supported.
No email/text message.
DNS and Dynamic DNS resolutions are also supported in UDP communication method.
The demo/test software for UDP server is one port device.
Dynamic DNS update and external IP
Server function for single line alarm receiver is also included. By using one of dynamic DNS services including dynamic dns, no-ip and dnsomatic, server with dynamic IP address is supported with dynamic dns update feature in LS15eth. Dynamic DNS feature requires your independent registration to one of dynamic dns service setting up your hostname, username, and password. DDNS check-up server name (i.e. checkip.dyndns.com for Dynamic DNS) and DDNS update server name (i.e. members.dyndns.org for Dynamic DNS) are also required from dynamic dns service company.
Central receiver software (demo) included for PC
The sample of received message data is shown in the screen shot below. Received data includes MAC address of the client, alarm sequence number, received number, account prefix, time stamp, received CRC, calculated CRC, total byte length, complete received IP message, received programming data, transmitted message (by server). IP port (9999) is shown. The large edit window on the right hand side shown all accumulated received messages. There are ten ports which can receive alarm messages simultaneously.
Programming software for IP parameters
The screen shot of the programming software is shown below. Programming of alarm sequence number, receiver number, account prefix, programming data, server IP addresses, IP port numbers, selections of adding MAC address and time stamp, Programming data field, email/text messaging, and other features is available.
Programming of email parameters and server parameters for DDNS and other server functions are also provided when “EMAIL AND DDNS PARATEMRS PROGRAMMING” is clicked.
1. Dialer option for line 2 retransmits received alarm signal from line 1 and line 2. First enable the Back-up Dialer in the above screen. The Back-up Dialer stores all received Contact-ID messages in EEROM, and it waits until alarm receivers at line 1 and line2 become idle conditions. The Back-up Dialer at line 2 goes off hook turning telephone relay, and then it dials either received telephone number or previously programmed telephone number in the above screen. If the telephone number is left blank, LS15ETH dials a telephone number that is received at line 1. LS15ETH transmits all alarm message received at line 1 to the central station after receiving handshake tones from a distant alarm receiver. When the Back-up Dialer is enabled, IP message transmission to 2nd server is disabled. If off-hook condition is detected at line 1 during the Back-up Dialer’s activities, the Back-up Dialer is stopped.
2. Email/text-message transmission of decoded alarm message after sending
DC-09 type message
3. RAP15 option,
which transmits Contact-ID messages to remote alarm receivers by remotely
dialing telephone numbers. During RAP15
activities, IP message transmission to 2nd server is disabled.
4. International AC/DC power adapter
Micro Seven, Inc. ®
1095-K N.E. 25th Hillsboro, OR 97229 U.S.A.
phone: 503-693-6982, fax: 503-693-9742
Home Page: www.microseveninc.com