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Re: Simple computer reboot via ARC 16?
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From: JOHN VAN MILLIGAN <jpvm54@msn.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2018 04:34:07 +0000
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Thread-topic: [CRTech] Simple computer reboot via ARC 16?

We use a lot of those web power switches.  You can set them to ping devices and power cycle outlets depending on the ping.  We use them to reboot the dsl modem if it doesn't get a ping after a certain length of time.   You could use them to ping the computer and if the computer is locked up and doesn't respond to a ping it could reboot the computer.

John


On 06/04/2018 09:58 PM, Tom Beattie wrote:
I have web power switches all over the place including my own home.

Tom Beattie
IT Consultant
573-200-6502
http://www.tombeattie.com

On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 9:53 PM, Calvarytm <calvarytm@gmail.com> wrote:
We use this at many sites, great to be able to log in and control separate outlets, also can set it to ping out to an address and specify which out let to power cycle in the event of a lost IP connection. It can be set up with scripts as well, very simple or as complex as you want. 
Look around a bit and likely find it less expensive.  

Web Power Switch Pro Model https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0765NCB2L/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_VHFfBbDKPMP9B

Curtis Young
Calvary Technical Management 
434-221-5772


1JOHN 1:9



On Jun 4, 2018, at 8:35 PM, Kevin Kidd <kkbroadcastengineering@gmail.com> wrote:

Don,

If you don't have an internet connection at the site.  Wire a 12vdc SPDT relay, normally closed contacts in series with the hot wire of the computer power cord.  Use the Arc16 to open the relay.  This assuming that the computer is set up to restart on power application.

Please put the thing on a box or on a panel prominently marked as "DANGER EXPOSED 120VAC".  There are commercial boxes that do this from a simple closure but I don't have any links handy.

If you have a reliable static IP internet connection, an internet power switch is the hot ticket.


Regards,

Kevin C. Kidd, CSRE/AMD
Lawrenceburg, TN
AM Ground Systems Company  -  WD4RAT
kkidd@kkbc.com  --  866-22-RADIO -- 866-227-2346
www.amgroundsystems.com

On Mon, Jun 4, 2018 at 4:12 PM, Don Prentice <dprp1@cox.net> wrote:

I am looking for a simple and cheap relay to power cycle our computer at the transmitter.  It needs a low voltage way to momentarily click a relay that the computer power is connected to.

 

Such a simple thing but most relay boxes are hundreds of dollars.  50 miles round trip to reboot the computer is not the use of anyone’s time.

 

Thanks,

Don Prentice

KCAS Station Manager

www.kcasradio.org




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