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Remote Telemetry Module Monitors Fisher Pierce Capacitor Bank Controls

The Fisher Pierce Series 4000 SmartLink Remote Telemetry Module (RTM) from Thomas & Betts provides reliable and cost-effective two-way communications for monitoring, control and automation of new or existing Fisher Pierce Series 4400 capacitor bank controls. Electric utility operations personnel can have local and remote control of their capacitor solutions with SCADA override of local control strategies.

The Series 4000 SmartLink RTM uses two-way radio technology from Telemetric to communicate over digital cellular data networks. No additional radio equipment, license or local cellular account is required.

The user can control and monitor Series 4400 AutoCap controls using a secure, web-based reporting application or SCADA/EMS systems using optional software from Telemetric. The web-based application supports automatic alarm or status reporting sent via e-mail, page or text message. Additionally, the application supports group commands for controlling groups of capacitor banks.

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