MRO Magazine

Watchdog timer board protects against mission-critical system failures


July 8, 2009
By PEM Magazine

ImageACCES I/O Products, Inc. announces a new series of dedicated watchdog timer boards for PC/104-based embedded systems – Model P104-WDG-CSMA. This feature-rich watchdog board is designed to stand guard over your system and help avoid costly system failures. The board can be used to monitor the operation of your application program as well as operating system and will initiate a system reset in case of lockup. In addition, the P104-WDG-CSMA can monitor and control a variety of system hardware parameters such as temperature, voltage, fan speed and, humidity. Applications include kiosks, industrial automation, military/mission-critical, asset management and tracking, retail, medical, embedded OEM, temperature measurement, and many others that require self-reliant embedded systems.