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Watchdog 1000 Controller

Monitor fuel, water and other liquid levels, temperature, humidity, and many other conditions with any digital or analog connected sensors. View, log and chart data on the Web of all connected sensors. Plus, receive email and text alerts for alarm conditions too. You can also interface IP Cameras! Best of all is there's no software required and no monthly fee!

watchdog 1000

The Watchdog 1000 environmental monitor provides Web-based remote surveillance, logging and graphing of temperature and connected sensors.  The rack-mountable appliance comes equipped with 16 digital sensor ports and 3 analog sensor ports.  It is especially useful for monitoring fuel levels and environmental conditions in critical applications such as data centers, server rooms, network closets, laboratories and other critical facilities such as your business or home! 

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Easily view and log fuel, temperature and other connected sensors over the intranet or the Web. No software required - no programming required - securely access the graphical user interface from a web browser. Mounts with four screw holes. Power adapter included. Supports both digital and analog sensors.  

SNMP, Email & SMS Alerts
The Watchdog 1000 can trigger escalating alarms if fuel, temperature and other measurements fall outside of specified thresholds via SNMP (v1, v2c, v3), email and SMS messages (e-mail to SMS gateway). For example, specify an email notification to one or more users at 25% fuel level, or a temperature of 40° F, add another layer of personnel to an additional email alarm at 32° F, or a 0% fuel level, and add your third party contractor at 85° F, etc...specify up to 200 alarms per unit.

View Charts and Graphs on the Web
The Watchdog 1000 serves active Web pages displaying real time readings and graphs of fuel, temperature and connected sensors in addition to data logs in standard format (downloadable as XML or CSV file). Graphing scales are fully adjustable.

Interface Network IP Cameras
The Web page interfaces up to four IP Cameras (not included), allowing you a quick view of remote conditions.  Especially useful in event of alarm.

No Software Required
The Watchdog 1000 is simple to install and use, requiring no special software other than a standard Web Browser. It connects to an Ethernet Network with a standard RJ45 connector and sends data in standard TCP/IP packets. It is easily configured with a simple menu using a Web Browser and can be password protected with 3 access account level types: Administrator, Control, View Only. From within an Intranet or over the Internet, the user can securely access the monitor by entering its IP address.

And best of all, NO MONTHLY FEES!

Watchdog 1000 Spec Sheet --- Watchdog 1000 User Manual



Choose your preferred Watchdog 1000 Complete System Package, or order components ala carte. --ALL Systems include a Watchdog 1000, and one of these sensors, plus a temperature sensor


Magneto Resistive Sending Unit

magneto-resistive sensor

Magneto-Resistive Level Sensor

Rugged, accurate and dependable


Ultrasonic Sensor

ultrasonic sensor

The Ultrasonic Sensor is a general purpose non-contact ultrasonic level switch, controller and transmitter for small tanks 49.2" (1.25 m) or less



Steely Dan Hydrostatic Pressure Sensor

steely dan

Steely-Dan is an extremely accurate fuel-level sensor that can be used for either fuel or water level monitoring

(Zener Barrier recommended when using in hazardous locations)


Temperature Sensor

temp sensor

The External Temperature Sensor may be used to measure ambient air temperature.

Watchdog 1000 Controller

watchdog 1000


ALL System packages below include Watchdog 1000 Controller, one fuel level sender, one temperature sensor, hookup wire. Pre-wired and Pre-programmed for fuel, temperature and remote display



On-board Sensors:
Built-in Sensors
Temperature: -22 to 185 °F (-30 to 85 °C), +/- 0.5 °C
Remote Sensor Support
Digital sensor: 16 ports (up to 600’ total cable length)
Analog sensor: 3 inputs (contact closure, 0-5 VDC)

Physical: 19”L x 1.75”H x 3”W (rack-mount, 1U space)
Power: 6VDC (supplied wall transformer)
Ethernet: 10 Mbps, RJ-45 receptacle
Real Time Clock (RTC) with power backup
Reset IP push-button: restores factory defaults
Warranty: 1 year (extended warranties available)

Software Features
HTTP / HTTPS: web access
Alarms: high/low values, multiple thresholds per sensor
ESMTP / POP3: email alerts, ESMTP / POP3 auth
SNMP (v1, v2c, v3): gets, trap and clear alerts, MIB
Paging: email to pager proxy
XML: meta-tagged sensor values, alarms, config
Syslog: send debug messages to Syslog server
Web interface: 4 styles to choose from
Access-control: 3 access levels (view, control, admin)
Web cams (optional): Up to four can be displayed
Compatible with WatchDog Console Aggregator


Watchdog 1000 Controller ONLY

Order # MINIXP

Watchdog 1000 Controller System Package Prewired with 42" Magneto Resistive Sender for Vertical Tanks and Temperature Sensor

Order #MINIXP-42

Watchdog 1000 Controller System Package Prewired with 27" Magneto Resistive Sender for Horizontal Tanks and Temperature Sensor

Order # MINIXP-27

Watchdog 1000 Controller System Package Prewired with Ultrasonic Sensor and Temperature Sensor


Watchdog 1000 Controller System Package Prewired with Hydrostatic Pressure Sensor and Temperature Sensor


Zener Barrier (Recommended for use in hazardous locations) Order #ZENER
Temperature Sensor ONLY with 6" flying leads

Order #3667

Water sensor-(senses presence of water on floor)

Order # H2OSENS