Projects and applications using innovative QTech solutions

Crane Aviation Light Monitoring

Aviation obstruction lights, or “aircraft warning lights” are vital warning devices. They help pilots avoid tall obstacles such as cranes, particularly when visibility is reduced or during the night. Tall construction cranes encroaching into controlled airspace is a serious business and strict rules apply. Knowing that the aviation obstruction lights are both running and the power supply is…

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SMS Genset ATS Changeover

Automatic transfer switches (ATS) are part of backup power systems and allow a smooth changeover to generator power when a mains power outage occurs. A local generator supply company contacted us wanting to use our SMS Lite as a notification and remote control override for their existing ATS systems. Many of these systems are installed…

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DATRAN Data Project

This major development project will deliver massive improvements for users of larger DATRAN SCADA systems. It will provide improved data robustness, more data logging, and increased data throughput. Phase 1 of the DATRAN Data project is a DATRAN VI software upgrade that will soon be made available to our software maintenance agreement (SMA) holders. The…

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Generator Remote Start

The QTech SMS Lite is used to remotely start and monitor your generator via text messages over the 4G cellular networks. Starting your generator is now as simple as sending a text. We have been involved with a generator remote start project for the popular Kubota GL600D-AU-B genset fitted with the DSE 4520 digital control…

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Bird Deterrent Systems

Bird control and bird deterrent systems are important safety consideration for airports and runways. They are also extensively used in agriculture and farming to help prevent birds eating crops and seeds. Our customer wanted to install a remote control option for an acoustic system at an airport runway. We were able to assist with the…

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New Product - DIN Rail Mount

The new DIN rail mount is suitable for all of the SMS Lite and Wireless Point to Point (WP2P) modules. The mounting bracket provides easy DIN rail mounting options in switchboards or control panels. The mounting bracket is made from 2mm mild steel with a powder coated finish and is supplied complete with an aluminium…

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LED Lighting Upgrades

LED lighting upgrades for sports fields are becoming more popular. Our low power wireless controllers are ideal for remote control of LED sports field lights. LED lighting has multiple benefits over incandescent lighting, including lower energy consumption (lower power costs) and longer life expectancy. Importantly, many of the modern LED lighting fixtures are modular and…

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Multi Point Controller Improvements

The Multi Point Controller (MPC) firmware version 2.03 has some great improvements. We have added the ability to configure the behaviour of digital outputs on the MPC under fault conditions such as comms failure. The outputs can now be configured to be turned off (RELEASE) or held in their current state (HOLD) in the event…

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XL4 Plus RTU Comms Options

A recent investigation demonstrated the flexibility and power of the XL4 Plus RTU comms options. The new rural water scheme is planned for a remote part of NZ. The aim is to add up to ten new telemetry sites over two separate zones. Hydraulically, the water scheme interconnection is relatively straightforward with a maximum of…

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3G Networks are Closing

The 3G networks are closing soon in New Zealand. One NZ (previously Vodafone NZ) plans to switch off in 2024, and Spark is likely to be similar. We appreciate this is not “new news” as some 3G networks have already been switched off overseas.However, this does not just impact old cell phones. We encourage you all…

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