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Tips and FAQ for our 4G cellular SMS Lite and SMS Controllers

SMS Lite – Error Codes

The SMS Lite status LED indicates these error codes to help identify issues: Error Code – 2 Flashes – indicates the Modem will not power up.This error code requires the SMS Lite be returned to QTech for service. Error Code – 3 Flashes – indicates the Modem will not respond to commands.This error code requires …

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SMS Lite Naming Conventions – Don’t use spaces in the names

Do not use spaces in the SMS Lite naming convention for the Site Name, Inputs or Outputs. For example, “Back Gate” should read “BackGate” and “High Level” should read “HighLvl”.Remember to keep the names less than 8 characters long. Use only alphanumeric characters, avoid punctuation and special characters Keep all names as short as practicable. …

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Starting a Generator remotely using a SMS Lite

The SMS Lite has been used many times to remotely start generator at holiday homes etc by simply sending a text message. This application note details some useful advice and considerations.

What size SIM card do I need?

The “standard” larger size SIM is used in both the SMS Lite and SMS Controller. Don’t pop the smaller sizes out of the plastic holder they come in.

Are QTech products available in Australia?

Yes they are. DATRAN Australia Pty Ltd was formed to actively supply, promote and implement the tried and proven telemetry products into Australia and the surrounding markets. Please contact Ross Gregory on