On industrial application, lots of computers are automatically operating itself once the power turns on. If you don!|t boot your computer again it will not go back to its regular operation, but not with the watchdog! The Watchdog will then reset the computer automatically!
While using your computer, unexpectedly your modem got hang. One way of connecting it again is to switch off then turn on your modem to continue on working. But now, it’s the new way around, RS232 watchdog box will be automatically reset the modem power or computer system. It will protect your application software system. If your RS232 device hang, RS232 watchdog box will automatically reset the device. It let your device alive again.
2. The Difference between Watch Dog Adapter and Stand Alone RS232 Watch Dog Box
The advantage of standalone RS232 watchdog box over the watchdog I and II is that the standalone watchdog box has an RS232 control lines monitor features, it also provides command check mode to let user program can control RS232 watchdog box directly .
The user can also reset the power of power control box by RS232 watchdog box directly, without reset whole the computer system. When you set to communication check mode or ring check mode for standalone RS232 watchdog box, you need not write any program, just plug and play it.
3. Applications for Difference Hardware Configuration
There are many watchdog applications. In the following, we describe some applications for difference hardware configurations, however, you can set up more applications by yourself.