The Remote Light Stack from Remote Machining communicates machine errors via emails, text messages or alarms anywhere in a facility or on a web page. It is geared toward shops performing lights-out or unattended machining and those requiring remote alerts to machine errors. The system offers easy installation, is compatible with a machine’s existing light stack, works with a shop’s existing network and requires no additional software or phone line. According to the company, the Remote Light Stack is a lower-cost option for remote capabilities and can be used with a variety of older machine models.
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