CHOOSE FROM WIFI, WIRED, OR WIRED WITH POWER OVER ETHERNET (PoE) CONNECTIVITY
The Global Caché iTach is a family of products designed to connect almost any electrical device to a network in a matter of minutes. Based on open systems and industry standards, the ultra-compact device fits almost anywhere (even the palm of your hand), and includes a choice of wireless (WiFi) or wired (TCP/IP) connectivity to infrared (IR), serial (RS232), and contact closure (relay) equipment.
The innovative design of the Global Caché iTach allows for easy and flexible integration into any networked control solution. The iTach is a simple wired or wireless conduit between you and your device over a network or the Internet. This is instant network-enabling at its best, delivering the power of choice at a cost-effective price.
Connects almost any electrical device to a wireless network instantly
Access, monitor, automate, and control standalone equipment
IR blasters and IR emitters included
Supports eight simultaneous connections
Ultra compact design, stylish enclosure can fit almost anywhere
On board web server for easy setup, HTTP, DHCP
Built in IR learning in every unit
Flash upgradeable for firmware enhancements in the field
Available Connection Types: WiFi, Wired TCP/IP, and Wired TCP/IP with PoE
GCWF2CC: iTach for Contact Closure Devices, WiFi
GCIP2CC: iTach for Contact Closure Devices, Wired
GCIP2CCP: iTach for Contact Closure Devices, Wired with PoE
IMPORTANT NOTE: Global Caché products are not available to ship outside the U.S. Please contact Global Caché directly for international orders.
The Global Caché family of connectivity products provides choices for the industry professional and the consumer – significantly reducing costs and providing a scalable platform for today and the future. Their belief in open systems and the evolution of the control and automation market is being played out today, since cost-effective PC-based and phone-based control applications are now becoming widely available. Global Caché iTach devices, Network Adapters, and all of their connectivity products, radically change the control and automation dynamic by offering an easy and flexible way to connect almost any electronic device to a WiFi or TCP/IP network so it can be accessed, automated, monitored and controlled. These products are engineered to integrate easily into any control environment, even high-end proprietary systems, providing a path to open systems and better competitive leverage.
iTACH FAMILY TECHNICAL DETAILS
Seamlessly connect, monitor and control: IR controlled devices, Serially (RS232) connected devices and relay activated devices (Contact Closure) over a network and via the Internet. The iTach TCP/IP (Ethernet) and Wireless (WiFi) devices provide a new level of control flexibility, enabling device networking in homes, businesses, schools, or just about anywhere. The product is based on open systems and standards for easy integration and compatibility with PC based control software, iPhone, iPod, iPad control apps and high-end control systems.
5 to 16V DC@300mA (wall power adapter included)
USB power cable allows iTach to draw power from USB port
Power over Ethernet (PoE) units available
Power (1), TCP/IP network activity (2), IR port activity (3), Contact Closure activity (3), Serial (RS232) port activity
Integrated web server for easy configuration
Configure through TCP/IP set up commands
iHelp Setup Utility
Downloadable iHelp software simplifies network discovery and setup
IR Learning Utility
Downloadable iLearn software allows for the capture and storage of IR commands for control uses
TCP/IP Network Interface
For Wired Models
100/10 Mbit/s Ethernet Protocol
Standards: TCP, DHCP, HTTP
Wireless Network Connection
For Wireless Models
Industry standard 802.11b wireless interface, 2.5" antenna
Supports wireless LAN Ad-Hoc and Infrastructure modes
Compatible to 802.11b/g
RS 232 Port
For Serial Models
Male DB9 Connector
1200 baud to 115 Kbaud Data Rates Supported
Odd, Even and None Parity Settings
Bi-directional hardware RTS/CTS Flow Control
IR and Sensor Interface
For IR Models
Connector: 3.5mm stereo jack
3 Independent selectable IR outputs or sensor inputs
3 IR emitters included
1 IR blaster included (supported on third IR port)
For Contact Closure Models
3 Integrated Contact Closure Relays w/ transient voltage suppression
Screw terminal 24V AC/DC@.5A N.O. contact
Allows for control and monitoring of in-line, low voltage wiring
Possibilities include: pools/spas, garage doors, irrigation, etc.
Aluminum extrusion case, rubber end caps and plastic face plates
Dimensions (LxWxH): 3.25" x 2.25" x 1.25"
Weight: 3.25 oz. (6 oz. with power supply)
FCC (Part 15, Class B), C-tick, CE
NOTE: The latest iTach firmware update is available on the Global Cache Firmware and Webpage Updater page. This release deals with many minor IR implementation changes focusing on IR interruptibility and repeat count.
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