Watch Dog WD1 Professional AM/FM/NOAA Weather

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Watch Dog WD1 Professional AM/FM/NOAA Weather

 

The Watch Dog is a truly versatile FM / AM / NOAA Weather receiver, real-time RDS decoder, and configurable alarm system.Designed with Broadcast Radio and 24x7x365 operation in mind, the Watch Dog receiver contains a 32-bit microprocessor and Software-Defined Radio (SDR) receiver core running on top of an industrial standard Real-Time Operating System (RTOS).Now with Class AB balanced audio / StudioHub+ and Class AB single-ended audio output as standard features.Fully configurable monitoring and alarm system notifies you of signal problems immediately, either via front panel LEDs and/or rear panel open-collector outputs.Modular and swappable audio section means future expansion capabilities, including our planned AES3 audio output module.Programmable API / easy automation means that the Watch Dog can be used to fulfill a variety of needs and can be used in a variety of roles.

 

Product name: Watch Dog

Receiver modes: FM, AM, NOAA Weather, RDS

Real-time RDS: PI, PTY, PS. and RadioText fields

 

Audio output

Class AB balanced audio with StudioHub+ connector and Class AB single-ended audio with 3.5mm phone jack, both with independently controllable volume; modular and swappable audio section with future planned capability for AES3 and other audio output formats

Alarms

Low RSS, low SNR, silence, RDS loss, pilot loss, NOAA 1,050 Hz alert tone

Alarm outputs

Fully configurable and independently assignable front panel LEDs x 3 and rear panel open-collector GPOs x 4

Configuration

Stored in internal EEPROM, updated via free RFEngineers, Inc. Watch Dog Dashboard software for Windows or using any serial terminal program

Mounting

Using included mounting bar or optional DIN rail adapter

Tamper-resistant

Settings only accessible via USB cable

Fail-safe operation

Always returns to last working configuration upon power-up or after recovering from power loss; built-in hardware Watch Dog Timer resets receiver to last working configuration from internal EEPROM in event of malfunction