Email Notifier

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About this product

The Autelis 4 Input Email Notifier provides 4 digital inputs (3 on legacy model) with built in 16-bit counters that trigger email notifications. It will enable you to monitor many different types of events using buttons, contact sensors, relays, or other contact-closure devices. Easy setup from any web browser and can be integrated into other home automation systems.

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Downloads

Current software version: 1.0.4

Version 1.0.4 for 4-Input Email Notifier

Firmware updates should only be applied over a local network connection.

Note: Firmware updates require the Java runtime available here: http://www.java.com/en/download

Installation

Installation Notes

The Autelis Email Notifier can be connected to any contact closure device or switch. This includes magnetic reed switches, buttons, relays, and more...

Each of the digital inputs tolerates up to 5.5V and the default (open) state of the inputs is high.

Terminals on the device are marked 1, 2, 3, 4 and common/ground. The contact closure devices should be connected with one wire to a numbered input and the other wire to ground.

Connection to Network

Installation requires connection to your network router or switch which supports 10Base-T Ethernet. Connect the built-in ethernet port to your network device using the included cat-5 cable or a standard cat-5 networking cable of your choice. You may also use a wireless bridge or a Powerline network device to provide the network connection. The Email Notifier device will obtain an IP address automatically via DHCP.

Connection to Power

Connect the included power adapter to the device and plug it into a standard wall outlet. When plugged in, the green LED on the ethernet port will blink for 5 seconds and then the device will boot normally.

Web Interface

To access the web interface type 'http://notifier' into your browser. This may not work with all routers and network configurations (see below hint). You can also type the IP address of the Email Notifier device which can be found in your router interface by matching an IP address from the table with the MAC address printed on the bottom of the device or by using an IP scanner tool to search by MAC address. Log in using the username 'admin' and the default password 'admin'.

Windows Hint: In your network connection properties under TCP/IPv4 properties, click the advanced button. In the DNS tab, select "Append these DNS suffixes (in order)" and click add and enter "." (a single period with no quotes).

Status

This page shows the firmware version, time as kept by the Email Notifier device (adjusted for your computer's timezone settings) and displays the basic status information for the device and for each input.

Input # Counter
Displays the value of the counter for the associated input. Click on a counter to bring up an option to reset it. Counters are also reset on reboot.
Input # State
Displays the current state of the associated input (0=open, 1=closed).
Input # Last Triggered
Displays the timestamp of the last time the associated input was triggered.

Alerts

This page displays the detailed configuration for each input and its alerts.

Threshold
Set the value at which the counter will send an email alert. Alerts will be sent at all multiples of this value. Setting this value to zero disables the counter and alerts.
Boundary
Set the maximum value for the counter. When the counter reaches this value the next trigger will set it back to 1.
Subject
Set the subject for the email alert. (31 chars)
Message
Set the message for the email alert. (140 chars)
Special Values
%%V - input value
%%C - counter value
%%D - date (mm/dd/yyyy)
%%T - time (hh:mmAM/PM)
%%d - day of the week
%%P - time since last email alert (min or hrs or days)
Example Message: Door was opened %%C times on %%d
Resulting Alert: Door was opened 100 times on Thursday
Trigger On Change
If checked the input will trigger on a change from open to closed or closed to open.
Trigger On Open Circuit
If checked the input will trigger on open instead of on close.
Reset Timer
This timer will reset the counter to zero at the scheduled time. Select the days you wish the timer to run by clicking on them (red = active) and enter the time in the format 12:00PM.
Trigger on Reset
If checked an email alert will be sent when the Reset Timer fires.

Settings

This page allows you to adjust various general and email settings.

You can enable or disable daylight savings time or DST, change the admin password, and set the names for the 3 inputs. All fields are limited to 15 characters or less.

Below, you can enter the settings for the email server and account that is used to send the email alerts.

Please see: EMail Settings

The reboot button will reboot the device and clear the counters. The reset button will restore all settings to factory defaults.

Advanced Settings

This hidden page allows you to change some advanced settings. To access it visit http://notifier/advanced.htm

SMTP FQDN
This is the value that will be sent to your E-Mail SMTP server to identify the connection. You should not need to change this setting under normal circumstances.

Social Networking and Expanded Features

The Autelis Email Notifier can be setup to work with many great services to extend its functionality. One of our favorite free services is ifttt. By sending email alerts to these services many different actions can be taken such as posting to Facebook, Twitter, blogs, sending SMS, placing Phone Calls, and much more... Please use the forum to discuss these exciting features!

Emergency Factory Reset / Forgotten Password

In the event you have forgotten your password, you will need to factory reset your device. To do this, go to http://notifier/userreset.cgi?do=true or http://ip.address.here/userreset.cgi?do=true in your web browser and enter the username "admin" and for the password enter the security key printed on the label on the bottom of your device. The security key can only be used to factory reset the device and will not allow you to access any other web pages.

Home Automation System Integration

You can access the webpage http://notifier/status.xml which will give you an xml document containing the states of the inputs and counter values. Additionally, counters can be reset by sending a GET command in the format http://notifier.com?set.cgi?action=reset&id=0 where the id is the zero-based index of the input counter to reset (0,1,2).

More coming soon...

Compliance Information

Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
- Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
- Connect the equipment into an output on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
- Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
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