Circuit monitoring device

  • US 7,834,744 B2
  • Filed: 07/13/2007
  • Issued: 11/16/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/04/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An apparatus for monitoring a circuit and for coupling to a central system comprising:

  • a circuit module to determine a status of the circuit;

    a network communications module coupled to the circuit module to communicate a signal indicative of the assigned status to the central system via a network, said network communications module limiting all status communications with the central system to only the signal indicative of the assigned status; and

    a display to present an indication of a status of the circuit based on the signal indicative of the assigned status, wherein the circuit module measures a magnitude of a parameter of the circuit and generates a count value representative of said magnitude.

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