Part Number : 106-398


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Versatile alarm communicator that reports on 3G, GPRS and IP to the Central Station.

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"3G, GPRS and IP communicator"

The Permaconn solution provides a constant secure link between the supervised premises and the Central Station.

The PM1048 is a versatile alarm communicator that reports on 3G, GPRS and IP to the Central Station.

This unit can interface with a range of alarm panels using RS232 or Contact ID.

Primary alarm path is 3G or IP if Ethernet cable fitted, with PSTN backup when DI400 module installed.

Key Features

* Remote 'over-the-air' alarm panel Upload/Download using 3G or IP connection
Serial input for STU interfaces,
Dual SIM + IP + PSTN alarm communicator,
* Plug & Play solution,
3 inputs + 3 outputs, function control using Atlas or Pocket Secure,
Interfaces with any Contact ID alarm panel,
Supplied in robust metal enclosure

Additional Features

Secure VPN within Optus & Telstra networks - Dedicated for Permaconn events only
AES128 encryption for alarm data - Secure transmissions over the public internet
Various diagnostic LEDs - Easy installation
Activate, commission and diagnose using Atlas - Seamless installation process
Two dedicated wireless paths of communication as standard - Uptime in excess of 99.9%
Ability to connect phone line on DI400 - Four (4) paths of communication
On board battery charger circuit - Backup battery can be fitted for standalone operation
Internal watchdog reset function - No unnecessary service call-outs
Monitors & reports dialler interface lead status - Panel dialler to Permaconn interface secure
Monitors and reports DC power & battery status - Reliable standalone operation
AS/NZ2201.5:2008 compliance




Housing Material/Dimensions

Metal powder coated - White 170mm (w) x 205mm (h) x 48mm (d)

PCB Dimensions

138mm (w) x 100mm (h)



Operating Environment

0°- 50°C @15% to 85% humidity (non-condensing)


Triple band 3G & Dual band 2G

3G Modem

Telit HE910

Communication Protocol

Ethernet (10/100BASE-T)


14.5V DC Plug Pack - Supplied (Plug pack must have approval if using other)

Power Consumption

Standby: 0.05A 

Transmitting: 0.60A

Power Reporting

Powered from 14.5V DC plug pack:

DC - Fail: >11.8V DC 

DC - Restore: <12.8V DC

Battery Status:

Battery Fail: >11.6V DC (10 minute delay) 

Battery Restore: <12.5V DC (sent immediately)

Backup Battery

12V 1.2A/Hr sealed lead acid battery

Typical Backup Time

16 hrs

Auxiliary Input

Three (3) 24 hour inputs, state change detected every second. EOL 3.3K

Tamper Input

24Hr input. No EOL

Auxiliary Output

Three (3) Open collector outputs @50mA (max). Function control using Atlas web portal and/or Pocket Secure

Static IP Network Configuration

Ethernet interface using 'IpSetup' program Atlas web portal download using cellular 3G connection

Data Security

AES Encryption

Data Modem

14.4K baud rate modem for upload/download

Supported Modulation

Bell-103, ITU-V21/V22/V22B

Serial Interface

Consult PM1048 manual for compatible panels

Communications Class

As per compliance statement


EN301489, EN301908, EN62311, EN60950-1, EN55022, EN55024 

AS/NZ S60950.1, AS/CA S042.1, AS/CA S042.4

Additional Information

Part Number 106-398

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