RockBLOCK Switch

The RockBLOCK SwitchRockBLOCK Switch

The RockBLOCK Switch provides switch functionality from the most remote locations.

The RockBLOCK Switch is a remote on/off control switch for managing remote devices. Digital Signal Output allows direct switching of low-voltage devices or configured with a relay, or mains power.

Utilizing Iridium's Short Burst Data (SBD) truly global airtime service. Remote switch on/off connectivity in hard-to-reach, remote locations globally. Connectivity to a wide range of sensors which provide value readings without a site visit.

The RockBLOCK Switch Offers

  • Low Power
  • Global Connectivity
  • Solar Compatible
  • Ruggedized
  • Waterproof Casing
  • Switch On/Off
  • Global-low latency coverage

Key Features::

  • Input/Output capability:
    1 open drain output (30V open, 100mA closed)
    2 digital inputs (dry contact – 300uA wetting)
    1 Analog input configurable as either 0-10V or 4-20mA
  • Pulse capability: the digital output can be triggered to pulse, either one shot or PWM. This gives the option, for example, to run through a timed OFF/ON with just a single message
  • Multiple time base and pulse width settings
  • Global satellite transmission: Iridium’s reputable LEO satellite network provides low latency data transmission with global coverage
  • Utilizes Ground Control’s simple and robust IoT management platform Cloudloop, or our API, for remote data, device and IoT system management
  • Small form factor, with multiple mounting options – suitable for outdoor use in testing environments
  • IP68 rated: submersible to 3m for 24 hours
  • Proven to operate at -40C and +85C
  • Lower power usage: Unit in standby (ready to switch) is 750mW (<65mA@12V)
  • Can be supported by lithium battery or solar



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We Provide Global, Regional, Broadband and lease channel satellite services. From Regional voice, data and fax capabilities to Inmarsat and High Speed Data and VSAT capabilities. We also provide SCADA, RFID, Monitoring, Control and Security systems and services.

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