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SWITCHSPOT - Spotprotect WiFi Dry Contact Sensor with Email and SMS

SpotProtect Programming Cable *
  • Description

    SpotProtect SWITCHSPOT WiFi Dry Contact Sensor for Remote Monitoring with Email & SMS Text Alerts

    The SpotProtect SWITCHSPOT is a WiFi Dry Contact Sensor for monitoring existing alarms or sensors with Normally Open (NO) or Normally Closed (NC) relay outputs.

    • Monitor Alarm System outputs
    • Monitor Building Control System or Equipment Outputs
    • Monitor Driveway Alerts
    • Monitor any Contact Closure

    Note: A SPOTCABLE is required to initially program the SWITCHSPOT or any SpotProtect Wifi Sensor.

    One cable can be used to program multiple sensors. * Inital setup requires a Windows PC/Laptop and is not compatible with macOS.  


    SwitchSpot can be used in any indoor location with exiting WiFi and Internet service. The SWITCHSPOT communicates its status back to the SpotProtect Cloud where users can login and view the history of the sensors as well make changes to the sensors programming. 

    When SwitchSpot is triggered, the appropriates person(s) can be notified by text and/or email. 

    There is no cost for the cloud service for a single contact with (1) email and (1) text, and for 45 days data history.

    An optional low cost subscription is available to enable contacts, heartbeat (check-in) every 10 minutes, and unlimited cloud storage.  Subscription link here.

    SwitchSpot Features

    • Monitors for normally open (NO) or normally closed (NC) contacts
    • Does NOT support voltage input - applying voltage will void the warranty
    • Includes SpotProtect Cloud data logging
    • EMail or SMS alerts
    • Battery powered by 2 AA batteries (not included)
    • Battery life 2-4 years depending on battery, WiFi strength and frequency of activation
    • WiFi 802.11 b/g (24 GHz)
    • Open, WEP, WPA, WPA2 Security Standards
    • On board memory for up to 50 events in case cloud service is temporarily disconnected
    • Supports static and DHCP (default) IP addressing

    SwitchSpot Includes

    • 1 x SWITCHSPOT Dry Contact Sensor
    • 2 x AA Batteries

    * A SPOTCABLE is not included and needs to be purchased separately. One cable can be used for multiple SpotProtect sensors 

     SpotProtect Free & Premiere Cloud Subscription Options:

    IMPORTANT: As with any monitoring device you must ensure it is installed correctly and tested regularly to ensure it is in working order and reporting as expected. The WIFI device must be located in a dry room temperature location. Do not install it outdoors or in a humid environment.

    For set up instructions visit https://www.spotprotect.com



  • Reviews



    Works well

    The product was easy to setup and the software was easy to use to and to make changes. Directions could be a bit clearer but I was able to figure out pretty quickly. Does seem to be a bit overpriced, but maybe I don't understand all that goes into making it work.

    Does what it says but....

    This product does what it says. It works every time so I'm giving it 4 stars, but in my opinion, it's way overpriced. The website to download the software and the unit itself just feels "cheap". It wasn't complicated to set up but it wasn't straight forward either. It did however work first time, maybe 20 minutes to set up the account and send a test text. Beware, you get only 1 user free. That means that it will send an e-mail and text to one person only. To add additional contacts, the service is $99.00 / year. However, if you have e-mail forwarding, you can set it up to make another contact on your e-mail account. The only other beef is the proprietary usb cable. $15.00 because they don't want to use a standard USB connection. I did a fair amount of research and this seems to be the most economic way of communication with my alarm. The software allows you to make changes easily. I still feel it is overpriced by about $100.00 Absolute Automation is a great company and I've been buying from them for over 10 years. Their service is top notch and they sell great products. The shipping was free and FAST!!
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