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5 products found


  • Base Station

    Base Station

    The base station is a sophisticated electronic device that receives and stores mounting activity information from the cow monitors in the form of RF signals. The information is wirelessly transferred to the access point which in turn passes it into the computer and the HeatWatch®II software. The base station also sends signals back to the monitors acknowledging the receipt of mounts and/or giving it certain instructions. The base station is...

  • Cow Monitor

    Cow Monitor

    Monitors, the heart of the HeatWatch®II system are small, transferable battery-powered digital radio frequency units containing a pressure sensor for detecting mounting activity and transmitting this data to the base station. The base station will send a return message to the monitor acknowledging its receipt of the data. If the monitor does not receive this acknowledgment message, it stores that mounting data and re-sends it on a periodic...

  • Repeater - Sophisticated Transceiver

    Repeater - Sophisticated Transceiver

    The repeater is a sophisticated transceiver which identifies signals from HeatWatch®II monitors and re-broadcasts those signals at full power. The repeater is used to relay mounting information to the base station on large farms and ranches, or from area with hidden mounting or heat detection locations. This effectively increases the range by several miles in line-of-sight to the base station.

  • Polyester Patches and Glue

    Polyester Patches and Glue

    A polyester patch has 3 functional components: the base material used to affix the patch to the tailhead of the cow with Ruscoe glue; the nylon pouch that encloses the monitor. the tail strap that can provide retention of the patch and monitor to the cow if the patch comes loose from intensive mounting. The glue is a contact-type cement available in 10.5 oz caulking tubes.