ARC-10 is a top quality, easy to use GSM controller for alerting and remote control using SMS. The rail mount unit incorporates a Quad Band (850/900/1800/1900MHz) GSM/GPRS modem, two digital inputs, two power relay outputs and a serial RS-232 port. Up to five hundred users can be configured to switch a relay output via a toll-free phone call (e.g. for opening the garage door or a parking barrier). Ten users can be configured as alert recipients.
All SMS functionality remains intact during GPRS operation. This means one can use the unit as a wireless modem to communicate with a remote serial device e.g. a traffic light controller or a vending machine and simultaneously benefit from the SMS alerting and remote control functionality.


  • 2 digital inputs.
  • 2 power relay outputs.
  • One output can be configured to switch with a toll-free phone call.
  • Simple SMS commands for both configuration & control.
  • SMS commands can be passed through the local serial port for testing and commissioning.
  • Flexible user administration.

Simple setup and operation

All setup and control can be done using a mobile phone. Simple ASCII configuration commands are used for unit setup and control. Several commands can be packed in one SMS. The RS-232 interface can be used to alternatively setup and test the unit using a PC or an ASCII terminal.The rich command set features commands for configuring input alarm parameters, defining users and controlling system outputs with time related parameters.


  • Garage door opener
  • GSM Access Control, more »
  • Vending machines
  • Security systems
  • Fire and smoke alarming
  • Lights control
  • Home automation
  • Heating control
  • Greenhouse controls
  • M2M systems, more »

Ordering Codes

Code Description
ARC-10 Alarming and Remote Control Unit


Power supply
Supply voltage 12...24 VDC ±10%
Supply current average 30mA to 120mA max (all DO on), 2A peak
Digital inputs 2, 12..30VDC
Digital outputs 2, relay 250V/8A (AC1)
Wireless modem Quad Band GSM/GPRS (850/900/1800/1900MHz)
RF connector SMA Jack
Serial interface RS232C, up to 921 kBit/s
Temperature -10°C...+55°C, operating
Indications LED, network status
Dimensions 71 x 90 x 58 mm
Weight 0.2 kg
Mounting DIN rail
Command set Simple ASCII SMS commands for system configuration, alarm settings and remote control
Product Brochures
Document File
ARC-10, Alarming & Remote control unit ARC-10_English.pdf
ARC-10, Alarmmeldung & Fernsteuerung ARC-10_German.pdf
Technical Documents
Document File
ARC-10 User Guide ARC10 User Guide.pdf
ARC-10 Configurator ARC-10 Config.pdf
Application Documents
Document File
Intelligent traffic control Intelligent traffic control.pdf
M2M Reservoir Level Control M2M Reservoir Level Control.pdf
GSM Access Control GSM Access Control.pdf
ARC-10: A building block for M2M ARC-10, A building block for M2M.pdf
Document File
Wireless controllers presentation Wireless Controllers.pps