Catalyst's extensive data and event logging capabilities allows the system to monitor a variety of control applications including data samples, alarms, channel site changes, configuration changes, and many others. Featuring up to 5 megabytes of on-board memory, the system can accurately and permanently record up to 740,000 data samples from level and temperature indicators, flow meters, switches, annunciator panels, valves, pumps, motors, compressors, PLCs, SCADA systems, and other devices.
Catalyst allows users to stay in constant communication with their data and processes via phone, fax, voice mail, pager or cellular network. The system can instantly download detailed status reports or contact up to 96 user destinations with alarm or status information. Catalyst interfaces with any PLC or device using Modicon's Modbus protocol, using only RS232 communications.