This unit need simply be plugged into any power plug, a SIM card added, SMS the number that it needs to report to the unit and will then monitor the premises’ mains power. Notifications about the status of power are sent straight to the user’s cellphone via SMS and the unit can send SMS-based status reports at the users’ request.
In addition, the Simple GSM Power Monitor has front-mounted LED indicators to show network and functional statuses. The red LED signals a weak GSM signal or power failure, the yellow signals when the battery is charging and when it is fully charged as well as if the battery is not present or is faulty. The green LED is the diagnostic indicator and the white is the GSM indicator.
Features of the unit also include an integrated South African three pin plug, utility mains power detector (single phase), GSM unit with a Micro SIM socket that is externally accessible, an internal GSM Antenna, and an internal Lithium-ion polymer rechargeable backup battery and charger. The unit has a simple and quick setup procedure.