29 May 1998

Radio link has pumping under control

WIRE-FREE control of remotely located pumps, such as irrigation pumps, slurry injection and water tank level control, is offered by Micro-Als radio telemetry link.

The system allows manual and automatic control of multiple pump functions such as stop, start, throttle and tank divert at ranges of up to 1.2 miles.

A self-contained push-button transmitter console can be used for both static or mobile applications while, for those who require it, a dash-mounted version is also available for tractor or truck operations.

The receiver comes in a weatherproof housing, including aerial and status LEDs for supply and signal integrity confirmation. Price £895 (four channel) £962 (six channel) (01664-561705).