Computer Automation Technology

CAT-800

Repeater Controller

The CAT-800 represents the next generation of CAT controllers. Built on the hugely successful CAT-250, this controller adds many new features including a second link port and Internet connectivity. Use the Internet browser in your smart phone, tablet or computer to control, program, execute macros, play voice messages, send paging tones, announce the time and display and change port linking. Even if you don’t have Internet at your repeater site, shouldn’t your next controller have that capability?
CAT-800

CAT-260

Repeater Controller

The CAT-260 is a direct replacement for the very popular CAT-250 with an enhanced vocabulary word list and a super accurate clock backed up with a coin cell battery. The CAT-260 provides sophisticated remote base and or link operation at an extremely affordable priced at $349.00.
CAT-260

CAT-200B

Repeater Controller

This controller was specially developed to provide sophisticated remote base and or link operation at an extremely affordable priced at $249.00.
CAT-200B

DR-800

WAV Player

Add a digital voice WAV player to your CAT-800 repeater controller. The DR-800 provides true voice message announcements to your repeater system. Substitute WAV files for your ID, timed and alarm messages. The WAV player supports thirty track of any length.
DR-800

WX-250

Weather Receiver

A Digital Signal Processor (DSP) equipped receiver with SAME decoding algorithms designed to respond to Weather SAME alerts with an audible attention tone and special voice announcements.
WX-250

CL-100

Internet VOIP Controller

This CL-100 was specially developed to provide Internet connectivity to existing repeater controllers or remote link transceivers without the need of a supporting computer. The CL-100 connects directly to a DSL or CABLE modem. It can also be connected to a port on your router and share your existing high-speed internet connection.
CL-100

Documents

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CAT Notes

Cat Notes is a collection of notes covering a wide variety of subjects. Take a look and you may find some helpful discussions that is appropriate to your repeater system.

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CAT Papers

Cat papers is a collection of papers covering a wide variety of subjects. Take a look and you may find some helpful discussions that is appropriate to your repeater system.

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File Download

Firmware updates and change history reports for some CAT products can be found by clicking on the link below.

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CAT-260 Firmware History Report

Note: Place your mouse over the version number, right click and select "Save Link As"

Version Date Description
blue arrow down1.00   1) CAT-260 version 1.00 first release.
     

CAT-260 Support Files

 

 CAT-260 Firmware Update Procedure Instructions.

 

CAT-800 Firmware History Report

Version Date Description
blue arrow down1.00 July 20, 2016 1) CAT-800 released for sale.
blue arrow down1.01a Oct 1, 2016 1) Transceiver loop moved from events task to Port #1 task
blue arrow down1.01b Oct 14, 2016 1) Fixed transmitter drop message
blue arrow down1.01c Jan 12, 2017

(1) Fixed CW frequency and speed setting during DTMF programming.

(2) Prevent a drop messages from playing after an ID.

(3) Added a 500ms delay before CW message starts.

blue arrow down1.02 Mar 6, 2017

(1) Added DR-800 feature

(2) Other minor software fixes

blue arrow down1.03 Mar 20, 2017

(1) Added Internet config file upload/download using the CAT-800 Windows Editor.

(2) Other software changes and fixes

blue arrow down1.04R Apr 13, 2017

(1) Added automatic DST detection changing the internal clock as needed.

(2) Added Short Timers page to the web interface.

(3) Other minor software changes.

blue arrow down1.05R May 8, 2017

(1) Added set clock feature from the CAT-800 Windows Editor when connected by USB or Internet.

(2) Removed NTP service because of the service unreliability.

(3) Other software changes and fixes.

CAT-800 Support Files

 

 CAT-800 USB Driver Files (zip file).

CAT-800 USB Drivers Installation Procedure

CAT-800 Firmware Update Procedure through USB (PDF File Format).

LM Flash Microcontroller Update Program.

 

 

 

 

CH-100 Firmware History Report

Version Date Description
 1.20 July 23, 2011

1) CH-100 update on Internet begins.

 1.21 August 4, 2011

1) Activity web page added listing connected users.

 2.00 January 9, 2012

1) Changes made to be compatable with V2.00 and up CL-100 version.

 2.01 January 12, 2012

1) ARP handshaking required at program startup.

 2.02 January 27, 2012

1) Increased users from 10 to 20.

2) Added checkbox to activate or deactivate each user.

 2.03 November 17, 2012

1) Changes to prevent the lost of audio packets.

2) Added Zone 2-4, 2-5, 2-6 functions.

3) Added input packet debounce (default count = 20 packets)

 2.04 July 16, 2013

1) Added button on stats html page to clear display users connections.

 2.05 March 22, 2014

1) Implemented the power-on delay function.

 

CH-100 Firmware Download Instructions

 

CH-100 Serial Port Update Procedure (PDF File Format).

LMI Flash Microcontroller Update Program.

Stellaris FTDI Driver Files.

 

 




CL-100 Firmware History Report

Version Date Description
 1.12 July 23, 2011

1) CL-100 update on Internet begins.

 1.13 August 22, 2011

1) User calling list increased from 8 users to 20 users.

 2.00 January 9, 2012

1) Improvements to constant connect.
2) Additional info on "stats" web page.
3) Additional zone channels for additional flexabily.
4) Ping timer is now user defined.
5) Minor general fixes.

 2.02 February 2, 2012

1) Force user connection over web interface.

 2.03 December 1, 2013

1) Add DTMF muting feature as Zone 4 Channel 4

 2.04 August 1, 2014

1) Duplex mode added using Dip Sw 2.

 2.06 April 27, 2016 1) Added feature Auto Reconnect as Zone 1-7. 2) Spare timer #2 made into Pre Voice Timer. 3) Added Zone Channel 3-1. Connect Message Enable. 4) Added Zone Channel 3-2. Packet Transfer Enable. 5) Some default settings have been refined.

 

CL-100 Firmware Download Instructions

 

CL-100 Serial Port Update Procedure (PDF File Format).

LM Flash Microcontroller Update Program.

Stellaris FTDI Driver Files.

 



ED-1000W Software History Report

Version Date Description
1.00 May 1, 1997

1) ED-1000W released to production.

1.01.00 Dec 01, 1998

1) Word structure updated to include the weather voice variables.

2) Voice words Celsius and Center were reverse listed within the word lookup table.

3) Word "Well-Done" was listed as "Well-Come".

4) PDQCOMMx.DLL was a missing file during the build process.

5) Codes Memory Saves 5,6,7, and 8 were not updating correctly and has been fixed.

6) Zones memory saves were interacting between the various zone channels.

7) Zones were still not updating correctly and the code has been re-worked.

2.00 April 24, 1999 1) Editor converted to a 32 bit program. Big improvement!
2.10 April 2, 2002

1) Double click executions changed to single click.

2) Menu item "new" has been removed.