Vermont Energy Control Systems

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Vesta Vantage System Controller

Vesta Vantage

The Vesta System Controller is the heart of the Vesta system. The Vesta Vantage model has professional features in a compact package and is ideal for smaller applications. The Vantage is a networked web-enabled device that supports wireless and includes the following:

Standard Features

  • 8 analog (sensor) inputs
  • 2 variable speed control outputs
  • 16 discrete (contact closure sensing) inputs
  • 16 discrete outputs (LED, relay control)
  • Built-in web server
  • Ethernet network port
  • Wireless Sensor Support
  • (1) 1-Wire Master
  • All required software (including source code)


  • Wi-Fi Networking
  • Insteon Support

The Insteon support option allows the Vesta to communicate with and control selected Insteon devices.


Dimensions 6" Wide x 9.5" Long x 1.5" High (Approximately)
Power Supply UL listed wall mount power supply (included), 115Vac nominal
Power Consumption 2W nominal
Sensor Inputs 8 Channels, 0-5V, 16 bit resolution
Analog Outputs 2 Channels, 0-20ma current loop & 0-5V, 12 bit resolution
Discrete Inputs 16 Channels, 5V excitation, 2.1V nominal threshold
Discrete outputs 16 Channels, 12V supply, 200mA sink per channel


The Vantage includes all of the Vesta software suite, including datalogging, charting, custom graphical user interface tools, remote notification, and control capability.

The software in the Vesta system is open source, licensed under GNU General Public License (GPL). Vesta systems are delivered with all source code. Users may modify or add to the Vesta software. A sample application template is provided along with all necessary compilers and development tools.

Software Specifications

  • Embedded Linux, kernel version 4.1
  • Apache Web Server
  • SSH remote terminal access
  • FTP and NFS file transfer
  • Web-based interface for monitoring, control, and configuration
  • Battery-backed real-time clock, automatically synced to Internet time servers
  • Web-based software update capability

Ordering Notes

In some applications, the Vesta controller must be configured for the network where it will be installed. If you order online, we will contact you to obtain the necessary information.

VSCU-5Vesta Vantage System Controller$1275.00
WIFI-5Wi-Fi Option for Vesta Vantage Stystem Controller$100.00
INST-5Insteon Option for Vesta Vantage System Controller$150.00