line seizure

line seizure

Forcing a connection to a telephone line even if the line is in use. Security systems within buildings are often designed to seize a landline when an alarm is triggered. See RJ-31X.
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Sensaphone 400 features customizable voice messaging, programmable relay output, a phone line seizure feature and a diagnostic test function.
Applications include the monitoring of remote site laboratories, refrigerators, freezers, incubators and clean rooms The logger features Auto Line Seizure and Auto Callback to ensure data is sent.
"About 30 of those are full production line seizures. We have about 40 people before the courts.