1-port RS-232/422/485 to 2-ports 10/100BaseT(X), -40 to 75°C, IECEx
Features and Benefits
• Socket modes: TCP server, TCP client, UDP
• Patented ADDC® (Automatic Data Direction Control) for 2-wire and 4-wire RS-485
• Cascading Ethernet ports for easy wiring (applies only to RJ45 connectors)
• Redundant DC power inputs
• Warnings and alerts by relay output and email
• 10/100BaseTX (RJ45) or 100BaseFX (single mode or multi-mode with SC connector)
• IP30-rated housing
NPort® IA device servers provide easy and reliable serial-to-Ethernet connectivity for industrial automation applications. The device servers can connect any serial device to an Ethernet network, and to ensure compatibility with network software, they support a variety of port operation modes, including TCP Server, TCP Client, and UDP. The rock-solid reliability of the NPort® IA device servers makes them an ideal choice for establishing network access to RS-232/422/485 serial devices such as PLCs, sensors, meters, motors, drives, barcode readers, and operator displays. All models are housed in a compact, rugged housing that is DIN-rail mountable.
The NPort® IA5150 and IA5250 device servers each have two Ethernet ports that can be used as Ethernet switch ports. One port connects directly to the network or server, and the other port can be connected to either another NPort® IA device server or an Ethernet device. The dual Ethernet ports help reduce wiring costs by eliminating the need to connect each device to a separate Ethernet switch.
The NPort® IA5000 device servers have two power inputs that can be connected simultaneously to live DC power sources. If one power source fails, the other source takes over automatically. Redundant power inputs help assure that your device server will operate nonstop.
The built-in relay output can be used to alert administrators of problems with the Ethernet links or power inputs, or when there is a change in the DCD or DSR serial signals. The web console indicates which Ethernet link or power input has failed, or which serial signal has changed. An email warning can also be issued when an exception is detected. These functions are valuable tools that enable maintenance engineers to react promptly to emergency situations.