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EKI-1511X

1-port RS-422/485 Serial Device Server

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  • Compact, slim designed IP30 metal case
  • EMC Level 3 protection
  • Provides COM port redirection (Virtual COM), TCP and UDP operation modes
  • Supports up to 921.6 kbps, and any baud rate setting
  • Configuration utility supports 32-bit/64-bit Windows XP/7/8/8.1, Windows Server 2003/2008/2008 R2/2012/2012 R2, and Linux
  • Automatic RS-485 data flow control
  • Terminal block for easy wiring

The EKI-1511X and EKI-1512X are serial device servers which connect RS-422/485 serial devices, such as PLC, meters, and sensors to an IP-based Ethernet LAN. They allow nearly any device with serial ports to connect and share an Ethernet network. EKI-1511X and EKI-1512X provide various operation modes: COM port redirection (Virtual COM port), TCP server, TCP Client, and UDP mode. With COM port redirection mode, standard serial operation calls are transparently redirected to the EKI-1511X and EKI-1512X, guaranteeing compatibility with legacy serial devices and enabling backward compatibility with existing software. With TCP server, TCP client and UDP modes, the EKI-1511X and EKI-1512X ensure the compatibility of network software that uses a standard network API. Moreover you can make serial devices communicate with other devices peer-to-peer, without any intermediate host PCs and software programming. With a compact and slim IP30 metal case, EKI-1511X and EKI-1512X can be installed into a field cabinet easily. EKI-1511X and EKI-1512X provide terminal block connector for RS-422/485 that user can setup the physical wiring without any manually made connector. And with EMC level 3 protection, EKI-1511X and EKI-1512X can work in harsher working environments than other serial device servers.<br />