EKI-1528 - 8 Port RS-232/422/485 Ethernet Serial Device Server
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EKI-1528 Ethernet Serial Device Server
5 EKI-1528 versions available
Free delivery to UK mainland addresses

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EKI-1528 with wide operating temperature (-10°C to +60°C)
EKI-1528 with extended operating temperature (-40°C to +75°C)
EKI-1528 with RJ45 serial connectors and wide operating temperature (-10°C to +60°C)
EKI-1528 with 12V to 48V DC input and wide operating temperature (-10°C to +60°C)
EKI-1528 with 12V to 48V DC input and extended operating temperature (-40°C to +75°C)
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EKI-1528 overview

  • 8-port RS-232/422/485 serial communication
  • Provides 2x 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet ports for LAN redundancy
  • Supports up to 921.6Kbps, and any baud rate setting
  • Provides COM port redirection (Virtual COM), TCP and UDP operation modes
  • Provides rich configuration methods: Windows utility, Telnet console, Web Browser, and serial console
  • Built-in 15kV ESD protection for all serial signals
  • SNMP MIB-II for network management
  • Built-in buzzer for easy location
  • Standard 1U rack mount size
  • Wide operating temp -10°C to +60°C (optional extended temperature models -40°C to +75°C)
  • 100V to 240V AC mains or 12V to 48V DC versions available
  • Optional RJ45 8-pin serial connectors
  • Automatic RS-485 data flow control
  • Rear wiring of connectors
The EKI-1528 is an industrial-grade network-based serial device servers for connecting up to eight serial RS-232/422/485 devices such as CNCs, PLCs, scales and scanners directly to a TCP/IP network.

The EKI-1528 feature two independent Ethernet ports and MAC addresses to provide a redundant network mechanism to guarantee Ethernet network reliability. It also provides a simple and cost-effective way to bring the advantages of remote management and data accessibility to thousand of devices that can't connect to an Ethernet network.

The EKI-1528 offers easy ways to configure the device through Windows utility, Web Browser, serial console or Telnet console. These methods make it easy manage multiple EKI-1528's or serial devices on your network.

For more information about the EKI-1528 serial device server please contact our technical sales team on +44 (0)1782 337 800 or alternatively submit an enquiry.
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