PortBox2 RS232-485 Serial Port Ethernet Converters

SKU: PORTBOX2
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The PortBox2 is an RS232 and RS485 serial port to Ethernet converter and features a full RS232 9-pin serial port. The serial port of the device can be connected to a PC over the LAN, with the serial port accessible in Windows as a Virtual Serial Port (VSP). The digital inputs and outputs can be controlled over the Web or through Modbus/TCP. The device has a built-in web server for configuration and the HW VSP3 software application can connect to 100 remote serial ports to a single PC. Two PortBox2 devices can be connected in a Box-2-Box mode to extend the capabilities.

Key Features

  • 1x full serial port RS232/485 with 9-bit communications support
  • Modbus/TCP protocol supported for I/O control
  • Machine-2-Machine (M2M) communication protocols: HTTP, Telnet, TCP Server, TCP Client/Server
  • Ethernet LAN connection and configurable via a built-in web server and TELNET
  • Full RS232 serial port (9 pins: RxD, TxD, GND, CTS, RTS, DSR, DTR, RI, CD)
  • RS485 serial interface with up to 115,200 Bd rate
  • Free HW VSP3 software to provide a Virtual Serial Port for Windows (NT service, x64 systems) and supports for up to 100 remote serial ports
  • Compatible with a range of third-party software platforms using Borland C++, MS Visual, VB, C#, PHP, JAVA and more)

Applications

  • Remote control of power and other technologies over RS232 and RS485
  • Remote control of displays and signal lights
  • Remote status checks on PIR sensors, door contacts and security systems
  • RFID card readers
  • Vending machines
  • Security alarms
  • Access control systems
  • Barcode scanners

Physical Installation

  • Metal Case
  • Installation: DIN, flat surface
  • Design: Industrial

Operation Schematic

PortBox2 Installation