Industrial Communication

Industrial Communication

Advantech is a global leader in industrial communication, industrial Ethernet managed/unmanaged switches, data acquisition (DAQ), industrial computer and control products which are widely used in laboratory and industrial automation applications such as: monitoring, motion control, data acquisition (DAQ), and automated testing. There are five major categories in industrial communication - PC/104, PCI-bus, ISA-bus, USB-based, and Compact PCI modules including USB modules, PC/104 modules, ISA cards, IO drivers, signal conditioning modules, terminal boards and Compact PCI system. With multiple wiring terminals and extensive software support, Advantech provides industrial Ethernet switched with reliable, efficient, and cost-saving industrial for computer solutions. Advantech's DAQ products could simply be bundled with versatile industrial PC chassis, backplanes, CPU modules, flat panel monitors and embedded automation computers

 

Advanced Ethernet Solutions

Advantech's Advanced Ethernet Solution provides the latest- generation Gigabit port Industrial Ethernet Switches from copper to fiber optic, and Power over Ethernet. Advantech's managed Industrial Ethernet Switches incorporate X-Ring+ technology that offers the fastest redundant ring recovery time (<10ms) to increase the reliability and speed of network infrastructures. Furthermore, the robust design, wide working temperature range, DIN-rail, and redundant power inputs make our products suitable for rugged industrial applications.

Managed Industrial Ethernet Switches

Advantech's EKI-9000 managed Industrial Ethernet Switch serieses allows users to expand their industrial networks fast and cost-effectively, while the rugged industrial-grade design assures reliability and stability. Moreover, the EKI-9000 series offers various copper and fiber slot combinations with Gigabit Ethernet ports for quickly building a full-gigabit network backbone or adding Gigabit speed to existing networks. Other key benefits of the EKI-9000 series include a USB interface for fast and easy auto-configuration / backup / restore, support for IEEE 802.3az reduced energy consumption, -40 to 75 °C wide temperature tolerance, X-Ring+ and IEEE 1588v2 technology, and Advantech’s industrial network management software, which is also included to guarantee network reliability and uptime. These switches provide ideal, ruggedized solutions for reliable data transmission through large-scale intelligent traffic control systems operating under the very toughest conditions.

EKI-9316

Industrial-Class 16 Port Full Gigabit Managed DIN Rail Switch

EKI-9316P

Industrial-Class 16 Port Managed DIN Rail Switch Full Gigabit Switch with PoE/PoE+

EKI-9778

1U Rackmount Industrial-Class Switch with Combo Port Flexibility 24GbE + 4 10GbE Managed Switch

 

EKI-9312

Industrial-Class 12 Port Full Gigabit Managed DIN Rail Switch

EKI-9312P


Industrial-Class 12 Port Managed DIN Rail Switch Full Gigabit Switch with PoE/PoE+

Unmanaged Industrial Ethernet Switches

With no setup required, Advantech’s Unmanaged Industrial Ethernet Switches are truly plug-and-play. These Industrial Ethernet Switches are designed for use in demanding industrial environments, offering unmatched performance, reliability, and value. Models of unmanaged industrial Ethernet are available in standard 10/100Mbps and gigabit 10/100/1000Mbps speeds, with both copper wire and fiber optic connections.

EKI-3525M, EKI-3535S (NEW)

The EKI-3525M/S are a new generation of products and have four 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports, and one multi-mode or single-mode fiber-optic port. Using fiber-optics, you can prevent noise from interfering with your system and support high-speed (100 Mbps) and high-distance (up to 30 km) transmissions. A low power Ethernet design automatically adjusts power consumption by detecting the link status and cable length. Designed with one "VIP" port to get optimal bandwidth for media traffic through the VIP port users can experience better multimedia streaming performance through the prioritized bandwidth setting. The devices come with compact metal and plastic housing that is IP40 rated to protect against dusty industrial environments. The wide power input power (8.4 to 52.4 VDC) is dedicated to operating in areas of unstable power and rugged environments. It also provides an event alarm and in the event of a power failure and connection loop, the integrated LED will activate the alarm to notify administrators.

EKI-4524I, EKI-4524RI (NEW)

EKI-4524I/4524RI is designed for power automation systems and supports 24 Fast Ethernet ports and 2 x 100Base-TX SFP slots for different SFP modules in any application. EKI-4524I/4524RI has wide range voltage power input which provides convenient and uninterrupted power supply. EKI-4524RI has two sides (Front and Rear) LED indicator to show the link status conveniently. It also provides relay output for an event alarm. Quick notification and fast response time can shorten service procedures and reduce data loss in the field.

EKI-3725, EKI-3728

The EKI-3725/3728 are a new generation products with green Ethernet design. They feature green solutions that automatically adjust power consumption by detecting the link status and cable length. Designed with 1/2 "VIP" ports to get optimal bandwidth for media traffics through VIP ports users can experience better performance of multimedia streaming
preferred through prioritized bandwidth setting. The devices come with compact metal and plastic housing that is IP40 rated to protect against dusty industrial environments. The wide power input power (8.4 to 52.4 VDC) is dedicated to operate in areas of unstable power and rugged environments. It also provides an event alarm and in the event of a power failure and connection loop, the intergrated LED will activate the alarm to notify administrators.

EKI-3525, EKI-3528

The EKI-3525/3528 are a new generation products with green Ethernet design. They feature green solutions that automatically adjust power consumption by detecting the link status and cable length. Designed with 1/2 "VIP" ports to get optimal bandwidth for media traffics through VIP ports users can experience better performance of multimedia streaming preferred through prioritized bandwidth setting. The devices come with compact metal and plastic housing that is IP40 rated to protect against dusty industrial environments. The wide power input power (8.4 to 52.4 VDC) is dedicated to operate in areas of unstable power and rugged environments. It also provides an event alarm and in the event of a power failure and connection loop, the intergrated LED will activate the alarm to notify administrators.

EKI-2728MI (NEW)

EKI-2728MI is a cost effective unmanaged industrial Ethernet switch which supports Giga Ethernet. It supports Green Power requirement, furthermore, EKI-2728MI also supports advanced network standards to optimize network performance, reduce maintenance cost, and secure network safety..

EKI-2725 and  EKI-2728

The EKI-2725/2728 supports Gigabit Ethernet. The power is a 12 ~ 48 VDC redundant input design, and is secured with a double protection mechanism: Power Polarity Reverse Protect and an Overload Current Resetable Fuse. The former tolerates reverse power wiring while the later secures the system from overload currents. As the power supply turns normal, EKI-2725/2728 will automatically get back to normal operation state. Each port of EKI-2725/2728 has 2 LED’s to show the link status transmission speed and collision status. It also provides a relay output for an event alarm. In the event of a power failure, the built-in LED will activate the alarm to notify administrators. Engineers can simply verify the hardware status by checking the LED, and have troubleshooting easy and quick. EKI-2725/2728 comes with compact metal housing that rates IP30 to help against from dusty industrial environments.

EKI-2525M, EKI-2526m, EKI-2526S

EKI-2525M/2526M/2526S are industrial-grade Ethernet switches that enable you to expand your industrial network fast and cost-effectively. The EKI-2525M/2526M/2526S have four 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports, and additionally the EKI-2525M/2526M provides one or two multi-mode fiber-optic ports, while the EKI-2526S provides two single-mode fiber-optic ports. Using fiber-optics, you can prevent noise from interfering with your system and supports high-speed (100 Mbps) and high-distance (up to 30 km) transmissions.
EKI-2525M/2526M/2526S have industrial-grade designs, assuring high reliability and stability in harsh environments, making it a robust bridge between enterprise fiber-optic backbones and Ethernet devices. EKI-2525M/2526M/2526S includes a switch controller that can automatically sense transmission speeds. The RJ45 interface can also be autodetected, so MDI or MDI-X is automatically selected and a crossover cable is not required. All the Ethernet ports have memory buffers that support the store and forward mechanism, assuring all data is transmitted properly.

EKI-2525/I and EKI-2528/I

The EKI-2525/2528 supports a Fast Ethernet solution. The power is a 12 ~ 48 VDC redundant input design, and is secured with a double protection mechanism: Power Polarity Reverse Protect and an Overload Current Resetable Fuse. The former tolerates reverse power wiring while the later secures the system from overload currents. As the power supply turns normal, EKI-2525/2528 will automatically get back to work. Each port of EKI-2525/2528 has 2 LED’s to show the link status transmission speed and collision status. It also provides a relay output for an event alarm. In the event of a power failure, the built-in LED will activate the alarm to notify administrators. Engineers can simply verify the hardware status by checking the LED, and have troubleshooting easy and quick. EKI-2525/2528 comes with compact metal housing that rates IP30 to help against from dusty industrial environments.

 

ProView Industrial Ethernet Switches

Advantech ProView SCADA manageable series switches are the world’s first convergence switches for process control and IT networking management. The ProView range of switches uses Modbus/TCP to communicate with the SCADA software and SNMP to communicate with the NMS (Networking Management System) at the same time, thereby allowing full read control over the devices either for control engineers or for IT.

EKI-5725/I and EKI-5728/I (NEW)

The EKI-5725/I and EKI-5728/I are the world’s first convergence switches for process control and IT networking management. This series uses Modbus/TCP to communicate with the SCADA software and SNMP to communicate with the NMS (Networking Management System) at the same time, thereby allowing full read control over the devices either for control engineers or for IT. The devices come with the Port-based QoS for deterministic data transmission allows the priority ports to prioritize the traffic coming over those ports and delay the less immediately necessary data over the remaining ports. EKI-5725/I and EKI-5728/I switches use the highest quality components, to enable the range to operate in temperatures of between -40 and 75°C along with EMS Level 3 protection to repel electromagnetic interface for industrial resistance.

EKI-5525/I and EKI-5528/I (NEW)

The EKI-5525/I and EKI-5528/I are the world’s first convergence switches for process control and IT networking management. This series uses Modbus/TCP to communicate with the SCADA software and SNMP to communicate with the NMS (Networking Management System) at the same time, thereby allowing full read control over the devices either for control engineers or for IT. The devices come with the Port-based QoS for deterministic data transmission allows the priority ports to prioritize the traffic coming over those ports and delay the less immediately necessary data over the remaining ports. EKI-5525/I and EKI-5528/I switches use the highest quality components, to enable the range to operate in temperatures of between -40 and 75°C along with Level 3 EMS protection to repel electromagnetic interface for industrial resistance

 

Power over Ethernet (PoE)

Advantech's Power over Ethernet (PoE) solutions provide up to 15.4 watts of power per-port, and can be used to power IEEE802.3af compliant devices (PD) through an Ethernet cable eliminating the need for additional wiring. Advantech EKI PoE devices come with compact metal housing that rates IP30 to help against from dusty industrial environments. All products of Power over Ethernet help realize centralized power supplies for automation applications.

EKI-2726FHPI (NEW)

The EKI-2726 FHPI switch has 4 x 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet ports with PoE function and 2 x SFP sockets, it has been designed to work within a wide operating temperature range.This cost-effective solution, meets the high reliability requirements and demands of industrial applications. The equipment also meets the IEEE 802.3 at standard and can provide 30Watts output per PoE port.

EKI-2701HPI (NEW)

With the technology of PoE (Power over Ethernet), we can transfer both data and electrical power to Ethernet-enabled devices using a standard CAT5 cable. EKI-2701HPI is compliant IEEE 802.3af/at and inject 30W for PD device. This product can operate in a wide range of Temp. between -40 to 75°C and support wide power input range between 24 to 48 VDC.

EKI-2525PA / EKI-2525PAI

The EKI-2525PA and EKI-2528PAI are a 5/8-port unmanaged PoE (Power-over-Ethernet) Industrial Ethernet switches that supports 4 PoE ports which are classified as power source equipment (PSE). These PoE devices make centralized power supply possible and provide up to 15.4 watts of power per port. Advantech EKI PoE devices can be used to power IEEE 802.3af compliant powered devices (PD) through Ethernet cable and eliminate the need for additional power wiring. Advantech EKI PoE devices come equipped with all the standard features of the EKI family. Furthermore, they offer a 24/48 VDC redundant power input design and is secured with a double protection mechanism; Power Polarity Reverse Protect and an Overload Current Resettable Fuse. Advantech EKI PoE devices come with compact metal housing that rates IP30 to help against from dusty industrial environments.

EKI-2525P / EKI-2525PI

The EKI-2525P is a 5-port unmanaged PoE (Power-over-Ethernet) Industrial Ethernet switch and EKI-2526PI is a 6-port unmanaged PoE Industrial Ethernet switch, they support 4 PoE ports which are classified as power source equipments (PSE). The PoE devoces makes centralized power supply come true and provides up to 15.4 watts of power per port.
Advantech EKI PoE devices can be used to power IEEE 802.3af compliant powered devices (PD) by Ethernet cable and eliminates the need for additional power wiring. Advantech EKI PoE devices come equipped with all the standard features of the EKI family. Furthermore, it offers a 48 VDC redundant power input design (EKI-2525P/EKI-2526PI), and is secured with a double protection mechanism; Power Polarity Reverse Protect and an Overload Current Resettable Fuse. Advantech EKI PoE devices come with compact metal housing that rates IP30 to help against from dusty industrial environments.

Industrial Ethernet Media Converters

Advantech's Industrial Ethernet Media Converters are compact and robust devices designed to convert Gigabit Ethernet or Fast Ethernet networks into Gigabit or Ethernet fiber optic networks by transparently converting digital electric Ethernet signals to optical signals. With sophisticated industry technology, Advantech ensures the reliability of Ethernet media converters for any gigabit Ethernet and fast Ethernet solutions.

EKI-3541M / EKI-3541S (NEW)

EKI-3541M/3541S is designed to convert Ethernet networks to fiber networks by transparently converting Ethernet signals to optic signals. The advantages of fiber optics are wide bandwidth, EMI immunity and long-distance transmissions.Therefore, EKI-3541M/3541S is an ideal solution for “fiber to building” applications at central offices or local sites. EKI-3541M/3541S supports MDI/MDIX auto detection, so you don’t need to use crossover wires. Furthermore, the EKI-3541M/3541S can work normally from -10 to 60°C and accepts a wide voltage range from 8.4 ~ 52.4 VDC. Besides, it also provides 4,000 VDC surge (EFT) protection against over-voltage, so it is suitable for harsh operating environments.
Link Fault Pass-Through (LFP)
EKI-3541M/3541S is an enhanced Ethernet to fiber-optic converter. Aside from its standard features, the versatile EKI-3541M/3541S also has the LFP (Link Fault Pass-through) feature. When one side of the link fails, the other side continues transmitting packets, and waiting for a response that never arrives from the disconnected side. Use the internal jumper to enable the LFP function, then EKI-3541M/3541S will force the link to shut down as soon as noticed that the other link has failed, giving the application software a chance to react to the situation

EKI-2741 Series

EKI-2741 is designed to convert Gigabit Ethernet networks to Gigabit fiber networks by transparently converting Ethernet signals to optic signals. Therefore, EKI-2741 is an ideal solution for “fiber to building” applications at central offices or local sites. EKI-2741 supports MDI/MDIX auto detection, so you don’t need to use crossover wires. Furthermore, the EKI-2741 accepts a wide voltage range from 12 ~ 48 VDC. Besides, it also provides 3,000 VDC surge (EFT) protection against over-voltage, so it is suitable for harsh operating environments.
EKI-2741 is an enhanced gigabit Ethernet to fiber optic converter. Aside from its standard features, the versatile EKI-2741 also has the LFP (Link Fault Pass-through) feature. When one side of the link fails, the other side continues transmitting packets, and waiting for a response that never arrives from the disconnected side. EKI-2741 will force the link to shut down as soon as noticed that the other link has failed, giving the application software a chance to react to the situation.

EKI-2541M/MI, EKI-2541S/SI

EKI-2541M/2541S is designed to convert Ethernet networks to fiber networks by transparently converting Ethernet signals to optic signals. The advantages of fiber optics are wide bandwidth, EMI immunity and long-distance transmissions.Therefore, EKI-2541M/2541S is an ideal solution for “fiber to building” applications at central offices or local sites. EKI-2541M/2541S supports MDI/MDIX auto detection, so you don’t need to use crossover wires. Furthermore, the EKI-2541M/2541S can work normally from -10 to 60°C and accepts a wide voltage range from 12 ~ 48 VDC. Besides, it also provides 3,000 VDC surge (EFT) protection against over-voltage, so it is suitable for harsh operating environments.
Link Fault Pass-Through (LFP)
EKI-2541M/2541S is an enhanced Ethernet to fiber-optic converter. Aside from its standard features, the versatile EKI-2541M/2541S also has the LFP (Link Fault Pass-through) feature. When one side of the link fails, the other side continues transmitting packets, and waiting for a response that never arrives from the disconnected side. Use the internal jumper to enable the LFP function, then EKI-2541M/2541S will force the link to shut down as soon as noticed that the other link has failed, giving the application software a chance to react to the situation.

INDUSTRIAL WIRELESS

Advantech's industrial wireless solutions cover cost effective entry level wireless AP's/CPE's to high end multiple function Mesh AP/Stations. To fulfill the needs and cover all types of applications, we design these industrial wireless products with AP's/CPE's and different frequency configurations from fixed 2.4GHz and 5GHz to a selectable 2.4 or 5 GHz. For Mesh AP/Stations series, we also provide up to 2 and 3 radio models in a single device for redundancy purposes.

Wi-Fi AP/CPE

Advantech's cost effective entry level Wi-Fi AP/CPE series includes EKI-6311GN and EKI-6331AN. With MIMO 2x2 technology, the EKI-6331AN provides robust wireless connectivity as well as a high throughput rate in wireless transmission. To secure wireless connections, the EKI-6311GN and EKI-6331AN implement the latest encryption technologies including WPA2/WPA/802.1x and MINO 2x2 for powerful security authentication.

EKI-6331AN

The EKI-6331AN is a feature rich wireless AP/CPE which provides a reliable 5GHz wireless connectivity for industrial environments. The PoE injector enhances flexibility in deployment of this AP/CPE even where the DC power supply is hard to fulfill. As an 802.11n compliant device, EKI-6331AN provides 3 times higher data rates than legacy 802.11a devices. With MIMO 2 x 2 technology, EKI-6331AN provides both robust wireless connectivity as well as high throughput rate in wireless transmission. With the support of WMM and IGMP snooping protocols, EKI-6331AN effectively improves the reliability of wireless connectivity, especially in applications that need high reliability and high throughput data transmission. To secure wireless connections, EKI-6331AN implements the latest encryption technologies including WPA2/WPA/802.1x for powerful security authentication.

EKI-6310GN (NEW)

The EKI-6310GN is a feature rich wireless AP/ CPE which provides a reliable wireless connectivity for industrial environments. The stanard PoE input enhances flexibility in deployment of this AP/ CPE even where the DC power supply is hard to fulfill. As an 802.11n compliant device, EKI-6310GN provides 3 times higher data rates than legacy 802.11g devices.  EKI-6310GN, with an integrated Type N RF connector that can be directly plugged in to any antenna to create a robust outdoor AP/CPE, effectively improves the reliability of wireless connectivity, especially in applications that need high reliability and high throughput data transmission. To secure wireless connections, EKI-6310GN implements the latest encryption technologies including WEP/WPA/WPA2/802.1x for powerful security authentication.

Wi-Fi Mesh AP

Advantech's Wi-Fi Mesh AP product line features self-healing, ultra fast roaming and multi hopping. These Wi-Fi Mesh AP products include the EKI-6340 series outdoor Wi-Fi Mesh AP and the EKI-6351 series Mesh AP/Station; Intelligent Mesh technology with self-forming; self-healing offers scalable and flexible wireless network deployment. Ultra Fast Roaming with a handover switching time of less than 20ms provides seamless mobile connectivity. Multi Hopping maintains a high throughput rate of over 100 Mbps even after 10 hops; for video transmission; 802.11n MIMO 2x2 technology provides high bandwidth and data rates.

EKI-6351 (NEW)

The EKI-6351-A are perfect wireless AP/stations for your deployment. With self-healing & self-forming capabilities, the wireless network is free from interruption even if part of the Mesh node fails. Ultra-fast roaming seamlessly enables the applications to achieve high-speed mobility. This high throughput Mesh network covers the increasing data demands of applications such as video security, surveillance and entertainment.
Comprehensive security features prevent the system from intrusion whilst the wide operating temperature range enables excellent performances in harsh outdoor environments.

EKI-6340 Series

The EKI-6340 series are perfect wireless Mesh AP for your outdoor deployment. With self-healing & self-forming capabilities, the wireless network is free from interruption even part of Mesh nodes failed. It’s especially critical to infrastructures where wired solutions are hard to deploy. The ultra-fast roaming seamlessly enables the applications of high-speed mobility. The low latency and high throughput multiple hopping features greatly enables the extension of network coverage. This high throughput Mesh network perfectly covers growing rich data demands such as video security, surveillance and entertainment. Comprehensive security features prevent system from intrusion. IP67 sturdy waterproof enclosure with wide-temperature design enables excellent performances under all harsh outdoor environments.

Serial Device Servers

Advantech's Serial Device Servers, programmable device servers and Modbus gateways are easy to install and configure, support wired and wireless networking and provide various operation modes to satisfy rigorous industrial automation needs. EKI-1000 Serial Device Servers enable RS-232/422/485 serial devices to be dual-connected to Ethernet switches for unrivaled reliability. Product line covers wired and wireless (WLAN, GPRS, 3G) serial device server, Modbus gateway, and programmable device server.

EKI-1528/T and EKI-1526/T 

The EKI-1528 and EKI-1526 are industrial-grade network-based serial device servers for connecting up to 8 or 16 serial RS-232/422/485 devices, such as CNCs, PLCs, scales and scanners, directly to a TCP/IP network. The EKI-1528 and EKI-1526 feature two independent Ethernet ports and MAC addresses to provide a redundant network mechanism to guarantee Ethernet network reliability. The EKI-1528 and EKI-1526 provide 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 and EKI-1526  offer multiple ways to configure through Windows utility, Web Browser, serial console or Telnet console, these methods make it easy manage many EKI-1528 and EKI-1526 or serial devices on your network.

EKI-1361 / EKI-1362 (NEW)

EKI-1361 and EKI-1362 are wireless serial device servers that bring RS-232/422/485 to wireless LAN or LAN. They allow nearly any device with serial ports to connect and share an WLAN network. EKI-1361 and EKI-1362 provide a quick, simple and cost-effective way to bring the advantages of remote management and data accessibility to thousands of devices that cannot connect to a network.
With EKI-1361 and EKI-1362, your existing serial devices can be used with the most popular operating systems on the market. There is no need to write special drivers for specific operating systems. Moreover, you can make serial devices communicate with other devices peer-to-peer, without any intermediate host PCs and software programming. That saves a lot of cost and effort. In addition, you can actively request data or issue commands from the RS-232/422/485 side or wireless LAN side. This data can be sent bilaterally. Thus, the EKI-1361 and EKI-1362 are especially suitable for remote monitoring environments such as security systems, factory automaton, SCADA, transportation and more.

EKI-1351 / EKI-1352

EKI-1351 and EKI-1352 are wireless serial device servers that bring RS-232/422/485 to wireless Ethernet. They allow nearly any device with serial ports to connect and share an Wireless Ethernet network. EKI-1351 and EKI-1352 provide a quick, simple and cost-effective way to bring the advantages of remote management and data accessibility to thousands of devices that cannot connect to a network.
With EKI-1351 and EKI-1352, your existing serial devices can be used with the most popular operating systems on the market. There is no need to write special drivers for specific operating systems. Moreover, you can make serial devices communicate with other devices peer-to-peer, without any intermediate host PCs and software programming. That saves a lot of cost and effort. In addition, you can actively request data or issue commands from the RS-232/422/485 side or Wireless Ethernet side. This data can be sent bilaterally. Thus, the EKI-1351 and EKI-1352 are especially suitable for remote monitoring environments such as security systems, factory automaton, SCADA, transportation and more.

EKI-1321 / EKI-1322 (NEW)

EKI-1321 and EKI-1322 cellular gateways can transparently bring RS-232/422/485 or Ethernet devices to a cellular network. They allow nearly any device with serial or Ethernet ports to connect and share a cellular network with easy and simple configuration. EKI-1321 and EKI-1322 GPRS IP Gateway's are compact, and can be DIN-rail or wall mounted and with both front panel and side panel LED displays for easy identification. They come with dual DC power input from 12 to 48 VDC and have 2 KV EFT/Surge protection to prevent damage from various type of power resources. The serial ports are also protected by 15 KV ESD line protection to keep your system safe from unexpected electrical discharges. Both models support dual SIM slots to support GPRS signal redundancy to switch to an available channel automatically while the existing one is disconnected, and SD card slot for data buffering to prevent loss of serial data while the communication is interrupted

Modbus Gateway

The Modbus Serial Device Server as an interface between Modbus serial devices and computer hosts running Modbus/TCP on Ethernet networks. Fully compliant with Modbus/TCP, the Modbus Serial Device Server offers a convenient solution to connect existing devices or controllers running Modbus serial protocol (Modbus/ASCII or Modbus/RTU) to an Ethernet network.

EKI-1221D / EKI-1222D

The EKI-1200 series Modbus gateways are bi-directional gateways for integrating new and existing Modbus/RTU and Modbus/ASCII serial devices to newer TCP/IP networked-based devices. The EKI-1221D/1222D feature two Ethernet ports with one IP address for easier network wiring. One port can be used to connect to the network, and the other port can be used to connect to another Ethernet device or another EKI-1221D/1222D. They provide a simple and cost-effective way to bring the advantage of remote management and data accessibility to thousand of devices that can not connect to a network. The EKI-1221D/1222D provide a feature that can allow users to select master or slave operation mode for each serial port. They not only allow an Ethernet master to control serial slaves, but also allow serial masters to control Ethernet slaves..

USB Device Server

USB series device servers allows PC users to connect a serial device to a system that use a USB interface.

USB-4604 series allows PC users to connect a serial device to a system that use a USB interface. To attach the USB-4604B/4604BM to a PC, you don’t need to open the chassis or power down your PC. Instantly get extra high-speed RS-232/422/485 ports. The power is derived from the USB port, so there are no power adapters to deal with. This makes the USB-4604B/4604BM especially suitable for modems, printers, POS systems and industrial control devices.
Supporting USB2.0 high speed, USB-4604B/4604BM features several powerful functions such as high-speed 921.6 kbps transmission, support for various operating systems, independent RS-232/422/485 ports and more. By simply plugging in a USB hub, USB-4604B and USB-4604BM eliminates the configuration issues associated with high-priced, older card solutions. You only have to install the drivers, no need to set cards slots, IRQ addresses, DMA channels, or device addresses. This reduces programming effort.