MOXA Technologies has released the 2G NPort range of serial device servers for industrial applications.
The series includes 2, 4, 8, and 16-port models for the RS-232 or RS-422/485 serial interfaces. A wide power input range is offered, 12V dc - 30V dc for 2-port models, 12V dc - 48V dc for 4,8, and 16-port models, and 100V ac - 240V ac for 8 and 16-port models. The 2-port and 4-port RS-422/485 models are also available with optical isolation protection.
The LCM human-machine interface includes the LCM display and four buttons, for the 4-port NPort 5400 Series and 8/16-port NPort 5600 Series. Users can check and set up all configuration parameters, such as IP address, netmask, and gateway address. They can also select the operation mode with the LCM display and buttons.
A Windows utility makes installation and monitoring more efficient and an IP serial library is provided to ease serial programming.