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Serial DB9 RS232 Extender over Cat 5 - Up to 3300 ft (1000 meters)

Extend an RS232 serial connection up to 1000 meters (3300 feet) using Cat 5 cabling

Product ID: RS232EXTC1GB

  • Extend RS232 up to 1000m / 3300ft
  • Data transfer rates of up to 230 Kbps
  • Compatible with all RS232 communications
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  • Employ existing Cat5, 5e, 6 or better Ethernet infrastructure to remotely connect serial devices
  • Supports full-duplex data communication
  • Compact design
  • No driver software required for easy Plug-and-Play installation
£122.99 GBP exc VAT
£147.59 GBP inc VAT
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Overview

The RS232EXTC1GB Serial over Cat 5 Extender allows you to increase the distance of your RS232 Serial connection by up to 1000 meters (3300 feet), giving you the ability to connect serial peripheral devices up to a kilometer away from your system - an incredible 65x greater than normal RS232 serial cable length restrictions would permit.

The Extender is a cost-effective serial extension solution and completely hardware-based, eliminating the need to install additional software, allowing for a completely plug and play installation. The hardware can be setup in minutes, using existing or new Cat 5 or better Ethernet cabling.

Perfect for use in industrial monitoring and control, POS, security, medical, and traffic flow applications, the RS232 Serial over Cat 5 extender maintains the RS232 standard with support for data transfer rates of up to 230 Kbps.

Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Provides you with flexibility when choosing the location of your serial peripherals by dramatically increasing the maximum RS232 serial cable length
  • Pure hardware design, no software or drivers required, ensuring a simple plug and play installation
  • Enables use of separate control rooms away from harsh environmental conditions where serial devices may be located

Applications

Industrial applications include controlling CNC machinery, polling bar code scanner data, administering process control equipment, weigh stations, and other manufacturing applications

Monitor and control medical equipment, security keypads/card scanners, point of sale equipment and remote sensor data, and various other healthcare related serial communications

Extend connectivity to Point of Sale card swipe devices, bar code scanners, scales, receipt printers or cash register displays

Remotely poll data from access keypads, card scanners, camera installations or home security systems

Remote sensor monitoring for traffic flow management (air traffic control, expressway flow)

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Cabling Cat 5 UTP
Ports 1
Performance
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 115.2Kbps
Connector(s)
Local Unit Connectors 1 - DB-9 (9 pin, D-Sub) Female
1 - RJ-45 Female
Remote Unit Connectors 1 - DB-9 (9 pin, D-Sub) Male
1 - RJ-45 Female
Software
OS Compatibility OS independent
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable Requirements Cat5 RJ45 cabling required
Power
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Input Current 55mA
Input Voltage 240V AC
Output Current 0.3A
Output Voltage 9 DC
Plug Type M
Power Consumption (In Watts) 2.7
Power Source 2 AC Adapters Included
Environmental
Humidity 0% to 95%
Operating Temperature 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Storage Temperature 0°C to 85°C (32°F to 185°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Silver
Enclosure Type Steel
Product Height 22 mm [0.9 in]
Product Length 92 mm [3.6 in]
Product Weight 65 g [2.3 oz]
Product Width 34 mm [1.3 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 1 kg [2.2 lb]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - RS232 Extender Local Unit
1 - RS232 Extender Remote Unit
1 - 20cm Null Modem cable (DB-9 Male to Male)
2 - Power Adapter
1 - User Manual
Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

Certifications

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Serial DB9 RS232 Extender over Cat 5 - Up to 3300 ft (1000 meters)

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