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ATEN 4-Port Serial Expansion Box

SKU: VK224

ATEN 4-Port Serial Expansion Box

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  • Provides 4 bi-directional RS-232/422/485 serial ports to expand the ATEN Control System
  • Up to eight VK224 expansion boxes can be added to a single VK2100 Control Box
  • Flexible Deployment: Connects to a VK2100 Control Box via an Ethernet connection
  • ID Switch pairs the VK224 with a controller to instantly configure the network settings
Details

The VK224 4-Port Serial Expansion Box provides four additional bi-directional RS-232 / 422 / 485 serial ports for a flexible expansion of the ATEN Control System. This allows users to control additional serial devices in an environment where more serial devices are required. With the advantage of an Ethernet-based connection, the expansion box can be easily connected to the VK2100 Control Box via a LAN connection from a variety of locations across a network.

Features
  • Provides 4 bi-directional RS-232/422/485 serial ports to expand the ATEN Control System
  • Up to eight VK224 expansion boxes can be added to a single VK2100 Control Box
  • Flexible Deployment: Connects to a VK2100 Control Box via an Ethernet connection
  • ID Switch pairs the VK224 with a controller to instantly configure the network settings
  • Dual Power Supply: DC or Power over Ethernet (PoE)
  • Supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) or DC power supply
  • Firmware upgradable through USB or Web interface
Specifications

Interfaces

  • Serial
    • 4 x Programmable Bi-directional RS-232/422/485 Port (4 x DB9 Male Connector, configurable via pin assignments):
      • Baud Rate: 300 to 115200 (default: 9600);
      • Data Bit: 8 (default) or 7;
      • Stop Bit: 1 (default) or 2;
      • Parity: None (default), Even or Odd;
      • Flow Control: None (default) RTS/CTS
  • Ethernet
    • 1 x RJ-45 Female, 10/100Base-T
    • Supported Protocol: ICMP, TCP/IP, DHCP, HTTPS, SSH
    • DHCP-enabled. The following default IP settings will be used if no IP is assigned within 30 seconds:
    • IP: 192.168.0.60
    • Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0

Switches

  • Controller ID: 1 x 16-segment Switch
  • Expander ID: 1 x 8-segment Switch

Reset Button

  • 1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton

USB

  • 1 x USB Type A

Power

  • Consumption: 5V 1.2A

Environmental

  • Operating Temperature:0 – 50°C
  • Storage Temperature:–20 – 60°C
  • Humidity: 0 - 80% RH, Non-Condensing

Physical Properties

  • Housing: Metal
  • Weight: 0.45 kg (0.99 lb)
  • Dimensions (L x W x H):13.00 x 7.60 x 4.20 cm