VK224 – 4-Port Serial Expansion Box

Overview

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

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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

Package Contents

1x VK224 4-Port Serial Expansion Box
1x Mounting Kit
1x User Instructions

  • •    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
    •    Supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) or DC power supply
    •    Firmware upgradable through USB or Web interface
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

RS-232 RS-422 RS-485
Pin2: RX Pin 1:RX- Pin3:D+
Pin3: TX Pin 2: RX+ Pin 4:D-
Pin 5: GND Pin 3: TX+
Pin 7: RTS Pin 4: TX-
Pin 8: CTS Pin 5: GND
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 DC5V:3.8W:28BTU
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 7.58 x 4.20 cm
(5.12 x 2.98 x 1.65 in.)
Note For some of rack mount products, please note that the standard physical dimensions of WxDxH are expressed using a LxWxH format.

 

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