Cost-effective Solution for RS-232 / RS-422 / RS-485 to Ethernet Application
PLANET ICS-105A series Media Converter / Device Server can convert Serial RS-232 / RS-422 / RS-485 communication interface over Fast Ethernet networking. The unit uses a SFP connector, and single-mode/multi-mode media for customers needs. Ethernet signal allows the two types of segments to connect easily, efficiently and inexpensively. The ICS-105A converter can be used as a stand-alone unit or as a slide-in module to PLANET Media Converter Chassis (MC-700 and MC-1500). It greatly saves time and expense for users and SIs without the need of replacing the existing serial equipment and software system.
The ICS-105A extends the distance of deploying serial equipment and hosts. The selectable fiber-optic wires on the basis of distance are provided. Therefore, this product will perfectly satisfy the diverse demands while providing reliable and efficient network solutions based on the distance and budgets of installation.
The ICS-105A enables the serial equipment to be connected via IP-based transmission. It also makes them able to connect to a TCP / IP networking immediately. The ICS-105A Web Smart media converter provides management through Web Interface. It supports application mode and serial operation mode, connecting alarm, IP address, etc. It helps the network administrators to reduce the amount of valuable time spending on detecting and locating network problems; otherwise, it requires visual inspection of cabling and equipment. For large networking environment, multiple connection options are available with the ICS-105A as well.