Compact Ethernet serial servers

The Vlinx VESP211 series of Ethernet serial servers from B+B Electronics Manufacturing Co. Inc. allow serial devices to become nodes on the network and are easy to network-enable because of a compact frame.

02/16/2012


B&B Electronics Manufacturing Co., Inc. expanded its family of Ethernet serial servers with the Vlinx VESP211 series of small form factor serial servers. VESP211 Serial Servers connect RS-232, RS-422 or RS-485 serial devices to Ethernet networks, allowing the serial devices to become nodes on the network. With a footprint of only 5.1 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm, these compact servers make it easy to network-enable any serial device, even in tight installation spaces.

Vlinx VESP211 series servers are designed, tested and proven rugged enough for heavy industrial, 61000-6-2, EMC Level 3 harsh environments. They feature a wide (-40 C to 80 C) operating temperature, a barrel connector, the ability to use 10 to 30 V dc voltage input, and an IP30-rated metal enclosure that is panel (standard) or DIN-rail mountable (with optional adapter). The servers are shipped with a 12 V dc power supply.

Three designs are available. Model VESP211 supports RS-232/422/485 (MEI) with a DB9M serial port and RJ45 Ethernet port. Model VESP211-232 supports RS-232 with a DB9M serial port and RJ45 Ethernet port. Model VESP211-485 supports RS-422/485 with a removable terminal block and RJ45 Ethernet port.

B&B Electronics Manufacturing Co., Inc.

www.bb-elec.com 

- Edited by Chris Vavra, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com 

More industrial networking product descriptions and articles are available at controleng.com/networks.



No comments
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
MEP Giants; MEP Annual Report; Mergers and acquisitions; Passive, active fire protection; LED retrofits; HVAC energy efficiency
Integrating electrical and HVAC systems; Tracking and conserving facility water use; Energy code advancements; The future of professional engineers
Control noise, vibration in building design: Tackling acoustics and design issues; High-performance building design; NFPA 99; Combined heat, power
Putting COPS into context; Designing medium-voltage electrical systems; Planning and designing resilient, efficient data centers; The nine steps of designing generator fuel systems
Designing generator systems; Using online commissioning tools; Selective coordination best practices
Understanding transfer switch operation; Coordinating protective devices; Analyzing NEC 2014 changes; Cooling data centers
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.
click me