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Serial Device Server


Advantech EKI-1528TI 8-Port RS-232/422/485 Rackmount Industrial Serial Device Server with Wide Temperature & DC Input


SKU: EKI-1528TI-VDC-CE Category:

The EKI-1528 and EKI-1526 are industrial-grade network-based serial device servers for connecting up to 8 or 16 serial RS-232/422/485 devices directly to a TCP/IP network. The EKI-1528 and EKI-1526 feature two independent Ethernet ports and MAC addresses to provide a redundant network mechanism to guarantee Ethernet network reliability and provide a simple and cost-effective way to bring the advantages of remote management and data accessibility to thousand of devices that can't connect to an Ethernet network. The EKI-1528 and EKI-1526 offer multiple ways to configure with Windows utility, Web Browser, serial console or Telnet console options, making it easier to manage many EKI-1528 and EKI-1526 or serial devices on your network.


  • 8 or 16-port RS-232/422/485 serial communication
  • Provides 2 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet ports for LAN redundancy
  • Supports up to 976.5 kbps, and any baud rate setting
  • Provides COM port redirection (Virtual COM), TCP and UDP operation modes
  • Provides rich configuration methods: Windows utility, Telnet console, Web Browser, and serial console
  • Built-in 15 KV ESD protection for all serial signals
  • SNMP MIB-II for network management
  • Built-in buzzer for easy location
  • Standard 1U rackmount size
  • Rear wiring
  • Automatic RS-485 data flow control
  • "I" models support a wide operating temperature

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs