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NPort 4511

1-Port RS-232/422/485 Programmable Communication Gateway
     
Specifications | Ordering info


 

Overview
Programmable in C
NPort 4511 is a professional Programmable Communication Gateway that makes your RS-232/422/485 devices network-ready, and its programmable nature makes it a value-added developing platform suitable for real-time I/O control and protocol conversion applications. NPort 4511 is a flexible, reliable, cost-effective, and customizable solution that gives System Integrators greater design flexibility.


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Typical Applications
How to Develop an Application on NPort 4511

 
 



 

NPort 4511 System Block Diagram

 
Application User Application
SDK Turbo C and Moxa SDK API
OS MOXA OS
TCP, UDP, IP
Hardware
CPU 512 KB DRAM Watchdog Timer Serial Port 10/100M Ethernet
512 KB Flash



 

Features
 
  • NPort 4511's programmable nature makes it suitable for all industrial automation applications
  • Real-time I/O Control for replacing front-end PCs
  • Reliable system kernel suitable for secure and long-running SCADA-type applications
  • High speed RS-232/422/485 and Ethernet interfaces for serial device networking
  • Customizable programming for IA communication protocol conversion
  • Can be controlled and managed from a remote location



 

Target Markets
 
  • Industrial Automation
  • Factory Automation
  • Building Automation
  • Transportation
  • Security
  • SCADA Systems
  • Research Institutes
  • Medical Automation
  • Military


 

Specifications

Hardware

CPU 16-bit, 25 MHz
DRAM 512 KB
Flash 512 KB
Watchdog timer 1


LAN

Ethernet 10/100 Mbps, RJ45 x 1
Protection Built-in 1.5 KV magnetic isolation


Serial

Interface RS-232/422/485 software selectable, DB9 Female x 1
RS-232 signals TxD, RxD, RTS, CTS, DTR, DSR, DCD, GND
RS-422 signals TxD+, TxD-, RxD+, RxD-, RTS+, RTS-, CTS+, CTS-, GND
RS-485 signals Data+, Data-, GND
Protection 15 KV ESD for all signals


Serial Communication Parameters

Parity None, Even, Odd, Space, Mark
Data bits 5, 6, 7, 8
Start bits 1, 1.5, 2
Flow control RTS/CTS, XON/XOFF
Speed 50 bps to 230.4 Kbps


LED Indicators

LED Indicators Power, Link, Ready


Mechanical Specifi cations

Mechanical
Specifications
Aluminum sheet metal (0.8 mm)


Power Requirements

Power input 9-30 VDC
Power consumption 300 mA @ 9 VDC (max.)


Environment

Operating Temperature 0 to 55C (32 to 131 F), 5 to 95% RH
Storage Temperature -20 to 80C (-4 to 185 F), 5 to 95% RH
Mechanical Specifi cations


Agency Approvals

EMC FCC Class B, CE Class B
Safety CUL, TUV


Warranty

Warranty 5-Year Manufacturer's Warranty


Software

Embedded Operating System MOXA OS
Internet Protocols TCP, UDP, IP, DHCP, ICMP


Development Environment

Development Platform Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
Compiler/Linker Borland Turbo C 2.01 included with license card (SDK is compatible with Borland Turbo C 2.x, Borland C 3.x)
Development console Ethernet
Software Download Tool SDK Manager
Debug Tool SDK Manager
Library Serial port, Simplified Socket, BSD Socket, System, Flash Access, Debugging, STD C libraries.
User Program Space Total of 64 KB for code and data.
Data Storage 32 KB Read/Write on Flash ROM.
Max. TCP Sessions 10 sessions
Max. Thread Single task
Intellectual Property Protection Software key protection for user program


Documentation

Documentation Hardware Installation Guide
Programmer's Guide
SDK API Reference



 

NPort 4511 Serial Port Pin Assignment

 

DB9 Female

Pin
RS-232
RS-422
RS-485(2W)
1
DCD
RxD-(A)
-
2
TxD
RxD+(B)
-
3
RxD
TxD+(B)
Data+(B)
4
DSR
TxD-(A)
Data-(A)
5
GND
GND
GND
6
DTR
CTS-(A)
-
7
CTS
CTS+(B)
-
8
RTS
RTS+(B)
-
9
----
RTS-(A)
-

NPort 4511 Dimensions

Ordering Information
NPort 4511-ST Starter Kit Software CD: NPort 4511 SDK utilities and libraries, Turbo C 2.01
Manuals: NPort 4511 Hardware Installation Guide, SDK Programmer's Guide, SDK API Reference
Accessories: Switching Power Adapter, Ethernet Cross-Over Cable, Serial Extension Cable, Mini Adapter, RS-232 Loopback Tester, Terminal Block Connector, DIN-Rail Mounting Kit
Miscellaneous: Borland License Card, Moxa 5-Year Warranty Booklet
NPort 4511 NPort 4511 single unit with universal power adapter (100-240 VAC, US plug, Euro plug included)
NPort 4511-B NPort 4511 Board


Optional Accessories

 

TB-M9
DB9 Male
DIN-Rail Wiring
Terminal

 
DB9 Male-to-Male Mini adapter


 
RS-232 Loopback
Tester


 
DK-35A
DIN-Rail
Mounting Kit


 
Switching Power
100-240 VAC,
12 VDC, 400 mA, DS plug
 
 


 

 

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