PLANET ICS-100 Media Converter / Device Server provides to convert Serial RS-232 / RS-422 / RS-485 communication interface over Fast Ethernet networking. Ethernet signal allows two types of segments to connect easily, efficiently and inexpensively. This converter can be used as a stand-alone unit or as a slide-in module to PLANET Media Converter Chassis (MC-700 / MC-1500/ MC-1500R / MC-1500R48). It is time, saving expense for users and SIs, and there is no need to replace the existing serial equipment and software system.
The ICS-100 makes connected serial equipment become the IP-based type. That also makes them able to connect to a TCP / IP networking immediately. Each Web-Smart converter is able to manage Web interface. The powerful Web-Smart Media Converter supports application mode and serial operation mode, connecting alarm, IP address, etc. It helps reduce the amount of valuable time that a network administrator spends detecting and locating network problems; otherwise, it requires visual inspection of cabling and equipment. Multiple connection options for large networking environment are available as well.