4-Port Serial Expansion Box for VK1200


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The VK224 4-Port Serial Expansion Box provides four additional bi-directional RS-232 / 422 / 485 serial ports for a flexible expansion of the ATEN Control System. This allows users to control additional serial devices in an environment where more serial devices are required. With the advantage of an Ethernet-based connection, the expansion box can be easily connected to the VK2100 Control Box via a LAN connection from a variety of locations across a network.

Product Features

  • Provides 4 bi-directional RS-232/422/485 serial ports to expand the ATEN Control System
  • Up to 8 expansion boxes can be added to a single VK2100 Control Box
  • Flexible Deployment: Connects to a VK2100 Control Box via an Ethernet connection
  • ID Switch pairs the VK224 with a controller to instantly configure the network settings
  • Dual Power Supply: DC or Power over Ethernet (PoE)
  • Firmware upgradable through USB or Web interface

Package Includes

  • 1x VK224 4-Port Serial Expansion Box
  • 1x Power Adapter
  • 1x Mounting Kit
  • 1x User Instructions
Product Use Diagram

Product Specifications

Serial4 x Programmable Bi-directional RS-232/422/485 Port
(4 x DB9 Male Connector, configurable via pin assignments);
- Baud Rate: 300 to 115200 (default: 9600);
- Data Bit: 8 (default) or 7;
- Stop Bit: 1 (default) or 2;
- Parity: None (default), Even or Odd;
- Flow Control: None (default) RTS/CTS
Ethernet1 x RJ-45 Female, 10/100Base-T
Supported Protocol: ICMP, TCP/IP, DHCP, HTTPS, SSH
DHCP-enabled. The following default IP settings will be used if no IP is assigned within 30 seconds:
Subnet Mask:
ControlController ID: 1 x 16-segment Switch
Expander ID: 1 x 8-segment Switch
Reset Button1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
USB1 x USB Type A
PowerConsumption: 5V 1.2A
EnvironmentalOperating Temperature: 32°-122°F (0 - 50°C)
Storage Temperature: -4°-140° (-20 - 60°C)
Humidity: 0 - 80% RH, Non-Condensing
PhysicalHousing: Metal
Weight: 0.99 lb (0.45 kg)
Dimensions: (L x W x H) 5.12 x 2.99 x 1.65 in. (13.00 x 7.60 x 4.20 cm)
UPC / EAN Barcode icon
UPC 672792006739
EAN 0672792006739