Serial DB9 RS232 Extender over Cat 5 - U

  • RS Stock No. 186-4059
  • Mfr. Part No. RS232EXTC1GB
  • Manufacturer Startech
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COO (Country of Origin): TW
Product Details

RS232EXTC1GB RS232 Extender over Cat5

The RS232EXTC1GB Serial over Cat 5 Extender allows you to increase the distance of your RS232 Serial connection by up to 1000 meters (3300 feet), giving you the ability to connect serial peripheral devices up to a kilometer away from your system - an incredible 65x greater than normal RS232 serial cable length restrictions would permit. The Extender is a cost-effective serial extension solution and completely hardware-based, eliminating the need to install additional software, allowing for a completely plug and play installation. The hardware can be setup in minutes, using existing or new Cat 5 or better Ethernet cabling. Perfect for use in industrial monitoring and control, POS, security, medical, and traffic flow applications, the RS232 Serial over Cat 5 extender maintains the RS232 standard with support for data transfer rates of up to 230 Kbps. Backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Features & Benefits

• Extend RS232 up to 1000m / 3300ft
• Data transfer rates of up to 230 Kbps
• Compatible with all RS232 communications
• Employ existing Cat5, 5e, 6 or better Ethernet infrastructure to remotely connect serial devices
• Supports full-duplex data communication
• Compact design
• No driver software required for easy Plug-and-Play installation
• Provides you with flexibility when choosing the location of your serial peripherals by dramatically increasing the maximum RS232 serial cable length
• Pure hardware design, no software or drivers required, ensuring a simple plug and play installation
• Enables use of separate control rooms away from harsh environmental conditions where serial devices may be located


• Industrial applications include controlling CNC machinery, polling bar code scanner data, administering process control equipment, weigh stations, and other manufacturing applications
• Monitor and control medical equipment, security keypads/card scanners, point of sale equipment and remote sensor data, and various other healthcare related serial communications
• Extend connectivity to Point of Sale card swipe devices, bar code scanners, scales, receipt printers or cash register displays
• Remotely poll data from access keypads, card scanners, camera installations or home security systems
• Remote sensor monitoring for traffic flow management (air traffic control, expressway flow)

What’s in the package?

• RS232 Extender Local Unit
• RS232 Extender Remote Unit
• 20cm Null Modem cable (DB-9 Male to Male)
• Power Adapter
• User Manual

Attribute Value
Input Port DB 9
Output Port RJ45
Maximum Baud Rate 115.2kbit/s
3 In stock for delivery within 3 working days
Price Each
SGD 277.96
(exc. GST)
SGD 297.42
(inc. GST)
Per unit
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