Servers let devices, PCs talk simultaneously

Logically, as Ethernet networks grow more complex, more sophisticated hardware is needed to help them function properly. Routers manage overall communications traffic among networks according to pre-defined parameters, while device servers further simplify communications. "When several computers talking several protocols want to talk to one device simultaneously, Digi One IA device server is t...

01/01/2003


A 2002 EDITORS' CHOICE AWARDS WINNER


NETWORKS & COMMUNICATIONS



Logically, as Ethernet networks grow more complex, more sophisticated hardware is needed to help them function properly.

Routers manage overall communications traffic among networks according to pre-defined parameters, while device servers further simplify communications.

''When several computers talking several protocols want to talk to one device simultaneously, Digi One IA device server is the agent they can all talk through at the same time,'' says Joel Young, vp of device server products for Digi (Minnetonka, MN). ''All messages get to the right place because Digi One IA's Multi-Master capability talks to the destination devices.''

Digi One IA device servers include EIA and RS-232/422/485 switch selectability for use with virtually any device with a serial port, extended to 9-30 V dc input voltage; and 32-140 °F operating temperature.

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  • Multi-Master capability talks to the destination devices

  • Device servers include EIA and RS-232/422/485 switch selectability

  • 32 to 140 °F operating temperature

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