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Industrial DIN Rail RS-232/RS-422/RS-485 to Fiber Driver  

Choose this heavy-duty fiber driver for industrial environments.

MED101A

Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available
(3 Additional Year)

Product Highlights

  • UL® approved.
  • Three-way isolation, 2000-V input/output.
  • Great for use in harsh environments. Operates from -40° to +185° F (-40° to +85° C).
  • Enables any two async serial devices to communicate half- or full-duplex over two multimode ST® fibers at distances up to 2.5 miles (4 km).


  • Description

    Industrial DIN Rail RS-232/RS-422/RS-485 to Fiber Driver


    Quick Facts

  • UL® approved.
  • Three-way isolation, 2000-V input/output.
  • Great for use in harsh environments. Operates from -40° to +185° F (-40° to +85° C).
  • Enables any two async serial devices to communicate half- or full-duplex over two multimode ST® fibers at distances up to 2.5 miles (4 km).

  • Further Details

  • RS-232 signals are supported up to 115.2 kbps; RS-422 or RS-485 signals are supported up to 460.8 kbps.
  • Fiber optic cabling makes it immune to EMI/RFI and transient surges. It's ideal for data communications near heavy electrical equipment and other electrical or radio interference!
  • Replaces converters and isolators when you connect remote equipment.
  • Modbus ASCII or RTU compatible.
  • Automatic Send Data Control eliminates the need for driver software.
  • Removable terminal blocks.
  • Conveniently mounts on an optional DIN Rail.


  • Technical Specifications for Industrial DIN Rail RS-232/RS-422/RS-485 to Fiber Driver:

    Distance (Maximum) 2.5 mi. (4 km)
    Operating Environment Temperature: -40° to +185° F (-40° to +85° C);
    Humidity: Up to 95% noncondensing
    Operation RS-232: Half- or full-duplex;
    RS-422: Full-duplex;
    RS-485: 2-wire half-duplex or 4-wire full-duplex;
    Fiber ring: Half-duplex over multimode;
    All transmissions are async
    Speed RS-232: Up to 115.2 kbps;
    RS-422/RS-485: Up to 460.8 kbps
    CE Approval Yes
    Connectors (2) 5-position terminal blocks, (1) pair of ST
    Power +10 to -48 VDC (±20%) or from optional DIN Rail 12-VDC Power Supply (PSD100)
    Size 4.9"H x 4.5"W x 1.3"D (12.4 x 11.4 x 3.3 cm)
    This product works with:
  • DIN Rail (DR100)
  • DIN Rail 12-VDC Power Supply (PSD100)
    Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.

    NOTE: Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 877-877-2269.

  • Resources for Industrial DIN Rail RS-232/RS-422/RS-485 to Fiber Driver:


    Connect your Industrial DIN Rail RS-232/RS-422/RS-485 to Fiber Driver with:

    Accessory: BC00200

    DB9 Serial Extension Cable, Male/Female, 6-ft. (1.8-m)

    DB9 Serial Extension Cable, Male/Female, 6-ft. (1.8-m)

    Accessory: PSD100-R2

    DIN Rail 12-VDC Power Supply

    DIN Rail 12-VDC Power Supply

    Double Diamond Warranty

    Standard Manufacturer's Warranty


    A warranty is included.

    Extended 1 Year Warranty Available


    Protect your purchase with an additional 1 Year Double Diamond™ warranty!
    Cost: $30.00

    Extended 3 Year Warranty Available


    Protect your purchase with an additional 3 Year Double Diamond™ warranty!
    Cost: $59.99

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    Take the risk out of equipment purchases with the Double Diamond™ Warranty from Black Box Network Services.


    The Double Diamond Warranty is our no-questions-asked warranty that protects your Black Box® brand products* from accidental damage, including drops, water, and power surges.

    Most of our products come with a one- or two-year warranty. Some products—such as copper cables, manual switches, cabinets, and racks—are even guaranteed for life!

    During the warranty period, Black Box Network Services will repair or replace your damaged equipment within one week of receipt at NO CHARGE!

    Plus, get an Extended Double Diamond Warranty.


    You can also extend your warranty or protect a previously purchased Black Box® brand product* for an additional year—for only 10% of the purchase price! Or, extend your coverage for a full three years for only 20% of the purchase price!

    Ordering an extended warranty is easy: When viewing a product in your shopping cart, just select the one or three years of additional coverage in the dropdown menu under “Warranty Options.” For details, contact Customer Service at 724-746-5500.

    * Certain products may not be eligible.

    Warranty Compared

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    Water Damage 100% Covered! No.
    Power Surges 100% Covered! No.
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    What’s more, we also have a 45-day, no-questions-asked return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.

     

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    Price: $309.95

    Quantity Available: 44

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    Shipping Info

    In Stock - orders received before 5PM ET ship same day

    Weight: 0.687 lbs.
    HxWxD: 2.25 x 6 x 9.75 in.

    What’s more, we also have a 45-day, no-questions-asked return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.


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