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Push your parallel data an amazing 5 miles!

Price: $191.85

Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available (3 Additional Year)

Product Features

  • Parallel to parallel or use with the Short-Haul Modem–B Async (ME800A-R2) for parallel to serial or serial to parallel.
  • Send data at 19.2 kbps up to 1 mile (1.6 km) away.
  • Send data at 1200 bps up to 5 miles (8 km) away.
  • Details

    With a standard parallel connection, you can send data about 25 feet (7.6 m) before encountering electrical interference and signal degeneration. For longer distances, you need the BLACK BOX® Short-Haul Modem–B Parallel.

    With a pair of these short-haul modems, you can send data to printers up to 5 miles (8 km) away. Use the T and R models together for parallel-to-parallel applications. To run parallel-to-serial or serial-to-parallel applications, combine either model with our Short-Haul Modem–B Async (ME800A-R3).

    Tech Specs

    Distance (Maximum) — 5 mi. (8 km)
    Operation — 4-wire full-duplex, point-to-point
    Speed (Maximum) — 19.2 kbps
    Interface — Centronics® type parallel
    Connectors — ME806A, ME806-C: (1) DB25 M, (1) 4-wire terminal block;
    ME807A, ME807-C: (1) DB25 F, (1) 5-screw terminal block
    Power — 115 VAC, 60 Hz (230-VAC version on request)
    Size — 1.5“H x 4.3“W x 4.5“D (3.8 x 10.9 x 11.4 cm)
    Weight — 1.3 lb. (0.6 kg) NOTE: Must be used in pairs (one transmitter, one receiver) or with the Short-Haul Modem–B Async (ME800A-R3).

    These products work with:
    • GigaBase® 350 CAT5e, 350-MHz Bulk Cables, 4-Pair (EYN851A)
    Questions? Contact Tech Support.
    Also works with:
    • Short-Haul Modem–B Async (ME800A-R3)
    The card versions also work with:
    • Short-Haul Modem–B Racks (RM007, ME810)
    Questions? Contact 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.


    Double Diamond Warranty Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available (3 Additional Year) Diamond

    Double Diamond™ Warranty (Standard)

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

    The Double Diamond Warranty is our warranty that protects your Black Box® brand products* from accidental damage, including drops, water, and power surges.

    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.

    * Warranty subject to certain exclusions and limitations ** Certain products may not be eligible.

    What’s more, we also have a 45-day 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.