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DeviceMaster ® RTS VDC 1-Port Embedded DB9 99470-1

This DeviceMaster RTS VDC 1-Port embedded DB9 Ethernet device server is industrial grade for high performance, and is temperature rated to perform under harsh environmental conditions

Part Number: 99470-1

  • No serial cable distance limitations – 1-Port DB9 Ethernet device server enables communication between a host PC and serial devices located anywhere across an Ethernet network
  • Software selectable RS-232/422/485 serial interfaces – simplify setup and eliminate mechanical tampering associated with DIP switch products
  • Application compatibility – supports native COM, TTY, or TCP/IP Socket communication modes
  • Web-based configuration – makes setup and management changes quick and easy
  • Real-time e-mail event notification – alerts administrator of potential connection and security issues
  • Temperature rated for extreme conditions – wide -37° to 74°C industrial temperature range enables the DeviceMaster RTS VDC 1-Port embedded DB9 to function in a wide variety of harsh environments
  • Variable power input eliminates need for power converters
  • PortVision DX monitoring and management software – automatically monitors devices on the network and enables user to view status, update firmware and resolve issues remotely
  • RoHS2 compliant under CE
  • Security FeaturesSSL & SSH management, SSL serial data stream encryption
  • IPV6 support

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Specifications 99470-1

  • Bus Interface Specification 10/100 BASE-T
  • Memory
    • SDRAM 8 MB
    • Flash 4 MB
  • Installation Method Embedded
  • LED Indicators 100MB Ethernet, Duplex, Ethernet Link/Activity, and Status
  • Dimensions 3.5" x 0.6" x 2.6"
    88.9 x 15.2 x 66 mm
  • Product Weight 1.8 oz
    51.03 g
Electrical Specifications
  • Device
    • DC Input Voltage 5-30 VDC
    • Current Consumption +24VDC 500 mA
    • Power Consumption (maximum)2.5 W
  • ESD Surge Protection Provides a minimum of 15KV protection. All Ethernet components are rated to 1.5KV magnetic surge protection.
Environmental Specifications
  • Air temperature
    • System On -37 to 74° C
    • System Off -40 to 85° C
  • Operating Humidity (non-condensing) 5% to 95%
  • Altitude 0 to 10,000 Feet
    3,048 m
  • Heat Output 8.5 BTU/Hr
  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)46.2 Years

Serial Communications

  • Connector Type 2x5 Header
  • Number of Ports 1
  • Baud Rate 300 to 230.4Kbps
    • Receive Buffer 1024bytes
    • Transmit Buffer 256bytes
  • Device Driver Data Control
    • Data Bits 7 or 8
    • Parity odd, even, or none
    • Stop Bits 1 or 2
    • Flow Control Hardware, Software or None
Ethernet Specifications
  • Network ProtocolsARP, BOOTP, DHCP/RARP/Ping, HTTP, ICMP, RFC 1006 (ISO over TCP), SNMP (MIB-II), TCP/IP & UDP socket services, Telnet, TFTP, and supports IP multicast data transmission
  • Connector TypeRJ45F Auto MDI/MDI-X
  • Number of Ports1


  • Manufacturer's Warranty 5 Years
Export Information
  • Packaged Shipping Weight0.69lbs
    0.31 kg
  • Package Dimensions9.13" x 3" x 6.94"
    231.9 x 76.2 x 176.3 mm
  • UPC Code7-56727-99470-1
  • Country of Origin USA
  • ECCN5A992
  • Schedule B Number 8471.80.1000

Device Drivers

  • Linux
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7
  • Microsoft® Windows® 2008 Server
  • Microsoft® Windows® Vista
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP
  • Microsoft® Windows NT® 4.0 (Legacy)
  • Microsoft® Windows® 2000 (Legacy)
Regulatory Approvals
  • Emissions Canadian EMC requirements
    European Standard EN55022 FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class A limit
  • Immunity European Standard EN55024
    IEC 1000-4-2/EN61000-4-2: ESD
    IEC 1000-4-3/EN61000-4-3: RF
    IEC 1000-4-4/EN61000-4-4: Fast Transient
    IEC 1000-4-5/EN61000-4-5: Surge
    IEC 1000-4-6/EN61000-4-6: Conducted Disturbance
    IEC 1000-4-8/EN61000-4-8: Magnetic Field
    IEC 1000-4-11/EN61000-4-11: Dips and Voltage Variations
  • Safety IEC 60950/EN60950
    CSA C22.2 No. 60950/UL60950 Third Edition
  • Other Regulatory Approvals

The Comtrol DeviceMaster RTS 1-Port Embedded VDC 99470-1 product is a single-port embedded device server designed for network-enabling serial components inside a larger system, such as a kiosk, mail sortation system, or cash machine.

When used with the included NS-Link™ driver software and a host PC, the DeviceMaster RTS embedded ethernet interface enables placement of COM or TTY ports anywhere on an Ethernet network or across the Internet. In applications where connecting legacy serial devices to a PC without software changes is a requirement, a pair of DeviceMaster RTS units can be used to create a point-to-point serial tunnel across the network that seamlessly transfers serial data via TCP or UDP socket connections. This product is RoHS2 compliant under CE.

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  • DeviceMaster RTS VDC Embedded 1 Port Device
  • Power Connector
  • Comtrol Software & Documentation CD

Product Support and Service Information

Part Number 99470-1

Sales Support

Call +1.763.957.6000, or e-mail sales@comtrol.com

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