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Kramer FC-50 RS-232 Range Extender
  • Kramer FC-50 RS-232 Range Extender
  • Kramer FC-50 RS-232 Range Extender
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Kramer FC-50 RS-232 Range Extender

Manufacturer: Kramer

Item #: KR-FC-50   •   MFG #: FC-50




The FC-50 is a bidirectional range extender for RS-232 signals. The unit converts an RS-232 signal to a twisted pair signal and sends it to a second FC-50 that converts the twisted pair signal back into an RS-232 signal.

  • Features

    • Bidirectional RS-232 Operation.
    • Operation - 2 units are required.
    • Mode Selection - Connects the RS-232 port to a PC or a controlled device.
    • Mode Indicator LED - Red for device and green for PC.
    • System Range - Up to 1000m (3300ft).
    • Cable - UTP (unshielded twisted pair) or STP (shielded twisted pair) such as CAT 5.
    • Crossed/Straight Selection - Between the unit and the controlled device.
    • Power Connect System - A single connection to the transmitter or the receiver powers both units when the devices are within 150ft (50m) of each other.
    • Compact MultiTOOLS - 4 units can be rack mounted side-by-side in a 1U rack space with the optional RK-1 universal rack adapter.
  • Specifications

    • PORTS: 1 RS-232 on a 9-pin D-sub connector, 1 twisted pair on an RJ-45 connector.
    • BAUD RATES: Up to 115200.
    • INDICATOR LED: Green for PC, red for device.
    • OPERATING TEMPERATURE: 0° to +55°C (32° to 131°F).
    • STORAGE TEMPERATURE: -45° to +72°C (-49° to 162°F).
    • HUMIDITY: 10% to 90%, RHL non-condensing.
    • DIMENSIONS: 5.32cm x 7.25cm x 4.2cm (2.09" x 2.85" x 1.65") W, D, H.
    • WEIGHT: 0.3kg (0.67lbs) approx.
    • OPTIONS: RK-1 19" rack adapter.