The I-7188EX, Embedded Internet/Ethernet Controller, focuses in Embedded Control applications while the I-7188EN, Internet Communication Controller, focuses in communication applications. According to different embedded firmware and application program, the Internet Communication Controller can be used as Device Server or Addressable Ethernet to RS-232/485/422 Converter or Embedded Internet/Ethernet Controller. The user should refer to comparison table to choose optimal product. Now we offer wide range Internet Communication Controllers, such as I-7188E1 / E2 /E3 /E4 / E5 / E8. Except the RTC circuitry, the basic hardware of I-7188EN is similar to I-7188EX. Since there are too many configurations for I-7188EN series product, OEM or ODM version is welcomed. Can be used as Addressable Ethernet to RS-232/485/422 Converter.
Most RS-232/485/422 devices don't support device address. The I-7188EN series can assign a unique address to any RS-232 device installed in the Ethernet network. Host-PC can send command with device address to Ethernet network, the destination I-7188EN will remove the address field & pass the other fields of command to its local RS-232 device. The response of this local RS-232 device will be passed to host-PC via this destination I-7188EN.
The i-7188EN series can be used as Ethernet to RS-232/485/422 Device Server. The Device Server is an appliance that network enables any device with a serial communication port. By virtue of its independent operating system, protocol independence, small size and flexibility, Device servers are able to meet the demand of virtually any network-enable application. Most devices don't have network ports. Our Internet Communication Controllers allow those devices to become connected to the network.
The hardware and software of i-7188EN is similar to i-7188EX, the i-7188EN also can be used as Embedded Internet/Ethernet Controller except the RTC (Real Time Clock). The user can use well-developed libraries and demo programs to implement an Embedded Internet/Ethernet Controller.
- AMD 80188-40 Embedded CPU, or compatible
- Supports a variety of TCP/IP features, including TCP, UDP, IP, ICMP, ARP
- 10BASE-T NE2000 compatible Ethernet Controller
- Reloadable Operating Software
- Remote Configuration
- COM driver support interrupt & 1K QUEUE Input & Output
- Support serial port
- Built-in EEPROM
- Built-in self-tuner ASIC controller on RS-485 port
- support three RS-232 ports and one RS-485 port
- 7-segment LED display for I-7188E4D
- Built-in MiniOS7
- Program download port: COM1 or Ethernet Port
Reference & Support
|CPU||80188, 40MHz or compatible|
|Flash Memory||512K bytes|
|Built-in Watchdog Timer||Yes|
|COM1||RS-232 (TXD, RXD, RTS, CTS, GND)|
|COM2||RS-485 (D2+, D2-)|
|COM3||RS-232 (TXD, RXD, RTS, CTS, GND)|
|COM4||RS-232 (TXD, RXD, RTS, CTS, GND, DCD, DTR, DSR, RI)|
|Ethernet Port||10BASE-T NE2000 compatible Ethernet Controller|
|COM Port Formats|
|Data bit||7, 8|
|Parity||Even, Odd, None|
|Baud Rate||115200 bps Max.|
|5-Digit 7 Segment LED Display||Yes (for I-7188E4D only)|
|System LED Indicator||Yes|
|I-7188E4(D)||123mm x 72mm x 33mm|
|Operating Temperature||-25°C to +75°C|
|Storage Temperature||-40°C to +80°C|
|Protection||Power reverse polarity protection|
|Required Supply Voltage||+10 to +30V/DC (non-regulated)|
|Power consumption||2W for I-7188E4
3W for I-7188E4D
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