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INTERFACING THE HYDROBOX FOR A SURVEY APPLICATION *Updated September 30, 2013* 1 of 4 The HydroBox sensor unit and the HydroBox Host application software provide a critical part of your Hydrographic Survey solution, but there are several other important hardware and/or software components that you will need to perform a successful survey. The following components are also required to have a successful survey mission: Laptop or Desktop PC (Sunlight readable preferred in most applications) DGPS for accurate survey position information. Multiple COM Ports, or USB to Serial Adapter (for GPS, Data Logger, and Survey Software Interface) Hydrographic Survey Software Application This application note will cover the basic setup of all the equipment listed above in a step by step manner. There are 2 typical installation setups for the HydroBox: DGPS Only, and DGPS with Survey Software. Each of these installations shall be described. HydroBox to PC Interface The HydroBox sensor unit sends and receives data via a dedicated, single serial connection to/from the Laptop (Desktop) computer hereinafter referred to as a PC. Note that the acoustic data sent to the PC is sent in real time and in shallow water the amount of data is significant. Thus, it is best to purchase or use a PC that has a 9 pin Serial Interface (COM port) connector. A direct RS232 serial port connection between the PC and the HydroBox Sensor unit is the best way to ensure that no acoustic data is lost during your survey. If you cannot use a PC with a dedicated serial port, one of the adapters listed below may be used but it is best to have a direct connection for the acoustic data link if possible. Also note that the Hydrobox data cable incorporates a port-powered RS-232 to RS-422 converter. Because power to the converter needs to originate from the PC, some USB to serial converters do not work for this application. This is common for low end converters that are typically used for consumer electronic peripherals. This is another reason to make use of a direct COM port connection between the HydroBox and the Host PC. HydroBox with DGPS Interface Only Configuration All survey applications require that the depth information provided by the HydroBox be mated to a specific position on the map. Thus, a DGPS is a critical part of the survey solution. Fortunately, the position information from the DGPS is sent in several industry standard ASCII data strings (RMC, GGA, GLL) with minimal data bandwidth requirements. Since most PC’s of today do NOT have multiple COM ports available, the DGPS interface to the computer should make use of one of the Serial to USB converter. The DGPS interface uses about 1/10 th of the data bandwidth when compared to the HydroBox acoustic data interface so a Serial to USB adapter will work fine for the DGPS data. For applications that require the HydroBox and a DGPS only, a total of 2 COM ports are needed to setup a survey system. For functional Serial to USB 2.0 adapters known to work for this type of setup, refer to the adapters listed in Table 1.
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  • INTERFACING THE HYDROBOX FOR A SURVEY APPLICATION

    *Updated September 30, 2013*

    1 of 4

    The HydroBox sensor unit and the HydroBox Host application software provide a critical part of your Hydrographic Survey solution, but there are several other important hardware and/or software components that you will need to perform a successful survey. The following components are also required to have a successful survey mission:

    • Laptop or Desktop PC (Sunlight readable preferred in most applications) • DGPS for accurate survey position information. • Multiple COM Ports, or USB to Serial Adapter (for GPS, Data Logger, and Survey Software

    Interface) • Hydrographic Survey Software Application

    This application note will cover the basic setup of all the equipment listed above in a step by step manner. There are 2 typical installation setups for the HydroBox: DGPS Only, and DGPS with Survey Software. Each of these installations shall be described.

    HydroBox to PC Interface The HydroBox sensor unit sends and receives data via a dedicated, single serial connection to/from the Laptop (Desktop) computer hereinafter referred to as a PC. Note that the acoustic data sent to the PC is sent in real time and in shallow water the amount of data is significant. Thus, it is best to purchase or use a PC that has a 9 pin Serial Interface (COM port) connector. A direct RS232 serial port connection between the PC and the HydroBox Sensor unit is the best way to ensure that no acoustic data is lost during your survey. If you cannot use a PC with a dedicated serial port, one of the adapters listed below may be used but it is best to have a direct connection for the acoustic data link if possible.

    Also note that the Hydrobox data cable incorporates a port-powered RS-232 to RS-422 converter. Because power to the converter needs to originate from the PC, some USB to serial converters do not work for this application. This is common for low end converters that are typically used for consumer electronic peripherals. This is another reason to make use of a direct COM port connection between the HydroBox and the Host PC.

    HydroBox with DGPS Interface Only Configuration All survey applications require that the depth information provided by the HydroBox be mated to a specific position on the map. Thus, a DGPS is a critical part of the survey solution. Fortunately, the position information from the DGPS is sent in several industry standard ASCII data strings (RMC, GGA, GLL) with minimal data bandwidth requirements. Since most PC’s of today do NOT have multiple COM ports available, the DGPS interface to the computer should make use of one of the Serial to USB converter. The DGPS interface uses about 1/10th of the data bandwidth when compared to the HydroBox acoustic data interface so a Serial to USB adapter will work fine for the DGPS data. For applications that require the HydroBox and a DGPS only, a total of 2 COM ports are needed to setup a survey system. For functional Serial to USB 2.0 adapters known to work for this type of setup, refer to the adapters listed in Table 1.

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    HydroBox with DGPS and Survey Software Configuration For the majority of applications the HydroBox shall be used with a DGPS and a Survey Software package (such as HyPack or HydroPro). Having a full survey application running allows the user to setup the area to survey, draw the survey lines and navigate the lines with a visual tool. When a survey program is running, 4 serial interfaces are needed to make full use of the survey system setup in most applications

    • HydroBox Acoustic Data Port • HydroBox DGPS Position Input • Survey Software DGPS Position Input • Survey Software External Annotation/HydroBox Data Logger

    Again the user should note that all of the interfaces listed above are LOW BANDWIDTH except for the HydroBox Acoustic Data Port. If a direct COM port interface to the PC is available, the HydroBox Acoustic Data Port should go directly to the PC. 4 Port Serial to USB adapters for the full survey software setup are listed in Table 1. Legacy Serial Adapters Information SyQwest recommends that all HydroBox users interface their survey systems using the Serial to USB 2.0 adapters listed in the sections above. In some instances customers have legacy PC products. In these cases, the best recommendation is to buy a new Laptop or Desktop PC. If that cannot be done, the information below may be helpful. Customers have used the HydroBox with the interface adapter types listed below with success but support for them is very limited and will be difficult to sustain in the future, see Table 2.

    • PCMCIA to Serial: A recently obsolete expansion interface. This is a very good option, but finding adapter cards is becoming more difficult. Most brands of these types of cards work well with HydroBox.

    • ExpressCard to Serial: Currently the most common type of expansion interface, it has replaced the

    PCMCIA slot. This is a very good interface and most brands that we have tried work well with Hydrobox. We recommend the 4-port Quatech QSPXP-100 as a top performer.

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    Table 1 USB TO SERIAL ADAPTORS

    Manufacturer: P/N: DESC. B& B Electronics / Quatech DSU2-100 (2 port RS-232) B& B Electronics / Quatech QSU2-100 (4 port RS-232) B& B Electronics / Quatech ESU2-100 (8 port RS-232) http://www.bb-elec.com/Products/USB-Connectivity/USB-to-Serial-Adapters/Panel-Mount.aspx http://www.quatech.com/catalog/usb_2.0.php MOXA Uport 1250 (2-port) MOXA Uport 1410 (4-port) MOXA Uport 1610-8 (8-port) http://www.moxa.com/product/usb_to_serial_converters.htm

    Table 2 Legacy or soon to be…

    PCMCIA TO SERIAL ADAPTORS Manufacturer: P/N: DESC. B& B Electronics / Quatech DSP-100 / DSPR-100 (2 port RS-232) http://www.bb-elec.com/Products/Serial-Connectivity/PC-Cards/PCMCIA-Cards-(1).aspx http://quatech.com/catalog/rs232_pcmcia.php

    Legacy or soon to be… EXPRESS CARD TO SERIAL ADAPTORS

    B& B Electronics / Quatech DSPXP-100 (2 port RS-232) B& B Electronics / Quatech QSPXP-100 (4 port RS-232) http://www.bb-elec.com/Products/Serial-Connectivity/PC-Cards/ExpressCards.aspx http://quatech.com/catalog/expresscard_performance.php Note: ExpressCards have two sizes, 34mm and 54mm Verify your requirement, an adaptor may be needed.

    ADP-XP54 34 to 54mm adaptor

    The following pages include reference images, and data sheets for the adaptor types referenced above. Please contact the manufacturer for any further information; we are not a distributor, or reseller. These products are referenced in this document because they are have been tested with, and are known to work with our products. Other manufacturers products may also work, but, we cannot test every product that becomes available.

    http://www.bb-elec.com/Products/USB-Connectivity/USB-to-Serial-Adapters/Panel-Mount.aspxhttp://www.quatech.com/catalog/usb_2.0.phphttp://www.moxa.com/product/usb_to_serial_converters.htmhttp://www.bb-elec.com/Products/Serial-Connectivity/PC-Cards/PCMCIA-Cards-(1).aspxhttp://quatech.com/catalog/rs232_pcmcia.phphttp://www.bb-elec.com/Products/Serial-Connectivity/PC-Cards/ExpressCards.aspxhttp://quatech.com/catalog/expresscard_performance.php

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    B& B Electronics / QUATECH USB TO SERIAL ADAPTORS

    DSU2-100

    2 PORT USB ADAPTOR QSU2-100 8 PORT USB ADAPTOR ESU2-100

    8 PORT USB ADAPTOR

    MOXA USB TO SERIAL ADAPTORS

    UPORT 1250

    2 PORT USB ADAPTOR

    UPORT 1410

    4 PORT USB ADAPTOR

    UPORT 1610

    8 PORT USB ADAPTOR

    B& B Electronics / QUATECH PCMCIA TO SERIAL ADAPTORS

    DSP-100 2 PORT PCMCIA ADAPTOR

    B& B Electronics / QUATECH EXPRESSCARD TO SERIAL ADAPTORS

    DSPXP-100

    2 PORT EXPRESS CARD ADAPTOR

    QSPXP-100

    4 PORT EXPRESS CARD ADAPTOR

  • High Speed USB Serial Adapters

    KEY FEATURES

    1, 2, 4 or 8 independent serial ports

    RS-232 or software-selectable

    RS-232/422/485

    Compatible with USB 1.1

    Plug-and-play capability

    Devices enumerate themselves as

    standard COM ports

    Speeds up to 921.6 kbps

    High speed UARTs with 1KB FIFOs to

    boost data rates

    Optional surge suppression package

    (standard on Embedded products)

    Full modem control and hardware and

    software flow control

    Bus powered: no external power required

    Embedded (board-only) units also

    available

    Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Linux

    RoHS compliant

    NEW! USB to RS-422/485 Converter

    5 year warranty���

    Connect serial peripherals with USB2.0 Serial AdaptersIf speed, expansion and support are

    what you’re looking for in a USB Serial

    Adapter, think Quatech.

    You can now broaden the range of

    external peripherals used on your

    computer at higher speed rates than the

    USB 1.1 series, with the introduction of

    the High Speed USB 2.0 Serial

    Adapters. The USB 2.0 has more

    bandwidth that allows higher data rates

    on the serial ports for more efficiency.

    The new High Speed USB Serial

    Adapter line gives your laptop or

    workstation the ability to communicate

    between a USB port and up to eight RS-

    232, RS-422, or RS-485 serial

    peripherals. It adds the COM port(s) via

    its USB connection and is compatible

    with new and legacy RS-232 or RS-

    232/422/485 devices. The USB Serial

    Adapters are the ideal solution for a

    variety of industries and applications

    including banking, retail and industrial

    automation where PCs have a

    significantly shorter lifecycle than the

    peripherals that use them.

    For over 20 years, Quatech has been

    known to help you Connect withReliability. As we continue in the race tobecome the industry leader, our high

    performance device connectivity line

    expands with the new high speed USB

    2.0 Serial Adapters. The next generation

    Quatech USB Serial Adapter hits speeds

    of up to 921.6 kbps, 1024-byte FIFO and

    hardware and software flow control.

    Quatech USB Serial Adapters

    enumerate themselves as standard

    COM ports that are compatible with all

    standard RS-232 or RS-232/422/485

    devices and software created for them.

    With the industrial surge suppression

    “IND” option, you can safeguard the USB

    Serial Adapter. The “IND” option is ideal

    for implementing USB-to-serial networks

    in factories, power plants and other

    potentially harsh industrial

    environments. USB 2.0 is fully

    compatible with USB 1.1 devices. The

    older devices work with the new bus,

    and vice versa.

    The 400 Series models introduce the

    software-selectable RS-232/422/485

    (Multi-Electrical Interface or MEI). The

    MEI capability is available on all ports at

    the click of a mouse. LEDs visually tell

    you which ports are using which

    protocol, so go ahead, mix and match.

    Auto detect between RS-422 and RS-

    485 with Quatech’s new USB Serial

    Converter.

    Embedded USB Serial Adapters forcustom enclosures

    If you’re looking to seamlessly connect

    multiple serial peripherals via a single

    USB port in a custom enclosure, try

    Quatech’s board-level solutions,

    Embedded USB Serial Adapters.

    5675 Hudson Industrial Parkway * Hudson, OH 44236

    1.800.553.1170 * +1 330.655.9000 * www.quatech.com

    Rev C

    2/2008

    Standard serial ports via USB 2.0 without replacing peripheral hardwareor application software

  • HIGH SPEED USB 2.0 SERIAL ADAPTER SPECIFICATIONS

    5675 Hudson Industrial Parkway * Hudson, OH 44236

    1.800.553.1170 * +1 330.655.9000 * www.quatech.comRev. C

    2/2008

    Ordering Information

    Bus InterfaceUSB 2.0 High Speed

    OS SupportWindows 2000/XP/Vista and Linux support

    Data RateUp to 921.6 kbps (max)

    Serial Ports ProvidedSSU: 1 DSU: 2 QSU: 4 ESU: 8(For 400 models, each configurable as RS-232, RS-

    422 or RS-485 for full or half duplex communication)

    USB Ports RequiredSSU: 1 DSU: 1 QSU: 1 ESU: 1

    UARTS1024-byte FIFOs for transmit and receive

    Transceiver (RS-232/422/485)MAX491 or compatible

    Differential Driver Output (50Ù Load):+2V (min), +3.3V (max)

    Differential Driver Output (27Ù Load):+1.5V (min), +3.3V (max)

    High Input: +2V (min)Low Input: +0.8V (max)Driver Rise/Fall Time: 5ns (min), 20ns (typ), 25ns(max)

    Driver Input to Output Delay: 20ns (min), 40ns (typ),60ns (max)

    Receiver Input to Output Delay: 40ns (min), 70ns(typ), 100ns (max)

    RS-232 Output Voltage Swing: ±5V (min), ±5.4V (typ)

    RS-232 InputVoltage Range: -15V (min), +15V (max)Input Threshold Low: 0.6V (min), 1.0 (typ)Input Threshold High: 2.4VV (max), 1.5 (typ)

    IND Option: Surge suppression applied to each line thatis capable of sustaining up to 40A peak, 8 x 20ìs

    transient surges, a clamping voltage of 30V and a peak

    energy dissipation of 0.1 Joules.

    (NOTE: The “IND” option limits data rate to115.2 kbps)

    EnvironmentOperating: 0° to 70°CStorage: -50° to 80° CHumidity: 10% to 90%

    Power RequirementsBus-powered device, no external power supply required

    Suspend power: < 500 ì AUnconfigured power: < 100 mAConfigured power: < 500 mA

    SizeSSU: 3.6” L x 1.7” W x 1” H

    DSU/QSU: 9.18” L x 5.25” W x 1.675” H

    ESU: 9.18” L x 5.25” W x 2.363” H

    ConnectorsDB-9 male

    CertificationsCE, FCC Class B, RoHS & WEEE Compliant

    Model Ports Interface

    DSU2-100 2 RS-232 with cable

    DSU2-400 2 RS-232/422/485 with cable

    QSU2-100 4 RS-232 with cable

    QSU2-400 4 RS-232/422/485 with cable

    ESU2-100 8 RS-232 with cable

    ESU2-400 8 RS-232/422/485 with cable

    Retail Application Banking Application

    High Speed Modem

    Central Bank Server at

    Remote LocationMultiport USB to

    RS-232 Serial Adapter

    Branch Host PC

    RS-232

    RS-232

    Teller Station 1 Teller Station 2

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    Industrial USB

    UPort® 1250/1250I2-port RS-232/422/485 USB-to-serial converters with optional 2 KV isolation

    The UPort® 1250/1250I USB-to-serial converters allow you to connect 2 RS-232/422/485 devices to your laptop or workstation through the

    USB (Universal Serial Bus) port. These plug & play USB solutions are perfect for mobile, instrumentation, and point-of sale applications.

    In medical labs, research scientists typically collect large quantities of data from many samples using a variety of different instruments. Most research devices have parameters that can be accessed via a serial port for convenient reconfiguration. Laptops are often used as convenient and space-efficient computing solutions in medical labs, but most modern laptops no longer offer serial ports and only come equipped with USB ports. This presents a connectivity issue unless the USB ports can be expanded into serial ports.

    Moxa’s solution is the UPort® 1250, which is an RS-232/422/485 USB-to-serial converter that can be used to connect 2 serial interface

    instruments to a computer’s USB port, and is particularly convenient for medical researchers since advanced technical expertise is not required. The UPort® 1250 has the following features:

    • 2 serial ports for easy USB-to-serial expansion • True USB 2.0 high-speed transmission• 128-byte FIFO and on-chip hardware and software flow control to

    ensure stable data transmission • Easy troubleshooting with LED indicators for each serial port • Compatible with both laptops and desktop PCs

    Typical Application—Connecting Instruments in a Medical Lab

    Specifications

    Overview

    › Hi-Speed USB 2.0 for up to 480 Mbps USB transmission › 921.6 Kbps maximum baudrate for super fast data transmission › 128-byte FIFO and on-chip H/W, S/W flow control › 15N high retention type B connector › Drivers provided for Windows, WinCE, and Linux › LEDs for easy monitoring › 15 KV ESD protection for all serial ports › Locking power cord for the UPort 1250I

    USB InterfaceCompliance: USB 1.1/2.0 compliantConnector: USB type BSpeed: 480 Mbps (Hi-Speed USB) and 12 Mbps (Full-Speed USB)Serial InterfaceNumber of Ports: 2Serial Standards: RS-232/422/485Connector: DB9 maleSerial Line ProtectionESD Protection: 15 KV embeddedOptical Isolation: 2 KV (UPort 1250I only)PerformanceBaudrate: 50 bps to 921.6 Kbps (including 500 Kbps)

    Serial Communication ParametersData Bits: 5, 6, 7, 8Stop Bits: 1, 1.5, 2Parity: None, Even, Odd, Space, MarkFlow Control: RTS/CTS, XON/XOFFFIFO: 128 bytesSerial SignalsRS-232: TxD, RxD, RTS, CTS, DTR, DSR, DCD, GNDRS-422: TxD+(B), TxD-(A), RxD+(B), RxD-(A), GNDRS-485-4w: TxD+(B), TxD-(A), RxD+(B), RxD-(A), GNDRS-485-2w: Data+(B), Data-(A), GNDRS-485 Data Direction: ADDC® (Automatic Data Direction Control)Driver SupportOperating Systems: Window 2000, Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8 x86/x64, 2012 x64, WinCE 5.0/6.0, Linux 2.4.x, 2.6.x, 3.0.xNote: Please refer to Moxa’s website for the latest driver support information.

    UPort® 1250 UPort® 1250I

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    UPort® 1250 UPort® 1250I

    © Moxa Inc. All Rights Reserved. Updated Dec. 27, 2012. Specifications subject to change without notice. Please visit our website for the most up-to-date product information.

    Ordering Information

    Available ModelsUPort 1250: 2-port RS-232/422/485 USB-to-serial converterUPort 1250I: 2-port RS-232/422/485 USB-to-serial converter with 2 KV optical isolation, adaptor includedOptional Accessories (can be purchased separately)Mini DB9F-to-TB Adaptor: DB9 female to terminal block adaptor for RS-422/485 applicationsWall Mount Kit: Metal plates and screws DK35A: Mounting kit for 35-mm DIN-RailMini DB9F-to-TB Adaptor: DB9 female to terminal block adaptor for RS-422/485 applications

    Package Checklist• 1 UPort 1250 or 1250I USB-to-serial

    converter• USB-IF certified cable• 1 mini DB9 female to terminal block

    adaptor• Power adaptor (UPort 1250I)• Documentation and software CD• Quick installation guide (printed)• Warranty card

    Physical CharacteristicsHousing: SECC sheet metal (1 mm)Weight: Product only: 180 g (0.40 lb) Packaged: UPort 1250: 370 g (0.82 lb) UPort 1250I: 680 g (1.5 lb)Dimensions: 77 x 26 x 111 mm (3.03 x 1.02 x 4.37 in)Environmental LimitsOperating Temperature: 0 to 55°C (32 to 131°F)Storage Temperature: -20 to 75°C (-4 to 167°F)Ambient Relative Humidity: 5 to 95% (non-condensing)Altitude: Up to 2000 mNote: Please contact Moxa if you require products guaranteed to function properly at higher altitudes.

    Standards and CertificationsSafety: UL 60950-1EMC: CE, FCCEMI: EN 55022 Class A, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class A

    EMS: EN 55024, EN 61000-4-2, EN 61000-4-3, EN 61000-4-4, EN 61000-4-5, EN 61000-4-6, IEC 61000-4-8, IEC 61000-4-11Green Product: RoHS, CRoHS, WEEEPower RequirementsPower Consumption: UPort 1250 (bus power): 360 mA @ 5 VDC UPort 1250I (12 to 48 VDC external power): 200 mA @ 12 VDCMTBF (mean time between failures)Time: 563,179 hrsDatabase: Telcordia (Bellcore), GBWarrantyWarranty Period: 5 yearsDetails: See www.moxa.com/warranty

    DimensionsUnit: mm (inch)

    77 (3.031)

    111

    (4.3

    70)

    5.3 (0.209)

    77 (3.031) 26 (1.024)

    3.84

    (0.1

    51)

    111

    (4.3

    70)

    5.3 (0.209)

    26 (1.024)

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    Industrial USB

    UPort® 1400 Series4-port RS-232 and RS-232/422/485 USB-to-serial converters with optional 2 KV isolation

    The UPort® 1400 USB-to-serial converters allow you to connect 4 RS-232 or RS-232/422/485 devices to your laptop or workstation through the USB (Universal Serial Bus) port. The UPort® 1400

    converters are compatible with new and legacy serial devices, and are perfect for mobile, instrumentation, and point-of-sale applications.

    Before the arrival of mobile satellite technology, military applications relied on terrestrial communication systems to collect data in remote locations and broadcast the signals to a geostationary communications satellite. Satellite trucks, which are commonly used in modern Satellite News Gathering (SNG), allow military command centers to gather intelligence and other data with greater mobility and flexibility than before. Due to the mobile nature of SNG technology, onboard data acquisition equipment needs to be highly portable yet provide seamless and reliable communication. In addition, satellite trucks are outfitted with various degrees of video production and editing gear that need to be readily available and connected at all times. One of our

    military clients uses Moxa’s UPort® 1450 converter as their solution of choice for reliable device connectivity in their fleet of satellite trucks. The UPort® 1450 has the following features:

    • No data loss with 128-byte FIFO and on-chip flow control for hardware and software

    • Electrostatic protection and LED indicators designed for critical environments

    • Small form factor and wall-mountable to save space • Easy COM port configuration and plug & play capability• 3-in-1 RS-232/422/485 support for connecting any serial interface

    device

    Overview

    Typical Application—Military Satellite Truck

    › Hi-Speed USB 2.0 for up to 480 Mbps USB transmission › 921.6 Kbps maximum baudrate for super fast data transmission › 15N high retention USB type B connector › 128-byte FIFO and on-chip H/W, S/W flow control › Built-in 15 KV ESD protection for all serial ports › 2 KV optical isolation protection (UPort 1450I only) › Hassle-free COM port retention › Drivers provided for Windows/WinCE/Linux › Choose bus power or external power (UPort 1410/1450 only) › Locking power jack

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    © Moxa Inc. All Rights Reserved. Updated Dec. 27, 2012. Specifications subject to change without notice. Please visit our website for the most up-to-date product information.

    Specifications

    Ordering Information

    Available ModelsUPort 1410: 4-port RS-232 USB-to-serial converterUPort 1450: 4-port RS-232/422/485 USB-to-serial converter, adaptor includedUPort 1450I: 4-port RS-232/422/485 USB-to-serial converter with 2 KV optical isolation, adaptor includedOptional Accessories (can be purchased separately)Mini DB9F-to-TB adaptor: DB9 female to terminal block adaptor for RS-422/485 applicationsMagnet Accessory: Magnets for attaching the UPort 1400 to the PC’s housingWall Mount Kit: Metal plates and screwsDIN-Rail Kit: DIN-Rail kit for the UPort 1400 seriesDK35A: Mounting kit for 35-mm DIN-RailPower Adaptors (can be purchased separately)Note: Available for the UPort 1410 if the USB port does not provide enough power. You must purchase the adaptor plus one power cord.PWR-12125-DT-S2: 100-240 VAC to 12 VDC @ 1.25 A power adaptor PWC-C7US-2B-183: US plug, 2-pin power cordPWC-C7UK-2B-183: UK plug, 2-pin power cordPWC-C7EU-2B-183: EU plug, 2-pin power cordPWC-C7JP-2B-183: JP plug, 2-pin power cordPWC-C7AU-2B-183: SAA plug, 2-pin power cord

    Package Checklist• 1 UPort 1400 USB-to-serial converter• USB-IF certified cable• 1 mini DB9 female to terminal block adaptor

    (UPort 1450 and 1450I only)• Power adaptor (UPort 1450 and 1450I only)• Documentation and software CD• Quick installation guide (printed)• Warranty card

    USB InterfaceCompliance: USB 1.1/2.0 compliantConnector: USB type BSpeed: 480 Mbps (Hi-Speed USB) and 12 Mbps (Full-Speed USB)Serial InterfaceNumber of Ports: 4Serial Standards: UPort 1410: RS-232 UPort 1450/1450I: RS-232/422/485Connector: DB9 maleSerial Line ProtectionESD Protection: 15 KV embeddedOptical Isolation: 2 KV (UPort 1450I only)PerformanceBaudrate: 50 bps to 921.6 Kbps (including 500 Kbps)Serial Communication ParametersData Bits: 5, 6, 7, 8Stop Bits: 1, 1.5, 2Parity: None, Even, Odd, Space, MarkFlow Control: RTS/CTS, XON/XOFFFIFO: 128 bytesSerial SignalsRS-232: TxD, RxD, RTS, CTS, DTR, DSR, DCD, GNDRS-422: TxD+(B), TxD-(A), RxD+(B), RxD-(A), GNDRS-485-4w: TxD+(B), TxD-(A), RxD+(B), RxD-(A), GNDRS-485-2w: Data+(B), Data-(A), GNDRS-485 Data Direction: ADDC® (Automatic Data Direction Control)Driver SupportOperating Systems: Window 2000, Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8 x86/x64, 2012 x64, WinCE 5.0/6.0, Linux 2.4.x, 2.6.x, 3.0.xNote: Please refer to Moxa’s website for the latest driver support information.

    Physical CharacteristicsHousing: SECC sheet metal (1 mm)Weight: Product only: 720 g (1.59 lb) Packaged: 1320 g (2.91 lb)Dimensions: 204 x 30 x 125 mm (8.03 x 1.18 x 4.92 in)Environmental LimitsOperating Temperature: 0 to 55°C (32 to 131°F)Storage Temperature: -20 to 75°C (-4 to 167°F)Ambient Relative Humidity: 5 to 95% (non-condensing)

    Altitude: Up to 2000 mNote: Please contact Moxa if you require products guaranteed to function properly at higher altitudes.

    Standards and CertificationsSafety: UL 60950-1EMC: CE, FCCEMI: EN 55022 Class A, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class AEMS: EN 55024, EN 61000-4-2, EN 61000-4-3, EN 61000-4-4, EN 61000-4-5, EN 61000-4-6, EN 61000-4-8, EN 61000-4-11Green Product: RoHS, CRoHS, WEEEPower RequirementsPower Consumption: •Buspower: UPort 1410: 385 mA @ 5 VDC •12to48VDCexternalpower: UPort 1410: 180 mA @ 12 VDC UPort 1450: 385 mA @ 12 VDC UPort 1450I: 360 mA @ 12 VDCMTBF (mean time between failures)Time: UPort 1410: 394,441 hrs UPort 1450: 546,770 hrsDatabase: UPort 1410: MIL-HDBK-217F UPort 1450: Telcordia (Bellcore), GBWarrantyWarranty Period: 5 yearsDetails: See www.moxa.com/warranty

    DimensionsUnit: mm (inch)

    204 (8.03)

    125

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    2)12

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    1)

    30 (1.18)

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    Industrial USB

    UPort® 1600-8 Series8-port RS-232 and RS-232/422/485 USB-to-serial converters

    The UPort® 1600-8 USB-to-serial converters allow you to connect 8 RS-232 or RS-232/422/485 devices to your laptop or workstation through the USB (Universal Serial Bus) port. The UPort® 1600-8

    converters are compatible with new and legacy serial devices, and are perfect for instrumentation and manufacturing applications.

    Medical scientists and pharmaceutical researchers rely on sophisticated laboratory equipment to discover new treatments for patients. Most research is carried out in teams given the complex and collaborative nature of medical science. Scientists often transfer images and data from microscopes and other equipment to each other’s laptops or desktop computers. Connecting all of these pieces of equipment usually requires multiple serial ports, one for each peripheral device. Since computers are only equipped with a limited number of serial ports, expanding a USB connection into multiple serial ports can provide researchers with the connectivity they need to make their next scientific breakthrough. Moxa’s solution is the UPort®

    1610-8, which is an RS-232 USB-to-serial converter that can be used to connect multiple serial interface microscopes and other equipment to a computer’s USB port. The UPort® 1610-8 provides the following benefits:

    • Up to 8 ports for easy USB-to-serial expansion• True USB 2.0 high-speed transmission for large data transmission• 128-byte FIFO and on-chip hardware and software flow control to

    ensure stable data transmission• Easy troubleshooting with LED indicators for each serial port• Compatibility with both laptop and desktop PCs

    Overview

    Typical Application— Application Topology

    › Hi-Speed USB 2.0 for up to 480 Mbps USB transmission › 921.6 Kbps maximum baudrate for super fast data transmission › 15N high retention USB type B connector › 128-byte FIFO and on-chip H/W, S/W flow control › Built-in 15 KV ESD protection for all serial ports › COM port assignments maintained across different PCs › Mini DB9 female to terminal block adaptor for easy wiring › Drivers provided for Windows, WinCE, and Linux › Locking power cord

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    Specifications

    Ordering Information

    Available ModelsUPort 1610-8: 8-port RS-232 USB-to-serial converter, adaptor includedUPort 1650-8: 8-port RS-232/422/485 USB-to-serial converter, adaptor includedOptional Accessories (can be purchased separately)Mini DB9F-to-TB Adaptor: DB9 female to terminal block adaptor for RS-422/485 applicationsMagnet Accessory: Magnets for attaching the UPort 1600-8 to the PC’s housingWall Mount Kit: Metal plates and screwsDIN-Rail Kit: DIN-Rail kit for the UPort 1600-8 seriesDK35A: Mounting kit for 35-mm DIN-Rail

    Package Checklist• 1 UPort 1600-8 USB-to-serial converter• USB-IF certified cable• Power adaptor• 1 mini DB9 female to terminal block adaptor

    (UPort 1650-8 only)• Documentation and software CD• Quick installation guide (printed)• Warranty card

    USB InterfaceCompliance: USB 1.1/2.0 compliantConnector: USB type BSpeed: 480 Mbps (Hi-Speed USB) and 12 Mbps (Full-Speed USB)Serial InterfaceNumber of Ports: 8Serial Standards: UPort 1610-8: RS-232 UPort 1650-8: RS-232/422/485Connector: DB9 maleSerial Line ProtectionESD Protection: 15 KV embeddedPerformanceBaudrate: 50 bps to 921.6 Kbps (including 500 Kbps)Serial Communication ParametersData Bits: 5, 6, 7, 8Stop Bits: 1, 1.5, 2Parity: None, Even, Odd, Space, MarkFlow Control: RTS/CTS, XON/XOFFFIFO: 128 bytesSerial SignalsRS-232: TxD, RxD, RTS, CTS, DTR, DSR, DCD, GNDRS-422: TxD+(B), TxD-(A), RxD+(B), RxD-(A), GNDRS-485-4w: TxD+(B), TxD-(A), RxD+(B), RxD-(A), GNDRS-485-2w: Data+(B), Data-(A), GNDRS-485 Data Direction: ADDC® (Automatic Data Direction Control)Driver SupportOperating Systems: Window 2000, Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8 x86/x64, 2012 x64, WinCE 5.0/6.0, Linux 2.4.x, 2.6.x, 3.0.xNote: Please refer to Moxa’s website for the latest driver support information.

    Physical CharacteristicsHousing: SECC sheet metal (1 mm)Weight: Product only: 835 g (1.84 lb) Packaged: 1440 g (3.17 lb)Dimensions: 204 x 44 x 125 mm (8.03 x 1.73 x 4.92 in)Environmental LimitsOperating Temperature: 0 to 55°C (32 to 131°F)Storage Temperature: -20 to 75°C (-4 to 167°F)Ambient Relative Humidity: 5 to 95% (non-condensing)Altitude: Up to 2000 mNote: Please contact Moxa if you require products guaranteed to function properly at higher altitudes.

    Standards and CertificationsSafety: UL 60950-1EMC: CE, FCCEMI: EN 55022 Class A, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class AEMS: EN 55024, EN 61000-4-2, EN 61000-4-3, EN 61000-4-4, EN 61000-4-5, EN 61000-4-6, EN 61000-4-8, EN 61000-4-11Green Product: RoHS, CRoHS, WEEEPower RequirementsPower Consumption: UPort 1610-8 (12 to 48 VDC external power): 230 mA @ 12 VDC UPort 1650-8 (12 to 48 VDC external power): 340 mA @ 12 VDCMTBF (mean time between failures)Time: UPort 1610-8: 208,413 hrs UPort 1650-8: 186,567 hrsDatabase: MIL-HDBK-217FWarrantyWarranty Period: 5 yearsDetails: See www.moxa.com/warranty

    DimensionsUnit: mm (inch)

    204 (8.03)

    125

    (4.9

    2)12

    9.8

    (5.1

    1)

    44 (1.73)

  • KEY FEATURES

    New generation of I/O expansionfor notebooks

    Adds 1, 2 or 4 high-speed serialports; 1 true parallel port

    Support PCI Express BaseSpecification Revision 1.1a

    Installs in any ExpressCard slot

    Built-in 1024-byte FIFOs buffersincrease data transmit/receivespeed

    Baud rates up to 921.6kbps

    Hot plugging and hot swappingfeatures

    High speed ExpressCard with plug-n-play

    Supports Windows XP/Vista/7operating systems

    34mm ExpressCards include ADP-XP54 54mm adapter

    Performance Line Technology ExpressCard technology is emerging withfaster speeds and better efficiency than thetypical PCMCIA and PC Cards, connectinghigh-bandwidth peripherals to notebooksand other portables. The ExpressCard’scredit-card like format gives way to asmaller, faster and more desktop-friendlyformat.

    Gone are the days of laptops manufacturedwith PC Card slots and are swapped outwith smaller, slimmer and thinnerExpressCard portals. Quatech’s SerialExpressCard line supersedes oldertechnology and are engineered for newlaptop models.

    Quatech’s ExpressCards are designed inthe smallest form factor -34. ExpressCard34 is compatible with all ExpressCard slots- 34/54.

    Quatech’s ExpressCard solutionsaccommodate I/O expansion andconnectivity to serial and parallel devices inmobile laptop applications.

    Available in one, two and four port serialconfigurations and one parallel portconfiguration, the ExpressCards offer easy-to-upgrade PC Card technologies, whileintegrating popular external peripheralfunctionality via ExpressCard module form-factor.

    The PXP series was designed with a PCIExpress (PCIe) interface rather than usingUSB controller interfaces.

    SSPXP, DSPXP, QSPXP & SPPXP Series

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    Advantages of a PCIe-based ExpressCarddesign are in the interface to the laptop’smotherboard. The PCIe bus interface is thesuccessor to the PCI bus, which in turn wasthe successor to the ISA bus to which built-in ports were originally attached. As such,the ExpressCard adapter design utilizes aPCIe-based design and can still directly useI/O space addresses and interrupts, thusmore closely emulating built-in ports thancan be done via USB-based design.Moreover, because there's no USB stackfor the drivers to contend with, throughputcan be higher and latency will be lower(considerably so in many cases).

    Due to improved data transfer rate, theExpressCard is considerably more efficientfor multi-tasking operations. The PXPseries support data rates of up to921.6Kbps, which provides steady flow ofdata throughput.

    Quatech’s PXP series is a great solution toconnect with existing peripherals andmaintain compatibility and functionality withtheir current application software.

    Quatech 34mm Expresscards can be usedin either 34 or 54mm Expresscard slots. Asan added feature, Quatech includes theirModel ADP-XP54 Expresscard 54mmadapter for 34mm cards with everyshipment to improve fit and durability of the34mm cards in the larger 54mm slots.

    Quatech also sells and supports otherExpressCard connectivity products,including hard drive eSATA 2.0 andEthernet configurations.

    Model Selection GuideModel No. Description

    SSPXP-100 1 port performance PCIe-based RS-232 serial ExpressCard

    DSPXP-100 2 port performance PCIe-based RS-232 serial ExpressCard

    QSPXP-100 4 port performance PCIe based RS-232 serial ExpressCard

    SSPXP-200/300 1 port performance PCIe-based RS-422/485 serial ExpressCard

    DSPXP-200/300 2 port performance PCIe-based RS-422/485 serial ExpressCard

    QSPXP-200/300 4 port performance PCIe based RS-422/485 serial ExpressCard

    SPPXP-100 1 high performance PCIe-based EPP parallel port ExpressCard

    For more information, please visit www.Quatech.com/catalog/expresscard_performance.php

    Serial & Parallel ExpressCards

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    PCIe-based Serial ExpressCards (SSPXP, DSPXP, QSPXP)

    Bus Interface ExpressCard Standard, PCI Express-based Designs Specification, Revision 1.1 compliant interface

    OS Support Windows XP/Vista/7

    Baud Rates 921.6kbps per port

    Serial Ports SSPXP: 1 DSPXP: 2 QSPXP:4

    UARTS 16450/550/750-compatible register set

    Data FIFO 1024-byte

    Data Bits Supports 5, 6, 7, 8; Supports even, odd, mark, space & no parity; Supports 1, 1.5 & 2 stop bits

    SSPXP/DSPXP-100 TIA-232-F (RS-232) compliant

    SSPXP/DSPXP-200/300 TIA-422-B (RS-422) & TIA-485-A (RS-485) compliant

    200/300 Series Supports full-duplex and RTS, DTR or automatic transmitter control half-duplex Selectable receiver control (echo/no echo) Selectable RTS/CTS, TxCLK/RxCLK or loopback auxiliary data pair Full fail-safe (open and short) 1/8 load receivers

    Warranty 5 years

    ExpressCard 54mm adapter for 34mm cards (ADP-XP54)

    Features

    Enables Quatech 34mm Expresscards to be used in either 34 or 54mm Expresscard slots. Included with every shipment to improve fit and durability of the 34mm cards in the

    larger 54mm slots. ADP-XP54 improves the ability of the card to withstand normal or accidental stress

    and not dislodge from the slot.

    Warranty 1 year

    PCIe-based Parallel ExpressCards (SPPXP)

    Bus Interface ExpressCard Standard, PCI Express-based Design Specification, Revision 1.1 compliant interface

    OS Support Windows XP/Vista/7

    Parallel Ports SPPXP: 1

    Modes EPP Mode, Standard Unidirectional Parallel Port Mode, Standard Bidirectional Parallel Port Mode

    SPPXP-100 Series IEEE Standard, 1284-2000 compliant Supports compatibility (Centronics), Bi-directional (PS/2), ECP and EPP modes 2048-byte FIFO (ECP mode only) Supports RLE decompression (ECP mode only) Uses the Windows system-supplied parallel drivers

    Connectors PIN 1: STROBE PIN 18: GNDPIN 2: D0 PIN 19: GNDPIN 3: D1 PIN 20: GNDPIN 4: D2 PIN 21: GNDPIN 5: D3 PIN 22: GNDPIN 6: D4 PIN 23: GNDPIN 7: D5 PIN 24: GNDPIN 8: D6 PIN 25: GNDPIN 9: D7PIN 10: ACKPIN 11: BUSYPIN 12: PERRORPIN 13: SELECTINPIN 14: AUTOFEEDPIN 15: NFAULTPIN 16: INTPIN 17: SELECT

    Warranty 5 years

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