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[Imported] J Series as gateway for serial-only K Series ?

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[Imported] J Series as gateway for serial-only K Series ?

>>Message imported from previous forum - Category:Trio Data Radios<<
User: joelw, originally posted: 2018-10-17 17:49:53 Id:55
This is a re-posting from the obsoleted (October 2018) "Schneider Electric Telemetry & SCADA" forum.

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**_sborenstein:
Can the JR900 be used as a master radio and serial device server for a network of KR900's? Meaning, if I were to use a serial-ethernet converter to link to a master KR900 radio via ethernet (server to radio), can I accomplish the same task with a single JR? If so, can the JR do this for multiple streams? Steve_**

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jweder:
Hi Steve,

It is not possible for a J radio to talk directly to a K. But if you have a need to connect an ethernet device to a K (serial) network you could use an external device such as a terminal server. eg Moxa or Lantronix. However, the J Series radios now include a built-in Ethernet/serial gateway capability.