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Benefits

The TBox RM2 modules connect a wide variety of electrical, electronic and mechanical devices and sensors to computers over standard Ethernet networks.

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    Cost effective network expansion

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    Simple connectivity

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    Real-time automation

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    Long distance machine-to-machine communication

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    Robust, rugged construction

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    Save engineering time without the need for complex programming

Communications
  • Communications
  • Connectivity
  • I/O
  • Certifications
  • Applications

Communications

Each TBox RM2 device has five ports including an RS232 for local configuration and programming an RS485 for field device networking, Ethernet Modbus TCP/IP and a USB 2.0 host.

Communications

Connectivity

The TBox RM2 module is easily connects a wide variety of end devices and sensors such as motors, pumps, flow meters, and pressure transmitters to RTUs and PLCs over standard Ethernet networks (Modbus/TCP) or RS485 (ModBus RTU).

Connectivity

I/O configurations

The TBox RM2 has a variety of I/O configurations making it ideal for a broad range of a broad range of asset management, monitoring, and process automation applications. Configurations include:

  • 8 analogue inputs and 16 digital inputs / outputs (3 of which can be counter inputs)
  • 8 analogue inputs, 16 digital inputs / outputs (3 of which can be counter inputs) and 2 analogue outputs
  • 6 analogue inputs, 2 Pt1000 temperature inputs and 16 digital inputs / outputs (3 of which can be counter inputs)
  • 6 analogue inputs, 2 Pt1000 temperature inputs, 16 digital inputs / outputs (3 of which can be counter inputs) and 2 analogue outputs
I/O configurations

Certifications

The TBox RM2 is certified for use in Class 1, Division 2 areas, caries CE, FCC, UL/CSA and C-Tick approvals and is RoHS compliant.

Certifications

Applications

TBox RM2 is ideal for applications across a variety of industries, including agriculture, broadcast/ telecommunications, energy management, irrigation, mobile asset management, oil & gas, smart grid, transportation, vendor-managed inventory, and water & wastewater.

Applications
Specification
Processor 32-bit ARM9, 400MHz
Clock Real-time with lithium battery backup
Clock Drift Typical: 1.7 sec @25°C
Memory 32Mb (Uboot, Linux OS, application, web & reports)
64Mb DDR2 SDRAM (Running part of Linux, OS, Application))
1 Mb SRAM with lithium battery backup
Toggle Switch RUN - STOP - RESET
Communication Ports RS232
RS485
Ethernet 100 BASE-TX
USB
Power supply 20 - 30 V DC
Voltage 8 to 30V DC
with backup battery 20-30V DC
Inputs/outputs RM2-530 16 digital inputs or outputs (The first 3 DI can be used as fast counter)
8 analog inputs (4-20mA or 0-10 Vdc)
Inputs/outputs RM2-532 Adds 2 analog outputs (4-20mA) to the I/O count above
Inputs/outputs RM2-540 16 digital inputs or outputs (The first 3 DI can be used as fast counter)
6 analog inputs (4-20mA or 0-10 Vdc)
2 temperature inputs (Pt1000)
Inputs/outputs RM2-542 Adds 2 analog outputs (4-20mA) to the I/O count above

 
 
LED’s LED for Ethernet, power and RUN
No LEDs for Inputs/Outputs
External housing Anodized aluminium
Protection Reverse polarity
Internal soldered fuse
Connectors Spring-cage terminal blocks for RS-232 and RS-485
RJ-45 for Ethernet
USB type A female (socket)
Cabling RS232 - 2 wires: TxD, RxD
RS485 - 2 wires: A+, BEthernet
- straight pinned CAT5 shielded cable of crossover CAT5 shielded
USB - A/A male cable (host to host)
Operating System Linux
Size 150mm (H) x 83mm (D) x 29mm (W) / 5.91” x 3.27” x 1.14”
Weight 300gr / 10.6oz
Temperature Storage -40°C to +85°C / -40°F to 176°F
Working: -40°C to +70°C / -40°F to +158°F
Humidity 5 - 95% non-condensing
Altitude Max. 4,000m
Approvals CE, FCC, CSA for USA & Canada, C-Tick, A-Tick, RoHS
Hazardous Area Class 1, Division 2

 

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