Lynx Technik AG OBD 1510 D RS232/422/485 Serial and GPI Bi-directional Fiber Transceiver

BH #LYOBD1510D • MFR #O BD 1510 D
Lynx Technik AG
Lynx Technik AG OBD 1510 D RS232/422/485 Serial and GPI Bi-directional Fiber Transceiver
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Lynx Technik AG OBD 1510 Overview

The Lynx Technik AG OBD 1510 D Serial and GPI Bi-directional Fiber Transceiver consists of a pair of multi-function modules (type A and B) which extend the reach of serial RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485 as well as two GPI (general purpose interface) up to 6.2 mi (10km) over a single bi-directional fiber link (WDM). 

A single RJ-45 electrical serial connection can be configured for RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485 serial standards. A separate RJ-45 connector is provided for two electrical GPI inputs and outputs. Serial communications and GPI are transmitted and extended over the same fiber link. 

The OBD 1510 D is completely agnostic to the serial protocol used, and supports all standard protocols and proprietary protocols at data rates from 300 to 460k baud (auto sensing and auto adjusting). 

The integrated dip switch provides precise control over the serial mode of operation with selections for the serial standard, serial termination, RX/TX crossover, and RS422/485 data direction (automatic or manual). Data activity LEDs are provided for the serial port and the GPI port under the respective RJ-45 connectors. 

The OBD 1510 D also supports mixing and matching of serial standards. For example, the transmitting module can have a RS-232 input and the receiving module can be set for RS-422 output. The OBD 1510 D is completely plug-and-play, hot pluggable, and no special software drivers are required.

Bi-directional send/receive over single fiber link
Extend serial and GPI connections up to 6.2 mi (10km)
Supports serial RS-232 or RS-422 or RS-485 communication
Two GPI connections
Single-mode fiber up to 6.2 mi (10km)
LC/PC duplex fiber connections
Switchable RX/TX crossover
Automatic or manual data direction
Switchable end of line termination
Plug-and-play-no PC software drivers needed
Supports all serial protocols (standard or proprietary)
300 to 460k baud (auto sensing and auto adjusting)

Lynx Technik AG OBD 1510 Specs

Serial Input/OutputEIA/ETA RS-232C / RS-422 / RS-485 (selectable) 

Connector - RJ-45 

Baud rate - Auto sense and auto adjust from 300 to 460k 

Serial setting dip switch provides settings for:

Select RS232/RS422/485 modes

Select serial termination (for end of line)

RX/TX crossover to flip the RX and TX if needed

Set RS-422/485 data direction to automatic or manual if needed

LED status indicators (under RJ-45 connector) for Serial RX and TX activity 

RS422/485 Maximum number of electrical nodes = 25 

ESD protection for up to 26 kV

GPI2 x general purpose inputs + 2 x general purpose outputs

Connector: RJ-45 


GPI Inputs:

• External passive closure between pins (short) to trigger

• Max input switching frequency 25 Hz (50 operations/sec)

• Input insulation 3.75 kV


GPI outputs:

• Internal contact closure (relay)

• Max switching frequency 25 Hz (50 operations/sec)

• Max switching power 220 VDC / 0.25 A or 250 VAC / 0.25 A

• Output insulation 3.75 kV


LED status indicators (under RJ-45 connector) 


GPI Input 1 activity

GPI Input 2 activity

GPI Output 1 activity

GPI Output 2 activity

Fiber I/O1 x fiber optic I/O port (bidirectional)

Simplex (single mode) using LC/PC Connection

WDM using 1,310 and 1,550 nm wavelengths

Optical budget = 18 dB

Maximum distance: 6.2 mi (10.0 km)

RX and TX activity LEDs on side of module next to fiber I/O

Power+12 VDC at 0.25 A power supplies (included)
Supports external power from 9 to 14 VDC
Power LED on side of module
Dimensions (L x W x H)Each Unit: 4.72 x 1.65 x 8.66" (12.00 x 4.20 x 22.00 cm)
WeightEach Unit: 4.4 oz (125.0 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)10.7 x 9.1 x 3.5"
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