Kramer 10-Port Serial, IR, GPI/O, and Relay PoE Control Gateway

BH #KRFC28 • MFR #FC-28
Kramer 10-Port Serial, IR, GPI/O, and Relay PoE Control Gateway
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Kramer FC-28 Overview

The FC-28 is a PoE-powered control gateway, capable of plug and play deployment over customer Ethernet LAN for remote control of customer controlled devices via bidirectional RS-232, IR, GPI/O and relay control connections. Multiple control clients can be IP-connected to the FC-28 control gateway for concurrent control of two RS-232, four IR controllable devices, such as AV scalers, video displays, audio amplifiers, DVD players, sensors, screens, shades, door locks, and lighting.

Key Features

  • 2 RS-232 bi-directional control ports - control a device via bi-directional serial control protocols
  • 4 IR emitter control ports - control a device via IR control protocols
  • 2 GPI/O control ports - controls a device via general purpose I/O ports, program-configured as digital input, digital output or analog input interface for controlling sensors, door-locks, audio volume and light dim level, or lighting control devices
  • 2 relay control ports - control a device via relay contact closure, such as scrolling up and down screens, drapes, shades, and blinds
  • Simultaneous IP control communication - with up to 40 IP control clients
  • IR sensor port - learns commands from IR remotes
  • Mini USB port - for firmware upgrades and local technical services
  • 1 ethernet control port - remote protocol-based control port
  • Built-in web pages - remote browser-based control and support
  • Easy installation - single Ethernet cable wires for communication and PoE powering, and Plug & Play IP auto-setup deployment for simple and cost-reducing installation

Kramer FC-28 Specs

Device TypeRemote control device
Width7.4 in
Depth4.5 in
Height1 in
Weight17.64 oz
Form FactorExternal
Ports Qty10
Connectivity TechnologyWired
Data Link ProtocolRS-232, infrared, digital input/output, analog input
Network / Transport ProtocolTCP/IP, UDP/IP
FeaturesMetal housing
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces2 x RS-232
1 x network - RJ-45
4 x IrDA
1 x mini-USB
2 x relay output
Included AccessoriesRubber feet
Cables Included1 x IR blaster cable
Compliant StandardsRoHS, WEEE
Power Over Ethernet (PoE) SupportedPoE
Power DeviceExternal power adapter
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature32 °F
Max Operating Temperature104 °F
Humidity Range Operating10 - 90% (non-condensing)
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