US Robotics Courier Console Port Server & Remote Power Hybrid Switch

US Robotics Courier Console Port Server & Remote Power Hybrid Switch

US Robotics Courier Console Port Server & Remote Power Hybrid Switch

B&H # USR4204 MFR # USR4204
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Expected availability: 7-14 business days

Product Highlights

  • 1 x RJ-45 RS232 Terminal Port
  • 4 x RJ-45 Console Ports
  • 2 x C13 Power Outlets
  • Username/Password Login
  • Support for 1 Administrator
  • Support for 15 User Accounts
  • Permission Based Port Access
  • Remote/Out-of-Band Accessibility
  • RS232 Async, Full Duplex Operation
  • Dedicated LED Status Indicators
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US Robotics USR4204 overview

  • 1Description

Remotely access four serial devices or access those devices locally via a connected terminal with the Courier Console Port Server & Remote Power Hybrid Switch from US Robotics. This Console Port Server & Switch comes equipped with a single RS232 RJ-45 terminal port and four RJ-45 console ports designed to connect to devices such as routers, servers, and firewalls making them remotely accessible when the network goes down or Out-of-Band is the only available option. In addition to versatile connectivity options, this device supports a single administrator account and up to fifteen user accounts complete with username/password login access and notifications for unauthorized attempts to access the network. Accompanying the network ports are two C13 power outlets capable of power cycling servers, routers, and other connected appliances along with the ability to return connected devices to a previous power state following a power failure.

Serial Console Management

Switch between 4 serial devices remotely with a modem or locally with a connected terminal
Serial ports have 2 LEDs that indicate select, transmit, and receive
RS232 Async, full duplex operation
Supports software flow control in each direction
256 byte buffer, 2.5 kb when used with a Courier Business Modem
Uses standard Ethernet cables to connect the console server to network appliances

Power Management

Two C13 power outlets
Remotely power cycle servers, routers or other appliances quickly and efficiently
Power status (on/off)
Power meter provides true RMS current measurement of each outlet
High load rating supports high power rated appliances
Power state memory - after power failure, the unit returns to previous state

Simple User Interfaces

Simple menu-driven, key port operations accessible from the main menu
Command-line interface
Customizable port names for easy selection of serial and power ports

Industrial Quality Design

Desktop or 19" 1U Rackmount options included
Compact design ideal for branch offices with small IT closets or small off-site locations in need of remote management
Rugged steel housing
Designed and developed in the USA


Username/password login security with an almost unlimited number of password combinations
Tighter security with optional strong password constraint
1 Administrator and 15 user accounts with permission-based port access and optional administrator privileges
Configurable security banner at login
Configurable login banner
Unauthorized access notifications and user lockout
Inactivity time out
Two factor security when used with a Courier Business Modem's additional security login
Additional dialback security with a Courier Business Modem - checks calls for password authorization and then dials back preset numbers to ensure appropriate users establish connections

Advanced Features

Remote flash capability lets you upgrade at remote locations from a central site
Use a master configuration file to easily setup duplicate units for multiple deployments
Line-feed pacing eliminates Cisco command processor overload when streaming CLI commands as a batch file
RS-232 Break signal generation allows Cisco routers to enter ROM Monitor mode
Same screen reboot controls for observing all critical boot messages during power cycle
Supports up to 4 appliances directly, expandable with additional units
In the Box
US Robotics Courier Console Port Server & Remote Power Hybrid Switch
  • VersaPower Kit (Universal Power Adapter 100 - 240 V) with UK, European, China and US Plugs
  • RJ-45 Rollover Cable
  • RJ-45 to DB25 Adapter
  • RJ-45 to DB9 Adapter
  • 2 x Rackmount Brackets with Mounting Screws
  • 4 x Rubber Feet
  • Limited 2-Year Manufacturer Warranty
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    US Robotics USR4204 specs

    COM Ports Serial Ports
    RS232C DCE: 115200, 57600, 38400, 19200, 9600, 4800, 2400, 1200, and 300 bps
    Terminal Port
    RS232C DTE: 9600 bps 8N1
    Power Power Port Ratings
    Input: 8 Amps maximum, 100-250 Volts, 50-60 Hz
    Total Combined Output: 8 Amps
    Individual Output: 8 Amps maximum
    Security Device Security
    Username/password login
    Support for 1 Administrator account and 15 User accounts
    Unauthorized login security notification and user lockout
    Permission based port access
    Accessibility Remote/Out-of-Band with external serial modem
    Local Terminal
    Physical Specifications 1 x RJ-45 terminal port RS232
    4 x RJ-45 console ports
    2 x IEC C13 power out ports
    1 x IEC C14 power in port
    DC Power Connector: 5.5 x 2.5 mm
    LED Indicators: 2 LEDs per COMM Port (RD, TD)
    Temperature & Humidity Operating Temperature
    32 to 122°F / 0 to 50°C
    Non-Operating Temperature
    -4 to 158°F / -20 to 70°C
    Operating Humidity
    20 to 80% non-condensing
    Non-Operating Humidity
    5 to 95% non-condensing
    Power Consumption 1.5 Watts maximum
    Voltage: 12-20 VDC (either polarity), or 8-15 VAC
    Enclosure Type Industrial grade steel
    Regulatory Approvals FCC approved (Part 15/Class A)
    UL/CUL listed
    CAN/CSA C22.2
    CE approved
    RoHS Compliant
    WEEE Compliant
    Dimensions 10.00 x 7.75 x 1.71" / 25.30 x 19.70 x 4.40 cm (without rubber feet)
    1U rack space (with rack brackets attached)
    Weight 3.42 lb / 1.55 kg

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