DeviceMaster UP 16 Modbus

Key Features:

The DeviceMaster UP provides connectivity between a vast array of Modbus controllers and devices meeting the increasing demands on Modbus installation.
It is considered quickly and easy to setup even for the most complex Modbus installations with a Simplified configuration pages, innovative functionality and informative diagnostic information

• Features all capabilities of the Modbus Router application
• Configuration and comprehensive diagnostics available via on-board web server
• Low profile – compact housing facilitates easy installation and mounting
• 16 RS-232/422/485 software selectable ports with termination resistors
• Dual 10/100 Fast Ethernet ports
• PortVision® DX Windows software for quick setup and remote management
• RoHS2 compliant under CE

Product Details


• Bus Interface Specification10/100BASE-T Ethernet

• Memory


- Flash8 MB

• EnclosureBlack Finished Steel

• Installation MethodPanel mountable

• LED IndicatorsPower, Status, Ethernet Link/Activity per port, Serial Link/Activity per port

• Dimensions5″ x 1.5″ x 5.5″
292 x 38 x 140 mm

• Product Weight45 lbs
1.11 kg

Electrical Specifications

• Input Voltage Requirements9-30VDC

• Power Consumption5 Watts

- Comtrol External Power Supply(included)

- Input90-264VAC @ 47-63Hz

- Output24VDC @ 500mA

• ESD Surge ProtectionProvides minimum of 15KV protection on all serial lines. All Ethernet components are rated to 1.5KV magnetic surge protection.

Environmental Specifications

Air temperature
– System On 0° to 60°C
– System Off -40° to 85°C
Operating Humidity 0% to 95%
Altitude 10,000 ft
3,048 m
 Mean time between failures (MTBF)1 years

Serial Communications

  • Connector TypeRJ45
  • Number of Ports16
  • Serial InterfacesRS-232
    RS-485, 4-wire, Slave
    RS-485, 2-wire
  • Terminal Resistor for RS-422/485Software controllable 120Ω termination resistors available for each transmit and receive differential pair on every port. The 120Ω termination resistors can be enabled between TX+ and TX- OR RX+ and RX- or both on every port.
  • Baud Rate300bps to 230Kbps
  • Receive Buffer5 KB
  • Transmit Bufferr5 KB
  • Device Driver Data Control
    • Data Bits*5, 6, 7, or 8
    • Parity**Odd, Even, Mark, Space, or none
    • Stop Bits***1, 1.5, or 2

* Data bits 5, 6 are supported only in RFC2217 and socket mode
** Mark, Space parity are supported only in RFC2217 and socket mode
*** Stop bit 1.5 is supported only when used with 5 data bits

Communication Modes: Modbus Router

  • Supported ControllersModbus/TCP Masters
    Modbus/RTU and Modbus/ASCII serial masters
    Modbus/RTU and Modbus/ASCII over Ethernet TCP/IP masters
  • Supported DevicesModbus/TCP slaves
    Modbus/RTU and Modbus/ASCII serial slaves
    Both remote Modbus serial slaves and raw/ASCII devices (with additional gateways)

Ethernet Specification

  • Number of Ports2
  • Speed10/100Mbps
  • Connector TypeRJ45 Auto MDI/MDI-X
  • Ethernet specific featuresEthernet packet switching, auto negotiation, Link/Activity Status LED
  • Network ProtocolsARP, BOOTP, DHCP/RARP, HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, SSL/TLS, ICMP, RFC 1006 (ISO over TCP), SNMP (MIB-II), TCP/IP & UDP socket services, Telnet, and TFTP, and supports IP multicast data transmission


  • SNMP SupportMonitoring only
  • Other Software FeaturesLowest Latency
    NS-Link COM/TTY port redirector
    TCP/IP & UDP Socket Services
    Telnet/RFC2217 COM Port Control
    PortVision DX remote management
  • Manufacturer’s Warranty5 Years

Device Drivers

  • Device DriversMicrosoft® Windows® 7
    Microsoft® Windows® 2008 Server
    Microsoft® Windows® Vista
    Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003
    Microsoft® Windows® XP

Regulatory Standards

  • EmmissionsFCC Part 15 Subpart B – Class A limit
    Canadian EMC Requirements: ICES-003
    European Standard EN55022
  • ImmunityEuropean Standard EN55024:
    IEC61000-4-2/EN61000-4-2: ESD
    IEC61000-4-3/EN61000-4-3: RF
    IEC61000-4-4/EN61000-4-4: Fast Transient/Burst
    IEC61000-4-5/EN61000-4-5: Surge
    IEC61000-4-6/EN61000-4-6: Conducted Disurbance
    IEC61000-4-8/EN61000-4-8: Magnetic Field
    IEC61000-4-11/EN61000-4-11: Voltage dips and variations
  • SafetyIEC 60950/EN60950 (LISTED)
    CSA C22.2 No. 60950/UL60950 Third Edition
  • OtherRoHS2 Compliant