XSC100 Media Converter

Key Features:

  XSC100 Series

Device-Mount Compact RS-232 to RS-485/422 Media converter
Serial to Serial Media Converters

• Maximum Communication Speed: 500Kbps
• Industrial Grade Temperature: -40~85°C
• ESD Protection (IEC 61000-4-2: ESD level 3 protection)
• External power not required (When RTS/DTR signal line is enabled)
• Compact size
• Hardware-based Auto Toggling
• RS422/RS485 mode selectable by external switch
• Built-in 120Ω termination resistors, selected by external switch
• 3kV isolation
• LED port power indicator

Product Details

Serial interface


Mode RS422 : Point to point Mode, Multi-Drop Mode
RS485: Echo Mode, Non-Echo Mode
Speed 1200bps ~ 500Kbps
Maximum Distance 1.2Km. @115.2Kbps, 24AWG twisted pair cable
Connector RS232: DB9 female

RS422/485: Terminal block 6P (DC-Jack would be 4P)

Data bits 5, 6, 7, 8
Stop bits 1, 2
Parity None, even, odd, space, mark
Data control Auto toggling
Termination Resistor 120Ω, selectable via dip switch



LEDs Power, Tx, Rx

 Power Requirements


Power Power supply via RS232 port (RTS, DTR), by TB or DC Jack
Power input 5 VDC
Power consumption Non-ISO 115mW Max, ISO 220mW Max

 Physical Characteristics


Housing Plastic
Dimension 33.8 x 76.4 x 17.5 mm
Weight 21 g

 Environmental Limits


Operating Temperature -40°C ~ 85°C (-40°F ~ 185°F)
Storage Temperature -40°C ~ 85°C (-40°F ~ 185°F)
Ambient Relative Humidity 5 to 95%, non-condensing

 Regulatory Approvals


EMC EN55032/24
EMI FCC Part 15B Class A
Test Item Value Level
IEC 61000-4-2 ESD Contact Discharge
Air Discharge
IEC 61000-4-3 RS 80-1000MHz 10(V/m) 3
IEC 61000-4-4 EFT AC Power Port
DC Power Port
Signal Port
IEC 61000-4-5 Surge AC Power Port Line-to Earth±1.0KV 1
IEC 61000-4-6 CS 0.15-80MHz 10 Vrms 3
IEC 61000-4-8 PFMF Enclosure 10A/m 3
IEC 61000-4-11 DIP AC Power Port 1.     >95%,Reduction,0.5period
2.     30%, Reduction,25 period
3.     >95%,Reduction,250 period
RoHS Yes
MTBF 25.29 years according to MIL-HDBK-217F, 25 degrees C
Warranty 5 years