4-Port Terminal Enterprise Device Server


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  • Provides a safe and secure network connectivity solution for virtually any device with an RS-232/422/485 serial interface
  • Simplifies deployment with a standards based, programmable computing platform which supports a Cisco-like CLI, XML, and RSS
  • Defends against hostile attacks with a versatile collection of ready-to-use security algorithms and encryption modules
  • Delivers flexible power configurations, eliminating the need for costly power converters
  • Provides new business intelligence from network-enabled equipment


Overview for EDS4100

Enterprise-Grade Device Server For Securely Integrating ‘Edge’ Equipment Into A Network

The EDS4100 is a combination Ethernet terminal and multiport device server that delivers unprecedented levels of integration, intelligence, and security, and enables new ways to network-enable legacy equipment. Designed with enterprise-grade networking applications in mind, the EDS4100 provides a hassle-free and inexpensive way to add secure network connectivity to virtually any device with a serial interface.

LOGO_evolution2Available in a four-port configuration, and equipped with flexible power options including Power Over Ethernet (PoE), the EDS4100 is ideal for applications where multiple pieces of equipment need to be connected, remotely accessed, and managed. Featuring Lantronix’ powerful Evolution OS® and a mature protocol stack, each EDS4100 device server offers robust security options like SSL/SSH, AES, 3DES, and RC4 encryption to defend against hostile Internet attacks.

The EDS4100 supports a flexible “Cisco-like” CLI and is equipped with a built-in web server that simplifies configuration and control, making it easier to integrate ‘edge’ devices such as medical devices, kiosks, POS/retail terminals, or security equipment into the enterprise network.


Features & Specifications for EDS4100

Serial Interface

  • Connectors: 4 x DB9M; 2 x RS232, 2 x RS232/422/485
  • Data Rates: 300 bps to 921.6 Kbps
  • Characters: 7 or 8 data bits
  • Stop Bits: 1 or 2
  • Parity: Odd, even, none
  • Stop Bits: 1 or 2
  • Flow Control: CTS/RTS, XON/XOFF

Ethernet Interface

  • Software selectable Ethernet speed 10/100/Auto
  • Software selectable Half/Full/Auto duplex
  • Interface: 10Base-T/100Base-T
  • Speed: 10Base-T/100Base-T
  • Connector: RJ45
  • Standards: ARP, UDP, TCP, ICMP, Telnet, SNMP, DHCP, BOOTP, TFTP, Auto IP, SMTP, FTP, DNS, Traceroute and HTTP


  • SSL v3, SSH v2
  • MD5, SHA-1, Base-64
  • AES 128-bit encryption
  • 3DES encryption
  • RC4 128-bit encryption
  • Password protection, IP filtering

Indicators (LED)

  • Power, Link, Activity, RX Activity, TX Activity


  • CPU: Intel XScale IXP420 @ 266MHz
  • Memory: 32 MB SDRAM, 8 MB Flash

Power Requirements

  • Barrel Connector: 9-30 VDC
  • Screw Terminal: 42-56 VDC
  • Power: 5.4 W (450 mA @ 12Vdc)
  • PoE: 802.3af compliant

Environmental Limits

  • Operating temperature: 0° to 55°C (32° to 131°F)
  • Storage temperature: -40° to 70°C (-40 to 158°F)
  • Operating Humidity: 10% to 90%
  • Storage Humidity: 10% to 90%

Form Factor

  • Housing: Metal enclosure with removable wall mounts
  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 3.81 x 17.65* x 12.7 cm (1.5 x 6.95* x 5 in)
  • * With wall mounts = 20.14 cm (7.93 in)
  • Weight: 0.86kg (1.9lbs)

Agency Approvals

  • FCC, CUL, UL, VCCI, CE, CSA, TUV, C-Tick, GS, CB Scheme

Shipping Dimensions

  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 242 x 191 x 115 mm (9.5 x 7.5 x 4.5 in)
  • Weight: 1.44kg (3.19lbs)


  • Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP/Vista (32-bit versions) DeviceInstaller configuration software, Com Port Redirector software and related utilities
  • Management Options: Web browser, Telnet client, Serial Terminal, SNMP v2 (MIBII, RS232MIB), XML


  • FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class A
  • ICES-003 Issue 4 February 2004 Class A
  • AS/NZS CISPR 22: 2004 Class A
  • EN55022: 1998 + A1: 2000 + A2: 2003 Class A
  • VCCI V-3/2006.4 Class A
  • EN61000-3-2: 2000 Class A
  • EN61000-3-3: 1995 + A1: 2001
  • EN55024: 1998 +A1: 2001 +A2: 2003
  • IEC_61000-4-2: 1995 8KV Air, 4KV Contact
  • IEC_61000-4-3: 1995 3.0V/m, 1KHz AM Sine Wave at 80%
  • IEC_61000-4-4: 1995 1.0KV Power Lines, 0.5KV I/O Lines
  • IEC_61000-4-5: 1995 1.0KV Common, 1.0 KV Differential
  • IEC_61000-4-6: 1996 3.0 Vrms, 80% AM Modulated (1KHz)
  • IEC_61000-4-8: 1993 50Hz 1.0 Arms/m
  • IEC_61000-4-11: 1994 (>95%,0.5), (30%,25), (>95%,250)


  • Power Input: 2KV common mode and 1KV differential mode power surge protection
  • Serial Port(s): 15 KV ESD protection
  • Ethernet Port: 1500 VAC isolation shielded