ConnectPort LTS 8/16/32

Advanced security serial servers supporting dual Gigabit Ethernet and IPv6 networks

  • Dual GB Ethernet ports for redundancy
  • 8, 16 or 32 serial ports
  • EIA 232 and MEI (232/422/485) versions.
  • LCD display and SD memory slot
  • W model offers USB 2.0 ports for expandability, internal modem and XBee socket for Zigbee communications
Product Specification
ItemConnectPort® LTS 8/8WConnectPort® LTS 16/16WConnectPort® LTS 32/32W
ProcessorFreescale MPC8314, 400 MHz
ThroughputUp to 230 Kbps
Memory128 MB SDRAM / 34 MB Flash256 MB SDRAM / 34 MB Flash
ManagementHTTP/HTTPS, CLI or telnet, SNMP read and write
Operating SystemsAIX, HP-UX, Solaris, Linux®, Windows® 2000, Windows® XP, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10, Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server® 2008, Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server 2016. Note: TCP/UDP socket services are operating system independent.
SoftwareRealPort®, Python, Port sharing (sockets only, not for RealPort), Port logging (online and offline), Line printer Daemon
ProtocolsTCP/UDP, DHCP, telnet, Reverse telnet/SSHv2/SSL, IPv4/IPv6
SecurityEncrypted RealPort, SSHv2, TLS/SSL
LEDsSerial ports: Tx/Rx per port; Ethernet: Link/Activity, Power, Ready, Diagnostic;
Optional modem: DTR/DCD
Dimensions (L x Wx H)189 mm x 271 mm x 44 mm222 mm x 443 mm x 44.5 mm
Weight1550 g (3.4 lb)2600 g (5.7 lb); 2690 (5.9 lb) dual power model
Serial Ports8 RS 232/422/485 software selectable MEI16 RS-232 or RS-232/422/485 software-selectable (MEI models)32 RS-232 or RS-232/422/485 software-selectable (MEI models)
Serial ConnectorDigi 10-pin
Ethernet Physical LayerDual 10/100/1000 Mbps auto sensing; Full or half duplex
Console Ports10-pin RJ-45 serial port for configuration
USB Ports2 USB 2.0 connectors; 500 mA max each port
RPSMA Connector1 for Zigbee wireless (W models only)
RJ-11 Connector1 for internal modem (W models only)
Power Requirements
Power Input9-30 VDC100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 0.8A100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 0.8A
Power Supply2A @12 VDCN/AN/A
Power Consumption18W max30W max
Operating Temperature0º C to +55º C (+32º F to +130º F)
Storage Temperature-20° C to +66° C (-4° F to +151° F)
Relative Humidity5%-95% (non-condensing)
Serial Port Protection(ESD)±15 kV
Ethernet Isolation1500 VAC (rms)
Regulatory Approvals
SafetyUL 60950-1, EN 60950-1
Emissions/ImmunityFCC Part 15, Subpart B, Class A, EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024

Anewtech ConnectPort LTS 32, ConnectPort LTS 16, ConnectPort LTS 8 MEI Terminal Server Digi InternationalConnectPort LTS terminal server family delivers secure, reliable, flexible and cost-effective RS-232/422/485 serial-to-Ethernet connectivity. Targeted serial-to-IP applications include data center console port management, security, property management, point-of-sale, data acquisition, industrial automation, power utilities, logistics and others.

Features include Dual GB Ethernet for extreme reliability, an SD memory slot for data storage, and a large an LCD screen for easy configuration, monitoring, and diagnostics. With the ConnectPort LTS W model, Digi offers the only wireless terminal server with an internal secure modem, USB 2.0 ports for expandability and an XBee® interface for Zigbee communication.

Highly advanced software features include an IPv4/IPv6 dual stack, user port sharing, port logging, SSHv2 and SSL. Python support and a Software Development Kit (SDK) make this versatile Linux-based appliance a good platform for programming.