Lantronix MSS485-T Device Server



MSS485-T External Device Server

  • TCP/IP (Unix), IPX (Novell NetWare), LAT (DEC)
  • RJ45/screw block serial interfaces
  • RJ45(10Base-T) network interface
  • Wide variety of port and network configuration options
  • Management via Telnet, SNMP, DHCP, and EZWebCon, Lantronix's management software
  • Automatic network connection on power up or during restarts
  • Flash ROM for easy software upgrades

The MSS485-T device server enables you to quickly and cost-effectively connect equipment to the Ethernet network via serial ports so it can be accessed and managed remotely.

Part NumberDescription
MSS485-T-01Device server, 1 RJ45/screw terminal (RS-485/RS-422) serial port, 1 DB9 (RS-232) console port, 1 RJ45 (10BASE-T) networking port, diagnostic LEDs, Installation Guide, CD-ROM with EZWebCon software, Com Port Redirector, reference manual, and external 120VAC power supply
MSS485-T-02Same as above with 220VAC power supply

Features & Specifications

Supported ProtocolsTCP/IP (Unix), IPX (Novell NetWare), LAT
Network InterfaceRJ45 (10Base-T)
Serial InterfaceRS-485 selectable RJ45 port/connector block with screw-type terminals, DB9 console (RS-423/RS-232) port for configuration and monitoring
Data RatesSerial speeds up to 115.2 Kbps
Serial Line Formats
Characters7 or 8 data bits
Stop bits1 or 2
Parityodd, even, mark, space, or none
Flow ControlXON/XOFF
Hardware flow control
Modem ControlsRTS, CTS, DSR, DTR
Device SupportSupports any RS-422/RS-485 serial port device requiring network access
ManagementSNMP compatible, supports MIB II
EZWebCon, Lantronix's management software
Telnet and LAT logins
System SoftwareFlash ROM standard: downloadable from EZWebCon, a TCP/IP host (TFTP download), DECNET host (MOP download) or NetWare file server
Diagnostic LEDsGood Link
Unit OK
Serial activity
CompatibilityEthernet version 2/IEEE 802.3
Power Requirements6VDC @ 0.7A maximum
(external AC adapter included)
Operating Temperature5 to 50C (41 to 122F)
Storage Temperature-40 to 66C (-40 to 151F)
Physical Dimensions
9.0 x 6.4 x 2.3 cm (3.5 x 2.5 x 0.9 in)
Shipping Dimensions
11.13 x 11.86 x 18.73 cm (4.375 x 9.0 x 9.375 in)
Weight3.1 lbs (1.4kg)
Agency Approvals