You mention this serial to USB adapter in the last FAQ, what type of adapter should I buy? In other words, what chipset should this adapter have so I can be sure it will work with the new securityProbe 5E and my older serial modems?

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Many types of these adapters should work. However, we specifically tested two types of these and found that the models that have these two chipsets ?pl-2303? and ?FT232BM? worked, so … Read More

AKCPYou mention this serial to USB adapter in the last FAQ, what type of adapter should I buy? In other words, what chipset should this adapter have so I can be sure it will work with the new securityProbe 5E and my older serial modems?

I see that my new securityProbe 5E is expandable using these four expansion ports on the front of the unit and these new expansion modules? What types of modules are available?

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We offer two types of expansion modules. The first is the E-sensor8 expansion module and it has 8 RJ-45 Intelligent sensor ports just like the ports on the back of … Read More

AKCPI see that my new securityProbe 5E is expandable using these four expansion ports on the front of the unit and these new expansion modules? What types of modules are available?

Can the E-opto16 dry contact expansion modules be configured for inputs and outputs and how much voltage can I apply to these? Does the ?opto? mean opto isolated?

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The E-opto16 dry contact expansion modules can only be used as inputs, just like the extra dry contact inputs on the secuirtyProbe8-X20. Yes, the ?opto? in the product name means … Read More

AKCPCan the E-opto16 dry contact expansion modules be configured for inputs and outputs and how much voltage can I apply to these? Does the ?opto? mean opto isolated?

Can the expansion modules be daisy changed together, if so how many expansion modules can be connected to a single securityProbe 5E?

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Yes, the expansion modules can be daisy chained together using the RJ-45 input and output ports with normal CAT5 Ethernet cable. There really is no limitation to the amount of … Read More

AKCPCan the expansion modules be daisy changed together, if so how many expansion modules can be connected to a single securityProbe 5E?

How far can I extend the expansion modules using the CAT5 cable? Is the total run length from the base units or is it between the expansion modules and what is the data transfer rate?

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The maximum run length of the expansion modules is 1000 feet. This is not the total run length. This is between the base unit and the expansion modules, or from … Read More

AKCPHow far can I extend the expansion modules using the CAT5 cable? Is the total run length from the base units or is it between the expansion modules and what is the data transfer rate?