Kramer Electronics FC-5 Protocol Translator and Controller

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About Kramer Electronics FC-5

The FC-5 Protocol Translator & Controller from Kramer Electronics is designed to make an RS-232 controlled machine compatible with other RS-232 based products. This unit will work with both Kramer Electronics and non-Kramer Electronics products. By default it is configured with two translation drivers, Kramer Electronics Protocol 2000 and Sierra Video Systems protocol to Kramer Electronics Protocol 2000. This solution is well suited for using contact closure switches to manage screens, projectors, lights, security gates and other similar RS-232 equipment. Multiple control connections can be used with this unit, including (2) RS-232 COM ports, (11) remote contact closure pins and (2) relay connections.

The included PC-based software program allows you to build translation tables and to define associations between codes for the COM ports, relays and contact closures. It can operate between four translation tables, which are selected via dip switches and each translation table can include up to 256 translation commands. This device belongs to the Kramer Electronics TOOLS family of products and up to (3) of these units can be mounted side by side in 1U of a 19" standard equipment rack.

Kramer Electronics FC-5 Features

  • RS-232 Translation: This unit allows you to use contact closure switches to manage RS-232 equipment
  • Software: It includes PC-based software that allows you to perform advanced configuration and management of translations
  • Standalone or Rackmount: This unit is equally well suited for rackmount or standalone use

Kramer Electronics FC-5 Specifications

RS-232 9-pin D-sub connectors (COM1, COM2 and CONFIG); contact closure remote control PINS on terminal block connectors; 2 x 3-pole RELAY on terminal block connectors (36V AC or DC, 2A, 60V AC maximum on non-inductive load)
Power Source
12V DC, 60mA
Dimensions (H x W x D)
1.08 x 4.7 x 2.8" (2.76 x 12 x 7.15cm)
0.67 lbs (0.3kg)
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