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TC8610

4 Channel Serial-over-T1/E1 Multiplexer

TC8610

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The TC8610 is a 4 Channel Serial-over-T1/E1 multiplexer with built-in power redundancy. It supports data rates up to 38.4 Kbps.*

Product version may differ from current manual. For assistance or proper manual version please contact Technical Support.


Features

  • 4ch RS-232 or 4ch RS-422/RS-485
  • 2 or 4-Wire RS-485
  • ESF Framing Support for T1
  • PCM31C Framing Support for E1
  • Very Low Latency - 600µs
  • Diagnostic Feature CSU Loop Up/Down Code Supported
  • Individually Isolated Ground for each Serial Port
  • Supports 120Ω & 75Ω E1
  • Built-in Power Redundancy
  • Rack Mount or Stand Alone

Applications

The TC8610 offers an inexpensive, plug and play method for connecting up to four serial devices over existing T1/E1 links. Popular applications include:

  • Transporting asynchronous RS232/RS422
  • Transporting SCADA communications
  • Protocol-transparent
  • Supports SEL Mirrored Bits®**
  • Connecting two Power Utility teleprotection relays

The TC8610 can also convert the RS-232 Async to RS-422/RS-485 signals running from the local side to the remote side or vice-versa.

**NOTE - Mirrored Bits® is a registered trademark of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc.
TC8610 - Serial-over-T1/E1 Multiplexer
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Specifications

Serial
  1. StandardRS-232/RS-422/RS-485
  2. Ports4
  3. Data Rate
  4. RS-232 Async w/ ControlUp to 64 Kbps
  5. RS-422 AsyncUp to 64 Kbps
  6. RS-485 2 or 4-WireUp to 4.8 Kbps, 9.6Kbps, 19.2Kbps, 38.4Kbps
T1/E1
  1. T1
  2. Receiver Sensitivity0dB to -36dB
  3. Line CodeAMI / B8ZS
  4. FramingESF
  5. E1
  6. Receiver Sensitivity0dB to -43dB
  7. Line CodeAMI / HDB3
  8. FramingPCM31C
Visual Indicators
  1. Channel Status (each ch.)Tx, Rx
  2. SystemPWR A, PWR B, Vcc, ALM, RMT
  3. T1/E1BPV, LOS, SYNC, AMIm RAI, AIS, CRC
System
  1. Bit Error Rate1 in 109 or better
Electrical
  1. ConnectorRJ11F
  2. Interface (standard)RS-232
  3. Interface (optional)RS-232, RS-422 2 or 4-wire RS-485

Alarm
  1. Dry ContactNormal Open/Closed
Power
  1. Standard12VDC @300mA
  2. Optional24VDC, -48VDC, 125VDC, or 115/230VAC w/ power cube
Temperature
  1. Operating-10°C to 50°C
  2. Hi-Temp (optional)-20°C to 70°C
  3. Extreme (optional)-40°C to 80°C
  4. Storage-40°C to 90°C
  5. Humidity95% non-condensing
Physical (Standalone Unit)
  1. Height(3.53cm) 1.40"
  2. Width(18.14cm) 7.20"
  3. Depth(24.89cm) 9.80"
  4. Weight(907g) 2.0lbs
*Contact factory for higher requirements/availability

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