Serial Converters and Serial Device Servers

Red Lion offers various converters to make your job easier. Choose from simple serial converters to drag-and-drop configurable Ethernet gateways for Red Lion panel meters.

ESERV Serial Converters

Red Lion’s N-Tron® series ESERV industrial Ethernet serial servers allow serial devices to be monitored and controlled from a PC or anywhere that utilizes an Ethernet network. The intelligent ESERV Ethernet serial servers use heartbeat technology to maintain an always available communication pathway to serial devices. Modbus models are also available. Learn more.


SER Serial Converters

Red Lion’s N-Tron series SER industrial serial converters and repeaters are designed for rugged industrial environments.  SER serial converters and serial repeaters are UL approved for use in Class I, Div 2 hazardous locations and offer RS-232/485 to fiber converters for point-to-point or multi-drop configurations.
Learn more.


ICM Serial Converters

Red Lion's ICM4/5 serial converters provide the capability of connecting equipment with RS-485 serial communications to equipment with RS-232 communications. The ICM4/5 features user-selectable full or half duplex operation for ease of deployment. This serial converter module converts physical media types, but does not convert data formats. The ICM5 can be configured for DTE or DCE operation, allowing the use of modem or null-modem cables. The ICM8 is designed as an Ethernet gateway offering conversion of multiple protocol conversion for Red Lion panel meters. With two serial ports (one RS-232 and one RS-485) and a 10/100Base-T(X) Ethernet Port, the unit performs protocol conversion, allowing Red Lion panel meters to communicate seamlessly to the Ethernet network.
Learn more.