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Controlling a 110/230V power switch over Ethernet

The remote power switch is connected to a LAN (IP) and controlled from any application. Open a gate or switch on a light (230V/16A relay output) by clicking an icon on your desktop. The relay output can be controlled from Windows or Linux, from the command line or from a GUI.

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Technical description

  • IP relay connects to a 10/100 Mbps Ethernet network.
  • IP relay contains two switching (NO/NC) 230V/16A contacts.
  • The relay (IP relay) is activated or deactivated using the supplied GUI or command-line applications.
  • IP relay communicates using a Telnet-type NVT protocol.
  • The built-in RS-232/485 serial port can be used as a virtual serial port in Windows (e.g. COM17).
  • The built-in serial port can be used to connect, for example, a bar code reader, RFID reader, or LCD.
  • The “IPRC cmd” command-line application can be used in scripts, e.g. in SNMP monitoring (Nagios / Zabbix).
  • For configuration and testing, the Hercules utility can be used