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DATA CONNECT 2178HEE Long Reach Ethernet Extender[2178HEE]

DATA CONNECT 2178HEE Long Reach Ethernet Extender[2178HEE]

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The Data Connect 2178HEE is a point-to-point Industrial Ethernet Extender designed to operate in harsh environments that efficiently extends 10/100 Ethernet circuits up to 6,232 feet and supports speeds from 1Mbps to 50Mbps using existing crossover pair copper wire. The 2178HEE function sat temperatures ranging from -40°C to 75°C (-40°F to 167°F) and is tested for functional operation @ -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F). The 2178HEEwill allow Ethernet connectivity in existing facilities without pulling extra cable. This is the perfect solution to Ethernet on the factory floor where systems have been upgraded from slower serial communications to Ethernet networking.


  • Technology
    • Standards: IEEE802.3 10Base-T, IEEE802.3u 100Base-TX, IEEE802.3x, Ethernet over VDSL
    • Protocols: Transparent to higher layer protocols
    • Processing Type: Half-duplex back-pressure and IEEE802.3x Full-duplex flow control
  • Power
    • Input: Input Voltage: 12-30VDC
    • Power Consumption: 2.4W Max._ 0.2A@12VDC
  • Mechanical
    • Casing: Aluminum case
    • Dimensions: 50mm (W) x 110mm (D) x 135mm (H); (1.97" (W) x 4.33" (D) x 5.31" (H))
    • Weight: .8kg (1076lbs.)
    • Installation: DIN-Rail, Wall Mounting
  • Interface
    • Ethernet Port: Port: One RJ-45 port, 10/100Base-TX Full/Half-duplex, Auto-Negotiation, Auto-MDI/MDIX
    • Speed: 10/100Mbps
    • Distance: 100meters (328ft.)
    • Cable: 10Base-T: UTP CAT. 3, 4, 5 (2-pair wire) & 100Base-TX: UTP CAT. 5 (2-pair wire)
    • Ethernet Extension Port
    • Port: One RJ-11 Port
    • Speed: 1/3/5/10/15/20/25/30/40/50mbps
    • Distance: 1900meters (6,232ft.)
    • Cable: Telephone line 24 AWG (0.5mm diameter, 1-pair wire) or larger
    • DIP Switch: One DIP switch: Local (CO) or Remote (CPE)
    • LED Indicators: Per Unit: Power Status (Power), 10/100TX: Link/Activity, Full-duplex & Line: Error, Link, Local, Remote
  • Environment
    • Operating Temperature: -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
    • Storage Temperature: -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)
    • Ambient Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)


  • Regulatory Approvals ISO: Manufactured in an ISO9001 facility
  • Safety: UL60950-1, EN60950-1, IEC60950-1EMI: FCC Part 15, Class A EN61000-6-3 EN55022 EN61000-3-2 EN61000-3-3EMS: EN61000-6-2 EN61000-4-2 (ESD Standards)
  • Contact: + / - 4KV; Criteria B Air: + / - 8KV; Criteria B
  • EN61000-4-3 (Radiated RFI Standards) 10V/m, 80 to 1000MHz; 80% AM Criteria A
  • EN61000-4-4 (Burst Standards) Signal Ports: + / - 4KV; Criteria B D.C. Power Ports: + / - 4KV; Criteria B A.C. Power Ports: + / - 4KV; Criteria B
  • EN61000-4-5 (Surge Standards) Signal Ports: + / - 1KV; Line-to-Line; Criteria B D.C. Power Ports: + / - 0.5KV; Line-to-earth; Criteria B A.C. Power Ports: + / - 2KV; Line-to-earth; Criteria B
  • EN61000-4-6 (Induced RFI Standards)
  • Signal Ports: 10Vrms @ 0.15~80MHz; 80% AM Criteria A
  • D.C. Power Ports: 10Vrms @ 0.15~80MHz; 80% AM Criteria A
  • A.C. Power Ports: 10Vrms @ 0.15~80MHz; 80% AM Criteria A EN6100030A/m @ 50, 60Hz; Criteria A
  • EN61000-4-11 (Voltage Dip Standards)
  • A.C. Power Ports: 30% Reduction for 0.5 period; Criteria B
  • Environmental Test Compliance:
  • IEC60068-2-6 Fc (Vibration Resistance) 5g @ 10~150KHz, Amplitude 0.35mm (Operation/Storage/Transport)
  • IEC60068-2-27 Ea (Shock) 25g @ 11ms (Half-Sine Shock Pulse; Operation) 50g @ 11ms (Half-Sine Shock Pulse; Storage/Transport)
  • IEC60068-2-32 Ed (Free Fall) 1M (3.281ft)



  • Complies with NEMA TS1 & TS2 Environmental requirements for Traffic control equipment
  • Complies with IEC61000-6-2 EMC Generic standard immunity for Industrial environment
  • Operates transparent to higher layer protocols such as TCP/IP Support DIP switch to select Local or Remote side
  • Redundant power inputs with Terminal Block and DC Jack
  • Ten speeds with speed indicator LEDs on top of unit
  • Ethernet Port: 10/100Mbps-Full/Half-duplex, Auto-Negotiation, Auto-MDI/MDIX
  • Ethernet Extender(RJ-11 and Terminal Block) Port
  • Hardened aluminum case
  • Supports DIN-Rail or Panel Mounting installation


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