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This documentation is valid for the following products:

  • 4-Port Adapter (Serial) (order no. ZA30040)

The 4-Port Adapter

Basic Information

The 4-port adapter connects up to 4 sensors locally to ARANSEC/CustoSec (usually within or next to the same server rack). Power supply for the sensors is provided by an USB cable and for signal transfer a serial cable (RS232) is used.

Package Contents and Description

4-Port Adapter (serial)

The package contains:

  • one 4-port adapter box
  • one USB cable
  • one serial cable (female/female, 9 pin)
  • a documentation

The adapter box has 4 Rj45 ports on the front side to connect the sensors. The USB-socket (for power supply) and the RS232 socket (for signal transfer) are on the back side.


CustoSec serial adapters do not require any maintenance.

Installation and Implementation

Hardware Installation

  • The 2 cables have to be connected to the sockets on ARANSEC/CustoSec. The USB cable goes into any USB socket, the serial connector has to be connected to COM1. (Important: COM 2 is configured for the GSM module, the sensor adapter would not work, if connected to COM2).
  • Connect at least one sensor of the CustoSec sensor program (i.e. temperature sensors) to the RJ45 Port of the adapter (or up to 4 sensors). Please make sure, the first sensor is connected to Port 1, the next to port 2 and so on.

Configuration of the 4 port adapter

Configuration in ARANSEC/CustoSec is done by configuration of the sensors in the Serial Box - Assistant as described in the documentation of the respective sensor.