Features and Benefits Moxa UC-8100 Wireless Computer Product Review

  • Cirrus Logic EP9315 ARM9 CPU, 200 MHz
  • 128 MB RAM on-board, 32 MB flash disk
  • VGA interface for field site monitoring
  • 2 KV digitally isolated RS-232/422/485 serial ports
  • Dual 10/100 Mbps Ethernet for network redundancy
  • Dual 2 KV digitally isolated CAN ports with CANopen protocol support
  • 8+8 DI/DO with 3 KV optical isolation protection
  • 12 to 48 VDC redundant power input design
  • Supports CompactFlash and USB 2.0 hosts
  • Ready-to-run Linux or WinCE 6.0 platform
  • -40 to 75°C wide temperature models available

Overview

The IA261-I/262-I embedded computers come with 2 (IA262-I) or 4 (IA261) RS-232/422/485 serial ports, dual CANbus ports (IA262-I only), dual Ethernet ports, 8 digital input channels, 8 digital output channels, VGA output, 2 USB hosts, and a CompactFlash socket. The computers are housed in a compact, IP40 protected, industrialstrength aluminum case.

The IA261-I/262-I computers use the Cirrus Logic EP9315 ARM9, 32-bit, 200 MHz RISC CPU. This powerful computing engine supports several useful communication functions, but will not generate too much heat. The built-in 32 MB NOR Flash ROM and 128 MB SDRAM provide enough memory to run your application software directly on the IA261-I/262-I.

With its built-in VGA output interface, the IA261-I/262-I are suitable for use with SCADA systems in industrial applications, such as manufacturing automation, production line process monitoring, and mining automation, that require VGA and HMI features.

The IA261-I/262-I computers support RS-232/422/485, CANbus, digital I/O, come with 2 KV isolation protection, and have dual LAN ports, making them ideal as communication platforms for industrial applications that require network redundancy. In addition to the standard models, wide temperature (-40 to 75°C) models are available for use in harsh industrial automation environments.

The IA260 embedded computers come pre-installed with either the open standard Linux OS, or the more common WinCE OS. Software written for a desktop PC can be easily ported to the IA260 platform by using a common compiler, without needing to modify the code, and the software you develop for your own applications can be stored in the IA260’s flash memory

Hardware Specifications
• Computer
CPUCirrus EP9315 ARM9 CPU, 200 MHz
OS (pre-installed)Windows CE 6.0 or Linux
DRAM128 MB onboard
Flash32 MB onboard
USBUSB hosts x 2, compliant with USB 2.0 (OHCI) type A connectors
• Storage
Storage ExpansionCompactFlash slot
• Display
Graphics ControllerEP9315 internal graphics accelerator engine with TTL graphical signal support
Display MemoryDynamic video memory (shares system memory)
Display InterfaceCRT interface for VGA output, DB15 female connector
Resolution1024 x 768, 8 bits
• Ethernet Interface
LAN2 auto-sensing 10/100 Mbps ports (RJ45)
Magnetic Isolation Protection1.5 kV built-in
• Serial Interface
Serial Standards2 or 4 RS-232/422/485 ports, software-selectable (DB9 male)
ESD Protection4 kV for all signals
Isolation2 kV digital isolation
Console PortRS-232 (TxD, RxD, GND), 4-pin header output (115200, n, 8, 1)
• Serial Communication Parameters
Data Bits5, 6, 7, 8
Stop Bits1, 1.5, 2
ParityNone, Even, Odd, Space, Mark
Flow ControlRTS/CTS, XON/XOFF, ADDC® (automatic data direction control) for RS-485
Baudrate50 bps to 921.6 kbps (supports non-standard baudrates; see user’s manual for details)
• Serial Signals
RS-232TxD, RxD, DTR, DSR, RTS, CTS, DCD, GND
RS-422TxD+, TxD-, RxD+, RxD-, GND
RS-485-4wTxD+, TxD-, RxD+, RxD-, GND
RS-485-2wData+, Data-, GND
• Digital Input
Input Channels8, source type
Input Voltage0 to 30 VDC
Digital Input Levels for Dry Contacts• Logic level 0: Close to GND
• Logic level 1: Open
Digital Input Levels for Wet Contacts• Logic level 0: +3 V max.
• Logic level 1: +10 V to +30 V (COM to DI)
Connector Type10-pin screw terminal block (8 points, COM, GND)
Isolation3 kV optical isolation
• Digital Output
Output Channels8, sink type
Output CurrentMax. 200 mA per channel
On-state Voltage24 VDC nominal, open collector to 30 V
Connector Type9-pin screw terminal block (8 points, GND)
Isolation3 kV optical isolation
• CANbus Communication (IA262 models only)
InterfaceDual optically isolated CAN2.0A/2.0B compliant ports
CAN ControllerPhillips SJA1000T
SignalsCAN-H, CAN-L
Isolation2 kV digital isolation
Speed10 kbps to 1 Mbps
Connector TypeDB9 male
• LEDs
SystemPower, Ready, Storage
LAN10M/Link x 2, 100M/Link x 2 (on connector)
SerialTxD x 4, RxD x 4
IA261-I: P1 to P4 for serial ports
IA262-I: P1 to P2 for serial ports, P3 to P4 for CAN ports
• Switches and Buttons
Reset ButtonSupports “Reset to Factory Default”
• Physical Characteristics
HousingAluminum, industrial vertical form factor
Weight950 g
Dimensions60 x 115 x 152 mm (2.36 x 4.53 x 5.98 in)
MountingDIN rail, wall
• Environmental Limits
Operating TemperatureStandard Models: -10 to 60°C (14 to 140°F)
Wide Temp. Models: -40 to 75°C (-40 to 167°F)
Storage TemperatureStandard Models: -20 to 80°C (-4 to 176°F)
Wide Temp. Models: -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F)
Ambient Relative Humidity5 to 95% (non-condensing)
Anti-vibration5 g rms @ IEC-68-2-34, random wave, 5-500 Hz, 1 hr per axis
Anti-shock50 g @ IEC-68-2-27, half sine wave, 11 ms
• Power Requirements
Input VoltageRedundant power input design
PWR1: 12 to 48 VDC (3-pin terminal block)
PWR2: 12 to 48 VDC (power jack with thread)
Power ConsumptionWith no load on USB ports: 5.8 W
• 240 mA @ 24 VDC
• 480 mA @ 12 VDC
With full load on USB ports: 11 W
• 450 mA @ 24 VDC
• 900 mA @ 12 VDC
• Standards and Certifications
SafetyUL 60950-1, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03, EN 60950-1
EMCEN 61000-6-4, EN 61000-3-2 Class D, EN 61000-3-3, EN 61000-6-2, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class A
Green ProductRoHS, CRoHS, WEEE
• Reliability
Alert ToolsBuilt-in buzzer and RTC (real-time clock)
Automatic Reboot TriggerBuilt-in WDT (watchdog timer)
MTBF (mean time between failures)IA261-I: 118,752 hrs
IA261-I: 131,832 hrs
• Warranty
Warranty Period5 years
DetailsSee www.moxa.com/warranty
NoteThese hardware specifications describe the embedded computer unit itself, but not its official accessories. In particular, the wide temperature specification does not apply to accessories such as power adapters and cables.
• Software Specifications
• Linux
OSLinux 2.6.23
File SystemJFFS2, NFS, Ext2, Ext3
Internet Protocol SuiteTCP, UDP, IPv4, SNMPv1, ICMP, ARP, HTTP, CHAP, PAP, DHCP, NTP, NFS, SMTP, Telnet, FTP, TFTP, PPP, PPPoE
Internet SecurityOpenVPN, iptables firewall
Web Server (Apache)Allows you to create and manage web sites
Terminal Server (SSH)Provides secure encrypted communications between two un-trusted hosts over an insecure network
Dial-up NetworkingPPP Daemon for Linux that allows Unix machines to connect to the Internet through dialup lines, using the PPP protocol, as a PPP server or client. Works with ‘chat’, ‘dip’, and ‘diald’, among (many) others. Supports IP, TCP, UDP, and (for Linux) IPX (Novell).
WatchdogFeatures a hardware function to trigger system reset in a user specified time interval (Moxa API provided)
Application Development Software• Moxa API Library (Watchdog timer, Moxa serial I/O control, Moxa DI/DO API)
• GNU C/C++ cross-compiler
• GNU C library
• GDB source-level debugging server
Software ProtectionEncryption tool for user executable files (based on patented Moxa technology)
• Windows Embedded CE 6.0
OSWindows Embedded CE 6.0
File SystemFAT (for on-board flash)
Internet Protocol SuiteTCP, UDP, IPv4, SNMPv2, ICMP, IGMP, ARP, HTTP, CHAP, PAP, SSL, DHCP, SNTP, SMTP, Telnet, FTP, PPP
Web Server (WinCE IIS)Supports ASP, ISAPI Secure Socket Layer (SSL 2/3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS/SSL 3.1) public key-based protocols, and Web Administration ISAPI Extensions
Dial-up NetworkingSupports RAS client API and PPP, Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP), and RAS scripting
File ServerEnables remote clients to access files and other resources over the network
WatchdogFeatures a hardware function to trigger system reset in a user specified time interval. (Moxa API provided)
Application Development Software• Moxa WinCE 6.0 SDK
• Moxa API Library
• C Libraries and Run-times
• Component Services (COM and DCOM)
• Microsoft® .NET Compact Framework 2.0
• XML, including DOM, XQL, XPATH, XSLT, SAX, SAX2
• SOAP Toolkit Client
• Winsock 2.2

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Available Models

Model No.Description
IA261-I-CERISC-based embedded computer with 4 serial ports, DIO, dual LANs, VGA, Compact-Flash, USB, Win CE 6.0 OS(Operating Temperature: -10 to 60°C)
IA261-I-LXRISC-based embedded computer with 4 serial ports, DIO, dual LANs, VGA, CompactFlash, USB, Linux OS, -10 to 60°C operating temperature
IA261-I-T-CERISC-based embedded computer with 4 serial ports, DIO, dual LANs, VGA, Compact-Flash, USB, Win CE 6.0 OS(Operating Temperature: -40 to 75°C)
IA261-I-T-LXRISC-based embedded computer with 4 serial ports, DIO, dual LANs, VGA, CompactFlash, USB, Linux OS, -40 to 75°C operating temperature
IA262-I-CERISC-based embedded computer with 2 serial ports, DIO, dual LANs, VGA, CANbus, CompactFlash, USB, Win CE 6.0 OS(Operating Temperature: -10 to 60°C)
IA262-I-LXRISC-based embedded computer with 2 serial ports, DIO, dual LANs, VGA, CANbus, CompactFlash, USB, Linux OS, -10 to 60°C operating temperature
IA262-I-T-CERISC-based embedded computer with 2 serial ports, DIO, dual LANs, VGA, CANbus, CompactFlash, USB, Win CE 6.0 OS(Operating Temperature: -40 to 75°C)
IA262-I-T-LXRISC-based embedded computer with 2 serial ports, DIO, dual LANs, VGA, CANbus, CompactFlash, USB, Linux OS, -40 to 75°C operating temperature

Optional Accessories

 RCore Software

Model No.Description
Mass Configuration ToolA time-saving tool that helps users simultaneously deploy many tasks to Moxa’s embedded computers (available free)

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