Brainboxes Ethernet to 16 Digital Inputs

Brainboxes ED-516

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Model ED-516

UPC Code: 837324003185

Provantage Code:  BRBX069

Condition:  Factory New

  • Product Type: Ethernet To Digital IO Module
  • Product Model: ED-516
  • Limited Warranty: Lifetime
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • TAA Compliant: Yes

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Brainboxes ED-516 Specifications

    Ethernet to 16 Digital Inputs

At a Glance

    • 16 Digital Inputs and a RS485 Gateway Port
    • Monitor any input from TTL to high voltage high current industrial devices
    • Factory floor process control and automation, Integrated DIN rail mount
    • Supports simple ASCII or industry standard Modbus TCP
    • -30°C to +80°C Temperature range
    • Software APIs for Visual Basic, C# and more


    Ethernet to DIO device: 16 non-isolated digital input channels. Outputs each group of 4 lines has its own common rail. Powerful ARM 80 MHz, 32 Bit CPU.

    The device can be controlled over TCP/IP using the Modbus TCP protocol or simple ASCII commands. Additionally Brainboxes supply a suite of APIs and sample code to communicate with the device using Microsoft .NET framework Visual Basic, C#, C++, Java, Javascript, PHP and more. The device and be configured and secured from a web browser. The device can be installed as a COM Port on a Windows PC to give complete backwards compatibility essential for legacy applications.

    Offers robust and intelligent 'control side' devices that provide the interface to systems on the 24V factory floor environment, commonly referred to as 'process side'.

    The ED product range is designed for harsh environments. The digital output port line are implemented as protected output circuits, providing current overload and short circuit protection, voltage surge, overload and open circuit protection and over temperature protection to allow the widest possible usage and range of devices.

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    IO Channels

    • IO Protocols Modbus TCP or DCON ASCII (over TCP or Virtual COM port)
    • Description 16 Digital Inputs
    • Digital Inputs 16
    • Digital Outputs 0
    • Analog Inputs 0
    • Analog Outputs 0

    Digital IO

    • Input Logic Level 0 -30.0V to +1.0V
    • Input Logic Level 1 +2.0V to +30V
    • Input Latches Triggered by user programmable positive or negative edges, stays true until acknowledged
    • Input Counter User progammable- counts positive or negative transitions up to 200Hz
    • Digital Output Type N/A
    • Maximum Output Load Voltage N/A
    • Maximum Output Current Sink 0.85A per channel, Max 6.8A per device

    Serial Port

    • Serial Gateway RS485 NuDam/ADAM compatible expansion port


    • Number of Ports 1
    • Network Port Type RJ45 Jack 10/100 MHz Autosensing, Cross Over Autosensing (MDIX)
    • Network Protocols ICMP, IP, TCP, DHCP, HTTP
    • Protection 1500V Magnetic Isolation between ports and network


    • Power Input 5V - 30V DC Redundant DC Dual Power Inputs, reverse polarity protected
    • Power Supply 1 Description Global Power Supply - PW-600
    • Power Supply 2 Description Power supply PW-650
    • Max Input 35 Volts


    • Operating Temperature Range -30 °C to +80 °C / -22 °F to +176 °F
    • Industrial Standard Yes
    • Storage Temperature -40 °C to +85 °C / -40 °F to +185 °F
    • Galvanic Isolation No

    Operating Systems

    • Microsoft Windows 10
    • Microsoft Windows 8 32 bit & 64 bit Editions
    • Microsoft Windows 7 32 bit & 64 bit Editions
    • Windows Server 2008 32 bit & 64 bit Editions
    • Windows Vista 32 bit & 64 bit Editions
    • Windows XP 32 bit & 64 bit Editions

Package Contents

    Right View

    • Ethernet to 16 Digital Inputs + RS485 Gateway
    • Installation CD (with Manual, Microsoft Signed Drivers & Utilities)
    • Quick Start Guide


Product NameEthernet to 16 Digital Inputs
Product TypeEthernet To Digital IO Module
Environmentally FriendlyYes
Country of OriginUnited Kingdom
Product ModelED-516
Limited WarrantyLifetime
Supplies/Accessories for Brainboxes ED-516

Brainboxes USB to 5 Pin Terminal Block Power Adapter

Mfg Part# PW-650

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