DataConnect 2178EE Industrial 10/100BASE-TX Ethernet Extender-0

DataConnect 2178EE Industrial 10/100BASE-TX Ethernet Extender


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DataConnect 2178EE Industrial 10/100BASE-TX Ethernet Extender


  • Transmission Speed LED Indication
  • – Supports ten speed LED indicators
  • Industrial Operating Temperature Range
  • – From -10°C to 60°C, wide operating temperature is suitable for outdoor cabinet installation
  • Optional Chassis System
  • – Supports wall mounting or EtherWAN’s EMC1600 chassis system for easy group installation with power redundancy



The 2178EE Series Ethernet Extender enables the extension of Ethernet connectivity over existing copper pair allowing legacy infrastructure to be leveraged for IP networks and extending the Ethernet distance limitations of 100 meters.

Upgrading an existing legacy control or surveillance system to a new IP-based system is a complicated task, especially when existing cable infrastructure is old copper or twisted pair cable. 2178EE Series provides Ethernet connection and extension over these existing copper wire cables minimizing the expense of pulling new cable infrastructure.

The 2178EE Series is built with industrial grade specifications, providing wide temperature operation range from -20°C to 60°C to overcome industrial environments. Incorporating VDSL technology, the 2178EE’s RJ11 and terminal block extender ports provide long distance transmission with 50Mbps rate at 300 meters, or 1Mbps at 1900 meters; 10 speed LED indicators in the front panel provide easy lookup for the connection speed.






Application Diagram




DataConnect 2178EE Features 


• IEEE802.3 10BASE-T
• IEEE802.3u 100BASE-TX
• IEEE802.3x full duplex and flow control


• Half-duplex back-pressure and IEEE802.3x Full-duplex flow control
• Auto Negotiation

Input Voltage

• 12VDC (DC Jack)

Power Consumption

• 2.4W Max. 0.2A @ 12VDC


• Over current protection
• Reverse polarity protectio


• Aluminum case


• 80.3mm (W) x 109.2mm (D) x 23.8mm (H)
(3.16″ (W) x 4.30″ (D) x 0.94″ (H))


• 150g (0.331lb)


• DIN-Rail (Top hat type 35mm), Panel or Wall mounting
• Installs with EMC1600 Chassis

Ethernet Port
• Port: One RJ-45 port
• Speed: 10/100Mbps
• Distance: 100 meters (328ft.)
• Cable:
10BASE-T: UTP CAT. 3, 4, 5 (2-pair wire)
100BASE-TX: UTP CAT. 5 (4-pair wire)

Ethernet Extender Port

• Port: One RJ-11 port
• Speed: 1/3/5/10/15/20/25/30/40/50Mbps
• Distance: 1900 meters (6,232ft.)
• Cable: Telephone wire 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
• Per 10/100TX Port: Link/Activity, Full-duplex
• Line: Error, Link, Local, Remote

Speed / Distance Reference

Please see the spec. at data sheet.

Operating Temperature
• -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Tested @ -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)

Storage Temperature
• -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)

Ambient Relative Humidity
• 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

• Manufactured in an ISO9001 facility




FCC Part 15B, Class A


• EN61000-4-2 (ESD Standards)
• EN61000-4-3 (Radiated RFI Standards)
• EN61000-4-4 (Burst Standards)
• EN61000-4-5 (Surge Standards)
• EN61000-4-6 (Induced RFI Standards)
• EN61000-4-8 (Magnetic Field Standards)

Environmental Test Compliance

IEC60068-2-6 Fc (Vibration Resistance)
IEC60068-2-27 Ea (Shock)
FED STD 101C Method 5007.1 (Free fall w/ package)

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 5 × 5 × 5 in