GC Enhanced xPico™ - Serial to Ethernet Embedded Device Server

$27.28

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SKU: GC-XPICO-ENH

MPN: GC-XPICO-ENH

Manufacturer: Grid Connect Inc.

Stock Status: In stock

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Product Information

Product Description

Released in November 2018, the new version of the GC Enhanced xPico provides the following new features:

  • Multiple TCP connections (up to 4) or a mixture of TCP and UDP access to the serial port
  • Serial Multiplexer (Mux) protocol support (adopted from the xPico-Wifi) allows the host processor to manage and transfer data on multiple connections
  • Web API for web to serial port access from HTML and java script (adopted from the xPico-Wifi)
  • Additional DNS support to address the remote host with a domain name or fixed IP address
  • Email authentication with password support

 

Building on the strengths of the xPico - Serial to Ethernet EDS the Grid Connect Enhanced firmware version adds configuration flexibility and powerful email triggers to a networked serial device design. The GC Enhanced firmware xPico supports multiple TCP connections, DNS addressing, and allows for mixed TCP and UDP access to the serial port. Add strong and secure remote notification capabilities with the new email serial trigger capabilities.

The GC Enhanced xPico module is a small and cost effective solution for adding networking to any device with a serial interface. Powered by a DSTini-EX enhanced 16-bit x86 class processor, this enhanced xPico is a compact chip-sized solution (24mm x 16.5mm) offering a complete device server application with

  • full IP stack,
  • 256-bit AES encryption,
  • web server, and
  • remote access.

 

The GC Enhanced xPico module attaches to a device via a 40-pin board-to-board SMT connector and includes 8 software selectable programmable I/O pins. The module is designed to support one serial port with data rates up to 921 Kbps. Additionally, an extended temperature range of -40° to + 85°C makes the GC Enhanced xPico ideal for a wide range of environmental applications. With virtually no need to write additional software, this module can reduce development costs and shorten time to market while adding robust networking capabilities to a serial device.

 

Support:


The knowledgeable and experienced engineers at Grid Connect provide complete technical support for the Lantronix xPico family of embedded devices. We specialize in customizing xPico and offer phone support and on-line chat support during regular business hours.

Features

New features provided by the GC Enhanced xPico:

  • Economical Chip-sized Networked Embedded Device Server
  • Complete Device Server Application with full IP Stack and Web Server
  • Multiple TCP Connections (max. 4, connection 3 and 4 passive TCP only)
  • Mixed TCP and UDP access to the serial port
  • DNS Addressing for Remote Host
  • Remote Notification with Email Serial Trigger Capabilities and Authentication
  • Supports (1) Serial Channel with Data Rates up to 921 Kbps
  • DSTni-EX Enhanced 16-bit x86 class processor with 512KB Flash and 256KB SRAM
  • Secure 256-bit AES Encryption
  • 8 Digital General Purpose I/O (GPIO) pins
  • Extended Temperature Range: -40° to + 85° C
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty

Documents and Drivers

Documentation

GC Enhanced xPico Firmware Documentation View (PDF)

Downloads

Current DeviceInstaller Lantronix (Website)
Current DeviceInstaller Lantronix (Website)

Specifications

CERTIFICATIONS

RoHS

CHARACTERS T

7 or 8 data bits

CONNECTOR(S)

40-pin Board-to-Board SMT Connector

CONTROL SIGNALS

DTR/DCD, RTS/CTS

CPU

Based on the DSTni-EX Enhanced 16-bit, 48MHz or 88MHz x86 Architecture

DATA RATE

300 bps to to 921,600 Kbps

DIMENSIONS

24mm (L) x 16.25mm (W)

FLOW CONTROL

XON/XOFF, CTS/RTS

INCLUDED SOFTWARE

  • GC Enhanced Firmware Version
  • MS Windows based DeviceInstaller™
  • MS Windows based Com Port Redirector
  • INTERFACE(S)

    Serial: CMOS (Asynchronous, 5V tolerant)

    INTERNAL WEB SERVER

    Storage Capacity: 384KB for Web Pages

    MANAGEMENT

    SNMP, Telnet, Serial, Internal Web Server, and Microsoft Windows based utility for web configuration

    MEMORY

    512 KB Flash, 256 KB SRAM

    MPN

    GC-XPICO-ENH

    PARITY

    odd, even, none

    PRODUCT WEIGHT

    2.5 g

    PROGRAMMABLE IO

    8 PIO Pins (software selectable)

    PROTOCOLS

    ARP, UDP/IP, TCP/IP, ICMP, SNMP, DHCP, Auto IP, DNS, HTTP, TFTP, Telnet

    SECURITY/PROTECTION

    256-bit AES Encryption

    STOP BITS

    1 or 2

    TEMPERATURE RANGE

  • Operation Environment: -40ºC to 85ºC (-40º to 185ºF)
  • Storage Environment: -40ºC to 85ºC (-40º to 185ºF)
  • VOLTAGE

    3.3 Vdc input voltage

    WARRANTY

    5 year limited

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