48V DC Terminal server recommendations

Joe Hamelin joe at nethead.com
Wed Jul 24 15:18:08 UTC 2013

I guess Cyclades is now Avocent, used these at Clearwire.  Can come with
dual 48VDC supplies.  Think of a 48 serial port Linux box.  Has PCM/CIA
slot for modem.  Multiple users can be logged in at the same time.


Joe Hamelin, W7COM, Tulalip, WA, 360-474-7474

On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 7:59 AM, Jeremy Bresley <brez at brezworks.com> wrote:

> Looking for recommendations on a good terminal server to put into a telco
> colocate facility.
> Requirements:
> 8-16 ports for Cisco console access (RJ-45s preferred, DB9s if we have to)
> -48V DC power
> USB/internal modem for OOB access
> NEBS Level 1 (or better) compliance.
> So far I've found Perle has several models that meet 3 out of 4, but none
> that meet all the requirements.  The only OpenGear boxes we're seeing with
> DC power is a little 4 port unit and they don't mention NEBS compliance.
>  Lantronix mentions DC power for their SLC line, but doesn't mention
> anything about NEBS compliance either.
> Anybody have any recommendations for one they've used that meets all 4 of
> those requirements?
> Thanks!
> Jeremy "TheBrez" Bresley
> brez at brezworks.com

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