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8-Channel Digital I/O Expansion Box


VK258
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  • An Ethernet-to-digital I/O box ships with 8 channels of digital input / output
  • Supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) or DC power supply
  • Supports Telnet CLI (command-line interface) mode for third-party system integration
  • An expansion solution for connecting more digital I/O devices to ATEN Control System

The VK258 provides Ethernet-to-digital I/O connectivity with 8 channels of digital input/output. It allows users to remotely access digital input / output devices from a PC or any system located anywhere. The complete Telnet CLI commands are fully integrated into users’ commercial and industrial applications.

What’s more, the VK258 serves as a flexible expansion box of the ATEN Control System, enabling users to control more digital I/O devices, such as various sensors, dry contact devices, PCs, and motor-driven devices in environments where more devices need to be centrally controlled. With the advantage of Ethernet-based connection, the expansion box can be easily connected to controllers via LAN connection from a variety of locations across a network.

Accessories:
*The power adapter for this product is sold separately. For more information about this accessory, see Accessories.

Package Contents

  • 1x VK258 8-Channel Digital I/O Expansion Box
  • 1x Rack Mount Kit
  • 9xTerminal Blocks
  • 1x User Instructions
  • An Ethernet-to-digital I/O box ships with 8 channels of digital input / output
  • Supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) or DC power supply
  • WebUI provides VK258 system information, including firmware upgrade
  • Supports Telnet CLI (command-line interface) mode for third-party system integration
  • An expansion solution for connecting more digital I/O devices to ATEN Control System
  • Flexible deployment via Ethernet connection
  • Works with a connected ATEN controller with ID Switch through instant configuration
Interfaces
I/O• 8 x Programmable Digital Input / Output Channel
(8 x 2-Pole Terminal Block Connector)
Digital Input:
– VDC Mode
Input Voltage Range: 0 to 24 VDC
Programmable Range: 1 to 24 VDC
– Dry Contact Mode
Pull-up 2k ohms to +12 VDC
Digital Output:
300 mA sink from 24 VDC
Ethernet• 1 x RJ-45 Female, 10/100Base-T
• Supported Protocol: ARP, ICMP, TCP/IP, DHCP, HTTPS, SSH
• DHCP-enabled. The following default IP settings will be used if no IP is assigned within 30 seconds:
IP: 192.168.0.60
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Switches
Controller ID1 x 16-segment Switch
Expander ID1 x 8-segment Switch
Reset Button1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
USB1 x USB Type A (Firmware upgrade only)
Power ConsumptionDC5V:2.2W:36BTU
POE:2.75W:39BTU
Power
Output12 VDC, 300 mA
Environmental
Operating Temperature0 – 50°C
Storage Temperature–20 – 60°C
Humidity0 - 80% RH, Non-Condensing
Physical Properties
HousingMetal
Weight0.46 kg ( 1.01 lb )
Dimensions (L x W x H)13.00 x 7.58 x 4.20 cm
(5.12 x 2.98 x 1.65 in.)
NoteFor some of rack mount products, please note that the standard physical dimensions of WxDxH are expressed using a LxWxH format.





DescriptionVer.Release DateFile Name
Firmware Upgradev3.6.3552023-10-26 vk258-v3.6.355.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.4.3342023-03-28 vk258_v3.4.334.001.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.4.3332022-12-27 vk258_v3.4.333.001.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.1.3022021-12-02 vk258_v3.1.302.002.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.0.2942021-05-25 vk258_v3.0.294.002.zip
Firmware Upgradev2.8.2712020-11-12 vk258_v2.8.271.001.zip
Firmware Upgradev2.6.2532020-03-02 vk258_v2.6.253.003.zip
ОSDescriptionVer.Release DateFile Name
Firmware Upgrade Tool
Firmware upgrade toolv1.2.1132021-12-21 FirmwareUpgradeTool_Setup_v1.2.113.zip
Firmware upgrade toolv1.1.1062018-01-09 FirmwareUpgradeTool_Setup_v1.1.106.zip
IP Installer & Utility
IP Installerv1.4.1322014-09-23 IPInstaller_v1.4.132.zip
Modules
AMX® Module *v1.02023-03-14 AMX-Module-for-ATEN-Control-System-v1.0.zip
Crestron® Module *v1.02023-03-14 Crestron-Module-for-ATEN-Control-System-v1.0.zip
* The information contained is the property of ATEN International Co. LTD or their respective owners. All rights reserved. AMX is a trademark and a brand name of HARMAN International. Crestron is a trademark of Crestron Electronics, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and regions. Any other brand names or marks are used for compatibility description only and are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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