2.2. Back Panel
ÀNetwork Port: An RJ45 Ethernet port for connection to
your TCP/IP network. To communicate via Network,
please access the CMS as described in Section 5.1.
Note: The CMS-32 features a 10BaseT Interface. When
connecting the unit to a 100BaseT interface, note that most
router switches will autosense to determine if the device is
100BaseT or 10BaseT, and then configure the network
interface accordingly. If your router switch does not
autosense, then the network interface port must be
manually set to 10BaseT.
ÁPower Components: Power Cable Receptacle and On/Off
Switch. Note that DC units include a Terminal Block
Assembly in place of the Power Cable Receptacle.
ÂOption Switches: A bank of DIP switches, which set the
default baud rate, handshake, message type, and duplex
mode. Switch functions are described in Section 4.2.
ÃRS232 PORTS: For connection to console ports on target
devices. Standard DB9 connectors configured as DTE
ports. The RS232 ports are similar to a serial port on a PC.
When connecting a modem, use a standard serial cable.
When connecting a PC or other DTE device use a null
·Ports 1 and 2 are System Setup Ports. Note that
Supervisor Level command access cannot be disabled at
·Ports 1 and 2 can either be connected to a PC or modem.
Connection to a modem allows control by a remote PC.
CMS-32 Console Management Switch; User's Guide
Figure 2.2: Instrument Back Panel (AC Unit Shown)