Control Network Newsletter

Newsletter Archives

New BASrouterLX Firmware Available

Firmware 1.3.8 is now available for our BASrouterLX users. The updated firmware version provides users with the ability to hide MS/TP devices from being discovered with the Block Full-Range Who-Is Broadcast feature. Users can disable this feature to make the initial discovery and then enable this feature to block future discovery of the connected MS/TP devices. Who-is messages sent directly to a specific MS/TP device will not be blocked to allow proper communications to these devices. This feature can be used to hide the MS/TP devices after they have been discovered and brought into a head-end.

Firmware 1.3.8 also enhances the BASrouterLX's security by requiring users to change the default username/password before other configuration settings on the router can be made. This update allows the BASrouterLX to comply with California state law SB-327.

Additional firmware changes include closing extra ports and the ability to enable/disable FTP and Telnet via the webpage.

The BASrouterLX is a high-performance BACnet router providing stand-alone routing between BACnet networks such as BACnet/IP, BACnet Ethernet (ISO 8802-3), and BACnet MS/TP. Besides its high-speed processor, it has advanced features such as MS/TP Backbone, Backward Routing, Whitelist option for enhanced security, MS/TP slave proxy support (allowing auto-discovery of MS/TP slaves) and MS/TP frame capture and storage for use with Wireshark®. As a BBMD, up to 50 BDT and 147 FDR entries can be supported. The BASrouterLX has two physical communication ports — a 10/100 Mbps BACnet/IP Ethernet port and an optically-isolated EIA-485 port for MS/TP. Router configuration is accomplished via web pages.

To learn more about BASrouterLX, go to the BASrouter LX product page. To download firmware 1.3.8, visit the BASrouterLX Firmware page.

 

Previous Story Next Story


Subscribe

Sign-up to receive our monthly newsletter:


Connect With Us