Key Features

  • Provides unprecedented connectivity with built-in drivers for industry-standard protocols including LonWorks® free topology, power line, and IP-852, as well as available support for BACnet, Modbus RTU, Modbus IP, M-Bus, digital I/O, pulse count, and SOAP/XML Web services interfaces. The BACnet driver is available from Additional interfaces can be developed with custom driver support.
  • Manages up to 300 devices as a standalone network manager-or joins OpenLNS and LNS®-managed networks using seamless integration with the Echelon OpenLNS Server and LNS Server
  • Supports automatic device discovery, configuration, and commissioning.
  • Provides an open platform for both local monitoring and control as well as integration with enterprise applications for energy management of commercial buildings, branch offices, street lights, solar arrays, and others.
  • Supports customization with support for custom apps such as energy optimization, data analysis, and room and lighting control apps.
  • Includes built-in Web-user and Web-services interfaces for scheduling, alarming, data logging, meter reading, and custom applications.
  • Supports development of custom Web pages with the included i.LON® Vision tool.

Tech Specs

PC Requirements
  • Minimum Requirements for the SmartServer
    • Pentium III @ 1.3GHz, 768MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, 100MB of free disk space.
  • Minimum Requirements for Echelon Enterprise Services
    • Pentium IV @ 1.5GHz, 1GB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, 270MB of free disk space.
  • Minimum Requirements for the SmartServer Programming Tools
    • Pentium IV @ 1.5GHz, 1GB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, 250MB of free disk space.
Operating Systems

Windows 7 (64-bit* and 32-bit versions), Windows Vista (32-bit version), or Windows XP; *Note: the SmartServer products can be configured, monitored, and controlled via Internet Explorer and Firefox on the supported 64-bit and 32-bit versions and of Windows, and can be accessed as a remote network interface for LNS applications and the LonMaker Turbo Integration Tool running on both 64-bit and 32-bit Windows; the Echelon Enterprise Services (EES) software can only be installed and used on 32-bit versions of Windows.

SmartServer Hardware
  • Processor: MIPS32™, 264MHz.
  • Memory: 64MB flash memory; 64MB RAM (FT versions) or 128MB RAM (PL versions).
  • Channel Type: TP/FT-10 free topology twisted pair (FT versions); PL-20N or PL-20C power line (PL versions).
  • LonWorks Network Connector: Screw terminals.
  • Operating Input Voltage: 100 - 240VAC (-6%/+10%), 50/60Hz. 
  • Power Consumption: <15 watts. 
  • Controls: Service button, Reset button.
  • Indicators: Power On/Wink; Ethernet link, Ethernet activity, 10/100 Mbps; LONWORKS Service, BIU (PL only), PKD (PL only), Tx, Rx; 2 digital inputs; 2 relay outputs; 2 metering inputs; Remote Network Interface connection status.
  • Ethernet Port: 10/100BaseT, auto-selecting, auto polarity.
  • Ethernet Connector: RJ-45, 8 conductor.
  • Serial Ports: 1 isolated RS-485 port; 1 EIA-232 port.
  • Serial Connectors: Screw terminals.
  • Modem: Optional V.90 internal analog modem (FT version only).
  • Modem Connector: RJ-11, 6 conductor.
  • Supported External Modems: Cinterion MC75, Cinterion MC63i, ETM9300 1 3G, Janus Terminus GSM864Q, Multitech MTCBA-G-F1, Siemens 35 to 45 Series, Siemens MC55 3G, Siemens MC75 EDGE.
  • Console Port: EIA-232.
  • Console Connector: DB-9.
  • Digital Inputs: 2 optically isolated dry contact inputs, 30V AC/DC.
  • Digital Input Connector: Screw terminals.
  • Relay Outputs: 2 SPST relays rated at 240VAC @ 10A or 24VDC @ 10A.
  • Relay Output Connector: Screw terminals.
  • Impulse Meter Inputs: DIN 43 864 (open terminal voltage ≤12VDC max; max current ≤ 27mA).
  • Impulse Meter Input Connector: Screw terminals.
  • Operating Temperature: FT Versions: 0 to +50°C; PL Versions: -40 to +60ºC
  • Non-operating Temperature: FT Versions: -40 to +85°C; PL Versions: -40 to +85ºC
  • Operating Humidity (non-condensing): FT Versions: 10 to 90% RH @ 50°C; PL Versions: 10 to 90% RH @ 60ºC 
  • Non-operating Humidity (non-condensing): FT Models: 5 to 90% RH max @ 50°C; PL Models: 5 to 90% RH max @ 60ºC
  • Dimensions: 3.51 in. (H) x 5.47 in. (W) x 2.60 in. (D); 8TE DIN, 8.9 cm (H) x 13.8 cm (W) x 6.6 cm (D)
  • EMC: FCC Part 15 Class B, EN55022 Class B, EN55024, CISPR 22 Class B, VCCI Class B.
  • Agency Listings: UL 60950, cUL C22.2 No. 60950-00, TÜV EN60950, CE, C-Tick.
  • Mounting: DIN, Enclosure 8TE.

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