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Digi Connect IT 16/48

Centrally manage routers, firewalls, servers and other critical IT infrastructure over LTE or enterprise WAN

  • Digi CORE™ LTE modems support Cat-M, Cat 1, Cat 4, and Cat 6 in multiple regions
  • Power supply kit provides dual replaceable redundant internal power
  • Digi Connect IT 16
    • (16) RJ-45 RS-232 (standard/reversed mode selectable)
  • Digi Connect IT 48
    • (48) RJ-45 RS-232 (standard/reversed mode selectable)
  • Digi Foundations™ 1-, 3- or 5-year subscription available
How to Buy

Reduce downtime, and simplify cabling, deployment, maintenance and change management. The highly redundant design of Connect® IT 16/48 with dual Ethernet, dual SFP+ and dual power (field replaceable) provides a robust and resilient solution for demanding IT infrastructure management applications. Flexible power supply kits offer the ability to deploy the product into hot or cold aisles. Software selectable reversing serial cable pinout allows straight-through connectivity to most IT infrastructure devices.

Digi Remote Manager® (DRM) provides a single pane of glass interface to all devices across the enterprise and around the world, enabling management of complex, hyperscale and edge compute equipment.

Digi CORE™ LTE modems offer dual SIM support across the family of Digi enterprise routers and now Connect IT 16/48 products. These products are managed globally using DRM and enable network backup for mission critical data delivery for remote locations.

Finance, healthcare, global commerce and managed service companies can use the Connect IT 16/48 to help deliver the highest levels of reliability in support of their critical businesses.



  • Remotely monitor and manage your network of devices
  • Centralized control to edit configurations, update firmware
  • Set alarm conditions and receive immediate notification
  • Schedule and automate task such as reboots
  • Push device data into any third party or IoT applications

Digi Foundations™

Digi Foundations is the convenient, comprehensive and secure way to integrate IoT communications hardware, device management software, global support and lifetime warranty protection into a connectivity solution to simplify your IoT network growth. Digi Foundations, with DRM, simplifies network and device management – for hundreds or hundreds-of-thousands of Digi or third-party devices – with options to upgrade as technology evolves.

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TrustFence Security

Digi TrustFence®

Digi TrustFence is the security framework for Digi cellular routers. The TrustFence framework requires security to be designed in at the ground floor, resulting in a new security orientation for cellular devices. The built-in security of Digi TrustFence gives you secure connections, authenticated boot, encrypted data storage, secure software updates, and excludes all insecure ingress protocols.

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Compare Console Servers

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Digi Connect IT 16/48
Digi Connect IT 16, console access server with 16 serial ports IT16-1002HOW TO BUY
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Digi Connect IT 48, console access server with 48 serial ports IT48-1002HOW TO BUY
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Mandatory Accessory
Digi Connect IT 16/48 dual power supply kit (mandatory accessory, each device requires one kit), port side intake, use for deployment when serial ports will be serviced in a cold aisle or
device will be deployed in an ambient environment
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Digi CORE LTE modems
Digi CORE plug-In LTE modem; LTE / HSPA+ / EVDO Cat 3, cellular certifications: PTCRB, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile ASB-1002-CM03-GLBHOW TO BUY
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Digi CORE plug-In LTE modem; LTE / HSPA+ Cat 4; Cellular certifications: PTCRB, AT&T, Verizon, Canada ASB-1002-CM04-OUSHOW TO BUY
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Digi CORE plug-In LTE modem; LTE-A / HSPA+ Cat 6; Cellular certifications: PTCRB, RED, AT&T, Verizon, Canada, Europe ASB-1002-CM06-GLBHOW TO BUY
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Digi CORE plug-In LTE modem; LTE-A / HSPA+ Cat 6; Cellular certifications: Australia / New Zealand ASB-1002-CM16-GLBHOW TO BUY
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Digi Foundations
Digi Foundations add-on bundle 1 year DGF-BDL-STAN-1YRHOW TO BUY
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Digi Foundations add-on bundle 3 years DGF-BDL-STAN-3YRHOW TO BUY
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Digi Foundations add-on bundle 5 years DGF-BDL-STAN-5YRHOW TO BUY
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CORE MODULE SUPPORT (1) Digi CORE™ module compliant socket (see accessories list for recommended modules)
REMOTE MANAGEMENT Digi Remote Manager® (cloud based); SNMP
LOCAL MANAGEMENT WebUI (HTTPS); CLI (SSH, serial console, direct SSH to serial ports)
MANAGEMENT/ TROUBLESHOOTING TOOLS FTP, SFTP, SCP; Protocol analyzer with PCAP for Wireshark; event logging with Syslog and SNMP; NTP/SNTP
SECURITY Implements Digi TrustFence® and supports Digi Remote Manager (DRM)
SFP+ (2) 10 Gb capable SFP+ sockets
ETHERNET (2) 10/100/1000 Ethernet
SERIAL (16) RS-232 serial RJ-45 (support standard or reversed mode) (48) RS-232 serial RJ-45 (support standard or reversed mode)
CONSOLE (1) RS-232 serial RJ-45 console port (1) RS-232 serial RJ-45 console port
USB (2) USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type A)
SD (1) SD/SDHC/SDXC socket
DIMENSIONS (L x W x H) 444 mm x 300 mm x 44 mm (17.48 in x 11.81 in x 1.73 in)
WEIGHT 5.10 kg (11.25 lbs) with power supply kit installed 5.28 kg (11.65 lbs) with power supply kit installed
STATUS LEDS Front: device power, status; (2) Ethernet (link/active) console (Tx/Rx); 16/48 (Tx/Rx); Back: (2) PSU, status, WWAN signal/service
POWER INPUT Redundant 100-240 V ~ 50-60 Hz 2.4 A max for each power supply
POWER SUPPLY KITS Port side intake or port side exhaust redundant replaceable power supplies (device requires one power supply kit, see accessories)
OPERATING TEMPERATURE 0° C to 50° C (32° F to 122° F)
STORAGE TEMPERATURE 0° C to 70° C (32° F to 158° F)
RELATIVE HUMIDITY 5% to 95% (non-condensing)
SAFETY UL 60950, CSA 22.2 No. 60950, EN60950, EN62368
EMISSIONS/ IMMUNITY CE, FCC Part 15 Class A, IC, AS/NZS CISPR 22, EN55024, EN55032
PRODUCT WARRANTY* 5-year + Digi Foundations™

*Digi Foundations can extend the standard five-year warranty to a Limited Lifetime Warranty that provides replacement with a new or similar Digi product for a period of five years from the date of purchase. After five years from the purchase date, the warranty value will revert to a 40 percent credit towards the MSRP of an equivalent product from Digi.

PROTOCOL SUPPORT HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, SFTP, SSL, SNMP v3, SSH and CLI for web management; remote management via Digi Remote Manager; SMS management, protocol analyzer, ability to capture PCAP for use with Wireshark; DynDNS; Dynamic DNS client compatible with BIND9/No-IP/DynDNS
SECURITY/VPN IP filtering, stateful inspection firewall with scripting, address and port translation; VPN: IPSec with IKEv1, IKEv2, NAT Traversal; SSL, SSLv2, SSLv3, OpenVPN client and server; Cryptology: SHA-1, MD5, SHA2-256, SHA2-384, SHA2-512, RSA; Encryption: DES, 3DES and AES up to 256-bit (CBC mode for IPsec); Authentication: RADIUS, TACACS+, TOTP, HOTP; X-509 certificates; MAC address filtering; VLAN support
ROUTING/FAILOVER IP pass-through; NAT, NAPT with IP port forwarding; Ethernet bridging; GRE; Multicast routing; Network protocols: DHCP, PPPoE, Ethernet, cellular; Routing protocols: RIP (v1, v2), OSPF, BGP, Babel, IS-IS; RSTP (Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol); IP failover: VRRP, Ping, DNS, custom; Automatic failover/failback to second GSM network/standby APN
OTHER PROTOCOLS DHCP; Dynamic DNS client compatible with BIND9/No-IP/DynDNS; QoS via TOS/DSCP/WRED

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