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TS16 MEI - RJ-45 8P8C or RJ-50 10P10C

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Trying to integrate a TS16 MEI into cabinet for 2-wire RS-485. Manual refers to RJ-45 connectors but port pinout shows 10 pins.

1) Is a 10P10C (RJ50) the correct connector to use?
2) Will an 8P8C (RJ45) connector mechanically fit into the port server (assume one will loose pins 1 and 10)?
3) Is there an existing Digi cable for 2-wire RS-485 wired out to pigtails for connecting to Weidmuller 2.5mm terminals (say 5m length)?
asked Oct 22, 2015 in Portserver TS by Kelvin New to the Community (0 points)

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1) Yes.
2) Yes, pin-out details for 8 wire cabling can be found here:


3) I'm not aware of Digi providing this cable. You might want to reach out to Digi Sales to confirm this.
answered Oct 22, 2015 by userid0 Veteran of the Digi Community (2,158 points)
Presales here, we do a 48" 10 pin bare end cable.  Not quite 5 meters.