ICF-1180I-M-ST – MOXA Fieldbus-to-Fiber Converters

USD $ 490.98


Manufacturer Part Number: MOXA ICF-1180I-M-ST
OEM Spec Ref 

The MOXA ICF-1180I-M-ST Fieldbus-to-Fiber Converters is a cutting-edge solution specifically designed to bridge the gap between fieldbus systems and fiber optic communication, enhancing industrial network stability and range. Engineered for robustness and performance, this device ensures reliable and secure data transmission in various industrial environments.

Key Features:

  • Seamless Fieldbus to Fiber Conversion: Optimizes data integrity and extends communication range by converting fieldbus signals into fiber optic signals, mitigating issues related to electromagnetic interference and signal attenuation.
  • Industrial-grade Reliability: Crafted to withstand the rigorous conditions of industrial settings, it operates efficiently across extreme temperature ranges and offers high resistance to electrical disturbances.
  • Dual Power Inputs: Ensures continuous operation and system reliability with its redundant power inputs, minimizing downtime in critical applications.
  • Easy Installation and Configuration: Designed for hassle-free setup, this converter supports auto-detection of baud rate and features DIP switches for easy mode configuration, streamlining deployment and maintenance.
  • Compact and Rugged Design: Its small form factor and robust construction make it ideal for installation in environments with limited space and harsh conditions.


  • Enhanced Network Stability: By converting to fiber optics, it significantly reduces the risk of network failures due to electromagnetic interference, ensuring stable and consistent data transmission.
  • Extended Communication Range: Allows for longer distance data transmission without loss of integrity, which is ideal for large-scale industrial areas.
  • Increased System Uptime: With its reliable performance and dual power inputs, the ICF-1180I-M-ST minimizes system interruptions, thus enhancing overall productivity.
  • Broad Compatibility: Compatible with major fieldbus protocols, it offers a versatile solution that can be integrated into various industrial networks without compatibility issues.


  • Process Automation: Integral for process industries where long-distance communication lines are necessary, such as oil, gas, and water treatment facilities.
  • Manufacturing Plants: Ensures robust data communication in automated production lines where electromagnetic interference is a concern.
  • Power Utilities: Ideal for power distribution applications that require stable and secure communication over extended distances.
  • Transportation Infrastructure: Suitable for traffic control systems and other transportation-related applications where reliable data transmission is critical.

The MOXA ICF-1180I-M-ST Fieldbus-to-Fiber Converters stands out as a premier choice for modernizing industrial networks, providing a robust and reliable link between traditional fieldbus networks and advanced fiber optic systems.


Serial Interface Connector Multi-mode ST connector
Optical Fiber
Optical Fiber Refer table 2
PROFIBUS Interface Industrial Protocols PROFIBUS DP
No. of Ports 1
Connector DB9 female
Baudrate 9600 bps to 12 Mbps
Isolation 2 kV (built-in)
Signals PROFIBUS D+, PROFIBUS D-, RTS, Signal Common, 5V
Power Parameters Input Current 269 mA @ 12 to 48 VDC
Input Voltage 12 to 48 VDC
No. of Power Inputs 2
Overload Current Protection Supported
Power Connector Terminal block (for DC models)
Power Consumption 269 mA @ 12 to 48 VDC
Physical Characteristics Housing Metal
IP Rating IP30
Dimensions 30.3 x 115 x 70 mm (1.19 x 4.53 x 2.76 in)
Weight 180 g (0.39 lb)
Installation DIN-rail mounting (with optional kit), Wall mounting
Environmental Limits Operating Temperature 0 to 60°C (32 to 140°F)
Ambient Relative Humidity 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
Standards and Certifications EMC EN 55032/35
EMI CISPR 32, FCC Part 15B Class A
EMS IEC 61000-4-2 ESD: Contact: 4 kV; Air: 8 kV
IEC 61000-4-3 RS: 80 MHz to 1 GHz: 3 V/m
IEC 61000-4-4 EFT: Power: 0.5 kV
IEC 61000-4-5 Surge: Power: 0.5 kV
IEC 61000-4-6 CS: 3 V
IEC 61000-4-8 PFMF
Environmental Testing IEC 60068-2-1
IEC 60068-2-2
IEC 60068-2-3
Hazardous Locations ATEX
Class I Division 2
Maritime DNV
Safety IEC 60950-1
UL 508
Vibration IEC 60068-2-6
MTBF Time 1,722,769 hrs
Standards Telcordia (Bellcore), GB
Warranty Warranty Period 5 years
Details See www.moxa.com/warranty


Optical Fiber

Multi-Mode Single-Mode
Wavelength 820 nm 1310 nm
Tx Output -14 dBm -7 dBm
Rx Sensitivity -28 dBm -29 dBm
Link Budget 14 dBm 21 dBm
Typical Distance 4 km 45 km
Weight 0.18 kg
Dimensions 3.03 × 11.5 × 7 cm