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

USD $ 1,846.32


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

The MOXA ICF-1180I-M-ST-T Fieldbus-to-Fiber Converters is an advanced solution designed to enhance the reliability and extend the reach of your fieldbus signals through fiber optic transmission. Ideal for demanding industrial environments, this converter ensures robust signal integrity and increased network security.

Key Features:

  • Advanced Signal Conversion: Converts fieldbus signals to fiber optics, offering superior immunity against noise and electrical interference.
  • Extended Transmission Distance: Facilitates fieldbus communication over a fiber link up to 2 kilometers (multi-mode) and 15 kilometers (single-mode).
  • Redundant Power Inputs: Equipped with two independent power circuits to ensure uninterrupted operation and increased system reliability.
  • Wide Operating Temperature: Operates effectively in temperatures ranging from -40°C to 75°C, suitable for harsh industrial conditions.
  • Easy Installation and Maintenance: Features a DIN-rail mount and detachable terminals for hassle-free setup and maintenance.
  • Class 1 Division 2 Certification: Certified for use in potentially explosive environments, making it ideal for volatile industrial sectors.


  • Enhanced Network Security: Provides an isolation barrier that protects against ground loops and voltage spikes, safeguarding your fieldbus network.
  • Improved System Uptime: The use of fiber optics minimizes the risk of network failures due to electromagnetic interference (EMI), radio frequency interference (RFI), or electrical surges.
  • Scalable Solutions: Supports daisy chaining and redundant ring topologies, offering flexibility in network design and expansion.
  • Reduced Maintenance Costs: With its rugged build and minimal need for intervention, it lowers the overall maintenance costs.


  • Oil and Gas Industries: Ensures reliable communication in exploration and processing environments, where traditional cabling often fails.
  • Power Generation: Ideal for connectivity in power plants and substations with high electromagnetic disturbances.
  • Transportation Systems: Supports secure and stable data transmission in transportation infrastructures like railway and metro systems.
  • General Industrial Automation: Versatile for use in various manufacturing and processing plants requiring robust data communication systems.

The MOXA ICF-1180I-M-ST-T Fieldbus-to-Fiber Converters stands out as a cornerstone of MOXA’s commitment to advancing industrial communication technologies, offering a high-performance, secure, and reliable solution for extending fieldbus networks through fiber optic links.


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 -40 to 75°C (-40 to 167°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