NPort 5232 – MOXA General Device Servers

USD $ 153.72

SKU: MOXA Nport 5232

Manufacturer Part Number: MOXA NPort 5232
OEM Spec Ref 

The MOXA NPort 5232 is a highly versatile General Device Servers designed to simplify the integration of serial devices into IP-based networks, ensuring seamless data transmission and extensive device compatibility. Engineered to meet the demands of modern industrial applications, this server supports secure and reliable serial-to-Ethernet connectivity.

Key Features:

  • Dual Ethernet Ports: Provides redundancy and network reliability, enhancing system uptime and resilience in demanding industrial environments.
  • Serial Device Connectivity: Offers two RS-422/485 serial ports, enabling easy connection and management of various serial devices over a network.
  • Advanced Security Protocols: Incorporates robust security features, including SSL and SSH, to protect against unauthorized data access.
  • Easy Configuration and Management: Features user-friendly tools for configuration and monitoring, available through web browsers, serial consoles, and Windows utilities.
  • Compact and Rugged Design: Its small form factor and durable construction ensure that it can operate reliably in harsh industrial settings.


  • Enhanced Network Efficiency: Facilitates seamless integration of serial devices into Ethernet networks, boosting data transparency and operational efficiency.
  • Reduced Installation Costs: Simplifies network layouts by reducing the need for extensive wiring, lowering both complexity and installation expenses.
  • Increased System Reliability: With advanced redundancy features, it ensures continuous system availability and minimizes downtime.
  • Scalability: Easily scalable, it supports the expansion of industrial networks without significant upgrades to existing infrastructure.
  • Improved Data Security: By implementing advanced encryption protocols, it ensures that data remains secure during transmission over networks.


  • Industrial Automation: Crucial for integrating and managing serial devices in automated production lines to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Energy Management: Plays a pivotal role in the reliable communication of data within energy management systems, particularly in utilities and smart grid applications.
  • Transportation Infrastructure: Ideal for traffic management systems where continuous data flow and system reliability are paramount.
  • Building Automation: Suitable for monitoring and controlling building management systems, ensuring optimal operation and energy efficiency.

The MOXA NPort 5232 General Device Servers stands out as a foundational component for contemporary industrial networks, driving the integration of serial communication devices into Ethernet environments with unmatched reliability and security.


Ethernet Interface 10/100BaseT(X) Ports (RJ45 connector) 1
Magnetic Isolation Protection 1.5 kV (built-in)
Ethernet Software Features Management DHCP Client
Windows Real COM Drivers Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, ME, 98, and 95
Windows Server 2022, 2019, 2016, 2012 R2, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2003, 2000, and NT
Windows Embedded CE 6.0 and 5.0, Windows XP Embedded
Linux Real TTY Drivers Kernel versions: 6.x, 5.x, 4.x, 3.x, 2.6.x, and 2.4.x
Fixed TTY Drivers macOS versions: 14, 13, 12, 11, and 10.1x
SCO UNIX, SCO OpenServer, UnixWare 7, QNX 4.25, QNX 6, Solaris 10, FreeBSD, AIX 5.x, HP-UX 11i, Mac OS X
Arm-based Platform Support Windows 11
Linux Kernel 6.x, 5.x, and 4.x
macOS 14, 13, 12, and 11
Virtual Machine VMWare ESXi (Windows 11/10)
VMware Fusion (Windows on macOS 14, 13, 12, 11, and 10.1x)
Parallels Desktop (Windows on macOS 14, 13, 12, 11, and 10.1x)
Android API Android 3.1.x and later
MIB RFC1213, RFC1317
Security Functions Authentication Local database (password only)
Serial Interface Connector Terminal block
No. of Ports 2
Serial Standards RS-422
Operation Modes Disabled
Ethernet Modem
Pair Connection
Real COM
Reverse Telnet
TCP Client
TCP Server
Baudrate Supports standard baudrates (unit=bps): 110, 134, 150, 300, 600, 1200, 1800, 2400, 4800, 7200, 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, 115200, 230400
Data Bits 5, 6, 7, 8
Stop Bits 1, 1.5, 2
Parity None, Even, Odd, Space, Mark
Flow Control XON/XOFF

Pull High/Low Resistor for RS-485

1 kilo-ohms (fixed value)
RS-485 Data Direction Control ADDC (automatic data direction control)
Serial Signals RS-422 Tx+, Tx-, Rx+, Rx-, GND
RS-485-4w Tx+, Tx-, Rx+, Rx-, GND
RS-485-2w Data+, Data-, GND
Power Parameters Input Current 280 mA @ 12 VDC
Input Voltage 12 to 48 VDC
No. of Power Inputs 1
Power Connector 1 removable 3-contact terminal block(s)
Reliability Automatic Reboot Trigger Built-in WDT
Alert Tools Built-in buzzer and RTC (real-time clock)
Physical Characteristics Housing Metal
Dimensions (with ears) 90 x 100.4 x 22 mm (3.54 x 3.95 x 0.87 in)
Dimensions (without ears) 67 x 100.4 x 22 mm (2.64 x 3.95 x 0.87 in)
Weight 360 g (0.79 lb)
Installation Desktop
DIN-rail mounting (with optional kit)
Wall mounting
Environmental Limits Operating Temperature 0 to 55°C (32 to 131°F)
Storage 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: 1 kV; Signal: 0.5 kV
IEC 61000-4-5 Surge: Power: 1 kV
IEC 61000-4-6 CS: 150 kHz to 80 MHz: 3 V/m; Signal: 3 V/m
IEC 61000-4-8 PFMF
IEC 61000-4-11
Safety UL 60950-1
Maritime DNV
Declaration Green Product RoHS, CRoHS, WEEE
MTBF Time 309,383 hrs
Standards Telcordia (Bellcore) Standard TR/SR
Warranty Warranty Period 5 years
Details See
Weight 0.36 kg
Dimensions 9 × 10.04 × 2.2 cm