BroadPort 550 SMPTE 16-Port Rackmount Interface

The BroadPort 550 controller is connected to the 1U 19" passive rack interface via a SCSI cable (provided). The interface is ideal for where rack space is limited; it is only 50mm deep. DB9 female connectors allow easy attachment of broadcast standard peripherals.

Part Number: 55140-9

Download Specifications

    • BroadPort 550 SMPTE 16 Port Interface
    • Loopback Plug
    • Mounting Brackets, Washers, Nut, & Screws
    • Software/Documentation CD
    • Number of Ports16
    • EnclosureBlack Finished Steel
    • Installation MethodRack Mountable
    • Dimensions 16.3" x 2.2" x 1.7"
    • Product Weight 19.8 oz.
    Electrical Specifications
    • ESD Surge Protection Provides minimum of 15KV protection for all serial lines.
    Environmental Specifications
    • Air temperature
      • System On 0 to 60° C
      • System Off -20 to 85° C
    • Operating Humidity (non-condensing)
      • System On 8 to 80%
      • System Off 20 to 80%
    • Altitude 0 to 10000 Feet
    • Heat Output 4.81 BTU/Hr
    • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) 30 years

    Serial Communications

    • Connector Type DB9F, SMPTE 207M
    • Supported Standards RS-422, SMPTE
    • Baud Rate 50 to 230.4 Kbps
    Export Information
    • Packaged Shipping Weight 2.1 lbs
    • Package Dimensions 23.5" x 6.75" x 4.75"
    • UPC Code 7-56727-55140-9
    • ECCN EAR99
    • Schedule B Number 8471.80.1000

    Device Drivers

    • Linux
    • Microsoft® Windows NT
    • Microsoft® Windows Vista tm
    • Microsoft® Windows® 2000
    • Microsoft® Windows® XP
    Regulatory Approvals
    • Emissions IEC 61326-1/ EN61326
      Emissions standard for electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use
      EN55022 Class B
      Emissions Standard for domestic and light industrial environments
      EN55011 Class B
      Emissions Standard for ISM Light Industrial
      FCC Part 15 Subpart B
      Class B limit
    • Immunity IEC61326-1/EN61326 Immunity standard for electrical equipment for measurement, control and laboratory use
      IEC 1000-4-2/ EN61000-4-2 ESD Requirements
      IEC 1000-4-3/ EN61000-4-3 Radiated Susceptibility
      IEC 1000-4-4/ EN61000-4-4 Electrical Fast Transient Burst Requirement
      IEC 1000-4-5/ EN61000-4-5 Surges Requirements
      IEC 1000-4-6/ EN61000-4-6 Conducted Susceptibility
      IEC 1000-4-11/ EN61000-4-11 Voltage Dips and Interruptions
    • Safety IEC60950/EN60950
      CSA C22.2 No. 60950/UL60950 Third Edition
    • Other Regulatory Approvals

    Find a Distributor

    » Industrial Distributors
    » North American Distributors
    » International Distributors

    Pre-Sales Questions

    Comtrol's Pre-sales Team
    For sales questions or to locate a reseller near you.

    +1-800-926-6876 (1-800-Go Rocket)
    Fax: +1-763-957-6001
    [email protected]

    Comtrol's Industrial Automation Sales
    For sales questions or to locate an industrial distributor near you.

    +1-800-926-6876 (1-800-Go Rocket)
    Fax: +1-763-957-6001
    [email protected]

    Product Support and Service Information
    Sales Support

    Call +1.763.494.4100, or e-mail [email protected]

    Technical Support

    All Comtrol products come with easy-to-use documentation on a CD. For technical assistance, our U.S.-based technical support team is only a phone call away.

    Call +1.763.494.4100, or submit your question online, or visit our forum .


    Comtrol offers a 30-Day satisfaction guarantee and a 5-year limited warranty on all BroadPort 550 family products! Extended Warranty Available.

    Software & Drivers
    » Comtrol FTP Site