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BroadPort 550 SMPTE 8-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: 55130-0


  • BroadPort 550 SMPTE 8 Port Interface
  • Loopback Plug
  • Mounting Brackets, Washers, Nut, & Screws
  • Software/Documentation CD
  • Number of Ports8
  • EnclosureBlack Finished Steel
  • Installation MethodRack Mountable
  • Dimensions 16.3" x 2.2" x 1.7"
  • Product Weight 17.5 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 1.96 lbs
  • Package Dimensions 23.5" x 6.75" x 4.75"
  • UPC Code 7-56727-55130-0
  • 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

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

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