The EPC-A9-101-C has several expansion connectors on the backside – 3 USB 2.0 connectors, 2 LAN connectors, 2 CAN connectors, 3 RS485 connectors, and 2 RS232 connectors. It also features a WiFi and Bluetooth antenna, an HDMI connector, and a 3.5mm audio connector.
The WiFi/Bluetooth module is based on the Realtek RTL8723BS an 802.11bgn 2.4G single-chip that integrates Wireless LAN (WLAN) and an SDIO interface controller with an integrated Bluetooth 2.1/3.0/4.0 controller. It combines a WLAN MAC, a 1T1R capable WLAN baseband, and WLAN RF in a single chip.
Please note that a 4G/LTE module doesn’t come with the product by default, but can be added. Use the menu in the top right corner of the product page to add this module if you need it. The product also features a SIM card slot.
The CAN, RS485, RS232 connector is a 16 Pin 3.81mm screw terminal connector (as you can see from the image).
Since this display has 5 UART channels, they can be configured as RS232 or RS485. One UART channel is used by Bluetooth, so the default setting is 2 * RS232 + 2 * RS485 + Bluetooth. Please contact us if you need a different configuration from the default one.
The speed of the RS232 and the RS485 port is up to 115200 Baud.
The EPC-A9-101-C has one channel 1Gb Ethernet port, and one HDMI port which can be configured by software. The maximum resolution supported on the external HDMI monitor is 1920×1080 at 60Hz.
When it comes to audio capabilities, the EPC-A9-101-C product has one 3.5mm Output/Input connector and a 2W internal speaker.