ioLogik R1214


  • Dual RS-485 remote IO with built-in repeater
  • Supports the installation of multi-drop communication parameters
  • Install communication parameters and upgrade firmware via USB
  • Upgrade firmware through an RS-485 connection
  • Wide operating temperature (-40 to 85°C) models available

Features and Benefits

Moxa is launching a new series of smart serial RS-485 remote I/O devices for industrial monitoring and control applications. The smart serial RS-485 remote I/O is the perfect choice for establishing a cost-effective, dependable, and easy-to-maintain process control remote I/O system. Serial remote I/O products offer process engineers the benefit of simple wiring, as they only use two wires to communicate with the controller or other RS-485 devices. Serial remote I/O uses the EIA RS-485 communication protocol to transmit and receive data at high speed over long distances.
In addition to communication configuration by software or USB and dual RS-485 port design, Moxa’s smart I/O devices eliminate the nightmare of extensive labor associated with the setup and maintenance of the automation system. Moxa also offers different I/O combinations, which provide greater flexibility and are compatible with every kind of application.

Easy-to-use software interface for easy maintenance

Moxa’s easy-to-use ioSearch software, you can quickly access all of an ioLogik R1200 series device’s status information and settings in a user friendly graphic interface. Furthermore, ioSearch also provides an easy method for updating firmware for all ioLogik R1200 devices over an RS-485 network, so you can even update your firmware remotely. This free and easy-to-use ioSearch softwarewill reduce your maintenance time and labor effort.
Moxa’s ioLogik R1200 lets you set up your communication interface using a simple software utility. When the ioLogik R1200 is on the same RS-485 network, you no longer need to turn hundreds of dials during setup. Instead, simply configure and duplicate each ioLogik R1200’s baudrate and mode through the graphical user interface. This convenient software feature eases the effort of maintenance engineers, and greatly simplifies upgrading traditional device configuration.

Innovative hardware design reduces deployment effort and enhances maintenance efficiency

With the industry’s first RS-485 serial remote I/O with USB design, Moxa provides an innovative solution for upgrading and configuring RS-485 remote I/O communication devices and firmware. All you need to do is upload the configurations to a USB drive, plug it into the field device, and all the configurations and firmware updates will upload to the field device. This innovative solution allows anyone, even someone with no technical background, to upload a device’s configurations and firmware by USB so you no longer need to bring your computer to the field site to perform routine maintenance.


Cost-saving hardware design for backup and redundancy

Moxa’s ioLogik R1200 provides dual RS-485 ports so when one of your RS-485 ports is damaged, you can quickly switch to the other RS-485 port for quick testing or repair. RS-485 remote I/O devices are already considered a low cost technology, but with dual RS-485 ports, Moxa helps you save a little bit more.

With the ioLogik R1200, you can take advantage of our dual RS-485 ports to set up wiring, provide computer redundancy, or backup your network using two computer topologies. For wiring redundancy, when your computer detects that one of the RS-485 connections is not responding, it can quickly switch over to the other RS-485 line to guarantee continuous communication between the field sensor and the central computer. Furthermore, users have the freedom to define the settings. For computer redundancy, the ioLogik R1200 provides system operators with a secure backup when one system goes down.
Inputs and Outputs
Digital Inputs 6 channels
Relay Outputs 6 channels
Isolation 3K VDC or 2K Vrms
Digital Input
Sensor Type Wet Contact (NPN or PNP), Dry Contact
I/O Mode DI or Event Counter
Dry Contact • On: short to GND
• Off: open
Wet Contact (DI to GND) • On: 0 to 3 VDC
• Off: 10 to 30 VDC
Common Type 6 points per COM
Counter Frequency 2.5 kHz, power off storage
Digital Filtering Time Interval Software selectable
Relay Output
Type Form A (N.O.) power relay
Contact Current Rating • Resistive Load: 5 A @ 30 VDC, 250 VAC, 110 VAC
Breakdown Voltage 500 VAC
Relay On/Off Time 1500 ms (Max.)
Initial Insulation Resistance 1000 M ohms (min.) @ 500 VDC
Mechanical Endurance 5,000,000 operations
Electrical Endurance 100,000 operations @ 5 A resistive load
Contact Resistance 100 m ohms (max.)
Pulse Output 0.3 Hz at rated load
Note Ambient humidity must be non-condensing and remain between 5 and 95%. The relays of the ioLogik R1214 may malfunction when operating in high condensation environments below 0°C.
Power Requirements
Power Input 24 VDC nominal, 12 to 48 VDC
Serial Communication
Interface RS-485-2w: Data+, Data-, GND (5-contact terminal block)
Serial Line Protection ESD Protection: 15 kV
Surge Protection: 1 kV
Serial Communication Parameters
Parity None, Even, Odd (default = None)
Data Bits 8
Stop Bits 1, 2 (default = 1)
Baudrate 1200 to 921.6 kbps (default = 9600)
High/Low Resistor for RS-485 1 kΩ, 150 kΩ
Protocols Modbus RTU
Physical Characteristics
Wiring I/O cable max. 16 AWG
Dimensions 27.8 x 124 x 84 mm (1.09 x 4.88 x 3.31 in)
Environmental Limits
Operating Temperature Standard Models: -10 to 75°C (14 to 167°F)
Wide Temp. Models: -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F)
Storage Temperature -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F)
Ambient Relative Humidity 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
Standards and Certifications
Safety UL 508
EMI EN 55022, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class A
EMS EN 55024, EN 61000-4-2 (ESD) Level 3, EN 61000-4-5 (Surge) Level 2,
IEC 61000-4, IEC 61000-6
Shock IEC 60068-2-27
Freefall IEC 60068-2-32
Vibration IEC 60068-2-6
Warranty Period 5 years (excluding the ioLogik R1214)
Details See