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How many computers (hosts) can be connected to an NPort’s serial port?


All NPort products support a function called Max connection, which enables up to 8 hosts (4 hosts for the NPort 5000 Series and 8 hosts for all other NPorts) to have simultaneous access to an NPort’s serial port. To activate this function in an NPort device, set the Max connection setting for the serial port of the device.

Model Max Connection
NPort 5000 Series 4
NPort W2x50A Series 8
NPort 6000 Series 8
NPort S8000 Series 8
Nport S9000 Series 8


Relevant Products

NPort 5100 Series · NPort 5100A Series · NPort 5200 Series · NPort 5200A Series · NPort 5400 Series · NPort 5600 Series · NPort 6100/6200 Series · NPort 6400/6600 Series · NPort S8000 Series · NPort S9450I Series · NPort S9650I Series · NPort W2150A/W2250A Series ·

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