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Status: End-of-Life

  • Last Time Buy: 01.09.19
  • Last Time Shipment: 01.03.20


  • Industrial Firewall
  • VPN Server
  • Serial Device Server
  • USB Device Server
  • Digital I/O Module

Key Features

  • OpenVPN Server
  • IPsec Concentrator
  • DynDNS Server
  • PPTP Server
  • Programmable with Arena

NB1600 Wireline

VPN-Router, Protocol Converter & Industrial Firewall

NB1600 Wireline

The NB1600 Wireline is the best choice for LAN-LAN communication and acts as device server, industrial firewall, VPN-router, protocol converter, I/O-module or simple IPC.

For small and medium projects use this product on the central side as a VPN server

  • Description
  • Specifications
  • Accessories
  • Downloads


The NB1600 industrial firewall separates the local network & others from the factory LAN and allows the connection of a system to a central server using only one VPN connection. Using TCP port 80 for the VPN allows passing most firewalls in a factory or on customer side.

Configured as a VPN Server, up to 10 OpenVPN connections can be terminated in the device. All configurations and keys can be generated using the powerful web interface.

In its role as device server it can convert both the serial as well as the USB interface to IP to enable remote access to the interface. Any PC which has IP connection to the NetModule router can use the remote USB or RS-232 device as if it were directly connected. This allows the use of the original driver will be made possible.

The digital I/O can be configured and programmed by any device which is directly attached or from remote. Based on the state change of the input ports an application can be informed, the behavior of the NB1600 can be.

Using the SDK users can program the NB1600 using a simple script to implement all kind of applications. Preprocessing can be done directly on the router, which can save an additional IPC.

Other features and services are DHCP server, DNS proxy, Dynamic DNS Agent, SNMP agent, Telnet server, SSH server, Web server and e-mail and SMS. The in-strument is operated by the Web Manager or via command line.

Firmware update can be easily be performed from remote in a fail safe manner as well configuration update. With the SNMP interface the NetBox can integrated in a network management system for supervision.


Digital I/O 2 digital inputs, level 0 (not set): 0-4.0 VDC level 1 (set): 7.2-40 VDC
2 digital outputs, 0-60 VDC/1A, maximum switching capacity: 60 W
Connector: 8 pins of 15-pin terminal block
Ethernet2 Ethernet ports, 10/100 Mbps, Auto MDX, bridged or routed, RJ45
SerialProtocol: 3-wire RS232
Connector type: 3 pins of 15-pin terminal block, 5 mm pitch
USBUSB Host interface, type A
PowerRedundant power supply inputs
Input voltage: 12V DC to 48V DC (-15% / +20%)
Max. power consumption: 5W
Connector type: 2+2 pins of 15-pin terminal block, 5 mm pitch
Dimensions, weightWidth 45mm x height 124.2mm x depth 110mm, ca. 600g
EnvironmentTemperature range: -25 °C to +70 °C; Storage temperature: -40 °C to +85°C
Ingress Protection Rating: IP40; MTBF: 547'000h
ComplianceCE according to 2014/53/EU (RED), 2011/65/EU (RoHS), 2012/19/EU (WEEE), 1907/2006/EC (REACH)
FCC according to 47 CFR, Part 15B
StandardsEN 300 328, EN 300 440-2, EN 301 489-1, EN 301 489-7, EN 301 489-17, EN 301 489-24, EN 301 511, EN 301 893, EN 55024, EN 55032, EN 61000-6-2, EN 60950-1, EN 62311
Order numbers:
(contact sales for more models, options or project specific adaptations)
Wireline + VPN Router, Protocol Converter & Industrial Firewall
End-of-LifeLast Time Buy: 01.09.19
Last Time Shipment: 01.03.20
End of support and repair: 01.03.22


Accessory Starter Kit

Accessory Starter Kit
DescriptionThe kit consists of:

  • 230V to 12V (1.5A, 18W) power supply unit with 5mm pitch for EU/CH

  • 2x Antenna-Port-L (also suitable for 2.4GHz WLAN)

Order numberAccessory-Starter-Kit

Accessory Starter Kit International

Accessory Starter Kit International
DescriptionThe Kit consists of:

  • 110/230V to 24V (1.25A, 30W) PSU International with 5mm pitch

  • 2x Antenna-Port-L (also suitable for 2.4GHz WLAN)

Order numberAccessory-Starter-Kit-Int

Wired Extension Modules

Wired Extension Modules
DescriptionAll available wired extension modules for NetModule Routers
Data sheet

Wireless Extension Modules

Wireless Extension Modules
DescriptionAll available wireless extension modules for NetModule Routers
Data sheet

Power Supply

Description230V-12V PSU EU/CH with 5mm pitch
Order numberPower-Supply

I/O Connector 2 Positions

I/O Connector 2 Positions
DescriptionI/O Connector with 2 Positions, 5mm pitch
Order numberIO-Connector-2

I/O Connector 15 Positions

I/O Connector 15 Positions
DescriptionI/O Connector with 15 Positions, 5mm pitch
Order numberIO-Connector-15

Serial Adapter

Serial Adapter
DescriptionSerial Adapter D-Sub
Order numberAdapter-USB-Serial


DescriptionConsulting, configuration services
Order numberService-Consulting-1 (1 hour)

Server License for NB1000 Line

Order NumberDescription
NB1000-Lic-SLicense for OpenVPN, DynDNS and MobileIP


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