Protocol Converters

Protocol Converter Oman

Bridge the communication gap between disparate serial, Ethernet and fieldbus devices, orphaned by incompatible communications standards, using Red Lion’s suite of protocol conversion products. Supporting more than 300 industrial protocols, communicating from vendors like ABB, Emerson, Rockwell Automation, Schneider and Siemens has never been easier than with our simple-to-use Crimson® software.

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Flexedge™ Intelligent Edge Automation Platform

Regardless of the brand of PLC or other equipment specified, the FlexEdge platform – leveraging the more than 300 drivers in Red Lion’s intuitive Crimson® software – enables connectivity to virtually anything in your system with point-and-click simplicity. In addition, avoid costly and complex rip-and-replace scenarios by leveraging the FlexEdge sled architecture, designed to enable organizations to leverage new communications technologies as they become available.

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Data Station

The Data Station from Red Lion is a protocol conversion and data acquisition solution for a connected industry. In addition to supporting over 300 industrial drivers, it also offers data, event and security logging with cryptographic signature support; remote machine access through an advanced web server; connectivity to some of the industry’s most popular IIoT platforms and embedded OPC UA server and client functionality.


ICM8 Panel Meter Gateway

The ICM8 is designed to allow Red Lion panel meters to communicate over industrial Ethernet networks. The ICM8 communicates via RS-485 to Red Lion panel meters, converting serial to Ethernet for remote monitoring and control. Up to 32 meters can be wired to the ICM8 using RS-485 serial communications. This ICM8 converter is only compatible with Red Lion panel meters; please use the DSP for all other protocols.