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Router 5000

High-performance LON router processor for mixed media installations

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The Router 5000 device is used to build high-performance LON routers that increase the scalability and survivability of LONWORKS® control networks by allowing mixed physical media to be used in a single installation. The Router 5000 device includes embedded firmware that implements a half-router and is capable of supporting thousands of nodes using use one of four routing algorithms: configured router, learning router, bridge or repeater. The ability to choose these options allows trading off system performance for ease of installation.

Based on the Neuron® 5000 core, the Router 5000 provides the design flexibility to interface to any external transceiver supported by LON for building a communication channel. Two half-routers can be used to build a full router with the same or different external transceiver types. Commonly used transceivers include TP/FT-10, TP-RS485, TP/XF-78F, TP/XF-1250 channel types and the LPT-11 transceiver.

Features

Neuron® 5000 core @ 10MHz clock rate

Can be connected to any transceiver running at any LonWorks® bit rate from 610bps to 1.25Mbps

Operating humidity: 25-90% RH @50°C, non-condensing

Non-operating humidity: 95% RH @ 50°C, non-condensing

Vibration: 1.5g peak-to-peak, 8Hz-2kHz

3.3V operation (5V tolerant digital I/O)

Operational temperature range: -40 °C to 85 °C

48pin QFN package (7mm x 7mm)

Benefits

Transparent multi-channel and multi-media support

High-performance Neuron® Core and internal system clock that scales up to 40 MHz support development of high-performance half-routers

Large buffer size allows for improved throughput and extended Network Variables (NVs)

Serial interface for inexpensive-external non-volatile EEPROM and flash memories for cost-effective system design

Logical isolation between two half routers improves system reliability by isolating failures between channels

Datasheets
Name Date Version
Router 5000 Chip Datasheet (1.07 MB)
Brochures
Name Date Version
Brochure: Deliver the Promise of the IoT (3.42 MB)
User guides and manuals
Name Date Version
LonWorks Router User’s Guide (2.03 MB)