This legacy product is not recommended for new installations. There is no replacement for these products.


The Model 2017RC is an async device that operates bi-directionally in full- or half-duplex modes.The Model 2017RC occupies one slot of the 1000R/16 front-load rack. It has dual independent converters that enable two async DTE RS-232 devices to communicate with two 20-mA current loop devices over two twisted pairs. It can be configured for active or passive transmitters.

  • Data rates up to 115.2 kbps
  • Two RJ-45 connectors for RS-232 devices and two RJ-45 or RJ-11 connectors for the current loop ports
  • UL and CSA approvals
  • Made in the USA — This Patton equipment is designed by Patton engineers and built in our Gaithersburg, Maryland facility. Patton's American-made manufacturing process delivers high-quality networking solutions with reliability you can trust.