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Global Cache Global Connect, GC4 w/ PoE, Serial x2


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Connect Multiple Computers Through a Single Network Hub

The Global Caché Global Connect GC4 with Serial includes a 4 Slot, 6-inch freestanding chassis. It will allow you to connect two RS232 devices to a network and serial devices and includes an easy to use, highly configurable web interface. To access the serial configuration settings, navigate to the Serial Settings page on the unit's configuration pages. Each RS232 interface includes a male DTE (Data Terminal Equipment) DB9 connector.

  • Modular network adapter enables universal control over multiple connection types
  • Configure Module Setting using the Global Connect Online Web Portal
  • Allows electronic devices with RS232 serial connectivity to connect to a network
  • Connects to the Internet via Ethernet and can be powered via PoE
  • Bi-directional with hardware RTS/CTS flow control
  • Uses TCP port 4999 for communication
  • 300 baud to 115.2 Kbaud data rates supported Odd, Even, and None parity settings
  • Integrated web server for easy configuration

Dual Ethernet Network Module

The Dual Ethernet Network Module has 2 Ethernet ports and a power connector. The module supports Power over Ethernet and network switching. Network switching capabilities allow for daisy-chaining of multiple Global Connect units, or connecting Raspberry Pi software to your network.

Installation Details

The Global Connect is a freestanding chassis that can placed on your entertainment stand or in your office or server room. Connect Global Connect to your home network via Ethernet.

Global Caché Global Connect uses an online web tool to set up and configure each module installed in the Global Connect chassis. Additionally, Global Caché has a list of partner apps and software that can integrate with their online web tool and even allow for remote control of your connected devices.

To configure the Global Connect, download and run Global Caché's iHelp program. The program will detect the individual IP addresses for each of the modules installed. Select the module you wish to adjust settings for and apply the relevant changes.


  • RS232 DB9 Connectors (2 included)
  • 4 Slot, 6-Inch Freestanding Chassis
  • Manual

IMPORTANT NOTE: Global Caché products are not available to ship outside the U.S. Please contact Global Caché directly for international orders.

Network-Based Automation

As the number of homes and businesses with high-bandwidth Internet and networking capability has grown dramatically, so has the number of people who want to take advantage of their connected environments. Using network-based automation and control software, you can be safer, more energy efficient, and have more convenience and fun.


  • Manufacturer Part #: GC4/NS/2SL
  • Power:
    • PoE (Power Over Ethernet)
    • 5-24VDC power supply

Dual Ethernet Network Module

  • Network Connector: 2 x RJ45
  • Network Speed: 100Mbps, Full Duplex
  • Power Connector: Barrel Jack: 5.5mm x 2.1mm (Center Positive)
  • Power Input: Range: 5V-24V
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) capability (GCSW-P only): 802.3af Powered Device (PD)
  • Chassis Slots Occupied: 2

Serial RS232 Bi-directional

  • Ports: 1 x Male DB9
  • Baud Rate: 300-115200 baud
  • Flow Control: Hardware, None
  • Parity: None, Even, or Odd
  • Data Bits: 8
  • Stop Bits: 1, or 2
  • Certifications: Tested to CE, FCC, CTick, RoHS
  • Warranty: 2-Year Limited
  • Technical Features:
    • Male DB9 connector
    • TCP port 4999 for communication
    • TCP and HTTP API (Restful)
    • Integrated web server for easy configuration
    • Requires 1 GC Chassis slot
    • Support Available via phone, email, and portal