Installing Star Sync Receiver Remotely
from a Server on a LAN
Connecting Star Sync Server to GPS Receiver
using your existing LAN is easy.
With a Ethernet-to-Remote Serial interface
converter you can
(or Cell Sync)
receiver any where on your network. The Star Sync server software
can then run on a computer on the same
network and receive time from the
GPS receiver. The receiver can can be placed anywhere on your TCP/IP
Ethernet WAN/LAN and still perform as if they was directly connected to
the server. It
even works over the Internet! Even at the
great distances, control of
your Star Sync will be right at your fingertips. We have two options for
Serial to Ethernet adapters from
Using an Ethernet to serial adapter
you can install your Star Sync receiver
far away from its host server. The connection is made
using your existing network.
This gives you greater flexibility in locating the GPS receiver and attendant
server separately and lets you use existing LAN cabling.
Sharing a Single GPS Receiver from Multiple Hosts
With the Ethernet
adapter you can also share a single receiver between two or more
This arrangement can also be used to enable
two hosts to share a single GPS receiver. Both hosts can run the
software and can use a single GPS receiver for time sync. This can be used when server
redundancy or quick recovery is important.
Contact Beagle Software for more information.