NetAXS-123 Startup Guide, Document 800-05780V2
APPENDIX A) Adding a Panel
Additional panels may be connected downstream of the gateway
panel either via RS-485 or the Ethernet Virtual Loop (EVL).
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RS-485 provides a means to
hardwire up to 30 additional
panels to the gateway panel.
Only the gateway panel will
contain an IP address while the
remaining connected panels are
configured (via DIP switch six)
as "downstream" panels using
DIP switches 1-5 to provide a
The Ethernet Virtual Loop
(EVL) provides a means to
connect a group of up to 16
panels over a network
connection. When using EVL,
it is recommended that DIP
switches 1-5 be left at factory
default as addressing is
configured in the web browser
and not through the panel DIP
- Enabling the Ethernet Virtual Loop (EVL)
1. Under Communications, click "Host / Loop" to display the
Host/Loop Communications tab.
2. Select Ethernet Virtual Loop for loop connection type.
3. Click OK to reboot the panel.
4. After reboot, login.