PostX DIN Rail IP Reporting Module with WiFi


The ICT PostX IP Reporting Module with WiFi is designed to allow the open establishment of TCP/IP internet based alarm communication and converts any standard ContactID alarm panel to an IP reporting device with full polling and PSTN backup options.

Key Features:


Install between the phone line from your existing alarm or dialing solution and insert the PostX IP Reporting Module. Connect the 10/100 Ethernet to a suitable source and you are ready to go with a simple configuration interface accessible from your web browser.

Line Emulation Interface

The PostX IP Reporting Module features a full SLIC (Subscriber Line Interface Circuit) that emulates any PSTN phone line:

  • Indication is provided when the panel goes 'off hook' and begins communication
  • Interfaces to any alarm or CID product and provides full phone voltages
  • Full CID receiver emulation
  • PSTN pass through allows temporary reconnection of panel to phone line for remote programming

IP Reporting Formats

The PostX IP Reporting Module is an open solution that does not rely on custom or proprietary receiving equipment. Ensuring a multiple sourced solution that is compatible with a large number of central stations:

  • CID over IP using standard text based sending
  • LS-30 Patriot IP receiving task
  • CSV-IP direct with user authentication
  • Report directly to ArmorIP with connection to any standard Ademco 685 compliant interface
  • TCP and UDP transmission


  • Encryption available with many configurable options to allow a client to secure their own solution using their own keys
  • Industry standard AES encryption
  • Configurable from 128, 192 or 256 Bit


A complete embedded solution, the PostX IP Reporting Module can be installed within many different industry segments.

  • 10/100 Ethernet interface compatible with many new switches and internet cabling standards
  • Full MDIX Ethernet interface
  • Indication of data transmission and link up
  • 4 inputs with 2 configurable outputs allowing 2 way communication
  • Small physical size allows placement inside existing alarm control cabinets or automation enclosures

Backup Communication

  • Onboard modem allows downstream backup and communication using existing PSTN solution
  • Phone and account number replacement options
  • Backup on PSTN link in the event of Ethernet reporting failure

WiFi Connection

WiFi connection provides the same benefits as Ethernet without the need to install Ethernet cable. This can be used as the primary IP communication path instead of the Ethernet for IP reporting methods, or as a backup on another network.

  • Compliant to 802.11a/b/g and single stream 802.11n
  • WLAN connectivity in WEP, WPA/WPA2-PSK and TKIP modes of operation
  • WiFi communication interface support with hardware signal strength display and status viewing via webpage

Onboard Input/Output Control

  • 4 inputs, each of which can be independently configured to send Contact ID message or emails when the input state changes.
  • 2 programmable outputs that can be used to indicate when communication errors occur, or to activate bell sirens, lighting circuits, door locks, relay accessory products and other automation points
Ordering Code CRX-POSTX-DIN-WF
Power Supply
DC Input Voltage 12VDC (+/-10%)
Operating Current 110mA (Typical)
220mA (Peak, Panel Off Hook)
Low Voltage Cutout 8.7VDC
Low Voltage Restore 10.5VDC
RS-485 RS485 Menu Interface
Ethernet 10/100 Auto Negotiation
Full PSTN Emulation
Modem Security Reporting
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Programmable Outputs 2 Form C Relay Outputs, 7A 250V Max
Inputs 4
Dimensions (L x W x H) 156.8 x 90 x 60mm (6.17 x 3.54 x 2.36")
Weight 453g (15.98oz)
Operating 0°-50°C (32° - 122°F)
Storage -10°- 85°C (14° - 185°F)
Humidity 0%-93% non condensing, indoor use only (relative humidity)

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