xPico - Compact embedded serial-to-Ethernet device server

The chip-sized xPico enables engineers to quickly and easily design in serial-to-Ethernet device server functionality, with minimal effort and virtually no code writing.

Designed for quick integration with minimal engineering effort, the chip-sized xPico provides simple and flexible networking-enabling of applications.

xPico enables Ethernet connectivity on virtually any device with a serial interface. The industry-proven Lantronix device server application and full IP stack on the module allow seamless remote access to device data, simplifying design integration and providing robust connectivity.

Because of its size xPico can be utilized in designs typically intended for chip solutions. A key difference with the xPico is that there is virtually no need to write a single line of code, translating to a much lower development cost and faster time-to-market.


  • Chip-size Footprint: 24mm x 16.5mm
  • Complete Device Server Application with Full IP Stack and Web Server
  • Serial Data Rate of up to 921 Kbps
  • 256-bit AES Encryption
  • Extended Temperature: -40°C to +85°C
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty

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Serial Interface

  • Interface: CMOS (Asynchronous, 5V tolerant)
  • Data Rates: 300bps to 921,600Kbps
  • Characters: 7 or 8 data bits
  • Parity: Odd, Even, None
  • Stop Bits: 1 or 2
  • Control Signals: DTR/DCD, RTS/CTS
  • Flow Control: XON/XOFF, RTS/CTS
  • Programmable I/O: 6 PIO pins (software selectable)

Network Interface

  • Interface: Ethernet 10Base-T or 100Base-TX (Auto-sensing)
  • Protocols: TCP/IP, UDP/IP, ARP. ICMP, SNMP, TFTP, Telnet, DHCP, BOOTP, HTTP, AutoIP


  • SNMP, Telnet, Serial, Internal Web Server, and Microsoft Windowsbased utility for web configuration


  • 256-bit AES Encryption

Internal Web Server

  • Storage Capacity: 384KB for Web Pages


  • CPU: Based on the DSTni-EX Enhanced 16-bit, 48MHz or 88MHz x86 Architecture
  • Memory: 256KB SRAM, 512KB Flash
  • Firmware: Upgradeable via TFTP and Serially


  • Input Voltage: 3.3VDC

Physical Interface

  • 40-pin Board-to-Board SMT Connector


  • Operating Temp: -40° to +85° C
  • Storage Temp: -40° to +85° C

Included Software

  • MS Windows-based DeviceInstaller
  • MS Windows-based Com Port Redirector


  • Dimensions: 24mm (L) x 16.5mm (W)


  • 5-Year Limited
  • ATM Machines
  • CNC Controllers
  • Data Collection Devices
  • Data Display Devices
  • Environmental Sensors
  • Handheld Instruments
  • HVAC Systems
  • Security Alarms and Access Control Devices
  • Telecommunications Equipment
  • Time/Attendance Clocks and Terminals
  • Universal Power Supply (UPS) Management Units
Part Number Description Pack Size

xPico device server module, extended temperature, AES encryption, bulk

N.B. The 40-pin Hirose DF40C(2.0)-40DS-0.4V(51) PCB mating connector is not supplied with the module and must be purchased separately

Boxes of 10


xPico device server module, extended temperature, AES encryption, sample

The sample version is supplied in a box containing:

  • 1 x xPico module
  • 1 x 40-pin PCB mating connector
  • 1 x mounting kit
  • Customer notices



xPico device server module development kit, comprising:

  • 1 x xPico module with quick mounting clip
  • 1 x adapter card (MatchPort footprint) with mating connector
  • 1 x evaluation board
  • 1 x universal power supply
  • 1 x Ethernet cable
  • 1 x serial cable
  • Customer notices
  • Supports Power-over-Ethernet


XPC100A001-01-B Quick mounting clip Pack of 50

Using an xPico development kit, you can get familiar with the product and understand how to integrate the xPico into a given product design.

AlphaMicro_Lantronix_xPico_Development_Kit_300pxThe xPico development kit contains the following items:

  • xPico module
  • xPico evaluation board
  • 5V wall adaptor
  • xPico quick mounting clip
  • RS-232 cable, DB9F/F, Null Modem
  • CAT5 Ethernet cable
  • 40-pin connector sample

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Last updated: 14 May 2019