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Can BCPME be used as gateway to monitor downstream devices?

Issue
Can BCPME be used as gateway to monitor downstream devices? 

Product Line
BCPME

Cause 
BCPME has one ethernet port and it also has one RS-485 port. User would like to know if they can use RS-485 as master port and communicate with downstream devices. 

Environment
BCPME configuration as gateway

Resolution 
BCPME cannot be used as gateway. The RS-485 is designed as slave serial port and it can't be configured as master. As a result, user will not be able to monitor downstream devices from BCPME. 
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