A BACnet/MSTP network will run longer than 4000 feet. Can the ASD or MicroSmart repeater be used?

Issue

A BACnet/MSTP network will run longer than 4000 feet. Can the ASD or MicroSmart repeater be used?

Product Line

TAC I/A Series

Environment

  • ASD repeater
  • MicroSmart repeater
  • BACnet/MSTP network

Cause

ASD or MicroSmart repeater won't extend communication distances on a BACnet/MSTP.

Resolution

Both repeaters were tested and neither worked on a MSTP network.