The serial to Ethernet module integrates 10/100m adaptive Ethernet interface, the highest baud rate of serial port communication is up to 256Kbps, with TCP Client and UDP working mode, which can be easily configured by software.
The difference between serial to ethernet converter and serial to ethernet module
Serial to Ethernet converter is serial to Ethernet module adds a shell, which has the function of electromagnetic isolation.
The size of the serial to Ethernet module is about 44×32×15mm, the size of the serial to Ethernet converter is about 95×84×25mm.
Serial to Ethernet modules cost only about half of serial to Ethernet converter, and users will purchase them in bulk once they pass the test.
The function of serial to Ethernet converter is exactly the same as serial to Ethernet module.
In summary, if your serial device server is an off-the-shelf device, and the case of the device cannot be opened and put into the module, then you can choose the serial to ethernet converter, which can be used externally. But the price is relatively high.
If you are the manufacturer of the serial device servers, you have the ability to reassemble and design the equipment and need to reduce the cost due to large consumption, you can consider adopting the serial to Ethernet module, you can embed the module into your equipment.