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RS232 to RS485 interface converter

CTC Union Part No.: IC485-3

  • $ 72.00 or

The IC485-3 is a DC powered interface converter that allows full conversion between RS-232 and RS-485 interfaces. The converter requires an external AC adapter. The converter provides a high degree of electrical isolation between the serial interfaces. It has DCE/DTE selection for RS232 port and can operate 2 or 4 wire, full or half duplex on the RS485 port. LEDs report status of both interfaces. One typical application for this converter is extension of an RS-232 interface over longer distances using 2 or 4 wire copper circuits.

Features of IC485-3 interface converter

  • Baud Rate: up to 115.2Kbps
  • RS-485 2 or 4 wire, Half or Full Duplex operation
  • Electrical isolation: 2500V minimum
  • DCE/DTE device setting switch
  • RTS/CTS control switch for Half/Full duplex operating mode
  • Required DC external power

Technical specifications

  • Data Rate: 1200, 2400. 4800. 9600. 19.2K, 38.4K, 57.6K or 115.2Kbps
  • Connectors: RS-232 DB25 female connector, RS-485 5 screw terminal block
  • LEDs: TD/ RD/ External DC power
  • Power: External 9V DC/300mA power adapter (provided with the converter)
  • Temperature: 0-50§C (Operating), 20-70§C (Storage)
  • Humidity: 5%-90% non-condensing
  • Dimensions: 80mm x 140mm x 25mm
  • Weight: 180g

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