RS-232 to RS-485 Converter Module for interfacing to RS-485 Data Acquisition Modules; Includes 9 Pin Serial Cable to connect to PC

  • Allows an 8000 Series network to be controlled via a standard RS-232 PC Serial port
  • Converts between RS-232 and RS-485
  • Up to 256 8000 Series modules per 8520
  • Up to 2,048 8000 Series modules per 8520 when used in conjunction with 8510 repeater module
  • Functions with multiple modules simultaneously using different baud rates and different data formats
  • Includes Free CD with user Manuals, Visual Basic Examples, Drivers for DASYLab, Compatible with TestPoint, Software Utilities, and WINview CP, LINUX driver available upon request
Protocol: Two-wire RS-485, differential (D+, D-)

Speed: Internal "Self Tuner", auto switching baud rate, 1200 bps to 115.2 kbps

Max. Modules In Network:
Without Repeater: 256
With 8010 Repeater: 2,048

Isolation Voltage: 3000VDC

Isolation Site:
8520: RS-232
8520R: RS-485

Repeater Request: 4,000 feet or over 256 modules

Power Requirements: +10V to +30VDC

Power Consumption: 1.2W max.