USB to RS485 converter

USB to RS485 converter

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USB to RS485 converter

Order code: 387802

 

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USB to RS485 converter FAQs

Where can I download a copy of the latest version of the device drivers required for the device?

The Virtual COM Port Drivers required by the device can be downloaded directly from the Future Technology Devices International Ltd website.

What are the connection details for the converter?

RS-485 connection table for use with USB to RS-485 adapter:

Slave (Unit)
5p cage clamp
(WAGO) Intellivox
5p XLR
5p
Phoenix 
RS-485 A (+ receive)
1
5
5
RS-485 B (- receive)
2
4
4
RS-485 Z (- send)
3
3
3
RS-485 Y (+ send)
4
2
2
DGND
5
1
1

Note that the device interface is a full-duplex (i.e. separate transmit and receive pairs) serial interface.

What cable should I use with the converter?

The cable should be a type suitable for data transfer with two individually shielded twisted pairs, for example:

Belden ‘Datalene’ series nr. 9729 2-pairs

Belden 1902A or equivalent

VDC Contractor RS422 2 pr (9729 equivalent)

BICC Brand-Rex H9002 AWM 2493

USB to RS485 converter

USB to RS485 converter