RS485 Networking Tips
Part number: TM 97-0022
Revision date: 1/20/1998
Title: Tech Memo #97-0022: RS485 Networking Tips

This document contains recommendations for RS485 sign networks: overall cable length, number of network drops, length of drop cables, end-of-line termination, and cable type. NOTE: Adaptive Micro Systems now recommends a different RS485 wire. See Tech Memo 04-0001 for details.

The Networking Alpha Signs manual has detailed information on RS485 connectivity and other connectivity methods. Refer to this manual for part numbers and detailed configuration drawings.


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