Category: System and Controller
Manufacturer: Connect tech Inc
Caution Level: Intermediate
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Operating System: Windows 95/98/CE/Me/XP/NT/2000/2003
Latest Version / Release Date: RS-485 / N/A
The connect tech Inc BlueHeat 8 RS- 485 adapter offers up to eight synchronous serial ports for data collection devices, barcode readers, time clocks, scales and other industrial automation equipment. It is an ideal industrial strength solution for control and automation applications requiring single node or multi- drop communications over a short or long distance using PCI bus compatible computers. The synchronous serial ports are in various electrical interface configurations. The ports are controlled by providing 128 bytes of TxD/RxD FIFO buffers. It has a dual mode interrupt scheme with PCI and ISA modes with status register. This improves performance and compatibility. It supports three modes which include: full duplex with RTS/CTS flow control, half duplex with TxD echo cancellation and multi drop slave which offers full wire full duplex communications of multi drop devices. It is easy to install.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
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It has independent port configurations with baud rates from 50bps to 921.6 Kbps with data bits of 5, 6, 7 or 8. There is a choice of either a DB-9 or DB 25 fan out cable. It has multi strike surge suppressions at IEC1000-4 compatible on all signals. It is easy to install with no DIP switches or jumpers to set. It contains full plug and play capability. It offers hardware flexibility and adaptability for the user's applications. The user can configure each port's baud rate, parity, data and stop bits independently. It boards with its dual mode interrupt scheme that offers compatibility with existing standard serial drivers for most operating systems. Its adapters come ready for simple installation with no DIP switches or jumpers to set. Included are board, cable assembly, driver software and a comprehensive manual. The plug and play resources require two 256 byte I/O space . It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Connect Tech Inc. BlueHEAT 8 RS-485 errors before installing any driver updates.