rs232 rs485

Discussion in 'Computing and Networks' started by nas11116, Apr 8, 2013.

  1. nas11116

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    Apr 8, 2013
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    if you plug rs232 serial cable off your computer into an rs485 device can it damage the device?
     
  2. JohnInTX

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    Jun 26, 2012
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    RS232 uses +/- voltages. RS485 usually does not. Best to buy/build a converter.
     
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