Can I interface zphs01b with arduino

ericgibbs

Joined Jan 29, 2010
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Hi,
This clip from Arduino.
RS232 devices use high voltages that are not compatible with an Arduino's TTL voltage levels and may damage an Arduino. You can use a device such as a MAX232 to convert between RS232 and TTL voltage levels.

If the TS connect the sensor to the Arduino Serial Port pins, he must have a level shifter,
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Update:
There is so much contradictory information on the web, I am going to check the Board levels with a scope.

Added: from the official Arduino site
Serial communication on pins TX/RX uses TTL logic levels (5V or 3.3V depending on the board). Don't connect these pins directly to an RS232 serial port; they operate at +/- 12V and can damage your Arduino board.
 
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