What is the difference between RS-422 and RS-485 and do you know when to use which one? How many devices can you connect to an RS-422 or RS-485 network? Can you mix RS-422 and RS-485 devices on the same network?
In the latest Tech Update, Jon Titus, renowned author and accomplished engineer, leads you on a detailed journey through the basics of differential serial communications. He explains the similarities and differences between RS-422 and RS-485 and covers the communication best suited to each standard. Increase your industrial serial communications knowledge with the Basics of RS-422 and RS-485 Communications, in this first of a three-part series. Next month Jon Titus will explain how to properly configure and wire RS-422 and RS-485 networks.
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