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RS-232

RS-232

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I have a Programmable operator interface that gets damage because of the environment that it's in and needs to be moved away from the PLC 150ft, it uses RS-232, but the manufacture says that with RS-232 can go up to only 50ft without having problems, is there something to convert from RS-232 to another protocol that can go the 150ft then go back to RS-232?
Thanks

RE: RS-232

At what speed? RS-232 can go WAY farther than 50', depending upon baudrate... I'm running a bi-directional link for 200'+ at 9,600.

Dan - Owner
http://www.Hi-TecDesigns.com

RE: RS-232

Try a RS-232 to RS-485 converter. They have port powered models that need no power supplies.

Take a look at B&B Electronics for serial converters. www.bb-elec.com

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