• RS Stock No. 687-7834
  • Brand FTDI Chip
  • Mfr Part No. USB-RS485-WE-1800-BT
USB to RS485 converter cable, wire, 1.8m
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USB to RS-485 Converter Cables, FTDI Chip

These cables provide a fast and simple method to convert RS-485 level serial UART to USB. The USB connector contains a small circuit board featuring the FTDI FT232RQ (RS 730-0168) serial UART interface IC to handle all the USB signalling and protocols. There are two LEDs to indicate data being received and transmitted. They have a maximum UART Baud Rate of 3 Mbaud.

These converters are supported with Microsoft WHQL certified VCP drivers for Windows, Apple Mac, and Linux. All of which are available, royalty-free from FTDI website. http://www.ftdichip.com

The other end of the cable is bare, tinned wire ended and can be customised to your needs using various connectors.

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USB to RS485 converter cable, wire, 1.8m
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Sep 26, 2017
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