8 EIA-485 asynchronous serial ports


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The IP-OCTAL-485 IndustryPack module implements eight EIA-485 asynchronous serial ports, each with DX+, DX- balanced pair signals and a ground. Serial ports are implemented with the Signetics SCC2698B octal UART. Each channel has a 3-character FIFO on its receiver to allow longer interrupt servicing latencies. Eighteen programmable baud rates up to 38.4 kb/s, and programmable bit length, parity, and stop bits are supported.

  • Programmable baud rates in 18 steps up to 38.4 kb/s
  • Four 16-bit timers
  • Support for DX+, DX-, and GND on each channel
  • 3-level FIFOs on all receivers
  • 8 EIA-485 ports on a single-wide IndustryPack