High Speed Ruggedized Model 4176 Converts USB Data from a PC to RS485/422/232 Networks
August 4, 2010
NEW PRODUCT RELEASE
Electro Standards Laboratories (ESL), Cranston, RI announces the new Model 4176 high speed, ruggedized USB to RS485/422/232 interface converter. With its integrated rate buffering, the Model 4176 converts USB 2.0 compliant data from a standard PC to a serial asynchronous data interface over RS232 or RS485/422 networks. The baud rate is user selectable with operating speeds up to 1.5 Mbps for RS232 and up to 3 Mbps for RS485/422.
This Model 4176 USB to RS485/422/232 converter is a member of Electro Standards Laboratories rugged community of media converters and is designed to operate from - 40°C to +85°C, featuring ESD protection circuitry on the USB I/O connector as well as all receivers and transmitters for both the RS232 and RS485/422 interfaces. Typical applications for the M4176 include USB PC to PC long distance communications, factory automation, multi-drop data collection devices, barcode readers, time clocks, scales, data entry terminals, ATMs and serial communications in harsh environments.
This desktop converter can be ordered with the USB I/O connector on the front or back of the unit. Accessories include DIN rail mounting hardware. The unit is also available as a board only, Model 4177, with front mounting threaded brackets for rack mounting in embedded applications.
For more information, contact Electro Standards Laboratories at 401-943-1164, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ElectroStandards.com. All ESL products are available for export.
Tina Corticelli, Media Manager
Electro Standards Laboratories
36 Western Industrial Drive
Cranston, RI 02921